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4B Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter CHP, from page 38. one mile west of Rush Creek Road his stated speed was 55 mph. About 8:50 a.m., Fry allowed the right side of the car to drift off of the road and onto the north dirt/gravel shoulder. The driver aggressively steered left in an attempt to regain the roadway. This sent the vehicle into an uncontrollable counter- clockwise yaw. The car skidded across both lanes of the highway and the south dirt and gravel shoulder. On the south shoulder, the Prius hit a boulder and became airborne for about 70 feet. The car landed in the North Fork Feather River, slamming into the rocks. The driver's frontal airbag deployed. The car came to rest upside down facing east in a deep pool. Fry was able to break out the driver side window and escape from the submerged vehicle. He swam to the north bank of the river. He then climbed up to the south shoulder of the highway. Fry was assisted by a passing motorist. He was treated for minor injuries at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Wearing his seat belt saved the driver from more severe injuries. Highway 70, April 27 About 11:10 a.m., Alexandra Tatum, 26, of Chester was driving her 2004 Nissan Altima eastbound. She was approaching the Mount Hough Ranger Station at approximately 60 mph. From the south shoulder, a deer ran out in front of her car. Before the driver could react, the front of the vehicle struck the deer. Tatum was wearing her seat belt and was unhurt. The deer succumbed to its injuries. Highway 70, east of Mohawk Vista Road, April 27 Jessica Gearhart, 33, of Graeagle was driving her 2007 Honda westbound with four minor passengers. Gearhart estimated her speed to be 50 mph. At about 3:30 p.m., the weather was cloudy and it hailing heavily. Hail covered the roadway. Under these conditions, 50 mph was an unsafe speed. The Honda lost traction with the road and began to slide. The car left the north edge of the road and hit the dirt embankment. Everyone in the car was wearing a safety restraint. No one was injured in this accident. SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Information in the Sheriff's Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff's Office. No individuals' names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. During the week of Tuesday, April 19, to Monday April 25, there were 220 incidents handled by dispatchers. The reported incidents resulted in five arrests, 22 medical responses and three ffwe responses. Following is a summary of the week's activity: BY THE NUMBERS 36 Suspicious activity reports 18 Calls to 911 14 Loud disturbance reports 11 Probation checks 10 Fraud reports 13 Domestic disputes 8 Alarm reports 8 Phone scam reports 6 Throwing rocks reports 6 Harassment reports 5 Theft reports 5 Dog reports 3 Welfare checks 3 Accident reports ARRESTS Chilcoot One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and probation violation. One arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and , disobeying a court (or restraining) order. Portola One arrested on a public intoxication. charge of Quincy One arrested on a charge of resisting arrest. One arrested on a charge of battery. MISCELLANEOUS Tuesday, April 19 I know who you are A caller in Quincy reported he caught a subject trying to steal his toolbox from his truck. The caller described the suspect as a tall white male wearing a backpack, blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt. The caller reported he yelled at subject who then took off running down East Main Street and dropped the toolbox. The caller located the subject on the porch of a pink house and approached the subject who ran inside and locked the door. No arrest was reported. Sibling squabble In Quincy, a caller reported her 16-year-old sister just attacked her. She said her sister has no weapons. The caller went outside to get away from her sister. The caller did not want an ambulance or to press charges. Girl crush In Quincy, a caller reported a small car has been following him, at one point it turned off its headlights. The caller can't see if anyone is in the vehicle because it is too dark. The caller drove to the sheriffs office. Ten minutes later a deputy contacted the subject driving the small car and counseled her regarding her girl crush. Wednesday, April 20 Hardy woodsman In Chester, at 9 p.m. a caller reported a 92-year-old man wrote down at 7:30 a.m. he was going wood cutting, possibly around Duck Lake near Westwood. Deputies reported they have been unable to locate the vehicle or make contact. Thursday, April 21 Just get permission first A caller in Chester reported he will be breaking into a foreclosed residence, he is from a "preservations company" and he needs to "evaluate the property." What's a guy gotta do? In Portola, a clerk at a retail store reported she had a customer come into her store who threatened her, saying he would stab her in the neck. A deputy spoke to both parties and reported no crime, no violation of probation for the suspect. The alleged threatening party was given a trespassing warning. Is it really a car? A caller in Portola reported art abandoned vehicle at the Railroad Museum. The sheriff's office requested a tow for the go-cart. And lived to tell the tale A caller in Portola reports he was charged by a mountain lion. I thought YOU got gas. In Lake Almanor, a caller reported a boat is being washed up against the rocks, Welcome to our season[ Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:00-7:30 PM Dinner qvlenu: 9lj petizer Ceviche with Crab, Shrimp and Avocado Soup Sweet Corn and Black Bean with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Salad Jicama Apple Salad with Red Chile Vinaigrette Tntr& House-Made Sweet Corn Tamale Paired with Slow Roasted Camitas and Spanish Rice ~: Dessert Lemon Tart with Pifion Crust Mother s Day Menu Sunday, May 8 8 am to 2 pm $tawaiian Trench q oast of .