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Record, Reporter 7Jedt~esda/ ,,d~ .... 30 2OO~ 3B appears in from Patrol .Quino; and, in e. The been in- automobile acci- constitute liabili- the re- deter- in the ized as major or fa- received When he fell and went Ly, May 41, was dri- southbound 95, two miles Vada border. at a high 'and drifted off center medi- instead of to slow Ig in- in an attempt Onto the high- realize he was the Long and struck posts that His re- airborne as it e~nbankment trlto the bottom nose first up the op- Ulent before Own onto its Was not wearing ad the impact the steer- against There were no witnesses to the collision and he realized that probably nobody could see him. He was not able to move up the steep embankment to sum- mon aid. He did crawl a few feet from the vehicle and laid in the shade of the overcrossing un- til he was spotted by a north- bound passerby at about 2:30 p.m. the following afternoon. The person stopped and gave Gross some water, and then went to the Agricultural Inspection Station to repoz~ it to the CHP. The reporting party said he was lucky in spotting the ve- hicle, because he just hap- pened to be looking down as he was driving past. Gross was transported to Washoe Medical Center in Reno. Main Street, Quincy A Pleasantville, Iowa, resi- dent suffered minor injuries when the 1981 Honda motorcy- cle he was driving was run over by a Caltrans truck Wednesday, May 23, at 12:02 p.m. A Caltrans worker (name not released) stopped the 2000 Chevy truck he was driving on the north shoulder of the road to check the signal lights at the intersection of Main Street and Quincy Junction Road. He got out of his truck and was at the light pole when his vehicle, which was left in dri- ve with the emergency brake on, began to roll. The truck rolled up on the sidewalk and then turned slightly to the left, where it crossed the second lane and struck the side of Edward Renfrow's motorcycle as he sat waiting for the light to change in the first lane. Renfrow, 55, fell over to his left and, in doing so, hurt his right wrisL Photo by Victoria Metcalf A Pleasantville, Iowa resident received minor Injuries when a Caltrans truck, left unattended, ran over the Honda motorcycle he was drivin~ Although the truck ran completely over the rear and middle ImCCion of the motorcycle, the driver only received an injured wrist. The ambulance responded Highway 89, 1.4 miles north of 150 feet. He then tried to steer and hit a tree. to the scene and checked out Wolf Creek Road at approxi-to the left in order to get the The truck came tcJ rest Renfrow's wrist, but he was mately 35-40 mph. vehicle back on the roadway, against the tree, with the front not transported to Plumas The collision occurred but overcorrected, end of the truck suspended in District Hospital. when Ryan was negotiating aThe vehicle went into a the air. sweeping left curve and al-broad side skid to the left. He Although not injured, Ryan Highway 89, Wolf Creek Road lowed the vehicle to drift to came back onto the roadway,was pinned in the driver's No injuries were reported the right. It was then high in- skidded across both lanes to a seat by the seat belt he was when a Reno resident was in- to the curve, point where it high-centered wearing, and had to have as- volved in a single-vehicle inci- Ryan then allowed the vehi-and overturned onto its right sistance ~etting out of the re- dent Wednesday, May 23, atcle to run off the roadway on side. hicle by fire department per- 10:30a.m. the east dirt shoulder. The truck then skidded sonnel. Guy Ryan, 40, was driving a He then drove along the across the southbound lane,The incident is still under 1997 Freightliner north onshoulder for approximately ran off the west dirt shoulder investigation. appears in Compiled from )Unty Sheriff's Wity log and, county cot. log. not report in arrests for such ~tion or a that someone Cases indicate he Plumas The in- through attor- printed al- ia question Years earli- has and it does under the System. If the determines evidence to the case, SSed or the amended. In the court :ttorney. The ; each COnstrued as ngs Rd. has been arrested and charged holiday weekend, this week's land, 28, of Greenville, was at- with a crime does not consti- sheriffs blotter contains only rested on allegations of child Tuesday, May 22 tute guilt. The case may never items through 8 a.m Friday, endangerment, child beating, Violation: Gordon Hilpert, 19, appear in court if the district May 25. Any arrests or other false imprisonment and rio- of Plumas County, was arrest. attorney determines there is in- activities of importance that luting probation, ed on an allegation of violat- sufficient evidence to prosecute occurred May 26, 27 and 28 ingprobation. the case. If the amount of bail will be reported next week.Violation: Hashim Cooper, of Ouincy, was arrested on an al- Resisting: Elizabeth ~he- legatmn of vmiahng proba- chourka, 25, of Grdenvi]ie, is not listed, the suspect is re- leased without bail,dITfUn~tv~: ~ Al~"~'\ " ~" ' "" ' paper attempts to t~,~l~ ageVf ~ tPrlda:V;,May 25_ ,.*" ,,'"~20.. ...... tton.,,, " ............. suspects whenev~ they a~e prO- ~ "W'afrant: Athena Guerra, " , vialed by th~heriff's depart- of Portola, was arrested on a Spousal abuse: Christopher ,rr4en fugitive warrant. Thompson, 20, of Quincy, was arrested on an allegation of MEMORIAL DAY Thursday, May 24 abusing a cohabitant and rio. Because of the Memorial Day Child abuse: Jeremy W. Char- lating probation. was arrested on allegations of resisting arrest and ignoring a peace officer's orders. Monday, May 21 Stolen property: Joe J, Vega, 56, of Quincy, was arrested on a statement about a de- had been placed on probation the defendant that he should ing probation. The violation fendant's guilt or innocence; for burglary, expect 12 months in jail as took place when he arrived at rather, the headlines are in- part of being placed on proba- the county jail to start serving tended as short descriptions of Guilty tion for five years. In addi- 60 days for a previous offense. the type of case in question. Nicholas Eckenroad, of Por- tion, Eckenroad is expected to The additional jail time was tola, admitted to a pair of pro- receive 180 additional days for ordered by Plumas County One year bation violations last week in the probation violations. Judge Alan H. Thieler earlier Joshua W. Darley was or- Plumas County Superior this month. Olivas' attorney, dered last week in Plumas Court, and pied guilty to a Additional 30 days Doug Prouty, asked the judge County Superior Court to drug charge. Although he will Rodolpho Olivas, 29, of PoP to give the defendant only two serve a year in the county jail be formally sentenced Junetola, has been sentenced to 30 additional days. for violating probation. He 29, Judge Alan H. Thieler told days in county jail for violat- Serving the Entire Community I II are now seeing patients at our new treat all your concerns clinic Family Practice Women's Health Diabetes Management Elderly Affordable Health Care Accepting MediCal, Medicare, Blue Cross, Blue Shield and other private insurance 410 Main Street Greenville 284-6135 an allegation of possessing stolen property. THEFTS, EURGLARIFJ AND PROPERTY CRIMES Friday, May 25 Computer: A Quincy resident re, Ported that he,had: ~- chased a computer, over. the Interact and that it had, not been delivered. Thursday, May 24 Window: A Chester resident reported a broken window. The estimated loss was $100. Tuesday, May 22 Theft: A Blairsden resident re- ported that someone stole his lawn furniture. OTHER REPORTS Friday, May 25 Cape: A Graeagle resident re- ported that an older woman pushing a grocery cart was seen running around with a long, black cape.