Sex Offender Arrested in Weaverville for Multiple Accounts of Child Abuse–Additional Victims Possible

Current booking photo provided by the Trinity Co. Sheriff’s Dept.. Trinity County Sheriff Press Release: On November 5, 2013 Investigators from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ricky Dewayne Burt of Weaverville on [charges of Continuous Sexual Abuse of Child and Lewd or Lascivious Act w/ Child Under 14 Years.] The arrest came as a result of an investigation where

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FPD: Baby in the Fortuna Apartment that Exploded During Hash Making Last Night

Fortuna Police Dept. Press Release: On Monday November 11, 2013 at approximately 2200 hours, the Fortuna Police Department Communications Center received numerous 9-1-1 calls from subjects reporting an explosion at an apartment complex located at 137 12th Street, Fortuna. One caller reported that a “hash lab” had exploded. A Sergeant with the Fortuna Police Department arrived on scene and located

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$20,000 Reward Helps Family Find Missing Man–Mendocino Sheriff’s Office Still Out of Luck

The family of the Eureka man missing in the Mendocino forest since fleeing from law enforcement during a traffic stop says he has been located by family following the posting of a $20,000 reward. The family told the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office that after posting the reward an “undisclosed person” took family members to Artemio Garcia Chavez.  He was confirmed to

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Two Arrested, Eight Trimmers Released at the Scene of Marijuana Grow Op Out Hwy 36

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: On 11-5-2013, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Humboldt County Drug Task Force Agents and California Fish and Wildlife Officers served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search warrant on a parcel of property near the Burr Valley Road, Highway 36 intersection, Dinsmore. At the this location the officers detained Ronald Mattson,

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Supervisor Fennell Recuperating from Food Poisoning

Photo from Supervisor Fennell’s online page. Humboldt Co. Press Release: Supervisor Estelle Fennell continues to recuperate after a bout of severe food poisoning linked to a small cluster occurrence of E.coli in Humboldt County. Supervisor Fennell states, “I understand that I am one of 5 people in Humboldt County who have been affected by this virulent E.coli strain”. According to

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Fire Season Ends in Mendocino Next Monday

  Cal Fire Mendocino Press Release: Due to increased relative humidity recoveries and lower temperatures CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit Chief Christopher P. Rowney has declared the 2013 Fire Season in Mendocino County will end Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:01A.M. This year on State Responsibility land in Mendocino County there were 147 wildland fires burning approximately 371 acres. In addition

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