[UPDATE Wednesday] 14-Year-Old Booked for Numerous Charges
On December 20, 2016, at about 12:54 p.m., an officer with the Eureka Police Department attempted to contact a juvenile on a bicycle near Wabash Avenue and Pine Street in Eureka. The juvenile had numerous outstanding warrants and was a suspect in multiple residential burglaries and firearms related crimes. The juvenile abandoned his bicycle and fled on foot. Additional officers and POP detectives responded and ultimately located the 14 year old male juvenile near the 1800 block of California.
The juvenile was booked into Juvenile Hall for outstanding warrants for vandalism, juvenile probation violation, possession of a short barreled shotgun, resisting arrest, and possession of less than ounce of marijuana. He was also booked on fresh charges for residential burglary, possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property, and juvenile probation violation.
Additional warrants for residential and commercial burglaries are pending.
UPDATE Wednesday: Press release fromt the Eureka Police Department:
The 14 year old juvenile arrested yesterday by EPD has been identified as the suspect involved in the December 16th shooting on G Street in Eureka. The juvenile was booked today with the additional charges of assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a short barreled shotgun, juvenile in possession of ammunition, conspiracy, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and probation violation.
Anyone with additional information relating to this incident is asked to call the Eureka Police Department.
Earlier Chapter: Juvenile ‘Priority Suspect’ Captured by EPD