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June 2014

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-29-2014, at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s was notified of a burglary alarm at Pine Hill Elementary School, Eureka. When deputies arrived at the school, they met with school staff that had also arrived. Deputies and staff saw the suspect(s) broke a window on the northwest wall of the...
Post date: Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:12
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-27-2014, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an assault with a knife and car theft that occurred in the 100 block of Sole Street, King Salmon. When deputies arrived, they met with the 21 year old female victim and her 25 year old boyfriend. They told deputies the...
Post date: Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:23
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-28-2014, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a man who was threatening to shoot people and claimed to be armed with explosives. The suspect, later identified as Bruce Richard Cotherman, 57 years old, from McKinleyville was parked in a green 2002 Subaru in...
Post date: Mon, 06/30/2014 - 09:37

The following is from the Fortuna Police Department:

On June 29th, 2014 at approximately 6:50 p.m., the department was notified that the missing juvenile had been located. An officer contacted the juvenile and confirmed she was in good welfare. The department would like to thank the public for their assistance.

Previous Press Release

On June 29th, 2014 at approximately 12:...

Post date: Mon, 06/30/2014 - 09:09

NORTH COAST: A Fortuna teen is missing after leaving for a camping trip with friends. In Redcrest, a fatal collision took the life of a 26-year-old Arcata woman, the driver was allegedly under the influence. And, Calfire is warning the public against using illegal firework and urging users to be careful when using safe and sane fireworks during the drought.  

Post date: Sun, 06/29/2014 - 18:49

The following is from the Fortuna Police Department:

On June 29th, 2014 at approximately 12:30 p.m., a Sergeant with the Fortuna Police Department was contacted by the legal guardian of a Ciara Nicole Hider (age 17) who is four days overdue from a camping trip. Hider was last seen on Thursday leaving Fortuna enroute to the Dinsmore area to camp with friends. Hider has failed to contact...

Post date: Sun, 06/29/2014 - 15:07

The following is from the California Highway Patrol:

On Saturday, at approximately 8:35 p.m. Jonathan S. Rosales age 35, of Bayside, CA, was driving his 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup southbound on US-101, north of Redcrest, CA.  Also within the vehicle was a female passenger, age 26 (name withheld) of Arcata, CA, and a male passenger, Russell Jay Green, age 34, of Eureka, CA. 


Post date: Sun, 06/29/2014 - 10:23

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Saturday at approximately 5:22 a.m., Officers from the Arcata Police Department conducted a vehicle investigation on the 800 block of H St on the Arcata Plaza. The vehicle was occupied by Alexander Andreas Vargas, 24 years old of Rancho Palos Verdes.  When officers contacted Vargas he was holding drug paraphernalia in his hand and...

Post date: Sun, 06/29/2014 - 10:14

NORTH COAST- An alleged robber that threatened two residents at knife point is still on the loose. In Arcata, early Saturday morning Arcata Police Officers perform a welfare check on a man and find that he has $9,000, 1.5 pounds of powdered ecstasy and 2 oz. of cocaine. Over the night, Humboldt Bay Fire responds to another dumpster fire in Eureka. Plus, at Freshwater Elementary, past and...

Post date: Sat, 06/28/2014 - 19:07

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a dumpster fire early Saturday morning. 

Fire fighters and Eureka police were called to the Myrtle Avenue Starbucks just after midnight. 

It took five minutes to put the fire out. The cause is under investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Eureka Police Department. 

Two other dumpster fires in Eureka were...

Post date: Sat, 06/28/2014 - 01:37

King Salmon - Two people were robbed at knifepoint in King Salmon.

The Eureka Police Department says shortly before 6 this evening   a man entered a residence in King Salmon, brandished a knife and stole one of the resident’s keys and car. The vehicle was found a short time later as well as the knife. Authorities are asking the public’s help in locating the alleged suspect. He is...

Post date: Sat, 06/28/2014 - 00:22

Arcata - Lynda Roush, Manager of the Bureau of Land Managements Arcata Field Office is retiring after 40 years of government service.

Roush has had a distinguished career in posts across California before setting in on the north coast. BLM State Director, Jim Kenna said,” Lynda’s hallmark has been her commitment to communities and building partnerships to benefit public lands and...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 22:27