Skip navigation

OREGON MAN WHO SHOT DEPUTY LIKELY DIED OF POLICE GUNFIRE (LAW)

JH 03/21/14

THE OREGON MAN WHO SHOT AND KILLED MENDOCINO COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTY RICKY DEL FIORENTINO WEDNESDAY, IS NOW BELIEVED TO HAVE DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED DURING A GUNFIGHT WITH AUTHORITIES, RATHER THAN SUICIDE AS WAS INITIALLY BELIEVED.

A FORT BRAGG POLICE OFFICER WHO EXCHANGED GUNFIRE WITH 32 YEAR OLD RICARDO ANTONIO CHENEY, AFTER RESPONDING TO THE GUNFIRE THAT KILLED DEPUTY DEL FIORENTINO, IS LIKELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUSPECTS DEATH. CONFIRMATION IS PENDING AN AUTOPSY.

WELFARE CHECK RESULTS IN ARMED STANDOFF WITH SWAT (LAW)

JH 03/21/14

A WELFARE CHECK IN MIDDLETOWN TURNED IN TO AN ARMED STANDOFF WITH SWAT THURSDAY.

LAKE COUNTY ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES REPORTED TO THE SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT THAT A PATIENTS SON, 49 YEAR OLD WESLEY WAYNE TOLLESON, REFUSED TO ALLOW A WORKER IN THE HOME TO CHECK ON HIS AILING MOTHER. THEY ALSO ADVISED THAT THERE WERE SEVERAL FIREARMS SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE RESIDENCE. WHEN DEPUTIES KNOCKED ON THE DOOR AT THE ARMSTRONG STREET HOME, TOLLESON REFUSED TO OPEN IT, AND TOLD DEPUTIES THAT THEY WOULD HAVE TO BRING SEVERAL MORE DEPUTIES WITH THEM TO GET INTO THE HOME. SO, THEY DID. SWAT WAS CALLED AND AFTER LENGTHY NEGOTIATIONS, TOLLESON SURRENDERED PEACEFULLY, AND TOLLESONS MOTHER WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR PROPER MEDICAL ATTENTION.

MAN WHO KILLED LOCAL DEPUTY LINKED TO OREGON SHOOTING AND ARSON (LAW) JH 03/21/14

AS MORE INFORMATION IS DEVELOPED ABOUT THE CHAIN OF EVENTS THAT LED AN OREGON MAN TO KILLING A LOCAL SHERIFFS DEPUTY WEDNESDAY, IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE SUSPECT SHOT AND KILLED AN ELDERLY MAN AND SET FIRE TO HIS HOME IN EUGENE OREGON IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS THAT SAME DAY.

ACCORDING TO AUTHORITIES, 32 YEAR OLD RICARDO ANTONIO CHANEY IS MORE LIKELY THAN NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SLAYING OF 79 YEAR OLD GEORGE BUNDY WASSON. LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER THE FIRE WAS DISCOVERED, POLICE SAY THAT CHANEY PULLED A GUN ON TWO MEN JUST MILES AWAY FROM THE BLAZE, AND STOLE THEIR CAR. THE SAME CAR CHANEY WAS DRIVING WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED AND KILLED MENDOCINO COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTY RICKY DEL FIORENTINO. CHANEY IS THE PRIMARY SUSPECT IN THE OREGON MURDER AND FIRE BECAUSE HE APPARENTLY KNEW WASSONS FAMILY.

CITY OF UKIAH TO HIRE LAWYER TO DEFEND COSTCO EIR (GOV)

JH 03/21/14

UKIAH CITY COUNCIL APPROVES HIRING A LAW FIRM TO REPRESENT THE CITYS INTEREST IN THE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE COSTCO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT.

