Juvenile Burglar Caught Hiding in Dryer, Says EPD
Early this afternoon, Eureka Police surrounded a home where a burglar was allegedly inside. The residence was located near the intersection of 17th and L Streets. Eureka Police requested backup from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office about 12:40 p.m. Fortuna Police also responded with a K-9 team.
Officers at the scene of the incident. [Photo by Stormy Taylor]
The 16-year-old male juvenile was eventually located “hiding in a dryer,” according to a tweet by Chief Andrew Mills.
K-9 at the alleged burglary scene. [Photo by Stormy Taylor]
Stormy Taylor, a witness who provided us these photos from the scene tells us that the juvenile fought law enforcement as he was being taken from the home.
Later, Chief Mills told John Chiv, that the juvenile had a gun. Mills tweeted a photo of the gun and stated that the burglar arrest removed one more gun from the street.