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Monday, September 5, 2016

Pedestrian Killed in Alleged DUI Crash

Posted By on Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 9:27 AM



A 24-year-old Arcata man is behind bars after an alleged DUI accident left a pedestrian dead yesterday evening.

According to Arcata police, officers responded to a report of the crash around 7:15 p.m. and arrived at 14th and H streets to find a 55-year-old man dying in the street. The vehicle allegedly involved in the accident was parked on H Street, according to the release, and the driver was identified as 24-year-old Robert Willard Bergeson III.

Officers determined Bergeson was under the influence of alcohol, according to the press release, and arrested him on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI causing injury.

The victim’s name is behind withheld until officials can notify family of his death. The collision remains under investigation and APD asks anyone with information to contact the Arcata Police Department at 822-2428.

See the full APD press release copied below:

On September 4, 2016 at about 7:15 PM, the Arcata Police Department received a 9-1-1 telephone call regarding a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision at the intersection of 14th Street and H Street.
Upon APD’s arrival, a 55 year-old male pedestrian was located on H Street with injuries sustained as a result of being stuck by a vehicle. Life-saving efforts were attempted, but the male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The motor vehicle involved in the collision with the pedestrian was located parked on H Street. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Robert Willard Bergeson III, 24 years old of Arcata. Bergeson was determined to be under the influence of alcoholic and was arrested.
The identity of the victim will be release by the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office once next of kin notifications have been made.
Bergeson was booked into the Humboldt County Jail for the following violations:
1 Penal Code 191.5(a) Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated
2 Vehicle Code 23153(a)(b) Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs Causing injury.
The traffic collision is under investigation and anyone that may have witnessed the collision or has information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Arcata Police Department at 822-2428.


Editor's note: This post was updated from a previous version that included an incorrect Google map of the location of the accident.
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Friday, September 2, 2016

Arcata Woman Arrested for Assault, Death of Child

Posted By on Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 11:21 AM

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Arcata police arrested Ewa Misztal, a 28-year-old Polish national, for the death and alleged assault of her 2-month-old daughter. According to Arcata Police Sgt. Todd Dockweiler, officers responded to a  call of an "unresponsive child" on the 400 block of Union Street at around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 27.

"The child was transported to Mad River, where she was ultimately pronounced deceased," said Dockweiler. "During the subsequent investigation, details were discovered that led officers to ultimately make an arrest of the child’s mother and she was booked into the Humboldt County jail that afternoon."

Deputy District Attorney Brie Bennett confirmed Misztal is currently in custody and facing one count of Penal Code 273ab (assault on a child causing death). Misztal faces 25 years to life in state prison if convicted.
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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Charges Dismissed Against Local Nurse in Elder Abuse Case

Posted By on Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 2:18 PM

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The California Attorney General's Office has  confirmed that on Tuesday, Aug. 30 Judge Timothy Cissna dismissed charges of elder abuse against William Clawson, a registered nurse, in a preliminary hearing. Clawson's co-defendant, Mia Bressler, pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge the day prior and was sentenced to three years of probation and 200 hours of community service.

According to a representative from the Area 1 Agency on Aging who attended the trial, Cissna said there was "not sufficient evidence" to hold Clawson accountable for the severe neglect of 83-year-old Jeannie Newstrom, who was admitted to the hospital on May 23, 2013, with extreme bedsores, unchanged adult diapers and a gangrenous toe, the dressing for which had not been changed in almost a month. Newstrom died in hospice care two weeks later. In a 10-page accusation by the Board of Nursing calling for the revocation of his license, Clawson is accused of "gross negligence" and "incompetence." On May 11, 2013, the nurse had signed off on paperwork saying that Newstrom was fit to transfer to another facility, and allegedly did not address the neglect that appears to have occurred under Bressler's care.

In the Journal's coverage of Jeannie Newstrom's death, it was revealed that Humboldt County has one of the highest rates of substantiated complaints in residential care homes such as the one where Newstrom was housed, but one of the lowest rates of citations by Community Care Licensing, the department responsible for oversight of the facilities. Agents with Community Care Licensing visited Nina's, the residential care home in which Newstrom lived, several times before it was closed in 2013, but also failed to note or report signs of neglect.

