Oct 15, 2018

Federal District Judge S. James Otero dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Trump

“No amount of spin or commentary by Stormy Daniels or her lawyer, Mr. Avenatti, can truthfully characterize today’s ruling in any way other than total victory for President Trump and total defeat for Stormy Daniels."

Maybe Carpathian needs to keep filing writs because he is as inept at it as he was at his job

Alleged molestor and Humboldt County Superior Court Clerk John Beideman had one writ denied, filed another one. In the second one, an informal response has been filed and now a third one.

An idea that is a maybe is generating backlash from West Coast Democrats and environmentalists

According to an Associated Press article, the " Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia."

Richard Dean to be arraigned on murder, attempted robbery, battery and several other charges

Richard Dean will be arraigned on information on these three cases on October 16. Dean waived his right to a preliminary hearing on October 3.

Robert Gerald Mastel booked for assault after he fires at Drug Task Force agents

Attorney stipulate to Dylan Wilson's competency; will this preliminary actually occur?

Certification of competency hearing for Dylan Wilson was continued to this morning because he refused to come to court last time.

Today, criminal proceedings were reinstated. Attorneys stipulated to the medical report.

"The ruling on the Goldberg case will be open to the public and it will be done Friday."

This week, there are important dates scheduled in the Jon Goldberg case. The defense has alleged juror misconduct and asked for a new trial.

Today, Visiting Judge Graham A. Cribbs told people in the courtroom audience, "Today's proceedings will be closed, Wednesday's proceedings are again going to be closed, that could change depending on my discussion with counsel today.  The ruling on the Goldberg case will be open to the public and it will be done Friday."

Oct 12, 2018

Misty Macon arrested and booked for armed robbery in Fortuna

On October 8th 2018 at about 2023 hours officers with the Fortuna Police Department responded to the report of an armed robbery at a business located on the 700 block of South Fortuna Blvd.

HCSO Sheriff is still my favorite lip sync but Santa Barbara might be getting some new applicants

Eureka Police Department, I am still waiting.

(SB lip sync challenge)

Donovan Baltzley convicted again, faces a maximum of 6 years in prison

Today the jury found 29 year-old Donavan Baltzley guilty of two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of being a felon in possession of ammunition, all felonies.

HCSO and correctional deputies credited for saving inmate's life

Humboldt County correctional deputies and medical staff are credited for saving an inmate’s life Tuesday night.

Will Judge Reinholtsen's ruling in Ewa Misztal 's case be the final decision in this case?

After arguments by attorneys in the Ewa Misztal's case this morning  Judge Dale Reinholtsen said he will issue a written ruling.

Help HCSO identify this Willow Creek burglary suspect

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to identify the suspect of a home burglary in Willow Creek. 

Oct 11, 2018

Walmart agrees to pay cashiers $65 million in settlement

In a settlement that must be approved by a federal judge, Walmart has agreed "to pay $65 million to nearly 100,000 current and former cashiers in California" and provide seating for them.

The Peter Yellowbird investigation regarding allegations against Officer Drake Goodale is complete

Remember Peter Yellowbird? He sent a selective clip and made allegations against EPD Officer Drake Goodale.

From former Arcata police chief to PI Tom Chapman

Former Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman has been doing some private investigation work.

Former Humboldt County Public Defender Max Hadley has already been in private practice for a while.

Vehicle reported stolen found on Alderpoint Road

On Oct. 11, 2018, at about 3:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a vehicle investigation on the 300 block of Alderpoint Road in Garberville. 

Is Dana Rohrabacher correct about cannabis regulation reform on a Federal level?

According to Congressmember Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), the White House will address cannabis regulation on a Federal level after the November 2018 elections.

Marci Kitchen has been transported to the Central California Women's Facility

Oct 10, 2018

POP arrests three on heroin and meth charges

During the first week of October 2018, Detectives with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit received complaint(s) regarding possible drug sales at a local motel. An investigation was initiated and a search warrant was soon obtained.

Preliminary hearing for Ulisses Rodriguez was to be reset once coroner and autopsy reports are completed

Intervention was scheduled for murder suspect Ulisses Rodriguez today.

Rodriguez is charged with the murders of Tiffany Ellebrecht and Jeremy Kuemmel.

Ex correctional deputy Cory Fisher latest tactic to delay his alleged molestation case

Ex correctional deputy Cory Fisher has already stiffed the taxpayers with his legal expenses. If the inmates go forward with their pending lawsuit and win against the County, the taxpayers will pay. And now  the taxpayers pay for "indigent" Fisher's expert? 

The goose charge adds one more misdemeanor to Ray Christie's charges

Ray Christie's arraignment was continued to October 11. Status of subpoenaed records is also scheduled for tomorrow.

Defense has already rescheduled alleged molestor Patricio Segura's preliminary once, what happens next?

Intervention for alleged molestor Patricio Segura was scheduled for this afternoon. Preliminary hearing scheduled for October 16 was vacated.

Intervention is scheduled for October 30. Preliminary hearing is scheduled for November 6.

Supplemental declaration from juror #9 filed in the Jon Goldberg case

A supplemental declaration for Juror #9 was filed by the Public Defender in the Jon Goldberg case.

October 15 and October 17 are two important dates in the Goldberg case. Visiting Judge Graham A. Cribbs presided over the jury trial. He will be ruling on the motion to dismiss the 25 year to life firearm enhancement and the motion for a new trial.

Juror misconduct has been alleged.

