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Reporter policy that appears in this Is compiled from the Cali- Patrol activity logs and, in some cases, Su- that someone has in an automobile ac- not constitute liability In addition, the reporting determines whether in- the accident are character- moderate or major. 70, east of Loop injuries were re- a single-vehicle inci- Highway 70 east of Loop Sunday, March ).m. ; Taylor, 69, of Coming, a 1998 Ford Mus- Highway 70. ust exited the curve Loop. She noticed on the south shoulder of her and proceeded she was approximate- from the deer, it at- to cross the north side was unable to stop the animal. l~assengers were in the wearing their seat 70, Frenchman Nev., resident policy cases indicate by the Plumas County The information is through the court and the attorney's office. The dates time of processing, the incident in question occurred years earlier. t that someone has been a crime and is being it does not constitute the California court sys- deter- is insufficient evidence prosecuting the case, it or the charges amended. In some cases, also is permitted and the district attor- headlines that accompany should not be construed about a defendant's innocence; rather, the head- Zre intended as short de- of case in ques- H. Flores, of County, was ordered by Plumas County Court Judge Ira R. to serve two years in The sentence was after Flores pled no con- felony joyriding. Flores policy that appears in this is compiled from the County Sheriffs Depart- ~ctivity log and, in some county correctional cen- The newspaper report suspects' names in public intoxication or (unless accompa- more serious charge, s probation violation or a ~The fact that someone has and charged with a not constitute guilt. ~e may never appear in district attorney deter- is insufficient evi- prosecute the case. If the of bail is not listed, the is released without bail. to list the whenever they are by the sheriff's depart- March 23 threat: Kimberly S. ', of Portola, was arrested of making a kids face real chal- When they're job hunt- may lack skills that hard for them to fill or they may confidence necessary These and other make it difficult for Youths to find employ- there is an ac- Solution. In Plumas, and Modoc counties, Workforce De- Inc. (AFWD), ad- Workforce Invest- ~ct (WIA) funds desig- who have spe- for employ- recognizes that these young adults need they are to become productive mem- society. The funds are dollars that are used job readiness assis- was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. John D. Jacobsen, 27, was in- volved in a traffic stop on Frenchman Lake Road north of Highway 70, Saturday, March 24, at 9:23 p.m. Based on the CHP officer's subsequent field investigation, Jacobsen was arrested and charged. His vehicle was parked and locked at the scene, and he was booked at the Plumas County jail in Quincy. Highway 49 Moderate injuries were re- ported in a single-vehicle inci- dent Friday, March 23, at 5:20 a.m. Kory Lee Gibson, 31, of Loy- alton, was driving a 2001 Ford Escort at 70 mph. He was traveling north- bound on Highway 49, two miles south of Highway 70, when he directed his attention to the center console to get a cigarette. When he looked up, he no- ticed that his vehicle was trav- eling off the east roadway edge. Gibson abruptly steered his vehicle to the left. It then went across both lanes of traffic and off the west roadway edge. Gibson then steered the ve- hicle abruptly to the right, which caused it to travel across both lanes of traffic and off the east roadway edge onto the east dirt shoulder, where it went into a side skid and rolled over one and a half times. Gibson was ejected during the first roll over because he was not wearing his seat belt. He was transported to East- ern Plumas District Hospital. Highway 70, west of Highway 89 A Portola resident was ar- rested following a traffic stop by two CHP officers Friday, March 23, at 11:46 p.m. Linda A. Michael, 47, was stopped on Highway 70 and Highway 89. Based on a field investiga- tion, Michael was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Her vehicle was stored at a towing facility and she was booked at the Plumas County jail in Quincy. Frenchman Lake Road No injuries were reported when a 1994 Jeep Grand Chero- kee skidded off the road Thurs- day, March 22, at 4 p.m. Harold Brokmann, 54, of Reno, was driving southbound on Frenchman Lake Road at approximately 30 mph. He entered a left curve too fast for the sandy roadway, which caused him to lose con- trol of the Jeep. It skidded out of control and slid over the embankment into Little Last Chance Creek. He was wearing his seat belt. waived his right to have the probation department conduct a sentencing report, agreeing to be immediately transferred to state prison. No state prison H.D. Beail, 21, of Quincy, pled no contest last week in Plumas County Superior Court to a count of felony spousal abuse. In return for the plea, the Plumas County District At- torney agreed not to seek a state prison term for Beail. In- stead, Beail will receive no more than one year in county jail. He will be sentenced April 27 in front of Judge Ira R. Kauf- man. Four days Jeremy C. Stocks, of South- ern California, was ordered last week by Plumas County Superior Court Judge Ira R. Kaufman to serve