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~m,lll'lllgl,l~l~ I~ Ik l, all ~IU UlIIIIII 48 Wednesday, May 5, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter LAW, from page 3B ambulance for someone's 74- Portola, a caller reported a ju- was re-contacted but no ETA year-old husband who was venile broke into her garage couldbe attained. shaking uncontrollably andand got into her car. The re- a medical situation on Griz- hallucinating. The call was porter said the suspect was Thursday, April 29 zly Way in Portola Heights. transferred to SIFC. still in the car when she left to Trashy: In Chester, a caller Eastern Plumas Fire was call 911. Information was giv- reported he worked for Waste paged. Dispatch ran a reverse Infant: In Greenville, some- en to deputies. The woman Management and the compa- on the phone number, which one reported a three-m0nth- called 911 again to say the ny was having trouble with a came back to the Beckwourth old boy was having difficulty keys were in the ignition. A customer harassing and spit- Fire area. Dispatch re-con- breathing due to bronchitis, deputy advised he couldn't lo- ting on the drivers. A tacted the hospital, which The call was transferred to cate the suspect but wouldsergeant contacted all parties, wasn't sure which address SLEMS. keep searching the area. who would attempt to keep was correct. Beckwourth Fire the peace. was paged for Grizzly Av- Thursday, April 29 Kids with Guns: In Chester, a enue. The hospital called Stroke: In Quincy, someonecaller reported her son was Apparently He was Done back and confirmed it was requested medical aid for a just shot in the back with a Rooting Through the Trash Grizzly Way. Eastern Plumas possible stroke victim. The BB gun by an older child. The for Scraps: In Blairsden, a was re-paged, call was transferred to PDH, caller advised the child didn't caller reported suspicious ac, and Quincy Fire was paged need medical attention buttivity at her residence and be- Tuesday, April 27 and responding, she wanted a deputy to re-lieved it might have been Pain: In Chester, someone re- spond. A deputy advised the from a bear, but there was ported a 93-year-old male in Miscellaneous juveniles were counseled, damage inside the house. A severe pain who could not sit Saturday, April 24 deputy advised it was the re- up. Dispatch attempted to Well at Least He did it Before Typical: in Quincy, a caller sult of a bear. transfer the call to SIFC. In- He Got in One of the Kayaks: reported a man was living formation was given to SIFC. In Greenville, the CHP report- with her, but he trashed her ed being en route to the Ante- house. A deputy provided her lope Lake area for a report of with information about civil someone shooting a handgunprocedures and restraining from a vehicle that had orders. kayaks on top of it. Wednesday, April 28 Surgery Complications: In Quincy, an ambulance was re- quested for a female who was in pain due to hip replace- ment surgery. PDH and Quin- cy Fire were paged and re- sponded. Quincy Fire was paged a second time. Cardiac: In Quincy, an ambu- lance was requested for a male with a heart attack. The call was transferred to PDH and Quincy Fire was paged and responding. The patient was transported. Cold: In Quincy, someone re- ported a little girl who was- confused and cold, possibly due to the cold. The call was transferred to PDH. An ambu- lance and Quincy Fire were paged and en route. A deputy was responding to assist. Hot: In Portola, a caller re- ported he spilled hot grease on his foot. The caller didn't want an ambulance, just ad- vice. The call was transferred to EPDH. Missing Plane: Someone re- quested local airports Check for a lost plane. Radar contact with the aircraft was reported- ly lost four hours before about 61 miles south of Mustang, en route to Richland, Wash. Sunday, April 25 Rural Roadblock: In Portola, CHP requested a deputy re- spond and assist with a large potbelly pig that was in the road. Well the Neighbor's Cat is , Chasing Squirrels Again, Bet- ter Call the Cops: Near Lake Almanor, a caller reported people on the beach were let- ting their dog get in the water and chase geese. The caller re- ported he might have also heard a gunshot. A deputy contacted the suspects, who were shooting a "dummy launcher" to train their dog. It was at that Moment that he Monday, April 26 Illegal Drugs: In Quincy, a caller repot-ted receiving a forged prescription. Tuesday, April 27 And The Wind Cries: In Greenville, someone reported several trees down in the road and requested public works respond. Dispatch passed the message on. I Hear Hurricanes a Blowing: In Blairsden, a 911 hang-up was received. Dispatch re- contacted the caller who said there were power-lines down on a tree. Graea- gle/PE/Whitehawk Fire were paged and responded. Infor- mation was given to a deputy. The tree was balancing on two other trees with houses in direct line of its path. Eight people were evacuated from the residences until the power company could get there. Unknown Malady: In Chester, Most Regretted Never Learn- You Don't Have a Soul: In Someone requested an ing to Drive a Manuali In Quincy, a caller reported van- dalism to the Little League concessions stand window. (until May 8) Assorted Wind Chimes. Seasonal Flags Bird Baths Garden Decor Always FREE Gift Wrapping :A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall: In Greenville, ahuge tree-Was down in the middle of the road. Information was given to PG&E. Fire was on scene and information was give to CHP for a road closure. 