Man Shoots at Brother After a Fight Over Sunglasses, Says HCSO

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 05-18-2015 at about 11:58 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call regarding a shooting that had just occurred at a residence off Moon Lane, Hoopa. The

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Man Holding Broken Guitar Neck Tasered After Smashing Window, Says EPD

On 05/15/15 at about 10:40 p.m., the Eureka Police Department communications center received multiple calls regarding a male swinging a broken guitar neck and walking down Broadway.  An additional call was received for an audible alarm covering glass break at a business near the 2900 block of Broadway. Officers responded and located Zachary Scudder (27 of Arcata) near Bayshore Way

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Myers Flat Woman Arrested on Homicide Charges

Last Friday, Melissa Munsell, age 29, of Myers Flat was arrested on homicide and other charges related to a vehicle accident which occurred in January of this year. Munsell was driving about 8 p.m. on the 13th of that month when her Nissan SUV went off the road and hit a tree. The passenger, Kasandra Hillaire, of Myers Flast was pronounced dead at the

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More Details Emerge About the Night Zachery Chapman Died

The shooting death of Zachery Chapman west of Garberville in April of 2014 allegedly set in motion a series of crimes including hiding a body and burning a trailer. However, according to evidence presented to the court, the death itself was self-defense. Initially, Benjamin Carter was charged with Chapman’s homicide but this week those charges were dismissed. The defendant’s attorney, Michael Acosta, provided local

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