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E.[t[I[II]I]['!t!I ]:riLi[I:ji(j]!U1!UiLL!]iL]]HiWlt]HURLi illi J.2dLLlil, :,! .d ]II i[ lt ll!Ul!|i I lIH]J]g,.illilLLtlllllgliilllliillliilliJ  '  - 4B Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter LAW, from page 3B One person was arrested on charges of violating a protec- tive order and violating pro- bation. Taylorsville One person was arrested on a DUI charge. Virgilia One person was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. One person was arrested on a charge of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Fire Thursday, June 30 Burn pile: In Graeagle, a caller reported noticing an illegal burn pile. Graeagle fire was paged and responded. Gas: In Portola, a caller re- ported smelling gas. Portola fire was paged. Burn: In Chester, a caller reported people on the lake having a large bonfire. The caller said the people were not in a campground. The call was transferred to Susanville Interagency Fire Center. Sunday, July 3 Campfire: In Belden, a caller reported someone was build- ing a campfire that was out of control. The call was transferred to the U.S. Forest Service. Tuesday, July 5 BBQ: In Blairsden, a caller reported a small grass fire in her backyard that started from her barbecue. Graeagle, Plum as Eureka and White.- hawk fire were paged and responded. " Wednesday, July 6 Generator: In Portola, a generator fire was reported at the Lake Davis Water Treatment Plant. Beck- wourth fire was paged. Medical Thursday, June 30 Poison: In Quincy, a caller re- ported he intentionally drank a can of lighter fluid. He was requesting an ambulance. Plumas District Hospital and Quincy fire were paged and responded. PDH said it would notify the mental health department. Chest: In Quincy, a caller re- ported a 90-year-old female who was having difficulty breathing and experiencing chest pain. Quincy fire and PDH were paged and re- sponded. Unknown malady: In Greenville, a deputy reported receiving information of a medical aid request• Fire and ambulance responded. Indian Valley fire was paged. Unknown malady: At Lake Almanor, a caller reported a 61-year-old female who was feeling very ill and vomiting blood. The call was trans- ferred to SIFC. Heart: In Taylorsville, a caller requested an ambu- lance for a male who was experiencing a rapid heart rate. The call was transferred to South Lassen EMS. Indian Valley fire was paged• Friday, July 1 Airway: In Lake Almanor, a caller requested medical aid for a male with respiratory problems. The call was trans- ferred to SIFC. Airway: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for a 2-year-old who had a fish bone stuck in his throat. PDH was paged. Saturday, July 2 Fall: In Chester, a caller reported an elderly female had fallen and was injured. The call was transferred to IFC. Fall: In Crescent Mills, a caller reported an elderly female had fallen in the bathroom. The information was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley/Crescent Mills fire was paged and re- sponded.  - =  . , ...... Pain: At Bucks Lake, a caller requested an ambulance for a 26-year-old male who had a ddden severe headache. The ll was transferred to PDH. eadow Valley fire and cks Lake fire were paged responded. [Inknown malady: In Blairs- den, a caller reported a f male who needed medical ttention. The call was trans- ferred to Eastern Plumas t[ealth Care and Graeagle fLre. Both were paged and responded. t,ccident: In Sierra County, a caller reported a motorcycle e ccident. PDH was paged nd responded. CalFire re- s )onded. I nknown malady: In (',hester, SIFC received cross traffic of an unresponsive fmale who was possibly € iabetic. SIFC sent fire and edical units. Inknown malady: In Portola, caller requested an ambu- ance for his grandmother ho was awake but not esponsive. The call was ransferred to EPHC. Portola we was paged. eizure: In Graeagle, a caller eported a person experienc- rig a seizure. Graeagle fire was paged. The information was transferred to EPHC. Sunday, July 3 Fall: In Portola, a caller requested an ambulance for his mother who had fallen. The call was transferred to EPHC. Beckwourth fired was paged and responded. Heart: At Lake Almanor, a caller reported an 83-year-old female who was having heart trouble and needed oxygen. The call was transferred to SIFC. Head: In Portola. a caller reported a 9-year-old with a large head laceration. The call was transferred to EPHC. Portola fire was paged. Unknown malady: In Quincy, a. caller reported a male GREENBACKS COUPONS WORKS! AAA MAINTENANCE 530) 283-1472 Rick Kerr The response