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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-28-2014, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a man who was threatening to shoot people and claimed to be armed with explosives. The suspect, later identified as Bruce Richard Cotherman, 57 years old, from McKinleyville was parked in a green 2002 Subaru in...

The following is from the Fortuna Police Department:

On June 29th, 2014 at approximately 6:50 p.m., the department was notified that the missing juvenile had been located. An officer contacted the juvenile and confirmed she was in good welfare. The department would like to thank the public for their assistance.

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On June 29th, 2014 at approximately 12:...

NORTH COAST: A Fortuna teen is missing after leaving for a camping trip with friends. In Redcrest, a fatal collision took the life of a 26-year-old Arcata woman, the driver was allegedly under the influence. And, Calfire is warning the public against using illegal firework and urging users to be careful when using safe and sane fireworks during the drought.  

The following is from the Fortuna Police Department:

On June 29th, 2014 at approximately 12:30 p.m., a Sergeant with the Fortuna Police Department was contacted by the legal guardian of a Ciara Nicole Hider (age 17) who is four days overdue from a camping trip. Hider was last seen on Thursday leaving Fortuna enroute to the Dinsmore area to camp with friends. Hider has failed to contact...

The following is from the California Highway Patrol:

On Saturday, at approximately 8:35 p.m. Jonathan S. Rosales age 35, of Bayside, CA, was driving his 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup southbound on US-101, north of Redcrest, CA.  Also within the vehicle was a female passenger, age 26 (name withheld) of Arcata, CA, and a male passenger, Russell Jay Green, age 34, of Eureka, CA. 


The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Saturday at approximately 5:22 a.m., Officers from the Arcata Police Department conducted a vehicle investigation on the 800 block of H St on the Arcata Plaza. The vehicle was occupied by Alexander Andreas Vargas, 24 years old of Rancho Palos Verdes.  When officers contacted Vargas he was holding drug paraphernalia in his hand and...

NORTH COAST- An alleged robber that threatened two residents at knife point is still on the loose. In Arcata, early Saturday morning Arcata Police Officers perform a welfare check on a man and find that he has $9,000, 1.5 pounds of powdered ecstasy and 2 oz. of cocaine. Over the night, Humboldt Bay Fire responds to another dumpster fire in Eureka. Plus, at Freshwater Elementary, past and...

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a dumpster fire early Saturday morning. 

Fire fighters and Eureka police were called to the Myrtle Avenue Starbucks just after midnight. 

It took five minutes to put the fire out. The cause is under investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Eureka Police Department. 

Two other dumpster fires in Eureka were...