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"Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 3B L AW a I:l d O R D E R SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Information in the Sheriff's Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriffs Office. No individuals' names are reported. Those arrested should be presumed innocent until proved guilty. During the six-day period of Nov. 12 - 17, there were 161 calls handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in 14 arrests, 24 medical responses and five fire responses. Following is a summary of the week's activity: ARRESTS Greenville One arrested on a charge of resisting arrest. Portola One arrested on a charge of public violence. One arrested on charges of DUI, driving with a suspended license and being under the influence of a controlled substance. Quincy Four arrested on a charge of being under the influence of a controlled substance. One arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Two arrested on a charge of DUI. Four arrested on a charge of violating probation. MISCELLANEOUS Stolen equipment On Tuesday, Nov. 11, a caller on Smith Peak Road near Portola reported that someone broke in and stole logging equipment. Days confused On Tuesday, Nov. 11, a person called 911 to find out if it was Tuesday or Wednesday. The caller was counseled on the proper use of 911 and was provided the nonemergency number. Repeat slasher On Wednesday, Nov. 12, a caller on Cedar Street in Chester reported someone had slashed her truck tire again. Accidentally lewd On Wednesday, Nov. 12, a man on Blackhawk Road in Quincy said his wife received some lewd and graphic text messages. An investigation revealed that the messages appeared to be accidental. Open door On Wednesday, Nov. 12, a caller on Mountain Ridge Road on the Lake Almanor Peninsula reported that a neighbor's door was open and the residents had been gone for about two weeks. A sergeant reported everything appeared to be fine but that an animal had gotten into the house. Too taxed On Wednesday, Nov. 12, a man was reportedly calling several local government offices in Quincy complaining about the taxes on his boat. Just in case One Wednesday, Nov. 12, a caller requested deputies be on standby during the Grizzly Lake Community Services District meeting in Delleker. The caller said a person who was expected to speak about an agenda item had caused problems in the past. Scam call On Thursday, Nov. 13, a woman in Beckwourth said she received a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. The phony IRS agent said the government had a lawsuit against the woman. on Martin Way in Chester reported hearing possible gunshots. The caller said her neighbor saw someone earlier in the area whom she did not recognize. The person was holding a flashlight. Procrastination On Thursday, Nov. 13, a caller in Delleker said that tires were stolen from him. He said the theft happened six months ago, but he never reported it. Rough start On Sunday, Nov. 16, a Long walk ahead caller on Main Street in On Wednesday, Nov. 12, Greenville said she had been a caller in Quincy said a hearing a woman screaming man was walking down the for about an hour. She said middle of the street and the woman sounded like she refused to get out of the way was in pain. A deputy The caller said that when the contacted the screaming man was asked if he needed woman, who said she was help, he just said he was Stove explodes just upset and having a bad walking from Quincy to On Friday, Nov. 14, a morning. She said she didn't Portola. woman on Valley Ranch need any assistance. Drive in Clio was hit in the Tall tale face with glass after herWood war On Thursday, Nov. 13, propane stove blew up. On Sunday, Nov. 16, a Plumas District Hospital caller in Cromberg reported reported that a man in the Window explodes that two men at her house emergency room told the On Friday, Nov. 14, a were fighting over firewood. staff that he was involved in woman on North Church a shooting in Spring Garden. Street in Quincy reportedImpersonating an officer The man said there were that someone just broke her On Monday, Nov. 17, a possibly two people dead. No window. She said the window caller in Beckwourth said he bodies were found at the was possibly shot out with a received a scam call from scene The man in the ER BB gun or pellet gun. someone claiming to be with was arrested on a charge of the Reno Police Departr ent being under the influence of Suspicious activitY who was trying to collect bail a controlled substance. On Friday, Nov. 14, a caller money CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area Californ& Highway Patrol as a tenta tire summarypending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Highway 70 at Scott Road, Nov. 14 David Goss, 74, of Vinton, was driving his 1997 Ford east on Highway 70. He turned onto Scott Road to turn around and go back home. The driver stopped at the posted ' stop sign at the intersection, but failed to notice Joseph Gallucci, 48, of Reno, Nevada, driving his 2006 Chevrolet east on the highway. As the Chevrolet : approached Scott Road, Goss attempted to tUrn left onto Highway 70. GaUucci was unable to avoid the vehicle entering the roadway. The left front corner of the Ford hit the right side of the Chevrolet, which spun 180 degrees. It