We have sent an inquiry to the Board of Nursing about whether Clawson's license will be revoked and will update when they contact us.
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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Sheriff IDs Shooters in Deadly Standoff

Posted By on Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 3:35 PM

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has identified the officers who shot and killed David Allan Fulton after a tense Aug. 18 standoff in McKinleyville as being from Mendocino County.

During the 17-hour standoff, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office sent an armored personnel carrier and its SWAT team north to aid its neighboring agency. It appears the Mendocino SWAT team was the one that responded when Fulton allegedly came out of his second-story apartment shooting at about 2 a.m. on Aug. 18.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified Humboldt County deputy James Mowrey as the officer who exchanged gunfire with Fulton shortly after 9 a.m. on Aug. 17. The office identified those involved with the fatal encounter 17 hours later as Lt. Jason Caudillo, Sgt. Joseph Comer, deputy Ze Manuel Lima and deputy Corey Bender, all from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, and Ukiah police officer Jason Chapman.


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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Murder Arrest Made in 2015 Garberville Beating Death

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 5:45 PM

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More than a year since a Georgia man died after being severely beaten in Garberville, police have arrested someone for his murder.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office announced today that Raymond Earl Preschern was extradited from Oregon on a warrant for the murder of Khanh Lam and booked into the local jail on Aug. 19.

On July 18, 2015, sheriff’s deputies were called to Garberville’s Jerold Phelps Community Hospital where Lam was in critical condition, unconscious from a possible assault. Through their investigation, deputies learned Lam, 37, had been involved in an argument with a female in downtown Garberville after attempting to remove a child from her car. During the argument, four men allegedly confronted Lam, who took off running. The men, who had dogs with them, gave chase, according to the sheriff’s office.

“At some point during this incident it was reported by a witness that Lam possibly fell while he was running and received a head injury from falling to the ground,” a sheriff’s office press release that followed the incident stated, adding that witnesses called 911 after finding Lam lying unconscious in the 700 block of Locust Street. Lam was transported out of the area to be treated for a brain injury but was ultimately taken off life support by his family.

A forensic pathologist ultimately determined that Lam died of blunt force trauma that was inconsistent with a fall, morphing the investigation into a homicide case. It’s unclear at this point what led detectives to Preschern.

See the full press release from the sheriff’s office copied below:


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On July 6, 2016 Raymond Earl Preschern was arrested by the Portland Bureau of Police in Oregon on a Humboldt County Superior Court Ramey warrant for the murder of Khanh Lam. Preschern was extradited and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on Friday, August 19, 2016.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.
Previous (7/28/15):
On Saturday, July 25, 2015 an autopsy was performed on Lam’s body at the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office by a Forensic Pathologist. The results of the autopsy were Lam’s injuries were not consistent with a fall, as previously reported by witnesses. Cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the head. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating Lam’s death as a homicide.
Previous (7/20/15):
On Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 12:48 p.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responded to Jerold Phelps Community Hospital in Garberville, regarding a possible male assault victim, who had arrived at the hospital by ambulance. Hospital staff told the deputy that the male victim, who had been identified as 37 year old Khanh Lam was unconscious with a severe head injury and was in critical condition. Lam was flown to an out of area hospital for treatment, because of his injuries.
Deputies and CHP Officers then responded to a possible location where Lam was injured, which was located in the 700 block of Locust Street, Garberville. Deputies spoke to witnesses who reported that Lam was involved in an argument with a female subject and attempted to remove her child from a car. At some point during the argument (4) four males subjects confronted Lam. According to the witnesses Lam took off running and the (4) male subjects, along with their dogs started to pursue Lam on foot. At some point during this incident it was reported by a witness that Lam possibly fell while he was running and received a head injury from falling to the ground. When witnesses found Lam lying on the ground unconscious they dialed 9-1-1.
On Sunday, July 19, 2015 at about 5:00 p.m. a medical doctor informed the Sheriff’s Office that Lam is currently on life support and has no brain activity. Lam’s family has been notified and is consulting with medical staff on their decision to take Lam off life support. Lam is from Atlanta, Georgia.
The Sheriff’s Office is considering this a suspicious death investigation and is asking for the public’s help if anyone witnessed this incident. They are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office or Detective Jennifer Turner at 707-268-3642.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.

Mike Downey, Sheriff


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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

SoHum Homicide Victim Identified

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 5:05 PM

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the identity of the victim of last week’s homicide as 52-year old Stephanie Faye Gawboy of Redway. Gawboy’s identity has been public knowledge from almost the date of her death, as an employee of KMUD radio apparently found her body then gave an interview on air about the incident.

