TS comments on the suspected murder in McKinleyville bring up this question anon asks Why does the Times Standard completely ignore the 2 young women missing from Eureka at different times but covers this Bradshaw case in detail when it is so obvious what happened to her? The 2 women that are missing are listed on the www.kmud.org website under Local News.
Missing: Christine Noel McArthur Written by Simon
The Eureka Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing juvenile named Christine Noel McArthur. Christine is a white 16 year old female, 5'07", she weighs 100 lbs, has brown hair and brown eyes. The last time Christine was seen was approximately two weeks ago. Any one with information regarding Christine is urged to contact PSO Mary Anderson at Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4300 or call the 24-hour dispatch number (707) 441-4044.
(Bulletin issued February 19, 2009)
Missing Person: Christine Walters Written by Administrator
The Eureka Police Department is requesting the aid of the public in locating 23 year old Christine Walters. Christine has blondish-red hair and blue eyes. She is 5’4” and approximately 100 pounds. She was last seen on 11-14-08 in Eureka.
Her family has reported her missing as they have not heard from her in 10 days which they claim is unusual. Any information regarding Christine should be given to Police Services Officer Mary Anderson of the Criminal Investigation unit at 441-4300 or call the 24-hour dispatch number, 441-4044.
And - New Lead in the Reetpaul Rana Murder Case
Written by Terri Klemetson
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says they are continuing to investigate the murder of Reetpaul Singh Rana, the San Francisco man who’s body was found on Saturday, September 13, 2008 near the Dyerville Loop Road north of Alderpoint Road.
As previously released, Mr. Rana’s vehicle, a light blue 1996 SAAB four-door sedan, was discovered on a dirt access area on the north side of Big Lagoon on September 10, 2008. The vehicle had been damaged by fire.
Sheriff’s Detectives have determined a person of interest may have been hitchhiking near Big Lagoon on the night of Wednesday, September 10, 2008. That person, Ryan Carroll, may have hitchhiked from Big Lagoon, north on US Highway 101. Sheriff’s Detectives are interested in speaking with anyone who may have seen Carroll or given him a ride that evening. (Ryan Carroll’s picture is attached).
Anyone with information about Ryan Carroll or this investigation should call Detective Cheryl Franco at (707) 268-3644 or Sergeant Wayne Hanson at (707) 268-3639.
update: looks like the TS did cover it initially -
Police seek missing woman
Date: November 26, 2008
The Eureka Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Christine Walters, a 23-year-old woman who has not been heard from in over a week. According to EPD information, Walters has strawberry-blond hair and blue eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 100 pounds.
After about 10 days of failing to contact family members, Walters' family reported her missing. Walters was last seen Nov. 11 in Eureka.