Tag Archives: Jason Michael Arreaga

Re-trial jury exonerates Arreaga on all counts

Re-trial jury exonerates Arreaga on all counts

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – A nine woman/three man jury returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty Feb. 23, freeing a Lucerne man who had been charged with a double murder in Fieldbrook in September 2014. Jason Michael Arreaga and Public Defender Heidi Holmquist prevailed in the defendant’s second trial, after a hung

Suspect claims drugged-up accomplice killed couple

Paul Mann Mad River Union FIELDBROOK/EUREKA – Suddenly, an alleged accomplice now dogs the jury’s reckoning in the Fieldbrook double murder case of Jason Michael Arreaga. The putative accessory is Shavonne Hammers, 36, of Lucerne. Ironically, she was the prosecution’s lead witness three weeks ago and the first to incriminate Arreaga, 30, also of Lucerne,

Arreaga stalwart under cross-examination

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – On the witness stand for the second day running, double murder suspect and drug dealer Jason Michael Arreaga of Lucerne freely admitted he had lied baldly and repeatedly to investigators when he was arrested 13 months ago, telling the jury, “I was scared – two people had been killed and

Major reversal in Arreaga murder trial

Paul Mann Mad River Union FIELDBROOK/EUREKA – Surprise testimony today, Oct. 2 in the Jason Michael Arreaga double murder trial provided an unexpected eyewitness account which expressly identified the suspect from Lucerne as the perpetrator of the Fieldbrook shootings a year ago September that claimed the lives of lovers Angel Robin Tully and Harley Hammers

Arreaga murder trial starts Feb. 23

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The murder trial of Jason Michael Arreaga, 29, the Lucerne man charged with the gunshot slayings of two Eureka residents in Fieldbrook last September, is scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 23 in Humboldt County Superior Court. Arreaga previously waived his right to a preliminary hearing, clearing the way for proceeding