- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 3, 2015

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A man who caused the evacuation of a government meeting in Reno by pretending to drink weed killer while protesting the city’s use of pesticides has been sentenced to a month in jail.

Ross Tisevich of Fallon pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing a meeting after drinking a green liquid from a plastic Roundup bottle during a September meeting in the Washoe County Commission chambers.

County and city officials were placed under quarantine for several hours before a Hazmat team cleared the area.

Tisevich spent 11 days in jail following his arrest Sept. 21. Justice of the Peace Scott Pearson sentenced him Tuesday to six months in jail, but suspended all but 30 days. He also ordered him to undergo a mental health evaluation, pay $250 restitution and perform 120 hours community service.



Click to Read More

Click to Hide