Sep 25, 2017

Surveillance cameras do not reveal whether fire near Job Market was accidental or intentional


On September 23, 2017, at about 1:15 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department and Humboldt Bay Fire (HBF) responded to the 400 block of K Street for the report of a sleeping bag on fire on the steps of a business.  

Richard Dean, Hoopa teen charged with stabbing, has preliminary for September 27 vacated




Criminal proceedings had been suspended for Richard Dean, the Hoopa teen charged with the stabbing of the 52 year old in Arcata in January 2016. In May 2016, Dean was admitted to Napa State Hospital. In March 2017, after a six month review, Dean was awarded a certificate of mental competency.

AT & T sets up website, regardless of carrier, to help family and friends check on loved ones in Puerto Rico

We are working around the clock to help the people of Puerto Rico recover from Hurricanes Maria and Irma. 

Zachary Cordell Harrison sought in relation to homicide of Robert James Holtsclaw

On 09-23-17 at about 2:44 pm the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a possible homicide in Alderpoint.

HCSO responds and explains why they have not released Cory Fisher's booking photo yet




HCSO Lt. Dennis Young responded to my request for Cory Fisher's booking photo.

"We are waiting for a legal decision if we can release the picture or not. Cory may have POBR (Police Officers Bill of Rights) rights that we need to investigate."

Runeberg Hall will not be the location for a pilot project for a homeless day use center


On July 1, 2017 the City of Eureka Police Department requested proposals for a homeless day use facility as a six month pilot project.

Sep 24, 2017

These two confirmed as suspects in today's armed robbery; yesterday's inn robbery still being investigated


Two more bills sent to Moonbeam that would allow more criminals on the street

Alleged marijuana sale turns into alleged robbery at Garberville inn



On Saturday September 23, 2017 at approximately 5:15 pm, Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Best Western- Humboldt House Inn in Garberville for a report of a male subject that was injured and in the possession of a firearm. Deputies located the subject who had been transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Alleged theft of marijuana plants in Dinsmore leads to arrest in Fortuna


On Saturday, September 23, 2017 at about 8:09 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies spoke with a resident in Dinsmore who reported the theft of numerous marijuana plants. The victim noticed a vehicle parked in the area during the time of the theft and was able to record the license plate.