Home and Outbuilding Reported Burned on Elk Road Near Briceland

Briceland Volunteer Fire crews with Cal Fire responded to a structure fire about 10:30 last night. [Photo by Genairo Gray] According to the Bricland Volunteer Fire Department page, their engines responded to a structure fire on  near Elk Ridge about 10:30 last night. There were several reports of two large explosions that may be related. Preliminary reports are that a home

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Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Confronted by Group of Angry Transients in Garberville, 911 Call Needed to Bring the Officer Assistance

Photo caption: According to a witness, the first to be handcuffed was the man in the white hat. (Image provided by a reader.) On Tuesday, August 26, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy and a large number of transients became embroiled in a loud and hostile altercation that made several citizens fear for the officer’s safety. 911 was called to bring

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CAMP Raids SoHum Trespass Grow Featuring 1366 Plants, Rodenticide, Water Diversion

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: On 08-27-2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies, assisted by members of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting, drove to Barnum Timber Company property between Sprowl Creek and Whitethorn, Southern Humboldt County. When deputies arrived they located a large marijuana garden containing 1366 growing marijuana plants ranging in size from 4’ to

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Breaking News: Orleans Student Who Was the Subject of Intense Search Found Dead in Fatal Car Accident

Lucius Robbi Today, an Orleans man, Lucius Robbi, who was the subject of an intense search after he went missing between his summer job in Idaho and the first day of his junior year in college, has been found dead at the scene of a car accident near Stanley Lake in Custer County, Idaho.  A family friend posted the information

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Do You Know Where the Sheriff and CAMP Are Today? We Have the Answer

For the last several days, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been assisted by CAMP (Campaign Against Marijuana Planting) while conducting raids in Southern Humboldt. On Tuesday, they were in Blocksburg where they eradicated over 10,000 plants. On Wednesday, they were in Whitethorn where they took out 1366 plants. Today…? Today, according to Lt. Steve Knight of the Sheriff’s Office,

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CAMP Assisted Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies in Whitethorn Raid Today

According to Steve Knight of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) assisted his department in a marijuana related raid today. Knight said that a helicopter was used to access the site of an illegal garden on private timber lands in the Whitethorn area of Southern Humboldt. Knight said that CAMP is temporarily helping eradicate cannabis

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10,276 Marijuana Plants Eradicated by Sheriff’s Department and CAMP North of Blocksburg

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:  On 8-26-2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies, assisted by members of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force drove to an area just north of Blocksburg. At the open field location, deputies eradicated 10,276 growing marijuana plants ranging from 6” to 9’ tall. The plants

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Garberville Man Claims to Own Gingerbread Mansion, Police Arrest Him

Ferndale Police Department press release: On August 24, 2014 at approximately 1:30 pm, Ferndale police officers responded to the Gingerbread Mansion Bed and Breakfast, 400 Berding Street, regarding a suspicious male acting strangely.  Upon the officer’s arrival at the Gingerbread Mansion, the Ferndale police Officer contacted Dan Craig Dobbs, 40 years old, Garberville, CA, outside the establishment on the porch. Dobbs

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