AUBURN (CBS13) — Deputies have arrested a suspected shoplifter who also was allegedly brandishing a knife inside an Auburn store over the weekend.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, around 4:20 p.m. Sunday, deputies responded Home Depot in Auburn for a disturbance. Deputies spotted the suspect outside the store, reportedly walking away with a knife in his hand.READ MORE: Trailblazer Flew Through Glass Ceilings As First Female African American Pilot To Fly U-2 Aircraft
Deputies say they ordered the man to put the knife on the ground several times. He eventually complied and was taken into custody.READ MORE: Pressure Behind The Wheel: Sacramento Mover Drove Historic Victorian Mansion Through San Francisco
The man was soon identified as 36-year-old Daniel James Meyer, who had been issued a trespassing notice at the same store earlier in the day. Investigators say Meyer had come back and threateningly brandished a knife inside the store; he had also allegedly stolen over $100 worth of merchandise.
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Meyer was arrested and is facing charges of shoplifting, trespassing, having a concealed dagger, and brandishing a weapon.