Three Fires Burn Near Weitchpec

UPDATE 9/30, 8:30 A.M: 100% contained. UPDATE:8:53 A.M.: fires are now 14 acres & 90% contained. UPDATE:7:50 P.M.: The fires near the community of Weitchpec (Humboldt County) are now 14 acres & 70% contained. _________________________________ Cal Fire is reporting that “[f]irefighters are battling 3 fires totaling 10 acres off Hwy 96 near the community of Weitchpeck [sic].” The area northeast

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Sheriff’s Dept. Releases Information on Yesterday’s Fracas at the Veteran’s Park

PREVIOUSLY: Fracas in Garberville’s Veteran’s Park Leads to Three Arrests and Injuried Deputies Injured deputy. From left to right: Arrested suspects Marie Burhart, Justin Dalton Jones, Robert Dale Irwin. Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release: (see more info here in an earlier post) On 09-27-2012, approximately 2:45 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a fight in progress in the area

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Families of Women Joggers Struck by a Hit and Run Driver Issue Statement

Photo of Suzie Seemann who was fatally struck by a hit and run driver yesterday morning The families of the victims of yesterday’s tragic hit and run in north Eureka issued a statement to the local running club.  According to the statement, Suzie Seemann, shown above, was the woman who died as result.  Seemann was a geography lecturer at Humboldt State

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Fracas in Garberville’s Veteran’s Park Leads to Three Arrests and Injuried Deputies

Officers gather across the street from the Garberville Veteran’s Park (Jim DeMulling Memorial Grove) A fracas in Garberville’s Veteran’s Park during midday on Sept. 27th led to three arrests and two injured deputies. According to Dominic Corva, a visiting faculty member at New York’s Sarah Lawrence College who is in the area gathering information for a research paper, a young

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Solo Rollover North of Moonstone Beach Blocking One Lane

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=%0941.040279+-124.114460&aq=&sll=37.269174,-119.306607&sspn=20.378099,44.538574&t=h&ie=UTF8&z=14&ll=41.040279,-124.11446&output=embed&w=425&h=350] UPDATE 2:40 P.M.:  The southbound lanes are now open. ——————- The CHP site is reporting a solo vehicle apparently hit the median and rolled over near the 6th Ave offramp north of Moonstone Beach.  The number 1 (inside lane) southbound is blocked.

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Fire in the Shelter Cove Area

UPDATE: 8:47 P.M.: Marty Hobbs of Calfire said there was a small fire off of Warden Ct. near Toth Rd.  Calfire and the Shelter Cove VFD responded. ————————- Cynthia Elkins on KMUD’s Facebook page is reporting, “Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire in Shelter Cove. According to scanner traffic, the fire is near the intersection of Warden Court and

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Three Joggers Down/Coroner Called/Accident in North Eureka

UPDATE, 11:39 a.m.: Press release from the California Highway Patrol: On 09/27/2012, at 0550 hours, Terri Vroman-Little, age 50 of Eureka, Jessica Hunt, age 41 of Eureka, and another female of Bayside, CA (who’s identity is being withheld pending family notifications) were jogging northbound on west shoulder of Myrtle Ave., south of Ole Hansen Road. For unknown reasons, a 2005

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Big Rig Blocking Briceland Thorn Rd.

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=40.129817+-123.856989&aq=&sll=37.269174,-119.306607&sspn=20.378099,44.538574&t=h&ie=UTF8&ll=40.129817,-123.856989&spn=0.038325,0.086989&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Map from CHP gps coordinates which don’t always accurately reflect the actual site of the incident The CHP is reporting a big rig is blocking the Briceland Thorn Rd.  It is running but there is no occupant.

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Operation House by House–Feds Sweep Santa Rosa Neighborhoods for Marijuana

The Press Democrat is reporting that around 150 federal agents have been swarming Santa Rosa neighborhoods looking for marijuana since early this morning. According to the article, over 30 homes in the area south of the Corby Auto Mall have been raided. Reports of exploding flash grenades are coupled with photos of officers in what appears to be full camo

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