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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 3B VITAL STATISTICS/LAW and ORDER VITALS, from page 2B graduated from Gridley High School in 1968 and then went on to earn her master's degree from Chico State. This led her to a 35-year teaching career, starting at Portola High School and then moving to Quincy High School. While living and teaching in Portola, she ran into her old high school sweetheart, David Pearson, who was living in Greenville, at the time. In 1978 Carollee and David married and had three beautiful children: Lindsay, Clinton and Dana Pearson. Carollee is survived by her loving husband, David Pearson; three children and their spouses, Lindsay (Dustin) Vert, Clinton (Lauren) Pearson and Dana (Marcel) Gomez; along with her sweet grandchildren Devin, Quinton and Ty Vert; two brothers, Jim and Rob Couberly; and sisters-in-law Cathy (Pearson) Mills and Ron and Cindy (Pearson) and Randy Davis. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Helen Couberly; her brother, Bill Couberly; and in-laws, Larry and Anne Pearson. The family asks if you wish to make any donations, please donate to a cancer society of your choice. An opportunity to express condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at Merle Charles Reese Merle died on Sept. 13, 2018. He was born to Charles Albert and Lillian Olga (Bosch) Reese in Seiling, Oklahoma, on April 21, 1930, the Fifth of eight children born to the couple. The family subsequently moved to California. Merle served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict and received an honorable discharge. Following, he married Lois Jean Tyler; the couple had two children. After studying economics (and playing basketball) at Porterville College, Merle held a prestigious position as CFO at Casitas Water District in Ojai. Upon retirement, Merle and his family moved to Lake Almanor. Some years later, Lois suddenly passed away. Merle continued playing bridge with friends and golEmg in the men's club at Lake Almanor Country Club. He met and married Jan (Carlsen) in 2003. The couple has enjoyed their summer home in Lake Almanor; their winter home in Lake Havasu, Arizona; and their extensive travels worldwide. Merle is survived by his wife, Jan; his only surviving brother, Gerald (Linda) Reese, of Novato; two children, six stepchildren, 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. At Merle's request, there will be no service; he will be laid to rest with Lois at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park in CamariUo. Friends are encouraged to donate to their favorite charity in Merle's honor. Brad Thorne Brad Thorne, aged 69, passed away at his home at Prattville on Sept. 12, 2018, surrounded by his family. As his family and friends remember, Brad was a fun-loving daredevil with a mischievous side. He loved the outdoors and nature and had many hobbies. From an early age, he was an avid fisherman, who could tell a tall tale about the fish he caught. He learned to ski at age 5 and skied all his life, working as a ski patrolman and skiing pro at Ski Apache in Ruidoso, New Mexico, where he lived for many years. As a young man, he spent all his summers at his parent's home on the Lake Almanor Peninsula, working as a lifeguard at Rec One, fishing, swimming and water skiing. Fall was hunting time, spent with his friend Bobby McKay and one of several black labs he had throughout his life. He enjoyed hunting elk, deer, ibex, the occasional bear and all game birds. Brad was born March 22, 1949, in Ontario, to George and Sylvia (Kiosterud) Thorne. He graduated from Red Bluff High School attended Shasta College and University of Nevada, Reno. He is survived by his life partner, Carol, his sister Marbry (John), brother, Andrew (Robin), his son, Robert McKay and Linda SHERIFF'S Page, both residents of New Mexico, and numerous nieces BLOTTER and nephews. His beloved daughter, Information in the Sheriffs Stacey, his parents, George Blotter is gathered from the and Sylvia, and his brother, dispatch logs provided by the Jeff, preceded him in death. Plumas County Sheriffs Offw.e. Brad enjoyed several No individuals' names are reported. And those arrested careers in his life, working as a ski mechanic, was a should bepresurned innocent talented stone mason, a untilproven guilty. creative prep cook, and his The following is a summary of favorite position, chain saw mechanic at Ayoob's the week's activity from Sept. 3 Intermountain Power to Sept. 10. Equipment in Chester, a job he dearly loved. BY THE NUMBERS Brad was active in the 47 requests for medical help community, as a volunteer at 38 calls to 911 the Almanor Basin Food 35 CHP calls Pantry, a supporter of the 26 disturbances reported Coppervale Ski Hill, and a 24 suspicious calls certified lay speaker for the 16 civil calls 16 arrests United Methodist Church, as well as a member of the Lake 13 fire reports Almanor Elks Lodge, #2626. 12 assisting other agencies He was a compassionate man, 11 requests for assistance always willing to lend a hand 10 extra patrol checks made to family, friends and 10 probation cases community. 10 animal control calls A memorial service will be 8 code enforcement reports held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 welfare checks requested 1 p.m. at the Chester United 7 traffic-related incidents Methodist Church. A 6 intoxication-related cases celebration of life will 6 thefts reported continue after the service at 5 threats reported Carol's Caf6, Prattville. 