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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 3B LAW and 'DRI)ER SHERIFF'S BLOTTER Arrests Chester Three people were arrested on drug-related charges. One was arrested on charges of selling a controlled substance and resisting arrest. Another person was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. The third person was arrested on charges of selling a controlled substance, and attempting to sell a controlled substance to a person in custody. One person was arrested on a charge of violating probation. Lake Almanor One person was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle with an open container of alcohol. Quincy One person was arrested on a charge of public intoxication. Two people were arrested on a charge of DUI. Three people were arrested. One was charged with DUI. Another was charged with public intoxication and indecent exposure. A third was charged with indecent exposure. Friday, Dec. 9 Cardiac: In Graeagle, a caller reported her husband was having a possible heart at- tack. The call was transferred to Eastern Plumas Health Care. Graeagle fire was paged. Saturday, Dec. 10 Headache: In Twain, a caller requested an ambulance for his wife who was having a bad headache. The call was transferred to PDH. Unknown malady: In Green- ville, a caller requested an ambulance for unknown reasons. Indian Valley fire was paged. Sunday, Dec. 11 Fall: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for his father who had fallen and was in an altered state. The call was transferred to PDH. Quincy fire and an ambulance were paged. The information was passed on to a deputy. Airway: In Chester, the CHP transferred a caller who was breathing hard but couldn't speak. A deputy was advised that the person was being transferred to Seneca. Fall: In Chester, a caller re- ported that she had fallen and hurt her neck and back. The call was transferred to SIFC. requested an ambulance for a male who had fallen. The call was transferred to SIFC. Unknown malady: At Lake Almanor, a caller requested medical attention for her 71-year-old mother who had collapsed but was breathing. The call was transferred to SIFC. Wednesday, Dec. 14 Fall: In Portola, a caller re- quested an ambulance for her sister who had fallen and was in severe pain. The call was transferred to EPHC. Portola fire was paged. Thursday, Dec. 15 Unknown malady: In Quincy, a caller reported a man in the bank who was disoriented. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded. Fall: In Portola, a caller re- ported a 14-month-old person fell down the stairs. The call was transferred to EPHC. Portola fire was paged. The child was transported to EPHC. Heart: In Greenville, a caller requested an ambulance because of a rapid heart rate. The call was transferred to South Lassen EMS. Indian Valley fire was paged. CHP REPORT Fire Friday, Dec. 9 Chimney: In Chester, a caller reported a flue fire at her residence. The call was trans- ferred to Susanville Inter- agency Fire Center. Chester fire handled the call. Vehicle: In Meadow Valley, a caller reported that her vehicle was on fire next to her residence. Meadow Valley fire was paged and responded. Wednesday, Dec. 14 Burn pile: In Cromberg, a caller reported several burn piles on a day that was not designated for burning. A deputy responded and directed the property owner to put out the fires. Unknown malady: In Graeagle, a caller said his wife had passed out. She had gained consciousness but was breathing shallowly. The call was transferred to EPHC. Graeagle fire was paged. Monday, Dec. 12 Dementia: In Clio, a caller re- quested an ambulance for her husband who has dementia and was being combative. The call was transferred to EPHC. A deputy responded. Pain: In Quincy, a caller requested medical help for a person who was in severe pain. PDH and Quincy fire were paged and responded. Tuesday, Decl 13 Fall: In Chester, a caller Overcorrection, Dec. 11 At 10:30 a.m., Windy Achor, 26, of Crescent Mills, was driving a 1990 Toyota pickup southbound on Highway 89 approaching Pioneer Road at a stated speed of 40 - 45 mph. According to the CHP report, Achor allowed the vehicle to drift onto the west shoulder. She attempted to correct by turning to the left. This caused her to re-enter the southbound lane headed toward the northbound lanes. She turned back to the right in an attempt to correct the vehicle. This turning move- ment caused the pickup to exit the roadway and hit the embankment on the west shoulder of Highway 89. The vehicle then over- turned, striking the roadway, Illegal burn: In Blairsden, a deputy reported an illegal burn pile. Two people were cited. Medical Thursday, Dec. 8 Bleeding: In Quincy, a caller requested an ambulance for his wife who had a nose bleed. The call was trans- ferred to Plumas District Hospital. PDH was paged. CARD of THANKS Our sincere thanks to the individual Plumas County employees that donated their own time and money toward decorating the County Court- house for the "Annual Sorop- timist Christmas Sing." Very much appreciated! Also, to all the participants in the "Sing," a big thank you also. We hope you all enjoyed the day. With your help, we hope to continue this great tradi- tion in years to come. Happy holidays to everyone. Soroptimist International of Quincy Always Here To Help = . John Banks Court Mandated and DMV Required Programs Now including the 11550 H&S Treatment Program! Offered countywide at these locations: Chester - 372 Main St. Greenville - 209 Hwy. 89 Portola - 500 First Avenue Quincy - 2288 E. Main St., #F-4 For more information, call (530) 283-9678 Plumas Sierra Community Solutions pscs@digitalpath.net I 2UI PRO(00RAMS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DO YOU WANT YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE BACK? 