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EUREKA - A convicted felon just out of jail is taken into custody after law enforcement finds him with a large amount of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

41-year old Charles Gay of Eureka was arrested after officers responded to a report of a man passed out in a vehicle on the 3300 block of Broadway. A search found 6.4 ounces of heroin, over a pound of marijuana, a large amount...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 22:26

TRINITY COUNTY - A recurring slide that has been an ongoing issue for road crews got active again and Friday morning Caltrans temporarily closed Highway 299 in Trinity County.

Around 9 this morning all traffic was stopped near Big French Creek as Caltrans personnel removed some accumulated rock and mud. The roadway was back open to one-way controlled traffic by 11 am.

The agency...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 22:15

EASTERN HUMBOLDT- A suspected DUI driver sustained major injuries after a solo collision in Eastern Humboldt.

At around 9:30 p.m Thursday, emergency personnel responded to Tish Tang Road. They located 25-year-old Dana Chisum who was trapped inside his 2008 Dodge Charger. The CHP said the car was 30 feet over the embankment.

Chisum was rescued from the vehicle and transported to...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 18:09

FORTUNA- A major earthquake can strike anytime and emergency personnel in the Eel River Valley want to be prepared.

Residents may notice several fire engines, police officers, and emergency response teams in their neighborhoods-all part of an earthquake disaster drill scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Saturday. Fortuna Police and Fortuna Public Works, as well as several schools will be...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 18:04

EUREKA- A Eureka man is in critical condition after being hit by a truck while crossing the street.

Around 3:15 Thursday afternoon, the 61-year-old victim was in the crosswalk on 4th Street. The a 58-year-old driver from Ferndale was making a left turn from O Street onto 4th Street when he struck the pedestrian.

The victim sustained major head injuries and was flown out of the...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 18:01

MCKINLEYVILLE- Two suspects who robbed a couple at gunpoint at a McKinleyville residence, are on the loose.

Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2300 block of McKinleyville Thursday morning. A woman said two males forced there way into her home using a gun and stole her jewelry and purse. The male victim who was also there, believes the robbers stole his assault riffle...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 17:58

FORTUNA-A woman is in critical condition after she was stabbed multiple times in Fortuna.

Around 5 a.m on Friday, police found a woman on the 3900 block of Rohnerville Road with stab wounds. The 29-year-old victim was going in and out of consciousness. She was transported to redwood memorial hospital where she underwent emergency surgery and then was airlifted to a trauma center for...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 17:55

EUREKA - The trial for Jason Arreaga, the man accused in the 2014 Fieldbrook Double Homicide, resulted in a hung jury last October. Now the retrial is underway. Friday finished up the third week of testimonies, with the suspect himself taking the stand.

Arreaga is accused of shooting and killing 37-year-old Harley Hammers and 37-year-old Angel Tully near a residence on Fieldbrook Road. ...

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 17:14