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DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Eureka man was sentenced to state prison after a high speed pursuit last April through two counties. 24-year old David Benefield will have to serve at lease 80-percent of a seven year term.

The sentence was after Benefield stole a truck from a business in Crescent City and led CHP officers on a high speed chase reaching speeds of over 100 miles-per-hour and running...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:23

EUREKA - A convicted felon was taken into custody after authorities found him in possession of a firearm.

20-year old Damon Rogers of Eureka was arrested Tuesday just before 7 pm. Citizen complaints for shots fired and a follow up investigation narrowed the location of the incident to the 300 block of Grant Street. A probation search netted officers several shotgun shells and a loaded...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:33

McKinleyville - Law enforcement needs your help to identify one of two people who allegedly burglarized a Safeway store in McKinleyville.

This woman was captured on store surveillance footage. Around 11:30 Saturday night, employees noticed a male and female acting strangely; loading carts and hand baskets then leaving them in the isles. According to Deputies, the suspects started...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:26

EUREKA - Wednesday we got a first look at the 2 suspects arrested in Tuesday’s C.A.M.P. drug raid in Whitethorn.

30-year olds Eduardo Narez-Saval and Edger Adame-Juarez both from Ukiah were taken into custody after officials found the men sleeping in tents at an illegal marijuana grow site on BLM property. Officers also found 2 handguns, a rifle and 933 marijuana plants.


Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:16

NORTH COAST- The California Department of Public Health is warning consumers not to eat recreationally harvested bivalve shellfish from Humboldt or Del Norte Counties.

The department says it's detected dangerous levels of domoic acid in mussel and razor clam samples. The acid can cause illness and even death within 30 minutes to 24 hours after consumed.

The department says it is...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:44

WEAVERVILLE- All road closures and evacuations have been lifted for residents effected by the Democrat Fire burning in the Democrat Gulch West of Weaverville.

The fire is now burning 128 acres and is 50 percent contained. As of noon Wednesday, evacuations for the west side of Oregon Mountain down to highway 299 and Steiner Flat Road in Douglas City have been lifted for residents who can...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:42

SAMOA- Also at the Samoa Cookhouse Wednesday, the public got an update on U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay operations.

Coast Guard Captain Art Snyder presented to the Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group. Captain Snyder shared what the agency is doing on the north coast and how taxpayer dollars are being spent to help protect and serve the public. There are currently 250 active duty...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:42

SAMOA- Nick Angeloff kicked off his campaign Wednesday for Humboldt Bay Harbor District division two commissioner.

The Rio Dell - Scotia chamber of commerce president hosted a rally outside the Samoa Cookhouse. There he shared his main goals if elected to the harbor commission including: the economic revitalization of the harbor and increased transparency.

Angeloff says he would...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:41