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14B Tuesday, July 18, 2000 m C N Lasser Cou,.y Editor's Note: The following information and accident de- scriptions come from the Su- sanville Off'we of the Calornia Highway Patrol. Arrests and citations do not utomatically constitute aguilt. Fls   wl A Bremerton, Wash., wom- an suffered a broken wrist Tuesday, July 11, in a Hwy. 395 accident, which occurred when she fell asleep at the wheel. CHP reports said Rose D. St. Dennis, 67, was southbound at 9:25 a.m., when she nodded off, causing her '99 Hyundai to drift onto the shoulder. She steered left back onto the southbound lane, but then veered to the right, causing the vehicle to go off the road and overturn. Mrs. St. Dennis was taken to Washoe Medical Center. Her passenger, Gina A. Ado- mohai, 41, of Renton, Wash., was not injured. Both women were wearing their seatbelts. var saw Mm A San Leandro man suf- fered minor injuries at 7:15 p.m., on Wednesday, July 5, on Hwy. 36 about 1/2 mile west of Prattville Road. Joseph D..Tim, 69, was west- bound in his t87 Buick when he decided to turn around in a private driveway. Tim turned his Buick around and pulled back out to go back east right in front of a '95 Dodge pickup being driven by Deric S. Fletcher, 32, of Su- sanville. "I never even saw him until he hit me!" Tim told the CHP. He sought his own aid for a cut to the left elbow. " Rollover A Lake Almanor man was injured Wednesday, July 5, at 12:30 p.m. on Hwy. 36 after falling asleep at the wheel about three miles west of Willard Hill Road. Dennis L. Buchanan, 32, was driving his '80 Toyota pickup when he fell asleep and went onto the shoulder of the road. That woke him up and Buchanan tried to steer out of it but his vehicle kept sliding down an embankment and overturned, striking a large rock pile. Buchanan suffered facial cuts, a cut to the left knee and a contusion to the forehead. TIlII tmlh Five out-of-state people were injured in a three-car pileup Sunday, July 2, on Hwy. 395 near Doyle. The CHP said Frank J. Bitonti, 66, Golden Valley, Ariz., was northbound in his 1980 Ford when he drifted over the middle line and struck a southbound motor home driv. en by James B. Shine Jr., 51, of Sparks, Nev. Bitonti's vehicle then hit a southbound 1995 Buick being driven by John G. Parizo, 67, of Dexter, Ore. That shot Bitonti's vehicle across the highway and it overturned.Bitonti was taken to Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev., with lacerations to his hands, arms and legs. Parizo was flown to Washoe Medical Center with lacera- tions to the left arm and ear and scrapes to the back. His passenger, Beatrice G. Parizo, 74, was taken to Editor's Note: Thefoliowng information comes from the logs of the Susanville Police De. partment and the department's description of eents. Citations and arrests do not automatical- ly constitute guilt. An unknown person called SusanviUe Police at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, July 13, to report a brandUhi00. The caller said a black, male adult in a black Honda pulled a rifle out of his trunk while at the Union 76 gas station at the corner of Main Street and Weatherlow and pointed it at anottt person. Polic*e responded hut were unable to locate anything. AII m . Pb'ice respondea to a do- mestic argument on 'uesday, July 11, in the 1000 block of Paiute Lane. After reviewing the inci- dent, police arrested Sean Crawford, 19, for alleged spousal abuse. More alleged abuse Maitland Carpenter, 21, was arrested Monday, July 10, at Ills apartment in the 500 block of Quarry Street for spousal abuse allegedly involving bat- tery. Restaurant robbed The Chinese Kitchen on Main Street reported Sunday June 9, that someone entered the building overnight and took $140 in lose change. C'r'li Ann Marie Scalley said a Ju- ly 11 entry in the police report was in error. Scalley contend- ed the report claiming she vas hit on the head by a would-be mugger while walking on Foss Street was incorrect. Scalley said there was no mugging and that she was ac- tually knocked to the ground by a skateboarder. Sherrie Lynn Norris of Reno pleaded no contest on Ju- ly 12 to driving with a blood al- cohol level of .08 or greater. Norris was sentenced to three years summary proba- tion, five days in Lassen Coun- ty Adult Detention Facility, a 90-day restriction of her driv- er's license, and freed $1,418. Craig Lee Oney pleaded not guilty on July 12 to a felony charge of taking personal property by force and a charge of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant/child. A Preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9. eec00ivin00 stonen Brian Ian Takeshita, 20, pleaded not guilty on JulY 12 to a felony charge of receiving stolen