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Additional resources for Lawson case

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.

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

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