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CORRECTIONAL OFFICER ARRESTED FOR DUI JKB 6/22/10

  • A LAKE COUNTY SENIOR JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER WAS ARRESTED LATE LAST WEEK AND CHARGED WITH DUI.

42 YEAR OLD STEPHEN SHRYOCK OF LAKEPORT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY JUST BEFORE 3 AM FRIDAY MORNING BY A CHP OFFICER. HE WAS LATER RELEASED AFTER POSTING $5000 BAIL. SHRYOCKS ARREST WAS THE 2ND ARREST OF A LAKE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FOR DUI IN A WEEK. LAKE COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTY BRYAN SMITH WAS ARRESTED FOR DUI OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AFTER CRASHING HIS PATROL CAR INTO A PARKED CAR 3 DAYS EARLIER ON JUNE 15TH.

SUSPECT DAMAGES PATROL CAR JKB /22/10

  • A UKIAH WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS FACING MORE CHARGES AFTER KICKING THE WINDOW OUT OF A SHERIFFS PATROL CAR SUNDAY NIGHT.

22 YEAR OLD SHAMIRROR MARIE ROHRBACK WAS SITTING IN THE BACK OF THE PATROL CAR AFTER HAVING BEEN ARRESTED FOR PUMMELING HER 30 YEAR OLD BOYFRIEND WITH HER FISTS, WHEN SHE KICKED THE REAR DRIVERS SIDE WINDOW OUT OF ITS FRAME. DEPUTIES WERE ABLE TO SUBDUE ROHRBACH WITHOUT HAVING TO USE A TASER AND SHE WAS BOOKED INTO THE COUNTY JAIL WITH BAIL SET AT $25,000. DAMAGE TO THE PATROL CAR WAS ESTIMATED AT $350.

FUGITIVE CAPTURED JKB 6/22/10

  • A FUGITIVE WHO HAS BEEN ON THE RUN FROM PAROLE AGENTS FOR THE PAST 3 MONTHS WAS CAPTURED IN REDDING SUNDAY.

39 YEAR OLD CURTIS DEWAYNE DODGE, FORMERLY OF LAKE COUNTY, WAS ARRESTED AT AROUND 1:40 AM. WITHOUT HIS GPS MONITORING ANKLET, WHICH HE IS REQUIRED TO WEAR AS ONE OF THE CONDITIONS OF HIS PAROLE. HE HAD BEEN ON THE RUN SINCE MARCH FOR PAROLE VIOLATIONS. DODGE HAS AN EXTENSIVE VIOLENT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND AND IS A CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER. DODGE HAS VIOLATED PAROLE NUMEROUS TIMES AND HAS BEEN RETURNED TO PRISON 6 TIMES SINCE FIRST BEING PLACED ON PAROLE IN 1995. HE IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD WITHOUT BAIL IN THE SHASTA COUNTY JAIL.

LINTOTT RESPONDS TO GRAND JURY REPORT JKB 6/22/10

  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY MEREDITH LINTOTT HAS RESPONDED TO THE LATEST GRAND JURY REPORT CRITICAL OF HER OFFICE NOT GOING AFTER SUPERVISOR KENDALL SMITH FOR TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT OVERPAYMENTS.

IN A PRESS RELEASE ISSUED YESTERDAY, LINTOTT SAYS SUPERVISOR SMITH WAS NOT CRIMINALLY PROSECUTED DUE TO LACK OF EVIDENCE AND SMITHS VALID DEFENSE. A CIVIL SUIT WAS NOT FILED BY THE D.AS OFFICE DUE TO LACK OF JURISDICTION, AS THE CASE WAS A SMALL CLAIMS COURT MATTER. LINTOTT WHEN ON TO SAY THAT TO THE BEST OF HER KNOWLEDGE, NEITHER THE GRAND JURY NOR THE COUNTY, MADE AN EFFORT TO SEEK REPAYMENT THROUGH THE SMALL CLAIMS PROCESS. LINTOTT AGREED WITH THE GRAND JURY THAT PUBLIC OFFICIALS SHOULD BE HELD FISCALLY ACCOUNTABLE. HOWEVER, THE DESIRE FOR FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY CANNOT OVERRIDE THE ETHICAL DUTIES OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO FOLLOW THE LAW.

JUDGE TO RULE ON DRILLING MORATORIUM JKB 6/22/10

  • A U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE IN NEW ORLEANS COULD RULE AS EARLY AS TODAY ON WHETHER TO LIFT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS TEMPORARY BAN ON DEEPWATER DRILLING IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.

