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December 2013

From the Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Department:
On 12/11/2013 the Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Department ended a five month long marijuana investigation after serving a search warrant at a residence located on Mill Creek Road In Hoopa CA.
At the Hoopa residence Officers located approximately 11 lbs of marijuana and several firearms. One suspect was...
Post date: Wed, 12/11/2013 - 17:48

More than 2,500 people were in the dark in parts of Arcata and McKinleyville. PG&E says the power outage was reported at around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and power was restored by 7:30 p.m. At this time officials for PG&E have not determined the cause.

Post date: Wed, 12/11/2013 - 00:02

The driver in Monday night’s crash at the Bayshore Mall has been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence.

Eureka police said 50-year-old James Calvin Norris was driving a white van and crashed into a tree next to the Kohl’s department store around 7 p.m.

Witnesses told police that they saw Norris driving recklessly prior to the crash. He was arrested for driving...

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 18:23
EUREKA- Tuesday was the first day of what is expected to be a two week preliminary hearing for the man accused of killing a Hoopa woman and then running down a group of joggers, killing another, in Freshwater.
The prosecution brought forward surveillance footage from the Hoopa Mini-Mart, which they believe shows suspect Jason Warren and Dorothy Ulrich meeting up...
Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 18:08

Some residents in Humboldt County may have experienced a water outage today. Authorities said that two pipes burst over the night.

The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District said that a leak was found in a Fairhaven pipe around 3 a.m. near the Lindstrom Avenue and Bendixon Street. Officials said that customers in that area shouldn’t have been affected.

A second rupture was found...

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 18:07
CRESCENT CITY- Gary Moore, a 52-year-old employee at Crescent Elk Middle School was arrested and facing child sex abuse charges.
Crescent Elk parent, Nathan Burgess said, "I’m shocked. Appalled about it." Burgess currently has two boys that attend Crescent Elk in Crescent City. He added, "I’m questioning their safety right now to tell you the truth.”
Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 18:04

With the help from volunteers, members of the McKinleyville Lions Club will help over 700 local schoolchildren find gifts for family members and friends. Every student is given a 'Santa Buck' that is good for four presents.

The 'Winter Express' sponsored by the Lions Club and several local businesses is held at the Dows Prairie Grange every year. Students from five different schools,...

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 18:00

Members of the Arcata City Council voted unanimously to elect Mark Wheetley as mayor and Michael Winkler as vice mayor. Wheetley previously served as vice mayor and has served as mayor twice previously. Wheetley has served on the council since 2005.

Wheetley invited students from Arcata Elementary and Sunny Brae Middle School to Tuesday's special meeting to show them how someone, like...

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 17:58
CRESCENT CITY- After a five and a half month study, Sutter Coast Hospital has announced they will be seeking Critical Access Designation. Interim CEO of Sutter Coast Hospital, Linda Horn said, "basically we are going to look very similar. We are still going to delivery babies here, we’re still going to do surgery here. ER is going to operate the same. We’re still going to have doctors...
Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 17:53

Two people are taken to the hospital after a vehicle drives into a tree at the Bayshore Mall.

Authorities say just before 7 pm Monday, a white van for unknown reasons crashed into a tree next to Kohl's Department Store at the mall. The male driver and female passenger were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital for treatment. The crash is under investigation by the police and it is...

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 00:45

A man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting two women in Garberville with his pickup truck.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call this past Friday evening and met with two women 19 and 20 years of age who said they had been in an argument with 25 year old Jonathan Boyd and his 19 year old girlfriend earlier in the evening. Boyd  drove past by the two women who were...

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2013 - 00:28

Just one of the three arrested for the Arcata stabbing death will face murder charges from the Humboldt County District Attorney's office. Juan Joseph Ferrer will be charged for the homicide of Douglas Allen Anderson-Jordet who was found unresponsive by police at 12th and H Street on Nov. 25.

Sophie Buttercup Rocheleau and Nicholas Benjamin Stoiber are charged with assault with intent...

Post date: Mon, 12/09/2013 - 18:35