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Man Arrested After Approximately One Pound of Suspected Heroin Found in His Possession, According to Humboldt Sheriff's Department

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Drug Task Force. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty: Based on a month long investigation, Special Agents with the Drug Task Force were granted a

KYMKEMP.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Up to 300 dead cows found in piles at Arcata Bottoms ranch, sheriff's office says

As many as 300 dead cows were found heaped in piles 10 feet high or laying in waterways at Raymond Christie's Arcata Bottoms ranch during a multi-agency raid this week, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office confirmed today. Sheriff's office Livestock Deputy Travis Mendes described the case as unusua

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Over 250 cattle found dead, dogs left in poor conditions at local rancher's properties

EUREKA, CA. - There's new information from the Humboldt County Sherriff's Office on the animal cruelty investigation that started Tuesday. Raymond Frank Christie, a rancher, was arrested after a raid on his properties by several local, state and federal agencies. For five months, they had investigat

KIEM-TV.COM - 2018-03-21 02:11:22

Arcata rancher suspected of animal cruelty under investigation by local, state agencies

ARCATA, CA. - A controversial Arcata rancher suspected of animal cruelty is behind bars. A large-scale mutli-agency raid was conducted Monday at owner Ray Christie's ranch properties in Arcata and Crannell. Officers from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, Fish and Wildlife, the District Attorney'


Month long investigation leads to heroin bust involving Eureka couple

The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force: Based on a month long investigation, special agents with the Drug Task Force were granted a search warrant for 34-year-old Victor Sandoval, his vehicle and his residence located in the 700 block of W. Buhne Street in Eureka.

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Ukiah man identified as body found along Highway 101

EUREKA, CA. - A body found Monday along the Eureka-Arcata corridor has been identified as a Ukiah man. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says the remains are that of 61-year-old Jeffery Michael Burk. His body was found along northbound Highway 101 in brush near the Indianola cutoff. Foul play is

KIEM-TV.COM - 2018-03-20 21:26:51

Goldberg trial now in jury's hands

EUREKA- A defense attorney for Jon Goldberg said he did not intend to kill his friend, Tim Smith, when he shot him five times. Jurors in Goldberg's murder trial heard defense attorney Casey Russo claim that his client was caught in a perfect storm of emotions when he learned of an affair between his

KIEM-TV.COM - 2018-03-22 01:16:19

Humboldt County Sheriff's Department Investigating at Ranch Near Arcata This Morning

Jackson Ranch Road property from Google Map The Humboldt County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that they are investigating at the property of Raymond Christie on Jackson Ranch Road west of Arcata. One witness reported seeing "a dozen trucks with trailers headed north on 255" at approximately 7:3


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Eureka man accused of hit-and-run, brandishing sawed-off shotgun at officer

EUREKA, CA. - A local man is behind bars and is facing multiple charges stemming from a Eureka hit-and-run. 27-year-old Andrew White was driving an SUV early Wednesday, when he hit a stop sign and kept driving. Police were called about the hit-and-run and were responding to W and Russell Street when


Two Eureka residents arrested for allegedly driving stolen car, narcotics possession, felony warrants

Keeler The following is from a press release issued by the Eureka Police Department: On Tuesday, at about 3:15 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department received information that a stolen Toyota Camry was in the vicinity of McCullens Avenue and Broadway Street. The vehicle had been reporte


Body Found Near South Jetty ID'd as Missing Fortuna Man

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body was found last weekend at the South Jetty near the mouth of the Eel River as Fortuna resident Quincy Tod Mendes. He was 35. Mendes was last seen around 5:40 p.m. on Jan. 21, after he was involved in a solo vehicle crash on Stat


Hydesville School District decides not to renew contract of 7th grade teacher

HYDESVILLE., Ca (KIEM)- In Hydesville, there is a group of parents that are flustered by a decision to not renew the contract of a 7th-grade teacher. The group is comprised of interdistrict PARENTS, school aids, and teachers claiming there's a disconnect with the Hydesville Elementary school board a


Humboldt County Jail inmate allegedly attacks correctional officer

EUREKA, CA. - An inmate in the maximum security unit of the Humboldt County Jail is now charged with assaulting a correctional officer. 26-year-old Cameron Jared Johnson allegedly stabbed a guard in the neck and face with a pencil Sunday night. It happened when Johnson was out in the day room. The g


McGuire Calls to Dissolve North Coast Railroad Authority

State Sen. Mike McGuire introduced amendments to Senate Bill 1029 - the Great Redwood Trail Act - today that would effectively dismantle the North Coast Railroad Authority and transfer the northern portion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad line, from Willits to Arcata, to the state Department of