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8B Wednesday, July 25, 2001 Bulletin, Progressfve, Record, Reporter in a two-vehicle incidentthe vehicle's tires got back Wednesday, July 18, at 6:20 onto the pavement, it spun Newspaper a.m. around and ran off the road- Information that appears Raul L. Acevedo, 36, of way once more. in this column is compiled Lindsay, was driving a 1999 This time the vehicle was from the California High- Ford F150 pickup northbound traveling backwards and the way Patrol activity logs in on HiQhway 395, 1.1 miles"~ft rear of the vehicle struck Quincy and, in some cases, north of Highway 70. an - an over a metal post lo- Susanville. The fact that He pulled off the roadwaycared s'buth of the south road- someone has been involved and came to a stop on theway edge ofHighway 70. in an automobile accident right shoulder. does not constitute liability Joshua A. Cadwell, 25, ofHighway 36, west or fault. In addition, the re- Henderson, Nev., was driving of Highway 89 porting CHP agency deter- a 1997 Ford F250 pickup, and Two Westwood residents mines whether injuries in was also traveling north-were killed when the 2000 ve- the accident are character- bound on Highway 395. hicle they were in overturned ized as minor, moderate, Cadwell was traveling at 65 Saturday, July 14. major or fatal, to 70 mph. Frank Ranella, 89, was east- Acevedo failed to see Cad- bound on Highway 36, three Highway 70, Twain well approaching and began miles west of Chester. A single-vehicle incident to make a U-turn in front of For an unknown reason he was reported when a Herlong the oncoming pickup. The allowed the vehicle to leave resident struck a deer on left front of Acevedo's pickup the roadway. Highway 70 east of Twain then struck the right rear of He managed to steer the re- Wednesday, July 18, at 1:45 Cadwelrs pickup, hicle back onto the road, but p.m. Leola Dement, 62, was dri- over corrected to the right Highway 70, Mohawk and allowed it to enter the ving a 1994 Ford westbound Vista Drive south shoulder. The vehicle at 40 mph. No injuries were reportedthen skidded offthe roadway, She said a deer descended when a Graeagle teen was in- collided with a tree and then the north slope of the moun- volved in a single-vehicle in- overturned. tain and ran into the west- cident Tuesday, July 17, at The vehicle came to rest on bound lane. 11:20 a.rn. its roof. She attempted to stop her Brandi V. Ward, 16, was Mary Ann Ranella, 92, was vehicle, but was unable to and struck the deer. driving a 1999 Honda Civic pronounced dead at the eastbound on Highway 70 scene. The deer caused moderate east of the west end of Mo-Ranella was transported to front end damage to the vehi- hawk Vista Drive, at 60 mph. Enloe Hospital in Chico, cle. She took her eyes off the where he was also pro- Dement was wearing her roadway and allowed the ve- nounced dead. seat belt and was not injured hicle to drift to the right Both victims were wearing in the collision, where it ran off the road. their seat belts at the time of Highway 395, near Highway 70 She then veered back intothe incident. No injuries were reported the eastbound lane and, when Friday, July 20 items valued at $600 from Violation: Ronald Anderson, Peninsula Drive. Newspaper policy 69, of Portola, was arrested Information that appears in this on an allegation of violating Theft: A Quincy business re- column is compiled from the probation, ported that a bike valued at Plumas County Sheriff's Depart- $150 was stolen. ment's activity log and, in some Violation: Stephen W. Jones, cases, the county correctional cen- 23, of Quincy, was arrested Friday, July 20 ter's booking log. The newspaper on an allegation of violating Fraud: A Portola business re- does not report suspects' names in probation, ported that two suspects arrests for public intoxication or stayed at a motel and then drunk driving (unless accompa- Thursday, July 19 billed the cost to the Plumas niecl by a more serious charge, Violation: Brandie Arata, 29, County Crisis Line. In addi- such as probation violation or a felony). The fact that someone has of Portola, was arrested on al- tion, one of the suspects re- been arrested and charged with a legations of violating proba- ported that the other suspect crime does not constitute guilt, tion and battery, stole a boom box and 70 CDs The case may never appear in valued at $2,000 a day earlier. court (f the district attorney deter. Resisting: Kevin D. Baker, 21, mines there is insufficient evi- of Quincy, was arrested on a Vandalism: A Portola school dence to prosecute the case. If the fugitive warrant, reported an act of vandalism. amount of ball is not listed, the The estimated loss was about suspect is released without bail. Wednesday, July 18 $20. The newspaper attempts to list the age of suspects whenever they are Resisting: Janis Olsen, 50, of provided by the sheriff's depart- Mohawk, was arrested on anBoat: A visitor at Silver Lake tnent, allegation of obstructing a reported