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Friday, September 21, 2018

Coroner IDs Man Fatally Shot in Phillipsville

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:14 AM

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The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the man fatally shot in Southern Humboldt early Thursday morning as David Oney Hanna, 28, who had been living in Phillipsville.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday, according to a news release.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

UPDATE: Person of Interest Cooperating in Phillipsville Homicide Investigation

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 5:02 PM

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UPDATE:
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man hospitalized with head injuries after a pre-dawn fatal shooting in Phillipsville this morning as a “person of interest,” adding that he’s cooperating with the investigation.

In a press release this afternoon, the sheriff’s office says the identity of the deceased male is being withheld until his family can be notified of his death.

The release states the man hospitalized after the shooting was interviewed following his release from the hospital.

“The sheriff’s office is confident that all involved subjects have been contacted and that there is no outstanding risk to public safety,” the release states.

See the full press release copied below our original post.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Stolen Semi Crash Leads to Arrest of Eureka Man

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 8:12 AM

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A Eureka man was arrested on suspicion of a series of charges Sunday night after allegedly crashing a stolen semi-truck into a tree on Herrick Avenue then running through the Elks Lodge parking lot with a rifle.

Residents in the area were asked to shelter in place while police searched for the suspect, according to an EPD release.
Video provided by Saryn Kennedy

After setting up a perimeter around the mobile home where the man was believed to have fled, police said Patrick Holt ran from the residence and was detained by officers.


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Sunday, September 16, 2018

Firefighters Responding to Structure Fire off SR 255

Posted By on Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 10:06 PM

Fire in Arcata, off State Route 255. - PHOTO COURTESY OF JONATHAN BECK
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  • Fire in Arcata, off State Route 255.
A structure is burning off State Route 255 west of Jackson Ranch Road and the city of Arcata as of 9:40 p.m., according to Jonathan Beck, a passerby who called in the fire.

Beck said, “The fire looks like it is in one of the old buildings that they used to cut the logs into lumber. It looks like it is getting bigger.”

Firefighters are responding to the scene. Few  details on the blaze were immediately available.

Editor's note: This report first appeared on www.kymkemp.com and is reposted here with permission.
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Friday, September 14, 2018

Sheriff's Office Reminder After Pipe Bomb Found: Don't Pick It Up

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 11:14 AM

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents not to pick up suspicious devices but to instead immediately call law enforcement after a woman drove around with a pipe bomb she found in Blue Lake before making a report.

According to a HCSO release, deputies responded to the Blue Lake Casino parking lot around 8 p.m. yesterday on the call and confirmed the device was an improvised explosive “constructed of white PVC pipe containing black powder with time fuse inserted into one end cap.”

The device, which was rendered safe, was found on 2500 block of Glendale Drive about two weeks after another homemade explosive was found in a field in McKinleyville. Read previous coverage here.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sheriff's Office IDs Man Found Dead on SoHum Road

Posted By on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 4:26 PM

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man whose body was found on Bell Springs Road in Southern Humboldt earlier this month as Ricardo Galvez-Calleja of Mexico. He was 54.

According to a release, an autopsy conducted on Sept. 8 did not determine an immediate cause of death. The case remains under investigation and officials are asking anyone who knew Galvez-Calleja or may have information about his death to contact the sheriff’s office.

Find previous coverage here.

Read the release from the HCSO below:
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a man located deceased on Bell Springs Road September 2 as that of 54-year-old Ricardo Galvez-Calleja of Mexico.

An autopsy of Galvez-Calleja’s body was conducted on September 8. No immediate cause of death was observed and an official cause of death is pending further analysis. This case is under investigation. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Investigators ask that anyone who may have known or was associated with Galvez-Calleja while he was in Humboldt County to please contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

SECOND UPDATE: Structure Fire Impacting SR 36, One-Way Traffic Control in Place

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 1:51 PM

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UPDATE: According to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Paul Savona, State Route 36 now has one-way traffic control in place and many resources have been released.

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A section of State Route 36 is being closed as firefighters respond to the report of a structure fire that is spreading into the vegetation along the roadway near the intersection with Love Lee Lane.

The report of the fire in the Carlotta area came in about 1:10 p.m.

The California Highway Patrol incident page indicates Calfire requested the closure around 1:30 p.m. for the eastbound and westbound lanes.
An incident commander described hearing “secondary explosions” when he arrived at the scene and stating that: “One structure is fully engulfed. There is no threat to the vegetation but other structures are threatened.”
Video by Tami Hoisington shows the smoke very thick.
Editor's note: This report first appeared on www.kymkemp.com and is reposted here with permission.
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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Update: I-5 Back Open

Posted By on Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 10:06 AM

Flames from the Delta Fire near an Interstate 5 exit on Saturday. - INTERAGENCY FIRE MANAGEMENT TEAM
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  • Flames from the Delta Fire near an Interstate 5 exit on Saturday.
Update: Caltrans reports Interstate 5 has reopened between Redding and Mount Shasta.
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The Delta Fire has grown to nearly 41,000 acres and continues to force the closure of a stretch of Interstate 5 this morning with another evaluation of the threat to public safety set to take place this afternoon, according to a Caltrans tweet.

Two “soft closures” have been established in areas of the blaze, now 5 percent contained, affecting the communities of Lakehead and Dunsmuir with certain conditions but the interagency fire management team notes that “visitors and tourists will not be granted access.”

For up-to-date information, visit here.


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Friday, September 7, 2018

I-5 Remains Closed as Delta Fire Grows

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 10:34 AM

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  • Night image of the Delta Fire.
Interstate 5 remains closed for a nearly 50-mile stretch as the Delta Fire continues to spread, now standing at nearly 25,000 acres with zero containment.

Caltrans is reporting there is no estimated time for the state’s major artery to reopen and the closure is backing up traffic on alternative routes as motorists seek ways around the fire zone.



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UPDATE: Crash Closes 101 North of the Peg House

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 8:21 AM

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One-way traffic has been set up after an accident closed both lanes of U.S. Highway 101 north of the Peg House between Leggett and Confusion Hill for a little over an hour.

According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, a large truck with a trailer struck a tree about 7:16 a.m.

Traffic was backed up in both directions.
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