Sheriff Blotter for the week of 1/8/20

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.

The following is a summary of the week’s activity from Dec. 23 to Dec. 30.

BY THE NUMBERS

93 calls to dispatch

48 requests for medical assistance

45 requests for a fire department

41 CHP reports

37 requests for assistance

29 reports of suspicious circumstances

20 arrests reported

19 disturbances reported

19 reports to REMSA

17 reports involving children or juveniles

17 traffic-related reports

11 alarms reported

10 civil reports

10 reports to SIFC

10 reports involving intoxication

9 mental health reports

9 reports of harassment

9 reports of trespassing

9 reports involving animal control

9 requests for welfare checks

8 probation reports

7 reports involving domestic violence

6 reports of assisting other agencies

6 reports involving drugs

6 hazard reports

5 requests for extra patrol checks

5 citations issued

5 reports of theft

4 reports involving weapons

4 court-related reports

4 requests for search and rescue

3 reports to child protective services

3 reports to the district attorney

3 reports of fraud

3 reports to the USFS

3 deaths

3 sex-related reports

3 requests for medical helicopters

3 requests for BOLOs

3 requests for victim witness

Clarification

An entry in last week’s sheriff’s blotter indicated a caller reported that their clothes had been damaged; the individual called the newspaper to say it was just one item of clothing that could be replaced.

ARRESTS

Blairsden

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with domestic violence and elder abuse. A caller said his wife said she wanted to divorce him and she was going away. A message was left for the caller. A deputy requested medical as a precautionary for the woman. Eastern Plumas Health Care was paged. The deputy notified someone from adult protective services and they were en route to the residence. The deputy also notified victim witness and the district attorney was notified.

Chester

A sergeant reported the arrest of a man charged with being intoxicated. A caller said they had a guest staying at a business who might have some problems. The guest kept calling to get a hold of another guest, but that guest wasn’t answering his phone calls. He wasn’t being rude, but the reporting party wanted the situation on file. Later the reporting party called back and said the man was causing problems.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with battery. A caller reported that he was assaulted by an unknown male. He could describe the man and what he was wearing. He said he was hit in the back of the head with something. He didn’t need medical assistance.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with vandalism. A caller said that someone vandalized his truck during the night.

Clio

The CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher. The CHP reported that someone left in his vehicle en route to a resort. The subject had been drinking. A deputy was attempting to locate the vehicle. Then someone at a resort requested that the same man be trespassed from the property. The man was fired from his job and was then refusing to leave the place.

Delleker

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of methamphetamine and probation violation. A caller reported that someone appeared to be taking wood from the neighbor’s yard.

Meadow Valley

The CHP reported the arrest of a woman charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher. A caller reported a single-vehicle accident just west of Snake Lake Road. It was unknown if there were injuries. The information was transferred to the CHP. Quincy Fire and Plumas District Hospital were paged.

Portola

A deputy reported the arrest of a woman for a warrant.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with domestic violence and possession of methamphetamine. A caller reported that a woman was stabbed in the neck or in the head by a man. Eastern Plumas Fire and EPHC were staged. A deputy notified victim witness.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating his probation.

Quincy

The CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with domestic violence. A deputy notified victim witness.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man on a probation violation charge. A caller said the man was causing a disturbance at some apartments. He was asked to leave, but wouldn’t.

A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with being intoxicated and resisting arrest. A caller said the woman blacked out and was causing problems. She was also trying to break things.

The CHP reported the arrest of someone charged with driving under the influence of combined alcohol and drugs. The individual was also charged with driving with a suspended or revoked drivers license.

A deputy reported the arrest of an individual charged with disobeying a court order. A caller requested a civil standby at her residence and to have her ex removed. She wanted to return home. She said she had a stay-away order.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with probation violation and intoxication.

A deputy reported the arrest of two men. One was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamines and possession of drug paraphernalia. The second man was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating his probation.

MISCELLANEOUS

Monday, Dec. 30

Hazard reported

On Highway 70, 1 mile west of the Greenville Wye near Paxton, a reporting party said there was a large rock in the roadway. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Vehicle incident

In Portola, it was reported that a vehicle was involved in an incident. No injuries were reported. The CHP was on scene and the parties declined a report.

Fall victim

In the Lake Almanor Peninsula area, dispatch discovered an open 911 call. It then disconnected. A second 911 call was received. The caller requested an ambulance for a fall victim with a head injury. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Citation issued

In Delleker, a caller reported that the neighbor’s dogs attacked and killed her dog. Animal control was notified and an officer was to handle the situation. The owner of the dog was cited.

Some things are missing

In Delleker, a caller said that a renter took several large items from the house when she left. He asked to talk to a deputy. The deputy said it was a civil issue. The reporting party wanted it on file for insurance purposes.

Theft of fuel reported

In Portola, a caller reported a theft from his fuel tank. A deputy spoke with the caller and the homeowner and the previous tenant. It came down to suspicious circumstances only. The reporting party requested extra patrol checks.

