Friday, February 20, 2015

Husband arrested after 40 years

   Nearly 40 years after Marvin Owens reported his wife Deborah missing in Butte County,  authorities have issued an arrest warrant for him where he is currently living, in Nebraska.

   No one in the family, including her now grown children ever heard anything and Butte County Sheriff's deputies allege that he killed her and disposed of the body.

Your animals eat baby chicks?

   Did you know that hundreds of millions of male baby chicks are considered worthless by breeders and are killed and turned into animal feed, possibly for your cats and dogs. And that's just here in the US.

   To the breeders, looking for egg layers, the males have no use and only a few are needed for the  hens to lay eggs.  Sad, but true!

Major injuries in Hwy 88 crash

   February 20, 2015 at 12:10 PM:  A collision that may have been head-on or a T-bone has caused major injuries on Hwy 88 in Pine Grove.

   CHP and an ambulance are at the scene of the crash. Avoid the area if possible.

Cop kicked off force -- for biting!!

"It's just not fair! All cops
love donuts!!"
   In Miami, we hear that a K-9 cop bit a donut shop owner, and then bit another cop.

   He is being kicked off the police force. Maybe they wouldn't give him a donut!

Big Rig vs Saturn on Hwy 99

   UPDATE:  Fortunately injuries in that crash were listed as minor.

Car off the road and through a fence

   February 20, 2015 at 9:10 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a vehicle collision at Tiffeni Drive and Michelle in Twain Harte where a car ran off the road and through a fence.

   An ambulance is responding and a tow truck dispatched to pull the vehicle 80 to 100' back onto the roadway.

California has so many beautiful birds

Whether at the ocean or inland, we have many
spectacular flying friends!

Arrest for Child Cruelty in San Andreas

   On February 19, 2015 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Robert Melvin Young, III at Gold Strike Mobile Home Park in San Andreas for alleged Willful Cruelty to a Child and Evasion of Police, both felonies and Reckless Driving on a Highway and Driving without a License, both misdemeanors.

    Young was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Pedestrian hit on Hwy 108

   February 20, 2015 at 8:55 AM:  A juvenile pedestrian has been reportedly hit by a vehicle on Hwy 108 near Obyrnes Ferry Road in Jamestown.

   Emergency personnel, including CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

Burglary Arrest in Mountain Ranch

  On February 19, 2015 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Shawn Calvin Hess (26) of Burson on Wendell Drive in Mountain Ranch for alleged First Degree Burglary, a felony and Possession of Controlled Substance, Controlled Substance Paraphernalia and being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, misdemeanors.

   Hess was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Garth Brooks adds 2 more shows in Sacramento

   After nearly 17 years of absence, Garth Brooks is returning to the Sacramento area. He will appear at Sleep Train Arena.

   Tickets are around $75 each and he has added 2 more shows, March 31 and April 1, 2015 to the venue, due to demand.

California Board of Forestry- Public State Responsibility Area meetings

   According to Daniel Berlant of CalFire, meetings will be held to hear the public on the State Responsibility Areas set up by the California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.  Who are