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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 25, 2015 3B LAW ORDER SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Information in the Sheriff's Blotter is gathered from the dlspa tch logs provided by the Plumas County SherifFs Office. No individuals' names are reported. Those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. During the we k of Tuesday, March 10, to Monday, March 16, there were 217 incidents handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in 23 arrests, 23 medical responses and seven fire responses. Following is a smnmary of the week's activity: ARRESTS Greenville One arrested on charges of driving on a suspended license and violating probation. One arrested on charges of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia and violating probation. Portola One arrested on charges• of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. Two arrested on charges of DUI. One arrested on charges of DUI and driving without a license. One arrested on charges of possessing and being under the influence of a controlled substance and possessing drug paraphernalia. One arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Quincy One arrested on a charge of criminal trespassing. One arrested on a charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. One arrested on a charge of aggravated battery. One arrested on a charge of drunk in public. Two arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance. One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic syringe and violating probation. One arrested on charges of being under the influence of and selling a controlled substance. One arrested on charges of being under the influence of and selling a con.trolled substance affd violating probation. One arrested on a charge of assault and battery. One arrested on a charge of domestic violence. One arrested on a charge of failing to register as a sex offender. Vinton One arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and violating probation. Virgilia One arrested on charges of possession of stolen goods and battery. One arrested on charges of possession of stolen goods and resisting arrest. MISCELLANEOUS Tuesday, March 10 Lovers' quarrel At 9:12 a.m., a caller in Chester reported he and his fiancee were breaking up and she was moving out. The caller stated that she was taking the engagement ring he bought her and he wanted it back. Jello, and goodbye At 4:01 p.m., a caller in Quincy reported •vandalism to her vehicle by a juvenile at the school earlier in the day. The caller said her son was driving and a female threw jello all over her son and her vehicle. Wednesday, March 11 Cougar town A caller on North Valley Road outside Greenville reported he hit a mountain lion with his car, but didn't kill it. The caller said he was unhurt and his vehicle was fine, but he was concerned that the mountain lion might be a hazard to public safety. The call was transferred to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Finders keepers? A man fishing at Butt Lake reported finding a backpack with a gun in it. The caller reported the make, model and serial number of the .38-caliber revolver. Thursday, March 12 Battle royale At 10:14 a.m., a caller on Oakland Camp Road in Quincy reported about 30 people fist fighting. The caller said he saw no weapons, but there could be injuries. The caller then reported people were dispersing. Boys will be boys At 4:01 p.m., a caller in East Quincy reported her two brothers were fighting. The caller said neither of them had weapons. A deputy contacted the brothers, who both agreed to keep the peace. Friday, March 13 Car theft A caller in Chester reported someone broke into her truck. Ier neighbor previously called her to say they saw a tall, slender man wearing a hat go from her trucktoward the highway. The neighbor described the man as walking with his chin pointed out. Less than an hour later, the caller's daughter reported that her vehicle had also been broken into. Missing items included a purse, wallet, Kindle and car keys. The amazing disappearing, reappearing truck At 11:25 a.m., a caller in Greenville reported his blue Dodge Ram was stolen from his residence sometime during the night or earlier that morning. The call was transferred to the California Highway Patrol: Twenty minutes later, the caller called back, reporting the vehicle was located at the skate park in Portola. Saturday, March 14 Stolen pot A caller reported the theft of 2 pounds of medical marijuana. A deputy advised the caller that this was a civil issue and provided a civil standby. The item reported, as well as a computer that belonged to the caller, was returned. Sunday, March 15 For a good time, call ... A caller at a business in Quincy reported a suspicious message written on a bathroom wall regarding one of their employees. Monday, March 16 A snapshot in crime A caller in Quincy requested to speak to a deputy about someone riding a quad with a small child, The deputy reported the caller only saw a photo, and it was unknown where the ride occurred, how long ago or who the child was. A shaky situation At 10:45 p.m., a caller from Greenville reported an earthquake. On minute later, a caller from Chester reported the quake as well. No damages were reported by either caller. Education association scholarship opportuniti "Does your child have money for college?" asks the Plumas County Chapter of the Association of California School Administrators. "Interested in getting more? The Plumas Unified administrative team has scholarships available." The local chapter of ACSA announces a scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors in Plumas County. Up to $1,500 in scholarships will be given to seniors who show academic excellence and a commitment to further their