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Contractor preys on fire victims

Matthew Jonathan George – Lake County booking photo One of the most devastating fires in recent California history was the “Valley Fire” that swept through southern Lake County this summer.


Cheerful pot growers arrested in Lake County

Philip Dennis Murphy and Cheryl Denise Carr, Lake County booking photos The faces in their mugshots make it look like they’re not too upset about getting arrested, probably aware that


Lake County troubles add up to more than just a devastating fire

The Valley Fire that hit Lake County this month has burned almost 76,000 acres, destroyed over 1,000 structures, and threatened over 3500 homes. Small communities like Middletown have been hit especially


Archaeologist? Sexual Predator? Meth Head?

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and local Police Departments recently conducted a training session titled “Archaeological Violation Investigation Course”, and with the help of representatives from many of the area tribes,


Marijuana grower sets “controlled burn” to save crop amid wildfire

The past few weeks have been stressful ones for California Firefighters in the Lake, Yolo, and Colusa County areas, as they have been battling the “Rocky Fire”, where 70,000 acres have

Lake Sonoma

Man with a woman and dog plays cat and mouse with deputy

It started with a Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputy checking out a van parked on the side of the road, and ended with a chase, crash, 2 arrests and a missing


Domestic dispute nearly turns deadly

Domestic violence is a problem that usually affects one victim, and sometimes other family members, often with tragic circumstances. But on Sunday evening in Lucerne, a town on the eastern


Drug dealer and wife out for an evening ride end up in jail

Lonnie Ray Scott and his wife, Michelle Lynn Havens were out for a ride on his motorcycle last Tuesday night. They were in the north part of Kelseyville, in the


Lake County makes major October drug busts

Autumn is here, and for many that means harvesting summer crops before the frost sets in. That holds true whether the crops are legal or illegal, and the Lake County

Colusa Lake Placer

Woman Leaves Jail, Goes Right Back In

A woman who had just been released from the Roseville City Jail reportedly landed herself right back in after attempting to steal a laptop computer from the Placer SPCA, according