A GROUP CALLING THEMSELVES, UKIAH CITIZENS FOR SAFETY FIRST, FILED THE SUIT THAT CLAIMS A COSTCO STORE ON AIRPORT PARK BOULEVARD WILL CREATE DANGEROUS TRAFFIC CONDITIONS ON HIGHWAY 101 AND THE EIR SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED. THE SUIT ALSO TAKES ISSUE WITH THE REZONING OF THE PARCEL TO BE USED, EVEN THOUGH ALMOST EVERY PARCEL ON AIRPORT PARK BOULEVARD HAS BEEN REZONED TO ACCOMMODATE THE CURRENT BUSINESSES THERE. THOUGH COSTCO HAS AGREED TO DEFEND THE CITY COUNCILS DECISION TO CERTIFY THE EIR AT ITS OWN EXPENSE WITH ITS OWN LAWYERS, THE CITYS ATTORNEY RECOMMENDS HIRING A LAW FIRM THAT HAS EXPERIENCE IN THIS SPECIFIC TYPE OF CASE TO PROVIDE CONSULTATION AND ADDITIONAL SUPPORT IN THIS LEGAL BATTLE..

MODERATE EARTHQUAKE SHAKES FERNDALE (EVR) JH 03/21/14

A MODERATE SIZED EARTHQUAKE CENTERED OF THE NORTH COAST IN THE SAME SPOT AS A HALF DOZEN OTHER QUAKES THIS WEEK, SHOOK THE FERNDALE AREA AGAIN THURSDAY MORNING.

ACCORDING TO A REPORT FROM THE US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, THE QUAKE OCCURRED AT 10:07 AM 22 MILES SOUTH WEST OF FERNDALE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. THE QUAKE REGISTERED A 3.2 MAGNITUDE. SEVERAL SHAKE REPORTS CAME IN FROM THE FERNDALE AND FORTUNA AREA, BUT NO DAMAGE WAS REPORTED.

OWNER OF PALACE HOTEL INFORMED CITY COUNCIL SHE IS CLOSE TO MEETING CAL OSHA REQUIREMENT (GOV) JH 03/21/14

THE UKIAH CITY COUNCIL WAS TOLD THIS WEEK BY THE OWNER OF THE PALACE HOTEL THAT SHE IS WORKING DILIGENTLY TO MEET THE CAL OSHA REQUIREMENTS TO LIFT THE WORK STOPPAGE ORDER PLACED ON THE BUILDING LAST MONTH.

ELADIA LAINES TOLD THE COUNCIL THAT SHE IS EXPECTING SEVERAL BIDS FOR THE OSHA REQUIRED WORK. LAINES SAID SHE EXPECTED TO RECEIVE THE BIDS TODAY. A CAL OSHA INSPECTOR TOOK 16 SAMPLES FROM THE BUILDING, TWO OF WHICH TESTED POSITIVE FOR ASBESTOS. ACCORDING TO THE CONTRACTOR, BOTH SAMPLES ARE FROM SECTIONS OF THE BUILDING ALREADY KNOWN TO CONTAIN ASBESTOS, AND THE AREAS WERE COVERED WITH PLASTIC. THE COUNCIL AGAIN DECIDED TO CONTINUE A MOTION TO HAVE THE CITY TAKE OVER ABATEMENT OF THE STRUCTURE. THE COUNCIL WILL AGAIN EVALUATE PROGRESS ON THE PROJECT AT ITS APRIL 16 MEETING.

CONTROLLED BURN GETS LOOSE AND BURNS 3 ACRES IN LAKEPORT (LAW) JH 03/21/14

FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO A CONTROLLED BURN THAT GOT OUT OF HAND THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE NORTH LAKEPORT AREA.

THE FIRE, REPORTED JUST BEFORE 3 PM, CHARRED ABOUT THREE ACRES BEFORE FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO GET THE BLAZE CONTAINED.

LAKE COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDERING DONATING PROPERTY TO CLEARLAKE (GOV) JH 03/21/14

THE LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS THIS WEEK DISCUSSED THE POSSIBILITY OF DONATING TWO PARCELS OF COUNTY-OWNED PROPERTY TO CLEARLAKE FOR THE DAM ROAD EXTENSION PROJECT.

ACCORDING TO THE RECORD BEE, THE PARCELS TO BE DONATED ARE APPROXIMATELY 7 ACRES AND 15 ACRES IN SIZE. THE BOARD HAS ASKED PUBLIC WORKS TO APPRAISE THE PROPERTY AND BEGIN THE DONATION PROCESS. IF ADDITIONAL ACTION IS REQUIRED, THE ISSUE WILL BE BROUGHT BACK BEFORE THE BOARD.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: