Safety and Public Awareness

Safety and Public Awareness

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Home invasion robbery in McKinleyville

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According to a Press Release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, dated Oct. 11, 2011:
On Oct. 11, 2011, approximately 12:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office was notified of a Home Invasion Robbery that occurred at approximately 12:00 noon in the 2000 block of Second Avenue, McKinleyville. The adult female victim told the investigating deputies she was home with her two children around 11:00 a.m. today, when two males knocked on her front door and asked if they could mow her lawn for money. The victim told them "no thank you" and they left.
Then at approximately 12:00 noon, there was another knock at the victim’s door. It was two males again and she believed they were the same two suspects who had knocked on her door about 11:00 a.m.  This time one suspect was wearing a full dark colored face ski mask covering his face and the others suspects face was covered with face paint. The suspects shoved their way inside her residence and were armed with a handgun. The suspects demanded money from the victim and began poking her with the handgun. The suspects ransacked the victim’s house and stole her wallet, money and cell phone before fleeing the scene.  They were last seen leaving in a white sedan, similar to a Crown Victoria, Partial California License Plate of CF319.
The suspects are described as:
  • (#1) White male, late teen’s or early twenties, approximately 5-9, 165 pounds, short dark colored hair, wearing a black T- Shirt
  • (#2) Male, unknown race, wearing full dark ski mask, also around, 5-9, 165 pounds 
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251
According to information received by KMUD News:
The 2011-2012 California Hunting Digest, Upland Game and Waterfowl issue will be only available online this year, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today. It will not be available in print. By publishing the digest online, DFG saves taxpayers thousands of dollars in printing and distribution costs. Publishing online is also beneficial to the environment and is in step with DFG’s initiative on Going Green (reducing DFG’s carbon footprint). It also allows California’s hunters to access the information on their home computers and on smart phones and tablets while away from home or work.
The  California Hunting Digest can be found at: http://www.dfg.ca.gov/publications/digest/.
This award-winning magazine is published biannually, and provides information on hunting opportunities, regulations and licensing, as well as on wildlife conservation. The Digest's big game issue is produced every spring and the waterfowl and upland game issue is produced each fall.
For more information on DFG’s Going Green, please visit http://www.dfg.ca.gov/Climate_and_Energy/Going_Green/.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

DFG debuts new MPA Mobile Website

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According to information received by KMUD News:
The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is excited to announce its new Marine Protected Area (MPA) mobile website. Now anglers, divers and other ocean users can look up current information about restricted areas and boundaries from smartphones and other portable Internet-enabled devices. This tool will be invaluable to marine enthusiasts of all kinds while they are on Californias ocean waters or shores. 
Located at www.dfg.ca.gov/m/MPA, the MPA mobile website allows the public to:
  • Search for any current MPA by name, county or general area to find information about the MPA's boundaries and regulations (the site will be updated as new MPAs go into effect, with no effect on the end user).
  • Use an interactive map to locate any MPA and learn about its boundaries and regulations.
  • Find and track the user's current location using the GPS on a mobile device, locate the closest MPA(s) and determine whether or not the user is currently located within an MPA.
  • Read a summary of regulations or complete regulations for any MPA.
Though some offshore areas may have spotty cell phone coverage, the website is expected to be extremely useful to anglers, boaters and others who plan to use or pass through MPA waters. Users can access the information from personal computers on land, as well as by smartphones, tablets and other portable Internet-enabled devices. MPAs provide higher levels of protection to a variety of important California marine ecosystems. Recreational and commercial activity may be limited in these waters, including some areas that are designated as "no take," where no fishing or collecting of any kind is allowed.  California's MPAs were created pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA), which was designed to better conserve marine resources for their long-term sustainability while also enhancing outdoor recreation and ocean research opportunities along the coast.
According to a press release from the Eureka Police Department, dated 10/10/11:
On October 7, 2011 at about 12:58 pm, officers of the Eureka Police Department responded to a suspicious circumstance/vehicle call near the 3300 block of Glen Street in Eureka. Upon arrival, Officers were advised by the reporting party that the vehicle belonged to a friend that had not been heard from for a several days. Detectives were then called to the scene. Upon inspection of the vehicle, the interior was found to be cluttered with clothing items, which made visibility into the interior difficult. Entry was soon made into the vehicle and the registered owner was found deceased within. The body showed signs of trauma and was released to the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office. The vehicle was secured as evidence by the Eureka Police Department. The deceased was identified as Reginald Alan Clark (53 years old of Eureka). 
Over the next several hours, Detectives canvassed the area and conducted numerous interviews. Search warrants were also authored and served.  On Oct. 8, Detectives received information leading them to believe that two subjects, who were in custody in Yuba County Jail, may be connected with the death of Clark.  The subjects were identified as David Joseph Pedersen (age 31) and Holly Ann Grigsby (age 24), both of Everett, Washington. Pedersen and Grigsby had been arrested together on October 5, 2011 by Yuba/Sutter area California Highway Patrol officers. Pedersen and Grigsby are suspects in an Everett, Washington murder investigation and are also suspects in the death of a Lafayette, Oregon teen. Eureka Police Department Detectives drove to Yuba County Jail and interviewed Pedersen and Grigsby. 
On Oct. 9, 2011, an autopsy was conducted on Clark at the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office. The cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the head. Based on the investigation, the evidence obtained, and the results of the autopsy, the Eureka Police Department will be forwarding a report to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office requesting warrants be issued for Pedersen and Grigsby for Murder. The Eureka Police Department is working in conjunction with the Oregon State Police, the Everett Washington Police Department, and the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department in this investigation.  
Anyone with information concerning this investigation is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Patrick O’Neill of the Eureka Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section at 707-268-5261. 
For Information regarding the Washington investigation contact:
Sergeant Robert Goetz
Everett, Washington Police Department
Public Information Officer
Office: (425) 257-8404
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For Information regarding the Oregon investigation contact:
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Oregon State Police
Public Information Officer
Office: (503) 731-3020 ext. 247
Pager: (503) 323-3195
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The photo below is a recent photograph of the deceased, Reginald Alan Clark (53 years old of Eureka):
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