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41 wednesday, May ), 2014 UUlmUn, iecoro, erogressive, Ieporter LAW and ORDER BLOTTER, from page 3B ambulance for an ill elderly female. The call was transferred to EPHC. Plumas Eureka fire was paged. Stomach: In Quincy, a caller requested and ambulance for an elderly female who was suffering from stomach pain. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Horse accident: In Chilcoot, a caller reported that her son was bucked off a horse and could not move. She said her son was conscious and alert. The call was transferred to EPHC. Sierra Valley fire was paged and responded. Wednesday, April 30 Disoriented: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for a female who could not walk and wasn't responding properly. The caller said the emergency room had already been contacted. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Difficulty walking: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for her husband who was having difficulty walking. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded. Miscellaneous Mountain lion: In Quincy, a caller at 123 Sugar Pine reported there was a mountain lion in his yard that was stalking his neighbor's cat. The caller said the mountain lion was bigger than 100 pounds. The caller said he was able to chase it off of his property and advised that he would call Fish and Wildlife. He said his neighbors had been alerted. Thursday, April 24 Bear: In Quincy, a caller at 326 Coburn reported there was a bear in her back yard. She said the bear went back over the fence while she was on the phone. The information was transferred to a deputy. The information was also transferred to Fish and Wildlife. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the bear. Sunday, April 27 Bear: In Quincy, a caller at 152 Louisiana Ave. reported there was a large bear in her yard. The caller said the bear was tearing up the neighborhood and would not leave. The call was transferred to Fish and Wildlife. Monday, April 28 Mountain lion: In Quincy, a caller at 326 Coburn reported that there was a mountain lion on her back porch. The caller said the mountain lion was trying to push its way through her French doors. The call was transferred to Fish and Wildlife. Fish and Wildlife reported that it was tracking the animal but was unable to locate it. Complimentary hornemad00 pastry for each morn mith her breakfast, Sunday, 1YIay 11 * 9am -2pro Mom's Day Special: Eggs Benedict Regular breakfast menu also available Reservations recommended Patio and indoor dining available Husqvarna New 46" Zero Turn 21hp, Kawasaki Lawn Mower Zero-turn steering system Removeable foot pan Easy-access service points Powerful air stream 2 year homeowner's warranty Model RZ4621 s2849 oo Financing Available BURNING... THIS IS THE TIME TO GET IT DONE 23hp, Briggs & Stratton Lawn Mower Intek V-twin Model YTH23V42 s1795 oo Financing Available Hydrostatic Pedal 42" Cutting Width Step-through - Ensures comfortable and easy mounting and dismounting. Ergonomic steering wheel - Comfortable steering wheel, angled for optimal driver's position. Rusty Warren's 283-2226 507 Bell Lane, Quincy Open Mon.-Sat. 9am - 6pm To send a legal: typesetting@plumasnews.com To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.com CHP REPORT The following inciden ts are submitted by Quincy CHP as a tenta rive sunzmarypending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Itwy. 70, April 25 At approximately 5:40 p.m., Jeremiah Mitchell, 28, of Meadow Valley, was driving his 1996 green Ford Explorer XLT westbound on Highway 70 west of Highway 89 (Greenville Wye). Mitchell was negotiating a sweeping right curve in the roadway on Highway 70 when he related that another green SUV heading eastbound was on the double yellow dividing line. According to the CHP report, Mitchell made a turning movement to the right as to avoid a collision with the SUV. Mitchell's Ford's back end starte6 to lose traction and slide out to the left, causing the vehicle to collide with a rock wall along the north shoulder of the highway. After colliding with the rock wall, Mitchell's vehicle rolled back and tipped onto its left side. It then slid across both east and westbound lanes, coming to a stop along the south shoulder of the highway within a dirt and rock turnout. Mitchell was not injured, but his vehicle had major front end and left side damage. There were no independent witnesses to the collision and no other vehicle matching Mitchell's description was observed. Beckwourth Calpine Road, April 26 Sometime before 11:40 p.m., an unknown driver was driving an unknown vehicle, pulling a utility trailer southbound on Beckwourth Calpine Road, south of the Sierra County line, at an unknown speed. According to the CHP report, the driver allowed the vehicle to drift into the northbound lane. In an attempt to correct the vehicle, the driver abruptly steered the vehicle back into the southbound lane. During the maneuver, the left side of the trailer being towed impacted with the north end of a metal guardrail on the east side of the roadway. The impact caused damage to 76 feet of the metal guardrail and left debris in the roadway, including the damaged metal guardraii. This debris completely blocked the northbound traffic lane. The driver fled the scene of the collision, continuing to travel southbound without notifying the property owner or the California Highway Patrol of the collision. By leaving he scene of the collision without providing any notification, the driver created an unsafe condition in the roadway that almost caused another collision sometime later. This collision is still under investigation by the Quincy area office of the California Highway Patrol. Storrie Bridge, April 28 At 8:15 p.m., Matthew Rouleau, 19, of Sunnyvale, was driving his white 2003 Mitsubish i Gallant on Highway 70 westbound just east of the Storrie Bridge at approximately 45-50 mph. According to the CHP report, Rouleau made an unsafe turning movement to the right in the Mitsubishi. Rouleau lost control of his vehicle and allowed the right rear of it to strike the guardrail. The vehicle bounced off the guardrail and continued out of control across the bridge. The left side of the Mitsubishi struck the bridge/guardrail, causing scrapes to the guardrail. The Mitsubishi bounced Off the bridge and continued out of control. The front struck the Storrie bridge sign, causing damage to the wood portion of the sign. The vehicle came to rest against the sign, on its wheels, facing in a westerly direction. After the collision, Rouleau exited the vehicle and waited for help. Hwy. 70, April 28 At approximately 8:40 p.m., Jennifer Valdez, 41, of Chico, was driving a 2007 Toyota Corolla on Highway 70 westbound and west of the Greenville Wye, at approximately 55 mph. According to the CHP report, due to Valdez' suspected level of alcohol intoxication, she allowed the vehicle to travel off the paved portion of the roadway. The right front of the Corolla struck the north roadway edge rock wall. It came to rest facing in a westerly direction. Valdez was. arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Her passenger was transported to Plumas District Hospital in Quincy for minor injuries and was then arrested for suspicio n oflPublic intoxication.,, ProtectYour Home & Property From Wildfire Chain Saw Work Piling & Burning Machine Brushing Certified Hand Crews First 100" Defensible Space Yard Gutter Cleaning, etc. I i !