Marysville Appeal-Democrat

Sacramento landlord blocking street where many homeless lived

- Tribune News Service The Sacramento Bee

A Sacramento commercial landlord has hired a private security company to illegally block a public street — a move he says is helping deter crime by homeless individual­s.

Rich Eaton, who owns several properties on Railroad Drive in a North Sacramento business park, blocked off the street after one of his buildings was burglarize­d on April

23, he said. It was the latest in a string of crimes there in recent months by people he

 ?? Tribune News Service/sacramento Bee ?? Tony Herrera, with Golden Protection Security, stands outside for a moment Tuesday between his work car and a trailer parked at Railroad Drive to deter open access to the public street northwest of Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento.
Tribune News Service/sacramento Bee Tony Herrera, with Golden Protection Security, stands outside for a moment Tuesday between his work car and a trailer parked at Railroad Drive to deter open access to the public street northwest of Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento.

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