Location of Occurrence: 2110 East Main St apartment #1, Quincy
Salinas CA and Redding, CA
Agencies Involved: Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, Plumas County District Attorney, Plumas County CPS, Salinas Police Department and Redding Police Department
On December 15, 2015 at 1500 hours the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office received a request from Plumas County Child Protective Services for a welfare check on a 9 year old female living at 2110 East Main St apt #1, Quincy, CA. As a result of the investigation and welfare check. The Sheriff’s Office arrested Tami Joy Huntsman 39 years of age of Quincy who recently moved from Salinas, CA and Gonzalo Curiel 17 years of age of Quincy who also recently moved to Quincy from Salinas, CA. The victim’s name and injury information is being withheld at this time due to the victim’s age and ongoing investigation. The victim was taken to the hospital and is being treated for numerous injuries.
Due to the circumstances surrounding the incident further investigation was required for possible additional victims. This led to the discovery of two deceased juveniles inside a storage unit in the city of Redding, CA
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, Redding Police Department and Salinas Police Department are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the children’s death.
Huntsman and Curiel are being held on charges of Torture, Mayhem and Child Abuse with a bail set at $1,000,000.00.
Sheriff Hagwood expresses his sincere gratitude to all agencies involved in this extremely difficult investigation.
Sheriff-Coroner By Steve Peay