Apr 28, 2017

Lollipop bandit waived his right to a preliminary in March; now another date set?

David Aumiller, the "Lollipop bandit" had a trial setting in Courtroom 1 at 8:30 a.m.

Future dates include intervention scheduled for May 7
5 and May 8 listed as a pre prelim; yesterday was listed as intervention; with a preliminary set for May 9.

Aumiller, is represented by Ms. Kathleen Bryson, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in March.

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Why do defense continuances for David Viveiros, in custody, a 2015 case, with charges of sodomy, oral copulation and aggravated assault of a minor keep being granted despite DA's objections?

David Viveiros, had a court hearing scheduled yesterday at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom 5. Once again, the defense requested a continuance for the jury trial. The DA opposed that request.

Viveiros is charged with sex/sodomy, oral copulation/penetration and aggravated assault of a minor.

No decision was made on this last continuance, yet. The hearing for the  motion was continued to May 7

Apr 27, 2017

U.S. Judge Jeffrey White granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss first amended complaint filed by 11 Palco Marsh "homeless"

On April 25, U.S. Judge Jeffrey White of the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part the motion to dismiss requested by the City of Eureka and Eureka Police Department in response to the first amendment complaint that was filed by 11 Palco Marsh "homeless" plaintiffs seeking injunctive and declaratory relief.

The ruling is 18 pages.

"It's not okay for another man to put his dick into my wife" graphic testimony of call in Jon Goldberg case

In the afternoon session, Rachel Goldberg's friend, Frieda Smith testified about a phone call that Rachel Goldberg received from
rom Jon Goldberg on September 26, 2016.

According to Smith, the caller ID showed the phone number of  Jon Goldberg's friend "Chad". When Rachel Goldberg answered, "I could hear Jon yelling," Smith testified. "He was very upset. I heard him say, I know you are with Frieda. What did you do kidnap my son?"

Jon Goldberg held to answer on two charges in case against his wife

Arraignment is May 11 at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom 5.

Jon Goldberg held to answer on Counts 1 and 3. He was not held to answer on Count 2 because of the the alleged incident did not take place in " public.

"She said she could not go back to the school because she had slept with Tim"

Frieda Smith got to know Rachel Goldberg at the Bridgeville school where they both had children attending and Rachel Goldberg volunteered.

Smith testified this morning about a call she received on September 26, 2016. She very clearly remembered it being a Monday.

Rachel Goldberg refuses to testify; found in contempt; stays in courtroom after being released from subpoena

First, Mr. Greg Elvine Kreis appointed for Rachel Goldberg said she will not testify.

After she was asked to take the stand, her response was "I refuse to testify" to all of Deputy District Attorney Luke Bernthal's questions.

Even after Judge John Feeney informed her he would find her in contempt, she remained adamant.

Looks like Kyle Zoellner preliminary is on for Monday

An intervention hearing was scheduled this morning for Kyle Zoellner at 9:45 a.m. in Courtroom 5.

Zoellner is charged with the murder of HSU student David J. Lawson. That count has a special allegation that he used a knife in the commission of the alleged crime.

Zoellner was not being brought down for intervention. Preliminary hearing is set for Monday.

Zoellner's parents were in the hallway.

Jon Goldberg smiles at Rachel Goldberg, she smiles back

The defense motion to close the courtroom for the preliminary hearing and the oft rescheduled preliminary hearing for Jon Goldberg's 2017 case was scheduled for 9:45 a.m. this morning.

Deputy District Attorney Trent Timm is prosecuting the case, along with DDA Luke Bernthal.

Rachel Goldberg is first witness scheduled to testify. She is meeting with her court appointed lawyer, Conflict Counsel's Mr. Greg Elvine-Kreis.

Jon Goldberg smiled at her when he came into the courtroom and she smiled back, a small nervous smile but no animosity.

All attorneys just went in after break to talk privately with Judge John Feeney.

Apr 26, 2017

Will Jessica Riley face charges of child endangerment again?

Apparently, Jessica Riley did not learn her lesson from 2012.

Tonight, she was in Fortuna and allegedly left her three kids, all under four years old alone in car while stealing.

She was booked at 6:13 p.m. for PC 459.5