Tag Archives: APD

Arcata Public Safety Committee thrust into forefront

In figuring out how to manage the daunting workload, including assignments from the City Council and its previous ongoing projects, the committee decided to form two subcommittees – one on APD’s budget, and the other on civilian oversight – and give them two months to do a deep dive into their respective topics. 

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

Alleged drunk, armed driver arrested after Janes Road crash

Arcata Police press release HIT AND RUN DRUNK DRIVER ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF A LOADED FIREARM On Thursday, Aug. 31 at about 12:55 a.m., an officer with the Arcata Police Department observed a Toyota pick- up drive around a stopped vehicle at the intersection of Alliance Road and Spear Avenue and into the opposite lane of traffic at

Arcata crime now online

Mad River Union ARCATA – Those wishing to keep close watch on Arcata crime can now do so in near-real time in the comfort of their web browser. With a $6,340 purchase of a module called Citizen RIMS, the Arcata Police Department has put its crimefighting activity online. The website, arcata.crimegraphics.com, includes a range of

Man shot by, and accused of shooting at APD free on own recognizance

Paul Mann Mad River Union  ARCATA – Joshua Adelynia Hoffman, 26, the former Eureka resident accused of assault with a deadly weapon against an Arcata police officer in May, is free on his own recognizance, pending a decision by the District Attorney’s office on whether to prosecute. Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman said in an