stopped, disabled, in the westbound lane of the highway. Goss moved his vehicle to allow traffic to pass. He made sure neither Gallucci nor his passenger were injured and called 911 for assistance. All parties were wearing their safety belts at the time of the collision. No one was hurt. Quincy, Nov. 15 At approximately 4 p.m. Jeffery Barrett, 35, of Quincy, was stopped on Fairgrounds Road at the intersection of Main and Fairgrounds Road. He intended to turn his 2013 Kia Soul left onto Main. Brian Nesbit, 61, also of Quincy, was driving his 2007 Jeep Patriot westbound on Main. He was east of Fairgrounds Road, and meant to turn right at the intersection. However, Nesbit failed to turn fully to the right and struck the left front of Barrett's car. After the collision, both parties moved their vehicles to opposites sides of the roadway and waited for CHP to arrive. Nesbit was subsequently evaluated by an officer and arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. No one was injured. Chilcoot, Nov. 15 A 1974 Chevrolet C10, driven by Revn Coonrod, 42, of Chilcoot, overturned on Chilcoot Avenue, east of Patterson AvenUe, at approximately 4:49 p.m. The driver and his passenger, Ben Davis, 40, also of Chilcoot, were traveling west on an unpaved portion of the roadway. Coonrod lost control of the vehicle, likely due to unsafe speed, according to the CHP. The pickup traveled off the north edge of the road and overturned. Both parties were believed to have been wearing safety belts and sustained only minor injuries. Wolf Pack Hat Get yours with the purchase of a membership. Call us today! Insurance - Travel Membership L Bob Phelps Insurance Agent Lic #0579096 252-5014 Fax 257-3762, Cell 386-3515 email: 2920 D Main St Susanville CA Portola, Nov. 15 Gerry Ruiz, 16, of Portola, was driving a green 2002 Subaru Outback southbound on East Magnolia Avenue, north of Richard Avenue. The dirt road has 1-foot-deep ruts. At approximately 5:30 p.m. Ruiz was traveling at about 20 mph, an unsafe speed for the conditions present, according to the CHP. The driver was unable to maintain control of the Subaru. The front of the car struck a pine tree and came to rest against the tree facing south. After the collision, Ruiz exited the vehicle and walked home. Quincy, Highway 70 east of Clough Road, Nov. 17 At approximately 10:05 a.m Connie Priday, 70, of Henderson, Nevada, was driving a blue 2014 Nisan Versa westbound on Highway 70, just east of Clough Road. Her speed was about 40mph. A deer ran directly in front of the vehicle, leaving the driver no time to take evasive action. The front of the car struck the deer. Afterward the driver pulled over to the south shoulder of the highway and waited for help. Neither she nor her passenger were injured. Highway 49, Nov. 18 San Diego resident Michael Schmidt, 20, was driving a 2006 Honda pickup on Highway Just north of mile marker 43, he navigated an icy hairpin curve. The rear tires broke traction and sent the vehicle off of the road. The right front corner bumper, fender and wheel collided with the dirt embankment and the vehicle came to a brief stop. Schmidt then continued south with a flat tire until he was forced to stop due to a complete mechanical failure: The driver was treated for minor injuries at Eastern Plumas Health Care in Portola. He was later contacted by CHP and, after a lengthy and thorough investigation, was arrested for driving under the influence. Don't know where to turn to for support? We have a wealth of information to connect you to the resources that you need. All you have to do is call: The Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line at: (530) 283-4333 * 1-877-332-2754 -Or-" The Resource Center at: 283-5515 A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center Small Bwin tu ay Sa!u! Tues-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm Sat 10am-4pm Closed Sun & Men 2019 East Main St Quincy 283-2929 FOR RENT GOLDMOUNTAIN HOME 4 Bedrooms,4 Baths Fully Furnished Available Now thru May 31 Sierra Mountain Hideaway 181 E. Sierra Street Portola, Ca 96122 530-249-9844 sierramtnhideaway@yahoo, com This is a 5k (3.2 miles) run/walk race. Great for the whole family! Strollers & pets on leads are welcome. Just think how much better you'll feel eating that big Thanksgiving dinner. Pre-registration: 8:30 a.m. Race starts at 9:30 a.m. at the FRC Soccer Field Donations are very much appreciated. For information: (530) 394-9263 Registration form for Turkey Trot 5K (3.2 miles) DATE: Suggested Donations E-Mall if wish to be on next years fist : Wavier of liability: In consideration of participatlon in this event I hereby indemnify and hold hatml~ aad rcle~as Tru Community and their agants or employs, race directs and volunteers from any and all liability for any injuries suffered by me or my minor child arising from this race/walk and I assume all risk for any injuries received. I will obey all race rules and all road rules in Pluman county and the state of California, and adhere to the established race course and will obey any laws of the county ofPinmns. I further seknowledge that I am solely responsible and assume all liability for any accident or injury which may result from this rac~walk. X Make checks payable to Tru Community Mail to PO Box 318, Quincy, CA 95971 Any questions, call Jennifer 530-394-9263