Tag Archives: Fatal DUI

Man arrested after fatal crash in Eureka

Man arrested after fatal crash in Eureka

Mad River Union EUREKA – A Eureka man was arrested Thursday evening, Dec. 14 after he allegedly drove drunk and killed a pedestrian on the 600 block of West Harris Street in Eureka. Officers from the  Eureka Police Department were called to the scene at 5:51 p.m. for a report of a vehicle hitting a

Convicted drunk driver seized in court

 Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Humboldt’s ruinous alcohol and drug culture has obliterated the life of Arcata musician Alan Gradwohl and despoiled the future of Humboldt State undergraduate Robert William Bergeson III, who killed Gradwohl in a crosswalk last September in a drunken driving stupor.     Bergeson, 24, will spend a year in

HSU student jailed immediately after sentencing

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA —Humboldt State University student Robert William Bergeson III was remanded to Humboldt County Jail immediately after being sentenced Feb. 22 to one year behind bars and four years of supervised probation. His mother and friends cried out in protest and heartbreak in the courtroom when the 24-year-old was handcuffed

Remorseful drunk driver pleads guilty; sentencing in February

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Reversing course, Robert Willard Bergeson III has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and will be sentenced Feb. 22 for the drunken driving death last September in Arcata of local music engineer Alan Edward Gradwohl, 55. The Humboldt State University student, 24, agreed Jan. 11 to plead guilty to

Arcata drunk driver pleads guilty

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA — Robert Willard Bergeson III has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and will be sentenced Feb. 22 for the drunken driving death last September in Arcata of local music engineer Alan Edward Gradwohl, who was 55. The Humboldt State University student, 24, reversed himself and agreed on Jan. 11

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