property. A preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 2. injury Sean Morgan Crawford, 19, pleaded not guilty on July 12 to a felony charge of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant/child. A preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 2. Lassen County Superior Court Judge Ridgely Lazard ordered that Crawford is subject to search and seizure, not to possess weapons, and shall not have any contact with the victims. Vandalim Joshua Chesquay Dixon, 19, was sentenced on July 12 to two years formal probation and 30 days in the Lassen County Adult Detention Facil- ity on a misdemeanor charge of vandalism. Dixon pleaded guilty to the charge as part of a plea bar- gain in which a felony attempt to escape charge and a misde meanor resisting arrest charge were dismissed. mm trlvl Ashley Faye Katzenmaier, 21, was sentenced to two years in prison with credit for 397 days served after pleading guilty to driving under the in- fluence and driving under the influence of a drug or narcot- ic. As part of a plea bargain, charges of driving under the influence and driving under the influence of a drug or nar- cotic were dismissed. Washoe Medical'Nter with bruises to the arms an'B,l.egs. Shine suffered pain tb-the left side and lacerations to the left arm but he refused medi- cal attention. His passenger, Judith Shine, 49, suffered pain to her chest and neck and was taken to Washoe Medical Cen- ter. Three-year-old driver A three-year-old boy jumped on his dad's ATV without his permission and crashed on Saturday, July 1, causing him to be injured. According to the CHP re- port, Justin D. Lindsey, 3, drove down the family drive- way in Doyle and tried to turn onto Garnier Road but the ATV tipped over and the youth fell off. He suffered a broken left arm a cut to the right hand and abrasions to his back. This week's pet is Bandit, named for obvious reason The three-month a sweet dog who needs a family. To adopt Bandit, go to the Lassen County ter on Johnstonville RoacL For more infornmtion, call 257-9200. IIIII ! J Stock Up Today Ball Park Meat Franks Selected Varletl 16 Oz. BLFE 1, QET I FREE gnTH YOUR SUPUA CARD SAVE UP TO $6.7s Limit 1 Free IGA TOMATO SAUCE 80Z. 11.5 Oz., Asst. Vat. raCE ORG. OR 32 Oz. Quantifies Limited To Stock On Hand. Sorry, No Rain Q Don't Miss The Times call 257-5321 50 Grand Avenue We Accept Food Stamps WIC ATM " VISA * Master Card ii 14B Tuesday, July 18, 2000 m C N Lasser Cou,.y Editor's Note: The following information and accident de- scriptions come from the Su- sanville Off'we of the Calornia Highway Patrol. Arrests and citations do not utomatically constitute aguilt. Fls   wl A Bremerton, Wash., wom- an suffered a broken wrist Tuesday, July 11, in a Hwy. 395 accident, which occurred when she fell asleep at the wheel. CHP reports said Rose D. St. Dennis, 67, was southbound at 9:25 a.m., when she nodded off, causing her '99 Hyundai to drift onto the shoulder. She steered left back onto the southbound lane, but then veered to the right, causing the vehicle to go off the road and overturn. Mrs. St. Dennis was taken to Washoe Medical Center. Her passenger, Gina A. Ado- mohai, 41, of Renton, Wash., was not injured. Both women were wearing their seatbelts. var saw Mm A San Leandro man suf- fered minor injuries at 7:15 p.m., on Wednesday, July 5, on Hwy. 36 about 1/2 mile west of Prattville Road. Joseph D..Tim, 69, was west- bound in his t87 Buick when he decided to turn around in a private driveway. Tim turned his Buick around and pulled back out to go back east right in front of a '95 Dodge pickup being driven by Deric S. Fletcher, 32, of Su- sanville. "I never even saw him until he hit me!" Tim told the CHP. He sought his own aid for a cut to the left elbow. " Rollover A Lake Almanor man was injured Wednesday, July 5, at 12:30 p.m. on Hwy. 36 after falling asleep at the wheel about three miles west of Willard Hill Road. Dennis L. Buchanan, 32, was driving his '80 Toyota pickup when he fell asleep and went onto the shoulder of the road. That woke him up and Buchanan tried to steer out of it but his vehicle kept sliding down an embankment and overturned, striking a large rock pile. Buchanan suffered facial cuts, a cut to the left knee and a contusion to the forehead. TIlII tmlh Five out-of-state people were injured in a three-car pileup Sunday, July 2, on Hwy. 395 near Doyle. The CHP said Frank J. Bitonti, 66, Golden Valley, Ariz., was northbound in his 1980 Ford when he drifted over the middle line and struck a southbound motor home driv. en by James B. Shine Jr., 51, of Sparks, Nev. Bitonti's vehicle then hit a southbound 1995 Buick being driven by John G. Parizo, 67, of Dexter, Ore. That shot Bitonti's vehicle across the highway and it overturned.Bitonti