[UPDATE 2:05 p.m.] Hum. Co. Juvenile Probation Officer Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

UPDATE BELOW: A Humboldt County Juvenile probation officer was arrested for possession of child pornography last Thursday. Keith Monroe Wallace was taken into custody by the US Marshal’s Office and booked into the Humboldt County jail. As of last October, Wallace had worked for the probation department for 15 years. His boss, Bill Damiano, the Chief Probation Officer for Humboldt County explained that Wallace

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Covelo Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

This is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individual should be presumed innocent until proven guilty: On 02/21/15 at about 1:40 PM Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were detailed to the Covelo Mobile Home Park located on Howard St. in Covelo regarding a shooting.  Deputies

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Alleged McKinleyville Marijuana Grower Could Lose Home to DEA

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is looking for a few good homes in the Emerald Triangle. They’ve filed court papers in an attempt to seize two residences raided on January 7. At the time of the raid, a spokesperson for the agency, Jodie Underwood, stated that this was “a multi-state enforcement operation in Oregon and California.” But the DEA refused to answer any additional questions on

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Over 20 Firearms Stolen From Gun Safe in SoHum; Owner Offers $5,000 Reward For Return

LoCO spoke with the victim in this case a bit ago. They are offering a $5,000 reward for the return of the guns in original condition. Call (707) 296-5017 if you have them. 😉  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:  On 02-25-2015, at approximately 8:44 a.m., Sheriff’s Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a driveway located

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Man Barricades Himself in Someone Else's Home, Allegedly Throws Knives at Victim

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Garberville Division press release: On 02-23-2015, at approximately 3:22 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen who reported a disturbance at a residence in the 800 block of Mountain View Drive, Benbow. Sheriff’s Deputies responded and met with a victim who reported an unwanted person inside the residence. The suspect was

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Pickup Intentionally Set on Fire Today

Interior of vehicle.  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: On 02-23-2015, at approximately 8:03 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a vehicle fire at the Lone Pine Motel, 912 Redwood Drive. Personnel from Cal Fire and Garberville Volunteer Fire Department were also dispatched. Upon their arrival they were able to successfully extinguish the fire and

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Meth and Cocaine Found on Man Driving Without License, Says Deputy

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: On 02-11-2015, at approximately 5:57 p.m., a Sheriff’s Deputy with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling the area of downtown Garberville. The deputy observed several suspicious people standing near a parked 1994 Ford Mustang near the 900 block of Redwood Drive. As the deputy passed by, the people seemed to become nervous and

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