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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 4, 2015 311 LAW AN. ORDER SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Information in the Sheriff's Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumes County Sheriff's Office. No individuals" names are reported. Those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. During the week of Tuesday, Feb. 17, to Monday, Feb. 23, there were 200 incidents handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in 16 arrests, 31 medical responses and seven fine responses. Following is a summary of the week's activity: BY THE NUMBERS 9 -- vehicle accidents 3 -- fallen trees ARRESTS Chester One arrested on charges of spouse abuse, child endangerment and violating probation. Delleker One arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Greenville One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance. One arrested on a charge of threatening bodily harm. Portola One arrested on a charge of indecent exposure. Quincy Five arrested on a charge of DUI. Three arrested on a charge of violating probation. One arrested on charges of burglary, child endangerment and violating probation. One arrested on a charge of battery. Vinton One arrested on DUI. a charge of MISCELLANEOUS Monday, Feb. 16 Locked out A caller in Greenville reported she accidentally locked her baby inside her car parked in the driveway. She said her insurance company didn't offer service in the area. She said she was going to contact a relative but asked for a deputy to help. The California Highway Patrol advised the woman was able Tuesday, Feb. 17 Tied up An on-call Mental Health worker received a call from a man in Quincy who said he had a woman tied up in a motel room and that he felt like harming her. Authorities were not able to trace the call. A check of area motels found no person registered under the name the caller gave. Squatters A caller on Lawrence Street in Quincy requested assistance in removing some squatters from a rental property. Unknown bruises A woman in Quincy said she was possibly the victim of a rape. She said she had no memory of such an event but that she woke up with severe bruises. A deputy was investigating. Missing mail A caller on North Valley Road in Greenville reported the theft of mail. Stalked A woman in East Quincy reported that she was being stalked by male whom she previously had a restraining order against. Wednesday, Feb. 18 Big rig accident A caller reported there was sand all over the road after a big rig was overturned on eastbound Highway 70 near Spring Garden. Bright light A caller in Quincy reported seeing a large bright object in the sky when looking toward the hospital and just to the left. The caller said the object was there the previous night as well. A deputy contacted the caller and advised that the object was a planet. Move along A caller in Clio reported that a transient was squatting in the woods, about 10 - 15 yards off of Highway 89 in the bushes. He said the squatter. had built a fire but he made him put it out. The caller asked for a deputy to respond because he believed the transient would start the fire again. A deputy contacted the man who agreed to move along. Thursday, Feb. 19 Unidentified cat sound A caller on Goodwin Avenue in Quincy reported hearing a bobcat or mountain lion in the culvert in his neighborhood near the wishing well. to get her child out of.the car. Scam calls A man in Portola said he Mountain lion was receiving scam calls from A caller on Virgllia Avenue someone saying they got his in Portola said she saw a number from USAJobs and mountain lion four days that he had won a grant. He earlier but has been hearing it said the caller was asking for every night, his banking information in order to deposit the grant Drunk and upset money. A caller reported a man was lying on Highway 70 at the Theft Paxton bridge. The caller said A woman on Main Street in he swerved to avoid the man Chester said someone stole a and asked him if he was OK. purse containing cash and The man on the road yelled credit cards out of her vehicle. "No!" The caller said he was Dead beaver concerned about the man's A caller at Feather River mental state. A second caller College reported there was a reported the man was now off dead beaver on the roadway at the bridge but was yelling that the entrance to the dorms. he was going to shoot someone. A deputy reported Friday, Feb. 20 the man was intoxicated and Suspicious solicitor was released to the custody of A woman on Melissa a friend for the night. Avenue in Chester said she was concerned about a man who came to her house the previous day trying to sell her some cleaning product. She said the person acted very suspicious and asked her if he could stay with her. The caller said she had seen a group of solicitors around town and heard that they were sleeping in the woods. She wanted to report that she felt very uncomfortable about the situation. Trailer stolen A caller near Lake Almanor reported the theft of a trailer from a church parking lot. Dog stolen A woman in Vinton reported the theft of her Great Pyrenees/Anatolian mix dog that was 9 months old. She said a vehicle pulled into her yard a few, days earlier and was driving slowly. She said she believed the person was casing her house. She said the suspect was driving an older white hatchback station wagon. Saturday, Feb. 21 Over the edge The CHP reported a vehicle was over the side of the road on Highway 70 east of the Evergreen Trailer Park. The driver climbed up to the roadway and was not injured. The driver soon became irate and started yelling. The man was found to have a bag of narcotics and was arrested on a charge of DUI. Danger to others A caller on Stover Road in Chester reported that her son's girlfriend had cut his arm several times and was causing a