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Deputies interrupt McK parking lot torpor festival, arrest two

Deputies interrupt McK parking lot torpor festival, arrest two

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office McKINLEYVILLE – On March 27, 2021, at about 7:47 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a business on the 1100 block of Murray Road in McKinleyville for the report of two people unconscious inside a vehicle parked outside the business. While attempting to contact the individuals, deputies observed narcotics

Refuseniks’ COVID-19 rage tempers enforcement

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  ​Humboldt County Sheriff Billy Honsal has said that unlike some county sheriffs, he would enforce further COVID-19 restrictions but he’s also said that “violent acts” are becoming more frequent and deputies will use discretion to prevent deadly force situations. ​The acceleration of coronavirus spread and reactions to the

Seriously, grow houses? My, how 2008 of you

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HUMBOLDT – On Nov. 2, 2020, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served three search warrants to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the greater Humboldt Bay area. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Humboldt County Code Enforcement assisted in the service of the warrants.

County sanctuary law briefing turns contentious

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ​HUMBOLDT – A boilerplate report to Humboldt County supervisors on compliance with the Measure K sanctuary ordinance unexpectedly reopened debate on the local law’s effects. ​Sheriff’s Office officials reported on compliance with state and local sanctuary laws at the June 23 Board of Supervisors meeting. Measure K was approved by

Sheriff Honsal: cannabis enforcement is ‘a win’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County Sheriff Billy Honsal has told the Board of Supervisors that enforcement on illegal, unpermitted cannabis grows intensified this year and the near future will see actions on those who’ve applied for permits without follow-up. ​At their October 22 meeting, supervisors were updated on the county’s enforcement