MOM SUES SAN JOAQUIN SHERIFF OVER MINGLED REMAINS: STOCKTON, . (AP) — The mother and sisters of a girl whom authorities think was killed more than 27 years ago by California's notorious "Speed Freak Killers" are suing San Joaquin County officials over the handling of the 16-year-old's exhumed remains.
Joan Shelley and her two surviving daughters filed a federal lawsuit in Sacramento on Monday alleging that the backhoe employed by Sheriff Steve Moore caused JoAnn Hobson's bones to be chopped up and co-mingled with those of other victims whose remains were recovered in Linden last year.
The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for negligence and emotional distress.
Deputy Les Garcia says the department has not been served with the suit and could not comment on it.
The sheriff has since asked the FBI to handle the search for additional victims.
TYRST IN CAR GETS TWO CITED: SONORA - Sonora Police cited two people for having sex in a car, in plain sight of others, Tuesday afternoon after ordering chicken from a BBQ restaurant.
Officers cited 72-year-old Linda Titus and 62-year-old Garry Wells for indecent exposure before releasing them.
An employee of Doc’s Texas BBQ & Burgers said that Titus and Wells showed up in separate cars. They ordered chicken and then got busy in a car in the parking lot, in full view of Doc’s customers walking by.
Around noon Wednesday, CHP stopped a car of someone they recognized as having a warrant out.
After they pulled him over along Pershing Avenue near I-5, he ran off across the highway and down an embankment to an ARCO station.
The man then tried to steal a SUV at the gas station. Stockton Police officers shot at the man, hitting him.
The man was conscious when he was taken to the hospital, no word on his condition at this time.
Officers say the man had a felony no bail warrant for possession and being combative for officers during previous incidents.
9-YEAR-OLD STRUCK BY CAR IN STOCKTON: STOCKTON - A 9-year-old boy was flown to a Sacramento hospital after being hit by a car while crossing the street.
The boy was reportedly not in a crosswalk along California Street in Stockton when the car hit him around 9 Wednesday morning.
The driver stopped and talked with investigators.