Courts

Accused Humboldt Correctional Officer Beaters Will Have (Another) Day in Court Next Month

Burgess Sentenced to 7 Years for Eureka Armed Marijuana Robbery, May Return as Witness in Gang-Related Homicide Case

Hearing Delayed in the Case of Elderly Eureka Man Accused of Shooting His Roomate to Death

Blue Heron Arson Trial Proceeds; Second Person Seen Fleeing Scene May Also Be Charged

Hearing for Accused Blue Heron Arsonist Postponed; Eyewitness Sought; Squires Present in Court

Mother Arrested for Attempted Murder of 11-Year-Old Daughter on Centerville Beach Pleads Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

CASE SUSPENDED: As Accused PG&E Gate Crasher Refuses to Provide Thumbprint, Her Lawyer Succesfully Questions Her Mental Competence

Suspect in Eureka Weed Robbery Appears in Court After Running From CHP Stop, Enters Not Guilty Plea

Elderly Eureka Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering His Roommate; Bail Increased to $2 Million for Suspect in Friday Night Shooting

Man Convicted of 2015 Weed Deal Murder Gets 52 Years to Life in State Prison

Those People Arrested By the CHP Last Night? They Were Both Wanted as Witnesses in the Upcoming Trial Over the Murder of a 14-Year-Old Boy in Eureka

McCullens Motel Murder Suspect Fails to Convince Judge That Killing Was Accidental

Accused Blue Heron Arsonist Denied Release From Jail, Despite Attorney’s Plea That She Has Cancer and an Upcoming Appointment

Man Who Smashed Into McK Home After High-Speed Chase Pleas Out to Panoply of Charges; Looks to Get Over Six Years in Prison

Inmate Accused of Attacking Nurses Will Be Evaluated for Mental Competency; Criminal Proceedings Suspended

Guard Describes Jailhouse Attack That Left Him With Black Eyes, Bloody Nose; Two Inmates Will Face Felony Charges for Assaulting Officer

Defendant in Manila Murder Case Has Criminal Proceedings Against Him Suspended, Will Be Committed to a State Hospital

Officer Describes Punching, Pepper-Spraying Half-Naked Woman Who Rammed Power Plant Gate; Suspect Held to Answer for Felony Vandalism

Felon Faces 9 Years For Firearms and Drugs Charges

Nicholas Leigl Fully Cleared of Homicide Charges, Released From Jail; Eureka Resident Was Thrice Accused of Participating in Gang Murder of 14-Year-Old Boy

Oops! DA’s Office Hopes to Correct Typo, Potentially Add 10 Years to Lasinski Sentence

Alleged Murder Plot Participant Stuck in Legal Limbo, as Regional Center for Developmentally Disabled Adults Declines to Serve Him

Billy Joe Giddings, Convicted of Arcata Murder, Has His Sentencing Delayed as Family Switches Lawyers

Judge May Reduce Charges in McCullens Motel Slaying; Defense Argues That Shooter Fired on Car, Not People

Woman Accused of Attacking Deputy After Crashing Through PG&E Gate Has Release Request Denied

Prosecution Enters Long List of Charges in Huge Visser Court Weed Ring Case; Also Seeks to Confiscate $80k

More on the Two Inmates Charged With Attacking a Humboldt Correctional Deputy

Woman Accused of Crashing Through PG&E Gate, Attacking Deputy While Under the Influence Appears in Court, Requests Supervised Release

Orick Woman Accused of Attempted Murder Cries in Court; Public Defender Enters Plea of ‘Not Guilty’

Eureka Murder Suspect Maxx Robison’s Hearing on New Drug Charges Delayed

Trial Date Set for Eureka Man Accused of Molesting Two Girls

Man Who Fled Police Carrying Loaded Handgun Through Downtown Eureka (Before Being Shot) Goes to Trial August 21

McCullen’s Motel Murder Suspect Now Faces New Drugs-In-Jail Charges; Motion to Drop Murder Case Delayed

Arcata Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges on Condition He Be Placed on Probation

More Details Emerge During Accused Child Molester Chad Smith’s Preliminary Hearing; Arraignment Set for August

Alleged Victims of Eureka Businessman, Substitute Teacher and Accused Child Molester Chad Smith Testify in Pretrial Hearing

Arcata Woman Accused of Killing Her Own Infant Pleads Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity

DA’s Office Files Felony Charges Against Fortuna Dentist for Practicing Without a License

Former North Coast Journal Office Manager Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement Charges

Hearing for Accused Eureka Child Molester Delayed, Over the Objections of the Suspect

Arcata Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison For Sexual Assault; Defense’s Mental Illness Defense Fails to Sway Judge

Mother of Murdered Arcata Man Will Get Back $7K Seized by Police But Must Wait for Her Marijuana

Judge Says That Jurors in Goldberg Murder Trial May Hear Evidence in Spousal Abuse Case Against the Accused

DA’s Office Seeks Bigger Bail, Consolidation of Charges For Blue Lake Man Recently Acquitted of Murder

Arcata Woman Accused of Killing Infant Daughter May Plead Insanity

Defending the Defender: Judge Issues Ruling in Favor of County’s Controversial Public Defender Hire, but Victory Could Be Short-Lived

Kyle Zoellner Appears in Court to Request Law Enforcement Return His Cell Phone, Laptops; Judge Says No

GIDDINGS-HUNTZIGER TRIAL: Two Defendants — One Guilty of Murder, the Other Acquitted — Both Shed Tears as Jury Rules on 2015 Arcata Killing

Giddings Convicted of Second-Degree Murder for 2015 Arcata Drug Killing; Huntzinger Acquitted on All Charges

Criminal Proceedings Against Ferndale Exorcist Mom Suspended; Clinical Psychologist Evaluation Ordered