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Bulletin, Kecoro, erogresslve, Keporter vveonesoay, ~ug. o, zu ~,~ ~D AW and ORDER CHP REPORT The following inciden ts are submitted by Quincy CHP as a ten ta tive summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Highway 70, July 25 At approximately 6:36 p.m., Scan Alan Johnson, 50, of Greenville, was driving his Chevrolet Silverado pickup westbound on Highway 70, east of Round House Road. Cynthia Lynn Crim, 55, of }reenville, was driving her 2000 Chevrolet Camaro eastbound on Highway 70,. east of Round House Road, at a stated speed of 55 mph. As Johnson neared Crim, Johnson fell asleep, allowing his Chevrolet Silverado to turn to the left, out of the westbound lane of Highway 70, and enter the eastbound lane directly into the path of Crim's Camaro. The left front of Johnson's Silverado collided with the left fro~t of Crim's Camaro, causing major damage to both vehicles. Crim suffered major injuries as result of the collision. Alcohol and/or drug usage does not appear to be a factor in this collision, according to the report. Bucks Lake Road, July 26 ' Thomas A. Beisheim, 62, of Pleasant Hill, was riding his 2012 Ducati Multistrada 1200S motorcycle eastbound on Bucks Lake Road west of Toll Gate at an unknown speed. At approximately 12:50 p.m., as he traversed a curve to his left, he attempted to apply his rear brake. He explained that his rear brake would not work so he then tried applying his front brake. As he did so he accidentally hit the throttle rocker attached to his throttle, causing his motorcycle to accelerate rapidly. He was unable to make the curve in the roadway and his motorcycle traveled off the south shoulder. Beisheim was ejected from his motorcycle and struck a small tree. Beisheim's motorcycle struck the same tree and continued further down the embankment where it came to rest. Beisheim received major injuries during the collision and was flown by Care Flight to Enloe Medical Center in Chico. Stampfli Lane, July 26 At approximately 10:27 p.m., Brandon Jaimez, 28, of Greenville, was driving his parents' 2000 Chevrolet Prizm westbound on Stampfli Lane north of Crescent Mills at an unknown speed. According to the CHP report, Jaimez was approaching a sharp curve in the roadway but, because of his speed, was unable to negotiate the curve. The Prizm's wheels lost traction with the roadway and it rotated clockwise. The vehicle slid across both lanes of Stampfli Lane, coming to rest against a barbed wire fence. Jaimez was later arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Post office, Quincy, July 28 At approximately 2:30 p.m., Suzie T. Pryor, 55, of Quincy, was in the driver's seat of her 2007 Kia Sorento, parked ina parking stall at the Quincy Post Office. Pryor put the Kia into reverse and was about to back out of the parking stall. Pryor thought that she had dropped some money on the ground outside of her Kia and got out of her Kia. Pryor forgot that the Kia was in reverse and when she got out of her Kia, the Kia started to drive backward. Pryor attempted to get back into her Kia to stop it. Pryor was unable to stop the Kia before it collided with a parked 2006 BMW Dakar F650 motorcycle and pinned the BMW against a light pole. Both the Kia and BMW came to rest against the light pole. No parties were injured. Highway 70, July 28 This collision occurred on Highway 70 east of Harrison Ranch Road (Green Gulch Ranch). According to witness statements, an unidentified driver was traveling westbound on Highway 70 in a pickup truck at an undetermined speed while passing a slower-moving vehicle. James E. McKay, 61, of Chilcoot, was traveling eastbound on Highway 70 in his 2002 Volkswagen Jetta at a stated speed of 67 mph. The unidentified driver began passing with insufficient clearance and McKay was forced to steer Don't know where to turn to for support? If you or anyone you know are being bullied or harassed, whether at school or at work, please do not hesitate to call: The Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line at: (530) 283-4333 " 1-877-332-2754 -Or~ 283-5515 for information & referrals A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center All Garden Decor * Offer ends 8119/14 2019 East Main St., Quincy ,~,~../" Tues-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm 283-2929 sat 10am-4pm Closed Sun & Mon his Volkswagen onto the south shoulder to avoid a collision. McKay subsequently lost control of his vehicle, traveled across the traffic lanes and continued