Tag Archives: Homicide

EPD makes arrest in homicide case

EPD makes arrest in homicide case

Eureka Police Dept. EUREKA – On Dec. 27, 2018, the Eureka Police Department was contacted by the Napa County Coroner’s Office regarding the death investigation of Bernhard Craig Bertain, known to his family and friends as Ben.  Ben’s family had notified the coroner that Ben had been in a fight in the Burre Center area

Manila juvenile arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder

Mad River Union ARCATA/MANILA – Arcata Police arrested a 16-year-old Manila boy on suspicion of murder and attempted murder Monday, May 27 in connection to a shooting that took place the night before in Arcata. Police converged on the family’s home in Manila Monday evening and searched it for several hours. The shooting left one

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

Additional resources for Lawson case

Mad River Union ARCATA – Detectives are re-investigating every lead previously brought forth in the stabbing death of David Josiah Lawson on April 15, 2017, and they’re pursing new leads as well. Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer outlined the Arcata Police Department’s ongoing efforts to solve the homicide case in a memorandum recently provided to

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