Tag Archives: Trees

Police: tree-bash suspect ‘got angry’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Security cameras at Arcata’s Intermodal Transit Facility (ITF)  are credited with identification leading to the arrest of the person suspected of attacking Arcata’s street trees. Last Thursday, Arcata Police arrested Kenyatta Jones, 42, of Arcata on a charge of felony vandalism. Jones, who is familiar to officers

Tree vandalism suspect arrested

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARREST MADE IN DOWNTOWN ARCATA TREE VANDALISM On May 13, 2017 at about 3:50 p.m., officers from the Arcata Police Department were investigating the recent vandalism to multiple trees in the downtown area of Arcata. Acting on recently obtained security footage from the Intermodal Transit Facility, the main bus station in Arcata,

Someone is attacking our street trees

Update: a suspect has been arrested. – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In March, Arcata got 115 trees greener with the appearance of new western red cedar, vine, Bowhall and big leaf maple and red flowering currant trees on Arcata’s streets. This thanks to a PG&E grant, the basic idea being

Geraldine's Porch Pot Returns, Sans Tree

“Why they had to cut the tree off, I don’t know,” Geraldine said. Also, who “loves” looking at something they know they stole every day, without being reminded that they are a thief? People who snort cocaine, apparently. Geraldine’s just glad to have her tree back. “It’s pretty cool,” she said, “and a little creepy.”