Categorized | Crime, Local

Monday’s HCSO Reports

 

Staff Report
Humboldt Sentinel

 

Two reports from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office today:

 

Fast Feet

On Sunday, at about 10 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s
deputy attempted to stop a 2000 gray Chevrolet Suburban for
a traffic violation on State Route 96 in Hoopa.

The Suburban initially pulled to the side of the road and yielded to the deputy, however it suddenly sped away south on Highway 96. The deputy initiated a pursuit of the Suburban.

The Suburban turned onto Deerhorn Road in Hoopa with the deputy following it.  The Suburban came across a slide covering the roadway and attempted to negotiate around the slide.  While doing so it drove too close to the side of the road and slid off the hillside approximately 75 feet down.  The cab of the vehicle was crushed during the wreck.

sheriff badgeThe deputy climbed down the hillside to check on the occupant’s status and witnessed the solo occupant climb out of the vehicle and disappear into the trees.

Hoopa Valley Tribal Police responded to the residence of the registered owner and located the owner of the vehicle who admitted to being the driver.

Sadie Jade McCovey, 27, was arrested for felony evasion of a police officer and transported to the Humboldt County jail where she was booked.  Her bail was set at $50,000.

McCovey was not injured in the crash.

* * * * * * * * *

One Skinny Horse and Some Plump Bud

On Jan. 8, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office livestock deputy responded to a residence on the 2500 block of Bolier Avenue in McKinleyville in regards to a welfare check of a reported skinny horse.

When the deputy arrived at the residence he met with the horse owner and viewed the horse.  The deputy determined the horse was not being neglected and was under a veterinarian’s care.

While speaking with the horse owner, the deputy smelled the strong odor of growing marijuana emanating from the residence.  The deputy left the area and obtained a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant for the residence.

On Friday, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the deputy returned to the residence with additional deputies and served the search warrant.  They located 195 growing marijuana plants in the residence ranging from 12” to 14” in height.  They also located packaging material, approximately 1.5 lbs. of marijuana bud and approximately $1,400 in cash.

horsieNo arrests were made at the scene, however the case is being submitted to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office along with an arrest warrant requests charges of cultivation and possession for sale of marijuana.

 

 

 

 

(Posted by Skippy Massey)

Leave a Reply

HumSentinel on Twitter

RSS Progressive Review

  • US kept jailing people despite drop in crime
    OFF THE CHARTS […]
  • White House coverup of the day
    Washington Post - Bloomberg White House correspondent Margaret Talev noted how the White House stopped giving details on the fine wines served at state dinners, an opaque measure that she exposed in this story. In pursuing the piece, said Talev, she got the runaround from White House press officials, making her “so mad at them.” […]
  • Word: The space explosion could have been worse
    Karl Grossman - This event underlines again the folly of using nuclear power in space — something the United States and Russia are again actively planning. An explosion on launch is not unusual — indeed, one out of 100 rockets fail on launch. But, consider if radioactive materials were on board — as will be the situation for the proposed U.S. and Russian nuc […]
  • The real Clinton story: 1982
    Stories the media doesn't tell you about the Clintons and the state that made them  A DEA report uncovered by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard will cite an informant claiming that a key Arkansas figure and backer of Clinton "smuggles cocaine from Colombia, South America, inside race horses to Hot Springs." The London Telegraph's Ambrose Evans-Pric […]
  • Real economics: Wages
    Among all employees nationally, 56 percent are hourly workers, and 32 percent of these, or more than 21 million, earn less than $10.10 per hour, according to University of Virginia researchers in the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service’s Demographics Research Group. The Labor Department reports that the 13 states that raised their minimum wage in 2014 ha […]
  • Pocket paradigms
    A real simple rule on privatization: Ask the following question: Is this something about which citizens should have a say? If the answer is yes, don't privatize. - Sam Smith […]
  • Word
    The day we must come to see that the whole Jericho road must be transformed so that men and women will not be constantly beaten and robbed as they make their journey on life's highway. True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it is not haphazard and superficial. It comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring. […]
  • Jazz break
    Coleman Hawkins Quintet […]
  • Recovered history: The real Clinton story, 1981
    Stories the media forgot to tell you1981 Hillary Clinton writes Jim McDougal: "If Reagonomics works at all, Whitewater could become the Western Hemisphere's Mecca." Major drug trafficker Barry Seal, under pressure from the Louisiana cops, relocates his operations to Mena, Arkansas. Seal is importing as much as 1,000 pounds of cocaine a month f […]
  • Real economics: Jobs
    The decline in the official poverty rate last year from 15.0 percent to 14.5 percent is especially welcome because it follows a decade and a half of mostly rising or stagnant poverty rates. Before 2013, the official poverty rate fell only once since 2000. Still, at the current rate of progress — which was hampered in 2013 by slow job growth and austerity pol […]
  • What's happening
    Boston thinks about becoming a new Venice to deal with sea water rise […]
  • Postal Service spied on almost 50,000 packages last year
    Gawker - A New York Times report shows that the Postal Service monitored nearly 50,000 packages sent in the U.S. in 2013 through a program called "mail covers." The surveillance program, which allows law enforcement agencies to access mailing and return addresses—anything written on the outside of a package—before it is delivered, has been in place […]
  • Erik Prince blames leftists for the convictIon of his contractors
    Fortress America - Erik Prince, the diminutive Blackwater founder, knows why four of his ex-employees were just convicted of murdering Iraqi civilians with machine guns: the goddamn anti-war hippies.Prince—a " Christian crusader" who's taken to being a patriotic American in Abu Dhabi while dodging lawsuits—took time to answer some mild-mannere […]
  • Republicans don't create jobs
     According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data analyzed by California economist Steven Stoft, in the 75 years from Fiscal Year 1940 to Fiscal Year 2014, Democratic administrations have generated 74 Million jobs. Republican  administrations during that time have generated 35 million jobs. […]
  • Online travel booking sits rig prices by customer's history
    Travel Mole - Online [travel] booking sites, according to new research, says available prices can be dependent on past browser history and 'personalization.'A study by researchers at the Northeastern University said price discrimination, whereas price is customized to a specific user, and price steering, when the order of search results is customiz […]