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,Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 5B BLOTTER, from page 4B Monday, Aug. 26 • :Fight: Near Belden, several callers reported that a male and female were hitting each other at the Belden rest area on Highway 70. The information was provided to a deputy and the CHP sent a unit. A caller at the Belden Resort said he received .several walk-in reports of the fight. He said the last report indicated that the woman "was on the ground. A later report indicated the woman had locked herself in a car and the male was walking westbound on the highway. A deputy advised he was unable to locate anyone at the rest atop and would be checking with the resort. He was unable to locate the suspects. Friday, Aug. 29 Bear: In Portola, a caller reported there was a bear in her front yard. The information was provided to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Tuesday, Sept. 2 Motorcycle vs. deer A motorcycle rider is attended to by passersby after he collided with a deer on Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon on Saturday. The rider, Thomas Underberg, 57, of Westwood, was flown by helicopter to Enloe Medical Center in Chico with serious injuries. Underberg was one of four motorcycle riders traveling westbound about 2 miles east of Twain when a deer charged from the trees bordering the south side of the road. Underberg was unable to avoid the deer and was separated from his bike. The road was closed briefly while paramedics rendered aid and transported Underberg to the waiting helicopter. Photo by Kevin Mallory Burglary: In Portola, a caller reported the theft of jewelry from her residence. A deputy responded to investigate. Leaking sewage: On the Bucks Oro Highway, a caller reported a motor home was leaking sewage headed toward Oroville. The call was transferred to the CHP. Submerged boat: At West Shore Lake Almanor, a caller reported a scuttled board and thought it might have been stolen. Neighbors reportedly advised that the boat was purposely sunk by the owner. Friday, Sept. 5 Bears: In Portola, a caller reported a bear and two cubs in her yard. She said the bears tried to get her dog. The information was provided to a deputy. The caller was provided the number for CDFW. A deputy advised the bears had left the area and were just south of the high school. The school's principal :was notified. Sunday, Sept. 7 Carts taken: In Quincy, a ;caller at Feather River :iCollege reported that two high school boys hotwired some of the college's golf " arts and then ditched them the creek. The caller said ithe carts had been recovered. CHP REPORT approximately 5:35 p.m. subsequently transported to approaching the Dodge. Highway 70, Morrison swerved to the Plumas District Hospital for While proceeding through a west of Cloman Ave. Pine Street, Sept. 5 right to avoid colliding with medical treatment. The curve in the roadway, the left About 11:53 a.m., Stanley At 11:15 a.m. Bruce the slower moving vehicle, collision remains under front of the Dodge struck the Smith, 70, and a passenger, He traveled off of the road investigation, left side of the Kenworth. All both of Manteca, were riding Schroeder had parked his pickup in front of his house edge where the truck collided parties were wearing their Mr. Smith's Harley Davidson facing east on the north side with a mailbox. The vehicle USFS Road 24N08, Sept. 8 seat belts at the time of the motorcycle westbound on of Pine Street in Quincy continued in a northwesterly Susan Thomsen was riding collision and no injuriesLawrence Street in Quincy while he was eating lunch direction into a ditch striking a Suzuki King Quad were sustained. The collision west of Cloman Avenue, during his lunch break, two additional trees prior to eastbound on USFS Road remains under investigation, within the second lane. Michael Whitecadena, 19, of coming to rest. 24N08, west of • Beckwourth-Genesse Road, at David Adrian, 75, of Quincy Quincy, left his residence at approximately 12:40 p.m. Caribou road, Sept, 11 was driving his 2004 Dodge 2017 Pine Street and was La Porte Road, Sept. 7 Thomsen's husband was Christopher Valenza, 31, of Dakota westbound on traveling eastbound toward At approximately 11:15 riding a quad to the rear of Anderson was driving his Lawrence Street, within First Street, when he allowed a.m., Timothy Kawcak, 48, of her. Ms. Thomsen hit a bump loaded 1989 Freightliner Log the first lane, next to Smith. his vehicle to drift toward the Reno, Nevada, was riding his in the road which caused her Truck southbound on Smith failed to observe the north side of Pine Street. His 2009 Ducati motorcycle atto be ejected from the vehicle. Caribou Road at a stated Dodge in the neighboring vehicle struck the rear of excessive speed travelingShe was airlifted from the speed of 15 - 20 mph as he • lane and initiated a lane Schroeder's parked pickup, southbound on La Porte Road scene to Renown Medical approached Highway 70. Atchange. While crossing Whitecadena stated he was east of Quincy, 4.4 milesCenter by Care Flight. about 8:40 a.m., as he into the first lane, the left adjusting the south of Highway 70. While traversed a curve to his right, rear of the motorcycle air-conditioning when he proceeding through a leftUSFS Road 23Nll, Sept. 9 Valenza was traveling toostruck the right front of looked up and realized he had curve, the motorcycle lost At approximately 12:40 fast for the conditions of the the Dodge. The motorcycle drifted toward the north side traction and overturned onto p.m. David Newton was roadway causing his log overturned. Both Smith of Pine Street. Neither its left side, causing the driving a Dodge Ram truck to roll over onto its left and his passenger struck Whitecadena nor his motorcycle and Kawcak to southbound on USFS Road side. The driver sustained passenger, Shania Parker, strike the roadway. As a 23Nll, 5.9 miles north ofminor injuries during thethe pavement, causing were injured during the result of the collision, Highway 70. Donald Drawver collision and was transported minor injuries. The collision. Kawcak suffered major was driving a Kenworth log to Plumas District Hospital collision remains under injur!es and was truck northbound in Quincy. investigation. Highway 70, Sept. 5 Mike Morrison, 61, of Petaluma was driving his Ford F150 westbound on Highway 70 at a speed of 65 mph. As he rounded a slight curve in the roadway, four miles west of Chandler Road, he observed a slower moving pickup directly ahead. 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