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A woman from Fort Bragg has been arrested after a call to deputies for a domestic violence incident. The Sheriff’s office reports Doris Camp was picked up in front of her house after being found hysterical and belligerent. They say they calmed her down after she got into an argument with her partner about their relationship. Deputies say Camp’s behavior got worse when they spoke to her partner. They say she wouldn’t follow their instructions and she hit a Deputy in the face. She’s charged with battery on peace officer and resisting peace officer and was being held after her February 6th arrest on $15,000 bail.

A man in Willits has been arrested after reports he tried breaking into a home. Deputies say they got a call to the house and saw a dark blue Ford F250 blocking the driveway. Inside the truck was an AR-15 assault weapon. They went into the home and Joshua Smith told them while in the area, he was being chased by unknown people. Deputies said there was someone walking on the roof of a home, then found a ladder and ordered someone off the roof. That person, again, was Smith. He was found to be high on something and arrested. He also had the keys to that truck on him, so he’s charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance while in possession of an assault weapon and felony possession of an assault weapon and held on $15,000.00 bail.

A man in Fort Bragg’s been arrested after a domestic incident. Cops called to a home by a woman saying there was an unwanted man at the home. The two were actually married, but not living together. Deputies say James Bray went to the home drunk and assaulted the woman when she told him to leave. They say the woman had a minor visible injury consistent with the assault. And Bray had an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrant for violation of probation, plus he was on active summary probation with a term that he must obey all laws. He was arrested for felony domestic violence battery and violation of probation and the misdemeanor arrest warrant and held on $35,000.00 bail.

State Senator Bill Dodd drafting legislation regarding abandonment and the elderly. The bill after what happened during the October 2017 wildfires in Santa Rosa at two senior homes where residents were basically left to die. So “abandonment” would be added to California’s civil elder abuse laws for anyone who hurts or allows harm on elderly dependents. Dodd referring to conduct at Oakmont of Villa Capri and Varenna care homes in Fountaingrove after state investigators found staffers there had left as many as 100 elderly residents there as the Tubbs fire burned closeby. Dodd says the state needs to do more to make sure California’s elderly residents are safe.

A young child found running across Main St. in Lakeport and a man’s arrested for it. Cops say 34 year old Fabian MorenoAmezcua was arrested after the toddler was reported alone running into a home. Police went to the home and found a woman had dropped the three year old off with the child’s father. MorenoAmezcua apparently left the home and the toddler was there alone. They found the man hiding behind a door in a bedroom high on what they thought was meth, so they arrested him. They also found a bunch of weed and paraphernalia where the toddler could get it. The child was also removed from the home and Child Protective Services will get the case for review.

Lake County slammed by last week’s “atmospheric river” with nine inches recorded in some areas. The National Weather Service reported Lake County got six to nine inches of rain in Cobb and other southern sections of the county. In the north, they got closer to five inches. Rain continued thru Saturday, but we don’t have those totals quite yet. Forecasters say it should stay dry thru mid week and another storm could be headed here by the weekend. There was no emergency action taken in Lake County though as there was no flooding hazard. There were however, closed highways, rural roads and city streets. There were some areas of severe flooding, but no official declarations.

A man accused of setting the Clayton Fire is still sitting in jail. There’s been numerous delays in the case of alleged arsonist Damin Pashilk. The current delay is discovery of about 100 pages has yet to reach his lawyer. Pashilk has had a change of lawyer, and the judge in the case was replaced after he announced his plans to retire. Pashilk is accused of several crimes besides arson. The Clayton Fire burned in August of 2016 and burned nearly 4,000 acres and destroyed 300 structures, including 180 homes. He’s pleaded not guilty. But his car was seen on video in the area of the start of other fires.

The new Fire Chief is being sworn in this week at a joint meeting of the Ukiah City Council and the Ukiah Valley Fire District board of directors. Doug Hutchison had been the chief of the Lakeport Fire Protection District and was hired for the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority last month. He told the Daily Journal he was excited about the new position. His wife is also a former firefighter. The swearing in is this Wednesday at 5 PM in the Ukiah City Council Chambers.

Redwood Community Services is reaching out to the community for help finishing its homeless services center on South State Street. They say after doing some work on the plans, it’s turned into a community center too and they need more money to finish it up. The city’s getting cash from the state’s Homeless Emergency Action Aid Program for construction costs. The center is being described now as a year-round community day resource center for those experiencing homelessness and those whose housing is in jeopardy. There will be restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, a resource room, and non-commercial food preparation area, community garden, pet area, conference room and office space.

A young man in St. Louis has been arrested after he went into a brewery that was closed. 19 year old Bud Weisser was arrested for entering, what could be considered his namesake, the Budweiser Brewery. Cops say Weisser went into a secured area and was told to leave, but he wouldn’t so they arrested him for trespassing and resisting arrest. He was previously arrested for doing the same thing at a gas station, but he escaped out a broken window and was traced with blood DNA found at the scene.

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