Jun 22, 2017
To Napa and back, now preliminary set for Hoopa teen charged with stabbing of 52 year old in Arcata
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.
His preliminary is set for September 27. Intervention for September 25.
Deputy District Attorney Stacey Eads is prosecuting the case. Deputy Public Defender Kelly Neel is representing Dean.