Crime

July 2020

(VIDEO) Sheriff Honsal Says Prison Inmates Due to be Released in Humboldt Pose Contagion Risk to Community

Bomb Squad Discovers Suspicious Humboldt Hill Packages Contained ‘Vinyl Records’

HCSO Explosives Team Investigating Suspicious Packages on Humboldt Hill Road

Three Pounds of Heroin Discovered, One Arrested During Eureka Police Bust

(UPDATE: ROBBER NAMED) District Attorney Won’t Prosecute Gas Station Worker in Recent Blue Lake Shooting; Investigation Shows He Acted in Self-Defense, Fleming Says

Police Arrest Eureka Man for the Alleged Repeated Sexual Abuse of a Minor

(VIDEO) Citation Issued, Mortars Seized After Illegal Firework Explodes Next to Eureka Police Officer on 4th of July

(UPDATED) Neighbors Who Responded to Alleged Blue Lake Murder Describe Trying to Save the Victim’s Life

Blue Lake Gas Station Employee Arrested on Charge of Murder in Shooting of Alleged Armed Robber

CAL FIRE Seizes More Than 10,000 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks From a Home in Eureka

Two Arrested with 4.5 Pounds of Heroin in Fortuna, Says DTF

Armed Robbery at Murphy’s Market in Trinidad Last Night; Employees Assaulted; Suspect Still at Large

Following New State Law, District Attorney Retroactively Redesignates Over 800 Weed Felony Convictions as Misdemeanors

June 2020

Shot Fired in Assault on Eureka’s Third Street Sunday Afternoon; One Arrested For Negligent Discharge of Weapon, Felon in Possession of Firearm and Body Armor

Eight Thousand Plants Taken Down in the Honeydew Area Today; Once Again, Many Serious Water Violations Were Noted, Marijuana Enforcement Team Says

Mendo Sheriff Investigating Possibility That Minor Located at Raided Covelo Grow is a Victim of Sex, Labor Trafficking

Ten Thousand Plants Eradicated, Illegal Water Diversion/Pollution Violations Cited in Disnmore Raid Yesterday, Sheriff’s Office Says

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Body Found at Ma-lel Dunes Last Week as Victorville Man Who Fell Into the Sea Near Trinidad a Month Ago

Eureka Police Arrest 70-Year-Old Man in Connection to Yesterday’s Bank Robbery

HSU Student Arrested, Held on Two Counts of Sexually Assaulting Intoxicated Victims

Old Man Hides Behind COVID Mask in Downtown Bank Robbery Today; Eureka Police Seeking Suspect Who Scrammed With Cash

Stolen Rifle, $6,000 and 196 Grams of Heroin Found During McK Traffic Stop Yesterday Morning, Sheriff’s Office Says

Marijuana Enforcement Team Destroys More Than 6,000 Plants, Seizes More than 400 Pounds of Processed Weed While Serving Search Warrants in Blocksburg

Beachgoer Finds Body in ‘Advanced State of Decomposition’ at Ma-lel Dunes

POP Team Serves Search Warrant at Alleged Drug House and Find Meth, Scales and Cash, EPD Says

(PHOTOS) Were Your Tusk Carvings and/or Spawn Action Figures Stolen Recently? The Humboldt Drug Task Force Has Good News for You

Low-Level Offenders Will Soon be Able, Once Again, to Work Off Their Sentences by Doing Deeds for the Community Through the Work Alternative Program

Two Jail Staff Members Assaulted Over the Weekend, Says Sheriff’s Office; Overall Inmate Attacks on Jail Personnel Way Up This Year

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Knifepoint Robbery at Blue Lake Gas Station

EPD Chief Steve Watson Explains Department’s Use-of-Force Policies: ‘Most’ Align With ‘8 Can’t Wait’ Demands

Sheriff’s Office Says it Has Suspended Carotid Restraint, Addresses Other Use-of-Force Tactics in Letter to Community

(VIDEO) Sheriff Wants to Prove to the Community and the Country that Law Enforcement Officers Aim to Serve and Protect, Honsal Says

(UPDATED: CHP Cannot Confirm Antifa Buses) Sheriff Honsal Stands By ‘Antifa Bus’ Reports Despite Evidence That It Was All a Hoax

Covelo Man Arrested for Kidnapping for Ransom, Pistol-Whipping Victim After Dispute at Marijuana Grow, Sheriff’s Office Says

Weed Raids in SoHum Continue; Enforcement Team Takes Down Over 10,000 Unpermitted Plants in Rancho Sequoia, Sheriff’s Office Says

EPD Hosts Virtual Roundtable on Domestic Violence During the Pandemic, Publishes List of Resources Available to Victims

Marijuana Enforcement Team Destroys 353 Weed Plants at Unpermitted Petrolia Grow, Seizes 62 Grams of Meth, Six Firearms and Numerous Prescription Pills Packaged for Sale, Sheriff’s Office Says

(VIDEO) Eureka Police Department Holds Press Conference on Campton Road Murder Investigtion

Sheriff’s Office Eradicates 58,000 Unpermitted Plants in Blocksburg Raid; Numerous Water Violations Noted, Deputies Say

May 2020

Suspected Heroin Trafficker Arrested in Arcata

MISSING: Search and Rescue Looking for Man Who Fell in the Ocean Near Trinidad

Nearly 10k Plants and More than 7k Pounds of Weed Destroyed in Bust of Un-permitted Grows Near Dinsmore

(UPDATE: FOUND) Search and Rescue Operation Underway for Two Hikers Last Seen Near Orick

Eureka Police Arrest ‘Person of Interest’ in Last Week’s Campton Road Homicide Investigation

Nearly 20k Plants and More Than 800 Pounds of Bud Destroyed in Multi-Agency Weed Bust in Weitchpec

Identity of One of Three Subjects Suspected in Series of Rural Humboldt Burglaries Released by Sheriff’s Office

One Man Shot Dead After Attempting to Assault West Avenue Resident in Eureka Last Night, Police Say; Investigation Determines Shooter Acted in Self-Defense

CHP Discovers 778 Pounds of Weed in Cargo Trailer on the Avenue After Driver Caused Minor Collision

Drug Task Force Raids Residence in the Hoopa Valley; Presses Heroin and Meth-Related Charges on Previously Convicted Felon

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION: Death of 84-Year-Old Man on Campton Road Deemed ‘Suspicious’; Eureka Police Searching for Suspects


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