All posts for the month June, 2012

Vallejo houses converted into marijuana grows pose new dangers

By Jessica A. York Times-Herald staff writer Originally published April 15, 2012 The call comes in — a Vallejo home is on fire. Firefighters rush to the scene, observe blacked-out windows and smoke pouring from the chimney. Inside, utter darkness, perhaps a bag of fertilizer by the door. Two recent residential fires that turned out […]

Vallejo man’s eyeball plucked out in altercation with roommate

By Jessica A. York A scuffle between two roommates ended with one less eyeball. Vallejo police arrested Tyrone Shelton at San Francisco General Hospital’s psychiatric ward on his 36th birthday Thursday afternoon, where he had been staying since his fight. Shelton was arrested on suspicion of aggravated mayhem, a felony, for allegedly plucking out the […]