A 16-year-old, female student at the Creekside continuation high school decided the bong in her backpack was more important than a police command, and ended up in juvenile hall.
The confrontation began when a police officer was summoned to the school after two girls who were supposed to be in home room, insisted on going outside to retrieve a backpack from someone’s car. When they did so, a school administrator immediately smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the pack. When he demanded the backpack, the 16-year-old refused, saying it was “Because I have something on me.”
The officer arrived, made the same request, and the girl again refused to surrender the backpack, defiantly stating, “Go ahead and arrest me. I have a hella-nice, expensive-assed bong my dad gave to me, and I don’t want you to take it from me.”
The officer persisted, took control of the prized pack and the girl lunged at him to take it back. The effort was, of course, futile, the officer removed a large glass bong from inside, and the cantankerous teen was charged with resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.
She was escorted to juvenile hall.
In other incidents recently reported to Valley law enforcement:
Friday, Jan. 31:
7:20 p.m. – ’Shrooms for sale. A deputy stopped a vehicle for traffic violations at Fryer Creek Drive and Leveroni Road, and during a subsequent search of the vehicle found a large quantity of psilocybin mushrooms, cash and a functioning scale. Jessy Zetino, 21, of Santa Rosa, was arrested on charges of felony possession of a controlled substance for sale and was transported to jail.
Saturday, Feb. 1:
9:49 a.m. – Camping. While on patrol, a deputy noticed a tent in the rear of a dilapidated residence in the 800 block of Laurel Avenue. The deputy contacted the tent’s occupants, a male and a female, and discovered both were on searchable probation. During a search, the deputy found some norco pills – a prescription drug containing hydrocodone – and a glass smoking pipe that contained methamphetamine. Jennifer Fanceschi, 45, of Boyes Hot Springs, was arrested on charges of felony possession of a controlled substance and a probation violation, and was transported to jail.
Monday, Feb. 3:
3:31 p.m. – Impound dude, where are my wheels? A resident in the 1000 block of Napa Road reported that on Sept. 1, 2013, her vehicle was impounded and towed after her son was caught driving without a license. The woman reported that, while the car was impounded, someone stole the wheels, tires and stereo. She put the value of the purloined parts at $6,000.
Tuesday, Feb. 4:
1:22 p.m. – Why we have a bomb squad. A resident in the 700 block of Cecilia Drive reported that, while cleaning out his garage, he came across some old blasting caps. The man told deputies that he moved the blasting caps to a safe location before calling the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s bomb squad responded to the residence and blew up the caps.