One of Victims in Hoopa Shooting Dead, Law Enforcement Searches for Suspect at Red Lion Hotel

A large law enforcement contingent has surrounded the Red Lion Hotel off of Fourth Street in Eureka. “A reliable witness saw Vince Ortiz walk into the Red Lion,” explained Humboldt County Undersheriff Billy Honsal, Sr. Law enforcement is currently searching for him there. The entire parking lot has been taped off, says witnesses. “Ortiz currently has a felony warrant for

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Alleged Sexual Assault Victim Testifies Against Former Hum. Co. Sheriff’s Sergeant Jason Daniels

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UPDATE Below original post. Original post: In 2013, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested on sexual assault charges allegedly committed while on the job. Sgt. Jason Daniels previously was known as the heroic officer who saved a suicidal mother of two.  Today, a preliminary hearing gives a preview into court testimony. John Chiv, a local blogger was there and describes

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Nude, Intoxicated Man Arrested Near 101

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Witnesses reported seeing CHP officers covering a figure lying on the side of Hwy 101 near the Alderpoint Overpass with a sheet. Do not be concerned. According to the CHP dispatch, officers arrested a nude, intoxicated man lying beside Hwy 101 in that area. The CHP does not recommend venturing near a freeway while drunk. Nudity is another risk factor that

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Sentencing in Limmie Curry Manslaughter Case

This is a press release from the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office: Limmie Curry was sentenced today in Department Four of Humboldt Superior Court on charges stemming from the death of William Reid in February 2010. Present for the sentencing was William Reid’s sister, Marilyn Reid who came from New York to participate in the sentencing hearing.During late 2009 through

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One Suspect in Hoopa Shooting Arrested, Photos

Man in the back seat of a Police vehicle

UPDATES below original post: Original post: According Lt. George Cavinta of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Rodney Vincent Ortiz age 52 of Hoopa was located by the Eureka Police Department about 6:45 p.m. on Broadway. He was taken into custody and law enforcement will be interrogating him about what occurred yesterday. Yesterday, about 1:45 p.m. some sort of altercation occurred

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Man on Probation Searched, Meth and Marijuana Found

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty: On 03-22-2015, at approximately 11:50 a.m., a Sheriff’s Sergeant with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was conducting foot patrol in the downtown Garberville area. The Sergeant was walking through the

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Three Injured in Hoopa Shooting

UPDATE below original post: Following an incident near Hoopa, three individuals, possibly with gunshot wounds have been transported to local and out-of-the-area hospitals. According to incident commander Lt. George Cavinta of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 1:45 p.m. today, a woman heard gunshots near Hoopa. When she investigated, she discovered a male subject in need of medical attention. He was

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