education. Scholarship applications are available from the principal or counselor at each of the Plumas Unified School District high schools. Completed applications are due April 3. ACSA is the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the nation, serving more than 16,000 school leaders. The mission of ACSA is to support California's educational leaders; ensure all students have the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel; and champion public education. ACSA has a significant role es in steering the course for improvements and progress in public education and for school administration. Among its many activities, ACSA continues to lead efforts in negotiations on school fmance as well as in advocacy efforts to increase program flexibility for Schools, districts and counties. Recognizing the state's financial situation these past several years, ACSA has led efforts with counterparts in the Education Coalition to maximize education funding and to protect the integrity of Proposition 98. ACSA said its focus on teaching and learning means the association has a lead advocacy role on issues such as curriculum and instruction, assessment and accountability and improving • efforts to close the achievement gap. As expectations and accountability requirements for school leaders increase, ACSA continues to be on the forefront on No Child Left Behind implementation issues at the state and federal level. Plumas County Bar Association offers $ i,000 scholarship Again this year, the Plumas County Bar Association will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior in Plumas County. Preference will be given to a student attending a four-year college or university. The legal community of Plumas County, through the Plumas County Bar Association, has been giving scholarships since 2001. Winners in recent years have included Austin Hagwood, of Quincy; Garrett Hagwood, of Quincy; Alex Folchi, of Beckwourth; Clarissa Kusel, of Greenville; and Emily Monday, of Chester. In order to be eligible for the award, students need to write an essay and complete an application form by May 1. Further information is available at area schools, or by calling Alice King, treasurer for the Plumas County Bar Association, at 283-0325. The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area Californ& Highway Pa trol as a ten ta tive summarypending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Highway 395, March 14 Aymee Jones, 27, of Susanville was driving a 1994 Ford F-150 southbound on Highway 395, just south of Highway 70, in the No. 2 lane. At about 6:25 a.m., for unknown reasons, she allowed the Ford to drift to the right and leave the roadway. The driver then swerved to the left, skidded back across both southbound lanes and into the center divider. The vehicle overturned, ejecting CHP REPORT the driver. The Ford came to rest in the center divider on its wheels facing west. At the time of the accident, Jones was not wearing a seat belt. She was treated for major injuries at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. Highway 395, March 15 At approximately 5:40 a.m., just north of Pozzolan Road, a fatal accident occurred killing a 37-year-old Reno, Nevada, resident. The Reno man was driving a 2001 Chevrolet 2500 HD southbound on Highway 395 at an unknown speed. At the same time, Jeffrey Smith, 53, of Fernley, Nevada, was driving a 2011 Freightliner tractor, pulling a 2014 Hyundai trailer northbound on Highway 395 at a speed of 57 mph. As Smith crested a hill, he observed the Chevrolet traveling south. As it got closer, he realized the pickup was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of traffic. Smith attempted to brake to avoid a collision but was unable to do so, and struck the Chevrolet head on. The impact caused fatal injuries to the driver of the Chevrolet. The Freightliner continued north before it overturned on a dirt embankment. Smith received minor injuries. The cause of this collision is still under investigation. • How many working fireplaces do we have? Turn your hobby into cash! Be a vendor at: Lake Almanor Memorial Day Craft Fair Contact Cheri at 258-2516 or LakeAImanorMemorialDayCraftFair@yahoo.corn Sponsored by Rotary Club of Chester How Can I Understand, Prevent, and Respond Effectively to Children's Challenging l h or A workshop for Eady ChiMhood Educators, Family Child Care preddem, and Parents BARBARA KAISER is the co-author of Challenging Behavior in Young Children. Over a period of 25 years, Barbara founded and was the director of two child care centers and an after-school program. A master's degree in educational administration from McGill University gives her a firm theoretical foundation, but above all her perspective is practical, realistic, and compassionate, stemming from decades of working with actual children, families, and teachers in real situations. (See back for more details.) Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds, Quincy *Counts as 6 hours of CCIP training $10.00 Registration fee (non-refundable) includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and give away fp,,-..-. Plumas Rural Services www. Plumas dyEdu tiou Ch l Comdl Final registration date is March 31, 2015 Please callDebbie at 530-283-4453 ext. 824 A .5 unit will be available through Feather River College• Additional fees and forms apply. ~Feather FIRST5 ~,-.B.mRiver P L U M A 8 ~.~,, ˘~,~y ~.,,,, ,~ r~,,,,,~ c,,,,,~ ~ l l e g e Partially funded by the California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education and Support Division (EESD). Please detach and submit bottom portion with your $10.00 reglstraUon fee. Must be received by March 31, 2015. Make checks payable to Piumas Rural SenAces. Mail Registration to: Plumas Rural Services 586 Jackson Street Quincy, CA 95971 Attention: Debbie Guy Name Addre=m I~Olte