AMADOR COUNTY (CBS13) – A man is accused of walking into the home of someone he didn’t know and trying to steal property from the homeowner in Amador County.
On Monday night at 8:50 p.m., a man allegedly walked into a home on New York Ran Road in Amador County and started acting “erratically”, according to a statement on Facebook by the Amador County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Young Eagles Are Falling From Their Nests Due To NorCal’s Oppressive Heatwave
The homeowner, who is wheelchair-bound armed himself with a handgun and convinced the man to leave. He then called 9-1-1.READ MORE: Suspect In Custody After Shooting At House Of Oliver In Roseville
Deputies arrived and say they found Erik Willden, 40, of Stockton, wearing a cape and taking items from the homeowner’s garage. He was detained and eventually admitted to smoking methamphetamine earlier in the day.MORE NEWS: Forward Progress Stopped On Fire In El Dorado Hills
Willden was arrested and booked into the Amador County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion of burglary, and being under the influence of a controlled substance.