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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: November 16, 2018

Chris Dickens Convicted of Felony Animal Cruelty

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November 16, 2018

On November 15, a Humboldt County jury convicted 68-year-old Chris David Dickens of Trinidad of felony animal cruelty. The case began on June 12, 2015, when th...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Review of Officer Involved Shooting Involving Ervin Eugene Sweat, Jr.

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November 13, 2018

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office has completed review of the investigation into the law-enforcement-officer-involved shooting that resu...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

DA's Office Seeks Assistance with Apprehending Owen Delong

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November 7, 2018

The District Attorney’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the apprehension of Owen Michael Delong (age 45), who has outstanding warrants for possession ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

DA's Office seeks assistance with apprehending Joshua Oneal

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October 30, 2018

The District Attorney’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the apprehension of Joshua Shane Oneal (age 36) who has an outstanding warrant for Driving Und...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

DA's Office seeks assistance with apprehending Sanford Vonladwig

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October 30, 2018

The District Attorney’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the apprehension of Sanford Vonladwig, who has multiple outstanding warran...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

John Vella Convicted on Felony Firearm Charges

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October 24, 2018

Today, Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that yesterday a Humboldt County jury convicted John Anthony Vella of two counts of possession...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Donavan Baltzley Found Guilty of Multiple Firearm Related Felonies

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October 12, 2018

Today the jury found 29 year-old Donavan Baltzley guilty of two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of being a felon in possession...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Olivo Sentenced to 12 Years in State Prison

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October 4, 2018

Today, 20-year-old Joe Olivo III was sentenced on charges of voluntary manslaughter with personal use of a knife, for the killing of 14-year-old Jesus Garcia-Rom...

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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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