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MAN ELECTROCUTED AFTER ACCIDENT JKB 5/22/12

  • A FORT BRAGG MAN WAS ELECTROCUTED AFTER COLLIDING WITH A POWER POLE ON SIMPSON LANE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

ACCORDING TO THE CHP, THE VICTIM, WHOSE NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED, WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON SIMPSON LANE JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT MONDAY WHEN HE LEFT THE ROADWAY AND COLLIDED WITH THE POWER POLE JUST EAST OF FRANKLIN ROAD. THE COLLISION CAUSED THE POWER POLE TO COLLAPSE ONTO THE VEHICLE, LEAVING THE POWER LINES EXPOSED ON THE ROADWAY. THE VICTIM WAS KILLED WHEN HE MADE CONTACT WITH THE POWER LINES AS HE EXITED THE VEHICLE. THE INVESTIGATION IS CONTINUING.

STABBING ARREST JKB 5/22/12

  • A LAKEPORT WOMAN WAS ARRESTED FOR STABBING HER BOYFRIEND DURING A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DISPUTE LATE LAST WEEK.

AUTHORITIES LEARNED OF THE INCIDENT WHEN THE 42 YEAR OLD VICTIM SHOWED UP AT SUTTER LAKESIDE HOSPITAL WITH MULTIPLE STAB WOUNDS TO HIS LEFT HAND AND RIGHT THIGH. HE TOLD POLICE THAT AN UNKNOWN HISPANIC MAN HAD ASSAULTED HIM ON THE NORTH SIDE OF LIBRARY PARK. AN INVESTIGATION FOUND NO EVIDENCE OF A STABBING AT THE PARK. FURTHER INVESTIGATION IDENTIFIED A LOCATION ON 15TH STREET WHERE THE ASSAULT OCCURRED AND THE VICTIMS GIRLFRIEND, 26 YEAR OLD KRISSANDRA BURROWS AS A POSSIBLE SUSPECT. BURROWS WAS ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON WITH GREAT BODILY INJURY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND BOOKED INTO THE LAKE COUNTY JAIL.

BBQ STARTS HOUSE FIRE JKB 5/22/12

  • AN OVERTURNED BAR BE QUE WAS THE CAUSE OF A FIRE THAT DAMAGED A CLEARLAKE OAKS HOME EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

THE BLAZE WAS REPORTED JUST AFTER 2:30 AM. THE FIRE STARTED ON THE REAR PORCH AREA OF THE DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME AND DAMAGED AN AREA BENEATH THE HOME, PART OF THE ATTIC AREA AND THE LAUNDRY ROOM. DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $40,000. THERE WERE NO REPORTED INJURIES.

PAROLEE AT LARGE ARRESTED JKB 5/22/12

  • THE FORT BRAGG POLICE DEPARTMENT IS THANKING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC THAT HELPED THEM TRACK DOWN A PAROLEE AT LARGE ON FRIDAY.

JORGE SANCHEZ-ACOLTZI WAS WANTED FOR BEING AN OUTSTANDING FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE. A CALL FROM A CONCERNED CITIZEN PROVIDED INFORMATION AS TO HIS WHEREABOUTS AND HE WAS ARRESTED AS HE WAS WALKING IN AN ALLEY EAST OF THE 200 BLOCK OF NORTH WHIPPLE STREET JUST AFTER 8 PM.

BAGGED SALAD RECALL JKB 5/22/12

  • STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WARNING THE PUBLIC NOT TO EAT CERTAIN BAGGED SALADS MANUFACTURED BY RIVER RANCH FRESH FOODS LLC BECAUSE THEY MAY BE CONTAMINATED WITH LISTERIA.

NO ILLNESSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED SO FAR. THE VOLUNTARY RECALL WAS ISSUED AFTER ROUTINE SAMPLING DETECTED LISTERIA IN TWO PACKAGES OF SHREDDED ICEBERG LETTUCE PURCHASED FROM RETAIL LOCATIONS IN CALIFORNIA AND COLORADO. THE RECALLED SALAD PRODUCTS WERE DISTRIBUTED NATIONWIDE TO BOTH RETAIL AND FOOD SERVICE OUTLETS UNDER THE BRAND NAMES RIVER RANCH, FARM STAND, HY-VEE, MARKETSIDE, SHURFRESH, THE FARMERS MARKET, CROSS VALLEY, FRESH N EASY, PROMARK AND SYSCO. ANYONE WHO EXPERIENCES ANY ILL EFFECTS AFTER CONSUMING RECALLED PRODUCTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR HEALTH CAR PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY.

NO ANIMALS FOUND IN DUMPSTER JKB 5/22/12

  • NO DEAD ANIMALS WERE FOUND IN A DUMPSTER TAKEN FROM THE BIG VALLEY RANCHERIA LAST WEEK.

AUTHORITIES SEARCHED THE DUMPSTER ON A REPORT THAT FAMILY PETS HAD BEEN KILLED AND DISPOSED OF IN THE DUMPSTER AFTER SEVERAL RESIDENTS WERE EVICTED FROM THEIR HOMES ON THE RANCHERIA EARLIER THIS MONTH. A THOROUGH SEARCH TURNED UP ON ANIMALS OF ANY KIND OTHER THAN A LARGE STUFFED CARTOON CHARACTER ANIMAL. INVESTIGATORS ARE NOW FOLLOWING UP ON THE MOTIVE BEHIND THE ALLEGATIONS THAT WERE MADE.

NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN BUS ACCIDENT JKB 5/22/12

  • NO CRIMINAL CHARGES WILL BE FILED AGAINST A FORTUNA SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IN ACCIDENT THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF AN ELDERLY WOMAN LAST MONTH.

60 YEAR OLD HELEN BELLONI WAS DRIVING 18 STUDENTS TO AMBROSINI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHORTLY AFTER 7:30 AM APRIL 17TH WHEN SHE STRUCK 84 YEAR OLD AUDRY MCROBERTS IN A CROSSWALK AS SHE MADE A LEFT TURN. MCROBERTS DIED AT THE SCENE. NO ONE ON THE BUS WAS INJURED. THE ACCIDENT WAS SEEN BY SEVERAL WITNESSES. THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE HAS STATED THAT BELLONIS CONDUCT WAS NOT CRIMINAL AND NO CHARGES WOULD BE FILED. BELLONI HAS BEEN ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE SINCE THE ACCIDENT.

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