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

  • New Jersey lawyers write new sex rules
    From proposed New Jersey legislation:    "Affirmative consent" means affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity. It is the responsibility of each person involved in the sexual activity to ensure that the person has the affirmative consent of the other or others to engage in the sexual activity. Lack of protest or r […]
  • Pocket paradigms
    Politics used to be about remembrance. The best politicians were those who remembered and were remembered the most -- the most people, the littlest favors, the smallest slights, the best anecdotes tying one's politics to the common memory of the constituency. Politics was also about gratitude. Politicians were always thanking people, "without whom […]
  • Links: Immigration
    Immigration news   Great moments in immigration laws A solution to the immigration problem When did a Mexican cut your pension? The mythology of immigration A history of who's an American […]
  • Word
    Too long have the workers of the world waited for some Moses to lead them out of bondage. He has not come; he never will come. I would not lead you out if I could for if you could be led out, you could be led back again. -- Eugene V. Debs […]
  • Word: The law in America today
    Palu Craig Roberts, Counterpunch - Law is just one public institution, but it is a corner stone of society. When law goes, everything goes.Only about 4 percent of federal felony cases go to trial.  Almost all, 96 percent, are settled by negotiated plea bargains. Law & order conservatives condemn plea bargains for the wrong reason.  They think plea bargai […]
  • Money and ADHD
    Time = In a recent paper in the journal Social Science and Medicine, sociologists Peter Conrad and Meredith Bergey looked at the growth of ADHD in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Brazil and found that prescriptions for Ritalin-like drugs have risen sharply, particularly in the U.K. and Germany.Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, […]
  • Pilgrims' folly
    From 50 years of our overstocked archives Sam Smith, 2002 - I have considered Pilgrims among the most overrated American historical figures ever since I wrote a college paper in Robert G. Albion's class on forty recorded voyages to New England before the Mayflower. And that didn't include all the ones made by those who didn't - or didn't […]
  • Wall Street seeking to take over public pension funds
    Intercept - Coverage of the midterm elections has, understandably, focused on the shift in political power from Democrats toward Republicans. But behind the scenes, another major story has been playing out. Wall Street spent upwards of $300M to influence the election results. And a key part of its agenda has been a plan to move more and more of the $3 trilli […]
  • Ferguson action
    Responses around the nation […]
  • Low Vitamin D increases risk of death
    NY Times - Many observational studies suggest that low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk for disease, but it is not clear if low vitamin D is a cause or an effect of poor health. Now a new study, using a technique called Mendelian randomization, provides persuasive evidence that low serum vitamin D itself increases the risk of death. […]
  • What's happening: Monday morning
    The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to call Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people, a measure that critics say could further strain the state’s frayed relationship with its Palestinian population. This is equivalent to the US cabinet declaring America a white stateCleveland Police murder 12 year old boy with play gun A ground-breaking ceremon […]
  • Great moments in the law
    Witchita Eagle - The Kansas Supreme Court voted unanimously to disbar Dennis Hawver, an Ozawkie attorney who has previously run for governor as a Republican and for attorney general and Congress as a Libertarian.In a decision handed down Friday, the court ruled that Hawver showed “inexplicable incompetence” as a defense attorney for Phillip Cheatham during a […]
  • Correction of the day
     Via Jim Romenesko […]
  • Stupid GOP candidate tricks
    Rand Paul, seeking to define himself as a foreign-policy heavyweight ahead of 2016, will introduce a measure in the Senate next month declaring war on the terror group. […]
  • Jazz break
    Willie "The Lion" Smith […]