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According to the CHP report, while attempting to pass a 2000 International DuraStar partially blocking the westbound lane, the plow truck lost traction and the right front of the plow truck struck the right side of the DuraStar, causing minor damage. Bonham was wearing a seat belt. No injurLes were sustained as a result of the collision. Icy road, Dec. 15 At approximately 7:25 a.m., Bruce Wilson, 65, of Green- ville, was traveling north- bound on Highway 89, south of Indian Falls Road, at the stated speed of 25 - 30 mph in a 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser. Wilson was traversing a right-to-left curve in the roadway when a vehicle suddenly appeared in his lane, according to the CHP report. Melissa McIntyre, 41, of Taylorsville, was driving a 1994 Toyota 4Runner south- bound at the stated speed of 30 - 35 mph. Due to the icy roadway conditions, McIntyre lost control of the vehicle as she was traversing the left-to-right curve in the roadway. to lose steering input. The vehicle traveled, into the northbound lane directly in front of Wilson, and collided with the front of his Land Cruiser. Wilson's vehicle came to rest facing northbound and partially blocking the northbound lane; McIntyre's vehicle came to rest facing southeast and partially block- ing the southbound lane. After the impact the two drivers met and discussed the collision. Both were wear- ing seat belts, and McIntyre was taken to Plumas District Hospital in Quincy with moderate injuries. Sand-covered road, Dec. 16 At approximately 6:38 p.m., Christopher Clem, 20, of Quincy, was driving a 1995 Ford Explorer eastbound on Highway 70 west of Paxton Road, at a stated speed of 40 mph. Clem was entering a sweep- ing left bend in the road. As he was approximately halfway through the bend, according to the CHP report, Clem felt the rear of the vehicle slide to the right. He tried to counter-steer, but the Ford continued to slide on the sand-covered road. Clem allowed the vehicle to travel over the double yellow lines into the westbound lane. The Ford spun around backward, left the roadway and crossed the south dirt shoulder. Then the left rear of the vehicle hit the rocky mountainside south of the highway. After the collision, the vehicle came to rest in the dirt shoulder south of the highway facing west. Both Clem and his passen- ger were wearing seat belts; no injuries were reported. CHP begins maximum enforcement period On Friday, Dec. 23, at 6 p.m., the California Highway Patrol begins its Christmas Maxi- mum Enforcement Period (MEP), which continues through Monday, Dec. 26, at 11:59 p.m. During this holiday weekend, CHP offices through- out the state plan for increased visible presence by deploying special enforcement teams in addition to those who are regularly scheduled to work. The CHP will conduct a similar holiday enforcement effort during the New Year's weekend, beginning Friday, Dec. 30, at 6 p.m., and continuing through 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. On behalf of the California Highway Patrol Quincy Area, Lt. Bruce Carpenter wishes residents in Plumas, Lassen and Sierra counties -- and all Californians -- a safe and She applied the brakes, happyholiay season. which caused the 4Runner It is the CHP's mission to ensure safety and service to all California motorists. The agency's goal is to reduce the number of tragic injuries and deaths that result from traffic collisions each year during the busy holiday season. "We need your help and support in achieving these goals," said Carpenter. "There will be many social activities during the holidays involving the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly and ff you drink, do not drive! "Drivers please also remember to always wear seatbelts, put children in appropriate safety seats, avoid activities that distract you while driving and drive at a safe speed for the pre- vailing conditions." "Please help us keep the highways and roadways in our community safe this holiday season," said Carpenter. " The gift that, keeps giving! A subscription to your local newspaper provides the gift of news, information, ideas on places to go and things to do as well as great savings, all in a convenient package delivered every week. GIFT CERTIFICATES One Year .In-County $2600 One Year Out-of-County s37oo F l I I i I I I I I i l I I I ' Our Gift to You... ' .... I I I / t=JP ULL " I =  any new subscription  L 2 =lmm -- ffer=xpire212/23=12 -- -- j B . :,,':':::::'.,.i : ...,: ....... 287 Lawrence St. Quincy 283-0800 135 Main St. Chester 258-3115 00,,[tgC0RZ) Call our Quincy office 00Hlt011 W011?l 96 E. Sierra (Hwy 70) Portola 832-4646