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4B Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter LAW, from page 3B Tree and Power: In Meadow Valley, a caller reported a transformer was on fire. Meadow Valley Fire was paged and responded. Fire advised they were going to return to quartei's. PG&E had been notified and the pole wasn't on fire but a tree was lying on the lines. Tree: In Indian Falls, a deputy assisted CHP with a tree across the road. Tree: In Chester, a caller re- ported a tree across the road on Marie Drive. SIFC, county roads and an officer were advised. ...and Some Propane Just for Kicks: In Hamilton Branch, a tree was reportedly in the road and took out the power- lines. CHP was calling the power company and was re- questing county roads re- move the tree. Information was given to SIFC. The re- porting party called back and said there were actually two trees and one was on a propane tank. Trees: In Chester, two trees were reportedly down, but traffic was still moving. Infor- mation was given to SIFC. Power: In Canyon Dam, a deputy reported a primary powerline was down across the highway. CHP and PG&E were advised. A deputy ad- vised Caltrans was on scene and diverting traffic. Power and Trees: In Hamilton Branch, a caller reported two trees were down and one was across powerlines. Informa- tion was given to SIFC and Hamilton Branch Fire. In Case Your Drive is Getting a Bit Dull...: In Greenville, a caller reported a railroad' crossing was malfunctioning. Information was given to CHP. Technical support was en route from Klamath Falls and information was given.to an officer. Tree Power: In Meadow Val- ley: a caller reported a tree across the road and a downed powerline. The caller said a main powerline was hanging about eight feet off the ground. The road department advised PG&E. Cold: In Greenville, a caller reported she had no power and was freezing in her house that only had electr~ heat. She was requesting to be tak- en to a warming center. A rep- resentative from the county said he would give the SO a cail when the heating center was all set up. Power and Tree:In Hamilton Branch, a caller reported a tree fell into the powerlines. The call was transferred to SIFC. Big Tree: In Chester, a caller reported a tree down in the roadway. The .road depart- ment attempted to move it but couldn't. Information was giv- en to the CHP. Stuck: In Lake Almanor, a caller reported LACC Mainte- nance plowed a huge berm in front of her driveway and she couldn't get out. She said she needed her oxygen machine, which was in Susanville. The caller requested dispatch at- tempt to contact LACC Secu- rity and SIFC. Power: On the West Shore of Lake Almanor, SIFC reported hearing powerlines were in the roadway and barricades were needed. Information was given to county roads. So Throwing a Touchdown Pass for God is OK, but Not This? In Quincy; a caller re- ported vehicles doing donuts in a church parking lot. The call was transferred to the CHP. Cruelty: In Portola, a caller Toyota pickup. CHP deter- mined the tires broke traction with the roadway and the ve- hicle began to rotate in a clockwise direction. Mathiasen steered her vehi- cle to the left to regain control and the vehicle then swerved reported treating a cat that, abruptly to the left. Mathiasen was the victim of animal then allegedly steered to the cruelty, right to regain control and the vehicle swerved abruptly to Priorities: In Greenville, a the right. Mathiasen made a caller reported his neigh- second steering movement to bors were being 10ud and the left that caused the vehicle disrupting his sleep. He added his wife was almost out of oxygen. CliP REPORT Lost traction, Dec. 30 Irene Little, 32, of Graea- gle was eastbound on SR-70 just east of the Spring Gar- den overhead in a 2004 Toy- ota at approximately 55 mph. Little was driving on an icy wet roadway and felt the rear of her vehicle lose traction and lost control of the vehicle, crossing the double yellow lines and the westbound lane. The front left of the vehicle then col- lided into the guardrail on the north shoulder. Little,sustained minor in- juries. Property damage, Jan. 12 CHP reported Harold Scher- to swerve abruptly to the left and into a sideways skid. The vehicle skidded across the eastbound lane, the south paved shoulder, the south dirt shoulder and into the south dirt embankment. