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Card skimmers: because we needed more things to worry about

Card skimmers: because we needed more things to worry about

A local motor fuel retailer on Thursday discovered a credit card skimming device that was installed in one of their gas pumps. When filling up at the pump, residents should look for signs that a machine may have been tampered with, and take steps to protect themselves.

Incorrigible creative driver gets 8 years

“Mr. LaCount’s long record of interaction with the criminal justice system makes clear that as people receive opportunities to alter their criminal behavior that endangers others, for the sake of public safety there should be increasing consequences for failing to take advantage of those opportunities. Thanks very much to the people who improved public safety by providing information that helpedus get LaCount off the streets.”

Kidnapping suspect captured

UPDATED: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office The suspect of a kidnapping in the Fieldbrook area has been arrested in Oregon and the remaining victim confirmed safe. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified this afternoon (August 5, 2020) by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office that kidnapping suspect George Rose was located near Talent, OR. Rose reportedly

Arcata’s Redwood Park Scout Hut squatted and trashed

“They were squatting up there and broke into all of the Scout’s supply closets, stole their flatscreen TV and a bunch of gear and supplies, as well as trashing the place fairly thoroughly and covering the place with tons of graffiti,” Gale said. “They also looted the supply of specialty popcorn the Cub Scouts were selling as a fundraiser for summer camp and other outings.”

Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA –  On Wednesday, Feb 6 at about 5:05 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Samoa Beach northern access parking lot for the report of an attempted robbery/carjacking. According to the female victim, she and her small child had just parked in the beach parking lot when she

Armed suspects break into house, zip-tie woman, get away with loot

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office ORLEANS – Today, Jan. 24 at about 4 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1400 block of Skunk Hollow Road in Orleans for the report of a home invasion armed robbery that had just occurred. Deputies made contact with the female victim at a nearby

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