Discourage, Dismantle and Deter: A Guerrilla Grow Gets Cleaned Up– Part 2

Helicopter hauls trash from a marijuana grow in the Six Rivers National Forest near the eastern Humboldt County border. (All photos unless otherwise noted are by Kym Kemp) Part two of a series of articles about how marijuana grows affect the environment: This post addresses the cleanup. In particular, who dealt with the mess and why it was believed necessary

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Sex Offender Arrested in Weaverville for Multiple Accounts of Child Abuse–Additional Victims Possible

Current booking photo provided by the Trinity Co. Sheriff’s Dept.. Trinity County Sheriff Press Release: On November 5, 2013 Investigators from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ricky Dewayne Burt of Weaverville on [charges of Continuous Sexual Abuse of Child and Lewd or Lascivious Act w/ Child Under 14 Years.] The arrest came as a result of an investigation where

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Victims in ‘Suspicious’ Van Each Killed with Single Shot to Head

On October 17th, two bodies were found near Fort Brag in a “suspicious vehicle.” They were later identified as being Cindy Bao Feng Chen (38-years-old) from San Francisco and Jim Tat Kong (51-years-old) from San Pablo, California. Today, the Mendocino County Sheriff added this further information: Mendocino County Sheriff Press Release: On 10-18-13 forensic autopsies were performed on Jim Tat Kong and

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Redway Assailant Leaves Three Victims in His Wake According to Witness

Sometime between Midnight and 1 A.M. today, Sunday, the 27th 28th, Daniel Stein, an EMT with the Briceland Volunteer Fire Dept., was leaving the Mateel Halloween Boogie in Redway. As he and a friend walked down the road towards Redway Drive, he saw someone running up towards him.  The person, Stein says, “was shouting about an assault by the laundromat.” As Stein

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Man Arrested in Willits for Oregon Murder

Mendocino Co. Sheriff booking photo of Sean Kelley. Mendocino Co. Press Release: On 10/22/13 at approximately 1645 hours, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from investigators with the Springfield Police Department located in Oregon. The investigators advised they were seeking assistance with the capture of an alleged homicide suspect, Sean Kelley, who was currently at a residence

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Humboldt County Sheriff Sergeant Arrested for Sexual Battery

UPDATE 10/19:  Thaddeus Greenson of the Times Standard has written an excellent followup to this story.  Original post below————— A Humboldt Co. Sergeant formerly hailed for his heroic behavior was arrested today for sexual battery and sexual penetration with a foreign object. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 10-18-13 at approximately 0540 hours, the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office

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