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ther River Bulletin Court and Community News Wednesday, April 4, 2001 9A m , Lmm Williams Writer Susanville man was "ested after leading officers 0m the Susanville Police partment and the Lassen unty Sheriff's Department a chase through Lassen anty. ~fter the chase, Timothy :zgerald Brady, 35, was sted for evading a police icer, assault with a deadly apon, driving under the r.. _Auence, resisting an officer UUma . clrivin on a suspended menzJ o - -_,,_- tu nville Police Chief Jim ~KuLI '-- .. g~dtges said it was a "success- trH chase" because police d,,n ested the suspect and no ."."'~'7 got hurt dll ~0 ~l,-~ " ~_ .~., u Prefer that we didn t wnarvm,:nY--U'~e to do that so~ of thing,' !ges said, "but I m also not favor of allowing criminals ~seape." Susanville patrol officer erved a blue 1984 ismobile had run off the fl onto the sidewalk on the block of Main Street. officer knocked on the ldow of the vehicle in an :rapt to contact the driver. ,rady rocked the vehicle :k and forth and freed it m the sidewalk. He then headed westbound on Main Street at speeds of more than 65 miles per hour with the Susanville officer in pursuit. After crossing the city limit, Brandy continued his flight on Hwy. 36, but at extremely low speeds for the highway. Brady's vehicle was blocked near County Road A-1 and offi- cers approached the vehicle. But Brady managed to maneu- ver around the road block and led police on another high- speed chase. Brady was blocked again on Hwy. 36 near the junction with Hwy. 44, but he again managed to evade the roadblock. Officers from the Lassen County Sheriff's Department joined in the pursuit as Brady was driving recklessly and weaving in and out of traffic until he stopped his vehicle on Hwy. 36 near the Westwood Cemetery, where he was taken into custody without further incident. Brady was transported to Lassen Community Hospital for a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content and then booked into the Lassen County Adult Detention Facility. His bail was set at $10,500. rms 2t4 m I n ?he Paradise Adventist brch Bell Choir will be per- ming Saturday, April 14 a.m. to noon at the cy Community Seventh- Adventist Church. The rch is located at 2,3,33 Pine in East Quincy. For m unncy more information call 283-1512. The choir, made up of 14 dedicated musicians from all walks of life, extends a warm invitation to the community to join them and attend this pro- gram. oft ). ol. 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Staff Wnter Instead, Spliethof will serve A Greenville man who stoletime in jail--probably a year. money from an elderly woman In addition, Spliethof will be could get up to a year in jail placed on probation and under a plea agreement, ordered to make reparations to Herman Spliethof pled no thevictim. contest last week to one count If the defendant violates the of felony elder abuse, terms of probation, he would Under the plea agreement, be sent immediately to state Spliethof will be sentenced to prison for a maximum of four state prison, but the execution years. of the sentence will be sus- Spliethof is scheduled to be Superintendent Marilyn H. the assistance of two Caltrans Parris announced that the rotaries, is working approxi- park road from the north mately one week ahead of the entrance opened to the schedule. The Butte Lake, Devastated Area. Visitors cur- Warner Valley, and Juniper rently can drive 10 miles to the Lake roads are scheduled to Devastated Area from the open bymid-May if fair weath- north entrance and to the er conditions continue. Chalet from the south Snowplayers, snowboarders, entrance. Spring cross-country and cross-country skiers skiing conditions continue to should stay clear of snowplows attract visitors to the park's working near these areas, as beautiful snow-covered moun- equipment operators may be tains and valleys, unable to see or hear them. "This year's mild winter and Visitors should still be pre- early spring weather has left pared for possible winter con- lower snow levels than usual, ditions as mountain weather This past week there was eight can quickly change. feet of snow measured in the Lassen Peak parking area. For road information and More than 20 feet has been weather/avalanche condi- measured in recent years," tions, call park headquarters stated Parris. at (530.) 595-4444 or TDD (15301) The park's road crew, with 595-3480. i I ''"'''': ' I SHADETREE AUTO SALES 283-9740 Serving Plumas, Sierra & Lassen Counties A COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE Business Home Auto [283-1112 Since 1883400 Main Quincy Lic. #0140935 m i I is now closed for the season 1 and we would like to thank all those who patronized the ski hill during the 2000-2001 ski season at Johnsville. We would also like to thank the Plumas Ski Club for their support with their Longboard events and the ,. [~ Junior Race Team events Jl I~ durin~t~eskiseason. ~t lit Weappreciatedyourpatronage _.:'J SOD WITH AN ALTITUDE. I WE RI. I VESTERN TURFI I AND NURSERY,FARMS I I "Home of the Sodfather" I Local family farming since 1978] I Premium quality blends most I suitable for your area ! I Call for our complete "how to" brochure or call us | toll free with any questions. TOLL FREE (800)532-6200 I RENO, NEVADA I www.westemturf.com | sentenced April 26 at 10 a.m. Reichle said the victim in by Plumas County Superior the case "was having more and Court Judge Ira R. Kaufman. more difficulty" dealing with The plea agreement was the tasks of everyday life at the struck by defense attorney time Spliethof was receiving Janet Hilde and District money from her. Attorney James Reichle after a "She was losing her ability series of negotiations, to cope" and Spliethof knew it When Spliethof entered his and took advantage of it, March 28 plea, he gave up his Reichle said. right to an April 25 trial in But Hilde said she did not front of a jury, which was agree with the district attor- going to be asked to decided ney's take on matters. whether the defendant had "There was no evidence or duped an elderly Greenville testimony that supports that" woman into giving him about the victim suffered from "men- $100,000. tal confusion," Hilde said. Quincy Rotary's First Ever 66 We are accepting nominations for our first- ever Quincy Citizen of the Year award. As a Rotary Club, we recognize how valuable an asset are the people who make this communi- ty what it is today. Rotary ideals promote goodwill, fellowship and understanding, and now we are looking into our community for individuals to recognize with those same tenets, ----- NOMINATION CRITERIA----- 1. Person must be a resident of Quincy or the greater Quincy area. 2. Person must be a citizen of good standing in the community, who is of good character and has a good personal or business reputation. 3. Person must have done a deed or deeds that benefit all concerned. 4. Deed should have some element that promotes goodwill, fellowship, understanding. 5, Achievements which promote world peace and international understanding will be considered at a higher priority. 6. Deeds which encourage and promote service to others will be considered at a higher priority. 7. Accomplishments which encourage other to be- come involved and providing service to others will be considered at a higher priority. 8. Person chosen may or may not be a member of Rotary. 9. Deed must be recognizable by the community. rm m mmmmmml mm mmmmmmmmJmmmummmmmmmmmm~ | I Your name: -- ; I I :Address: - I I Phone: -- I I I : I would like to nominate: I I I I _ I i I Name i ill i I I I " - I I Address I I I I - I ! ........ Phone I ii Description of accomplishments: - i] I "-'-I I .__ I I I I ----I I I I ----I ! I I . I I I I I ! Send to: I i Quincy Rotary Club l ! c/o Rick :Foster, Community Service Director I 2270 Ridge Run Road ! Quincy, CA 95971 I I _.j