Arcata Police have caught the suspect in a recent deadly stabbing. On Saturday, acting on citizen tips, investigators from the Arcata Police Department began surveillance of a residence off Walnut Drive in Cutten.
During the surveillance operation, Brandon Matthew Watson, 27, of Arcata, the suspect in the incident that occurred on 10/24/2018 on the 900 Blk of H St, was spotted getting into a car. Investigators conducted at traffic stop on the vehicle on the 3900 Blk of Walnut Drive. Watson was taken into custody without incident.
Watson was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional facility on a charge of 187 PC, Murder.