# "Ihree slices of house-made-Portuguese sweet bread "~ ..G/r~ / dipped in egg batter and grilled.Topped with chopped ~ "-'-" ~" macadamia nuts, banana slices andpowdered sugar. Accompanied by thick slices of Portuguese sausage. Omelet Primavera Zucchini, mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes and spinach, topped with Monterey jack cheese in a three eg~ omelet and served with choice, of potatoes, toast or a mandarin orange coconut muffin. Sausage and Tl gs with Biscuits and Gravy Choice of link or patty sausage, with two eggs, any style, potatoes and two house- made biscuits topped with creamy sausage gravy. slices of thick ,, Tot Reservations Please Call... 530.259.2464 Carol's PrattviUe Cake 2932 Almanor Drive West at Prattville two people and a dog on board, life vests on the boat. Times they are a changin' A caller in Chester reported a suspicious subject who is going door to door trying to sell carpet-cleaning products. The caller stated the subject wanted to come inside to show "how it works." The subject is in his mid-20s, with long dark frizzy hair. What? No picnic basket? A caller in Quincy near Roche Avenue called to report a bear walking around the area getting into trash cans. Friday, April 22 Lodging at reasonable rates In Quincy, a caller reported suspicious circumstances in his work van last night. Someone left their shoes and other belongings. And this little pig went ... A caller in Portola reported he saw a small pig about the size of a cat running across the road on Grizzly Road near Old Grizzly Road, near the Crocker station. A deputy checked the area. The pig information is on file in case someone calls. Snowbird returns A caller on Lake Almanor Peninsula reported a fire in her oven. Saturday, April 23 Don't walk in the street A caller in Portola reported that while he was walking down the streethe was almost run over by a CalTrans truck. Oops, my mistake In Quincy a caller requested to speak to a deputy about the theft of her debit card. A deputy reported no theft occurred. The store clerk accidentally gave the caller the wrong debit card and the caller's debit card was turned into her bank with no loss. Unusual fishing method A caller in Portola rePorted while he was driving over the bridge, some of his tools fell out of the back of his truck. The caller requested the information on file in case someone turns them in. Animal neighborhood watch In Portola, a caller reported two dogs running around the neighborhood, one black lab mix puppy, about 5 months old, and one brown Pit mix with white on his chest. The dogs were also seen running around in the area last week. A deputy located the dogs' home and said a neighbor was going to take care of the dogs until the owner returns. A second caller stated the owner of the dogs had abandoned them in the home. The caller said there is no power in the home and the dogs are locked inside for days at a time. The caller would like animal control to look into it and take the dogs to a safe place. Not on my watch A caller in Quincy reported his son asked him to "pick up his children" from a known person since he was having car trouble and was unable to make the exchange. The caller reported that the known person with the children drove up to do the exchange, saw the caller, and told him no way, and drove off. Neighborhood watching In Delleker, a caller reports her neighbor's dogs got into a fight and the one dog is injured, no one is home. A deputy confirmed a fight between two dogs. The dog owner came home and will be taking the dog to the local vet. Several neighbors feel that the dog owner should not own animals and feel the animals are not being cared for. Blocking my view A caller in,Quincy requests a deputy do an area check due to suspicious circumstances that occurred around 9 p.m. at Feather River Meadows Apartments. The caller stated subjects came onto the property and tore down a large sign. Sunday, April 24 Thanks, I needed that A caller in Portola reported his deck fencing is now fixed. The caller stated yesterday someone broke the fence and then returned late last night and fixed it. Too early for snorkeling In Lake Almanor, a caller reported a kayak in the water on the north side of the causeway, no one seen around it. A sergeant reported he could see a small 10' boat in deep water with no one around Midnight caller A caller in Spring Garden it, and no way to reach the reported a male knocked on boat at that time. There were ........... no recent reports of lost boats, her daughter's window last night around 1 a.m. This morning the caller located boot prints in the driveway. iPLUs~ Drip Irrigation Products Grow Lights Grow Bags (Hard to Find!) "Every kind of animal poop. " Knives Sunglasses Tactical Equipment I thought they were free In Quincy, a caller reported the theft of five pallets by a subject in a gray Dodge truck headed east out of the parking lot. The pallets were blue wood. Monday, April 25 Next time, just leave a note In Portola, a caller made six separate reports of people throwing rocks at his house as well as a report of a fence that was broken this week. The caller reported he has cleared the side of his house and now there are no more rocks being thrown at his house and the fence has been repaired. If the rock is white, it's ... A caller in Meadow Valley reported ash is falling from the sky and questioned if there was a large fire around that area. The caller was informed that it was currently snowing and that there is not a large fire known in the area. The caller did not see any smoke or flames. Saturday May 14th at Mt. Huff Golf Course Golf tournament, dinner & live auction Join us for a fun day giving back to a special lady that has given so much to others. Golf Tournament/scramble starts @ 11:00. Participant fee $50.00 or $65.00 with dinner ticket purchase Tri tip dinner starting @ 2:00. Adult ticket $20.00 - child ticket $10.00 Uve Auction will begin @ 2:30-3:00, dozens of terrific items to bid on Side events include longest putt 8, bake sale table For more details, to volunteer to help or to make a donation contact Becky @ 530-258-633_1 or Lynn @ 530-284-6724 Credit cards will be accepted. Bring your own chairs and bug spray