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Police Logs: June 10-16, 2015

Here are excerpts from the Crescent City Police Department call logs for June 10-16:

Grand juries: The who, what, why and how

The Del Norte County Grand Jury Final Report shed light last week on some local issues, left others alone, and inspired community questions of bias and quality in regard to the inquiries jurors made and how thoroughly they conducted them.

Red's Drive-In feeling pinch from aging technology

Losing a contest to win a digital projector two years ago hasn’t stopped the Thomases from showing movies at Red’s Crescent Drive-in.

Old software stymies C.C. Police

Editor's note: Due to a production error, an incomplete version of this story ran in Saturday's print edition. The full story follows.

Officer Sarah Asbury enters information into a computer program that emulates an archaic DOS operating system. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
 Overdue for update, computer system impacts patrol time, interagency links

An open window to the Crescent City Police Department’s reporting software functions as a sort of portal into the mostly bygone era of thick, black, blinking cursors, key commands and floppy disks.

New home on Front Street

Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson Wild Rivers Community Foundation Board Chairman Kevin Hartwick beams at those gathered at the Crescent City Cultural Center for the foundationís grand opening celebration on Wednesday afternoon. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
 Site provides more space, visibility — and view of project that led to its creation  

Before he gave the blessing for the Wild Rivers Community Foundation’s new home on Wednesday, Loren Bommelyn asked community leaders, residents and nonprofit representatives to stand.

“I asked the elders, ‘Why do we need to stand?’ Bommelyn said. “‘Because you’re healthy and you’re strong. We want your blessings to be the same.’”

Ex-cheer coach is charged

Young accused of sexual misconduct with 17-year-old 

A former cheerleading coach and Del Norte County department head was charged on Friday with a felony sex offense for his alleged relationship with a 17-year-old Del Norte High School student.

Firefighters plan for burnout of Buckskin Fire

Fire officials in Oregon have been preparing for a burnout today to reduce the fuel load and control the eastern flank of the Buckskin Fire that’s burning near the border of Curry and Josephine counties.

Yurok Country Visitor Center

 The Yurok Tribe cut the ribbon and opened doors to its new Yurok Country Visitor Center on Wednesday in Klamath at a well-attended grand opening event. A feature article on the visitor center will appear in an upcoming issue of the Triplicate. 

Law enforcement conducts sex offender sweep

Four agencies look to update photos, info on 117 registered in Del Norte 

A law enforcement sweep of registered sex offenders in the county on Wednesday resulted in two arrests and a lot of updated information.

Grand Jury blasts Waste commissioners

Read more... Gitlin, Wilson and Sullivan accused of ethics breaches; Wilson says jury biased, threatens suit

The actions of three Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority commissioners have been called into question by the newly released 2014–15 county Grand Jury report, which goes so far as to recommend the removal of the one commissioner who retains his seat on the board. 

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