Humboldt County District Attorney's Office

Fortuna Police Video Shows that Cops Murdered Jacob Newmaker

Listen to the KMUD show about the police video, discovered to Dale K. Galipo, the attorney representing Jacob's parents in a wrongful death lawsuit :

Headline & Interview: 
https://www.box.com/s/jxi35k7gxd04f0unvs7y

Unfortunately, attorney Dale Galipo's voice gets overrun two times when he's saying important things, like a voice-over accidentally happened in the engineering.

DA says Due To Budget, He Will Not Prosecute Most Misdemeanors, But Cops Can Still JAIL PEOPLE With No Charges!

  Since this announcement, Gallegos' office has prosecuted many non-violent misdemeanors.  And the 48  hour law (CA Penal Code 825) is not supposed to allow "law enforcement" to jail someone for 48 hours with no expectations of charges.  It is required that an arrested person, in jail, is brought in front of a judge or magistrate AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to be charged with the crime for which they are locked up.  It is not a given that someone must be in jail for 48 hours (or more, with holidays and weekends) if the DA KNOWS he will not be charging!   ~Redwood Curtain CopWatch

Misdemeanor prosecutions may fall prey to budget ax

DA warns law enforcement funding may prevent filing of most non-felony cases


Thadeus Greenson  THE TIMES-STANDARD  May 31, 2012

Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos is warning local law enforcement officials that his office may be unable to prose­cute most misdemeanor offenses if his budget doesn’t increase with the coming fiscal year.

INCREASING RAIDS ON PEOPLE WHO SLEEP OUTDOORS

A newly forming group from both Northern and Southern Humboldt invites you to meet and discuss future plans concerning ongoing raids on public and private lands that are displacing community members.

 

Also seeking Civil and Human Rights attorneys to join our efforts.

 

For more information:
Please contact Kathy Epling in Redway at (707) 923-4488
or Kathy Anderson in Eureka at (707) 444-3155.