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t Record, Reporter Wednesday, Sept 26, 2001 5B policy that appears in is "compiled from Highway Pa- logs in Quincy some cases, Su- The fact that some- been involved in an accident does not liability or fault. In the reporting CHP the accident are char- minor, moderate, 395 uries were reported vehicles were in- in an incident Sun- 23, at 1:50 p.m. A. Kvasnak, 40, of was driving a mouth van south- L on Highway 395, 1.1 of Pozzolan Plant he saw a friend's ve- stopped on the east '395. and stopped on shoulder. He looked and started to U-turn. Neill, 67, of Sun- Calif., was driving a )odge pickup north- on Highway 395 at 65 )roaching the first who was stopped on dirt shoulder of the as the second vehicle to pass by the first Kvasnak made a U- hit the left side of vehicle. I tried to miss the van off the east road- ,e, but the van kept into the northbound struck the left side of with the front of Highway 70 west of Paxton The responsible party Welfield was not injured A Paradise resident re- should be driving a white, during the incident. ceived minor to major in- full-size pickup or SUV with He was~arrested and taken juries when the 1998 Harleydamage to its right rear, in- to the Plumas County jail. . r Davidson he was driving col- cluding black paint transfer. lided with an embankment If you have any informa- Highway 49, north of Sunday, Sept. 23, at 11:25 a.m. tion about the suspect vehi- the Sierra County line Donald Burns, 61, was dri- cle, please contact the CHP at A 17-year-old Vinton resi- ving westbound on Highway 283-1100. dent received moderate in- 70 at 40-45 mph. juries when the 1981 Honda He allowed the bike to drift Highway 70, near prelude she was driving to the extreme outside edge of Spring Garden flipped over Tuesday, Sept. the curve, contacting with No injuries were reported 18, at 3:25 p.m. loose gravel, when a Reno resident drove Katy L. Kanavel was travel- He lost control of the vehi- down a steep embankment ing northbound on Highway cle. It then fell over onto its Friday, Sept. 21, at 11:40 a.m. 49 north of the Sierra County right side and slid off theKevin P. Mcearchern, 29, line when she allowed the roadway in a northerly direc- was traveling westbound on right tires of her vehicle to tion before colliding with the Highway 70 west of Spring drift off the pavement. embankment. Garden, in a 1989 Ford. The tires went off the pave- Burns was wearing a hel- He looked down to adjust ment for some distance be- met, but smacked the side of the radio and drifted off the fore she came back onto the his helmet hard on the pave- roadway, highway. She then ran off the ment. He was taken to He then steered back onto roadway again. This time the Plumas District Hospital for the roadway and overcorrect- vehicle flipped over at least evaluation. It was unknown ed. twice before it came to rest. at the time of the report He ran off the roadway Kanavel received a broken whether Burns had received again and struck the dirt em- collar bone and wrist. minor injuries, or if he had bankment. She was transported to suffered a fractured skull,Mcearchern steered left Washoe Medical Center in which would make it a majorand crossed over the east- Reno for treatment. injury, bound lane and onto the south shoulder. Highway 70, near Two Rivers I, oe~ion unknown The Ford then struck a A San Mateo resident was A Quincy resident reported pine tree and plummeted uninjured when the 1995 a hit and run sometime dur-down a steep embankment Ford he wasdriving collided ing the evening of Friday, before coming to rest. with a deer Tuesday, Sept. 18, Sept. 21. He was not wearing his at 9:10a.m. Leonard La France said he seat belt, but said he was not Clyde B. Minter, 47, was parked his black 1999 Ford injured, only shaken, driving westbound on High- Escort in the parking lot at way 70 at 55 mph. the corner of Bradley and Highway 89, south He said a deer jumped from Lawrence streets in Quincy,of Indian Falls the south side of the roadway while he went to the movies. A Quincy resident was ar- into the westbound lane. He returned to the vehicle at rested and charged with dri- Minter braked but was un- 8:45 p.m. ving under the influence fol- able to avoid hitting the ani- Later, he drove to Safeway lowing a vehicle incident real. and parked his vehicle in the Thursday, Sept. 20, at 11:30 Minter was not injured be- parking spaces in front of the p.m. cause he was wearing his store from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. David Ryan Welfield, 24, seat belt. The next morning, he no- was driving a 1987 Toyota ticed there was a dent on the pickup southbound on High- Highway 49 at Highway 70 left rear of his vehicle, way 89. A Caltrans worker and a He theorized that the dam- He ran off the roadway bus driver witnessed a hit age must have happened at south oflndian Falls. and run by a 17-year-old Vin- one of the places he parkedThe vehicle struck an era- ton resident Monday, Sept. his vehicle the night before, bankment and was totaled. 