James Pawlyk's sentencing continued to November 13; he gets new attorney

Sentencing for James Pawlyk was continued to October 9; continued again to October 10. Today it was continued to November 13.

Dylan Wilson refuses to attend court for his certification of competency hearing

Having returned from Napa State Hospital for the second time, Dylan Wilson refused to attend court for his certification of competency hearing this morning.  Will he show up for the hearing on October 15?

Oct 9, 2018

EPD participated in second training on principled policing

(Sgt Wilson and Det. Watson)

I did not know HACHR qualified as a "shelter", how will this affect voting in Eureka Ward elections?

This is a HACHR Facebook post.

Certain HCDCC members have endorsed Leslie Castellano, is that a violation of HCDCC bylaws?

The Humboldt County Democratic Central Committee has endorsed Hailey Lamb in the Eureka Ward 1 race. As they should, she is the only registered Democratic candidate running for Ward 1.

Allen McCloskey, Richard Salzman and Peter LaVallee have also endorsed Leslie Castellano, a Ward 1 candidate, a member of the Green Party.

Does clean campaigning include blatant misinformation, especially at an event of an opponent of a HCDCC endorsed candidate ?

Pam Service is one of three District 4 representatives listed on the Humboldt Democrats site. Her husband Bob Service is also a District 4 representative.

Sony sues California man for selling jailbroken PS4s

Sony has filed a lawsuit against California resident Eric Scales for selling jailbroken PS4s.

Dylan Wilson back from Napa State Hospital the second time, will this case ever resolve?

On August 2, Dylan Wilson was transported to Napa State Hospital for the second time. Yesterday, he was sent back and booked into the Humboldt County jail. This means Napa State is saying he is competent to stand trial.
A certificate of competency hearing is scheduled for October 10.

Wilson was arrested in 2016 for allegedly assaulting a 12 year old on her way to school in Arcata.

Oct 8, 2018

In 30 seconds, Anthony Mantova cuts to the issues that all Eureka citizens want addressed

In a YouTube video, in 30 seconds, Anthony Mantova shows that he gets the issues that all Eureka citizens want addressed.


Double standard from the left on CNN reporter's homophobic tweets

"None of the four people in the cars involved in the accident were hurt."

(Image: KOLD 13)

"The woman driving the truck told authorities a truck traveling in the lane next to her, hit her and caused her to lose control."

"She then said she hit another car head on, which caused her truck to flip and land on top of the red car.

"None of the four people in the cars involved in the accident were hurt."

"Officials said everyone was wearing seatbelts and that helped prevent any fatalities."

Expanded inmate work crews help with maintainence of County facilities

"You can be too permissive, and I happen to think we have crossed that threshold in this state "

People shooting up on the streets and sidewalks, where kids are in strollers, is not acceptable – it’s just not."

This comment and the ones below are from Gavin Newsom.

Oct 7, 2018

Tomorrow will be three weeks since sentencing, why is Marci Kitchen not at a state prison facility?

Marci Kitchen was sentenced September 18. Her court abstract has been filed. It is a part of a packet sent with a defendant to prison.

Rose McGowan is 100% right about faux liberals, Hollywood and Hillary Clinton regarding the #Me Too movement

“They hate Hollywood for being faux liberals – and they’re 100 percent right about that. It’s a bunch of faux liberals."

"Whatever happens, I'm just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh's life"

And then she had the nerve to send me a Facebook friend request and a message

I have blocked her. Typical Humboldt, uneducated trash that doesn't know the meaning of defamation.

If I had a dollar for every disgruntled Humboldt loser with a social media account who thinks that they have a right to slander, be racist, call names because they don't understand reporting or are annoyed about facts inconvenient to their friends or family , I'd be rich.

Yeah, he is in prison = fact.

Many Humboldt court cases bring out the drama and expose dirty laundry. Nobodies like Loretta Gregorio with time to waste think the Humboldt gossipy way is their entitlement to misdirect rage. Loretta, you do not represent the decent citizens of Humboldt.

Oct 6, 2018

Lorna Leen is charged with stabbing Brandon Brocius; see what she and Dovie Leen's original charges have in common

Chris Craft is charged with the murder of Brandon Brocius. The co-defendant in that case is his mother Lorna Leen.

Local GOP leaders comment on the Senate confirmation vote forJudge Brett Kavanaugh

I spoke to two local Humboldt County Republican leaders about the Senate vote confirming Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Citizens and HCSO strike a pose at "Coffee with Corrections"

Two days, two fatalities resulting from two collisions

As expected, with a 50-48 vote Brett Kavanaugh confirmed

Man arrested after he makes social media threat to kill members of Congress over Kavanaugh vote

When it comes to the "cause" progressives turn against anyone in their way. Attack, smear, harass and destroy.  Rabble rouser Linda Sarsour made the headlines.

Oct 4, 2018

Arrested in August, today Ronald Knight arrested again by CSET

On 10-03-2018, at about 12:19 p.m., officers assigned to the Community Safety Enhancement Team (CSET) were conducting patrol checks in the area of the Adorni Center parking lot, Amphitheater and Halverson Park in response to on-going reports of criminal activity. 

Attempted murder suspect Christopher Charles Matzick arrested for stabbing at 300 block of P street

On October 4th, 2018, at about 9:48 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department (EPD) responded to the 300 block of P Street for a stabbing that had just occurred. It was reported that the suspect left that location on foot, but was being followed by a witness.  Officers soon located the suspect near the jail and detained him without incident. The suspect was identified as Christopher Charles Matzick (34 years old).