Officers Arrest Sleepy Man with 18 Bags of Suspected Meth
This is a press release from the Eureka Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 10-03-2018, at about 12:19 p.m., officers assigned to the Community Safety Enhancement Team (CSET) were conducting patrol checks in the area of the Adorni Center parking lot, Amphitheater and Halverson Park in response to on-going reports of criminal activity.
While on scene, officers located a subject sleeping in the park. The subject was familiar to the officers from prior contacts. On the ground next to the subject, officers saw a baggie containing suspected methamphetamine. The subject, Ronald William Knight (50 years old), was contacted and a small tin, a bundle of plastic baggies and a digital scale were also located next to him. The tin was searched, pursuant to Knight’s probation terms (Knight is on active probation for possession of a controlled substance for sales). In the tin, officers located an additional 17 baggies of suspected methamphetamine.