I have received this summer from crastomers using the Plumas/Lassen Connection's Greenbacks Coupons has been terrific! My customers,, both established and new are finding the Greenbacks coupons within the phone book workfor them too. Realizing the importance of servicing your Toyo or Monitor heaters with Rick and AAA Maintenance, you save fuel, which saves you dollars $$ - the whole idea behind the "Greenbacks Coupons." It's a win/win for everyone. Be sure to look for A Maintenance's coupons in next year's Plumas/Lassen ConneCtion phone book, they will be there just waiting for you. Rick Kerr 287 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA • 283-0800 135 Main Street, Chester. CA • 258-3115 ":' .9.4.   .... " Gem, ille, CA • 258-3115 I00 Grand Ave. Susanville. CA • 257-5321 - Westwood PinePress L|I I0]l P.O• Box 79@ Westwood, CA • 258-3115 96 F:.. Sierra (Hwy 70), Portola. CA • 832-4646 il[ll i[]] 1 il,|]lll Hllll mill IBliiEflli|lllll]lllllll ]IHDIH[ l[ltBImH riia patient who needed assis- tance. PDH was paged. Bite: In Greenville, a caller reported a female with a dog bite. Indian Valley fire was paged. Monday, July 4 Unknown malady: In Green- ville, a caller requested an ambulance for a female who was vomiting and had become dehydrated. The call was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley/ Crescent Mills fire was paged and responded. Head: In Portola, a caller requested an ambulance at a boat dock for someone with a head injury. The information was transferred to EPHC. Sierra Valley fire was paged. The USFS said the injury was the result of two boats colliding. Blood pressure: At Lake Almanor, a caller requested an ambulance for her hus- band who was experiencing high blood pressure. The call was transferred to SIFC. Pain: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for herself because she was experiencing abdominal pain. The call was trans- ferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded• Fall: At Lake Almanor, a caller reported a 2-year-old was a victim of a fall and was unresponsive. The child was transported to the airport and flown to Enloe hospital in Chico. Tuesday, July 5 Airway: In Mohawk, a caller reported a male was having difficulty breathing• The call was transferred to EPHC. Graeagle fire was paged• Back: In Clio, a caller re- quested an ambulance for a person experiencing extreme back pain. The call was trans- ferred to EPHC. Whitehawk fire was paged. Unknown malady; In,Lake Almanor, a caller requested an ambulance for his Wife who was vomiting• The call was transferred to SIFC. Wednesday, July 6 Pain: In Lake Almanor, a caller requested an ambu- lance for his wife Who Was expermncing abdominal pain. The call was trans- ferred to SIFC. Fall: In Quincy, a caller re- quested an ambulance for an elderly female that had fallen in the house. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded• Unknown malady: In Chester, a caller requested an ambulance for a person who ,had passed out. The call was transferred to SIFC. Thursday, July 7 Accident: At Canyon Dam, medical attention was re- quested for the subject of a motorcycle accident. The information was passed on to the California Highway Patrol. SLEMS was advised. Greenville fire was paged and responded. Seizure: In Quincy, a caller requested medical aid for a male having a seizure. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Explosion: In Chester, two children and an adult were reported to be injured after an explosive device in a coffee can was ignited. One of the victims was transported to Seneca. The USFS was notified. CHP REPORT Backing up, July 1 At 11:44 a.m., Ralph D. Wilburn, 72, of Quincy, was backing a 1996 Dodge 2500 pickup out of a parking stall on the west side of Dame Shirley Plaza onto Buchanan Street• Joanne E. Taddei, 58; was driving a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am northbound on Buchanan Street approach- ing Main Street at a stated 15 mph. Wilburn failed to see the Pontiac approaching and allowed the left rear corner of the Dodge to impact the right side of the Pontiac, ac- cording to the CHP report. The pickup came to rest blocking the northbound lane of Buchanan Street near the intersection with Main Street. Wilburn moved the Dodge back into its original parking stall• No injuries were sustained by either party. Lost control, July 1 At 8:30 p•m., a 16-year-old boy, of Beckwourth, was driving a 2003 Ford F-350 on Highway 70 eastbound west of Butterfly Valley Road at 50 mph. As he was negotiating the curvature of the roadway, the right side tires of the vehicle left the pavement and