was taken to Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev., with lacerations to his hands, arms and legs. Parizo was flown to Washoe Medical Center with lacera- tions to the left arm and ear and scrapes to the back. His passenger, Beatrice G. Parizo, 74, was taken to Editor's Note: Thefoliowng information comes from the logs of the Susanville Police De. partment and the department's description of eents. Citations and arrests do not automatical- ly constitute guilt. An unknown person called SusanviUe Police at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, July 13, to report a brandUhi00. The caller said a black, male adult in a black Honda pulled a rifle out of his trunk while at the Union 76 gas station at the corner of Main Street and Weatherlow and pointed it at anottt person. Polic*e responded hut were unable to locate anything. AII m . Pb'ice respondea to a do- mestic argument on 'uesday, July 11, in the 1000 block of Paiute Lane. After reviewing the inci- dent, police arrested Sean Crawford, 19, for alleged spousal abuse. More alleged abuse Maitland Carpenter, 21, was arrested Monday, July 10, at Ills apartment in the 500 block of Quarry Street for spousal abuse allegedly involving bat- tery. Restaurant robbed The Chinese Kitchen on Main Street reported Sunday June 9, that someone entered the building overnight and took $140 in lose change. C'r'li Ann Marie Scalley said a Ju- ly 11 entry in the police report was in error. Scalley contend- ed the report claiming she vas hit on the head by a would-be mugger while walking on Foss Street was incorrect. Scalley said there was no mugging and that she was ac- tually knocked to the ground by a skateboarder. Sherrie Lynn Norris of Reno pleaded no contest on Ju- ly 12 to driving with a blood al- cohol level of .08 or greater. Norris was sentenced to three years summary proba- tion, five days in Lassen Coun- ty Adult Detention Facility, a 90-day restriction of her driv- er's license, and freed $1,418. Craig Lee Oney pleaded not guilty on July 12 to a felony charge of taking personal property by force and a charge of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant/child. A Preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9. eec00ivin00 stonen Brian Ian Takeshita, 20, pleaded not guilty on JulY 12 to a felony charge of receiving stolen property. A preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 2. injury Sean Morgan Crawford, 19, pleaded not guilty on July 12 to a felony charge of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant/child. A preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 2. Lassen County Superior Court Judge Ridgely Lazard ordered that Crawford is subject to search and seizure, not to possess weapons, and shall not have any contact with the victims. Vandalim Joshua Chesquay Dixon, 19, was sentenced on July 12 to two years formal probation and 30 days in the Lassen County Adult Detention Facil- ity on a misdemeanor charge of vandalism. Dixon pleaded guilty to the charge as part of a plea bar- gain in which a felony attempt to escape charge and a misde meanor resisting arrest charge were dismissed. mm trlvl Ashley Faye Katzenmaier, 21, was sentenced to two years in prison with credit for 397 days served after pleading guilty to driving under the in- fluence and driving under the influence of a drug or narcot- ic. As part of a plea bargain, charges of driving under the influence and driving under the influence of a drug or nar- cotic were dismissed. Washoe Medical'Nter with bruises to the arms an'B,l.egs. Shine suffered pain tb-the left side and lacerations to the left arm but he refused medi- cal attention. His passenger, Judith Shine, 49, suffered pain to her chest and neck and was taken to Washoe Medical Cen- ter. Three-year-old driver A three-year-old boy jumped on his dad's ATV without his permission and crashed on Saturday, July 1, causing him to be injured. According to the CHP re- port, Justin D. Lindsey, 3, drove down the family drive- way in Doyle and tried to turn onto Garnier Road but the ATV tipped over and the youth fell off. He suffered a broken left arm a cut to the right hand and abrasions to his back. This week's pet is Bandit, named for obvious reason The three-month a sweet dog who needs a family. To adopt Bandit, go to the Lassen County ter on Johnstonville RoacL For more infornmtion, call 257-9200. IIIII ! J Stock Up Today Ball Park Meat Franks Selected Varletl 16 Oz. BLFE 1, QET I FREE gnTH YOUR SUPUA CARD SAVE UP TO $6.7s Limit 1 Free IGA TOMATO SAUCE 80Z. 11.5 Oz., Asst. Vat. raCE ORG. OR 32 Oz. Quantifies Limited To Stock On Hand. Sorry, No Rain Q Don't Miss The Times call 257-5321 50 Grand Avenue We Accept Food Stamps WIC ATM " VISA * Master Card ii