Heroin, Marijuana and Firearms Located in Stolen Vehicle Stopped in Weott Yesterday

The California Highway Patrol have released more information on yesterday’s arrest of one suspect and search for another in the Southern Humboldt town of Weott.  California Highway Patrol press release: On 01/04/15, at approximately 1515 hours, an officer with CHP Garberville Area Office observed two male subject inside a Toyota pickup matching the description of a vehicle recently reported as

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Well-Known Artist Helps Nab Suspected Burglar on New Year's Day

Officer Leonard La France and his K9 partner, Vex, after helping catch a suspect in burglary this morning. [Photo by Elizabeth Berrien.] A Henderson Center woman and well-known wire artist, Elizabeth Berrien, told the Outpost that she began her New Year “fighting crime.” A burglar attempted to break into her home about 3:40 this morning but quick thinking (the North Coast

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Sheriff's Office Releases More Details on Yesterday's Arrest Near Alderpoint Road

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press release: On 12-25-2014, at approximately 10:12 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) received a 911 call from a citizen who resides in the 35000 block of Alderpoint Road. The caller originally reported a home invasion where a property owner had two suspects held at gun point.  Upon arrival deputies learned the property owner had

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One Suspect in Robbery Attempt Detained at Gunpoint East of Garberville, One Escaped

According to scanner traffic, at about 10:15 a.m. two suspects driving a black Toyota Tacoma were discovered attempting to rob a private residence in the 35000 block of Alderpoint Road. They were seen by remote surveillance cameras and intercepted at gunpoint. One suspect managed to escape on foot and was last seen in the 36000 block of Alderpoint Road. An

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One Suspect in Robbery Attempt Detained at Gunpoint East of Garberville, One Escaped

According to scanner traffic, at about 10:15 a.m. two suspects driving a black Toyota Tacoma were discovered attempting to rob a private residence in the 35000 block of Alderpoint Road. They were seen by remote surveillance cameras and intercepted at gunpoint. One suspect managed to escape on foot and was last seen in the 36000 block of Alderpoint Road. An

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Coroner Releases Information on This Week's Two Violent Juvenile Deaths

Today, the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office released the names and minor details on the deaths of two juveniles that died violently during two separate incidents this last week. First press release this one concerning the death of an Arcata youth in Eureka: Follow-up to Press Release of 12/17/14; Eureka Police investigating possible homicide of 14 year old Arcata boy: The

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Three Arrested for Furnishing Alcohol to Minors

Fortuna Police Department press release: Officers from the Fortuna Police Department arrested three suspects on December 19, 2014 for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors. The operation was conducted in the City of Fortuna. The Fortuna Police Department conducted a program called a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation which targets adults who purchase alcohol for people less than 21 years of age.

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[UPDATE: Suspect Sustains Fatal Injuries] CHP Officer Injured by Suspect Near Willow Creek, Shots Fired

UPDATE, 9:25 a.m.: A few minutes ago, Officer Matt Harvey, the local CHP public information officer, told the Outpost that his office cannot currently release any information about the type of weapon used in the attack on the officer, nor the types of injuries the officer sustained. Harvey did say that the river rescue that took place nearly simultaneously about

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