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4B Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter LAW, from page 3B having a seizure. The call was transferred to SIFC. Miscellaneous Thursday, June 7 Wounded bird: In Chilcoot, a caller reported that a wound- ed eagle was in her yard. She was given the number for the California Department of Fish and Game. Friday, June 8 Dog trouble: In Chester, a caller reported his Pomeranian dog was killed by a neighbor&apos;s dog a few days earlier. The caller said the neighbor was still al- lowing his dog to run free. The information was trans- ferred to Animal Control. Saturday, June 9 Disoriented: Near Beck- wourth Peak, a caller report- ed that he got lost while kayaking and was disorient- ed. He believed he was one mile east of Beckwourth Peak along the river. He was with a woman and reported that neither of them was injured, just cold. The call came in near midnight. The USFS was notified. The two people were located by Search and Rescue and re- ceived medical attention. They were cleared by the medical staff and returned to their vehicle. Monday, June 11 Hiker stuck: Near Belden, a caller advised he was stuck on the side of a mountain and could not get down. The caller was reported to be about one mile up Yellow Creek from Highway 70. He said he was about 400 feet above the west side.of the creek. The caller said he had water and food and had been backpacking for several days. The information was trans- ferred to the CHP and USFS. The victim was extracted with the help of the CHP heli- copter and transported to Quincy. Bear: In Quincy on Jackson Street, a caller reported that her back door was shaking. She said the last time that happened it was a bear. She said there was no garbage in the backyard and she was worried that someone was trying to get inside the resi- dence. The information was transferred to a deputy. After re-contacting the caller, she said it was indeed a bear and that the bear had left the scene and was headed up Lee Way. A deputy was un- able to find the bear. Tuesday, June 12 Horse down: In Greenville, a caller on North Valley Road reported that her horse was down and that a bear had been seen in the area heading toward Indian Mis- sion. The information was transferred to DFG. A deputy was unable to locate the bear. CHP REPORT Lost control, June 10 At approximately 3:15 p.m., Ronald Paul Greet was riding a 2003 Harley Davidson 405.W. Main St., Quincy 283-4345 "A Uulqae 8hop tu (alu" 75% OFF All Winter Clothing At the ATM Graeagle • 836-4400 KRISSY'S KLOSET AND KOLLECTIBLES ' . THRIFT STORE " Second-hand Clothing • Collectibles and much more • Donations Welcome 530-832-5600 181 Nevada St., Portola EPHC Auxiliary N, flLy Thrifty 116 Commercial St. • "Old Town Portola" 832-5967 Open for donations and great values. Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-3pm motorcycle eastbound on Highway 70 just west of Belden Town in the Feather River Canyon at approxi- matelY 50 miles per hour. While attempting to negoti- ate a left turn in the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol report, Greer applied the front brake, lost control of the Harley and was partially ejected. Greer im- pacted the roadway surface on his right side and sus- tained minor injuries consist- ing of road rash to his right elbow and forearm. Greer was then helped from the roadway by fellow riders and waited on the shoulder until the arrival of emergency personnel. He was wearing a helmet. The colli- sion remains under investi- gation. Wasp, June 12 At 12:45 p.m., Levi Hyde- Beverage, 18, of Loyalton, was traveling northbound on Smithneck Road in Sierra Brooks at approximately 60 mph, when he attempted to swat a wasp that was inside the 1993 Ford Escort. According to the CHP re- port, as his attention was di- verted to the insect, he al- lowed the vehicle to cross the southbound lane and he drove onto the southbound shoulder. The vehicle trav- eled northbound along the southbound shoulder for a few hundred feet before it collided with a speed limit sign. Hyde-Beverage was wear- ing a seat belt and did not report any injuries from the collision. & Rear-end collision, June 13 At 3:27 p.m., Joyce Adams, 73, of Meadow Valley, was driving a 2001 Honda CRV eastbound on Highway 70 (Main Street) approaching the intersection with Quincy Junction Road. According to the CHP report, Adams failed to notice Brandy Appley, 26, of Quincy, was stopped for the red light at the intersection in a 1992 Isuzu Rodeo. Adams' vehicle struck the rear of Appley's vehicle at a low speed, causing only damage to the front of the Honda. Both drivers and all passengers were wearing seat belts. A passenger in Appley's vehicle complained of some pain after the collision but refused any medical treatment. Overturned, June 16" At approximately 11:50 p.m., a 1986 Chevrolet truck was being driven westbound on Bucks Lake Road west of Quincy at an unknown speed when the truck veered off the roadway onto the south shoulder and overturned. According to the CHP report, the unknown driver fled the scene and is being sought. The truck's two passengers, who were not wearing seat belts, suffered minor lacerations. Both passengers were arrested for public intoxication, falsifying infor- mation and obstructing a peace officer's duties. CHP's investigation into the accident is ongoing. Man to be sentenced for unemployment fraud A Greenville man pleaded '!no contest" to a felony count of grand theft earlier this month. Kevin Norberg was charged with helping an in- mate in the Plumas County Jail illegally obtain unem- ployment benefits. Norberg is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 7 in Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy. District Attorney David Hollister said he takes fraud cases very seriously. "This type of crime victim- izes all taxpayers at a time when our economic re- sources continue to dwindle," HoUister said. The inmate for whom Nor- berg helped secure unem- ployment benefits, Scott Papenhausen, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, June 22, on other unrelated charges. Hollister thanked Sheriffs Deputies Phil Shannon and Steve Clark, as well as Employment Development Division Investigator Jerry Adda, for their work investi- gating the case. Resisting an officer On June 8, Susanville resi- dent Maurice Wimberly was sentenced and placed on three years of formal proba- tion for. resisting an execu- tive officer. Wimberly pleaded "no contest" to the felony viola- tion May II. His conviction stemmed from an incident where he got into a loud argument with county jail. He was ordered to not consume any intoxicants and be subject to a search and teting. Possession of stolen goods Portola resident Robert McDowell was sentenced and placed on three years of formal probation for a felony conviction of possessing stolen property. • During his June 8 sentenc- ing, McDoweli was ordered to spend 270 days in jail s a condition of his probation. He was also subject to a search clause and ordered to pay appropriate fines and fees. McDowell was convicted on April 27 of possessing a chainsaw that was reported stolen by his former employ- er. Methamphetamine for saale On June 1, Portola resident Brian Fulcher was sentenced to 16 months in the county jail following his May 4 conviction of possessing methamphetamine for sale. Fulcher, who pleaded "'no contest" to the felony charge, was arrested following the service of a search warrant. The search turned up rrleth that was packaged for sale. 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