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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 3B _,AW AN> ORDER SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Arrests Portola One person was arrested on charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest. One person was arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. One person was arrested on charges of being in possession of a controlled substance, being under the influence of a controlled substance and disobeying a court order. One person was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and spouse abuse. One person was arrested on a charge of battery. Quincy One person was arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and violating probation. Two people were arrested on a charge of public intoxication. One person was arrested on charges of assault and threatening bodily harm. One person was arrested on charges of public intoxication and disobeying a court order. Taylorsville One person was arrested on charges of being in possession of a controlled substance, being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. Fire Monday, Sept. 15 Grass: Near Beckwourth, a caller reported a grass fire. The caller said the fire was not. near any residences. The call was transferred to the U.S. Forest Service. Beckwourth fire was paged. Medical Wednesday, Sept. 10 Medicated: In Portola, a caller reported that her husband was driving himseff to the hospital and shouldn't be driving. She said he had over-medicated himself. The information was provided to Eastern Plumas Health Care. The information was provided to the California Highway Patrol. EPHC later advised that the man arrived at the hospital. Fall: In P0rtola, a caller reported that a baby had fallen and hit his head. The call was transferred to EPHC. Portola fire was paged. Fall: In Chester, a caller reported that her husband had fallen and could not get up. She said it was not known if he was injured. The call was transferred to Susanville Interagency Fire Center. General illness: In Graeagle, a caller requested an ambulance for his elderly uncle who was ill. The call was transferred to EPHC. Graeagle fire was paged. Airway: In Greenville, a caller requested an ambulance for a male who was having difficulty breathing. The call was transferred to South Lassen EMS. Indian Valley fire was paged. Bleeding: In Greenville, a caller requested medical help for a male who was bleeding from the mouth. The call was transferred to SLEMS. Thursday, Sept. 11 Bladder: At Lake Almanor, a daller requested medical help for his mother, who was unable to control her bladder. The call was transferred to SIFC. Pain: In Quincy, a caller requested medical help for a female in pain. The call was transferred to Plumas District Hospital. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Bee sting: At Lake Almanor Peninsula, a caller reported a male was incoherent after being stung by a bee. The call was transferred to SIFC. Friday, Sept. 12 Back: At Lake Almanor, a caller reported a female was having severe back pain. The call was transferred to SIFC. Airway: In Portola, a caller requested an ambulance for herself because of difficulty breathing. The call was transferred to EPHC. Portola fire was paged and responded. Altered state: In Graeagle, a caller requested medical help for a male who was in an altered state of consciousness. The call was transferred to EPHC. Graeagle fire was paged. Blood: In Belden, a caller requested an ambulance for a female who had blood in her stool. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH was paged. Cardiac: At Bucks Lake, a caller requested medical attention for an unconscious female who had possibly suffered a heart attack. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH, Meadow Valley fire and Bucks Lake fire were paged. The patient was trafisferred to Reno by helicopter. Fall: At Lake Almanor, a caller requested medical aid for a male who had fallen and injured his right hip. The call was transferred to SIFC. Unknown malady: In Chester, a caller requested a medical transport. The call was transferred to SIFC. Fan: In Greenville, a caller reported that she had fallen and could not get up. The call was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley fire was paged. Headache: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for an inmate who had a bad headache and was shaking. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH was paged. Saturday, Sept. 13 Cardiac: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for his friend who had a malfunctioning pacemaker. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded. General illness: In Portola, a caller requested an ambulance for herself because of general illness. The call was transferred to EPHC. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded. Stroke: In Quincy, a caller requested medical attention for her mother, who had head pain and was concerned about a possible stroke. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Sunday, Sept. 14 Bicycle accident: In Portola, a caller reported that a bicyclist was down on the road with injuries. The call was transferred to the CHP. The information was provided to Sierra County. Sierra County dispatched an ambulance. Intestinal blockage: At Lake Almanor, a caller reported a female was suffering from an intestinal blockage. The call was transferred to SIFC. Airway: In Chester, a caller requested an ambulance for a female who was having trouble breathing. The call was transferred to SIFC. Neck: In Beckwourth, a caller requested medical aid for her daughter, who had a neck injury. The call was transferred to EPHC. Beckwourth fire was paged. General illness: In Chester, a caller requested an ambulance for his wife, who was ill. The call was transferred to SIFC. Monday, Sept. 15 Cardiac: In Greenville, a caller reported that her father was possibly having a heart attack. The call was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley fire was paged. The caller called back and said her father was