Tag Archives: Hoopa

Man drowns in Trinity River

Man drowns in Trinity River

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On Monday August 14th, 2017 at approximately 3:45pm Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a swimmer in distress in the Trinity River.  It was reported by family members that 64-year-old Stanley Capoeman was swimming near the Red Rock/ Hostler Field area, when he suddenly yelled for help and was swept

Security guard pulls a gun, gets shot by deputies near Weitchpec

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On July 14, 2017, at approximately 2157 hours, 3 Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office were on patrol in two marked patrol vehicles in the area Highway 169 North of Weitchpec.  The deputies were in full Sheriff’s Office patrol uniforms driving marked patrol vehicles. As the deputies turned from HWY 169 to

Suspect allegedly threatens family with Bowie knife

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HOOPA – On Saturday, March 12 at about 7:25 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on State Route 96 in Hoopa for a report of a disturbance. It was reported that 22-year-old Michael Dylan Jensen was threatening his family with a “Bowie” style knife. A 29-year-old victim stated

No charges in fatal officer-involved shooting

District Attorney’s Office EUREKA/WEITCHPEC – District Attorney Maggie Fleming has determined that no charges should be filed related to the September 2015 shooting of Richard Kelley in Weitchpec. Her decision was based on the following information. Law enforcement officers responded on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. to a report of a shooting in

Suspected thief captured in Hoopa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HOOPA – On Tuesday, Dec. 29, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a 26-year-old male victim stating his storage unit in Hoopa was broken into and items taken. The storage unit contained approximately $4,000 worth of National Guard issued belongings. Community members were able to develop information regarding

Man shot while driving in Hoopa

HCSO HOOPA – On 10-26-2015 at 11:42 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a 45 year old male victim had been shot several times while driving his vehicle on Pine Creek Road, Hoopa. The victim was transported to the Hoopa Ambulance Center in Hoopa by friends. The victim was then transported

Gunshot victim taken to hospital

 HCSO HOOPA – On 04-09-2015 at about 03:35 hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Hoopa Ambulance Base on Airport Road in Hoopa for a gunshot victim.  The victim was driven to the Ambulance Base for treatment of his injuries.  Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment.  Sheriff’s Deputies met

Hoopa Housing Authority burns down

Kristan Korns Hoopa Valley Tribe HOOPA – The Hoopa Housing Authority building was destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning, April 1. Lieutenant Kevin Miller, with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, said, “The first call about the fire came in to dispatch a little after 6:00 am, and Hoopa Volunteer Fire responded.” There were no reported injuries.

Hoopa man dies in hospital after being shot

HCSO HOOPA – Authorities are looking for a person of interest in a shooting that took place in Hoopa Saturday, March 21 and left two people with injuries from gunshot wounds and one man dead. Daniel Peter Colegrove, age 73, of Hoopa was shot during the altercation and died later at a hospital in Redding. At