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Chef’s family scorns DA ‘betrayals’

Chef’s family scorns DA ‘betrayals’

See related story “Relatives laud DA Rees” Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Relatives of manslaughter victim Douglas Anderson-Jordet accuse former Deputy District Attorney Elan Firpo and former District Attorney Paul Gallegos of faithlessness and paltering with the facts in the case against Juan Joseph Ferrer, sentenced last week to 12 years in prison

Bodhi Tree could serve 117.5 years for murders, attempted murder

You must state your case, and you must prove it. – Aristotle Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The trio of guilty verdicts against Garberville native Bodhi Tree marked a near-total rejection of defense counsel’s unshakable stand that the prosecution’s murder case did not even begin to allay reasonable doubt. Only Tree’s conviction for second

Judge Tosses Plea Deals In Arcata Stabbing Case

(UPDATED at 8:27 a.m. April 4 with edits, additional information and photos.) Jack Durham Mad River Union EUREKA – Superior Court Judge Joyce Hinrichs has tossed out plea bargains made between the District Attorney’s Office and the suspects in the stabbing death of an Arcata man, stating that the deals would “erode public confidence in

Candidates Clash At DA Forum

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ARCATA – A district attorney candidates debate last week was mostly non-confrontational but the topic of plea bargains triggered spirited back and forth exchanges. District attorney candidates  Allan Dollison, Elan Firpo, Maggie Fleming and Arnie Klein advanced their views – sometimes strongly – in a March 20 debate event held

Ferrer Sentence Becomes A Political Issue In DA Race

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The plea deal that resulted in an effective two-year jail sentence given to Juan Joseph Ferrer for stabbing Douglas Anderson-Jordet to death in Arcata last Nov. 25 could be rescinded. The campaign for District Attorney candidate Arnie Klein issued a press release last Thursday, March 6 stating,

Firpo In Trinidad Today

Elan Firpo Campaign Press Release Join District Attorney candidate Elan Firpo at Trinidad Town Hall on Sunday, March 9, 2 p.m., Civic Room, 409 Trinity Street. Elan Firpo has solutions for the difficult challenges that face the District Attorney’s office. Hear about Elan’s plan to: Shut the revolving door on the worst offenders, and working WITH

D.A. Candidate Klein Seeks To Suspend Firpo’s Ferrer Plea

Note: District Attorney candidate Arnie Klein issued this press release today. – Ed. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2014 Arnie Klein has been contacted by family members of Douglas Anderson-Jordet to ask the court to set aside the defendant Juan Ferrer’s plea at the time of sentencing, April 3. I have been informed that the family members