The employee, Jordan Jumpshot, described visiting Gawboy’s house in the early morning, as he occasionally stayed and showered there. He said her gate was ajar and her door open, which was unusual. Gawboy, a masseuse, was lying facedown on her massage table in an unusual position. He touched Gawboy’s leg and found it cold to the touch.

“I thought, ‘This is a massage dummy.' I looked over on her side of the room to see if it was a joke. Then I saw there was blood on both sides of her neck, running in a straight line on either side of the table.”

Jumpshot said he left, got a cup of coffee and went to the KMUD studio, where he told his employer and Gawboy’s neighbor, Jeannette Todd, that something bad had happened. Todd said in the interview that she called 911 and, while on hold, drove to Gawboy’s house with Jumpshot. The two were present when a sheriff's deputy and deputy coroner arrived.

Despite rumors of a potential suspect, sheriff's detective Jenn Turner said no suspect has been identified in the case. Turner said she's received dozens of tips in the case but is especially looking to speak with anyone who had contact with Gawboy after Friday, Aug. 12.

An Aug. 22 article in the Redwood Times describes Gawboy as a an outspoken environmentalist, and a leader in the local anti-vaccine and anti-genetically modified food movement.

From the HCSO press release:

Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this case is encouraged to call Detective Jenn Turner at (707) 268-3642 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Sheriff Launches SoHum Homicide Probes

Posted By on Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 4:29 PM

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has launched a homicide investigation after deputies found a 52-year-old woman dead of a gunshot wound in a Redway home.

Details are scant, but the sheriff’s office was called at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday to a call of a possible suicide in the 100 block of Redway Drive. But when a deputy and deputy coroner arrived on scene, the coroner determined the death was not a suicide and a homicide probe was launched. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of her family.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information about the death to call detective Jen Turner at 268-3642 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at 268-2539.

Meanwhile, the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has ruled the death of Hugh Duggins in early January was the result of “asphyxia by neck compression” and was a homicide. Duggins’ body was found by someone walking their dog along Alderpoint Road, between Dyerville Loop and Bell Springs roads in Southern Humboldt, on Jan. 12 and appeared to have been there for a day or two. But Deputy Coroner Trevor Enright said it’s unlikely the killing happened at that location.

“Given what we know now, it’s probably a body dump situation,” Enright said.

Between he Redway death, the determination that Duggins’ death was a homicide and a McKinleyville standoff that ended in a shootout that left a 59-year-old suspect dead Wednesday, Humboldt County has recorded nine homicides thus far in 2016, including four shooting deaths. According to the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office, the county recorded 16 homicides in each of 2014 and 2015, with 23 of the 32 caused by gunshot wounds.

See the full sheriff’s office press release copied below:

On Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at about 9:40 a.m. Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs responded to the 100 block of Redway Drive in Redway for a report of a deceased subject. It was initially reported to law enforcement as a possible suicide. A Deputy and Coroner arrived on scene and observed a deceased female with what appeared to be a gunshot wound lying down. The Coroner determined the death was not a suicide. Detectives arrived on scene and are investigating this incident as a homicide.
The female decedent was approximately 52 years old. The Sheriff’s Office will release her name once next of kin has been notified.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Jen Turner at (707) 268-3642 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

3rd UPDATE: Suspect Killed in McKinleyville Standoff

Posted By on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 11:19 AM

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3rd UPDATE:
Multiple news agencies are reporting that the suspect in an armed Mckinleyville standoff that started yesterday morning and continued into the night was killed at about 2:30 a.m. in a shootout with police.

According to the reports, an unidentified woman fled the suspect’s apartment, after which he set several fires inside the apartment before he exited and began firing on SWAT team members staged nearby. Police returned fire and the suspect was shot and killed.

2nd UPDATE:
Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey just briefed reporters near the scene of the standoff in McKinleyville, saying crisis negotiators have been in communication with the suspect over the past hour and things are going in a “positive” direction.

Downey said investigators have confirmed that the barricaded, armed suspect has a “significant other,” but have so far been unable to determine her whereabouts or whether she is in the apartment with him. The sheriff also said that while his department initially contacted the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office to request use of its Bearcat armored personnel carrier, its southern neighbors also offered their SWAT team, an offer Downey accepted.

