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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, June 25, 2014 3B LAW and ORDER CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by Quincy CIIP as a tenta rive summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). A-23 at quarry, June 14 Christopher Garcia, 31, of Beckwourth, was driving a 1994 Dodge pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer with ATVs on it northbound on A-23 at a speed of 40 mph. At approximately 9:40 a.m., Garcia felt the trailer and truck begin to fishtail. Garcia was unable to recover the vehicle before it left the roadway and overturned. The ATVs were all ejected from the truck and trailer when the trailer broke free from the truck. The truck overturned and came to rest on its side. No one in the vehicle sustained any injuries. The cause of this collision is still under investigation. Highway 395, June 15 Linda Chivers, 63, of Reno, Nevada, was driving her 2000 Toyota Highlander southbound on Highway 395, south of the Long Valley Ag Station, in the No. 2 lane at a stated speed of 55 mph. Chivers had been traveling since 7 a.m. and was fatigued, according to the CHP report. Robert Dwyer, 77, of Sparks, Nevada, was driving his 2006 Toyota towing a tent-trailer in front of Chivers at a stated speed of 55 mph. Chivers related she fell asleep while driving. The Highlander accelerated southbound in the No. 2 lane and collided with the rear of Dwyer's tent trailer. After the collision, Chivers awoke from the impact. Chivers and Dwyer drove their vehicles to the west shoulder and stopped. Dwyers called 911 and awaited CHP arrival. None of the involved parties requested medical care. Highway 70, June 15 At 9:15 p.m., Kyle Schafer, 26, of Rocklin, was driving a red 2013 Honda Civic on Highway 70 eastbound east of Grizzly Road at approximately 60 mph. A deer running from south A 1989 Ford Bronco II sits on its hood along the shoulder of Highway 70, just west of Sloat Road, on Thursday afternoon, June 19. According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver, Marlie Abogadie, 20, of Cromberg, fell asleep at the wheel. She was not injured in the rollover accident. Photo by Dan McDonald to north ran directly in front of the Honda's intended path of travel. Schafer had no time to take evasive action. The front of the Honda struck the deer. After the collision, Schafer exited the vehicle and waited for help. No one in the vehicle suffered any injuries. Highway 70, June 15 Terry Lee Olwell, 68, of Magalia, was traveling westbound on Highway 70 in a 1995 Jaguar when he approached a curve in the roadway. According to the CHP report, Olwell was traveling at a speed in which he was unable to safely negotiate the curve. Olwell allowed his vehicle to travel off the roadway and onto the dirt shoulder. Olwell attempted to bring the vehicle back onto the roadway, however, the rear of the vehicle began to rotate in a counterclockwise direction. The vehicle traveled back across the westbound lane and almost collided with a car traveling eastbound. In an effort to avoid this collision, Olwell turned the vehicle again and caused the front of his Jaguar to collide with the north cliff face of Highway 70. Olwell was uninjured and was assisted by witnesses to the collision. Bucks Lake Road, June 18 At approximately 11:15 p.m., James Penn, 30, of Quincy, was driving his black 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 westbound on Bucks Lake Road just east of Snake Lake Road. According to the CHP report, Penn dozed off and allowed his Dodge Ram 500 to drift off the roadway onto the south shoulder of Bucks Lake Road and collide with a rock wall along the south shoulder. After the collision, Penn ran home and later returned to the scene of the collision. Penn was determined to be under the influence and subsequently arrested for DUI. Penn was taken to Plumas District Hospital in Quincy, treated for his injuries, consisting of a left ankle sprain and neck pain, and later booked into the Plumas County Jail. Chandler Road, June 19 A non-injury traffic collision occurred in the wee morning hours, according to the CHP report. Christopher Clem, 23, of Quincy, was driving his 1987 Ford Econoline Wagon eastbound on Chandler Road, west of Barlow Road, near the Bengard Ranch. Clem observed a vehicle approaching in the opposite direction and turned to the Matty Chippers "Matty" is about 6 yrs old and was found. He is deaf due to a severe ear infection. "Chippers" is a unspayed female border collie mix. She is about 18 months old and a high energy little girl. If you hike or run she's the girl for you! ,~dopt I cat and ~e ~ill ~ave the adoption fee on the 2nd cat! Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-5pm. Saturday viewing is by appointment only. Office hours are subject to change due to staffing, calling prior to visiting shelter is recommended. All potential adopters must complete an adoption consultation form and be approved prior to adoption. Adoption fees are $10.00 for dogs and cats, license fee for dogs are $15.00 per year. Sponsored by: IJINCY DRUG STORE EST 187.5 283-0480 Your local downtown full service pharmacy including veterinary compounding For More Information or to View More Pets, Visit Us at right to allow additional room for the other vehicle. According to the CHP report, Clem was unfamiliar with the Ford's handling and the vehicle exited the south edge of Chandler Road. The right front of the Ford collided with a barbed wire fence and bent a metal pedestrian sign post. The collision damaged approximately 50 feet of fencing and resulted in" Clem's Ford being stuck on the south shoulder. Clem was wearing his safety restraint belt at the time of the collision and sustained no injuries. Highway 70, June 19 At approximately 3:45 p.m., a non-injury rollover traffic collision occurred on Highway 70, west of Sloat Road. Marlie Abogadie, 20, of Cromberg, was driving her 1989 Ford Bronco H eastbound on Highway 70, at approximately 55 miles per hour. Abogadie was traveling from Feather River College to Cromberg. Abogadie reported falling" asleep and reawakening as her vehicle traveled off the south road edge and up a dirt embankment. Abogadie applied the Ford's brakes hard and over-corrected as she steered the Ford to the left. She turned the vehicle back to the right and exited the South road edge a second time. She steered the Ford to the left again, trying to regain control of the vehicle, but was unsuccessful. The Ford traveled off the north road edge and slowly roiled to its left and onto its roof. The Ford came to rest on the north shoulder. Abogadie was wearing her safety restraint belt at the time of this collision and no injuries were reported or observed. BLOTTER, from page 2B Saturday, June 14 Unknown malady: In Spring Garden, a caller asked for directions to PDH. He said he was taking his wife to the hospital in a personal vehicle. Seizure: In Quincy, a caller reported that a female had suffered a seizure and was not responsive but was breathing. The call was transferred to PDH. Quincy fire was paged, Unknown malady: In Chester, a caller reported that a medical activation button had sent an alert for an elderly person. There was no response when a call was made to the person. The information was provided to SIFC and a deputy. Overdose: In Greenville, a PDH paramedic requested an ambulance for a male who had possibly suffered a drug overdose. The call was transferred to SLEMS. The information was provided to a deputy. The caller was contacted after the victim was transported to SLEMS. The caller said the victim appeared to have suffered a long-term overdose of medication and that it did not appear to be intentional. A deputy advised the patient was being transferred to PDH. Cardiac: At Lake Almanor, Lake Almanor Country Club security reported receiving a call requesting an ambulance for an elderly male with heart problems. The call was transferred to SIFC. Airway: In La Porte, a caller requested medical aid for a male with breathing problems. The call was transferred to Grass Valley CDF. Sunday, June 15 Airway: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for a person who was in respiratory distress. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH was paged. Seizures: In Crescent Mills, a caller requested medical aid for his wife who was having seizures: The call was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley/Crescent Mills fire was paged. Motorcycle accident: In Storrie, a caller requested medical aid for a motorcyclist who was down. PDH and Quincy fine were paged. Units responded from Butte County. Fall: In Cromberg, a caller said his wife had fallen off a horse and possibly fractured her arm. The caller said he would drive her to the hospital. The call was transferred to PDH. Monday, June 16 Pain: In Keddie, a caller reported that her mother was in pain and needed an ambulance. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH was paged. Cardiac: In Chester, a caller requested an ambulance for an elderly female who was having a cardiac issue. The call Was transferred to SIFC. Miscellaneous Friday, June 13 Burglary: In Graeagle, a caller reported that someone broke into his residence and stole money and medication on June 12. A deputy took the report. Please Support the Plumas-Sierra County Fair N ,awall! ! Sweetheart of the Mountains Contestant, Rachel Wehrman, is offering raffle tickets for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to beautiful Maui at Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas One week stay at a I bedroom premium villa. Reservation dates: Nov. 30th - Dec. 7th, 2014 (reservation dates can be adjusted prior to Sept. 30th w/o penalties) (visit: the-westin-kananapali-ocean-resort-villas/) Airfare not included Ticket cost ~ only 70 tickets will be sold ... raffle will be held August 1st, 2014 regardless of sales. Rachel will be at numerous public events throughout the summer selling the raffle tickets. Also available for purchase at: Plumas Sanitation, Plumas Bank & Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce To send a legal: To send an advertisement: J (