01/19/07 07-006

01/19/07 07-006

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January 19, 2007


Suspect Arrested In 2004 Homicide

Yesterday, January 18, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office arrested the suspect in the May 7, 2004 shooting death of Raymon Bass on the 400 block of Haight Street. Bass, 17, attended Mission High School and had received a scholarship to play football at Humboldt State University.

This past Tuesday, January 16, a San Francisco Criminal Grand Jury indicted Florentino Tobie for Bass's murder. Tobie, a San Francisco resident, was 16 years old at the time of the homicide.

The San Francisco Police Department would like to thank the agencies that assisted in the investigation of this case, including the FBI, the U. S. Marshal's Service, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, and the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

Tobie remains in custody in Ukiah, pending extradition, on $2 million bail.

For more information, please contact:

SFPD Public Affairs Office


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
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