into a drainage ditch where his vehicle overturned one time. After the collision, the unidentified driver continued westbound on Highway 70 and failed to stop at the scene. If you have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Quincy CHP. McKay received minor injuries, according to the report. Lee Road, July 31 At approximately 1:50 p.m., David Cottle (employee of East Quincy Services District) noticed damage to the fencing around the pump house at Well No. 1 located at 1301 Lee Road (at the intersection with Bell Lane) in Quincy. Cottle realized that a vehicle had crashed into the new fencing and then fled the scene, so he called CHP to report the accident. Cottle related that the new fencing cost the East Quincy Services District $7,000. Investigation into the incident determined that a vehicle traveling east on Lee Road had either drifted onto the north shoulder or failed to make a safe left turn onto Bell Lane (northbound). The errant vehicle hit a raised dirt embankment on the north shoulder of Lee Road and the east shoulder of Bell We run your meter backwards www.frenergy, net CA Lic. 874049 With your AAA Insurance Quote Call us today! Insurance Travel Membership Bob Phelps Insurance Agent Lic #0579096 252-5014 Fax 2573762 Cell 386-3515 email: robert phelps@goAAA corn 2920 D Main St Susanville CA Lane. The vehicle then hit the west chain link fence around the pump house at East Quincy Service District's Well No. 1. The driver of the errant vehicle then fled the scene without leaving any information regarding his/her identify, proof of financial responsibility or the vehicle information. Evidence left at the scene indicates that the suspect vehicle was either a Chevrolet Cavalier, a Pontiac Sunbird or a Buick Skylark between the years 1982 and 1994. Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact the Quincy CHP office at 283-1100. Highway 70, July 31 Michael Heinlein, 47, of Quincy, was driving his 2012 Honda CRV eastbound on Highway 70 at a stated speed of 55 mph approaching Massack Rest Area when a deer ran out from the south shoulder directly in front of his vehicle. Heinlein braked his vehicle and turned to the left to try to avoid hitting the deer. The right front of his vehicle struck the deer and the deer succumbed to its injuries. Heinlein was not injured during the collision. SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Arrests Chester One person was arrested on charges of being in possession of drug paraphernalia, being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. Two people were arrested on a charge of DUI. One person was arrested on charges of public intoxication and violating probation. One person was arrested on charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest. Crescent Mills One person was charge of DUI. arrested on a One person was arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Greenville One person was arrested on charges of child endangerment, vandalism, spouse abuse and violating probation. Lake Almanor One person was arrested on a charge of DUI. One person was arrested on a charge of dangerous operation of a watercraft. Paxton One person was arrested on charges of illegally growing marijuana and being in possession of marijuana for sale. Portola One person was arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. One person was arrested on a charge of DUI. One person was arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Quincy One person was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest. Two people were arrested on a charge of public intoxication. One person was arrested on a charge of violating probation. One person was arrested on a charge of disobeying a court order. One person was arrested on charges of public intoxication and vandalism. See Blotter, page 5B LASSEN-PLUMAS-SIERRA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR FUNDING FOR THE YEARS 2015/2016 The Lassen-Plumas-Sierra Community Action Agency (LPSCAA) is now accepting proposals for funding in CalendarYears 2015 and 2016. LPSCAA was established to assist low-income individuals and families in Lassen, Plumas, and Sierra counties. Applications are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, September 5, 2014. Grant guidelines and application instructions are contained in the application packet and can be obtained at the LPSCAA office, 183 W. Main Street, Quincy, during normal business hours. Requests are also accepted by phone (530-283-2466), mail (P. O. Box 319, Quincy, CA 95971) or email ( ~~