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5700 Doses Of Personal Use Meth

Freshly-minted Judge Keith Faulder presided over his first criminal jury trial last week, and by Thursday afternoon it looked like the defendant, Mark Johnson of Willits would have to finish…

Willie’s Miracle

The jury trial of William “Willie” Housley of Boonville began last week, and the courtroom — presided over by visiting Judge David Devore from Alpine County — had to be…

The Wolfe At The ATM

Last week we met Kendall Kice who had her bank account ripped off by Bobby Roston. This week we meet Clifford Hampton who had his bank account ripped off by…

Starving To Death In Fort Bragg

Lori Fiorentino was sentenced to three years in the California State Prison this morning, June 8th in Superior court by Judge Ann Moorman for the neglect of Arlene Potts who…

Talkin’ Smack On Facebook

Stephen Howard was held to answer on a felony charge of criminal threats last week. The criminal threats charge was Count One — that one held up (like a house…

Evil Deeds

Strohmeier’s car lot on North State Street had eleven cars vandalized the night of April 27th, and as Deputy Gregory Clegg was coming down North State Street from Redwood Valley…

He At Least Shows Up

It’s not all knitting class and poetry readings in the misdemeanor court, or so I was told, so during what proved to be a painfully slow news week, I went…

Reynolds Sentencing Heats Up

Reynolds Sentencing Heats Up

On Wednesday, May 10th, Judge John Behnke sentenced Charles Reynolds to six years in state prison for assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury, resulting in the death…

Pete Hoyle’s Expert Opinion

The second jury trial, the re-trial, of Tina Carrillo ended mid-week with a swift and sure guilty verdict, much to the relief of Deputy DA Caitlin Keane, who was beginning…

Puppy Love

Puppy Love

The popular soap opera on South State starring the dashing Zebulon Zale Couthern and co-starring Mandy Etta Grinsell has entered its 27th season to much applause of the canned type.…

Rickel In A Pickle

When a farmer straps on a gunbelt to go out and do his morning chores, you know he is either in a western horse opera, or a pot pharm in…