having a seizure. Airway: In Portola, a caller reported a patient was having trouble breathing and needed an ambulance. The information was provided to EPHC. Portola fire was paged. Miscellaneous Wednesday, Sept. t0 Deer stuck: In Greenville, a caller reported a large buck was caught in the fence on her property and was bleeding from the head. The caller said the deer was thrashing around. The information was provided to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Thursday, Sept. 11 Injured fox: In Quincy, a caller reported that he had an injured fox inside his store and that the fox had run off across the street. The caller said he was concerned about the fox interacting with people. A message was left with CDFW. Saturday, Sept. 13 Bear: In Quincy, a caller outside of the Valero gas station said he almost hit a bear with his vehicle. The caller said the bear took off southbound near the apartments. Monday, Sept. 15 Injured bear: In Portola, a caller reported that a bear had been in her yard for some time and appeared to be injured. She said the bear could not get up. The caller was provided the number for CDFW. ! CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by Quincy CHP as a tentative summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). ' Highway 70, Sept. 12 Laurie Jean Held, 54, of Portola, was driving her 1988 GMC pickup from Quincy to Portola on Highway 70, at about 5:42 p.m. As she ascended the Blairsden grade east of Highway 89, she allowed the vehicle to drift from the eastbound lane into the soft dirt shoulder. Held jerked the steering wheel to the left, causing the vehicle to spin out of control across the highway. As the vehicle was facing the opposite direction, the tires grabbed the dirt on the north side of the road and the truck flipped multiple times before coming to rest at the bottom of the embankment. Held crawled out of the wreckage and waited for assistance. She was treated for minor injuries at Eastern Plumas Health Care. The accident is still under investigation. Highway 70, Sept. 13 At approximately 10:20 a.m. Thomas Underberg, 57, of Westwood, was riding his Hai'ley Davidson Road King motorcycle westbound on Highway 70 west of Crystal Springs. He was traveling about 60 mph when a deer ran out in front of him. The front of the motorcycle struck the deer, causing Underberg to lose control of the motorcycle. The vehicle came down on its left side and started sliding westbound in the westbound lane of Highway 70. The driver and motorcycle became separated. Underberg came to rest in the westbound lane of Highway 70 with moderate to major injuries. The motorcycle continued past him and came to rest on its left side on the north shoulder. The deer succumbed to its injuries after being hit by the motorcycle. Underberg was flown by Mountain Lifeflight to Enloe Medical Center for treatment. Highway 89, Sept. 14 Driving northbound in his 2006 Nissan Frontier pickup Check Out Our PLUMASNEWS.COM truck, Leonardo De Souza, 37, of Seaside, was traveling at a stated speed of 45 mph. At approximately 10:10 p.m., a large bear entered the northbound traffic lane of Highway 89 south of Old Truckee Road, directly in the path of De Souza's truck. The driver was unable to avoid a collision and the front of his vehicle struck the bear. The bear came to rest in the roadway where it subsequently died. De Souza was uninjured and reported the collision. Portola McLears Road (A15), Sept. 16 David Valascos, 19, of Portola was driving his 1999 BMW southbound on A15 just north of Craig Road. He entered a right-hand curve in the roadway at about 5:55 a.m. Due to his unsafe speed, according to the CHP report, Valascos was unable to negotiate the curve and lost control of the BMW. The car spun clockwise and left the roadway facing northwest. The front left side of the BMW collided with a dirt embankment and the car proceeded to spin approximately 270 degrees clockwise. Eventually, the left front of the vehicle collided with a pine tree and the car came to rest on its roof facing northeast. Valascos broke the left front window and exited the BMW on his own. A passerby stopped and reported the collision. The driver suffered minor injuries. Highway 89, Sept. 17 About 12:30 a.m. Ricky Allen, 39, of White City, Oregon, was driving his 2011 silver Toyota Prius northbound on Highway 89, approximately 2.1 miles north of the Sierra/Nevada county line at a stated speed of 55 mph. Allen was very tired, according to the CHP report, and fell asleep while his car was entering a left-hand curve. The Prius drifted out of the northbound lane and onto the east dirt shoulder. Allen woke up just before the entire right side of the vehicle struck a yellow paddle marker. After the collision, Allen was able to bring the Prius back onto LET US SAVE YOU TIME & MONEY REACH 75+ MILL[OR RF.ADER$ WffH ONE ORDER, ObSE 8iLL! Community Cias.ifled Ix $650 Statewide } 25 words/245+ papers $435 North/S485 South  Daily Classified 7 days $995 ' 25 words/41 papers/7 days $650 North/S650 South +,. CLASSIFIED COMBO 8 days $1,270 25 words/282+ papers Statewide ,,. DISPLAY - Commun] Rewpapets .1.40+ papers lx $1,600 2x2 Statewide; Sizes: 2x2; 2x4; 2x5; 2x6 $1,240 2x2 No.; $1,240 2x2 So. NEWSPAPERS DELIVER! 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Oakland Camp Road, Sept. 18 Shannon Denise Floresterrero, 44, of Quincy, was driving a Pontiac Sunfire at a high rate of speed on Oakland Camp Road, north of Chandler Road. About 6:50 p.m. she allowed the Pontiac to leave the roadway and travel up an inclining dirt embankment. She tried to turn back to the roadway and made a hard left, which caused the vehicle to overturn. The car slid off of the roadway and down a dirt embankment. Floresterrero was able to exit the vehicle, which was on its roof. She suffered moderate injuries as a result of the collision. Floresterrero was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. NZA! ONLY! Tamarack Stove black door with steel legs + Starting at $1399 2019 East Main St., Quincy 9:30am-5:0pm qSu3:b hc tgs otgco m C::10/-4PMon