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2B Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter L AW A D ORDER CliP REPORT At approximately 10:30 SHERIFF'S a.m., Decoe was driving a The following incidents are gray 1994 Honda Civic. She BLOTTER submitted by the Quincy was traveling at an Information in the Sheriff's Area California Highway unknown speed westbound Blotter is gathered from the Patrol as a tentative on Louisiana Avenue. dispatch logs provided by the summary pending the Decoe allowed the front of Plumas County Sheriff's conclusion of the the Honda to hit a tree. Office. No individuals' names investigation(s). After this accident, she was are reported. And those arrested for suspicion of arrested should be presumed Highway 89, Oct. 25 driving under the influence innocent until proven guilty. At approximately 9:36 of an inhalant. p.m., Mark Erickson, 43, of During the week of Truckee was driving his Highway 70, Oct. 27 Tuesday, Oct. 20, to Monday, 1998 Toyota southbound. About 4:50 p.m., Kirstie Oct. 26, there were 208 Erickson stated that he Wangan, 20, of Quincy was incidents handled by swerved to the right to driving westbound in a gold dispatchers. The reported avoid hitting a deer. Just 2000 Chevrolet 1500. She was incidents resulted in 12 north of Calpine Summit, wearing her seat belt and arrests, 32 medical the Toyota left the west road traveling at a stated speed of responses and two fire edge. 60-65 mph. responses. The vehicle careened into West of La Porte Road, Following is a summary the dirt embankment and Wangan drifted right onto of the week's activity: the driver received an the north dirt shoulder. The abrasion to his forehead. A driver jerked the wheel left BY THE NUMBERS DUI investigation was and the vehicle slid out of 6 Reports of thefts or conducted. Erickson was control. The left side of the burglaries arrested for driving under Chevrolet hit a paddle 6 Reports of gunshots the influence of alcohol, marker. The pickup 3 Vehicle accidents overturned on the north dirt Quincy, Oct. 26 and 27 shoulder and came to rest ARRESTS A Quincy woman was on its roof facing west. Calpine involved in single-vehicle The unharmed driver One arrested on a charge accidents on back-to-back exited the truck and waited of DUI. days, leading to her arrest for help to arrive. on a charge of suspicion of Greenville driving under the influence Highway 89, Oct. 28 One arrested on charges of an inhalant. Joseph Herrera, 21, of of being under the influence At 5 p.m., on Oct. 26, Susanville was driving his of a controlled substance, Alexis Decoe, 21, was 2003 Ford Explorer violating probation and driving a 2007 Ford Escape southbound on Highway 89. four counts of child northbound in a private He was north of Highway 70 endangerment. property driveway on 211 (the Greenville Wye) and One arrested on a charge Lawrence Street. Decoe was traveling at approximately of violating probation. traveling at an unsafe speed 45 mph. for the private driveway. At about 8 a.m., Herrera Portola The front of the Escape was traversing a left to right One arrested on charges collided into the front of a curve in the roadway. He of being under the influence parked 1980 Chevy van. The allowed the right side tires of a controlled substance Ford continued north and of the Ford to drift onto the and violating probation. struck a water heater, wood west shoulder. The driver One arrested on a charge stove, fence and an tried to reclaim the road of public intoxication. outbuilding at 159 North and made an unsafe move to One arrested on a charge Church Street. the left. He lost control of Of being in possession of Decoe stated that she had the vehicle, drug paraphernalia. fallen asleep at the wheel. The Ford crossed both One arrested on a charge She was wearing her seat lanes of traffic onto the east of battery. belt and was not hurt. shoulder. The entire left Two arrested on a charge The following day, Decoe side of the Explorer hit the of public violence. laad a similar accident in a guardrail. Herrera drove " different car. This accident back across both lanes onto. QuineYl. ' occurred on Louisiana ' the west shot/lder turnout ~ One arrested on a charge Avenue, east of Roche lane. He had been wearing of violating probation. Avenue. his seat belt and was not One arrested on charges injured, of being in possession of a controlled substance and violating probation. A couple of horses make the freedom by taking a stroll in Photo by Sandy Condon One arrested on a charge of DUI. MISCELLANEOUS Tuesday, Oct. 20 Suspicious activity A caller in Quincy said "four or five guys" were trying to get into her parked vehicle. She said two of the males were bald and one had long hair and dark clothing. She said she went outside several times to scare them off and when she got outside, they were always gone. A deputy responded and wasn't able to locate anyone suspicious in the area. Burglary" A business owiiei~ in ........ Chilcoot reported a burglary to the business. The owner said two computers and a checkbook were stolen sometime during the night. most of some unexpected Greenville on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Horses loose A caller in Greenville reported three horses were running down the roadway near the high school. The owner was notified and rounded up the horses. Friday, Oct. 23 Worried for her safety A caller in Greenville reported that her daughter was out of jail with an ankle monitor in order to attend a funeral. The mother said she was worried that her daughter might try to harm her. A deputy responded and spoke to the mother. Drugs and alcohol A caller in P0rtola said~ there was a man out in her shed who appeared to be under the influence of drugs, alcohol or both. She said the man was not violent, he was "just acting weird." A deputy responded and the man was arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and public intoxication. Drunken wife A man in Greenville asked for assistance in dealing with his wife who was "very intoxicated." A deputy responded and the woman was arrested on a charge of violating probation. Burglary A caller in Quincy reported a business was burglarized sometime during the night. The manager initially said there was no sign of forced entry. About 10 minutes later, the caller determined the suspect or suspects broke in through an air-conditioning vent. About $3,000 in cash was stolen. Monday, Oct. 26 Fire A caller in Greenville reported a flue fire at his residence. Indian Valley/Crescent Mills fire was paged and responded. Scammed A man at Lake Almanor reported he was the victim of a telephone seam. He reported a caller claimed to be from a collection agency for Frontier Communications. The caller said the man owed $173. The man said he paid the money. He said he realized it was a seam when the caller called back and demanded more money. The man said he cancelled the credit card used to make the payment. Tree falling accident A caller in Quincy reported a man was in and out of consciousness after being struck in the head by a tree he was falling. The call was transferred to Plumas District Hospital. PDH and Quincy fire were paged. Anderlini & McSweeney LLP Terry Anderlini is a Northern California Super Lawyer, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney and Past President of the State Bar of California. We specialize in litigation including wild fire litigation and serious personal injury cases. Local References Call 650-212-0001 and ask for Terry Anderlini or Chris Andersen tanderlin! candersen@arnlawo ram m esign elp seniors The California Highway Patrol will hold a presentation designed to help older drivers next week. The "Age Well, Drive Smart" presentation is set for Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Springs of Hope Christian Church Fellowship in Quincy. The church is located at 59 Bell Lane. According to the CHP, the program, which began in M Collecting Non perlshables for CAN MANNI FUNERAL HOME AND EVERGREEN CREMATORY 2019 East Main St., Quincy Tues-Ffi 9:30am-5:30pm Sat lOam-4pm Closed Sun & Mon 2011, is designed to provide older drivers with the keys to driving safer and driving longer. Some of the program's discussion topics include: - How to tune up driving skills. - Refreshing knowledge of the rules of the road. = Learning about normal, age-related physical changes and how to adjust to them. - When it may be time to limit or stop driving. - Understanding the alternatives to driving. The program is free, but space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 283-1100. Funding for the program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. htleoot established 1929 CAL-FD 158 - CR umas rmi onal availa Plumas National Forest began issuing Christmas tree cutting permits beginning Nov. 2 at forest offices. "Because permits are being sold only through the mail and at our offices, we will now be open on select Saturdays in November and December," said Daniel Lovato, acting forest supervisor. Walk-in permits are available through Dec. 24, while mail-in permits must be requested by Dec. 1. 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