Photo: Robert Bayer
Originally published as a Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
“In early April 2021, Trinity County Deputies investigated a Burglary at the Weaverville Cemetery where a supply and equipment building was ransacked and the cemetery maintenance vehicle was stolen. During that same time period two hangers at the Weaverville Airport were burglarized, a plane was vandalized and moved across the airport runway.
During the course of the investigations, Robert Bayer, a transient from Weaverville, CA was identified as a suspect and later taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for a non-related case.
On April 19, 2021 Investigators interviewed Robert Bayer, who confessed to the Auto and Plane Theft, Vandalism, along with the Burglaries. He was booked into Trinity County Detention Facility on the below listed charges.
Suspect Arrested: Robert David Bayer Jr., DOB: 08/30/1972, from Weaverville, CA
10851(a)VC – Auto Theft x2
496(a)PC – Possession of Stolen Property x2
459PC – Burglary x2
594PC – Vandalism”