Capital Punishment

Ukiah, 20, arrested for starting the Hopkins fire that burned “many structures and threatened hundreds of lives”

Devin Johnson [Booking photo from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department website] Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Captain Greg Van Patten announced this evening in a public update that law enforcement has arrested Devin Johnson, 20, on arson charges. Law enforcement accuses him of deliberately starting the Hopkins fire, the blaze that …

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Capital punishment – a matter of life and death

ON September 3, Muhammad Hafizul Rashid Emmy, 29, broke down in tears when the Kuala Lumpur High Court sentenced him to death by hanging after convicting him of smuggling 299.09g of cannabis into the country. three years ago. Following this heartbreaking news, social media users are calling for the abolition …

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Letters to the Editor – September 4, 2021

The question: The potential release of the convicted murderer of 24-year-old Barbara Meliota in 1982. I am writing this letter to support Phyllis Meliota (“’I can never forgive’,” August 30). I am a retired police officer and I oppose the parole of Anthony Doyle and all the murderers. Doyle’s crime …

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