Three men arrested in September's state mining museum heist including Edward Rushing III, 40, of El Dorado County
The California Highway Patrol has announced the arrest of three men in connection with the Sept. 28 robbery of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa.
The robbery involved the theft of more than $1 million in precious metals, mostly gold.
Search warrants were served this morning in El Dorado, Sacramento and Sutter counties.
Edward Rushing III, 40, of El Dorado County was arrested on suspicion of multiple felonies, including drug charges and is believed to be a conspirator int he Mariposa heist, according to a CHP news release.
Two men were arrested in Sutter County. Matthew Campbell, 43, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery, and Jonathan Matis, 41, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery, armed robbery, vehicle theft and vandalism.
Officials said the investigation is continuing, and there may be additional arrests and ...
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