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Wes Cole case concludes with probation, animal ban

Wes Cole case concludes with probation, animal ban

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The long-running animal cruelty case involving Charles Wesley Cole is over – for now, and as long as he behaves. According to a press release from the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office, Cole, 59, of Arcata pled guilty to a charge of vandalizing the Arcata Co-op  on

Missing mental health reports stall justice for Greenspan, Cole

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Justice is being delayed for two Arcata residents due to bureaucratic sluggishness. One is awaiting sentencing following conviction, the other is headed for retrial. Alexi Greenspan Sentencing for Alexi Greenspan, convicted in July of an assault on a county correctional officer, was repeatedly delayed last week over

Wes Cole finally getting treatment, could be re-tried

Mad River Union ARCATA – Accused animal abuser Charles Wesley Cole won’t make his usual monthly court appearance this Friday, July 14. He would have, just as he has with numerous previous court dates, where he has been repeatedly told to return in case a vacancy in a state mental hospital opens up. What happened was, that finally happened

Wes Cole dog abuse case drags on

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Old Wes Cole is a harried old soul, traveling hither and yon by bus to his various psych treatments and court dates to deal with the aging felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor battery and vandalism charges against him. Cole is charged with felony animal cruelty of the

Cole mental health treatment plans pending

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Charles Wesley Cole, charged with animal cruelty, battery and vandalism, continues to haltingly work his way through the criminal justice system. Having been found incompetent to stand trial for mental health reasons, Cole is to receive treatment under a plan prescribed by forensic Conditional Release Program (CONREP) of the Dept. of State Hospitals. But