Pelican Bay Inmate Escapes–Helicopters Circling Area [Update from CDC] [Captured]

UPDATE 8:33 P.M.:  Captured! According to the Facebook page of the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office, ” The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office is reporting on their Facebook page, “Escapee has been located by Pelican Bay staff and is back in custody.” UPDATE 7:16 P.M.: The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office is reporting on their Facebook page, “We are still searching for

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Entire Hwy 101 Closed South of Laytonville [Photos Added–Road Opened]

    UPDATED 7 A.M.: The roadway was completely clear as of around 11 P.M. last night.  Photo from a reader [Sonja Sundberg] added above. UPDATED 8:50 P.M. One way controlled traffic. Original post below——————————————————————– According to CHP dispatch and SoHum Awareness, a lumber truck has overturned and spread “lost wood all over the roadway” about ten miles south of

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Details and More Photos on Rancho Sequoia Bust

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 07-03-2013, approximately 9:30 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by Humboldt County Drug Task Force Agents served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant in the 5000 block of Rancho Sequoia Road, Alderpoint. The warrant authorized deputies to search three parcels of property for marijuana.  When deputies arrived no one was at the

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Eureka Man Arrested for Allegedly Attempting to Lure Young Girl into Sexual Relations

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 07-02-2013, Humboldt County Sheriffs Detectives assisted by Cal Fire Law Enforcement Officers served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant and a Humboldt County Superior Court Arrest Warrant in the 6100 block of Purdue Drive, Eureka. The warrants were the result of a two month long internet investigation in which Michael Alan Brunner,

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Stabbing in Redway

According to Sgt. Ernie Stewart of the Humboldt CO. Sheriff’s Office, an altercation between four and seven individuals occurred early this morning. “We received the initial call at 3:50.” He explained that witnesses called it in but all of the people involved except the victim fled before officers arrived on the scene. The victim was transported to Jerold Phelps hospital

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Henry, the Strawberry Thief

    Jo Pritchett was LoCO’s Feature Photo artist last week but when she sent in this shot and story, we couldn’t wait to put this up. Pritchett explained the photo by saying that she and her husband had two baby possums that showed up on their property. They named this one Henry.  According to Pritchett, “He’s stuck around and we get

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