From the Arcata Police Department:


On 08/22/2018, at approximately 1735 hrs, the Arcata Police Department was alerted by a passerby, that Melissa McKinnon had been spotted climbing into the rear window of her own residence.

McKinnon was wanted by the APD for her involvement in numerous residential burglaries. Officers responded to the area and took McKinnon into custody for the following felony violations:

·         Penal Code 459, Burglary
·         Penal Code 496, Possession of Stolen Property

McKinnon was booked into the Humboldt County Jail. A Bail enhancement was granted in the amount of $200,000.

The APD would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating McKinnon.