Crime

September 2021

Body Found in Blue Lake Identified; Sheriff’s Office Now Investigating Case as Homicide

Fortuna Man Arrested After Police Suspect Him of Sexually Assaulting Juvenile Over a Period of Years

Hoopa Man Arrested With Five Pounds of Meth Trafficked From Southern California, Drug Task Force Says

Victim and Officer Identified in Last Week’s Officer-Involved Shooting in Arcata Bottoms

Two Arrested Today After Months-Long Fentanyl Trafficking Investigation, Drug Task Force Says

Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Equipment Burglarized From Samoa Peninsula Volunteer Fire Department

15-Year-Old Arrested for Attempted Murder in McKinleyville After Woman Found Assaulted With Power Drill, Sheriff’s Office Says

Two Wanted Men Arrested After Sheriff’s Deputies Find Stolen Vehicle in Orleans

Man Found Dead on Trail Off Hatchery Road in Blue Lake; Sheriff’s Office Investigating Case as Suspicious

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Felony Warrant Suspect Who Allegedly Rammed Vehicles and Brandished a Firearm in Eastern Humboldt

Sheriff’s Office Releases Recap on Events That Led to Fugitive Being Taken Into Custody Following Today’s Standoff in McKinleyville

One Arrested After Allegedly Firing Weapon During Prolonged McK Road Rage Incident, Sheriff’s Office Says

Eureka Man Arrested for Vandalizing Skate Park With White-Supremacist Graffiti, EPD Says

One Arrested Following Elk River Road Burglary, Sheriff’s Office Says

KNOB FIRE UPDATE: Fire Stands at Nearly 2,800 Acres and is 52 Percent Contained

(AUDIO) This New ‘Hi-Lo’ Siren Will be Your Signal to Evacuate, So You’ll Want to Know What That Sounds Like

Firefighters Make ‘Significant Progress’ on the Knob Fire; Containment Jumps to 34 Percent

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Death Near Herrick Overpass Early This Morning

August 2021

One Arrested On Weapons, Drug Charges After Investigation of Unpermitted Eureka Warehouse Grow and Hash Lab, Drug Task Force Says

51-Year-Old Eureka Man Arrested After Trafficking Investigation, Drug Task Force Says

Suspect in Multiple Arcata-Area Burglaries Arrested After Being Found Sleeping at a Gas Station in Blue Lake

Humboldt Unsolved Cases Database Includes HCSO’s Backlog of Missing Persons and Suspected Homicides

Man Wanted for Allegedly Scamming Elderly McK Woman, and is Also Wanted For Allegedly Scamming Other Elderly People Across the West

Arcata Business Owner Arrested on Alleged Kidnapping, Child Molestation Charges

Fortuna Police Arrest Man Allegedly in Possession of Stolen Property, Illegal Weapons, Narcotics, Bear Spray

Man Arrested For Assault After Allegedly Wielding Crossbow, Slashing Victim’s Tires

A Nailed-Up Squirrel, Illegal Pesticides, Trigger-Happy Subjects and Water Theft Galore — The Marijuana Enforcement Team Had a Pretty Astounding Week, According to Sheriff’s Office Report

Death of 73-Year-Old Hoopa Woman Last Week Considered ‘Suspicious,’ Sheriff’s Office Says; Exact Cause Pending Autopsy

Man in Critical Condition After Being Struck by a Vehicle Following Some Sort of Confrontation Near Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Sheriff’s Office Says

With Car Burglaries on the Rise, Sheriff’s Office Urges Public Not to Leave Anything Inside Vehicles

Judge Dismisses Attempted Murder Charge Against Arcata Man Who Stabbed His Roommate Last Month, Agreeing That He Acted in Self-Defense

Burglary Alarm Alerts Deputies to Burglary; One Arrested Inside Myrtletown Gas Station at 1:30 in the Morning, Sheriff’s Office Says

Dinsmore Bust Yields 3,800 Unpermitted Plants and 125 Unpermitted Pounds, Sheriff’s Office Says

Arcata Mayor Brett Watson Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession Late Last Night

Three Pounds of Weed Found on Man With Suspended License Driving Vehicle Stolen Out of Oregon, Sheriff’s Office Says

July 2021

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fake ‘Notice of Lien’ Letters Sent to Humboldt Residents

(PHOTOS) Fishing Boat Capsizes Near North Jetty; Two Treated for Cold Water Exposure

(VIDEO) Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help Identifying Man Caught on Camera Abandoning Dog

Humboldt Correctional Deputy Seriously Injured by Combative Inmate Wielding Sharpened Pencil, Says HCSO

MISSING: Sheriff’s Office Seeking Northern Humboldt Man Who Disappeared After Borrowing Friend’s Car

(PHOTOS) WEED BUST BONANZA! Marijuana Enforcement Team Leads Multi-Agency Effort, Serving 23 Warrants at Grow Ops Illegally Diverting Water

(UPDATE: FOUND) Sheriff’s Office Seeking 20-Year-Old At-Risk Eureka Woman

Arcata Man Arrested On Attempted Murder Charges for Stabbing His Roommate, Police Say

Four Inmates at the Humboldt County Jail Overdosed on Fentanyl Over the Weekend, Says Sheriff’s Office; All Were Saved by Emergency Doses of Narcan

Woman Arrested in Myrtletown After Leaving Infant in Vehicle to Go Drink Alcohol, Says Sheriff’s Office

Throwing Knives, 14 Grams of Meth Seized During Traffic-Stop Arrest in McKinleyville, Sheriff’s Office Says

Calfire Police and Allied Agencies Arrest Man for Suspected Arson in Weitchpec

Four Years Ago, an Outpost Investigation Found Law-Breaking Within the County’s Public Administrator Bureau. To Date, No One Has Been Held Publicly Accountable.

Two Arrested in Possession of Meth, Prohibited Weapons After Traffic Stop on Stolen Car on Briceland Road, Sheriff’s Office Says

HSU Cop Under Investigation For Pepper-Spraying Transient at Aquatic Center, University Says


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