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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 3B SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Information in the SherifFs Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County SherifFs Offive. No individuals' names are reported. Those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. During the week of Tuesday, Jan. 27, to Monday, Feb. 2, there were 146 incidents handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in seven arrests, 33 medical responses and two responses for fire. Following is a summary of the week's activity: BY THE NUMBERS 8 probation checks 6 reports of problems with aggressive dogs 3 reports of boulders in the roadway 2 vehicle accidents ARRESTS Chester One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. Chilcoot One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. Greenville One arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Portola One arrested on a charge of DUI. Quincy One arrested on a charge of battery. One arrested on a charge of petty theft. One arrested on a charge of violating probation. MISCELLANEOUS Sunday, Jan. 25 A place to hide A caller at Bailey Creek at the end of Marina Drive at Lake Almanor said a man down at the end of Marina Drive was building a wall out of rocks and other debris on a dirt path. The man claimed he was trying to hide from helicopters that were overhead. A deputy responded but the man was gone. More scam calls A caller on in Quincy reported receiving two scam calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS/ Monday, Jan. 26 Problem neighbor A man on Mill Creek Road in Quincy said his neighbor was outside throwing things at his house. Tuesday, Jan. 27 Escape A woman said she was attempting to leave Feather River College when a male that she knew stood in the doorway and wouldn't let her leave. She said she was able to get past the man and make it to her car. But when she got behind the wheel, the male reportedly grabbed her mirror. She said he fell to the ground when he drove away. She said the male then sent her a text message saying that he thought he broke his arm. Shots fired A caller near Seneca Healthcare District in Chester reported hearing eight - 10 gunshots about 9:44 p.m. A minute later, the caller reported hearing another shot and reported seeing someone with a flashlight outside of the clinic. Several callers reported the incident. Deputies checked the area but were not able to locate anyone. Wednesday, Jan. 28 Dropped call Dispatchers received a 911 call and could hear a "loud high-pitched screech" on the line. The line was then disconnected. When a dispatcher returned the call, the man who answered said that he had dropped his phone into his "puppy pen." He said everything was fine. Thursday, Jan. 29 Work call A woman in Portola said a car had been hanging around in front of her residence off and on for the past three days. She said the people in the car were staring at her. A deputy contacted the driver who said he parked there to use his cellphone for work-related calls. Husband's fault A woman on Redberg Avenue in Quincy said her car had been vandalized. She called back 10 minutes later to say she was mistaken and that there was no vandalism. She said her husband caused the damage. Trespass warning A caller on Circle Drive in Quincy said a man was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot at Mountain Manor. The caller said the man no longer lived there but had been sitting there for more than two hours, just staring out the window. A deputy contacted the man and gave him a trespass warning. Alarmed A caller on East Sierra Avenue in Portola said someone had been continually tampering with his vehicle at night. He said his car alarm went off about 2 a.m. Suspicious activity A man in Wilcox Valley near Taylorsville said he had seen several suspicious vehicles in the area near his cabin. He said it looked like they were casing the area. He described two of the vehicles as a whit Jeep and a white Toyota. He said he drove by the vehicles and the men behind the wheel ,seemed very nervous," A deputy agreed to conduct extra patrols in the area. Friday, Jan. 30 Engaged or confused? A man reported that every time he calls his fianc6e in Blairsden, the woman's mother (who lives there) can be heard yelling in the background and tries to hang up the phone. The caller said his fianc6e sounds fine, but he said it would make him feel better if a deputy would check the residence to be sure. A deputy stopped to check the residence. The woman said she was not the man's fianc6e ... and she said she was fine. Petty theft A woman on Sierra Way in Quincy said her son stole $50 from her purse. A deputy responded and the son was booked on a charge of petty theft andturned over to the probation department. Fire A caller reported a brush fire on the power line road near C. Roy Carmichael Elementary School in Portola. Portola and Eastern Plumas fire responded. The U.S. Forest Service was also on the scene. The small fire was extinguished. Speeding delivery A caller in Quincy reported a UPS truck was speeding through town past the high school while kids were in the area. Assault A woman on Mill Creek Road in Quincy said a neighbor man assaulted her boyfriend when they pulled into their home. She said the neighbor came out of his house, hit her boyfriend in the face and accused him of stealing something. The woman said she wanted to take her boyfriend to the hospital but she was afraid to walk to her car. She said her boyfriend was experiencing memory loss. The California Highway Patrol agreed to send an officer to escort the two to their car. Quincy fire and a Plumas District Hospital ambulance we:e paged. A deputy also responded to the scene and arrested the neighbor on a charge of battery. Saturday, Jan. 31 Assault A caller on Gill Ranch Road in Cromberg said he was assaulted by a man and wife who hit him with sticks. The caller said the couple tried to hit his son as well. Dead horse A caller reported finding a dead horse in Lights Creek near Taylorsville. The horse's owner was notified and pulled the animal from the creek. Sunday, Feb. 1 Burglary A business on Lawrence Street in Quincy reported a burglary had taken place. The call was made at 6:25 a.m. Disturbance A caller in Greenville reported hearing screaming, yelling and glass breaking in the alley behind the caller's house. Monday, Feb. 2 DUI A caller at Delleker Road and Escondido Way in Portola reported seeing a driver in a truck who was possibly intoxicated. The call was transferred to the CHP. The officer spotted the truck and the driver was arrested on a charge of DUI. CliP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area California High way Pa trol as a tentative summarypending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Delleker Drive, south of gscondido Way, Feb. 2 Jose Alcarazgonzalez, 23, of Portola, was driving his 2003 Ford F250 southbound on Delleker Drive approaching Highway 70 at a stated speed of 25 mph. At about 12:30 a.m. the driver, due to his alleged intoxication, allowed his vehicle to leave the roadway. The truck traveled onto the west shoulder and struck a large rock. The Ford continued southbound on the west shoulder where it then struck a skid steer loader owned by Feather River Rental. The driver tried to back up and leave the scene but was unable to do so because the steering of the F250 had been disabled. He made a phone call to his parents for help. A witness nearby heard the collision and called 911. Alcarazgonzalez was not injured during the collision. He was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Bucks Lake Road, Feb. 2 At about 2:45 p.m., Dale Duane Hays, 83, of Meadow Valley, was driving his 1996 Ford Taurus westbound on Bucks Lake Road, west of Spanish View Drive. His stated speed was approximately 30 mph. It is suspected that Hays fell asleep behind the wheel and allowed his vehicle to turn unsafely to the right, off of the north edge of the road. Hays reported awakening as the Taurus wen t into a ditch and its right side collided with some brush. Immediately after that the driver saw a pine tree ahead and turned the Ford tothe right in an attempt to avoid a collision but it was too late. The left front of the vehicle hit the tree. Afterward, Hays drove his vehicle around to the north side of the residence at 7043 Bucks Lake Road and subsequently became stuck in a ditch on the west side of the residence. Hays exited the vehicle and awaited You are beginning to realize that you are living in an intolerable, bordering on violent situation, but don't know which way to turn. 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