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APD warns: Don’t get Grinched by delivery thieves

APD warns: Don’t get Grinched by delivery thieves

Arcata Police Department ARCATA – Did you know that there is a real life Grinch? Right now there are Grinches trying to steal Christmas from the good folks of Arcata. Recently, UPS and FedEx drivers report being followed by ne’er-do-wells watching for unsupervised packages left on door steps. Be alert, citizens of Whoville, and make

Review team finds Plaza shooting death legally justified

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office has completed review of the investigation into the law-enforcement-officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Ervin Eugene Sweat, Jr. in September, 2017. The review included video recordings, autopsy and toxicology reports, and the report of the Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT),

Another downtown stabbing

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE On 11/09/18 at approximately 2:08 a.m. Arcata Police Department officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 800 Block of J Street in Arcata. Upon their arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male that had been stabbed during an altercation. Officers learned the victim and his friend had been skateboarding with three other

APD: Arson suspect arrested

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARCATA – On Sunday, Oct. 21 at about 1:05 p.m., officers with the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to the Intermodal Transit Facility (ITF), 925 E St., on the report of a fire at that location. It was determined that an unknown subject had lit someone’s personal property on fire

Four-day ABC hearing on drug dealing at Plaza bars concludes

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union EUREKA/ARCATA – The four-day administrative law hearing into alleged drug violations at two Plaza bars is over. Judge Alberto Roldan has 30 days to render a decision as to whether or not the liquor licenses for the Sidelines and Toby & Jack’s should be revoked. Roldan’s decision will be

Arcata’s CERT Team and National Preparedness Month

Arcata Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) ARCATA – In a major disaster, such as an earthquake or flood, no community is likely to have enough first responders to give immediate assistance to every person who might need it. This is why Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers are trained to fill in until the professional

Measure Z renewal would be permanent with voter OK

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Measure Z, Humboldt County’s public safety sales tax, will be up for voter renewal in the November election and if it succeeds, it will remain in effect unless voters choose to end it. At its July 24 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved the ballot language for renewal

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