Clipped From The Daily Herald
a a a in in in it of it a of 3 Ex-Convicts Nabbed in Cop Killing NEVADA CITY, Calif. (UPI) —Three ex-convicts were in the Nevada County jail today charged with killing a highway patrolman and robbing a Sacramento Sacramento bank of $44,646. They were captured early Saturday, hours after Patrolman Patrolman Glenn W. Carlson, 33, the father of three children, was shot to death on U.S. 40 at Donner Lake. Roger M. Mealman, 29, who confessed to the shooting; Robert Robert L. Burns, 31, who said he helped Mealman rob a suburban branch of the Bank of America, and Clifford R. Toycen Jr., 29, who drove the getaway car, will be tried here for murder, Dist. Atty. Harold Berliner said. Carlson had stopped the car for speeding on U.S. 40 at the foot of Donner Summit about 9 p.m. Friday night, as the men fled from the bank robbery robbery in Sacramento about three hours before. He later checked the v e h i c 1 e's registration, learned that the car had been stolen, pursued them once more and was shot. Mealman and Burns were arrested arrested at Sacramento Airport when they stepped off a plane bartered in Reno. Police, again cting on tips, picked up Toy- en in a motel at Truckee, iree miles from the shooting cene. All three last resided at Dalas, Dalas, Ore., police said, although VIealman was a native of Vlarysville. They were working construction workers following following their recent releases from tie Oregon State Prison ' at Salem. Police said that the hree were also being ques- ioned about robberies in Bakersfield Bakersfield and Phoenix.