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MURDER VICTIM IDENTIFIED JKB 1/5/12

  • A MAN WHO WAS KILLED ON NEW YEARS EVE AT THE HIDDEN PINES CAMPGROUND IN FORT BRAGG HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 45 YEAR OLD JOSE G. MADRID OF SEA RANCH.

DEPUTIES FOUND MADRID UNCONSCIOUS ON THE GROUND AND 52 YEAR OLD GLEN HUGHES OF FORT BRAGG STANDING OVER HIM WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT THE CAMP GROUND AT AROUND 1:15 AM. WITNESSES TOLD POLICE THAT HUGHES AND MADRID WERE FRIENDS AND MAY HAVE BEEN DRINKING TOGETHER EARLIER SATURDAY BEFORE GETTING INTO A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION. HUGHES IS BEING HELD IN THE MENDOCINO COUNTY JAIL ON CHARGES OF MURDER.

RAPE ARREST IN LAKE COUNTY JKB 1/5/12

  • A LAKEPORT MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY RAPING A FEMALE ACQUAINTANCE.

POLICE WERE CALLED TO ST. HELENA HOSPITAL IN CLEARLAKE ON A REPORT OF A WOMAN IN HER 20S BEING TREATED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AT AROUND 9 PM SUNDAY. SHE IDENTIFIED 30 YEAR OLD CHARLES PETER LAMB AS HER ATTACKER. LAMB WAS ARRESTED AT HIS HOME AT 8:30 MONDAY MORNING. NO OTHER DETAILS ABOUT THE CASE HAVE BEEN RELEASED.

MAN ARRESTED FOR SEX WITH A MINOR JKB 1/5/11

  • A 23 YEAR OLD FORT BRAGG MAN WAS ARRESTED LATE LAST NIGHT AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT FLEEING FROM THE HOME OF HIS 16 YEAR OLD LOVER.

POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE HOME JUST BEFORE 11:30 PM ON A REPORT THAT CHRISTOPHER LOCKE WAS IN THE HOME AND SUSPECTED OF HAVING UNLAWFUL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH THE 16 YEAR OLD MINOR. WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED LOCKE FLED THROUGH THE MINORS OPEN BEDROOM WINDOW IN AN EFFORT TO ESCAPE. HE WAS LOCATED A SHORT TIME LATER HIDING IN THE BUSHES. HE ALLEGEDLY ADMITTED TO HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE VICTIM AND WAS ARRESTED.

14 YEAR OLD GIRL ARRESTED FOR POT LACED PASTRIES JKB 1/5/12

  • A 14 YEAR OLD LOWER LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT WAS ARRESTED WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR ALLEGEDLY DISTRIBUTING MARIJUANA LACED PASTIES AT SCHOOL.

OF THE THREE STUDENTS WHO INGESTED THE PASTRIES, ONE BECAME ILL AND WAS TREATED AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL. THE GIRL WHO GAVE OUT THE PASTRIES WAS CITED AND RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF HER FAMILY. HER NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED. HOW THE GIRL OBTAINED THE POT LACED PASTRIES IS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

WOMAN KILLED DRIVING WRONG WAY ON 101 JKB 1/5/11

  • AN ARCATA WOMAN WAS KILLED IN A HEAD ON COLLISION WEDNESDAY MORNING AFTER DRIVING THE WRONG WAY ON HIGHWAY 101 BETWEEN EUREKA AND ARCATA.

54 YEAR OLD KATHLEEN JENNINGS IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL WHEN SHE SOME HOW ENDED UP TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND IN THE NORTHBOUND LANE JUST SOUTH OF ARCATA. NUMEROUS WITNESSES CALLED 911 TO REPORT SEEING JENNINGS TRAVELING INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC WHERE SHE ULTIMATELY COLLIDED WITH A CAR DRIVEN BY 25 YEAR OLD JOSHUA LARSON OF EUREKA AT 7:25 AM. LARSON SUFFERED ONLY MINOR INJURIES IN THE CRASH AND WAS TREATED AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL. JENNINGS DIED AT THE SCENE.

DUI CRASH JKB 1/5/11

  • A KELSEYVILLE MAN WHO WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A SOLO VEHICLE CRASH ON HIGHWAY 175 NEAR COBB TUESDAY AFTERNOON HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH DUI.

40 YEAR OLD RICHARD MILLS THE SECOND WAS DRIVING SOUTHBOUND AT AN UNKNOWN SPEED WHEN HE LOST CONTROL DURING A LEFT CURVE IN THE ROADWAY, SIDESWIPED A TREE AND COLLIDED HEAD ON WITH ANOTHER TREE AT 3:30 PM. HE SUFFERED MAJOR INJURIES AND WAS AIRLIFTED TO SANTA ROSA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. HE WAS LATER ARRESTED FOR DUI.

ASSAULT ARREST JKB 1/5/11

  • A NICE MAN WAS ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING ANOTHER MAN WITH AN ALUMINUM BASEBALL BAT MONDAY EVENING.

ACCORDING TO POLICE, THE VICTIM STATED HE WAS DRIVING ON MANZANITA DRIVE IN NICE WHEN THREE FEMALES AND 31 YEAR OLD KEVIN ANDREW HOFFERT BEGAN THROWING ROCKS AT HIS CAR. WHEN HE STOPPED TO ASK WHAT WAS GOING ON HE WAS ATTACKED BY TWO OF THE FEMALES WITH THEIR FISTS AND HOFERT WITH THE METAL BASEBALL BAT. THE VICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO SANTA ROSA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WITH HEAD INJURIES. HOFERT WAS LOCATED AT A HOME ON DAWS STREET AS SHORT WHILE LATER AND ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON. HE IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BAIL ON A FELONY PAROLE VIOLATION.

STABBING ARREST JKB 1/5/11

  • ONE MAN WAS STABBED, AND ANOTHER ARRESTED AFTER A PAIR OF MENDOCINO AREA TRANSIENTS GOT INTO AN ALTERCATION ON SOUTH MAIN STREET IN MENDOCINO NEW YEARS DAY.

DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO THE LOCATION JUST AFTER 1:30 AM WHERE THEY FOUND 32 YEAR OLD SCOTT ROSE SUFFERING FROM STAB WOUNDS TO HIS THIGH AND TORSO. ROSE IDENTIFIED HIS ATTACKER AS 46 YEAR OLD VANCE PRATT. HE WAS THEN TAKEN TO MENDOCINO COAST HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF HIS WOUNDS. PRATT WAS LOCATED AT AROUND 9 AM NEAR THE MENDOCINO HEADLANDS AND ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON.

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