Eureka Police Department press release:
On June 22, 2016, at about 3:42 a.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to an electronics store on the 1100 block of Myrtle Avenue for the report of an in progress burglary. A witness reported he saw two subjects break the front glass door of the business before fleeing with stolen property. An alarm activation was also received.
The witness provided a description of the subjects and said they were last seen on foot near the cemetery on Myrtle. Officers checked the area and located a male matching the description at Cooper Gulch. The male, Cody Collins, 27 of Eureka, was in possession of new electronics. Collins admitted to officers that he broke into the business with another male, but would not provide a name.
Collins was transported and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for burglary and probation violation. The second male has not been located or identified. If you have information regarding this incident, call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4060.