disturbance. Screaming and yelling could be heard before the caller hung up. Return calls to the residence were not answered. A deputy responded and a male was arrested on charges of spouse abuse, child endangerment and violating probation. Sunday, Feb. 22 Haadcuffed girl ............... A caller in Portota said a crying 12-year-old girl showed up at their house with her wrists handcuffed behind her back. The girl said that her mother had done it and that the cuffs were tight. The caller's husband was able to cut the cuffs apart but they were still on her wrists. The girl reportedly went back home with her younger brother. The caller tried to get the girl to stay, but she would not. A deputy was notified. Stolen quarters A caller on Pioneer Road in Quincy reported someone broke into the quarter machine in a laundry room. Indecent exposure A caller on Portola Avenue in Portola reported that his female roommate was acting strangely. He said she just walked out the front door completely naked and started walking down the alley. A deputy responded and the woman was arrested on a charge of indecent exposure. Monday, Feb. 23 Out of control A caller on Green Meadows Lane in Greenville said her son was acting crazy and breaking all of her furniture. She said he broke her cellphone and she was calling from a neighbor's home. A deputy responded. Lassen OHV grant proposal available The Lassen National Forest will once again have the opportunity to submit an application to obtain a grant from the California State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division for consideration for funding in support of the forest's ongoing off-highway vehicle program. The division is currently soliciting proposals for the 2015 grant cycle, and the Lassen National Forest is applying for a grant that would assist with OHV area patrols and law enforcement. Preliminary applications for 2015 projects will be made available for review and comment on the division's website at beginning March 3. A link will be available on the forest Public comments will be used website at, to finalize the proposal Public comments regarding application. Final applications the Lassen's proposed project are due to the division by May 4. may be submitted in writing to For more information, contact Chris Holland, 159 Lawrence Holland, law enforcement St., Quincy, CA 95971, or via captain, at 283-7769, or Troy email to chrisholland@ Kimberling, law enforcement by April 6. officer., at 836-7118. ........ t "'gCo erc,alWiring Generator Installs 616-0469 Rick Deacon, Owner CA Lic #978127 311 First Street Greenville Damage from the area's recent storm continues to be assessed on the Lassen National Forest. Photo courtesy Lassen National Forest |1 Natural resources staff from the Lassen National Forest continue to evaluate the extent of damage caused throughout the forest by a major wind event earlier this month. Moderate to severe blowdown of trees is being discovered across the forest, with many roads blocked and impassable. The forest reported that crews are systematically working to clear away trees and debris and reopen roads, beginning with highways and main thoroughfares. Forest visitors are reminded that they are not permitted to cut or remove trees to open roads. Additionally, wheeled OHV enforcement grant comments sought by April The Plumas National Forest is developing a draft California off-highway vehicle grant application for winter and summer law enforcement. The application will be available for public review and comment through April 6 at Applications will then be finalized and are due to the state May 4. For more information or to submit written comments directly, contact Chris Holland, law enforcement officer, c/o Plumas National Forest, 159 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971 or 283-7769 by Close of business April 6 to ensure comments are included in the grant application. assess motorized vehicles may not be used off-road, except to retrieve firewood. Vehicles may not be used to scout for firewood. Woodcutters should keep in mind that trees marked with paint or within areas where "Cutting Prohibited,"" No Woodcutting" or similar signs are posted are also unavailable for cutting at this time. In accordance with fuelwood cutting requirements, temporary cutting restrictions could be put in place at locations throughout the forest. Violations of these requirements could result in a citation and/or fine. Some administrative sites, such as buildings and campgrounds, were also impacted by the storm, and the forest is making removal of standing hazards and downed trees from these areas another priority. Forest officials would also like to stress the need to use adequate safety precautions while in the forest. In addition to numerous wmdthrown trees on the gr. ound, there are many hazardous standing trees that were weakened, or "root sprung," by the strong amage winds. Visitors should remain alert for these. Forest visitors should also be aware that some roads are off-limits to wheeled vehicles from Dec. 26, 2014, through March 31. These seasonally restricted routes are identified on the motor vehicle use maps, available at forest offices and on its website at The forest said these annual winter season restrictions allow for both visitor safety and natural resource protection. Woodcutters are reminded that the Eagle Lake Ranger District's Zone V is currently closed to fuelwood cutting. As a result of the blowdown, special opportunities will be available to both personal and commercial fuelwood cutters in the near future. These opportunities will be publicized as they become available. For specific information regarding conditions and woodcutting, contact the appropriate district office: Almanor Ranger District, 258-2141. Eagle Lake Ranger District, 257-4188. 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