Tag Archives: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office

Princess the pig’s suspected killer named, sought

Princess the pig’s suspected killer named, sought

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata Police have submitted a case to the Humboldt County District Attorney, recommending a felony grand theft charge against the man believed to have killed and butchered Princess the Pig on March 23. The Union has learned that the suspect is Jeffrey Cody Miller, 32, a Humboldt-area

McKexit: City of McKinleyville?

Town debates incorporation, seeks financial information from county Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE –  The ongoing debate over whether McKinleyville should become a city is heating up now that there’s an effort underway to gather financial information about incorporation. The latest discussion took place April 3, when a divided McKinleyville Community Services District Board

Drug Task Force raids downtown Arcata business, homes, siezes drugs and guns

Humboldt County Drug Task Force ARCATA – On Tuesday, March 19 the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) served multiple search warrants in the City of Arcata.  During a year-long investigation, HCDTF established probable cause to believe that Karlton Morris Peterson, 37, Anthony Osmond Peterson, 36, and Lloyd Albert Wolfe Jr., 34,  were distributing cocaine,

Burglar takes $7,500 in property from Mack High

  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office McKINLEYVILLE – On Tuesday,  Feb. 5 at about 9 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a burglary that had occurred overnight at McKinleyville High School. According to the reporting party, sometime between 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4 and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, an unknown

A home invasion, a chase, an arrest, a gun and a whole lotta meth

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HUMBOLDT – On Thursday, Jan. 24  at about 2:53 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Department officers were on Pine Creek Road in Hoopa in pursuit of a vehicle matching the description and license plate of a vehicle reported stolen during a home invasion

Coast Guard calls off search for HSU student swept out to sea

NORTH JETTY – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search this morning for a 19-year-old Humboldt State student who was swept into the sea Monday afternoon, Oct. 29 while fishing with friends. The Coast Guard was called to the North Jetty of Humboldt Bay at 4:32 p.m. to search for KeyMaan Stringer, a freshman from

Don’t fall for these scuzzy phone scams

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of three phone scams targeting residents last week. Amazon scam A local resident reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be with the online marketplace Amazon. According to the victim, the caller said that the victim’s Amazon account had been

Sex offender sweep

SEX OFFENDER SWEEP Between Oct. 15 and Oct. 19, Humboldt County Sheriff’s detectives and representatives from the Fortuna Police Department, Arcata Police Department, US Marshals Service and FBI, conducted an annual sex offender registration compliance sweep throughout the County of Humboldt.During this sweep, law enforcement attempts to contact every registered sex offender in Humboldt County

Trinidad Tidings: Beauty, art and advocacy

The Humboldt Alliance for Responsible Planning (H.A.R.P.), a citizens group interested in fostering citizen involvement in communities countywide on proposed land developments, invites the community to a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall. The principal topic of discussion will be the Cher-ae Heights Indian Community

Grand Jury: ‘Significant danger’ for some Bay Trail users

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – The county’s Grand Jury has flagged multiple safety issues related to the Humboldt Bay Trail and has “significant concern” about the use of the U.S. Highway 101 shoulder connecting two developed segments. The Grand Jury is calling for a “safety barrier” along the unfinished U.S. Highway 101