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2B Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 . Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS / LAW and ORDER SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Information in the Sheriff's Blotter is gathered from the dispatch iogs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff's Oj~ce. No individuals" names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. Following is a summary of the week's activity from Aug. 9 through Aug. 13. Near the West Shore of that a child was the victim of Lake Almanor, the CHP a boating incident. The boat requested assistance with a patrol reported that four woman lying in the roadway, juveniles were on two jet skis A deputy checked the area and crashed. but couldn't fred anyone. ~uspicious activities In a tree At the Cromberg Cemetery, At the fairgrounds, a caller a caller reported that reported three males with someone in a van keeps handkerchiefs over their parking there. He was asked faces in a tree. The caller did to leave and keeps returning. get them down, but asked for The CHP was unable to locate extra patrols, the van. BY THE NUMBERS Medical Thursday, Aug. 10 34 CHP requests In Greenville, Indian Growlers 33 medical requests Valley and Crescent Mills In Quincy, a caller 33 reports of suspicious fire departments were reported that two dogs were circumstances alerted when a man cut part running loose in a 29 911 calls made of his hand off with a table neighborhood. The caller 24 arrests reported saw. A medical helicopter described them as aggressive 23 reports of a civil nature was also alerted, and growling. Deputies 18 disturbances reported located the dogs and agreed 13 reports involving Saturday, Aug. 12 that they were aggressive. probation Break a leg They couldn't catch them and 12 assisting another agency In Belden, someone called forwarded the information to calls for an ambulance when a animal control. 11 requests for assistance man fell offthe stage: 9 animal control calls Suspicions at the fair 8 requests for a welfare check Burglary In Quincy, a caller 7 fires reported At the fairgrounds, reported that he had a booth 7 thefts reported someone in the livestockat the fair and found that 7 cases involving drugs office reported that a check someone had opened the 7 reports involving housing and cash were missing. It canopy to it. He said he didn't 6 cases of harassment was thought that someonewant to go inside until he reported might have broke into the talked to a deputy. There 6 trespassing reports offlce during the night,didn't appear to be anything 6 assaults reported stolen, it was just a case of 6 reports of alarms going off Disturbance at the suspicious circumstances. 5 requests for assistance racetrack from a fire department At the fairgrounds, it was Dangerous ride 4 reports concerning reported that a man was In Sierraville, a caller property keeping campers awake reported that her husband 4 boating incidents reported because he was driving was leaving with her child around the racetrack with and the caller was hanging ARRESTS his water truck and all the onto the back of the car he Chester lights on. A sergeant was driving. Dispatch Near the spillway, a caller reported the man left. reported she was very hard reported a campfire, to understand. The call was Deputies reported the arrest transferred to Sierra County. of someone who was charged on an out-of-county warrant. Portola The CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with driving under the influence. A caller reported that a man was apparently passed out in his vehicle. Quincy Deputies reported the arrest of a woman who was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance. Deputies reported the arrest of a man who was charged with being intoxicated. A caller reported a man falling of his bike on the bike path. Quincy Fire Department and Plumas District Hospital were paged. A deputy reported the arrest of a woman who was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with probation violation and possession of a controlled substance and another man who was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance. SCEL OUS Sunday, Aug. 13 In the roadway Friday, Aug. 11 Fire reported Near the Taylorsville "T," Remove ~our stuff and down Highway 89 on the don't come back! riverside, a caller said he In Taylorsville, a Caller could see black smoke, but no reported having an ongoing flames. The information was problem with a person transferred to the USFS. The trespassing on her property. USFS reported the lookout She said the man refused to couldn't see anything, but ' leave. She wanted him to units were enroute. Ground remo;ce his wood splitting units were unable to locate equipment and not return. A anything, deputy contacted the individual who agreed to Going back to school move his things. A caller reported there were four Angus cows on his property. A man reported that they belonged to the college and were being rounded up. Fire on Claremont A caller reported seeing a f'ire on the peak. She said she saw flames in two spots. The USFS determined it was in the interior of the burn on the Minerva Fire. Mail stolen Near Taylorsville, a caller reported that someone stole the mail from his box in front of his house. He said that others were having the same problem. Fight In Greenville, a caller reported a fight with a woman. She said she was punched. Both parties were separated and didn't need medical attention, Crash on the water Near the Lake Almanor Peninsula, it was reported Text: Here2Help to 72727 Just studying the animals Near Silver Lake about 6 miles up a dirt road, someone reported a mining claim. A couple seemed to arouse suspicion when they said they were with a university and were studying animals. The person said he thought the people were also stalking him. The information was .turned over to the USFS for their law enforcement to check out. Not a Bernie fan In Quincy, a caller reported what he called an offensive Bernie (Bernie Sanders) sign on Bucks Lake Road. He wanted a deputy to contact him to see if something could be done about taking it down. Illegal camping In Taylorsville, a caller reported that two young men were camping illegally. He thought they might have a mining claim. The information was transferred to the USFS. Flying watercraft At Big Cove Marina in Lake Almanor, it was reported that three children flipped a jet ski. They seemed to be okay. They did need assistance from the boat patrol to right the jet ski. Trespassing and broken window In Quincy, a caller reported that a woman was trespassing and that they got into an argument. A deputy spoke to the caller and he said the woman left. Then he said that the woman punched out a back window when he tried to give her a ride somewhere. Wrong car In Quincy, a