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A young man’s been reported missing as he headed to Covelo from Las Vegas. 21 year old Kenyon Duke apparently vanished on the drive back to the area ahead of the 4th of July holiday. Police say he was last seen Monday, July 2nd as he drove back in a white 2001 GMC Sonoma Truck with Calif. License Plates. He’s described as a white man, with blond hair, blue eyes, medium build. His parents reportedly checking his home in West Valley City, Utah with no sign of the man. They’re asking anyone with info to please call the West Valley City Police Dept.

A man from Lakeport facing charges after a January crash for gross vehicular manslaughter, due in court. Jeremy Morgan is facing gross vehicular manslaughter charges and DUI as well as driving with a suspended license charges for a crash on Highway 20 near Paradise Valley that caused major injuries. He was arrested at the time for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Two of the people in his car had severe injuries to the head and neck. Those in a second vehicle apparently not seriously injured. Cops say he was driving in rainy conditions and lost control. He was being held on $500,000 bail and had a preliminary hearing set for this morning.

A woman in Ukiah says she wants speed bumps put in on South Orchard Avenue to get cars to slow down. The idea to be considered at the city of Ukiah’s Traffic Engineering Committee meeting tomorrow. The Daily Journal reports the woman and her husband have had two of their cars hit that were parked on the street, one totaled by a drunk, speeding driver, the other damaged by a speeding driver. The newspaper reports city staff not recommending speed bumps be put in, and the city engineer says it should only happen if there’s no other option. The Ukiah CHP office is also located on the stretch of the street so speed bumps might slow their response time. The meeting tomorrow at City Council chambers at 3 PM.

Some upgrades put in at Low Gap Park on the bridge near the entrance to the park by volunteers. The Ukiah Valley Trail Group working on the small bridge leading to Orrs Creek which needed some work so they went out and replaced the boards on the span and the majority of the supports underneath.

The Pawnee Fire, which burned 22 structures, is 100% contained. Cal Fire reports that was two days ahead of schedule that the fire was totally surrounded after charring 15,185 acres. The fire started June 23rd northeast of Clearlake Oaks in the Spring Valley Lakes subdivision which was evacuated along with the Double Eagle Ranch subdivision off of Highway 20. The fire also had some roads closed for a time. The County Fire meanwhile is growing, but the containment on that fire burning in Napa and Yolo counties also grew to 65%. The fire’s burned nearly 90,300 acres with full containment expected Thursday. The County fire burned 16 structures and damaged three others. The causes of both the Pawnee and County fires remain under investigation.

CalFresh recipients in Humboldt County are being warned about a food stamp scam. Health officials say EBT card holders should be aware after Food For People, the local food bank, reported on Facebook some with electronic benefit transfer cards that start with the numbers 5077 should call a number, but say it was a phishing scam. They put out the word on social media so folks would be aware of the scam where they’re asked for their PIN number, something that normally would not be asked for by text. So the scammer gets their CalFresh funds.

Police in Crescent City have arrested a woman in connection to the shooting of her husband. Police say they got a call to dispatch from the woman who says her husband attacked her, punching her in the face, then the call disconnected. Cops went to the scene finding a man laying in a pool of blood, after being shot in his legs. Two seven year old children were taken from the home, they were there at the time of the shooting. And Tasha Dione Henderson has been arrested on attempted murder, assault with a firearm, and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse with bail set at $250,000.

A man from Forestville police say got in the middle of an attack on a barista at a coffee shop is being called a hero. Sean Loundagin says he was just helping a friend Friday. Sean Seeman apparently holding a piece of metal to the woman’s neck at Roasters Espresso Bar after sitting there a little too long. The barista says the man made her uncomfortable, watching her, then used that sharp metal object and pinned her against a door, holding it to her neck. That’s when the other guy stepped in and took Seeman to the ground and held him until cops arrived. Seeman apparently on parole with a criminal background, arrested on several charges including assault with a deadly weapon, assault, battery and violation of parole. He was being held without bail.

The Klamathon Fire still burning along the Oregon-California border, killing one person, threatening hundreds of homes and spreading, but the containment on the fire continues. The fire has charred 35,000 acres and threatens hundreds of homes. It’s burning into the Klamath National Forest, Horseshoe Ranch Wildlife Area and private timber lands and is 25% contained. Fire officials say erratic winds and dry vegetation have helped move the fire that’s feeding on thickly wooded terrain. The fire started Thursday and killed a resident of Hornbrook, they’ve yet to be identified. Three firefighters have also been hurt, but apparently they’ll be okay, one with severe burns on his face was released from the hospital over the weekend. 81 structures have been destroyed and evacuations are in place for several neighborhoods. Officials say they think the fire was started by someone who accidentally ignited a tree.

A woman from Scotts Valley arrested, found with a bunch of stolen items, and a dead owl in her car. Police pulled Christen Aceves over after they spotted different license plates on the front and back of the car. Police say the car was also stolen out of Santa Barbara. Police say she used stolen credit cards found in the car but gave no reason for the dead bird in the car.

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