Farm Animals Used as Decoys to Steal Sculptures and Also Items from Betty Chinn's Booth to Benefit Homeless

    A thief or thieves cleverly decoyed security guards from their posts at the Humboldt Made Fair in the early hours of Saturday morning by letting several farm animals (a cow and two goats) out of their pens, speculates executive director of the fair, Cindy Bedingfield.  Two wood sculptures by artist Jessie Groeschen were taken as well as items

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Hit and Run Near Weott

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=40.318454+-123.920834&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=77.487128,178.154297&ie=UTF8&ll=40.318454,-123.920834&spn=0.075586,0.173979&t=m&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350]   CHP is reporting a hit and run accident near Weott. According to the site, a grey Toyota Tacoma was hit by a possible black Nissan which left the scene.  The Tacoma was knocked off the road into a tree and traffic does not appear to be impeded. The injuries involved are minor according to a CHP spokesman

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McKinleyville Burglary Interrupted

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release: On 06-17-2012, approximately 9:00 p.m. a victim notified the Humboldt County Sheriff’s dispatch that he just interrupted a burglary in his residence on Cobblestone Road, McKinleyville. When deputies arrived the victim told the deputies he entered his apartment after being gone for the day and saw it was ransacked. He then saw a male

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Garberville Man Arrested for Attempted Burglary

Should this be titled Garberville Man Arrested for Talking to Invisible Friend? Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release: On 06-19-2012, approximately 2:00 a.m. two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were patrolling in the Garberville Area, when they drove behind the United States Post Office building. As they drove into the parking lot they saw a man hanging halfway out a

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Drug Arrest on Sprowel Creek Rd. Yesterday

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release: On 06-10-2012, approximately 1:45 a.m. two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were driving in a marked patrol car on Redwood Drive, Garberville when they spotted Christian Paige Hernandez, 20years old, from Garberville. The deputies knew that Hernandez was wanted on a felony warrant and two misdemeanor warrants. All the warrants were for possession of illicit drugs.

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Two Arrests in Fortuna Early This Morning

  Fortuna Police Dept. Press Release: On 6-4-2012 at approximately 0050 hours, an officer with the Fortuna Police Department responded to the area of the National 9 Inn at 819 Main Street for the report of a male subject causing a disturbance and exposing himself. Upon arrival in the area, officers were unable to locate anyone matching the description given

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