Victim Assaulted Last Night Near Willow Creek in Critical Condition

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department Press Release: On 03-26-14, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an assault which just occurred at 48 Panther Road, Willow Creek. The reporting person told Sheriff’s Dispatch the victim of the assault recovering from a recent tracheotomy and was punched in the throat by the suspect. While deputies were

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Scam Alert: Caller Claims to be with Sheriff’s Dept. and Threatens Jail if Fine not Paid

“I want to let you know about a phone scam that happened to me today,” wrote reader Harmony Smith. “I’m hoping that somehow the local public can be warned.” Smith said the man who called her was “extremely convincing.” First, she received a message on her voice mail purportedly from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department. Smith returned a call to

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Mendocino Sheriff’s Office Releases Detailed Account of Events Leading to Deputy’s Death

Colleagues mourn the death of Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino. (The Facebook page of the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office.) Mendocino County Sheriff Press Release: On 03-19-2014 at 1034 hours Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Confusion Hill business located at 75001 North Highway 1 [near] Piercy, California regarding an attempted murder. Responding Deputies were notified

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US Forest Service Officer Released From Hospital Following Being Struck by a Suspect Vehicle This Weekend

The US Forest Service officer rammed by a silver Jeep Saturday evening while attempting to make a traffic stop has been released from the hospital. The officers involved in the incident have yet to all be interviewed so aspects of the story are unclear. Here’s what we do know: On Saturday in the early afternoon, two individuals in a silver

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Man (Age 51) Accused of Molesting Juvenile

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 03/07/2014 at approximately 9:31 P.M., Deputies received a radio call for service to conduct a welfare check on a male juvenile in the custody and care of the suspect Harold Casebolt (age 51 of Fort Bragg.)  The reporting party informed Deputies that Casebolt was potentially molesting the male juvenile. On 03/08/2014 at approximately 12:05 A.M.,

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