On Friday, August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. there will be training scenarios taking place near Commercial and 4th streets in Eureka. The scenarios are part of the College of the Redwoods Crime Scene Investigators Course:    

December 2013

The Humboldt County Courthouse was full of movement Friday as people rallied in opposition to Jason Singleton’s law practice. Singleton has sued upwards of 250 businesses for not being in compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

"It does make me personally upset because I grew up in community and in this county and to see these guys come in here and destroy all these small...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Congressman Jared Huffman was in Del Norte County taking a tour of Last Chance Grade. It’s a two-lane section of Highway 101 South of Crescent City. The road may appear stable, but everyday it’s moving closer towards the ocean. The Project Manager for Last Chance Grade, Talitha Hodgson said, "It’s been an issue since the road was built, the instability out there." The...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 12-20-2013, at approximately 10:00 a.m. , Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies, United States Marshalls, Humboldt County District Attorney Investigators and Eureka Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Huntoon Street, Eureka after receiving information  Zachariah Friedland may be located there....

The California Highway Patrol has secured an important grant to help with seat belt safety. In 2013 the State of California achieved one of the higher seat belt usage rates in the nation at over 97 percent. Although those are good numbers, the CHP is hoping to increase the seat belt usage rate while simultaneously reducing the number of people killed and injured in collisions.

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Sheriff’s Deputies in Trinity County are looking for a thief who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and is using a credit card from that purse at ATMS. Authorities say the incident happened in Weaverville at the Umpqua Bank.

Video footage from the bank shows the suspect wrapped his face in an ace bandage. However, there is a partial display of a tattoo on the back of the suspects left hand...

EUREKA- Two school districts on the North Coast were charged Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California for racial and sexual discrimination.  In the federal civil rights lawsuit parents of students in the Eureka City Schools District and the Loleta Union School District allege that top officials subject Black and Native American students to both sexual and...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The defense for the trio charged for the stabbing death of an Arcata man were given more time to prepare for the preliminary hearing. In court Thursday the defense said they found an additional discovery in the case and filed a motion for the case to be postponed.

Juan Ferrer is facing homicide charges for allegedly stabbing 50-year-old Douglas Allen Anderson-Jordet on...

ARCATA- Two adults are facing sexual assault charges against a minor by the Arcata Police Department. Police have made two arrests following a report that a man and woman had sexually assaulted a juvenile.

Police arrested 50-year-old Kathleen Arbizu Conrad in Crescent City Wednesday without incident. Conrad was released Thursday on bail. John Andrew Wiesendanger, 53, from Eureka was...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell Police Department will increase enforcement along the river bar in response to residents concerns over pollution and noise in the area. Police will increase patrols in the area, continue the policy of locking access points at night and review the city's noise ordinance.

"This is Rio Dells front yard. but. evidentially, Rio Dell doesn't want to take care of it...

RIO DELL- Rio Dell police have seen an increase in property crime following two burglaries in December. According to Police Chief Graham Hill the burglaries were connected and the city has experienced an increase in vandalism.

The first burglary occurred on Dec. 7th on Pacific Avenue and the second happened five days later on Painter Street. Hill said a resident called the department...

EUREKA-The Walmart Foundation awarded the senior center with a check on Thursday for $45,000 to support it's nutrition program.

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
 
On 12-6-2013, at approximately 12:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the owner of Sequoia Gas Company who reported one of his drivers had been assaulted with a firearm while attempting to deliver propane to a customer.
 
A deputy spoke with the 45 year old male driver...

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