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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Jury Convicts Seng “Jimmy” Yang of 16 Felonies, Including Sexual Assault Charges

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June 3, 2019

This morning a Humboldt County jury convicted 38-year-old Eureka resident Seng “Jimmy” Yang of 16 felony charges, including continuous sexual ab...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Jury Finds Erick Battersby Guilty of Attempted Murder

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May 6, 2019

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that today, a jury found 34-year-old Erick Allen Battersby guilty of attempted murder, with the special allegation that it...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Gina Chamberlain Sentenced for Felony Elder Abuse

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April 29, 2019

On April 26th, Humboldt County Judge Lawrence Killoran sentenced Gina Catherine Chamberlain (age 52) to four years and eight months in prison for felony elder abu...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

DA Response to Charmaine Lawson Press Release

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March 29, 2019

The Humboldt County District Attorney offers the following response to the recent press release by Charmaine Lawson:

1. I have previously pointed out that reasonab...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Jury Finds Jeremy Notman Guilty of Arson

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March 27, 2019

Today a jury found 42-year-old Jeremy Notman guilty of arson of an inhabited structure and possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia.

The case arose from an inci...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Kistler found guilty after 2017 incident on Arcata Plaza, faces 11 years to life

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Today a jury found 35-year-old Nicholas Kistler guilty of attempted premeditated murder, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury and resisting arrest. The jury also found that the defendant personally used a deadly weapon and inflicted gr...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Mario Alexander Sentenced for Child Molestation

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March 8, 2019

Today District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced Judge Wilson sentenced Mario Alexander to 188 years to life in prison.  The sentence follows Alexander's ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Jury Finds William Hinson III Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

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February 26, 2019

Today a jury found 41-year-old William Lamar Hinson III guilty of voluntary manslaughter for the killing of Khanh Lam, with the special allegation that he pers...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Mario Alexander Found Guilty of 10 Counts of Child Molestation

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January 24, 2019

Today a jury found 34-year-old Mario Alexander of Eureka guilty of 10 counts of child molestation.  The crimes occurred in 2016 and involved two minor ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Jury Finds Dennis Hicks Guilty of Reckless Evasion of an Officer

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January 18, 2019

Today, Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on January 17, 2019, a Humboldt County Superior Court jury found 40-year-old Dennis Hicks...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Jury Finds Rafey James Guilty of Commercial Burglary

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January 17, 2019

On January 16, 2019, a Humboldt County Superior Court jury found 46-year-old Rafey Michael James guilty of commercial burglary, which was charged as a felony. &...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Kayla Brown Pleads Guilty to Two Felony Sexual Offenses

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January 11, 2019

Today, 25-year-old Kayla Brown of Hoopa pled guilty to two felonies: sexual penetration of a minor under 16 years old and contact with a minor for sexual offens...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Banda pleads guilty to drug possession in jail, misdemeanor child abuse

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Today, Michele Kay Banda (age 32), pled guilty to felony possession of drugs in a correctional facility and misdemeanor child abuse.

The charges stemmed from a January 16, 2018 incident at the Red Roof Inn in Arcata, when a hotel guest stepped out of her r...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

DA's Office seeks assistance to apprehend Michelle Inboden

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The District Attorney’s Office seeks assistance from the community with the apprehension of Michelle Lynn Inboden (Age 45), who has an outstanding felony warrant for possession of drugs (heroin) for sale as well as multiple misdemeanor warrants ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Kyle Zoellner Not Held to Answer for the Charge of Murder

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May 5, 2017

The recently completed preliminary hearing concerning the tragic death of David Josiah Lawson did not result in Kyle Zoellner being held to answer for the charge of ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

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

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney NEW RELEASE 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 the Influen...

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