5 mental health cases In lieu of flowers, 5 boating incidents donations may be made to the 5 alarms reported Coppervale Ski Area, P.O. 5 burglaries reported 4 court-related issues 119, Westwood, CA 96137 or the Almanor Basin Food 4 sex-related cases Pantry P.O. Box 1445, 3 citations Chester, CA 96020. 3 child-related incidents 3 deaths reported 3 juvenile related crimes 3 alternative sentencing DEATH NOTICES activities 3 harassment situations Lynne Marie Haas 3 requests for search and rescue Lynne Marie Haas, passed from this life unexpectedly Sept. 8, 2018, at Seneca Healthcare District following complications from recent surgery. She was born May 26, 1940, in Yreka. In her passing Lynne leaves her sons, Chris Haas and Greg, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by a brother, Laddie Palmer and sister, Judy Draughon. A celebration of Lynn's life was held Sept. 14, at the Fehrman Mortuary Chapel-Westwood in Westwood. An opportunity to express condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at The family asks that any remembrances in Lynne's memory be made to Sierra Hospice, c/o Fehrman Courtney (Michelle), Mort tary and Crematory, granddaughter, Caitlyn and P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA best friends and caregivers, 95947. e Plumas County Veterans Stand Down is looking for Volunteers. September 22nd 8:30 - 4:30 Plumas County Fairgrounds Register at: Info at: All Volunteers get a custom shirt. Needed will be: Golf cart (driver), Stage set-up/take down, Registration booth (data entry), Group help, Runners foe exhibitors, Clothing donations disbursement, Homeless gear, Maintenance of fairgrounds, Food handlers, Controllers for parking, Helping exhibitors (tables/chairs & runners for food/drink), For more info, contact: Information guides Ryan Rogers / 530.283.6307 ext 1202 / Scott Quade / 530.283.6424 / Please come and be a part of bringing--- vital veteran services to Plumas County. ARRESTS Blairsden CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence. Chester A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with being under the influence of a,: controlled substance. A caller reported a fw, ht between himself and a woman. They were separated, but his fmger was cut with a knife. SIFC staged as a precautionary, but medical wasn't necessary. A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating probation. Graeagle A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with driving under the influence. A man was also arrested and charged with being intoxicated. Greenville A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating probation. A deputy reported that a woman was arrested and charged with being int6xicated and violating probation. A caller complained that the woman wouldn't leave some property. Portola CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher. A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating probation, resisting arrest and making criminal threats. A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with resisting arrest and trespassing. A deputy reported the arrest of an individual charged with being intoxicated. Quincy A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. A caller initially requested a welfare check on a woman. The caller said that she learned that a woman might be shooting-up in front of a child. A deputy said the child was okay with the mother. The deputy did pass along the information to child protective services. outstanding warrants. Taylorsville A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with violating probation. A caller reported receiving a phone call from a man who said a woman was causing a disturbance and broke the windows in a house. An infant was inside. MISCELLANEOUS Monday, Sept. 10 Asleep in the lobby In Portola, someone from the post office reported that a woman was sleeping in the lobby. She was lying under a blanket. A deputy said she was gone when he arrived. The deputy was on the lookout and would issue a trespass warning. Hit in the crosswalk In Quincy, a caller reported that someone ran over a skunk in the crosswalk on Filmore and Jackson streets. The county road department was to handle the situation. On the side of the road Eastbound on Highway 36 near A13, a caller reported seeing a man lying on the side of the road. He had his arms up and was waving them around. The information was transferred to CHP. A deputy was requested to go to the jail for a woman who was trying to turn herself in and was under the influence. The woman was charged with violating probation. Near miss On Lake Almanor, a caller reported that he was almost hit by another boat near Canyon Dam. He said the boat came within 19 inches of his boat. He gave a description of the boat and said there were two males on board. They were heading toward Lake Cove. The information was transferred to a sergeant. The officer was unable to locate the boat. A deputy reported a court remand of a man charged with violating probation. A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with two Stolen package reported In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that her package was stolen from her mailbox. A See Blotter, page 5B / ! ] . 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