Everett, WA Murder Suspects Held on $1,000,000.00 Bail

October 7, 2011

Police Blotter

Pedersen and Grisby are each being held on $1,000,000.00 bail in California

Suspect reportedly uses past tense when referring to his father during court hearing. The Appeal-Democrat newspaper in Marysville, CA is reporting that David Joseph Pedersen, 31 and Holly Ann Grigsby, 24 are each being held on one million dollars bail on local charges of felon in possession of a weapon and vehicle theft in California. The paper says the two entered pleas of not guilty this afternoon in a hearing in Yuba, CA. The paper says at one point David Joseph Pedersen created an outburst in the courtroom saying, “He was my father. She was not related to me.” apparently in reference to the prosecutor talking about David Jones Pedersen, 56 who is still missing and Leslie May Pedersen, 69 who was found murdered in her trailer at the Mobile Country Club in south Everett on September 28th. In addition to granting the one million dollars bail, the judge continued the hearing until Tuesday. By that time it is expected that authorities here in Everett will file an extradition request to bring the two back to Washington State to face murder charges. Oregon State is also expected to ask for extradition in relation to the murder of 19-year-old Cody Myers from Lafayette, Oregon. Pedersen and Grigsby were driving his car at the time of their arrest. His body was found on Wednesday and police say he’d been shot in the head and chest. Today Police revealed that the Black Jeep Patriot taken from the Mobile Country Club in Everett was located in a remote area of Linn County, Oregon. Everett Police Spokesman Sgt. Robert Goetz would not reveal any other information than that the Jeep was located. There is still no word on David Jones Pedersen, who as of this writing is still considered a missing and endangered person.

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