Accused kidnappers nabbed at campground |

Accused kidnappers nabbed at campground

Two people accused of kidnapping a San Mateo County man at gunpoint and robbing an elderly Oregon couple are in jail without bail after being arrested in a Nevada County campground.

Officers arrested Joshua Burgoyne, 24, of Oak Harbor, Wash., Camillia Forness, 20, of Hillsborough, Ore., and their passenger Kathryn Moore, 20, of Sparks, Nev., on Sunday night in the Truckee area after campers reported them begging to pay their camping fees, Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal said today.

They were short $6 for their fee at the Boyington Mill Campground at Boca Reservoir, so they began asking other campers for money ” and the other campers complained, Royal said.

“It was strange that they were in a newer-model Honda CRV and a woman in the car had two black eyes,” Royal said.

A deputy checked the vehicle’s history and discovered the Honda was stolen last month as part of an armed robbery and kidnapping in San Mateo County.

The suspected kidnappers drove, allegedly with the car’s owner as their prisoner, to the Portland, Ore., area, where their alleged victim escaped, Royal said.

Burgoyne and Forness also were wanted for an April home invasion in Portland involving an 80-year-old woman, Royal said.

Officers from Truckee Police Department and the California Highway Patrol assisted with detaining and transporting the three suspects.

All three were charged with receiving or concealing stolen property and being a fugitive from justice, and they all had out-of-state warrants. Borgoyne and Forness also were charged with armed robbery and kidnapping.


To contact Staff Writer Robyn Moormeister, e-mail or call 477-4236.

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