Posted on: January 19, 2017

Jury Convicts Devin Schmidt of Arson

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January 19, 2017

On January 19, 2017, a Humboldt County jury convicted Devin Lee James Schmidt, 24, of arson of an inhabited dwelling, which is a serious and violent offense und...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Real Estate Fraud

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January 13, 2017

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office recently received notification from the Humboldt Association of Realtors about a possible rental scam.  ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Blackmon Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term

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December 16, 2016

On September 30, 2016, a Humboldt County jury found 42-year-old Sean Blackmon guilty of: kidnapping to commit robbery (2 counts), robbery (2 counts), assault w...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Jury Convicts Barry Sanford of Multiple Counts of Child Sexual Abuse

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December 16, 2016

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on December 15, 2016, a Humboldt County jury convicted 70-year-old Eureka resident Barry John Sanford of three f...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Jury Convicts Blaine Martin of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

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December 2, 2016

On December 1, 2016, a jury convicted 24-year-old Blaine Richard Martin of Trinidad of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Possession of Ammunition, charges s...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

DA Perspective on Potential Threat to Public Safety at Fortuna High

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November 16, 2016

This press release provides current information from the Humboldt County District Attorney’s perspective on the potential threat to public safety at...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Thomas Lusk Pleads Guilty to Two Violent Sexual Offenses

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November 1, 2016

Thirty-five-year-old Thomas Leonard Lusk, II, pled guilty today to two violent sex offenses: assault with intent to commit rape or forced oral copula...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

DA Fleming Completes Review of Officer Involved Shooting of May 17, 2016

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October 28, 2016

The District Attorney has completed her review of the officer-involved shooting on May 17, 2016 adjacent to the Shell gas station at 14th and G stree...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Jury Finds Destry Girard Guilty of Five Counts Including Felony Resisting an Officer

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October 17, 2016

Today a Humboldt County jury found 43-year-old Destry Beargrease Girard guilty of felony Resisting an Officer and four misdemeanors: Driving Under th...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

JURY FINDS 42-YEAR-OLD SEAN BLACKMON GUILTY

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October 3, 2016

Today District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on Friday, September 30, 2016, a jury found 42-year-old Sean Blackmon guilty of two counts of kid...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Ervin Sweat Found Guilty of Felonious Evasion of Police Officer

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September 28, 2016

Today, Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that after a six-day jury trial before Judge Marilyn Miles, jurors convicted Ten...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

DA Fleming Announces Hiring of New Deputy District Attorney

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September 12, 2016

Today, Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced the hiring of Deputy District Attorney Luke Bernthal. Mr. Bernthal, a graduate o...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Jury Finds Dylan Collins Guilty of Felony DUI Crimes

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September 8, 2016

After a six-day jury trial before Judge John Feeney, jurors convicted Dylan Koski Collins, 44 of Morro Bay, of driving under the influence causing i...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Review Completed in Officer-Involved Shooting

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September 7, 2016

Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming has completed her review of the investigation into the law enforcement officer-involved shooting th...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Earl Orr pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and use of a firearm

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August 26, 2016

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced this afternoon that Earl Orr (60), pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and use of a firearm for the death ...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Samuel Hawken Sentenced To 7-Year Prison Term

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AUGUST 16, 2016

On July 1, 2016, Samuel Hawken, 32 years old of Crescent City, pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and to assault with force likely to cause great bo...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Former Assistant Court Manager pleds guilty to embezzlement

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August 5, 2016

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced today that Socorro Cervantes was sentenced to serve 365 days in jail and, five years of felony probation, and ...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

July 28th Felony Sentencing

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July 28, 2016

Kailan Meserve was sentenced today after being found guilty earlier this year of 15 felony charges: three counts of forcible rape, six counts of forcib...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Jury Finds Tays Salazar Guilty of Robbery

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July 1, 2016

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced today the results of a jury trial just concluded.

On July 1, 2016, a Humboldt County jury found Tays E. ...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Carley Palsson Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter

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June 8, 2016

District Attorney Maggie Fleming reports that on June 7, 2016 19-year-old Carley Palsson having pled guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter and failure ...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Jury Finds Charles Kesselring Guilty of Multiple Felonies

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June 8, 2016

Today a Humboldt County jury found Charles Kesselring IV guilty of carjacking, robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, theft of a vehicle and evading an o...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2016

DA Fleming Announces Hiring of New Deputy District Attorney

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June 6, 2016

Today, Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced the hiring of Deputy District Attorney Carolyn Schaffer. Ms. Schaffer, a graduate of U...Read on...