the theft of a boat peace officer, valued at $I,000. ARRESTS Sunday, July 22 Resisting: Arthur M. Poloni, Battery: John M. Fengler, 44, of Portola, was arrested on an of Twain, was arrested on al- allegation of resisting arrest. legations of spousal battery and making terrorist threats. THEFTS, BURGLARIES AND PROPERTY CRIMES Saturday, July 21 Sunday, July 22 Violation: Gordon W. Hilpert, Theft: A Reno resident re- 19, of Greenville, was arrest- ported the theft of $200 in ed on an allegation of violat- cash from Frenchman Lake. ing probation. Theft: A Lake Almanor rest- Drugs: Timothy D. Jones, 35, dent reported the theft of $60 of Chester, was arrested on a in cash from Peninsula Dri- an allegation of possessing re. dangerous drugs. Theft: A Lake Almanor resi- dent reported the theft of rather, the headlines are intended as short descriptions of the type of case in question. The folibwing cases indicate Adm~,ldmm processing by the Plumas County Superior Court. The information Genoveva Hernandez, 28, of is obtained through the court and Portola, admitted violating the district attorney's office. The probation last week in dates printed reflect time of pro- Plumas County Superior cesslng, although the incident in Court. Judge Ira R. Kaufman question may have occurred years ordered the woman to serve earlier. The fact that someone has 15 days for the violation, been charged with a crime and is being processed for it does not which stemmed from a dirty constitute guilt under the Cal(for- drug test. nia court system. If the district at- torney determines there is insuf. ~mi~mm ficient evidence to continue prose. Brandon L. Childress, 23,of curing the case, it may be dis. Quincy, admitted violating missed or the charges may be probation last week in amended. In some cases, Plea bar. gaining also is permitted by the Plumas County Superior court and the district attorney. Court. He will be sentenced The headlines that accompany Aug. 17 for the violation, each case should not be construed which stems from a dirty as a statement about a de. drug test. fendant's guilt or innocence; Tuesday, July 17 Bike: A Quincy resident re- ported that two bikes valued at a combined $200 were stolen from N. Mill Creek Road. One of the bikes was recovered. Dirt bike: A Quincy resident reported that a dirt bike val: ued at more than $6,000 was stolen from Bell Lane. Jacket: A Lake Almanor resi- dent reported that a life jack- et and other equipment val- ued at about $500 were stolen. Probation Steven Warner, of Plumas County, pled no contest last week in Plumas County Supe- rior Court to an allegation of fighting in pub].ic. He was placed on probation for two years by Judge Ira R. Kauf- man. contest Celith Walke, 30, of Quincy, pied no contest last week in Plumas County Superior Cou to felony possession of stolen property. She also ad- mitted a probation violation. Under the terms of her plea, Walke will not receive a state prison sentence. She is sched- uled to be sentenced next month. competition heats up WUI _s Motors Ouincy we've got: WE'RE CLOSING "EM ROOM FDR 2DO2 New Model 1991 MAZDA NAVAJO 4X4 NILE 1996 JEEP 199E FORD F-25(] 4X4 N/E RDO t Y 1999 DODGE 1500 4X4 OUT TO SLUR m m Private landowners are re- away with a much improved The "Maintaining Forest & sponsible for thousands of understanding of their roads Ranch Roads" workshop is miles of roads and trails that and a strategy for taking care scheduled for Friday, Aug. 24 crisscross the forests and of them." ,at the UC Forestry Camp, ranches of rural California. The workshop instructor is Schneider Creek Road, Mead- Learning how to maintain Bill Weaver, of Pacifm Water- ow Valley, near Quincy. It and manage these roads more shed Associates, a private runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. effectively is the focus of an company specializing in ero- Registration is limited to the Aug. 24 workshop, "Main- sion control and sediment re- first 30 people. The cost is taining Forest & Ranch duction. " $30, which includes lunch, re- Roads," organized by the Uni- Topics to be covered in- freshments and a roads hand- versify of California Coopera- clude: landowner needs,, book. tive Extension. rights and responsibilities re- For additional information "Rural landowners are in fated to property access; ac- and registration materials, need of good, practical infor- cess in the context of call Sherry Cooper at the mation to help them manage landowner management ob- Shasta County office of the their road systems," said jectives; environmental im-UC Cooperative Extension at Michael De Lasaux, UC Coop- pacts of rural roads; rural224-4902 or go online at . and Sierra counties, natives; stream crossing al- De Lasaux can be contacted "This one-day workshop em- ternatives; making a bad at 283-6125 or phasizes field evaluation of road or crossing into a good . road system conditions. Par- _ one; and costs and funding ticipants can expect to come for a road project. 937 MAIN ST. SUS&HVD