The Humboldt County Correctional Facility welcomed a new resident on Monday morning after he was arrested for stealing from an acquaintance.
Eureka police say they responded to a call on Monday morning from one of the Eureka residents who was claiming that his car was stolen. The victim said that a man named Mr. Brandon Douglas Bean, 34, was visiting her residence that night. When she woke up in the morning, she found that her gold 1999 Ford Taurus, the key, and a purse were gone.
The officers took note on the story and stayed on the lookout for the vehicle. It wasn’t long until they found the Ford parked on Howard Street. The officer then collected some information that Bean might be staying at a mobile home nearby. Consequently, the officers set up a perimeter around the suspected mobile home and arrested Bean after they found him locked in a bedroom in the home.
It turned out that this is not Bean’s first vehicle theft. He had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant before for the same crime. He was transported and booked to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and the vehicle and property were returned to its rightful owner.
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