City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE
OFFICERS LOCATE STOLEN PROPERTY IN TRANSIENT CAMP
On Thursday, Oct. 29, Arcata Police Department investigated a burglary from the 5200 block of Ericson Way in Arcata. During the investigation, it was discovered that tools totaling over $3,500 were stolen. Officers examined the surveillance footage and recognized the suspect committing the burglary and were familiar with where the suspect had a transient camp.
On Friday, Oct. 30, officers made contact at the transient camp off of the 4200 block of West End Rd and detained Zachariah Walker Dalton, 22, of Arcata. '
Zachariah is currently on probation out of Humboldt County for Burglary and Grand Theft. Officers searched the area he had control over, located the stolen tools and additionally located a stolen generator from a previous Arcata PD burglary report in the camp.
The property was returned to the rightful owners.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Zachariah was issued a citation for 487(a) PC, Grand Theft, and 459 PC, Burglary.
Items discovered in the camp: