Bolt Cutters Allegedly Used to Threaten Robbery Victim
According to Brittany Powell of the Eureka Police Department,
On 07/30/15 at about 11:08 p.m., Officers responded to a gas station on the 1700 block of Broadway for the report of a robbery. The reporting party said that a male told him to go the rear of the business or he would assault him with bolt cutters. The suspect then took the caller’s wife’s backpack which contained money and miscellaneous items. The suspect left on foot. The victim identified the suspect as Edward Brinson, 27 of Eureka.
At about 12:40 a.m., Officers located Brinson near Wabash and A Streets. He was positively identified as the suspect and arrested for robbery and probation violation.