four days in jail for an alcohol-related reck- less driving conviction. Stocks also was ordered to pay a $1,533 l'me. Community service Linda Caton, 40, of Portola, was placed on probation last week in Plumas County Supe- rior Court for two years for a conviction of misdemeanor grand theft. As part of the pro- bation, Judge Ira R. Kaufman ordered Caton to serve 20 hours of community service. Kaufman noted that Caton had already made restitution in the case. Three months Jonathan A. Dean, of Plumas County, was ordered last week to serve 90 days in county jail for a misdemeanor theft con- viction. Plumas County Supe- rior Court Judge Ira R. Kauf- man originally indicated that he would sentence Dean to six months in jail, but defense at- torney Robert J. Zernich con- vinced the judge to reduce the pun is~m,e~t,to thr~:gag~ath~.,~: ~ so days Rodolfo Olivas, 29, of Porto- la, was ordered last week by Plumas County Supei'ior Court Judge Ira R. Kaufman to serve 60 days in county jail for a con- viction of driving with a li- cense that was suspended due to an alcohol-related offense. Thursday, March 22 Joyriding: Three Chester juve- niles were arrested on allega- tions of stealing a vehicle for a joyride. Two of them alsowere arrested for allegedly resisting arrest. One of them was arrest- ed for allegedly assaulting a peace officer. laws. Violation: Lawrence D. Irwin, 26, of Portola, was arrested on an alleged probation violation. PROPERTY CRIMES Saturday, March 24 Church: A Quincy church re- ported that a rock had been thrown through a window. The Violation: Kelly C. Millard, 32, estimated damage was about of Quincy, was arrested for al- $35. legedly violating probation. Fflday, March 23 Violation: Kevin L. Varner, of Theft: A Portola resident re- Chester, was arrested for al- ported that two vacuum clean- legedly violating probation ers and headphones were and for allegedly resisting ar- stolen from a vehicle on East rest. Sierra Street. The estimated loss was about $1,000. Resisting: Christopher M. Statler, of Quincy, was arrest- Fuel: A Chilcoot resident re- ed on an allegation of obstruct- ported that someone stole $20 ing a peace officer, in fuel from a truck. Wednesday, March 21 Wednesday, March 21 Weapons: Jacob E. Barton, 19, Burglary: A Portola business of Quincy, was arrested for al- reported that $5,000 in paper- legedly violating weapons work wasstolen. tance to youths that meet cer- matching each youth with a tain eligibility guidelines, good job where they learn new The funding enables AFWD skills, while earning a pay- to operate a successful check. year-round youth program that specifically targets youths and young adults ages 16-21, who face barriers to employ- ment. The program prepares youths for future career oppor- tunities. Shawna Tedrick, employ- ment specialist with the AFWD, emphasizes that "eligi- ble youth learn job readiness skills, like how to interview and how to Emd and keep a job. They learn about employer ex- pectations. The educational component of the program helps participants improve their math, reading and writ- ing skills, and teaches them computer literacy." Tedrick also highlights that the youth program gives par- ticipants real work experience, Area youths interested in learning more about the youth program should contact their local One Stop Career Center. In Plumas County call the Em- ployment and Training Center at 283-1606; in Lassen County call Lassen Career Network in Susanville at 257-5057; or in Modoc call the Modoc Employ- ment Center in Alturas at 233-4161. Employer participation con- tributes largely to the success of the youth program. Public or Private nonprofit agencies that need assistance with pro- jects, or would like more infor- mation on how they can pro- vide valuable training experi- ence for area youths, should al- so contact=the closest One Stop Career Center. I I I I I Wednesday, March 28, 2001 3B It's the 30th annual At The Plumas County Fairgrounds You and your friends are invited to play in ANY or all of the following Cribbage contests offered that weekend: FRI., MAY 4: DOUBLES $40 PER TEAM Registration 6 pm, play 7 pm SAT., MAY 5: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLES - 20 GAMES $60 Includes coffee, donuts, lunch & dinner SAT., MAY 5: SAT. NIGHT SPECIAL $20 7 pm - 7 games, 100% payback SAT., MAY 5: HIGH ROLLERS $50 7 pm - 8 games, 100% payback SUN., MAY 6: CONSOLATION $20 -r.- / .30 am, 9 games Use the registration form below for the doubles and WCCT singles contest -- the other tournaments, just show up a half hour before the contest begins. Name Address City State Zip. Phone Number ( ) ACC # ..... _(if you Handicap Anchor Seating WCCT Singles $60.00 entry fee includes coffee, donuts, Sat. lunch, dinner & drink ............. . ................................... $_ , have one) Doubles entry fee $20.00 individual ($40.00 per team) .............. $ Optional Q-Pool $10 entry for main tournament ................... $ Extra Lunches $7.00 each ........................................................... $ Extra dinners $13.00 each ........................................................... $ Total Enclosed $ Make check payable to Quincy Rotary-WCCT and mail to P.O. Box 1515; Quincy, CA 95971 Sponsored by incy Rotary Club and GOLD CITIES TiE L $. PLAVll Cue Ce. ClNI iNNATI, U. A.