But one thing that might help deter crime is more staffing, he said.“That’s the priority still, pushing out to patrol,” Honsal said.He said he hopes to fill Measure Z-funded sworn officer positions in Mc Kinleyville and Shelter Cove in 2018.Shelter Cove resident Jesse Earl Simpson, 42, died after being hit on May 3 by a vehicle driven by Shelter Cove resident Eric Lively.Lively pleaded not guilty to murder on May 11 and is in Humboldt County jail. Alderpoint resident Robert James Holtsclaw, 58, died after he was shot with a high-powered rifle on Sept. The suspect, Zachary Corgell Harrison, 27, remains at large.Website Accessibility Policy Web Standards and Style Guides The Humboldt County Budget Roadshow will begin making stops around the county next week, and citizens are invited to attend when it hits your town.
At least four Southern Humboldt citizens’ deaths are suspected homicides.“I would like to take some credit for that, but in reality, we see how these homicide rates are an ebb and flow,” Humboldt County Sheriff’s William Honsal said.
According to a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office release, Minikel’s girlfriend called 911 to report that she stabbed him because he was hitting her.
Minikel was unresponsive when deputies arrived on scene where he was pronounced deceased.
Harrison was last scene driving a black Ford F250 with Oregon license plates in the Alderpoint area.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office considers Harrison armed and dangerous.4.