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Citizen chases down suspect trying to enter vehicles

The following is a press release from the Arcata Police Department:

On 8/10/2013 at about 8:00 p.m., Officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to the area of the Co-Op market on the report of a concerned citizen chasing after a female subject who had tried to enter several vehicles in a residential neighborhood. 

The female subject, identified as McKinleyville resident Shawna Renee Sorenson (age 27), was located by officers in the rear yard of a private residence in the 900 block of I Street.  During a search of Sorenson incident to her arrest for public intoxication, Sorenson was found to have possessed approximately three and a half ounces of concentrated cannabis, heroin and numerous items of drug paraphernalia associated with the use of heroin.
 
Sorenson was arrested for public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of concentrated cannabis and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility.