Thursday, March 20, 2014 — A Westwood man was arrested on charges of burglary and trespassing Monday, March 17 after deputies responded to an alarm at a power plant.
According to a press release from the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy who initially responded to the Westwood Covanta Power plant at approximately 2:24 p.m. contacted Robert Hazelton, 38, who was walking out of the building.
After questioning, the deputy determined Hazelton allegedly gained access to the power plant property and entered a building for the purpose of obtaining recyclable goods.
He was arrested and booked into the Lassen County Jail.
Other deputies and officers from the California Highway Patrol responded to assist.
The sheriff’s office expresses its gratitude to the CHP officers for their assistance.