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Interim Police Chief Rick Ehle starts work Monday

Interim Police Chief Rick Ehle starts work Monday

CITY OF ARCATA APPOINTS RICHARD EHLE AS INTERIM POLICE CHIEF Arcata, CA, June 7, 2018 – The City of Arcata announced today that Richard “Rick” Ehle has been appointed Arcata Police Department’s Interim Chief of Police. “Chief Ehle’s leadership will allow our existing personnel to maintain their current focus and his experience will provide opportunities

Arcata to Tom Parker: cease, desist, refrain and give us back your Lawson case files

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – While many at Wednesday’s City Council meeting demanded that ex-FBI agent Tom Parker be rehired to investigate the killing of David Josiah Lawson, chances of that happening appeared to dim Thursday with the revelation that Arcata City Attorney Nancy Diamond had sent him a cease and desist

The Lawson case: Council may bypass APD, Parker told to stop talking, Rossbacher ‘troubled’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council voted 4–0 Wednesday night to look at options other than the Arcata Police Dept. for investigating the unsolved killing of Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson. The decision followed demands of multiple speakers who reviled the city, the council and Arcata Police for

City Council responds to Lawson investigator’s allegations

 PRESS RELEASE  Statement from the Arcata City Council: April 16, 2018  Most importantly, the City’s commitment to solving David Josiah Lawson’s case has not waivered.  The City is concerned about how the timing of Tom Parker’s departure from the case coincides with the filing of a claim by Attorney Shelley Mack and their multiple interviews

Arcata Main Street annual luncheon brings update on city issues

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Local businessfolk enjoyed wild mushroom lasagna, salad and a summary of current events by Arcata leaders at the annual Arcata Main Street (AMS) luncheon in the Plaza View Room last Thursday afternoon. Dan Tangney, tireless AMS volunteer (and as of last week, chair of Arcata’s Planning Commission),

Wanted felon caught packing slungshot

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARCATA –On Saturday, Feb. 17 at about 1:06 a.m., an officer from the Arcata Police Department recognized a subject riding a bicycle on Alliance Road as Tyler Blaine Gingerich. The officer knew Gingerich was wanted by the  Eureka Police Department for driving a stolen vehicle; evading; hit and run; and

3/4 cent sales tax brings Arcata millions for roads, cops

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Whenever you buy something taxable in Arcata, three-fourths of one cent of the sales tax helps catch bad guys and smooth the streets. That less-than-a-penny increment may not seem like much, but in the 2016/2017 fiscal year it brought in more than $2 million, with all the

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