[Latest UPDATE: 2:25 P.M.] Breaking News: Law Enforcement Is Attempting to Locate a Suspected Hit and Run Driver in Shively

UPDATE 2:25 p.m.: The passenger has been released. The driver has not been located. At this point, Lt. Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department says that the only charges that can be filed against the driver are Misdemeanor Hit and Run as well as Reckless Driving. Hanson said that the passenger explained that they were afraid of the

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(UPDATED) Gunshot Fatality in Cutten: School There Closed

UPDATE, 9:49 a.m.: Gun found. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release below -AG:  At approximately 8:45 am this morning deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office located the firearm in the field on the north/west corner on Cutten Elementary School property. The firearm was located just north of the baseball fields. The Superintendent for the Cutten Elementary School was notified

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Breaking News: DEA Raiding Three Addresses in Trinity and Humboldt County

UPDATE 2:21 p.m.: Jodie Underwood, a spokesperson for the Drug Enforcement Administration, stated that the raids today are part of “an ongoing money laundering and marijuana investigation.” She added, “This is a multi-state enforcement operation in Oregon and California.” At this point, she said, there have been no arrests. ### Original post: Drug Enforcement agents driving unmarked vehicles raid a home

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The Tale of the Grenade Incident

Fortuna Police Department press release: On January 5, 2015 at about 5:00 pm, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department observed a gray 2000 Chevrolet Silverado breaking tractions in the 600 block of 11th Street. The driver of the vehicle was known to officers as Nick Lopez-Martinez (age 26 of Fortuna), whom had a suspended driver’s license. Officers affected a traffic

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Heroin, Marijuana and Firearms Located in Stolen Vehicle Stopped in Weott Yesterday

The California Highway Patrol have released more information on yesterday’s arrest of one suspect and search for another in the Southern Humboldt town of Weott.  California Highway Patrol press release: On 01/04/15, at approximately 1515 hours, an officer with CHP Garberville Area Office observed two male subject inside a Toyota pickup matching the description of a vehicle recently reported as

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Well-Known Artist Helps Nab Suspected Burglar on New Year's Day

Officer Leonard La France and his K9 partner, Vex, after helping catch a suspect in burglary this morning. [Photo by Elizabeth Berrien.] A Henderson Center woman and well-known wire artist, Elizabeth Berrien, told the Outpost that she began her New Year “fighting crime.” A burglar attempted to break into her home about 3:40 this morning but quick thinking (the North Coast

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Sheriff's Office Releases More Details on Yesterday's Arrest Near Alderpoint Road

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press release: On 12-25-2014, at approximately 10:12 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) received a 911 call from a citizen who resides in the 35000 block of Alderpoint Road. The caller originally reported a home invasion where a property owner had two suspects held at gun point.  Upon arrival deputies learned the property owner had

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