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APD investigating sexual assault in Redwood Park

APD investigating sexual assault in Redwood Park

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASEAPD INVESTIGATING SEXUAL ASSAULT IN REDWOOD PARKOn Friday morning, Aug. 16, 2019, the Arcata Police Department received inquiries from community members regarding a sexual assault that occurred in Redwood Park two to three days ago. The Police Department immediately began an investigation. Community members who had information were contacted by APD and

Man arrested for sexual assault Tuesday afternoon in McKinleyville

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – On Tuesday, Feb. 12 just before 3 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the McKinleyville Shopping Center on the 1500 block of Central Avenue for the report of a sexual assault that had just occurred. When deputies arrived on scene, they learned that the 18-year-old female victim

Sex offender arrested in McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A registered sex offender was arrested Monday afternoon, Jan. 9 after he allegedly touched a juvenile in an inappropriate manner at a laundromat in McKinleyville. Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to the laundromat on the 1300 block of Hiller Road at 3 p.m. and talked to the

HSU sexual assault survivor on crusade

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – Norwegian transfer student Rigmor Angel Soerensen, who won a sexual assault conviction Aug. 3 against another Humboldt State student, urges women everywhere to report their assailants and pursue legal redress. In an exclusive interview with the Union, Soerensen said Friday that government, law enforcement and the judicial system

Accused HSU rapist pleads to lesser charge

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Accused rapist and former Humboldt State University student Raul Sierra IV has been placed on three years’ probation with no additional jail time, under a plea agreement accepted Aug. 3 by Humboldt Superior Court Judge Timothy P. Cissna. Sierra is subject to a criminal protection order that blocks

Plea deal pending in rape case

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The prosecution and defense are working jointly to resolve as soon as Wednesday, Aug. 3, the acquaintance rape charge against former Humboldt State University student and football player Raul Sierra IV. The plea bargain, known in legalese as a resolution, is scheduled for presentation Wednesday, Aug 3 to

Evidence withheld in sexual assault trial

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – When Deputy District Attorney Brie Bennett delivered her closing argument in the failed sexual assault prosecution in mid-June of former Humboldt County Sheriff Sgt. Jason Scott Daniels, she said the case was only as strong as the evidence she was allowed to introduce. What the five-woman, seven-man jury

Ex-sheriff deputy’s defense unfolds in sexual assault case

Warning: This article contains graphic content. Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Adhering to the traditional catechism of the defense, the two lawyers representing ex-Sheriff Sergeant Jason Scott Daniels, 42, have focused on inconsistencies in the plaintiffs’ recollections. Yet throughout their testimony in the long-awaited sexual assault trial, both Jane Does 1 and 2