Crime Reports: Intruders attack man during home invasion
A 79-year-old man was seriously injured when he was beat-up during a home invasion robbery on Saturday, the Tehama County Sheriff's Department reported.
George Flournoy suffered broken ribs, a broken nose and severe bruising and cuts when two men entered his hom on the 16000 block Paskenta Road around 2 a.m. They duct-taped him to a chair and beat him, the Sheriff's Department reported.
The two men stole firearms and money and left Flournoy tied to the chair, reports state.
Suspect fights deputy
A man Tehama County sheriff's deputies believed to be wanted on warrants, reportedly lied about who he was and was later reported to be found with a syringe while being booked into Tehama County Jail.
Brandon Bear Allen, 21 of Red Bluff, was contacted about 11 p.m. on Monday while walking in the area of Sale Lane and Bell Mill Road in Red Bluff.
When the deputy tried to handcuff him, Allen reportedly resisted and tried to strike the deputy in the face with a closed fist, the Sheriff's Department reported.
While in the pre-booking area of the jail facility a syringe was located, the Sheriff's Department reported.
Allen was booked on suspicion of resisting an executive order, false impersonation, bringing contraband into the jail and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $48,000.00.
Corning man arrested
A Corning man told not to leave when contacted by Tehama County sheriff's deputies late Saturday night, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and for resisting arrest after he reportedly tried to walk away and struggled with officers.
Rafael Bustamante, 44, was walking on Hillcrest Drive in Corning was stopped by deputies, who believed he was under the influence of a controlled substance.
Deputies advised Bustamante that he was not free to leave, at which time he attempted to walk away.
Bustamante physically resisted being detained and was subsequently arrested after a brief struggle, the Sheriff's Deaprtment reported.
Deputies reported finding methamphetamine and a pipe in his pants pocket.
Bustamante was booked into the Tehama County Jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a peace officer and public intoxication. Bail was set at $21,500.