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Police arrest alleged burglar in Eureka

Eureka - A Eureka man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home and stealing a cell phone.

Taken into custody was 53-year-old John King. Authorities say just after midnight Monday, E.P.D. was called to the 1700-block of J Street. A woman woke up to a strange man in her bedroom. Her screams sent him running.

A short time later, police located King hiding near the 900-block of H Street. The victim’s cell phone was found near King. He was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail and charged with burglary.