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Briefs: Heroin seized from home; 2 accused

Yuba City

A Yuba City man and a 16-year-old girl were arrested on Monday on suspicion of selling heroin. Yuba-Sutter NET-5 agents seized 99 grams of heroin and more than $41,000 cash at a home in the 1000 block of Clark Avenue, officials said.

Christian P. Martinez was booked into the Sutter County Jail for investigation of possession and possession for sale of heroin. The teenager was booked into Bi-County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of possession of heroin for sale, authorities said.

Two children, ages 4 and 1, were turned over to the Child Protective Service, NET-5 Cmdr. Martin Horan said.

Monday's arrest was the product of a two-month investigation, according to Horan.


3 jailed for drugs, guns and property

Three Linda residents were jailed on Monday after authorities found weapons, methamphetamine and stolen property in their home.

Thai Xiong, 30, was booked into the Yuba County Jail on multiple charges, including possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of stolen property, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

May Lee, 28, was booked on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property and conspiracy, Yuba County Sheriff Steve Durfor said in a statement.

Mark Hampton, 25, another man who happened to be at the home in the 10000 block of Jay Street when NET-5 agents arrived, was also arrested on suspicion of controlled substance possession.

Agents seized two handguns, including one with a 30-round high-capacity magazine, four grams of suspected meth, along with a television reported stolen out of Sutter County.


Man who fled train crash is arrested

A man who drove away in a mangled truck after his vehicle was struck by a train Monday night has been arrested.

Marysville police arrested Gerald Huebner just after midnight Tuesday in the 7600 block of Highway 70.

Huebner, 48, was booked into the Yuba County Jail on suspicion of hit and run, a misdemeanor, police said.

A black Toyota truck became stuck on the tracks on the Marysville levee after driving through Motor Park. The train struck the truck just seconds after Huebner dove out the passenger window, according to three witnesses.

Police said Huebner then got back into the badly damaged truck and drove off. The truck was found a few blocks away, but Huebner remained on the run for several hours.


Craft show for veterans

A craft show is set to benefit the Marysville Veterans Memorial Hall.

The fundraiser is from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the hall, 17th and B streets in Marysville, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 948 and the American Legion Post 42.

In addition to featuring craft vendors, the event includes food available for purchase

For more information, email or call Nena Walby at 821-0364.


Walk for Life set for Saturday

The annual Walk for Life, sponsored by A Woman's Friend Pregnancy Resource Clinic, is at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ellis Lake in Marysville.

The event begins at 12th and D streets.

All money raised at the walk goes to support free services offered by the Marysville clinic including pregnancy tests, counseling, a 24-hour hotline and limited medical care.

For more information, call 741-9136.

Yuba City

Kiwanis Lobster Feed on May 19

Tickets are available for the 18th Annual Lobster Feed, featuring 2-pound lobsters from Maine, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Yuba City.

The fundraiser on May 19 includes cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the band 10-8 starting at 9 p.m. at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave. in Yuba City.

Tickets are $50 per person for lobster; and $40 per person for barbecued steak.

For tickets, call Terri Boyer at 218-1043 or contact any Yuba City Kiwanis member.

The event is the club's major fundraiser, with money going to scholarships and community service projects.

Yuba City

Sister Swing performs May 12

"A Swingin' Salute to Our Vets," a USO-type show featuring Sister Swing, is set at 7 p.m. May 12 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City.

The event is also raising funds for the arts. Proceeds benefit Sutter Performing Arts Association and the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down organization.

Tickets are $20 each and are available at and at several businesses including Fotine's Cafe and Smokin' Joe's on Plumas Street in Yuba City and Elliot Photo on D Street in Marysville.

Sister Swing includes three women backed by a four-piece band with tunes of the Andrews Sisters, the Boswell Sisters and Glenn Miller.

Yuba City

Fair competiton meeting May 17

An informational meeting about the Yuba-Sutter Fair scholarship competition will be held at 6 p.m. May 17 at the fairgrounds' Flower House, 442 Franklin Ave., Yuba City.

Competition directors will answer questions about the event.

Application packets for Miss Yuba-Sutter, Miss Teen Yuba-Sutter and Mini-Miss Yuba-Sutter can be picked up during the meeting and at the fair office from 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Applications are due by May 31.

For more information, call the fair office at 674-1280.

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