Woman Brandishing Firearm on Highway 20 Arrested

A Placerville Woman was arrested on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at approximately 1:36 PM by the California Highway Patrol after allegedly brandishing a firearm at another motorist traveling, eastbound on Highway 20 near Walnut Drive, in Williams.

According the California Highway Patrol, officers were dispatched after a receiving a report of a female passenger in a Ford Expedition brandishing a firearm at another motorist.

California Highway Patrol Officers and a Williams Police Officer observed the Expedition on Highway 20 and made a high-risk stop near the Southbound Interstate 5 on-ramp.

A 17-year-old driver and her 49-year-old passenger were both detained without incident.

Officers located a loaded revolver inside a fanny pack that was on the front passenger floorboard.

The juvenile was questioned at the scene and released.

49-year-old Colleen Brusseau was questioned and taken into custody. Brusseau was arrested for exhibiting a firearm in a motor vehicle, carrying a concealed weapon on her person in a vehicle and carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle without being the registered owner. She was booked into the Colusa County Jail, and bail was set at $15,000.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.