Local Law Enforcement Echos Statewide Blue Alert for Suspected Cop Killer

Christopher Jordan Dorner, age 33 (Photo from his writings here.) The Fortuna Police Dept. has posted a statewide Blue Alert on their website and on their Facebook page. The Blue Alert is designed to initiate a widespread and quick response to a “violent attack on a law enforcement officer.”  The warning describes the suspect and his vehicle: …Officer safety warning

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Snow Expected on Mountain Passes

Image from traffic camera on Hwy 299 at Berry Summit Snow is currently falling in the mountains but not sticking on most of the roads.  However, temperatures are expected to drop overnight.  According to NOAA, Cold and unstable air will spread over the area through this evening and bring scattered snow showers above 3000 feet. An inch or two of

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Holy Moly! Men, Marijuana, Money, Motor Vehicles Located During Search for Alleged High Speed Driver

Ryan Floyd, age 30, on the left and Gregory Benson, age 48, on the right. See earlier post here.  Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s press release follows:    On 02-07-2013, approximately 0830 hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and Humboldt County Drug Task Force Agents conducted a probation search at the residence of Ryan Floyd 30 years old, in the 500 block of

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Reports of Law Enforcement Caravan Headed Up Alderpoint

UPDATE, 9:35 a.m.: Lt. Steve Knight of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office tells us that the law enforcement was up that way to get Ryan Floyd, the suspect in last weekend’s backwoods high-speed chase. Floyd is now in custody, he said.  Knight said that more information should be forthcoming shortly. — HS PREVIOUSLY: Suspects in ‘Dukes of Hazzard’-Style Backwoods Police

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Mother Jones Does Marijuana–in Humboldt, Of Course

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ewv5xeI4uug] UPDATE 1:19 P.M.: A new word has been inserted into the title of the Mother Jones’ article–It now reads “ “How INDUSTRIAL Pot Growers Ravage the Land: A Google Earth Tour.” How telling that to people outside of Humboldt there is often only a single type of grower–all of them are guilty of the same environmental sins. To

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