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Dog Dumping Suspect Identified As Salvatore Arena

Friday, August 23, 2013

The three dogs, Angel, Becky and Ginger, had belonged to Arena’s brother who passed away suddenly in February of this year. »

The Throwaway Dogs – Who Are They?

Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Throwaway Dogs – Who Are They?

On Aug. 21, Animal Shelter staff located a posting on Craigslist from Aug. 8 from an unidentified person in Freshwater who stated that their neighbor is/was moving to the East Coast and had three dogs that he could not keep. There were photos of the dogs on the Craigslist posting and they are the... »

Arcata Eye, McKinleyville Press Merging Into Mad River Union Newspaper

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Arcata Eye, McKinleyville Press Merging Into Mad River Union Newspaper

In a sense, the Mad River Union will restore the tradition of the beloved Arcata Union, which closed after 109 years in 1995. Hoover and Durham both worked at the Union, which covered Arcata, McKinleyville and beyond. »

Two Arrested In Valley West Prostitution Sting

Friday, August 16, 2013
Two Arrested In Valley West Prostitution Sting

Prostitution has brought a variety of criminal activity into our community. Armed robberies and weapon possession cases have been attributed to prostitutes and suspected pimps at our local motels. »

You Don’t Have Pot Or Want Our Trollop, So We’ll Just Take Your Wallet

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
You Don’t Have Pot Or Want Our Trollop, So We’ll Just Take Your Wallet

The two victims informed the three men they did not have any marijuana for sale. The suspects then offered to trade the services of a prostitute in exchange for marijuana. Again the victims declined. »

Crabs Manager Matt Nutter Arrested With Multiple Cannabis Grows, Five Firearms (Updated)

Monday, August 12, 2013
Crabs Manager Matt Nutter Arrested With Multiple Cannabis Grows, Five Firearms (Updated)

Nutter was arrested for cultivation of marijuana, maintaining a residence where marijuana is grown and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was transported and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where his bail was set at $75,000. »

Suspected She-Slithy Tove Captured In A Backyard Packing Serious Drug Ounceage

Sunday, August 11, 2013
Suspected She-Slithy Tove Captured In A Backyard Packing Serious Drug Ounceage

Sorenson was found to have possessed approximatley three-and-a-half ounces of concentrated cannabis, heroin and numerous items of drug paraphernalia associated with the use of heroin. »

Sunny Brae Grow House Was Getting PG&E’s CARE Discount For 15X Energy Use

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Sunny Brae Grow House Was Getting PG&E’s CARE Discount For 15X Energy Use

Nicholas Jackson, 31, and Sarah Keeble, 24, both of Arcata, were arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on the following charges: »

Grow House Raids Yield Pounds, Plants, Weapons, Electrical Hazards

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Grow House Raids Yield Pounds, Plants, Weapons, Electrical Hazards

Due to possible electrical fire hazards at both residences the Humboldt County Building and Planning Department and Pacific Gas and Electric were notified. The Building and Planning Department responded and told the agents there was a fire and electrical hazard. Electrical service to both residences was shut off. »

Fledgling Humboldt Bay Eaglets Taking To The Skies

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Fledgling Humboldt Bay Eaglets Taking To The Skies

“Eagle society is so much more complicated than we ever imagined,” Hunt von-Arb observed. »