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4B Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter BLOTTER, from page 3B requested an ambulance for an elderly male who was having difficulty breathing. The call was transferred to SLEMS. Indian Valley fire was paged. Airway: In Blairsden, a caller requested an ambulance because he was having difficulty breathing. The call was transferred to EPHC. Graeagle fire was paged and responded. Numbness: In Portola, a caller reported a person was having numbness in an arm and leg. The call was transferred to EPHC. The fire department was paged and responded. Fainted: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for a female who had fainted. The call was transferred to PDH. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Miscellaneous Tuesday, Oct. 14 Stuck: Near Lake Almanor, a caller reported that he was duck hunting and had become stuck in the mud. The caller said he was on foot and standing, but was so stuck that he could not move. The call was transferred to SIFC. Plumas County Search and Rescue was paged. Thursday, Oct. 16 Dead turkey: In Taylorsville, a caller on North Arm Road reported she found two turkeys on the road that had been hit by a vehicle. She said one of the turkeys was dead and was now out of the roadway. She said the other turkey was injured and was in the back of her car. The caller requested information to contact the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Friday, Oct. 17 Mountain lion: In Graeagle, a caller at 1065 Gold Ridge Road reported that a mountain lion has been prowling around his mother's property for more than a month. He said it has been living under her deck and is in a tree on most days. He said the mountain lion jumped on his mother's deck and looked at her through the window. He said the animal is not afraid. CDFW was advised. Pedestrian hit: In Quincy, a caller reported that a vehicle had struck a pedestrian. The can was transferred to PDH. The caller advised the female pedestrian was down in the roadway. The victim was transferred to the CHP. Bear: In Blairsden, a caller reported there was a bear in her yard. The informatio~ was placed on file. Saturday, Oct. 18 Stray arrow: At Lake Almanor, a caller reported that he found an arrow in his yard. He said he has a lot of deer that hang out in his yard and believed that someone was trying to poach a deer. The information was provided to CDFW. Pot theft: At Indian Falls, a caller reported that sometime during the day seven of his medical marijuana plants were stolen from his home. The caller did not know if anything else was taken. The information was provided to a deputy. Sunday, Oct. 19 Another pot theft: In Quincy, a caller reported the theft of three marijuana plants and some pruning shears. A deputy was advised. The deputy later reported the pruning shears had been found. Bear: In Quincy, a caller at 1175 E. Main St. reported there was a bear in his yard. The information was transferred to a deputy who responded to check the area. California Highway Patrol Commander Joe Edwards (gesturing) conducts a crisis intervention training class Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy. Photo by Dan McDonald on Dan McDonald Managing Editor dmcdonald@plumasnews.com • • • crmsls in Paid Political Advertisement Heidi is a candidate who supports: When local mental health workers and law enforcement officers joined forces to prevent a man from committing suicide on the Spanish Creek Bridge in August, it provided a glimpse of the way incidents like that about a dozen first responders might be handled in Plumas and health workers from the County from now on. area. Even though the county The eight-hour class didn't have an official crisis featured the same Police intervention team in place Officer Standards and that day, the incident Training instruction Edwards illustrated the way the team is gives to CHP officers supposed to work. throughout the "It was a good example, and state. it was very effective," local Edwards said he plans to California Highway Patrol offer the class quarterly Commander Joe Edwards for the next couple years to said. help the county establish Last week Edwards, who is its own crisis intervention a certified crisis intervention team. (CIT) instructor, held the first He said the initial r essage class in the Mineral Building focuses on the need for at the Plumas-Sierra County officers and clinicians to work Fairgrounds in Quincy. together when they encounter The class was attended by someone with a mental health disability. The training teaches officers and first responders how to r.ecognize • Investment in the publicschool system at all levels • Tax reform that reduces the income tax rate for the middle class • Job training and certification programs to help returning veterans • Regional water solutions to protect our local interests US HEIDI HALL is ONE OF and will fight for ALL OF US Vote for Heidi Hall heidihallforcongress.com Paid for by the Plumas County Democrats ion "We are going to maximize and economize our abifity to take care of each other, and in turn take care of the community." Joe Edwards Quincy Area California Highway Patrol Commander the signs and prevent encounters from escalating into violence. "Today's training was about the need to work together; that there needs to be a cultural change on both sides," Edwards said. "In the past, the cops probably thought mental health was there to have a 'hug a thug' program. And mental health probably thinks that we want to beat everybody up and take them to jail. "This team breaks down all those misconceptions. It lets us realize we are all on the same team. We have to share the tools and specialties that we have. "We have to be more responsive to incidents that are happening outside of a '| • New Life Christian Center-Portola • Home Depot-Reno • Safeway-Quincy • Slnrro Energy-Portola • Costco-Reno • June Brooke-Portola • Tangles Hair Salon-Portola • Carol Canby-Portola ", ,earls ramn,ng clinical office. Because that's where most of the crisis will happen." Two weeks ago Edwards attended a CIT conference in Monterey. He said he took classes from people all over the world. "CIT has been around for a long time," Edwards said. "We are playing catch up, be we are not just going to play catch up; we are going to storm into this in a big way. We are going to do it right and do it well. "We are going to take advantage of the fact that we are a small county and that we can affect a lot more people because of that." Edwards said a local crisis team will not be a separate county entity with a separate leader and a set of rules. Instead, it will consist of people from many agencies armed with the tools to react during a mental health crisis situation. "We are going to maximize and economize our ability to take care of each other, and in turn take care of the community," he said. I! mm • Plums Sanltatlon-Portola • Emmlee Proitt-Portola • Raloy's-Reno • Allen Pmltt-Portola • Caldwell Hanker/Chandler • Los Due.as-Portola Real Estate-Portola • Kdesy's Kloset & • Holy Family Kollectlbles-Portola Catholic Churoh-Portola • Family First • Martin Sanferd, DC-Portola Chiropractic-Sparks, NV • Katy McCluro-Truckee • KS Market-Portola • Susie KIIvens-Portola • Portola Station • Pizza Faotory-Portola Baptist Church-Portola Because of Your Support HBH was a Glorious Success! 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