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: Record-Breaking Temperatures Posted Around Sacramento Region Friday
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: Sacramento Mayor Joins Group Pushing For Reparations For Black Communities As Country Celebrates Juneteenth As Federal Holiday
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: 'The Heat Is Unbearable': Friday Night Out Brings Sacramento Crowds Inside To Beat The Heat
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.