A San Luis Obispo man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly threatening a resident with a knife during a burglary.
Officers were called to the 1100 block of Orcutt Road at 2:40 p.m., according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department. A resident there had interrupted a burglary and was threatened with a knife.
The suspect then left on a bicycle.
While searching the area, officers found Micah James Edson, 38, in a nearby parking lot, hiding in a pickup truck. Edson was identified by the resident, according to police.
Officers found that Edson, a transient, had numerous stolen items with him, according to police, including property from the Orcutt residence, two recent vehicle burglaries and a commercial burglary.
Small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were also found with Edson, according to police.
Prior to his arrest, detectives had been investigating Edson in connection with embezzlement from the UPS store on Foothill Boulevard in San Luis Obispo, according to the news release.
Edson was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of stolen property, possession of heroin and methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and embezzlement. He was booked at County Jail, where bail was set at $50,000.