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The vehicle/'oiled over on top of the fence, trapping Humbert beneath it. The vehicle came to a rest on its right side, facing east. Humbert received major in- juries and was transferred to Renown Medical Cetlter in Reno, Nev. Deer, April 25 Nicholas J.ester, 23, of Chico was driving a 2003 Chevy Silverado on SR-70 westbound, east of Rat- tlesnake Creek Road at ap- proximately 55 mph: According to CHP, a deer ran from the north to south directly in front of the ve- hicle's line of travel. Jester applied the brakes, but could not avoid striking the deer. The front of the vehicle struck the deer. Neither ,Jester sehge#; Kacie Goldsmitff, 23, of Beckwourth, were +in- jured. Miss the dog, April 25 Paul Working, 36, of Lake Almanor was traveling west- bound on Upper Pecks Val- ley Road in a 2002 Land Rover at a stated speed of 30- 35 mph. CHP determined the roadway at that location was a negative sloped gravel roadway. Working was trying to overtake and pass a dog that was running in the roadway in front of his vehicle. As the vehicle approached a right-hand turn in the road- way, Working attempted to make a hard braking appli- cation, The vehicle was trav- eling at an unsafe speed to safely negotiate the right- hand turn. The vehicle ran off the road- way and went down a steep embankment before colliding with a tree. Working received minor inj uries. Ufisafe deer crossing, April 26 Nancy Blesse, 53, of Quincy was traveling westbound on SR-70 in a 2002 Honda Accord, east of the Spring Garden Overhead at approximately 55 mph. Douglas Jenkins, 65, also of Quincy was driving a 2003 Honda Pilot westbound on SR- 70, directly in front of Blesse. Jenkins began to slow be- cause of a deer crossing in front of his vehicle. CHP re- ported that due to a possible prescription medication im- pairment, Blesse was dri- ving at an unsafe speed for th~ slowing vehicle ahead of her. Blesse allegedly allowed the front of her vehicle to strike the rear of Jenkins, before coming to rest blocking the westbound lane. Jenkins was uninjured and Blesse was transported to Plumas Dis- trict Hospital for minor in- juries. She was subsequently ar- rested on suspicion of driving under the influence of pre- scription medication. Rock in road, April 27 Royena Cartwright, 64, of Modesto, was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus westbound on SR-70, just east of the Rock Show Morn how much you love her this Mother's Day nor his+pas: Creek Powerhouse. Cartwright noticed a large rock in the center of the west- bound lane, but had no time to avoid hitting the rock. Cartwright attempted to straddle the rock in the center of the lane; however the gas pan struck the rock. The vehi- cle received a small leak, but neither Cartwright nor her passenger, Dolores Sampsez, 62, also of Modesto, were in- jured. Treat her to: Breakfast or lunch 7am-2pm Raymond Hemsley, 62, of Meadow Valley was driving a 1997 Yellowbird SchoolBus loaded with eight students westbound on SR-70, also just west of Old Cromberg Road, directly in front of Hunt, ac- celerating up to a stated speed of 20 mph, CHP reported there was a heavy snowstorm at the time with greatly reduced visibili- ty (white-out conditions). Snow was covering SR-70, ob- scuring all roadway markings and chain controls were in ef- fect lowering the speed limit to 35 mph. Hunt had placed his vehicle into four-wheel drive and Hemsley had activated the "on-spot" chains prior to the collision. Hemsley had just turned around from eastbound to westbound and dropped off students at the Old Cromberg Store. He pulled the school bus onto SR-70 westbound and was making his way to his next bus stop at Gill Ranch Road in front of Hunt. Hunt quickly closed on the school bus, as it was accelerating westbound and did not see the school bus until the very last second because of the heavy snowfall. Hunt attempted to stop but the front end of his vehicle impacted the rear of the school bus. Hemsley felt a lurch in the bus, but thought the transmission had just changed gears. A student who felt the im- pact went to the rear of the bus and saw a vehicle had just run into the back of the bus. The student informed Hems- ley who continued westbound on SR-70 until he could safely pull over at Gill Ranch Road. Hunt attempted to flash his headlights after the colli- sion, but the headlights had been destroyed. Hunt fol- lowed the school bus until it came to a stop at Gill Ranch Road and contacted Hemsley about the collision. There were no injuries. School bus and snow, April 28 Fishtail, April 28 Darlene Bridgman, 43, of Greenville was driving a 1990 Mercury Topaz eastbound on SR-70 at apprS-ximately 30 mph, approaching Butterfly Valley Road. CHP stated there was a heavy snowstorm at the time and SR-70 was covered in a thin layer of snow. Bridgman's vehicle was allegedly not equipped with supplementary traction devices at the time. As the vehicle proceeded eastbound, the rear Hres lost traction with the roadway. The vehicle's rear end fish- tailed, and Bridgman over- corrected. Bridgman lost Walter Hunt, 54, of Reno, control of the vehicle which Nev., was driving a 2006 skidded off of the roadway Chevy Silverado westbound and onto the south dirt on SR-70, just west of Old shoulder. Cromberg Road at a stated speed of 30 mph. See Law, page 5B Reward Refresh Renew There's no better time to express your personal style & taste and no better place Reward yourself... 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