Burglary Investigation Leads to Arrest

Williams Police made an arrest in connection with a burglary of a local business; Chief John Osborne said in a press release.

According to Chief Osborne, on Friday, March 4, 2016, a Williams Business owner contacted a Williams Police Officer to Report their business had been burglarized.

The glass door of the businesses was shattered, and forced entry was gained into the business where merchandise was stolen. It was estimated the damage to the business was more than $950.

“During the investigation, officers discovered evidence that revealed a suspect,” said Chief Osbourn.

The suspect was later identified as 20-year-old, Edgar Alfonso Ortiz, Williams.

Officers contacted Ortiz at his residence and was arrested without incident. He was booked into Colusa County Jail for felonious vandalism and misdemeanor commercial burglary.

Anyone having any further information about this crime is to contact the Williams Police Department at (530) 473-2661.

Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.