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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 3B L AW 1-] J, {D R D E R SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Arrests Chester One person was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest. One person was arrested on a charge of spouse abuse. Portola One person was arrested on charges of possession of a con- trolled substance and illegal possession of a firearm. Two people were arrested On a charge of DUI. One person was arrested on charges of DUI and violating probation. Quincy One person was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest. One person was arrested on a charge of violating a restrain- ing order. Fire Sunday, Sept. 16 Smoke: A deputy reported see- ing a large plume of smoke. The information was trans- ferred to SFIC. Smoke: Near La Porte, a caller near Onion Creek reported see- ing smoke. The call was trans- ferred to the USFS. Tuesday, Sept. 18 Smoke: Near Lake Almanor, a caller reported seeing smoke on Dyer Mountain. The call was transferred to SIFC. Smoke: In Delleker, a caller re- ported that she could see smoke behind her house. She said it appeared to be coming from the end of Delleker road. The call was transferred to the USFS. Portola fire was paged. Eastern Plumas fire was also paged. Wednesday, Sept. 19 Fire: In Portola, multiple callers reported seeing a fire near the River Walk. There were reportedly heavy flames headed toward a trailer park. Deputies assisted with the evacuation of the trailer park. The USFS advised it was on the scene and a helicopter was on standby. An evacuation center was set up at the Veterans Hall. The fire was extinguished. However two outbuildings burned. Smoke: Near Lake Almanor, a Caller reported seeing smoke near Butt Lake in the area of the Chips Fire. The call was transferred to SIFC. Medical Thursday, Sept. 13 : Airway: In Spring Garden, a caller requested an ambulance for a male who was having dif- ficulty breathing. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Greenhorn fire were paged and responded. Unknown malady: In Delleker, a caller requested an ambu- lance for her husband. She said he was not acting right. The call was transferred to EPDH. Eastern Plumas fire was paged and responded. Overdose: In Quincy, a caller reported that a female was pos- sibly suffering from an over- dose. The caller said the person was out of control. The infor- mation was transferred to a deputy. Quincy fire and PDH were paged. Unknown malady: In Graeagle, a caller said there was a lady on the ground, partially in the road. The caller could not ap- proach her because she had a large dog with her. The call was transferred to EPHC. The information was passed on to the CHP. Graeagle fire was paged. The dog was taken to the CHP office. The woman was as- sisted. Fall: In Crescent Mills, a caller reported her husband was drunk and had fallen and hit his head. The caller advised her husband was willing to go to the hospital in a personal ve- hicle. Dispatch contacted the hospital to make sure the man arrived safely. Unknown malady: In La Porte, a caller requested an ambu- lance for his mother. The call was transferred to La Porte CDF. Cardiac: In Quincy, a caller re- quested medical aid for a 95- year-old female with chest pain. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Unknown malady: In Crescent Mills, a caller requested med- ical aid for her sister who was having problems following surgery. Indian Valley fire was paged. Friday, Sept. 14 Unknown malady: In Graeagle, a caller requested an ambu- lance for an unknown reason. Graeagle fire was paged. Unknown malady: In Portola, a caller requested an ambulance. The call was transferred to EPHC. Eastern Plumas fire was paged and responded. Fall: In Portola, a caller re- quested an ambulance for her husband who was ill. The call was transferred to EPDH. Por- tola fire was paged. Saturdayl Sept. 15 Fracture: In Greenville, a caller reported his wife had fallen and he thought she broke her arm. The call was trans- ferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley fire was paged and responded. Sunday, Sept. 16 Airway: In Chester, a caller re- quested all ambulance for his wife because of difficulty breathing. The call was trans- ferred to SIFC. Fall: In Quincy, a caller reported an 81-year-old man had fallen and hurt his arm. