[UPDATE 3:44 p.m.] A Man Trespassing Under a Business Got Combative With Arcata Police

Before 3 p.m. this afternoon, Arcata Police backed by University Police arrived at the 4600 block of Valley West Boulevard in Arcata. We don’t know why they are there but one witness described them wrestling with a man.

Arcata Police outside motel

Photo and video by Lloyd Snyder.

We’ve requested more information from Arcata Police but have not heard back from them.

UPDATE 3:44 p.m.: According Arcata Police Watch Commander Richard Bergstresser, “We had a trespasser underneath the building and he decided to fight…We believe he was under the influence of an unknown drug. And he was extremely combative.”

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