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The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an armed robbery which just occurred at the 76 Gas and Mini-Mart 2698 Central Avenue, McKinleyville. The clerk reported that two suspects, one armed with a knife had entered the store, stole cash from the register and fled...

CRESCENT CITY- A man who has been living in Crescent City the last two weeks has gone missing.

Fifty-eight-year-old Arne Torgersen was last seen Sunday at 4 p.m. in Crescent City.  He has been living with his in-laws there, and told them he was going to go for a walk.  He was last seen walking south on Howland Hill road toward the Elk Valley Casino.  He was wearing clothes similar to...

EUREKA- Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies find narcotics on two people in Eureka while searching for a felony warrant suspect.

Deputies were searching for 26-year-old Dustin Whitten, who has two felony arrest warrants, on the 1200 block of Vista Drive at about 5 p.m. on Monday. There, they found a red 2002 Volkswagen Jetta parked in front of the home. Police saw the male passenger...

EUREKA- A motorist in Eureka runs into a light pole on Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened on Waterfront Drive in front of the Wharfinger Building at about 1:30 Monday afternoon.  Authorities say a 78-year-old woman was driving her car and drove onto the curb, hitting a light pole, and knocking it down.  The woman told authorities she fell asleep before hitting the pole. She was...

EUREKA- Silhouettes lined Fifth Street Tuesday morning in honor of those who have lost their lives to domestic violence.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and today more than a dozen women stood behind silhouette cut outs near the courthouse to demonstrate the impact of the issue locally.

The demonstration is part of the silent witness project. Each cut out represents...

EUREKA- Members of the Yurok Tribe came before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday detailing their efforts in Operation Yurok.

The tribe worked this summer to eradicate large-scale, illegal marijuana grows within the reservation’s jurisdiction.

At the meeting, the Yurok Tribe’s Executive Director Troy Fletcher showed photos of the grow sites tribal law enforcement...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors moved forward on an ordinance to limit campaign financing in a 4-1 vote Tuesday.

The board moved to approve limiting campaign contributions in all Humboldt County elections to $1,500 per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance is modeled after a similar initiative in Sonoma County intended to help ensure that no candidate is influenced...

FORTUNA- Since the early 80's some low level offenders have been putting in their time outside of the Humboldt County Jail. Then the Sheriff's Work Alternative Program was created to decrease the jails population and give back to the community.

Today swap participants were out at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Farm, more than fifty acres of leased land surrounding the Rohnerville Airport...

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