From the Arcata Police Department:

On Tuesday June 14, 2016 at 7:55 am, the Arcata Police Department responded to the Shell Gas station, located in the 1400 block of G St, on the report of several subjects in a vehicle possibly engaged in drug activity. Upon officers arrival one male ran from the vehicle and was apprehended by a pursuing officer after a foot chase and brief struggle. A loaded concealed pistol was located on his person.

A search of the associated vehicle and its occupants resulted in the discovery of a small amount of Heroin, Methamphetamine, nunchaku and burglary tools. An additional loaded pistol was located concealed upon one of the passengers.

A total of five suspects were taken into custody and booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges:

21 year old Eureka resident Braylan Jay Lanier

  • Two Felony Warrants for Parole Violations
  • PC 148(a)(1): Resisting Arrest
  • PC 25850(a): Possession of a Loaded Firearm in Public
  • PC 29800(a)(1): Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • PC 23900: Possession of Firearm without a Serial Number

18 year old McKinleyville resident Andrew James Lamberson Jr.

  • PC 22010: Possession of Nunchaku
  • PC 25850(a): Possession of a Loaded Firearm in Public

24 year old McKinleyville resident Nathan Lee Mays

  • HS 11377(a): Possession of a Controlled Substance

25 year old McKinleyville resident Kason Henry Crutchfield

  • PC 30305(a)(1): Felon in Possession of Ammunition
  • HS 11350(a): Possession of a Narcotic Drug
  • PC 466: Possession of Burglary Tools

26 year old Klamath resident Richard Lucas Martin

  • Misdemeanor Warrant for Driving on a Suspended License