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March 2014

FORTUNA- The Public Information Officer for the California Highway Patrol office in Arcata usually spends his day dealing with the media and writing press releases.  However, he spent Monday reading a Dr. Seuss book to a group of kids in Fortuna.

Officer Matt Harvey read, “Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?” to about 20 children, who are up to five years old.  The bilingual group of kids is...

Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:30

EUREKA- The candidate to be offered the job for the next Eureka City Manager could be announced as early as Tuesday.

Two candidates from out of the area and one local candidate are in the running to be the next city manager. They were interviewed last Monday at a closed session by city council members, a panel of residents and other local city managers.

The background...

Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:28
HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A McKinleyville woman will run against incumbent Ryan Sundberg for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors 5th District Seat. According to the Humboldt County Election Office, Sharon Latour filed for ‘Declaration of Candidacy’ on Friday. Still, Latour has to get twenty nomination signatures by Friday, March 7th. 
Currently Latour is an...
Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:20
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 3-2-2014, approximately 1:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the victim of a residential burglary that occurred on 2-4-2014. The victim told the Sheriff’s Office they received second hand information that some of their stolen firearms were located at a residence in the 3600 block of...
Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:42
EUREKA- A stolen vehicle pursuit ends in a crash with one person arrested. According to the Eureka Police Department Michelle McDaniel, 22, was driving an unreported stolen car that she admitted to stealing late Sunday night. When officers attempted to pull her over Monday morning for a speeding violation, she took off and ran a stop sign, and then crashed into a curb on F Street. 
Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:15
EUREKA- A man is assaulted with a crowbar at a Eureka motel early this morning and the suspect is still at large. According to the Eureka Police Department it happened around 10:30 a.m. at Motel 6 on Broadway. Police say a man believed to be in his twenties beat another man over the head with a crowbar after a dispute in the back of the motel. 
The suspect fled...
Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:14
EUREKA- Methamphetamine abuse will be a topic of discussion at Tuesday’s Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting. The Department of Health and Human Services will present data on methamphetamine use in Humboldt County, all of this is in response to concern about methamphetamine abuse in the community. 
Other substances of abuse including alcohol and other...
Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:12

EUREKA- Stolen vehicle pursuit ends in a crash on Wabash and F Streets in Eureka Monday morning. The Eureka Police Department said 22-year-old Michelle McDaniel admitted to stealing a car Sunday night in Eureka. When officers tried to pull her over for speeding around 11:30 a.m. Monday, she took off and ran a stop sign, then crashed into a curb. McDaniel ran into Eureka Arm & Frame Company...

Post date: Mon, 03/03/2014 - 13:42

NORTH COAST- Officers nab four of “Eureka’s Most Wanted” just one day after unveiling a new strategy. Plus, Humboldt County is using social media as a tool to interact at their upcoming budget meeting and a man’s body is discovered on a hiking trail in Gasquet, however police do not suspect foul play is involved.

Post date: Sun, 03/02/2014 - 18:57

GASQUET- The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office confirms that a man’s body was found this afternoon on a trail off French Hill Road near Gasquet. The body was found on top of a sleeping bag by two hikers. At this point deputies believe no foul play is involved. It’s unknown how long the body had been in the area. An autopsy is scheduled next week. We’ll share any new information as it becomes...

Post date: Sat, 03/01/2014 - 19:08