Police Arrest 1 in Vehicle Burglaries

Fort Bragg police arrested a man in con­nec­tion with a string of vehi­cle bur­glar­ies that began in early Decem­ber. The arrest fol­lowed a report of a sus­pi­cious male dressed in cam­ou­flage look­ing into vehi­cles on South Street. Offi­cers checked the area and found and arrested Cheshire Maiava, 27, of Fort Bragg, on Jan. 1 at about 6:45 a.m. Maiava was in pos­ses­sion of bur­glary tools, pep­per spray, a con­trolled sub­stance and a police scan­ner. He was also charged with being a con­victed felon in pos­ses­sion of a weapon, a con­trolled sub­stance, and bur­glary tools. Maiava was booked at the Men­do­cino County Adult Deten­tion Facil­ity in Ukiah.