17, at 3:21 p.m. policy that appears in is compiled from County Sheriffs activity log and, cases, the county cor- center's booking log. ~er does not re- Jects' names in ar- or driving (unless accom- by a more serious such as probation rio- or a felony). The fact has been ar- and charged with a not constitute guilt. may never appear in if the district attorney there is insuffi- cient evidence to prosecute the case. If the amount of bail is not listed, the suspect is re- leased without bail. The news- paper attempts to list the age of suspects whenever they are provided by the sheriff's de- partment. IIdMIr S Sunday, Sept. 23 Violation: Lawrence D. Ir- win, 26, of Portola, was ar- rested on allegations of vio- lating probation and possess- ing stolen property. Violation: Richard A. Guy, of Greenville, was arrested on an allegation of violating pro- bation. Resisting: Peter Heinemenn, of Quincy, was arrested on an allegation of resisting arrest by providing false informa- tion to a peace officer. Saturday, Sept. 22 Drugs: Nicholas I. Fitzgerald, 18, of Greenville, was arrest- ed on an allegation of pos- sessing marijuana. Battery: Filemon Lamas, of Chester, was arrested on alle- gations of spousal baftery and possessing meth for sales. Drugs: Jeremie L. Nelson, of Portola, was arrested on an allegation of possessing drugs. Thursday, Sept. 20 Abuse: Elizabeth R. Young, 49, of Greenville, was arrest- ed on an allegation of spousal abuse. BURGLARIES, THEFTS AND PROPERTY CRIMES Friday, Sept. 21 Theft: A Quincy resident re- ported the theft of tools from I,ee Summit. The estimated loss was about $350. Theft: A Quincy resident re- ported the theft of a radio from 5th Street. The estimat- ed loss was $500. Thursday, Sept. 20 Rental: A Portola resident re- ported vandalism to a rental. The estimated loss was $1,350. child advocate pro- is seeking volunteers interested in mentor- advocating on behalf and at-risk youth. CASA (Court Ap- Special Advocates) information ses- Quincy for people in- in volunteering on of children in Plumas CASA members volunteers one-on-one with chil- are under the juris- of the Plumas County Court. Currently, are matched with of the more than 40 abused and neglected chil- dren in Plumas County. The court system is often not able to focus specific at- tention on the individual needs of each child, and CASA works to ensure that the needs of the children are met and their best interests are served. The CASA program will be- gin a training series in the fu- ture. If you are interested in participating in training or want to learn more about the program, you can attend one of the following information meetings: Sept. 27, from 6-7 p.m. at the library conference room in Portola; and Oct. 3, ,ENTIRE FAMILY on/y per mondl.! , RATE GUARANTEED ACCEPTANCE INC~.ASE! CIgROI~ACII~ EMERGENCY ROOM, YISIO~, RX & MORE~ from'6-7 p.m. at the Chester A commitment of just two Civic Center, Chester. to three hours each week can No special experience is re- make a tremendous differ- quired to become an advo- ence in the life of a child. cate. The main requirement To sign up for an informa- is a commitment to bettering tion session or for more in- the lives of some of the corn- formation on the CASA pro- munity's most vulnerable gram, contact our office at and needy children. All advo- 283-5515 or e-mail at cates must be aged 21 or over. . Check PLU1VIA NEWS,COM ] If you have Medicare or Private Insurance, You may be eligible to receive your Diabetic supplies at NO Cost To You! Toll For more information call Diabetic Supply Program Free 1-888-466-2678 (no HMO patkmts, please) W WHAT DO TWO-THIRDS OF Illlll PREGNANT 15 YEAR OLDS I[[l[ Illll HAVE 'N COMMON: l|lll IIlll The fathers of their babiesare absent Illlll YI;AR F__.qTABLleHI;D 9LALI( I-ITI;R IIIIII and over the age of 21. IIIIII relNEg IN eOUTHI;RN ARIZONA. Illlll Statutory rape is a crime, repoa it. IIIIII IIIIII Call the Crisis Line for help. IIIII ]AeRF_e, 2 IRRITATION W[LLq, IIIIII CRiSp LINE i[lll NOllE[ AND OUT gtlllDINe.e, lllll283 4333 l[lll rOR INI:ORMATION IIIIII a.d from out, idethe lo i ca"i.sare,, IIIIII II1|1call toll free: 1-877-332-2754 lie ALL 20-642-26 '2 The school bus video cam- bus driver both witnessed the era also recorded the event, incident. The teen was traveling The Caltrans employee fol- northbound on Highway 49 lowed the driver and then and was approaching the provided the CHP with a de- rear of a stopped school bus. scription of the 1972 Interna- He approached at an unsafe tional Scout the teen was dri- speed, braked and then ving. swerved to the right, barely The CHP officer located the missing the bus. vehicle and stopped it on a As he went by the bus, his private dirt road. vehicle struck a stop sign,The teen was released to shattering the post and send- the custody of his father who ing it onto Highway 70. had come to the scene. The teen then fled the Aiding in the investigation scene, proceeding eastboundwas the video camera posi- on Highway 70. tioned on the school bus, A Caltrans worker and the which recorded the collision. 2001 CHEW 4 door sedan with leather seats, power sun roof, power windows and door locks, tilt, cruise, air and more. #331362. 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