Deputies were advised that at about 12:35 AM the male adult noticed someone inside of his car that was parked in his garage in the 34000 block of Pelican Way in Fort Bragg, California.
The male adult confronted the subject and attempted to remove him from his car, at which time the subject attempted to stab the male adult with a knife before fleeing on foot. The male adult was not injured during the incident.
At about 9:26 AM Deputies were dispatched to a suspicious person in the area of 18101 North Highway 1 in Fort Bragg, which was approximately 1 mile away from Pelican Way.
Deputies with assistance from an officer with the California Highway Patrol and California State Parks arrived on scene, resulting in the contact of Kurtis Small who appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance.
During the course of the contact it was determined that Small was the subject involved in the assault and residential burglary in the 34000 block of Pelican Way.
Small was subsequently arrested for the listed charges and was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.