People evacuated from adjacent apartments are being debriefed by investigators before going to stay with friends and family. Downey said the local chapter of the Red Cross has also been contacted in case this turns into a incident that prevents people from returning to their homes for a prolonged period.

1st UPDATE:
At a press conference near the scene of an armed standoff in McKinleyville, Undersheriff William Honsal said officers have identified the suspect and begun to evacuate residents from neighboring apartments.

Honsal said his department won’t publicly identify the suspect, who’s approximately 55 years old, at this point. He said crisis negotiators and mental health workers have been unable to contact the suspect, who remains barricaded in his apartment. Honsal said he doesn’t believe there are any hostages involved.

Officers have began evacuating neighboring apartments, and Honsal estimated about eight people were in apartments in the same building as the suspect, with eight to 10 more in adjacent buildings. The evacuations are being carried out using a Bearcat — an armored personnel carrier that can stop riffle rounds — on loan from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office.

Honsal said the situation remains very dynamic.


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Law enforcement is in a standoff with an armed suspect in McKinleyville after he fired at responding deputies shortly after 9 a.m. today.

Humboldt County Undersheriff William Honsal said deputies were called to the Redwood Creek Apartments on Sutter Avenue around 9 a.m. to a shots fired report and learned that someone had fired rounds into the office manager’s apartment at the complex. When deputies set up a perimeter around the suspect’s apartment unit, Honsal said, the suspect briefly exited his apartment with a rifle and shot at the deputies, at least one of whom returned fire. The suspect then fled back into his apartment.

Honsal said nobody is known to have been injured in the exchange, but he said police were as yet unable to canvass adjacent apartments to see if anyone was hurt.

Currently, Honsal said the suspect is holed up in his apartment and law enforcement has set up a perimeter around the complex. Honsal said those living in the area are being asked to shelter in place until teams can be sent to evacuate nearby residences as necessary.

Mental health workers and crisis negotiators just arrived on scene, Honsal said, and plan to call the suspect shortly. Honsal said there “may be” other people in the suspect’s apartment, though he said he doesn’t believe it’s a hostage situation.

Officers from a variety of agencies have arrived on scene and are staging nearby.

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Former Care Home Owner Sentenced

Posted By on Sat, Aug 13, 2016 at 9:59 AM

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Gina Chamberlain, convicted in March of stealing from residents in her Eureka care home, is now in the midst of serving a 286-day jail sentence, after which she will spend three years on probation.

Chamberlain, who was initially investigated by California Community Care Licensing over the course of five months, had her license suspended in May of 2014 after that agency substantiated accusations that she had stolen money, medication, a watch and car from her residents. According to a press release from the District Attorney's office, multiple agencies were involved in the subsequent investigation, including the Department of Justice, Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing and the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office.

The investigation revealed that Chamberlain cashed 14 unauthorized checks from one resident's account, totaling $52,400, overcharged another resident by $13,100 and did not have worker's compensation for her employees for the entire 18 years she was in business.

The original investigation of the case by Community Care Licensing garnered criticism from Suzi Fregeau, longterm care ombudsman at the Area 1 Agency on Aging. Fregeau alleged that licensing was aware of issues with Chamberlain as early as August of 2013 but allowed her to continue admitting residents. A spokesperson for the California Department of Health and Human Services rebutted that they had devoted substantial resources to investigating Chamberlain's Care Home in 2014. The closure of the care home was initially covered by the Journal in 2014; it took over two years to convict and sentence Chamberlain.

Analysis of data from state DHHS's website for the Journal's Aug. 4 cover story, "The Death of Jeannie Newstrom," reveals that although Humboldt County has one of the highest rates of allegations per care home facility, and an equally high rate of substantiated allegations, the amount of citations issued to care homes from the California Department of Health and Human Services is one of the lowest in the state. Michael Weston, deputy director of public affairs and outreach programs for DHHS, responded that the disparity between complaints and citations might be due to a particularly vocal advocacy base in Humboldt County. 

Chamberlain was sentenced Aug. 1 to serve 106 days in jail for a case prosecuted by the Humboldt County District Attorney's office for theft and worker's compensation charges, and 180 days in a case brought by the Attorney Genera's Office for fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance. She will not be allowed to run an elder care facility in the future.

