Excerpt: Talk about your tough split.
A dispute over bowling etiquette at a suburban Sacramento lane led to one man losing a front tooth in a fight with a fellow bowler wielding a 16-pound ball.
"I've been in law enforcement for 20 years, and this is my first bowling ball attack," said Lt. Lon Milka, of the Rocklin Police Department.
The dispute began at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday at the Rocklin AMF Lanes.
According to authorities, Joseph Hinkle, 28, of Vacaville became engaged in a verbal confrontation with neighboring bowlers over their alleged lack of lane etiquette.
The informal rule is to hold back if your neighboring bowler is about to throw.
Authorities said Thursday that the Rocklin disagreement led to a melee involving up to six people. It ended with a Roseville man knocking out one of Hinkle's front teeth.
The suspect, identified as Ryan Scott David, 24, of Roseville was booked into the Placer County jail on Thursday, charged with assault with a...