New Year’s Eve Passes Without Major Incident – January 1, 2012
Note: The following press release was issued at 2:22 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 1. – Ed.
City of Arcata
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW YEAR’S EVE ON THE ARCATA PLAZA
The Arcata Police Department is pleased to announce a successful New Year’s Eve on the Plaza. With assistance from Eureka Police, Ferndale Police, Fortuna Police, Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office, Humboldt State University Police, and Rio Dell Police there were few negative incidences.
Due to the damage and criminal behavior that occurred on Halloween, the City of Arcata made significant preparations for New Year’s Eve including cordoning off the center of the Plaza and requesting additional law enforcement resources.
During the course of the evening six arrests were made. Five arrests for Public Intoxication and one arrest for Driving Under the Influence.
The Arcata Police Department would like to thank the other law enforcement agencies, volunteers and city staff that were involved in making this New Years Eve safe and enjoyable for the citizens of Arcata.