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RIO DELL- The medical marijuana Land Use Ordinance was back on the agenda for Rio Dell. 

At Tuesday night's meeting, Council voted 4-1 to reconsider an ordinance for cannabis activity in the former Eel River Sawmill area. The Council will hold a special meeting on July 26 to consider that an advisory measure on commercial medical cannabis is placed on the November 8 ballot. On August 16...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:56

EUREKA- The vehicle that was stolen during a Eureka robbery has been recovered.

Tuesday night, a caller reported that a silver Dodge Magnum had been sitting on Hawthorne and A Streets all day. It was the same vehicle taken earlier that morning from an armed robbery on the 1200 block of Bayshore Way. A Eureka man was returning back from shopping, when he was handcuffed and forced to open...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:12

LAYTONVILLE- A McKinleyville man was arrested for alleged marijuana cultivation in Laytonville.

Around 10:30 a.m. Monday, several officials that include Fish and Wildlife, the BLM, and Mendocino Sheriff Deputies responded to the 4300 block of Cahto Peak Road. Over 1400 marijuana plants and 400 pounds of processed marijuana was located. 5 people were arrested that included 36-year-old...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:10

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Over 40 law enforcement officers participated in an operation to eradicate illegal marijuana grows.

It's called Operation Yurok and it started Monday. The team included those from the Yurok Public Safety Department along with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office. The purpose is to protect the environment, people, and natural resources. The operation began 4 years ago,...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:11

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A coalition of mobile home owners are going to be celebrating after getting the required number of signatures to hopefully get an ordinance approved by the Humboldt County Supervisors.

The Humboldt Mobile Home Owners Coalition was notified by the Elections Office their signatures were verified. They needed 3,700 and produced over 5,100 signatures

The ordinance...

Post date: Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:46

EUREKA - Two homeless men are arrested after Eureka Police found them in the act of an alleged burglary. 57-year old Lloyd Parker and 37-year old Jon Pierre Carbonneau are behind bars.

Around 1:30 am Tuesday, police responded to multiple activations of a security alarm at the Humboldt Waste Management facility on West Hawthorne Street. Police say they found Parker wearing a camouflage...

Post date: Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:33

EUREKA - Six people are arrested after the Eureka Police Pop Team shuts down an alleged drug house.

Just after 11 Monday morning, officers served a search warrant at the 800-block of O Street. 9.5-ounces of heroin were found with usable amounts of methamphetamine, marijuana, Suboxone and prescription medications. Two loaded firearms, a scale and $7,000 in cash were also discovered....

Post date: Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:50

EUREKA - A Eureka man already with 1-strike and who pled guilty to robbery was sentenced Tuesday.

34-year old Joshua Keyes will serve 9-years and 4-months for two separate incidents that took place last February. He also admitted to a prior conviction for burglary in 2001. 85-percent of the term must be complete before release.

Keyes attempted to rob a man near McCullen and Rudy...

Post date: Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:38