Thieves Hit Arcata BLM Office – August 26, 2012
APD Press Release
On Sunday, Aug. 16, the Arcata Police Department was summoned to investigate a theft that occurred at the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office on Heindon Road.
According to BLM representatives, two privately owned vehicles and a BLM all-terrain vehicle (ATV) were stolen from a secured yard behind their headquarters. The ATV was on a BLM trailer, which is also reported as stolen.
The stolen vehicles are privately owned by wildland firefighters, one of whom is currently deployed at a wildland fire in the eastern Sierras.
Several power tools were also stolen from BLM vehicles that were parked in the lot.
The stolen vehicles were a black 1999 Toyota Tacoma (CA/6JYK204), a red 1989 Toyota pickup (CA/5V83905), and a green 2006 Yamaha Rhino ATV. The stolen trailer has a US Department of the Interior license plate (L1423348).
Anyone with information about this incident is requested to contact the Arcata Police Department at 707-822-2428.