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Police discover loaded guns, sword at Arcata home

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ARCATA- A man wanted on two felony warrants was arrested Wednesday morning in Arcata.

Officers served a warrant at a home in the 5000 block of Monterey Drive. There, 34 year old Joseph Gene Conn was arrested. During a search of his home and car, police found two loaded shot guns, on loaded handgun, a cane sword and half an ounce of methamphetamine. Conn was on post release community supervision for a previous drug conviction.

He was booked on two warrants and six other drug and weapons related charges.