On 06-06-16, at about 4:00 AM, a member of the family who share use of a residence north of Fort Bragg, left the residence. On 06-06-16, at about noon, another family member arrived at the unoccupied residence and upon entering found it occupied by a strange, naked, male subject asleep on their couch. They retreated from the house and called 911 from a nearby location.
A male subject, later identified as Zyler Ridley, had forced entry into the residence. Ridley turned on the all of the faucets and shower, turned on all of the electric heaters, turned on all of the stove burners, stripped and placed his clothes in the washing machine, then fell asleep on the couch. Ridley was still asleep on the couch when Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies arrived. Deputies awoke Ridley and he was arrested without incident for residential burglary, and he was also found to be wanted for absconding from parole supervision. Zyler Ridley was lodged at the Mendocino County Jail for the listed violations and is being held without bail by state parole.