Tag Archives: Humboldt County Correctional Facility

Drug overdoses in Humboldt jail

Drug overdoses in Humboldt jail

  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office EUREKA – Humboldt County Correctional Deputies and medical staff at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility used medication to save four individuals suspected of overdosing on fentanyl. Over the past weekend, correctional deputies were alerted to four separate medical emergencies occurring inside the same housing unit. On all four occasions, deputies

EPD POP unit takes out methtopia

Eureka Police Dept. press release On April 9, 2019 at about 2:30 p.m. the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit executed a search warrant at a residence on the 100 block of Henderson Street. The search warrant was in response to narcotic related activities and nuisance complaints. Seven people were located on the

There’s good news for Mack Town, and plenty of challenges

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are plenty of reasons for McKinleyville residents to feel cheery and optimistic about their town’s future. On the flip side, the unincorporated community – along with all of Humboldt County – faces some daunting challenges. All of this was discussed Jan. 17 during the McKinleyville Chamber of

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

Jail expansion project loses $16.6 million

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county is advancing a jail expansion project with $20 million of state money but additional funding slated for a mental health services wing has been lost. The zig-zagging path of state funding for the expansion of the Humboldt County Correctional Facility has included various successes and disappointments.

Arcata man convicted for striking jail guard in face

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office EUREKA – Yesterday, July 17 a Humboldt County jury found 26-year-old Alexi Greenspan of Arcata guilty of felony resisting an executive officer causing great bodily injury. This offense is a strike under California law. The jury also convicted Greenspan of felony battery with serious bodily injury, and felony battery with

Pilot program supports inmate learning with electronic tablets

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union EUREKA – With rehabilitation services becoming more of a priority, Humboldt County is seeking to expand its jail education program through use of technology. An agreement with the Jail Education Solutions Inc. company for a 90-day pilot program using computer tablets was approved at the April 11 Board of Supervisors