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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3B LAW ORDER SHEmFF'S BLOTTER Information in the Sheriffs Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County SherifFs OfglO0. NO individuals' names are reported. Those arrested should be presumed innooent until proven guilty. During the week of Tuesday, March 3, to Monday, March 9, there were 187 incidents handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in nine arrests, 31 medical responses and five fire responses. Following is a summary of the week's activity: DOGS BY THE NUMBERS 3 -- reports of barking dogs. 3 -- reports of dogs running loose. 2 -- reports of dead dogs. 1 -- person chased by a dog. 1 -- reported dog bite. ARRESTS Blairsden One arrested DUI. on a charge of Chester One arrested on a charge of DUI. One arrested on charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest. Greenville Two arrested on charges of public intoxication and violating probation. One arrested on a charge of battery. One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and DUI. Quincy One arrested on a charge of violating probation. One arrested on charges of :;DUI, being under the J influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled Substance, transporting a .controlled ~ubstance and child endangerment. MISCELLANEOUS Saturday, Feb. 28 Son threatened A caller on Taylor Avenue in Portola reported that several males came to her son's house and were threatening him with a tire iron. She said the males backed off when she pulled in her son's driveway. She said Burglary She said the woman had been the males left, but she wanted A caller on Apache Trail in yelling and screaming out of a deputy to check on her son Graeagle reported the theft of her vehicle and that she because she heard the males $70 in cash and said would speed up the vehicle say they would be back. prescription medications and then skid to a stop. were taken. Sunday, March 1 Intoxicated ex-husband At 1:28 a.m., a caller in Spring Garden reported that her ex-husband showed up at her residence and wanted to take her truck. She said her ex-husband was intoxicated and threatened to break the truck's windows. She said the man proceeded to smash a window and was threatening to break the windows of the residence. The caller said the man then left and began walking toward the lodge. She said her roommates were in the residence but were afraid to go outside. A deputy responded but the man was nowhere to be found. Angry property owner At 2:09 a.m., a caller in Meadow Valley reported a man was outside his residence yelling for people to get off his property. The man reportedly fired a shot from a pellet gun. A deputy responded and the angry man agreed that he would stay inside for the night and would stop shooting his pellet gun. Monday, March 2 Damaged truck A caller on Highway 36, 5 miles west of Highway 89, near Chester reported a small white Toyota truck was on the side of the road with its windshield broken and hazard lights flashing. The caller said a person was walking around the vehicle. The call was transferred to the California Highway Patrol. Tuesday, March 3 Reckless A woman on Second Avenue in Chester called to report that her son was a reckless driver. Fraud A caller in Quincy reported a case of identity theft. She said she received a letter from the IRS saying someone filed a return in her name. Vehicle fire A caller at Hallelujah Junction reported a vehicle was fully engulfed in flames and that vegetation was starting to burn as well. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. Wednesday, March 4 Assault A caller at Lake Almanor reported that her teenage son assaulted her. Drugs at school A caller at Chester High School reported that a student was in possession of a controlled substance. Drugs on the street A caller on East Main Street in Quincy reported two males were attempting to sell a controlled substance to passersby. Theft A caller on East Sierra in Portola reported the theft of a ceiling fan from her front porch. Stranded At 8:20 p.m., a caller on Upper Willow Creek Road near Smith Peak and Portola reported his vehicle was stuck in the snow. The caller said he had cell service, a flashlight and was wearing lots of clothing. He said he was going to try to walk toward Lake Davis. The U.S. Forest Service and a deputy were advised. The man was located at 11:03 p.m. and was taken back to Portola. Thursday, March 5 Arrested again A caller on Main Street irL Chester reported that an intoxicated man was causing a disturbance. The caller said the man was trying to pick up his vehicle that was impounded after he was arrested the previous day. The caller said he wouldn't release the vehicle to the man because the man was ilatoxicated. A sergeant responded and the man was arrested on charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest. Chased by dogs A caller on Williams Valley Road in Greenville said she was chased by two dogs and was almost hit by a car as she was trying to flee from them. Harassed A caller in Crescent Mills reported a woman she knows has been driving by her residence and harassing her. CHP REPORT The following incidents aredriver's side. Afterward, that submitted by the QuincyAreahorse and a second horse - California HighwayPatrolas continued running north. '; a tentative summary pending Both the driver and his the conclusion of the passenger were wearing seat ! investigation(s), belts; neither was injured. , Metts located the owner of Highway 89, March 5 the horses. The horses were A single-car accident found and appeared to be occurred at about 10:50 p.m., unharmed. Then Metts called just south of Calpine Road.the CHP and reported the John Petrini, 65, of Clio, was accident. driving a tan 2003 Chevrolet Suburban north on Highway Loyalton, March 10 89 at about 45 mph. He At approximately 3 a.m., entered a right curve with a Linda Hood, 32, of Loyalton posted speed of 25 mph. was driving a 2006 Chevrolet The driver failed to slow on Smithneck Road, at a down and was unable to stated speed of 50 mph. She maintain control of the was north of Sierra Brooks vehicle. The Suburban