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Ferret-droppings dispute ends with hospital visit

A 24-year-old Meyers man allegedly struck his roommate in the left ankle with an aluminum baseball bat after they got in an argument over ferret feces, an El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy said.

Sean Covas was arrested on an assault with a deadly weapon charge after he allegedly ripped a baseball bat out of his 18-year-old roommate’s grip and whacked him with it Sunday morning, the deputy said.

The 18-year-old was taken to Barton Memorial Hospital where he was treated for a lump the size of a baseball on his ankle.



The two got into an argument about cleanliness and pets when the 18-year-old stepped in ferret feces, the deputy said.

In other news:




A 22-year-old South Lake Tahoe man was arrested on drunken driving charges, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation after he was found speeding in his 1992 white Oldsmobile on Lake Tahoe Boulevard’s icy road Wednesday morning, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.

A 52-year-old South Lake Tahoe man was arrested on drunken driving charges after taillights on his van were not working Tuesday night, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.


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