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Man shot in leg this morning in Arcata

Man shot in leg this morning in Arcata

  Mad River Union ARCATA – A young man was rushed to the hospital after reportedly being shot in the leg during a dispute at an apartment on Heather Lane in Arcata. The man’s injuries are non-life threatening. Several males were in a dispute when the shooting occurred shortly after 8 a.m. The incident resulted

Murder suspect apprehended

APD Press Release On Saturday, Oct. 27, acting on citizen tips, investigators from the Arcata Police Department began surveillance of a residence off Walnut Drive in Cutten. During the surveillance operation, Brandon Matthew Watson, 27, of Arcata, the suspect in the fatal stabbing that occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the 900 block of H Street, was

Stabbing suspect identified

On 10/25/18 at approximately 1:40 a.m. Arcata Police Department officers were dispatched to a stabbing that occurred on the 900 block of H Street. The male victim was located lying on the ground near the intersection of 9th and H Streets. Officers immediately began life saving efforts and summoned medical assistance. The victim was transported to

APD: shots fired at house party

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARCATA – On Sunday, Oct. 21 at about 1:10 a.m., officers with the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to the 2600 block of Susan Avenue on the report of a large party with multiple gunshots being heard. Upon the officer arrival they learned that a physical fight had occurred and

Additional resources for Lawson case

Mad River Union ARCATA – Detectives are re-investigating every lead previously brought forth in the stabbing death of David Josiah Lawson on April 15, 2017, and they’re pursing new leads as well. Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer outlined the Arcata Police Department’s ongoing efforts to solve the homicide case in a memorandum recently provided to

The Village demolished by City Council on 2-0-2 vote

Note: Union readers are pointing out a legal opinion from the League of California Cities that seems to indicate that the 2-0-2 vote means that the Village was approved. See below. – Ed.  Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The proposed “The Village” 602-student housing project met its end at Wednesday morning’s City Council

APD identifies burglary suspect

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE  SERIAL BURGLAR IDENTIFIED During the months of July and August, the City of Arcata experienced a significant number of residential burglaries. Many of these burglaries occurred during daylight hours while residents were at work. The Arcata Police Department (APD) received information from alert neighbors in the areas around the burglaries

Arcata City Council meeting disrupted again as police chief discloses case details, tactics

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The Arcata City Council was unable to meet for a second night, its deliberations disrupted by activists demanding resolution to the unsolved killing of HSU student David Josiah Lawson. Unfinished business – including The Village student housing project – will be held over to an Aug.

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