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December 2013

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
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On 12-7-2013, approximately 9:00 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the theft of a vehicle from a garage on Akerman Lane, Carlotta.  The victim told the investigating deputy he exited his home at 6:30 a.m. on 12-07-13 and noticed his...

A 29-year-old Arizona man is in custody after officers located almost 20 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle Friday morning.

Eureka Police said that a concerned citizen called in for a welfare check of a driver of a white Volvo with Arizona plates. Police contacted the driver, Clayton George Adams at the Dutch Bros Coffee on Broadway in Eureka. Officers said that Adams had a warrant for...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 12-13-2013, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a citizen who reported hearing a woman screaming and gunshots being fired coming from the vicinity of a 3200 Fisher Road, Hydesville.  Deputies responded to the area and met with a neighbor who pointed out the...

The Eel River salmon run is alive and moving up river to spawn despite low rainfall.

Members of the Eel River Recovery Project successfully completed six dives on the lower Eel and counted nearly 6-thousand Chinook salmon. They were also able to document a late run that is moving up to spawn even though water levels are still low. The Humboldt Redwood Company and the...

The Six Rivers National Forest has a new District Ranger.

Forest Supervisor Tyrone Kelly announced today he was very pleased to welcome Christine Hill to the Six Rivers National Forest. Hill brings over 28 years experience with the Forest Service managing cultural and natural resources and forest special uses. She has lived in California for the past 30 years and looks forward to...

FORTUNA – California Highway Patrol (CHP) Humboldt Area personnel joined several local agencies in the Fortuna Sunrise Rotary ‘Shopping With Heroes’ event Thursday night. 

During the event, local police officers, firefighters, and other “heroes” joined local children and were given a $50 voucher to purchase Christmas gifts for the children and their families. 

The ‘Shopping...

EUREKA- The preliminary hearing for double-homicide suspect Jason Warren continued Thursday. He is the man accused of killing a Hoopa woman and running down three joggers, one of which was also killed. In the courtroom Thursday we learned more about the second crime in which Warren is allegedly tied to.
 
Police said former HSU instructor Suzanne Seemann was...
EUREKA- The 41st annual Eureka Police Officer’s Association awards banquet was held on Saturday where several employees and officers were recognized for their service and dedication over the last calendar year.
 
Several received honors including Officer Ryan McElroy who was chosen as rookie of year arresting over 250 people during 2012-2013. Pamlyn Millsap...

EUREKA- Two of the three suspects in the Arcata stabbing death of a 50 year-old-man have been released from jail. Nicholas Benjamin Stoiber and Sophie Buttercup Rocheleau have been released and are charged with Assault with intent to do great bodily harm by the District Attorney's office.

Stoiber was released Thursday under supervised release and appeared in court the same day with...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-Local crab fishermen have been able to reach a deal after negotiating the price of crab for over a week. Crab will sell to wholesalers for $2.65 per pound, lower than what crabbers were asking for.

Crab season started on Dec. 1, but fishermen have been negotiating for the price to be set at $3.00. The deal was reached after the price for crab was set for $2.65, which...

BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe handed out $108,000 to local non-profits for groups assisting children and homeless families. Philanthropist Betty Chinn and the local Toys For Tots Chapter were the largest recipients of the Holiday Gift drive.

The tribe has been collecting donations from the community since October and have given over $650,000 the past five years that the...

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