Pot Raid Near Etna

NEAR ETNA, Calif. — Law enforcement in Southern Oregon and Northern California are cracking down in illegal marijuana grow operations some raids have brought in thousands of plants. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office teamed with officers from Jackson County to raid a grow operation outside Etna on Friday. The teams seized around 5,000 pot plants, … Continue reading »

Funding For New Siskiyou County Jail

YREKA, Calif. — County has received a $24 million grant to build an entirely new facility replacing the existing 25-year-old jail. The Sheriff’s Office said limited space at the current jail prevents it from being remodeled and said it is not big enough to house the number of inmates that are brought in. The Sheriff’s … Continue reading »

Evacuation Lifted For Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday morning that the mandatory evacuation notice for residents of Seiad, California has been lifted. The mandatory evacuation was issued to residents that live on Seiad Creek Road, Seiad Oaks Road and some portions of the west side of Highway 96 due to the threat … Continue reading »

Fire Lines Holding At Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – Fire lines are holding, and homes are being protected in Seiad Valley as the Goff Fire burns within yards of structures. The Goff Fire Burned down the hill toward Seiad Valley on Tuesday night, but by Wednesday morning, it was stopped by a hand-line dug between the fire and people’s homes. … Continue reading »

Marijuana Bust Near Klamath River

NEAR KLAMATH RIVER, Ore. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office conducted a large-scale marijuana eradication effort on Monday. It was in the wooded area just west of the town of Klamath River, California. The grow was found in steep terrain that is very difficult to access by vehicle, so the helicopter was used to remove … Continue reading »

Goff Fire Prompts Evacuation Preps

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — The Goff Fire in Northern California is now putting homes at risk and people living in the fire’s path are being warned they may have to leave. The Goff Fire is now burning just up the hill from Seiad Valley, California. Now authorities are warning people they may need to get … Continue reading »

Pre-Evacuation Issued For Seiad Valley

Citizens in the Happy Camp and Seiad Valley are being warned, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a pre-evacuation notice to the residents of Seiad Valley due to the threat of the Goff Fire. The threat of the Goff Fire is expected to reach that area Monday night. A 24-hour pre-evacuation notice was issued … Continue reading »

Horse Abuse Suspects Behind Bars

By Bryan Navarro YREKA, Calif. — Four people are now behind bars, suspected of abuse that ended in several horses’ deaths in Northern California. Phones have been ringing in the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department for the past three months. They say the public has been actively interested in holding suspects responsible for deadly animal abuse. … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Horse Abuse Arrests

Siskiyou, Calif. — An investigation of animal abuse took months but witnesses and law enforcement say that work has paid off. Two arrests have been made, and deputies expect two suspects to surrender Friday in an animal abuse case in Siskiyou County. A grand jury indicted four people for the abuse of three horses out … Continue reading »

Discovery Channel Filming Show In Siskiyou County

By Bryan Navarro YREKA, Calif. — Marijuana is taking center stage in Siskiyou County, as the sheriff’s department is preparing for a national TV spot. The discovery channel is moving in later this week, to start production on a show on policing pot grows. Siskiyou County officials say that the main reason they agreed to … Continue reading »

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