Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman said, “The destruction that occurred last Halloween cannot be tolerated. We will be actively enforcing all laws and have zero tolerance for any violations. The safety of the citizens and officers as well as the protection of property will be our top priority.”
The subject, later identified as Alioune Thiam (32) from Berkeley, was still holding the knife at his side when the officer located him.
G STREET – What started as a wrong-way bicycle ticket Thursday, Aug. 2 fell short of becoming an international incident, but did briefly flare as yet another culture war tribal clash.
It’s not the first time someone has gone on a daylight graffiti quest. Nor is it the first time a suspect was arrested paint-handed for allegedly doing so.
The investigation into the incident discovered that a theft was attempted in the business. Interior video security camera images were reviewed and Burke was determined to be the suspect in that attempted theft.
While investigating the incident officers recovered a large machete, which was identified by the female as the knife used.
The female, 28-year-old Molly Barnes, a transient from the Placerville area, was initially subdued by the child’s father and was then taken into custody by APD officers.
Law enforcement will be strictly enforcing all laws related to the use of Redwood Park. Smoking and alcohol consumption are prohibited.
According to the lawsuit, the June 1 search of Sage’s home was carried out by at least 10 officers and eight of them – some “with guns drawn” – entered the house after an officer dressed as a utility worker knocked at the door.
A pair of press releases from APD and HCSO.