From the Humboldt County District Attorney:

AUG. 8, 2016

On August 1, 2016, Gina Chamberlain was sentenced by Judge Feeney to 3 years of felony probation, 286 days in jail and ordered to repay restitution in an amount to be determined on September 29th. Her sentence was the result of her guilty pleas to theft from an elder (Penal Code section 368(e)) and failure to secure worker’s compensation insurance for employees (Labor Code section 3700.5(a)) in a case prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office and her plea to fraudulently obtaining controlled substances (Health and Safety Code section 11173(a)) in a case prosecuted by the Attorney General.
 
Gina Chamberlain was the owner and operator of Chamberlain’s Care House, a care home for the elderly. A multi-agency investigation involving the Department of Justice, Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing, and the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office began after allegations of abuse arose in April 2014. This joint investigation revealed the following:

On November 9, 2010, Jane Doe #1 (dob 8/30/28) moved into Chamberlain’s Care House. Her initial monthly board and care was $2,000 per month and then increased to $2,200 per month in June of 2011. A professional financial services office handled all of Jane Doe’s financial affairs, including payment of her board and care. Between June 5, 2012, and May 28, 2013, Ms. Chamberlain cashed 14 unauthorized checks from Jane Doe’s personal checking account. These fraudulent checks totaled $52,400. (The issue of restitution has been set for a hearing as the defendant disputes the total amount cashed.)

On April 13, 2012 Jane Doe #2 (dob 11/25/19) moved into Chamberlain’s Care House. Her husband (dob 2/3/19) later joined her at Chamberlain’s Care House and personally handled the finances for the two of them. Ms. Chamberlain admitted to presenting him with checks to cover board and care for him to sign. Between January 2014 and April 2014, Ms. Chamberlain overcharged them for board and care by $13,100.

The joint investigation also revealed no record of Chamberlain’s Care House ever obtaining worker’s compensation insurance. Ms. Chamberlain subsequently admitted to not having coverage for the entire 18 years she was in business.

Additionally, the Attorney General’s investigation revealed that Ms. Chamberlain was diverting narcotic pain medication prescribed to Jane Doe #2. Ms. Chamberlain reported giving Jane Doe #2 the prescribed pain medication and provided a falsified medicine log. A toxicology screening performed on Jane Doe #2 revealed she had no narcotics whatsoever in her system. When confronted with this information, Ms. Chamberlain eventually confessed to investigators that she was taking Ms. Chamberlain’s medications herself as well as sharing it with a friend.  

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Sheriff's Office Deems Shooting a Homicide

Posted By on Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 2:04 PM

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has determined the Aug. 6 shooting of Brials McCutcheon to be a homicide, making it the county’s sixth of the year.

Detectives have been tight lipped about the shooting, which occurred at about 5:30 p.m. and left McCutcheon, 41, of Arcata, dying near a pickup truck on Crestview Drive, south of Eureka. Today, detectives served a search warrant on on McCutcheon’s vehicle, seizing “numerous items of evidence.” An autopsy in the case has been scheduled for Saturday.

According to the Humboldt County Coroner's Office, the county recorded 16 homicides in each of 2014 and 2015, with 23 of the 32 caused by gunshot wounds. Two of the six homicides recorded so far this year have been shooting deaths.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help and urge anyone with information about McCutcheon’s “location and possible associates prior to his murder” to call either detective Mark Peterson at 268-3663 or Sgt. Diana Freese at 268-3639.

See the full press release from the sheriff’s office copied below:



The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has determined the death of Brials McCutcheon to be a homicide. On 08-09-2016, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Evidence Technicians served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant on the victim’s vehicle. Detectives are examining numerous items of evidence that were seized from inside of the vehicle. An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday, 08-13-2016.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting help from the public in solving this homicide. Please contact their office with information on Brials location and possible associates prior to his murder. Please contact Detective Peterson or Sergeant Freese at the below telephone numbers.


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On Saturday afternoon at approximately 1739 hours, Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area on Crestview Drive in Eureka regarding the report of a suspicious circumstance.

On arrival, Deputies discovered that 41 year old Brials Nelson McCutcheon was in immediate need of medical attention. McCutcheon was transported by medical staff to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased by attending hospital staff.

McCutcheon’s family has been notified of his death and the investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information that may be pertinent to the investigation, please phone Detective Mark Peterson at 268-3663 or Detective Sergeant Diana Freese at 268-3639.


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