traveled onto the dirt shoulder. According to the California Highway Patrol, this caused the Ford to be thrust out of control to the right. The driver countersteered the vehicle left back into the traffic lanes, but lost control and the Ford traveled back to the right and rotated 180 de- grees. The front and driver side of the Ford struck the dirt enbankment bordering the south roadway edge of ag Sexual assault is a serious crime ainst a person's sense of self and well-being.IQ The right to choice has been forcibly taken away but the right to report the violence has not. If you have doubts, confusion, feelings of shame and despair or if you just want some information about your rights, legally and as a human being, please call the Plumas County Rape Crisis Center at 283-5515 and ask for a counselor or Sierra SAFE at 991-1237. Crisis Line  Resource 283-4333 >'-' Center il 1"877"332"2754 °r 283"5515  A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center ******************** & Northeastern Rural : Health Clinics Proudly Acknowledges . Noreen Frieling g F.N.P. . 2011 Employee Of The * Month Highway 70 and came to rest. The driver was wearing his safety belt and was unin- jured. A witness immediately called the .CHP for assistance. The eastbound lane of Highway 70 was temporarily closed and traffic was di- verted around the collision as Quincy Tow responded to tow the vehicle as it sus- tained moderate damage and was inoperable. Hit and run, July 2 At 9:05 a.m., an unidenti- fied driver was driving a pickup westbound on High- way 70 at an unknown speed west of Maddalena Road. As the road curved to the left, the pickup continued straight and went off the right side of the road. The CHP reports that the pickup struck a barbed wire fence, taking down approxi- mately 160 feet of it. The driver drove the pickup back onto the roadway and left the scene heading west. Broken back, July 2 At 11 a.m., Robert Diehl, 57, of Reno, was traveling south- bound on La Porte Road north of La Porte on a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle. According to the CHP, Diehl failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and subse- quently struck the asphalt curb on the west shoulder and was ejected from the motorcycle. Diehl was transported by private party to Renown Medical Center in Reno and is currently being treated for a broken back and multiple abrasions over his body. He was wearing a helmet. ATV rollover, July 2 At 11:30 a.m., Donnie Fox, 68, of Carson City, Nev., was driving a 2000 model ATV near the Middle Fork of the Feather River in the Maybe area. Fox was driving on Forest Service land in steep terrain. He and his passenger got off the ATV and turned it to face uphill. Fox got back on the ATV and attempted to ride it up the steep hill. The ATV rolled over onto him, pinning his right foot. Although Fox and his passenger were able to move the ATV off of his foot, he was unable to walk due to a wound on his ankle• According to the CHP re- port, Fox crawled down the hill to some trees near the river• His passenger crawled up the hill to get help, but became disoriented and followed a road that led down to the river. A homeowner in Gold Mountain heard the two calling for help. Plumas County Search and Rescue responded and rescued the couple• Backing out, July 3 At 10 a.m., Ronald Schmitt, 21, of Reno, was attempting to back out of a parking space at Spring Creek Campground near Frenchman Lake in a 2000 Ford Ranger. The pickup had a manual transmission. Schmitt started the engine, but it died. The CHP reports that he allowed the pickup to roll down an embankment and hit a tree. Schmitt was not wearing a seat belt, but was not injured. DUI U-turn, July 3 At 5:05 p.m., James Trem- blay, 31, of Portola, was driving a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup eastbound on Lake David Road. Tremblay made a quick U-turn at Altis Trail. While making the U-turn, according to the CHP, Tremblay placed the Ford directly in the path • of Christopher Piccirilli, 41, of Portola, who was traveling eastbound in a 2006 Chevy Silverado behind_ Tremblay. Piccirilli attempted to stop, but could not avoid colliding with Tremblay. , Both drivers w . seat belts and neit] injuries. Upon fur gation, Trembla to be under the alcohol and was ,. DUI. * Motorcycle on tl * shoulder, July 7 * At 11 a:m:, Susa , of Reno, was travel , Yamaha V-Star , northbound on E See t ,  I ! I llllllllll[] 3 i1111 Ilil 11  I 'rr ]llllL|: ;re wearing mr reported her investi- was found nfluence of wrested for Le n Dufva, 51, tngona 2006 xiotorcycle ighway B9, aw, page 5B