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Man stabbed to death in Downtown Arcata

  Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – The suspect in the Thursday, Oct. 25 stabbing death of a 26-year-old man in Downtown Arcata is now behind bars. Witnesses and video surveillance from nearby businesses helped investigators identify Brandon Matthew Watson as the suspect. Then, acting on a tip from a citizen, Arcata Police investigators

About 100 people on street during fatal stabbing

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – There may be as many as 100 potential witnesses to the fatal stabbing that took place early this morning at Ninth and H streets in Downtown Arcata. Arcata Police are investigating the case and have yet to release the name of the victim pending notification of next of

Arcata City Council meeting disrupted again as police chief discloses case details, tactics

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The Arcata City Council was unable to meet for a second night, its deliberations disrupted by activists demanding resolution to the unsolved killing of HSU student David Josiah Lawson. Unfinished business – including The Village student housing project – will be held over to an Aug.

Lawson update: Council can’t talk, meetings set, new police chief sought

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – It’s been 13 months since David Josiah Lawson, 19, was stabbed to death in Arcata, but the case is still unsolved. The Arcata City Council was reminded of this during public comments at its May 16 meeting, with several speakers pleading with council members to rehire former FBI

Gang member arrested after fatal stabbing in Orick

Mad River Union ORICK – An Arcata man known to be affiliated with a gang was arrested last week for allegedly stabbing a man to death in downtown Orick. Ronald Joshua Loureiro, 29, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on Thursday, Jan. 4 on suspicion of homicide and for a parole hold. Humboldt

Man stabbed to death in Orick

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office ORICK – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Orick near U.S. Highway 101 and Dryden’s Road. The Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received the call for service just after 11 a.m. today, Jan. 4 regarding a 35-year-old male stabbing victim. The suspect reportedly fled the scene southbound. Officers

HSU mum on donations for Lawson case

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – The Humboldt State University administration declines to say if it is taking part in marshaling donations solicited by the family of slain sophomore David Josiah Lawson. While Arcata Police investigators continue to interview witnesses, including new ones, in the unsolved homicide case, Vice President Craig Wruck, chief of

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