Suspect Arrested for Heroin and for Burglary

This is a press release from the Arcata Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

11892113_10153103745333526_2649071199132352680_nOn Sunday August 16, 2015 at about 1:00 am, the Arcata Police Department responded to the 3000 block of Janes Road on the report of an interrupted residential burglary.  The suspect fled when one of the occupants located him rummaging through items in the garage.  Officers on scene were able to identify 28 year old McKinleyville resident Richard Lewis Boone as the suspect.

On Monday August 17, 2015 at about 2:15 am, Deputies from the Humboldt County Sherriff’s Office located Boone during a traffic stop in Mckinleyville and APD took him into custody for the burglary and for possession of a quarter ounce of Heroin.

Boone was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges:

  • PC 459-Burglary
  • HS 11350(a)-Possession of a Narcotic     


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