JUDGE MARTIN FELDMAN SAID HE WILL GIVE A RULING EITHER TODAY OR TOMORROW ON WHETHER TO ISSUE A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AGAINST THE 6 MONTH BAN, WHICH PROHIBITS ALL DRILLING IN MORE THAN 500 FEET OF WATER AND PREVENTS NEW PERMITS FROM BEING ISSUED. ATTORNEYS FOR THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAY THE SUSPENSION IS NECESSARY WHILE OFFICIALS CONDUCT SAFETY REVIEWS AFTER THE DEEPWATER HORIZON EXPLOSION APRIL 20TH. A GROUP OF COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE BOATS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT TO THE OFFSHORE DRILLING INDUSTRY FILED A LAWSUIT CLAIMING THE GOVERNMENT HAS NO EVIDENCE THAT EXISTING OPERATIONS POSE A THREAT TO THE GULF OF MEXICO AND WANT THE MORATORIUM DECLARED INVALID AND UNENFORCEABLE. THE LOUISIANAS GOVERNOR OFFICE HAS FILED A BRIEF SUPPORTING THEIR CASE.

TOP COMMANDER CALLED TO WASHINGTON JKB 6/22/10

  • AMERICAS TOP MILITARY COMMANDER IN AFGHANISTAN, GENERAL STANLEY MC CHRYSTAL, HAS BEEN RECALLED TO WASHINGTON OVER REMARKS HE MADE ABOUT COLLEAGUES IN AN UPCOMING ARTICLE IN ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE.

ACCORDING TO A SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIAL, MC CHRYSTAL WAS SUMMONED TO ATTEND A MEETING ON AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN IN PERSON RATHER THAN BY VIDEO CONFERENCE AS WOULD NORMALLY HAPPEN. GENERAL MC CHRYSTAL APOLOGIZED YESTERDAY FOR THE ARTICLE IN, WHICH HE AND HIS STAFF APPEAR TO MOCK TOP CIVILIAN OFFICIALS INCLUDING VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN. THE ARTICLE IS SET TO APPEAR IN FRIDAYS EDITION OF ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE.

INTIMIDATION CASE SETTLED JKB 6/22/10

  • THE CASE AGAINST TWO PEOPLE ACCUSED OF TRYING TO INTIMIDATE A WITNESS WAS SETTLED BY THE LAKE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE YESTERDAY.

62 YEAR OLD JOSEPH DESHETRES AND 56 YEAR OLD CHERYL REESE PLEADED GUILTY TO MISDEMEANOR CHARGES RELATED TO THEIR ATTEMPTS TO INTIMIDATE A WITNESS IN THE ATTEMPTED MURDER CASE AGAINST 59 YEAR OLD THOMAS DUDNEY. BOTH WERE RELEASED AFTER BEING GIVEN CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED. DUDNEY WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH CONSPIRING TO INTIMIDATE A WITNESS, BUT THOSE CHARGES WERE DROPPED. HE IS STILL FACING 11 CHARGES RELATED TO THE TORTURE AND ATTEMPTED MURDER LAKEPORT RESIDENT RONALD GREINER. GREINER SURVIVED AFTER BEING BEATEN, SHOT TWICE, HOGTIED AND LEFT IN FRONT OF HIS HOME OCTOBER 20TH BY DUDNEY AND 35 YEAR OLD JOSHUA WANDREY. BOTH MEN REMAIN IN JAIL AND ARE SCHEDULED TO BE TRIED IN AUGUST.

PLANE CRASH KILLS 11 MINING OFFICIALS JKB 6/22/10

  • A PLANE CRASH IN A REMOTE AFRICAN JUNGLE KILLED 11 PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH AN AUSTRALIAN MINING COMPANY YESTERDAY, INCLUDING ONE OF AUSTRALIAS RICHEST MEN.

MINING MAGNATE AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SUNDANCE RESOURCES LTD. KEN TALBOT WAS ONE OF THE VICTIMS. 6 OTHER HIGH RANKING COMPANY OFFICIALS, 2 BRITISH NATIONALS, 2 FRENCH NATIONALS AND ONE U.S. CITIZEN WERE ALSO KILLED IN THE CRASH. THE GROUP WAS VISITING SUNDANCES IRON ORE PROJECTS IN CAMEROON AND THE CONGO WHEN THE PLANE WENT DOWN.

OBAMAS BUDGET DIRECTOR RESIGNS JKB 6/22/10

  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMAS BUDGET DIRECTOR PETER ORSZAG GAVE NOTICE YESTERDAY, ANNOUNCING THAT HE IS LEAVING HIS POSITION IN JULY.

ORSZAG HAS BEEN A KEY PART OF OBAMAS ECONOMIC TEAM AND WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE ORCHESTRATING THE PASSAGE OF THE ECONOMIC STIMULUS BILL AND THIS YEARS HEALTH CARE REFORM LEGISLATION. ORSZAG DID NOT INDICATE WHY HE WAS LEAVING THE POSITION.

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