Communication from the D.A.

  1. Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming Not to Seek Third Term

    Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced today that she will not seek a third term as District Attorney in the 2022 election. Read on...
  2. Sandoval Verdict 12/09/2021

    District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that following a three-day trial, a Humboldt County jury today found 26-year-old Melecio Lorenzo Sandoval of Eureka guilty of attempted robbery. Read on...
  3. Sentencing Today in Courts

    Judge Wilson sentenced Mark Alan Dare to the maximum term of 46 years to life and Judge Killoran sentenced Brandon Watson to 37 years to life. Read on...
  4. Jury Return Verdict of Guilty in Anaya Trial

    District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that today a Humboldt County jury found 27-year-old Jorge Luis Anaya guilty of felony assault with force likely to produce bodily injury (Penal Code [PC] §245(a)(4)) and misdemeanor resisting a peace officer. Read on...
  5. Johnson Pleads Guilty for Triple Homicide at Bear River

    Today, October 26, 2021, 19-year-old Mauricio Johnson pled guilty before Judge Timothy Canning, to three counts of first-degree murder and admitted three special allegations for use of a firearm causing death for the killings of... Read more on Johnson Pleads Guilty for Triple...
  6. County Employee Sentenced

    Earlier today, Judge Kaleb Cockrum sentenced 50-year-old Patrick William Francis McTigue, of Fortuna, to serve one year in jail, two years of felony probation and to pay restitution to his numerous victims... Read more on County Employee Sentenced...
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