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Cardiac: In Spring Garden, a caller requested an ambulance for her husband who had high blood pressure and a fast heart rate. The call was t/'ansferred to PDH. PDH and Greenhorn fire were paged. Seizure: In Greenville, a caller requested an ambulance for a 27-year-old who was having a seizure. The call was trans- ferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley fire was paged. Unknown malady: In Crescent Mills, a caller requested an am- bulance for her husband who was ill. The call was trans- ferred to SLEMS. Crescent Mills/Indian Valley fire was paged and responded. Monday, Sept. 17 Accident: At Bucks Lake, a caller reported a truss fell on a person. The caller said the vic- tim was still under the truss and was unable to get it moved. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Bucks Lake fire were paged and responded. Bucks Lake fire requested that Meadow Valley fire be paged. Meadow Valley fire was paged and responded. Fever: In Portola, a caller re- ported her 2-year-old daughter had a high fever and was vom- iting. The caller requested an ambulance. The call was trans- ferred to EPDH. Portola fire was paged Unconscious: In Chilcoot, a caller reported a female was unconscious and requested an ambulance. The call was trans- ferred to EPDH. Sierra Valley fire was paged and responded. Stuck: In Chester, a caller re- ported that he was stuck in his electric chair and his heart was beating very quickly. The call was transferred to SIFC. The information was transferred to a deputy. Tuesday, Sept. 18 Airway: In Greenville, a caller requested an ambulance for a male who was having difficulty breathing. The information was transferred to SLEMS. In- dian Valley fire Was paged. Seizure: In Greenville, a caller reported a female was having a seizure. Indian Valley fire was paged. Seizure: In Greenville, a caller reported getting information about a woman who was hav- ing a seizure. The call was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley fire was paged and re- sponded. Ill: In Quincy, a caller request- ed an ambulance for her hus- band who was ill. The call was transferred to PDH. Quincy fire was paged. Airway: In Sloat, a caller re- quested an ambulance for a 2- year-old who was having diffi- culty breathing. The call was transferred to PDH. Long Val- ley fire was paged and respond- ed. See Law, page 4B CHP REPORT Genesee Road, Sept. 15 At approximately 3 p.m., Mark D. Morong, 60, of Ojai, was driving a 2004 BMW Rll50R motorcycle south- bound on Genesee Road south of North Valley Road at ap- proximately 45 mph. Morong was the middle of three riders. According to the CHP report, a.bear suddenly came running up from the de- scending embankment on the right shoulder. Morong was unable to brake or stop for the bear and collided with it in the middle of the roadway. Morong was ejected from his bike into the opposing lane and the bike collided with the ground in the southbound lane. Morong sustained minor injuries and was transported byLassenEMS toPlumas District Hospital in Quincy. The bear suffered fatal in- juries. Hwy. 70 at La Porte Road, Sept. 16 Robert Gallaway, 50, of Sparks, Nev., was entering westbound Highway 70 from La Porte Road east of Quincy in a 2004 Chevrolet Corvette at approximately 45 mph, at ap- proximately 1:53 p.m. Gallaway was rapidly accel- erating when he lost control of the Corvette. Due to the rapid acceleration, the rear of the vehicle began to slide to the right in a counter-clockwise manner. Gallaway counter- steered, then the rear of the Corvette began to rotate clock- wise as the front entered the north dirt shoulder and collid- ed with the ascending dirt em- bankment. The car came to rest against the dirt embank- ment facing eastward. After the collision, Gallaway re- mained in the vehicle against the embankment until emer- gency personnel arrived. There were no injuries re- ported by Gallaway or his pas- senger. Feather River Canyon, Sept. 17 At approximately 6 p.m., Ryan Heinrich, 22, of Chico, was driving a 1994 Acura Inte- gra on Highway 70 eastbound, east of the Rock Creek Power- house, at approximately 55 mph. According to the CHP re- port, the conditions present at the time consisted of dusk, clear skies, dry roadway and light traffic. A rock had fallen off of the north rock/dirt wall onto the highway, approxi- mately .1 mile east of the pow- erhouse, and rolled into the roadway directly into the path of Heinrich's vehicle. Hein- rich could not avoid the rock, striking it with the right front undercarriage of his Acura, which resulted in a crack in the transmission casing. Heinrich was not