September 2013

Thousands of marijuana plants were found in timber land on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation after a three month long investigation. The investigation led law enforcement to a Fortuna home were a warrant was served and two arrests were made.

 

8,591 growing marijuana plants, ranging from 3 feet to 7 feet tall, 1000 drying marijuana plants and 70 lbs of processed marijuana bud...

Arcata Fire Protection District are investigating six believed arsons in the west end area of Murray Rd., the most recent fire happening Tuesday night.

 

"It's pretty unique to have six fires in the same general location, all within a quarter mile of each other," said Sean Campbell, Battalion Chief at Arcata Fire Protection District.

 

Tuesday night's fire happened...

A Eureka man is dead after a motorcycle crash on Highway 101 in Del Norte county.

 

California Highway Patrol officers say it happened just before 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon just south of the Mill Creek Campground. Officers say the victim is 68-year-old Richard E. Stevens. They say Stevens was headed south on 101 when he passed another vehicle while in a curve. They say and that...

A hiker was rescued Wednesday morning after being stranded overnight on a cliff in Shelter Cove.

 

The Shelter Cove Volunteer Fire Department lead the rescue that started just before midnight Tuesday. The department’s Public Information Officer Cheryl Antony reports that they received a call around 11:45 pm that a 27 year old man was screaming, clinging to a tree about one...

On September 3rd, 2013 at about 9:30 PM, a local resident called the Eureka Police Department’s dispatch center to report someone had just stolen his 2005 Chrysler Sebring convertible from the parking lot of a business on the 600 block of West Harris Street, Eureka.

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The following is a Press Release from Fortuna Police: 
 
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CA -The 2013 Summer/Labor Day Holiday DUI Mobilization crackdown on drinking drivers has ended and resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from the Sobriety Checkpoints, Special Saturation Patrols and routine patrol in the Humboldt County “AVOID” DUI Campaign for the past 18 days....
MCKINLEYVILLE- A Freshwater man is facing three misdemeanor counts of animal abandonment after he allegedly dropped his brothers dogs off at Somoa Beach and took off. 
 
Deputies said Salvatore Ted Arena, 42, told a local rescue organization that he was moving to the east coast and could not take the dogs with him, but that same day all three dogs were found...
MCKINLEYVILLE- A historic building in Humboldt County will soon come down. The old nose hangar at the Arcata-Eureka Airport has become a hazard, and beginning in November it will be demolished and replaced with a new fire hall. 
 
ACV Program Coordinator Emily Jacobs said, "This building is past its lifetime so it is time to come down." The nose hangar is...

About 1,000 Humboldt State University students, staff, and faculty gathered on the university's events lawn Friday afternoon to commemorate HSU's centennial anniversary. 

On September first at approximately 12:00 midnight, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a man and woman being assaulted. They were injured as a result of the assault and were now on the side of road at the Samoa Blvd and State Route 255 intersection, Manila. When deputies arrived on...

On August 31st at about 12:10 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a stabbing victim being treated at Mad River Community Hospital Emergency Room. When a deputy arrived at the E.R. he met with the 32 year old male victim who resides in McKinleyville. The deputy saw the victim had several cuts...

On 09-02-2013, approximately 3:45 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a home invasion in progress in the 300 block of Oak Street, Eureka. When deputies arrived they met with the 29 year old female victim who was visibly upset. The female told the deputies she was in her bedroom when she...

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