Drive when, according to her veered toward the outside of statement, she came upon the curve and traveled three large deer standing in northwest off of the roadway the lane directly in her path edge. It collided with a fence, of travel. a road sign and a metal road Hood stated that she marker. The Suburban swerved her vehicle to the continued out of control and right and entered the dirt hit another fence. It finally shoulder. She then came to rest in a grassy field overcorrected to the left and facing north. No injuries entered the road again. The were reported, driver made one more aggressive turn and swerved State Route 284, March 6 to the right again. The Robert Metts, 64, of vehicle left the roadway and Chilcoot, was driving his 2004 continued into a field. It Toyota northbound on State eventually came to a stop 150 Route 284 (Frenchman Lake feet away from the road. Road). His stated speed wasHood exited her car and 35 mph. About 9:10 p.m., a received assistance from her t horse ran across the road, boyfriend before contacting from east to west, directlythe authorities. The driver's into his path. injuries were minor and she The driver braked, but was was not hospitalized. The : unable to avoid hitting the investigation is ongoing ( horse. The horse collidedand all fmdings will be :' with the front of the Toyota detailed in a full traffic :, and the door mirror on the collision report. Highway 70 March 10 Traveling westbound on Highway 70, just west of Lower Mohawk Vista Drive, Andrea Barnard, 67, of Graeagle fell asleep at the wheel. It was about 3:24 p.m. She was driving a 2005 Chrysler 300 at a stated speed of 55 mph. She allowed the car to drift off of the road and onto the dirt shoulder. The vehicle traveled down a dirt embankment and entered a grove of conifer trees. The right side of the Chrysler struck a large pine tree, which caused the car to rotate clockwise. The vehicle then hit a smaller pine tree and came to rest on a dirt embankment. Barnard was wearing her safety belt at the time of the See CliP, page 5B I Call us today: General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 Friday, March 6 Reporting a sexual assault A caller on Main Street in Quincy reported that her friend had been sexually assaulted the previous week and that she would like to give a statement regarding the incident. She said her friend already reported the crime and was in a safe house. Five-finger discount A caller on Main Street in Quincy said she witnessed a woman steal three packages of fake fingernails from a store. A deputy located the alleged shoplifter and took her back to the store. The store manager declined to press charges. The manager just requested that the woman return the items. The woman returned the fingernails. Missing guns A caller on Porcupine Road in Blairsden reported that several firearms were missing from a residence. Missing chainsaw A caller on Joy Way in Portola reported the theft of a chainsaw. Oops A caller on North Gulling in Portola reported that his vehicle was stolen from outside his residence. He said he had left the keys in it. The information was forwarded to deputies and the CHP to be on the lookout for a bluish-green Toyota Corolla. One hour later, the caller reported that he found his vehicle down a dirt road and drove it home. He said the vehicle appeared to be damaged. Upon further investigation, the vehicle appeared to have been left in neutral and rolled into a neighbor's house. A deputy advised the car's owner and the neighbor would work out the problem with their insurance companies. Saturday, March 7 Shooting geese A caller reported seeing two male subjects standing on the old railroad tracks by the Causeway near Chester "shooting down geese from the sky." The call was transferred to The California Trunk Organizer with an Auto or Home AAA Insurance Qaote. Call us today! Insurance - Travel Membership Bob Phelps Insurance Agent Lic #0579096 252-5014 Fax 257-3762, Cell 386-3515 email: 2920 D Main St., Susanville CA Department of Fish and Wildlife and the CHP. Officers weren't able to locate any hunters in the area. Husband arrested A woman in Quincy reported that she had an altercation with her husband and that she left with the kids to stay somewhere else. A deputy arrived at the Quincy residence but the husband had left. The CHP was alerted to be on the lookout for a brown Chevy sedan with a headlight out, possibly headed to Chester. About three minutes later, the husband called and requested to meet with a deputy. The meeting took place and the husband was arrested on charges of DUI, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, transporting a controlled substance and child Battery A caller in Greenville said her boyfriend was intoxicated and was being physically violent with her and that she wanted him to leave for the night. A deputy responded and the boyfriend was arrested on a charge of battery. He also had an outstanding warrant. Fighting A caller in Portola reported that her husband and father-in-law were fighting. Monday, March 9 Theft A caller'on Peninsula Drive at Lake Almanor reported the theft of construction material from a job site. The caller said eight frames of yellow scaffolding, valued at $2,000, were missing. endangerment. Theft A caller on Feather River Sunday, March 8 Drive in Chester reported the Playing in the road theft of tools from his truck. A caller reported that four juveniles were playing in the Theft road at the corner of Main A caller on Bitterbrush and Quincy Junction. The Road West in Portola caller said they were lying in reported that a trailer and the turn lane. A deputy camper were broken into and responded and the kids were that multiple items were taken to their homes, stolen. Vandalism Stolen A caller in Quincy reported A caller on Sierra Avenue witnessing someone break a in Portola reported that window at the Meadows someone stole his Honda Apartments. The caller said Civic. About three hours there were two people who later, deputies found the immediately left the scene, vehicle in a parking lot. No matter how much I try, nothing I do is enough for my husband. 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