DAVIS (CBS13) — The Davis Police Department said a suspect found sitting inside of a dumpster early Thursday morning led them on a brief search before being detained outside of a concerned citizen’s apartment door.
The suspect — identified as 33-year-old Erik Scott from Davis — fled from the dumpster on foot and was arrested shortly after when a concerned resident alerted police of a man sitting outside of her front door.
After arresting Scott, officers discovered the suspect had a felony warrant out of Sacramento.
Upon searching Scott and his property, authorities said they found the following:
- Several ID cards and personal information not belonging to the suspect
- A set of brass knuckles and a three-inch hunting knife
- Several burglary tools including a wire cutter, mask, beanie, flashlight, and other miscellaneous tools
- Several syringes, 2 grams of crystal meth, multiple meth pipes, a silver spoon, and a digital scale
Scott is currently booked into the Yolo County Jail.