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Press Release from the Eureka Police Department:

EUREKA- On Saturday, 10/24/15, at about 9:55 PM, officers with the Eureka Police Department were dispatched to the report of multiple shots heard in the vicinity of the 1500 block of F Street.  Responding officers located a victim, Elliot Michael Walin (age 31 of Fortuna), lying in the roadway near the intersection of Watson and F Streets...

Post date: Tue, 11/03/2015 - 13:06

EUREKA- Hard work is paying off for some elementary school students. Their original salsa recipe will be sold at a local grocery store beginning Thursday.

It started on October 10th at the 6th Annual Salsa Recipe competition organized by the Rising Stars Foundation. 13 teams of elementary school student-chefs competed for a variety of awards including Most...

Post date: Tue, 11/03/2015 - 09:49

FORTUNA - A convicted drug dealer has been arrested following several months of investigation.

29-year old Edwin Peraza of Fortuna, was taken into custody after the Humboldt County Drug Task Force found 3.5 pounds of suspected methamphetamine, one ounce of cocaine, a digital scale and packaging materials at the 1700 block of Willow Drive.

Peraza was booked on several possession...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 20:34

EASTERN HUMBOLDT – A known parolee is in jail after law enforcement finds 800 pounds of marijuana. Arrested was 50-year old George Daniels.

Last Thursday evening, CHP officers, responding to an alleged hit and run, found around 300 pounds of marijuana off Highway 36 near McClellan Mountain. A tow truck was removing a tan Chevrolet pickup from over the embankment and more of the same...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 20:23

EUREKA- The Fernbridge River Bar is turning into a health and safety concern. That's according to local residents who say target shooting and garbage dumping is putting their livelihoods at risk.

Tomorrow the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will take up the issue. In a recent ride along with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service game warden, News Channel 3 saw the problem first hand,...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 17:30

EUREKA - After a month of seeking fair and impartial jurors for the Jason Warren murder trial, the jury was finalized Monday with opening statements set for Tuesday.

Warren is being charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted homicide along with two special allegation charges; lying in wait, and torture. Over three years ago Warren allegedly killed Dorothy Ulrich at...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 17:09

EUREKA - Firearm theft is on the rise in Eureka. That’s why city council will look at adding a Safe Storage of Firearms ordinance to the city’s weapons offenses chapter at it’s meeting Tuesday night. 

The ordinance would require residents and businesses to store firearms in a secured container and locked by a padlock, key lock or combination lock. It would apply after hours or when the...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 17:04

EUREKA - The last of the U.S. Forest Service's post-fire town hall meetings is set to get underway at 5:30 Monday night in Eureka. Since July the agency has battled numerous fires in the Six Rivers National Forest and residents will now have a chance to weigh on the response.

“These are our post-fire town hall meetings. They're just kind of set up as a conversation starter about the...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 16:58