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Polish police say a man found hiding in a dishwasher has finally been arrested. Cops in the town of Glogow say the guy was wanted for stealing a car, motorcycle, bicycle and 3,500 worth of garden plants. After a chase with police, they located him in the dishwasher after seeing him break into an apartment. He faces five years in prison.

A 911 dispatcher in Houston’s been cited herself after hanging up mid-sentence on a caller. Police say Crenshanda Williams was heard on a call saying, "ain’t nobody got time for this. For real." After further investigation, they say they noticed several calls that lasted less than 20 seconds. After a review of the database they found thousands of short calls on her watch. She says she did it because she didn’t want to talk to anyone… she’s charged with interference with an emergency telephone call, a misdemeanor.

If you’ve got hazardous materials, the HazMobile’s coming to Laytonville. This Saturday at the Laytonville Fire Department Parking lot you can bring any dangerous chemicals that can’t go in the trash. Anything more than 15 gallons needs a special appointment though and there’s a fee. Small business waste also needs an appointment, and there’s also a fee per gallon. The Hazmobile is around every weekend in Mendocino County. For more info, call the local Recycling Hotline, 468-9704, or visit

Beware if you’re out in the Grindstone Ranger District as there are a bunch of amateur motorcycle events this month and next. The Ranger District reports the Enduro Events in the Fouts Springs/Davis Flat Staging Area over trails, paths and roads. The events are allowed with special use permits. They’ll be held this Sunday, then again November 13th and 20th.

The Lake County Registrar of Voters Office is inviting any interested residents as they’re starting to process vote by mail ballots for the General Election Thursday. They continue this thru election day during the official counting process or canvass. They say the results won’t be announced until the close of polls at 8:00 p.m. Then the official canvass starts Thursday, November 10 at 9:00 a.m. and continues every day, including weekends. Observers are invited for the processing and counting.

Once again voters in Calif. being asked for a yes vote to change the state’s parole laws. The Record Bee reports the Gov. Jerry Brown and others supporting Proposition 57 say its needed because of overcrowding in prisons. The Initiative would keep the prison population under a cap permanently that was imposed in 2011. Back then a panel of federal judges ruled below standard health care services in overcrowded cells was cruel and unusual punishment. Those against the Proposition include most of the state’s district attorneys and the Republican Party who say it will mean more crime. Two other ballot measures have passed on the same issue since 2012.

A man from the Bay Area’s suspected of leaving a backpack with a bomb inside outside a Colorado police station. Cops say David Ansberry was noticeable because of his height at 3 foot 6 inches. Police say the device was designed to be set off remotely and that Ansberry was spotted buying a cell phone on surveillance footage. The device failed and Ansberry was arrested in Chicago this past weekend. The device found in a backpack Oct. 11th and detonated in a parking lot.

The search for a small airplane reported missing in the Sierra Nevada mountains has been suspended. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s dept reports going back out today to continue looking for the Cessna plane after stormy weather stopped the search Sunday. The plane was headed back to the Sacramento area from Idaho and reported missing Saturday night. Searchers say it was last spotted in a rugged mountain range, southwest of Lake Tahoe during a major storm with wind, rain and snow.

A man in San Leandro’s been arrested for purposefully running over another man with a pickup truck. The suspect has not been id’d, but police in Oakland arrested the guy after another man was killed by the pickup behind a food supply warehouse. San Leandro Police say it looks like the driver might have been poking around to steal wood pellets. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A police spokesman says the victim might have been an employee of the warehouse, trying to stop the robbery.

Some Flu vaccination clinics have been lined up by the Lake County Public Health Division. It’s recommend that anyone 6 months or older get the flu vaccine and Lake County Public Health is offering them for $2. There’s a clinic set for Clearlake on Tuesday, October 25th from 10 am to noon at the Senior Community Center; in Middletown Thursday, October 27th from 10 am to noon at the Calpine Visitors Center and in Lakeport Tuesday, November 1st from 2 pm to 3:30 pm at the Public Health Division and Wednesday, November 2nd from 9 am to 11 am also at the Public Health Division. You can also get one from your own doctor or local pharmacy.


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