City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE
WANTED BURGLAR CAUGHT IN THE ACT IN ARCATA
On Wednesday, Nov. 27 at about 2:45 a.m., Officer Chris Rogers with the Arcata Police Department was on patrol in the area of Alliance Road and Spear Avenue when he noticed light coming from inside a food truck parked in the area.
Officer Rogers located 27-year-old Ian Richards of Arcata actively burglarizing the food truck. The cash register had been accessed and he was in possession of burglary tools.
Richards was wanted by the Arcata Police Department regarding a previous burglary he had committed on Monday, Nov. 25.
Richards was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on two counts of burglary.