OK, neither of these people were pillars of the communtiy but did they both have to die?
See Times Standard article for Saturday shooting.
Aparently, Robert Garth was shot by Humboldt County Deputies yesterday when he charged them on the freeway with a rake handle. The story says that before charging the deputies, he was assaulting another man on the freeway while trying to take his wedding band.
Below is a video commemorating the 3rd anniversary of the killing of Martin Cotton II while in police custody. Martin Cotton II died 3 years ago today in Humboldt County Jail.