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Bell disrupts church service
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A woman who disrupted 911 with harassing calls decided to go to church Sunday morning, disrupting services and prompting her to be sent for a mental evaluation.The woman, Rose Marie Bell, 56, is charged with disorderly conduct for her actions Sunday morning, which left both 911 operators and attendees at Living Waters Church on edge.According to the arrest warrant against Bell charging her with the misdemeanor count, her issues began early Sunday morning when officers were repeatedly sent to her house to answer 911 calls made by her. Officers said a total of three calls were fielded by operators on both the emergency and non-emergency lines.“She was told repeatedly not to be making unnecessary calls or she would be arrested,” said McMinnville patrolman Brad Hall of the Sunday morning incidents.While the calls stopped, lawmen again crossed paths with Bell just after 10 a.m. when they were called to Living Waters Church at Plaza Shopping Center.“She was causing a disturbance at church,” officer Hall said, not revealing the exact nature of the disturbance but pointing out it was enough to prompt a call to police.Suspecting the subject might be having mental issues, the officer asked her if she wanted to seek treatment.“I asked her if she wanted to go to the hospital and she gave consent to go,” officer Hall recalled, noting she soon changed her mind. “Upon arrival at the hospital, the subject refused to be seen at the hospital and wanted to be taken back to church.”Hall noted the woman continued being uncooperative during booking.