Wednesday, February 10, 2021

No charges. No evidence that he "had been planning or preparing to carry out any of the reported threats."

"Our Office’s review of the Eureka Police Department’s (EPD) thorough investigation of the case... revealed that it did not provide sufficient proof of a crime under California law for prosecution. " - John Chiv/Wordsworth District Attorney Maggie Fleming: "Our Office’s review of the Eureka Police Department’s (EPD) thorough investigation of the case involving Darin Michael Ward of Eureka revealed that it did not provide sufficient proof of a crime under California law for prosecution. " "A woman in Trinity County informed law enforcement that Mr. Ward told her he was driving to Eureka and would “shoot up” the public health department and anyone else who told him to wear a mask. Mr. Ward later disputed the allegation that he had made any threats." ◼ No charges are being filed against man who was arrested for criminal threats - John Chiv/Wordsworth Local media had pounced on him as a "Trump supporter" who was featured on KRCR/TV for his cross country trip on a bus. "Trump won! Follow me to D.C." No charges. No evidence