New map of local trails available
The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship group has produced a topographic trail map highlighting the varied terrain and world-class trails of the Downieville and Lakes Basin trail systems. The guide is the most up-to-date and informative recreational resource for the area, zeroing in on Plumas and Sierra counties and Plumas and Tahoe national forests, and featuring more than 100 miles of Sierra singletrack.
It shows designations for motorized trails, non-motorized trails, the Pacific Crest Trail, historic trail alignments and Forest Service four-wheel drive dirt roads.
Read more: New map of local trails available
CHP civil trial to resume Monday
A civil trial pitting a Quincy woman against the California Highway Patrol is scheduled to resume Monday morning, June 18.
The jury trial, at Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy, began Wednesday, June 13. It is expected to last until at least Tuesday, June 19.
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Trial of Quincy woman against CHP set to begin
Opening statements are scheduled to begin at 8:30 Wednesday morning, June 13, in a civil trial pitting a Quincy woman against the California Highway Patrol.
The jury trial is taking place at Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy.
Read more: Trial of Quincy woman against CHP set to begin
Chester man arrested on charges of sexual assault against a minor
A 34-year-old Chester man is being held on $100,000 bail in the Plumas County Jail after being arrested on multiple sex-related charges, including sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.
Robert Wilson Neal Jr. was arrested Monday at 10:15 p.m. at a Chester residence by sheriff’s deputies.
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Man jailed on drug charges after traffic stop
An Oroville man is in the Plumas County Jail after being arrested on multiple drug charges following a Thursday, June 7, traffic stop.
Robert Nemen Ridge Jr., 53, was charged with possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of marijuana for sale, transportation of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, child endangerment and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
Read more: Man jailed on drug charges after traffic stop