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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 23, 2012 5B Hay bales on 89 Emergency responders wheel 60-year-old Robert Smith Jr., of Chester, to an ambulance Tuesday afternoon, May 15, after a two-vehicle accident on Highway 89 north of Wolf Creek Road near Greenville. Smith suffered a chest injury and cuts when his Ford Explorer collided with about 12 tons of hay after the trailer section of a Freightliner tractor/trailer overturned in his path. Mountain LifeFlight, Crescent Mills and Indian Valley emergency responders arrived on scene and had to clear tons of hay from the highway and the Explorer. Traffic was limited to one lane for about three hours. Photo by Alicia Knadler Portola man faces 16 months A Portola man is expected to be sentenced to 16 months in the Plumas County jail af- ter pleading "no contest" May 4 to a felony drug charge. Brian Fulcher pleaded no contest to a charge of pos- sessing methamphetamine for sale. He is scheduled to be sentenced June 1 in Plumas County Superior Court. Fulcher was arrested and charged following the service of a search warrant where of- ficers found methampheta- mine that was packaged for sale. Resisting On May 11, Susanville resi- dent Maurice Wimberly en- tered a plea of "no contest" to a felony violation of resisting an executive officer. Wimberly's conviction stemmed from an incident where he was arguing with his girlfriend in the Clare- mont Drive area of Quincy. When deputies responded, Wimberly retreated up a hill- side where he continued to loudly rant. When the deputies tried to confront Wimberly, he fought the deputies and tried to escape. He is scheduled to be sen- tenced June 8. Resisting Chester resident Anthony Rose pleaded "no contest" to a felony violation of resisting an executive officer by threat or violence stemming from an arrest by a California Highway Patrol officer. Rose is scheduled to be sen- tenced June 29. Burglary On April 27, Kandice Kin- drick was placed on five years probation, ordered to serve 210 days in County jail and pay $2,508 in restitution and other fines and fees. The sentence was rendered after Kindrick was convicted of burglarizing "My Skin's Best Friend" in Portola and stealing a number of items. Kindrick was also ordered to subject herself to testing, random searches and take any prescribed medications from her mental health provider. Resisting William Harlan was sen- tenced April 27 to 16 months in county jail after being con- victed of resisting an execu- tive officer with force or vio- lence. After his arrest, Harlan wrestled with the arresting officer and, at one point, reached for the deputy's firearm. Possessing stolen property Portola resident Robert McDowell was convicted April 27 of a felony violation of possession of stolen prop- erty. McDowell was arrested for being in possession of a chain- saw that was reported stolen by his former employer. McDowell is scheduled to be sentenced June 8 to up to 12 months in county jail. Possession of marijuana for sale On April 27, Portola resi- dent Keith Kaufman pleaded "no contest" to a felony viola- tion of possession of mariju a - na for sale. Kaufman could receive up to 16 months in county jail when he is sentenced June 22. Kaufman was apprehended after trying to sell marijuana to another resident. The bust occurred after an officer came into possession of the intended buyer's cell- phone. When Kaufman showed up at the agreed-upon location, he was in possession of four bags of marijuana. FEATURE OF THE WEEK" s2 off" all Kay Dee Aprons excludes kids' aprons *now 2019 East Main St., Quincy 283-2929 www.quincyhotspot.com F lumas highway 00,ork set to begin The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and project contractors will begin work along highways 70, 89 and 36 in Plumas Coun- ty from the Butte County line ending at U.S. 395, Hallelujah Junction in Lassen County. Caltrans informs travelers of several areas where they may encounter work this construction season, with up to 15-minute delays expected. Project name: Portola and Crescent Mills Pavement Overlay Description: Overlay pro- ject on Highway 70 from 2.5 miles west of Humbug Creek to 0.3 mile west of Big Grizzly Creek Bridge and on High- way 89 1.5 miles north of Crescent Mills. Delays of up to 15 minutes are expected with maximum lane closure distance of two miles. Start date: Mid-June End date: August Total project miles: seven Project name: Bridge maintenance (various loca- tions) Description: Bridge deck rehabilitation and road re- construction work will take place at 11 locations: five bridges from Belden to U.S. 395, one on Highway 89 south of Greenville, two on High- way 89 south of Highway 70 and three on 284 north of Highway 70. Minimal delays of five minutes are expected. Start date: June End date: September Total project miles: Vari- ous bridge locations Project name: Highway Advisory Radio (HAR), HAR Flashing Beacon and Closed Circuit TV Installation Description: Around Lake Almanor including a small section of Highway 36 through Chester, delays of up to five minutes can be expect- ed. Start date: June End date: September Total project miles: 52 miles around Lake Almanor (various locations) Project name: Slurry Seal Description: Butte/Plumas County line to Highway 89. Pilot cars will be utilized with 15-minute de- lays expected. Start date: June End date: July Total project miles: 33 miles Project name: Metal- Beam Guardrail Description: In 95 loca- tions along Highway 70, exist- ing guardrail will be replaced and new retaining and struc- tural walls will be installed. The project area is from Griz- zly Creek Bridge to 0.1 mile west of the Spanish Creek Bridge. Travelers can expect 24-hour operations with in- termittent lane closures and traffic control. Start date: Anticipated Ju- ly 2012 End date: November 2013 Total project miles: 35 miles (various locations) See Work, page 6B My name is Patience and I am a 2-year-old female Lab mix. I am black with white paws. I am a bit hyper, but I do sleep through the night and I like to sleep on the bed. I love kids of all ages. I like to go for walks. I get along with other dogs very well, but have never been around cats. I do not like to be left alone. I know the commands "sit" and "stay". I am a very active and friendly dog. I was returned to High Sierra Animal Rescue because my owner was going back to work and would be left alone all day. I am looking for a family that would have time for an active, energetic young dog. If you are interest in me, please call High Sierra Animal Rescue and ask about me, Patience. Breed: Lab/Retriever/Akita (mix) Age: 2 yrs Gender: Female Size/Weight: 45 Ibs Altered: Yes Color: Black w/white paws Ref. #2028 H/gh S/erra Ane00ea/Rescue Open from 10 am to 4 pm, Mon. thru Sat. (530) 832-4727 Northt Health Center URG 1850Spring RidgeDr. PHAnUAcvl Susanville llLlv.cluA JL I Quality Health Care, Your Choice...Our Commitment I Art by Kambe Kenaston Selling tobaccoto minors is illegal and bad for business and bad for kids The sale of Tobacco oroducta to oeraona under 18 years of ace is orohihited by law and subject to nenaltie To report an unlawful tobacco sale call 1-800-5-ASK-4-1D Thank you for not selling to kids from Plumas County Public Health Agency Paid for with Prop 99 funds t