Fraud reported

In Portola, a counterfeit $100 bill was discovered.

Missing person reported

In Portola, it was reported that a woman was missing. The reporting party went by her house and her vehicle, keys and all of her belongings were there. The caller had last spoken to her that morning and didn’t know if she was home at that time. She did have some memory issues. Both the woman’s and her boyfriend’s cell phones went to voice mail. Her ex-husband was in custody. A deputy was to check the boyfriend’s residence in Crescent Mills. Another deputy checked the victim’s residence and then talked to a neighbor who had seen her the previous day. Night shift was to check again. The house in Crescent Mills was also checked and no contact was made. The reporting party was going to the victim’s house and wanted to meet a deputy there. Information from the cell phone provider showed that the victim’s phone was turned off and no calls were made in 48 hours. The woman was entered into the missing persons database. No location could be provided by the cell phone provider. The in-home worker said she saw the person that morning and she was fine. AT&T pinned the phone to Beckwourth Peak, but the victim still had her phone off. The woman returned home and was fine. Her name and alert were removed from missing persons.

In and out of traffic

In Chester on Main Street, a caller reported that a male was walking in and out of traffic in front of a business. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Disturbance reported

In Quincy, a caller said that a woman was yelling in front of her residence. She was upset because the caller asked her to stop feeding feral cats. The woman had a firearm in the residence, but the reporting party hadn’t seen it on the person. The woman agreed to keep the peace and was going to leave.

Broken leg reported

At the OHV staging area in La Porte, a caller said her young son broke his leg. The information was transferred to CalFire.

Search and rescue requested

On the Gold Lake Forest Highway, a caller said that four adults were lost while hiking the Frazer Falls Trail. They told the reporting party that they were taking a short cut but ended up on the Mohave Trail. A Honda van was parked at the bottom of the Frazer Falls Trail. No medical was needed and the parties had water. They were all about 50 years old. The reporting party called back and said that they found their way to a paved, closed highway. They were to call 911 so searchers could secure a location. The call pinned to the gold Lake Forest Highway. The missing party was contacted and they were fine. They knew where they were and where the van was parked. They didn’t need further assistance and made it home.

Log in the way

On West Street just south of Joy Way in Portola, a caller reported there was a log in the roadway. The log was removed before a deputy arrived.

Vehicle rollover reported

On Clifford Drive at Lake Almanor, a caller reported that a vehicle rolled over the side. It was unknown how many were in the vehicle or if there were injuries. The information was transferred to the CHP. The information was also given to SIFC and search and rescue was paged. Someone from the fire department was on scene and search and rescue was cancelled. A deputy was still needed for traffic control. The CHP was going to handle the situation.

Another rollover reported

On Bucks Lake Road at Riverdance Road near Quincy, a caller reported that he just rolled his vehicle. No one was hurt and he was out of it. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Juvenile having problems

In Delleker, a caller reported an incorrigible juvenile. A deputy counseled the juvenile.

Trying to sell drugs

In Quincy, a caller said that a customer approached an employee attempting to sell drugs to him. The deputy said it was suspicious, but no crime occurred.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Fall victim reported

In Quincy, a caller requested medical for a man who fell and was unconscious. The information was sent to REMSA. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. QRV requested a helicopter.

Disturbance reported

In Greenville, a caller reported that a man was causing a verbal disturbance. He was going in and out of his house and was throwing things. He was alone. No weapons were involved, but the reporting party thought he owned firearms. A deputy reported that no one answered the door and everything was quiet.

Theft reported

In Portola, a reporting party said that someone drove up to his house and removed the plates from his truck. He said that tracks were left in the snow that lead back to his neighbor’s house.

Hazard in the roadway

On the Gold Lake Forest Highway near Frazer Falls, a caller reported that there was a large boulder in the roadway. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Suspicious occurrence in vacationland

In the Lake Almanor Peninsula area, a reported party said there were suspicious circumstances at her vacation home. She thought that someone might have been in her home. There were no signs of a forced entry and nothing was missing. The property has video surveillance and nothing was seen on the camera.

Sitting by the guardrail

On Highway 70 between Scott Road and Beckwourth Pass, it was reported that a man in a black sweatshirt was seen sitting on the other side of the guardrail on a bridge. The caller was concerned for the man’s safety. A Subaru with a woman driver was parked closer to Scott Road. It wasn’t known if they were together. The information was transferred to Lassen County and to the CHP. Lassen County was on the lookout to the county line from the Lassen side. Plumas County was BOLOing from the Plumas County side. The CHP was unable to locate the subject.

Missing person reported

In the Crescent Mills area, a reporting party requested a welfare check on someone. He took off from his residence and didn’t return. The reporting party said the individual crashed his truck the previous night and then got into another vehicle and drove off. The reporting party was concerned for the man’s safety. A deputy attempted to contact the victim and left a message requesting a callback. The deputy then recontacted the reporting party who listed the victim’s cell phone provider. The deputy then contacted Lassen County who was sending a deputy to contact the victim. They would call back with an update. The victim finally called back and was given the number for the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office. The victim said he was okay and didn’t need any help. He also called the reporting party to let him know he was fine. He also called LCSO.

