APD Press Release
On Saturday, Oct. 27, acting on citizen tips, investigators from the Arcata Police Department began surveillance of a residence off Walnut Drive in Cutten.
During the surveillance operation, Brandon Matthew Watson, 27, of Arcata, the suspect in the fatal stabbing that occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the 900 block of H Street, was spotted getting into a car.
Investigators conducted at traffic stop on the vehicle on the 3900 block of Walnut Drive. Watson was taken into custody without incident.
Watson was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional facility on a charge of 187 PC, Murder.
The Arcata Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in identifying and locating Watson.