Victims in ‘Suspicious’ Van Each Killed with Single Shot to Head

On October 17th, two bodies were found near Fort Brag in a “suspicious vehicle.” They were later identified as being Cindy Bao Feng Chen (38-years-old) from San Francisco and Jim Tat Kong (51-years-old) from San Pablo, California. Today, the Mendocino County Sheriff added this further information: Mendocino County Sheriff Press Release: On 10-18-13 forensic autopsies were performed on Jim Tat Kong and

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Redway Assailant Leaves Three Victims in His Wake According to Witness

Sometime between Midnight and 1 A.M. today, Sunday, the 27th 28th, Daniel Stein, an EMT with the Briceland Volunteer Fire Dept., was leaving the Mateel Halloween Boogie in Redway. As he and a friend walked down the road towards Redway Drive, he saw someone running up towards him.  The person, Stein says, “was shouting about an assault by the laundromat.” As Stein

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Man Arrested in Willits for Oregon Murder

Mendocino Co. Sheriff booking photo of Sean Kelley. Mendocino Co. Press Release: On 10/22/13 at approximately 1645 hours, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from investigators with the Springfield Police Department located in Oregon. The investigators advised they were seeking assistance with the capture of an alleged homicide suspect, Sean Kelley, who was currently at a residence

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Humboldt County Sheriff Sergeant Arrested for Sexual Battery

UPDATE 10/19:  Thaddeus Greenson of the Times Standard has written an excellent followup to this story.  Original post below————— A Humboldt Co. Sergeant formerly hailed for his heroic behavior was arrested today for sexual battery and sexual penetration with a foreign object. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 10-18-13 at approximately 0540 hours, the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office

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Increasing Tensions Between Homed and Homeless Erupt in Redway Yesterday

“Some of the local youths,” said Sgt. Ken Swithenbank of the Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Dept., “chased a crowd of transients from in front of the liquor store with makeshift clubs on Tuesday afternoon.” Swithenbank added, “Apparently more than one transient was struck, however no serious injuries were reported. None of the apparent victims wanted to give their names or officially report the incident to law enforcement.” According to Elaine Olivas,

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HSO: Estimated $21 Million Dollars of Marijuana Seized

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Office Press Release: 09-24-2013, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by the Cannabis Eradication and Reclamation Team (C.E.R.T.) eradicated a large marijuana cultivation site on Barnum Timber Property, Garberville area. Deputies located and eradicated 9,056 growing marijuana plants ranging in height from 4’ to 6’. Deputies found rodenticides, fertilizers and environmental damage caused by clearing of brush and

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HSO: Estimated $21 Million Dollars of Marijuana Seized

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Office Press Release: 09-24-2013, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by the Cannabis Eradication and Reclamation Team (C.E.R.T.) eradicated a large marijuana cultivation site on Barnum Timber Property, Garberville area. Deputies located and eradicated 9,056 growing marijuana plants ranging in height from 4’ to 6’. Deputies found rodenticides, fertilizers and environmental damage caused by clearing of brush and

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