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Three arrested for attempted burglary in McKinleyville

MCKINLEYVILLE - Three suspects were arrested after an armed McKinleyville resident thwarted an attempted burglary.

Taken into custody was 23-year old Larry Lockhart, 25-year old Michael Cady Jr. both of McKinleyville and 22-year old Blaine Martin of Trinidad.

Saturday night around 8:15, deputies responded to the 1900 block of Ocean Drive for a possible home invasion robbery. Officials say a resident armed himself to confront known suspects who then fled the scene.

CHP and BLM officers helped in the search and all three suspects were found. Two firearms were recovered one of which was reported stolen. Lockhart, Martin and Cady Jr. were booked into the Humboldt County jail for attempted robbery and attempted burglary. Authorities are still on the lookout for a third firearm, an alleged AR-15 style rifle.