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On Thursday, November 12, 2015 at approximately 11:45 a.m. Investigators with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office arrested 44 year old Charles William Huntzinger, Jr. on a Ramey warrant. The Ramey warrant was issued by the Humboldt County Superior Court for PC664/187(a) – Attempted Murder and PC245(a)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Huntzinger was transported to the Humboldt County...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 08:57

MCKINLEYVILLE- Preparations are underway for a busy holiday season of travelers at the Arcata-Eureka airport. They’ve added extra flights and coming soon, a brand new jet will permanently join the fleet.

The holiday travel season is about to get underway, and like many airports, the Arcata-Eureka Airport is gearing up for one of the busiest times of year.

"United airlines has...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 08:37

CRESCENT CITY - Del Norte County authorities are warning the public regarding a wanted felon believed to be conducting fraud operations in the area.

Law enforcement says 65-year old Shirley Rush has a long history of this type of behavior. It is believed she wrote over $40,000 in bad checks to purchase a local home and restaurant; among other schemes.

She has active felony...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 00:36

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Pop Team shut down a known drug house after an investigation and citizen complaints.

36-year old Jesse Martin and convicted sex offender,  Michael Healy, (photo) were arrested after agents found 3-ounces of heroin packaged for sales, scales, packaging materials and over $12,000 in cash. A shotgun and handgun that had its serial number removed were also...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 00:25

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A citizen’s tip helped law enforcement arrest one of Southern Humboldt’s "Most Wanted" suspects along with a driver of a truck packed with drugs in Garberville.

Wednesday evening around 6:30, sheriff’s deputies stopped a U-Haul driven by 44-year old Jason Hartman. The vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lane of Redwood Drive with no headlights. A...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 00:10

FERNDALE - A McKinleyville man found passed out in a truck by a utility worker is now lodged behind bars. 34-year old Luke Walker was arrested by Ferndale Police after they found stolen ID’s, bank cards and drugs.

Walker was located in a vehicle near the cemetery at Eugene and Harrison Street. Officers noticed a strong smell of marijuana and found around 4 pounds of cannabis, syringes,...

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 23:40

A series of roadside fires was ignited by a vehicle Thursday afternoon, on Highway 101 between the Fernbridge and Palmer Boulevard  exit.

 

Crews from Cal Fire, Fortuna and the Loleta Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene just after 1:30. They located four fires that burned around five acres.

 

The California Highway Patrol provided traffic control for...

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 22:11

EUREKA- Big news for the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, the department was awarded $20 million for a jail extension.

The Board of State and Community Corrections approved that funding Thursday. It will go towards the construction of a Community Corrections Reentry Resource Center. The 23,000 square foot, two story building will have a ground level parking garage. On the first level...

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 19:30