Series of serious and challenging cases on the docket
Thank you for your continued service to, and support of, public safety in Plumas County.
Now, more than ever, it is crucial we continue to receive support from our local leaders to assure public safety is staffed at a level sufficient to meet the needs and expectations of those living, working and visiting Plumas County.
This support is particularly vital as we approach our busy summer season with a series of serious and challenging cases already on our docket and other similar cases nearing a stage where a criminal prosecution is ready to begin. It is only with your support and the outstanding work of our criminal justice partners that we are able to pursue and obtain justice.
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Domestic violence classes to return
Court-ordered domestic violence classes are scheduled to resume in Plumas County beginning June 13.
The classes were abruptly halted last year when the only local provider moved out of the area.
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Alleged killer captured in Peru
The FBI reported that a 48-year-old woman wanted in connection with the July 2008 murder of her ex-husband in Plumas County was arrested Wednesday, June 4, at her residence in Peru.
FBI spokeswoman Gina Swankie said Costa Rican national Nazira Maria Cross allegedly poisoned her ex-husband, Michael Cross, in Plumas County, then drove him to Lovelock where the couple owned a ranch and buried him on the property.
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Sheriff’s ice cream commercial goes viral
An unsuspecting driver reacts as Sheriff Greg Hagwood delivers ice cream cones in this image captured from the Wall’s Ice Cream commercial on YouTube.
A puzzled driver glances at the rearview mirror, trying to figure out why she has been pulled over by the Plumas County sheriff.
“Are you familiar with vehicle code 339472?” the sheriff asks.
“Yeah,” she responds before admitting “… No.”
She wasn’t alone. Dozens of unsuspecting drivers didn’t know the vehicle code for DWI (driving without ice cream).
They do now.
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