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Interim Police Chief could be Richard J. Ehle

Interim Police Chief could be Richard J. Ehle

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council is being asked to appoint Richard J. Ehle as interim police chief.  His description, from a staff report for the Wednesday, June 6 council meeting: “The City of Arcata is fortunate to obtain the interim services of Mr. Richard “Rick” Ehle. Key experience Mr.

Threat of violence at Arcata High deemed ‘not credible’

Mad River Union ARCATA – A threatening note found on the Arcata High School campus Tuesday, May 22 was deemed “not credible” by the Arcata Police. On that day, the Arcata Police Department was notified by the Arcata High School that a suspicious note had been discovered on campus. The note contained a threat of

Lawson update: Council can’t talk, meetings set, new police chief sought

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – It’s been 13 months since David Josiah Lawson, 19, was stabbed to death in Arcata, but the case is still unsolved. The Arcata City Council was reminded of this during public comments at its May 16 meeting, with several speakers pleading with council members to rehire former FBI

ABC’s statement on the Plaza drug investigation

ABC press release ABC and Local Authorities Arrest 11 Individuals in Humboldt County Agents make arrests for sales and possession of illegal narcotics (Arcata) – California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Agents and local law enforcement have arrested 11 individuals in connection with an investigation of activities surrounding two ABC licensed premises. The arrests follow a

Probationer on bail chased around, tracked down, gun & ammo found

City of Arcata Press Release On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at about 8:36 p.m., an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a Ford F-150 in the 1700 block of G Street. The vehicle failed to yield to the officer and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle continued to McKinleyville where officers eventually

Arcata continues to investigate Lawson homicide

City of Arcata ARCATA – Arcata Police Department continues an active investigation into the homicide of David Josiah Lawson. Since criminal investigations can take time, the City wants to remind the community that this is an active and open case. The Police Department is working through a defined investigative strategy based on all the physical

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