charges mean unhappy days for actress - the best car alarm
Who among us, woke up in the middle of the night by the neighbor's harsh car alarm, did not lie there hoping someone would blow this poor thing to pieces?
But who in the middle of us really took a shotgun and went outside and silently rang the noisy alarm?
Authorities have charged the former "Happy Day" star with three felony gun crimes after her shooting outside her home in North Hollywood.
The 56-year-old Kelly will be arraigned in the Van Nuys High Court on Monday on charges that she fired at the car of two neighbors and then shot at one of their families, allegedly by one
Her most famous character is Pinky Tuscadero, the motorcycle girlfriend of the 1973 Middle School-
Kelly has been in prison since the November to replace the $305,000 bail.
The 29 incident took place on 5600 block of Lemp Avenue.
Witnesses said Kelly shot from his hip as he injected lead into Acura owned by neighbor Maximino Morales and Mercury yellow jade owned by another neighbor Phil Soinski.
Then, it is said that she went to Soinski's home and used 12-
Winchester's shotgun shot at his living room.
Three people live in one
The four-story apartment building on a street with a famous neighborhood watch sign is only half a block from North Hollywood police station.
In a review published by a national tabloid, Kelly explained that after the car alarm continued to sound and kept her awake, she "suddenly" crashed.
She said she tried to catch up with her sleep the night before because the alarm clock rang again and she woke up from her sleep.
"I walked out of the House, aimed at the car with a shotgun, and started shooting from the hips, as if there was no tomorrow," the National Inquirer quoted Kelly as saying.
Kelly said she suffered chronic pain from knee injuries in early 1980 and subsequent eight surgeries.
"I never thought about being Anne Oakley, shooting in town ---
"I just want to get rid of the constant pain," she said . ".
Career Advisor Soinski said he returned from his Thanksgiving trip and found his property shot dead.
"I heard someone was chasing the car with a sledgehammer, but there was no gun," Soinski said . "-
He refused to discuss the case when the case was pending, saying it was a warning by morals that angered Kelly.
But leather wholesaler Morales denied that his car alarm was faulty. Morales--
He says tabloid TV shows have paid him up to $3,000 to tell some of his stories ---
Before the shooting began, he and his wife left the apartment for breakfast.
In Kelly's testimony on January
At the preliminary hearing, Morales talked about how he looked back and saw Kelly standing next to his car with a shotgun.
"She fired a shot at the driver's side of the window.
Then she fired two shots. "Morales testified.
"She shot again between the two cars.
She hit the dashboard, mirror and airbag on the passenger side.
He then ran to the nearby police station for help, Morales said.
He said his car had lost a total of $3,321.
Neighbor Hamlet petrophase testified at the preliminary hearing that the gunfire woke him up in time to see Kelly break the window of southkey and shoot inside. Kelly's court-
The appointed lawyer did not respond to calls seeking comment this week.
But prosecutors say the shooting charges against cars and families are considered extremely serious.
Deputy district, the high bail of Kelly in the Twin Towers prison is typical of such cases. Atty. John K.
Spillane said Kelly will make her request in a Monday's review, and the issue of bail will be discussed at that time.
If Kelly is convicted, he says, he could be sentenced to six years in state prison. -
Although she can also get a probation for serving her sentence in a county prison, if it is found that her mental condition, etc. , has resulted in a shooting incident.
That could be a factor, Soinski believes.
"You're not dealing with a rational person," he said of his neighbor . ".