Tag Archives: Humboldt State University Police

Arcata Police seek reported slashing suspect

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a slashing incident reported to have occurred the night of Aug. 26. The incident appears in the daily bulletin for that day in APD’s Citizen RIMS online crime reports. According to Police Chief Brian Ahearn, an 18-year-old African American Humboldt

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

The Arcata arrest that went viral across America

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – Videos taken of a woman being arrested in Arcata on Saturday, June 16 hours after the Arcata Bay Oyster Festival was over have gone viral and are being shown on television stations in Houston, Tex., Huntsville, Alabama, Greenville, South Carolina and other media across the country. The response

Humboldt State reviewing controversial arrest

HSU Press Release Humboldt State University Looking Into Recent Arrest On Saturday, June 16, the Humboldt State University Police Department was working a multi-agency operation targeting alcohol violations. In conjunction with this operation, two arrests were made off campus at 9th and F streets in Arcata. The University is looking into circumstances surrounding these arrests,

Another meeting melts down over Lawson case

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A wall was lined with butcher paper filled with previously brainstormed student safety and social justice initiatives, and several tables were stocked with blank sheets and marking pens to receive fresh suggestions. But all of that went unused as an Arcata City Council study session intended as

One dead after Plaza gunfire

Note: Scroll down for the HSU statements, the APD press release and the Union’s initial reporting. – Ed. Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – The Ninth Street has been cleared for public use. Most Plaza bars and other businesses have reopened, though a few remain closed. More details later.       Humboldt State University press release