caller reported that she accidentally got into the wrong car when she left a business. She said her car is just like it. She said she didn't take anything. Disturbance at the fair In Quincy, a caller reported that one woman in a dress'got into a very loud argument with another woman in a dress near the front gates inside the fairgrounds. One woman charged through the food court, and then left the fairgrounds. She was then seen near the skate park yelling at people and tiitting cars as they drove by. A deputy was unable to locate her. Stranded animal A deputy reported that a horse was stranded on the east side of Massack Rest Stop. The information was transferred to the CHP. The deputy said there was someone at the fairground that would pick up the horse. I don't know In Greenville, a caller reported that she wasn't sure if she needed help, but called just in case she did. At the beefstro In Blairsden, a caller reported that calves were wandering on the road. The CHP was asked to respond to the area in front of the bistro. Bad driver, wrong vehicle Westbound on Highway 70 entering Portola, an off-duty officer reported that a vehicle just intentionally ran him off the road. The call was transferred to the CHP. Fire reported In Blairsden, a caller reported that her shed was on fire. Eastern Plumas and Graeagle fire departments were paged. Theft reported In Quincy at the fairgrounds, a caller reported that someone just tried to steal something from his booth. A deputy reported that there was no theft and the caller had scared the individual off. The deputy checked the area, but couldn't fred anyone meeting the description. Theft reported In Graeagle, a caller reported the theft of three checks. She said one was cashed in Reno. Suspicious camera In Chester, a caller reported that her neighbors were setting up cameras and one was pointing right at her child's bedroom. A deputy contacted the neighbor and reported the camera wasn't pointing toward the neighbor's windows. Mail theft In Taylorsville, a caller reported that she saw someone take mail from her box. She requested that a deputy respond. Wednesday, Aug. 9 Stolen truck In Portola, a caller reported that someone just stole his truck from his driveway. A deputy reported they had a suspect in mind, No key was needed to start the truck. Stolen signs At Yellow Creek Campground near Lake Almanor, someone reported that all of the closed signs posted throughout the campground had been stolen. The caller requested that a deputy assist in putting signs back up since hunters were around. A deputy reported that a man was issued a no trespass warning. He was also picking up his things and would be moving on. Assault reported In Quincy, someone at the hospital reported that a juvenile had been assaulted at the fairgrounds. The assailants were a group of boys. Throwing water jugs In Delleker, a caller reported seeing a man walking down the highway whose dog was in and out of' traffm: A Woman reported ~ seeing a man throw a large jug of water in front of her car. Deputies reported giving the man a ride out to Beckwourth. Suspicious activities In Chester, a deputy reported that he was contacted by a business owner who reported some suspicious happenings. The deputy reported that the man had recovered property belonging elsewhere. Road rage Westbound on Highway 70 near Hallelujah Junction, a caller reported a possible road rage incident. It looked as ifa man was doing to punch another man along the highway. The information was transferred to the CHP. Theft In Quincy, a woman reported that someone stole food from her house earlier in the week. Then she noticed that a wagon was stolen out of her yard that morning. Droning on In Quincy, a caller reported that a drone was in the area of her house: CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area California Highway Patrol as a tentative summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Single-car accident, Aug. 16 At approximately 2 p.m., Arden Alexander, 76, of Quincy, was driving her 2005 Honda Civic northbound on Highway 89 south of Indian Falls Road. Her speed was approximately 50 mph as she entered a left curve in the road. As she drove around the curve, Alexander allowed the right side tires of her Civic to drift onto the east gravel shoulder bordering the roadway. The driver steered left to get back into the northbound lane but over-corrected. The Civic veered sharply to the left, across both lanes of traffic and struck a dirt embankment on the west side of the highway. After the collision, Alexander was able to drive her vehicle to a large gravel turnout on the east side of the highway, north of the collision scene and wait for assistance. Alexander had been wearing her seat belt and was not injured. Hot asphalt spilled, Aug. 18 Dennel Fernstrom, 54, of Sparks, was driving his 2005 Peterbflt northbound on Highway 89 at about 7:20 a.m. He was hauling a load of asphalt in a belly dump trailer between Truckee and Calpine. The belly dump hatch was not completely closed and the trailer was spilling hot asphalt onto the road along the way. Multiple vehicles sustained damage from the spilled asphalt. CHP Responded to the call and located the responsible driver and vehicle. This incident iS still under mve~tigaf~oru ~ :.! Solo-vehicleincident~ ........ Aug. 19 Katelyn Miller, 21, of Quincy, was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile northbound on Highway 89. At 10:05 a.m., she was north of Wolf Creek Road and traveling at approximately 58 mph.. The driver allowed the vehicle to leave the roadway to the east of the highway. Miller then turned the Oldsmobile back to the left, but was unable to regain control. The Oldsmobile began to spinout and cross over the solid double yellow lines and across the southbound lane onto the west shoulder. The right front of the car struck a tree spun around and the front of the vehicle hit another tree. Miller and her passenger had been wearing seat belts. They refused treatment from medical personnel on scene. CHP took the driver to Plumas District Hospital in Quinc~ for treatment of a minor injury. Due to major damage, the vehicle was towed from the scene. See CHP, page 3B MARRIAGE LICENSES Aug. 11 Wilkinson, both of Portola. Sarah Linnea Westlund and Wyatt Nathaniel Aug. 14 ' Parsons, both of Portola. Mary Marie Mannies and Hannah Lauren Collier Jesse Robert Obernlan, both and Cody Michael of Fernley, Nevada. Anderlini & McSweeney LLP Terry Anderlini is a Northern California Super Lawyer, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney and Past President of the State Bar of California. We specialize in litigation including wild fire litigation and serious personal injury cases. Local References Call 650-212-0001 and ask for Terry Andeflini or Chris Andersen tanderlini@amlawo ffice .corn