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its top. No injuries were reported. Unknown injury, Jan. 17 Michael Glennon, 45, of Calpine was traveling south- bound on SR-89, 1 mile south of Calpine, in a 2005 Dodge Ram. CHP determined Glennon was traveling at a high rate of speed as he was trying to catch up to his girlfriend. As Glennon approached a sharp right curve, he began to brake hard, causing the truck to swerve back and forth. Glennon lost control of the ve- hicle, which skidded side- ways, rotating in a clockwise merhorn, 76, of Sierraville direction, until it went off the was backing up slowly to let another vehicle get by his 2000 Dodge Dakota in the parking lot of the Round-Up Caf6 in Sierraville. Schermer- horn failed to notice the metal right side of the road and rolled over. Glennon left the scene to seek medical attention for undisclosed injuries. utility box behind him. The Falling Rocks, Jan. 18 right rear corner of the bumper struck the utility box, denting the box. Lost traction, Jan. 14 Anna Mathiasen, 19, of Reno was westbound on SR- 70, near Scott Road, at approx- imately 60 mph in a 2000 Lynn Ready, 32, of Oakland was traveling westbound on SR-70, just east of the Ele- phant Butte tunnel,,in a 2003 Honda Civic at approximately 40 miles an hour. Ready was driving within her lane of travel when she noticed rocks falling on the ENDEAVOR HOMES 1-800-482-8453 P.O. Box 1947 Oroville. 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U. #405176 south hillside of SR-70 and made a hard braking applica- tion but could not avoid the rocks. The rocks collided into the front of the bumper and driver's side of the vehicle and pushed the vehicle off the roadway onto the north shoul- der. The vehicle sustained moderate damage to. the front bumper, wheels, driver's side door and left rear quarter panel. No injuries were rePorted. Snow-covered road, Jan. 18 Brandon Hudson, 18, of Sierraville was westbound on SR-49, west of County Road A23, in a 1996 Jeep Cherokee with two passengers at ap- proximately 40 mph. CHP reported Hudson was driving at an alleged unsafe speed for road conditions. Af- ter partially negotiating a right curve in the roadway, he could not maintain control of his vehicle and slid across the road in a southwesterly direction, crossing the east- bound lane before veering off the south side of the road. The vehicle gtuck a large tree and came to rest on its wheels with its front end crushed against the tree. Hudson and his passenger Robert Goethe, 64, of Sierrav- ille, sustained minor injuries and were transported to Eastern Plumas District Hos- pital. A minor passenger sus- tained multiple fractures and was transported to Renown Medical Center. Head-on collision; Jan. 20 Craig Caddy, 39, of Reno, Nev., was southbound on SR- 49 approximately one-and-a- half miles north of Yuba Pass, in a 2007 Ford F350, traveling at an allegedly unsafe speed for the heavy snow conditions. Caddy lost control of his ve- hicle and hit Donald Lind, 69, of Turlock head on. Lind was northbound on SR-49 in a 1991 Ford Explorer. No injuries were reported. Yuba PassHead-on, Jan. 20 Leonard Wood Jr., 67, of Downieville, was south- bound on SR-49, three miles south of Yuba Pass, in a 1995 Nissan pickup, traveling at an allegedly unsafe speed for the heavy snow conditions. Wood lost control of his ve- hicle and hit Van Maddox, 48, of Loyalton, head on. Maddox was northbound on SR-49 in a 2009 Honda Fit. No injuries were reported. Passing Collision, Jan. 21 Bradley Cheeseman, 24, of Reno was driving westbound on SR-70, approximately 2 miles west of SR-49, in a 2003 Ford pickup at approximately 50 mph. Will Dakan, 34, of Austin, Texas, was also driving west- bound on SR-70 in a 2009 Ford Explorer at approximately 50 mph, with passenger Joshua Holley, 23, also of Texas. Dakan was immediately in front of Cheeseman. CHP determined Cheese- man attempted to pass Dakan and as Cheeseman made a left-hand turning moverhent, the rear tires of his vehicle al- legedly broke traction with the icy roadway. Cheeseman's vehicle started to skid in a counterclockwise direction and the right rear bumper struck the left driver's door on Dakan's vehicle. Cheeseman's vehicle con- tinued to skid and rotate off the south roadway edge into the drainage ditch as Dakan steered his vehicle to the ' north portion of the roadway and came to a stop. No injuries were reported. Unsafe speed, Jan. 21 Clyde Steed, 22, of Hildale, Utah was driving a 2007 Freightliner tractor west- bound on SR-70, east of Span- ish Creek bridge, at approxi- mately 25 mph an alleged un- safe speed for the conditions. According to CHP, condi- tions consisted of a snow-cov- ered roadway during moder- ate snowfall. Steed allegedly observed traffic stopped ahead of his vehicle and applied the brakes. The vehicle skidded out of control across the west- bound and eastbound lanes before striking thedirt and rock embankment and com- ing to rest blocking the east- bound lane ....... There were no injuries.-~ 25 years experience with Social Security DISABILITY If you're totally disabled and expect to be out of work 12 months or more, you may merit Social Security Disability evefi if you've been previously denied, Any reason may qualify: accident, job injury. Laws are being tightened. Qualified representation is critical. 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