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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 3B LAW ORDER CliP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area California Highway Patrol as a tentative summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Feather River College Parking Lot, Sept. 25 Tamirah Brewer, 18, of Long Beach was driving a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero in the main parking lot. At approximately 1:01 p.m., Brewer failed to maneuver out of a parking space safely. During a backing and turning maneuver her Alero collided with two unoccupied parked vehicles. No injuries were reported. The accident caused minor damage to all of the involved cars. Bucks Lake Road, Sept. 27 This accident occurred at approximately 9:35 a.m. Glory Keilett, 72, of Meadow Valley was driving her 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on Bucks Lake Road. She was traveling at 50 mph. Three deer were standing on the north side of Bucks Lake Road, east of her location. When she was west A Ford F-350, left, and a Ford Explorer are badly damaged after Rivers. Two people were injured in the crash. Photos by Eva Small colliding early Saturday morning, Oct. 3, on Highway 70 near Two of Bellamy Lane, the deer ran control of his vehicle. The a private driveway, westbound. Brian Hayes, 45, directly into her path. The truck spun out of control The right rear of the vehicle of Spring Garden, was collision was unavoidable, across both lanes of the struck a gatepost at 99 driving a silver 2004 Ford Kellett was not injured, highway and overturned Schneider Creek Road. Laird F-350 eastbound. West of down a steep embankment, immediately stopped the bus Parkers Road the vehicles Highway 70, Sept. 29 Preston was wearing a seatand checked all passengersbegan to approach each At about 4:25 a.m., belt and was uninjured in the and assessed the damage. No other. Sweeney allowed the Christopher Preston, 25, of collision., injures were reported and the Explorer to move to the right Portola was driving his 1991 bus sustained minor damage, side of the road, where it Chevy 1500 pickup westbound. Meadow Valley, Sept 29 This collision is still under struck the guardrail He was just west of Lee Daniel Laird, 63, of Portola investigation by CHP bordering the north shoulder Summit traveling at (an employee of Plumas personnel, of the highway. The Explorer approximately 55 mph, when Unified School District) was traveled along the guardrail, Preston admittedly fell asleep, driving a 2011 Blue Bird Highway 70, Oct. 3 then crossed over the The driver allowed his School bus. The bus was At approximately 7 a.m., westbound lane directly into vehicle to drift right onto the loaded with 46 passengers. At Bryan Sweeney, 40, of Santa the path of the F-350. The north dirt shoulder. Preston about 10:30 a.m., Laird Cruz was driving a green vehicles collided in the attempted to turn left and lost attempted to turn the bus. into 1999 Ford Explorer eastbound lane. The impact disabled the F-350, which continued eastbound damaging the south shoulder guardrail. The F-350 came to rest blocking the eastbound lane. After hitting the truck, the Explorer careened into the guardrail bordering the south shoulder, also blocking the eastbound lane. Sweeney was trapped inside the vehicle until rescue crews were able to extricate him. Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority Care Flight landed a helicopter on the highway and transported Sweeney to Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, for treatment of major injuries. A passenger in the Ford F-350 was transported by ground ambulance to Plumas District Hospital in Quincy with minor injuries. All parties involved had been wearing seat belts. Multiple officers from the CHP Quincy area and Portola resident post responded to the scene. Several allied agencies responded to the scene to assist with medical aid, traffic control and clean up of the collision. SHERIFF'S a controlled substance. BLOTTER Information in the Sheriff's Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff's Of J'we. No individuals' names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. During the week of Tuesday, Sept. 22, to Monday, Sept. 28, there were 236 incidents handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in 11 arrests, 24 medical responses and two fire responses. Following is a summary of the week's activity: BY THE NUMBERS 13 -- Domestic disputes 7 -- Reports of thefts or burglaries 4 -- Reports of vandalism 4 -- Probation checks 4 -- Deer struck by motor vehicles 4 -- Reports of hearing gunshots ARRESTS Bucks Lake One arrested on charges of illegal possession of a firearm Greenville One arrested on a charge of violating probation. Maybe One arrested on a charge of DUI. Meadow Valley One arrested on charges of public violence and violating probation. Portola One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and DUI. Quincy Two arrested on a charge of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Two arrested on a charge of public intoxication. One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation. MISCELLANEOUS Tuesday, Sept. 22 DUI A caller at a trailer park near Portola reported that a male and female were fighting and the female, who and disobeying a court order, was possibly intoxicated, left the scene in a pickup truck. Delleker The CHP was advised and the " n - female was arrested on a une arresma o a cnarge oi .... . cnarge oi 1 being under the influence of I[ is a Northern California Super Lawyer, a II [[ Martindale-Hub~ attomey and l[ [[ Past Presid~tate Bar of [] II II II We specialize in litigation includ'mg wild II II fire litigation and serious personal injury II II Local References 11 II Call 650-212-0001 and ask for [I II Terry Anderlini or Chris Andersen I I II tanderlini@amlawoffic e.comII [I 1] Wednesday, Sept. 23 marijuana plants from his pumped. He said the two Power play back yard. males in the truck seemed "a A caller in Portola said her little wired." He said they neighbors are stealing Pot dispute pumped $53.28 worth of gas. electricity. She said she A caller in Greenville said found an extension cord someone she knew Vegetation fire plugged into her outlet, threatened to harm her and A caller in Portola reported her boyfriend and threatened a vegetation fire on Riverside Suspicious hitchhiker to steal their marijuana Drive. Portola fire was paged. A caller on Cemetery Hill plants later in the evening. A Eastern Plumas and in Quincy said he saw a man deputy advised it was a civil Beckwourth fire were paged hitchhiking who matched the issue over the ownership of to assist. Several people description of an escaped the plants, called to report the fire. One inmate. He said the man had person reported that a male a shaved head and was Motorcycle vs. deer suffered burns to the face. walking with a limp. The A man on Highway 70 east The information was caller called back 25 minutes of Portola said he hit a deer provided to Eastern Plumas later to say the suspect was on his motorcycle. He said Health Care, which in front of American another vehicle also hit the dispatched an ambulance. Aviation and may have deer. He said he was OK, and The USFS responded with gotten into a tan Nissan that he moved the dead deer three engines and a battalion. pickup. A deputy was unable out of the road. He said he The CHP responded. to locate the suspect, would need a ride. The CHP " was notified. Headless deer Horse mess ...... A caller on Wolf Ave. in A caller in Quincy reported Friday, Sept. 25 Portola reported finding a that someone had a horse at Gas and go buck with his head cut off. the library and the horse was A caller on Main Street in The caller said he saw a kid eating the grass. The person Quincy reported that a tan shooting near there the called back four minutes Chevy truck with a previous day. The caller was later to report the horse "did heavy-duty grill left the referred to the Department of his business" on the lawn station without the driver Fish and Wildlife. and the horse and rider were paying for the gas he headed toward Main Street. Thursday, Sept. 24 Pot theft A caller in Chester reported the theft of four Buy a new vehicle? Call me for a free quote on auto insurance. Jennifer Lewis Insurance Agent Lic #0G94962 252-5012 Fax 257-2394 email: 2920 D Main St., Susanville CA Saturday, Sept. 26 Leaving the scene A caller near Bucks Lake reported he was in a vehicle accident and the driver took off running while carrying a hunting rifle. He said the 2014 F-150 pickup was mangled in some trees, but no one was injured. Bad aim A caller in Portola requested an ambulance for himself. He said he had bear spray in his eyes and was having trouble breathing: The call was transferred to EPHC. 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