injured. Within a few minutes of Heinrich's accident, Richard Vial: 49, of Susanville, ap- proached eastbound, driving a 2010 Mercedes Benz eL300 and struck the rock with the right fronU undercarriage of the Mercedes, which ruptured his oil pan. Vial and his passenger were not injured in the collision. Hwy. A-15, Sept. 18 Pamela Burke, 76, of Clio, was driving her 2011 VoIvo westbound on A-15 at an un- known speed at approximate- ly 4:13 p.m. According to the CHP re- port, Burke allowed her vehi- cle to veer across the east- bound lane and onto a dirt shoulder. After going onto the Longboard Ski Construction October 9, 2012-January 8, 2013 Tuesdays 6:30-9PM Location: Quincy High School Woodshop Course Fee: $100  £ :Feather A!" .  River Supply Fee: $20 DUI PROGRAMS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DO YOU WANT YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE BACK? • Simple enrollment process • We handle the details for you! • Low fees & monthly payments • Convenient class schedules & times • Satellite offices available in Portola, Greenville and Chester • REW 11550(c) PROQRAM We can help you! Program Directors: Andrew Mclntyre and Karen Coffren 231 Main St., #206 (above the post office) Quincy • 530-283-9921 shoulder, the Volvo continued down a dirt embankment and through an open dirt/grass field. The front of the Volvo col- lided with a raised gravel dri- veway, causing the vehicle to go airborne. After landing on all four wheels, it came to a complete stop. Burke was transported to Eastern Plumas Health Care in Portola. The cause of this collision is still under investi- son 883. According to the CHP report, for an unknown rea- son, Mallaird allowed the bike to travel off the west roadway edge, up the dirt embankment and back onto the asphalt roadway where it rolled over from front to back. Mallaird was ejected onto his right side, The bike came to rest on its left side facing southwest. A witness called 911 for help and stayed with Mallaird, who was transported by helicopter gation. Hwy. 89, Sept. 22 William Mallaird, 69, of Cromberg, was traveling south on on Highway 89 north of Indian Falls Road at ap- proximately 4:53 p.m. He was driving a 2005 Harley David- ............ tb Enloe Hospital for head ......... trauma and a compound frac- ture to his left lower leg. Highway 70, Sept. 22 At approximately 6:47 p.m., Bobby Bishop Jr., 34, of Porto- la was driving a 1993 Dodge pickup westbound on High- way 70 just west of French- man Lake Road. He was fol- lowing a U-Haul box truck. James Lutch, 40, of Poriola, was driving a 1982 Chevrolet pickup directly ahead of the U- Haul, also heading westbound. According to the CHP report, Lutch activated his left turn indicator and started to make a left turn at 93232 Highway 70. Bishop entered the east- bound traffic lane and began to pass the U-Haul. Bishop's Dodge collided with the rear of Lutch's Chevrolet as it was making its left turn across the eastbound lane. Both trucks left the south road edge. Bish- op was uninjured. Lutch com- plained of pain to his head, neck and left shoulder, but re-' fused medical attention. Court Mandated and DMV Required Programs Helping To Rebuild People's Lives Countywide At These Locations: Chester- 200 Main St. Greenville - 209 Hwy. 89 Portola - 500 First Avenue Quincy- 173 Lawrence Street John Banks For more information, contact Plumas Sierra Community Solutions (530) 283-9678 pscs@digitalpath.net • www.rduiprogram.com First 5 Plumas Commission has funding available to serve families First 5 Plumas is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to select a vendor to provide direct early childhood development and home visitation services to families with children ages 0-5. The successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively with the First 5 Plumas Executive Director, grantees, and other agencies to plan for and provide high quality family-centered home visitation services that comply with First 5 Plumas Program Evaluation requirements. The RFQ will allow for an open, fair and competitive selection process. The First 5 Plumas Executive Director will review the responses and make a recommendation to the Commission to develop a service agreement in the amount not to exceed $25,000 with the successful applicant(s). To access the RFQ document, please visit the Commission's Web Site at: www.first5plumas.com, or Email at: first5plumasev@psln.com, or call' Ellen Vieira, Executive Director at (530) 394-7016. Responses are due by: 10-1-12 l I ! li