BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent. According to a police statement, officers responded early Wednesday after someone reported being approached by a very drunk man who pulled out a handgun. The armed man directed the victim to follow him. The victim managed to run off and the armed suspect was found by police less than a mile away. Investigators later learned that Leconte is an agent with the United States Marshals Service.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Five people were rescued from a pleasure boat that took on water and lost power about 17 miles off the coast of San Diego. The Coast Guard says the 30-foot vessel, the PMS Escape II, sent out a distress call yesterday evening. The Coast Guard station in San Diego dispatched a helicopter, a cutter, and 45-foot response boat. Four adults and a 15-year-old boy were rescued. The stricken boat was towed back to San Diego on Saturday.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor struck 5 miles south of the city of Napa just before 2 a.m. Sunday. Thomas Brocher, director of USGS' Earthquake Science Center, says it wasn't the strongest aftershock to rumble the region since the main quake a week ago caused as much as $1 billion in damage and multiple injuries. A magnitude-3.9 aftershock centered 8 miles south of Napa hit early Tuesday morning.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says the 29-year-old defensive end was taken into custody early yesterday after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood. McDonald was jailed on felony domestic violence charges. Santa Clara County sheriff's Sgt. Kurt Stenderup says McDonald was released after posting bail.
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