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Heavy Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Presence in Hoopa, One Arrested

Humboldt County SheriffOn Monday, November 13 around 4 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on Moon Lane near the Hoopa Modular Plant. A Sheriff’s deputy confirmed that one arrest has been made. Harvey “Buck” Crews Jr., 41, was arrested and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, a modified AR-15, suppressors and high capacity ammunition magazines, all of which are illegal. As of 4:30 p.m. several sheriff’s deputies were onsite searching the residence. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Read More →

River Communities Frustrated with Verizon Cell Phone Service

Shaonna Sergeys-Chase shared her last eight speed tests with the Two Rivers Tribune. Her best connection recorded in eight tests over the course of the three months was 1.26 Mbps, but averaged .40 Mbps.“More than 98 percent of the U.S. population has access to 4G LTE,” the company states on their website. The other two percent likely live in areas like the Klamath-Trinity region where customers are logging record low internet connection speeds and complaining about poor cell phone signals in locations where service used to be satisfactory. Read More →

Body Discovered at Young’s Bar on the Klamath River

d60a3b0b191b108653f2f36393f47574--humboldt-county-star-kidsOn Friday, June 30 around 4:40 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that an adult male’s body was discovered by a fisherman near Young’s Bar on the Klamath River. This is the second body to be located near Young's Bar during the month of June. Read More →

Body Found in the Klamath River

breaking-news_newsBy Allie Hostler, Two Rivers Tribune On Tuesday evening, June 13, around 10:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a body was discovered floating in the Klamath River. Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a remote area approximately 10 miles west of Weitchpec near Young’s Bar. Upon arrival, deputies sought the […] Read More →

Health Front: Mushroom Poisoning, Opioids and Heart Infections

• A bumper crop of deadly wild “death cap” mushrooms in Northern California is likely to blame for the poisonings of 14 people in December, reports the CDCs Morbidity and Mortality Report. All 14 recovered, but three required liver transplants, and a toddler suffered permanent brain damage, the researchers stated. The culprit: Amanita phalloides, believed to be the world’s most dangerous mushroom. Read More →

Body of Missing Willow Creek Man Found in Trinity River

Joseph Barriga-CrawfordOn Friday, June 9, a report of a body floating in the Trinity River near a bridge in Willow Creek was made around 9:30 a.m. Family identified body. Read More →

Mailed Meth Busted At Hoopa Post Office

Qiday Powell, 22, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale after receiving a pound of methamphetamine in the mail./Photo courtesy of the Humboldt County SheriffOn June 1, at about 1 p.m. special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force with assistance from United States Postal Inspectors arrested 22-year-old Qiday Powell at the Post Office in Hoopa. She was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale. Read More →

Willow Creek Man Still Missing

Joe Crawford was last seen on May 23, 2017 in Willow Creek near the Rite Spot. He is described as six feet tall, 195 pounds with blue eyes and short brown hair. On Wednesday May 24, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a missing person report from the mother of 26-year-old Joseph Barriga-Crawford of Willow Creek. Read More →