Fire reported

On USFS roads 28No1 and 26N70 in Dixie Valley, a caller reported finding a smoldering post. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Citation issued

In Quincy, a deputy reported citing an individual who was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle.

Inmate makes a report

In Quincy at the jail, a corrections officer requested a deputy for an inmate who wanted to report an incident that occurred just before the arrest. The inmate said he was threatened by another inmate. He was moved to a different housing unit in the jail.

Suspicious vehicle activity

In Portola, someone reported that a man was circling him with his vehicle. A deputy saw the subject driving on public roadways. There was no crime.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Trespasser on the railroad

Near Keddie at the railroad tracks on Quarry Road, a caller reported there was a trespasser inside one of the cars. The person was refusing to leave. More than an hour later it was reported that the train moved and there was a new access point. A deputy was unable to locate any trespassers.

Package issues

A caller reported that her father was the victim of a scam although he lived in Tennessee. His packages were tracked to an address in Loyalton.

Upside down vehicle

On Highway 36 in an area known as Deadman’s Curve, it was reported that a vehicle was upside down and about 15 feet off a cliff. A second report had the incident 1-mile from the Clear Creek turnoff at the bottom of the curve. The information was transferred to the CHP. Search and rescue was paged and then canceled. The CHP said the corner was in Lassen County.

Stuck at a mine

At Crystal Mine, a caller reported that multiple people had been stuck in the snow since the day before. There was no word about whether they had supplies with them. The call was transferred to Sierra County.

He’s got the car

In Greenville, a caller said a man wouldn’t return his vehicle. A deputy provided civil procedures and a number for the CHP.

Hazard noted

On Highway 89 just north of Indian Falls, rocks and gravel were seen in the roadway. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Concerned about neighbor

In Canyon Dam, a caller said he saw an ambulance go to his neighbor’s house and he was concerned for the welfare of the person. He was concerned that if there was medical aid at the residence whether it was the result of domestic violence. The reporting party couldn’t identify what ambulance was on scene. SIFC, REMSA and QRV said that none of their ambulances were out on calls in that area. The ambulance turned out to be one that was decommissioned and belonged to two people. Everyone was okay.

Open line at dispatch

Dispatch discovered an open line from Sierraville and could hear a male yelling in the background. Then the call was disconnected. When dispatch called back there was no answer.

Reckless driver

In Chester, a caller reported a reckless driver in a Honda. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Harassment reported

In Chester, a caller said she was being harassed by another woman. A deputy attempted to contact the reporting party and left a message.

Gunshots heard

In Portola, a caller reported hearing two gunshots. A deputy was unable to find anything. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Someone’s punching walls

In Quincy, a caller said that her brother was causing problems and was punching the walls inside the residence. The person had been drinking and had been for a couple of days. No weapons or firearms were in the residence. Children were also present. Sergeants contacted the man who agreed to keep the peace.

Friday, Dec. 27

Smoke reported

In Greenville, a caller reported seeing a lot of thick smoke. No flames were noted. Indian Valley Fire was paged. It was a burn pile.

Wide load

Eastbound on Highway 70 near Maybe, a caller reported that a semi was pulling a wide load. There was no pilot car. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Unruly trailer

Eastbound on Highway 70 from Sloat, a caller reported that the driver of a truck that was pulling a horse trailer was all over the road. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Cell phone hacked

On the Beckwourth-Genesee Road, a caller said someone hacked his cell phone. He reported it to the phone company.

Hazard reported

On Highway 70 west of Lee Summit, a caller said there was a large boulder in the westbound lane. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Possible big foot in the attic

In Quincy, a caller said there was a large animal in her storeroom. She didn’t know what it was. The caller asked to speak to someone in animal control. Animal control officer reported that he was on his way to learn about a large animal, possibly a big foot in the attic. Nothing was found but he did leave a trap. We hope it was a large trap.

Squatter issues

In Portola, a caller asked to speak to a deputy about a squatter issue in the apartment. He said he was also trying to evict a tenant who was in custody. A deputy explained civil procedures.

Deputy requested

In Chester, a caller said her sister just arrived at the caller’s residence and screamed obscenities at her. She was violating a restraining order. The deputy explained civil procedures.

Account opened

In Quincy, a caller reported that someone opened a PG&E account under her name. She said she has never lived in Quincy. It was not a crime. It turned out the utility company made a mistake in the paperwork between two women with the same name.

Citation issued

In Portola, a deputy reported citing a woman who was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle.

Harassment reported

In Chester, a caller reported that a woman was harassing her and she wanted to speak to a deputy. A deputy explained the proper temporary restraining order procedures. Contact information for victim witness was also given to the reporting party.

Reckless driver reported

Eastbound on Highway 70 from Highway 89 near Graeagle, a caller reported someone driving recklessly. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Harassment reported

In Quincy, a caller said that a man was harassing her.

Objects banging around

In Portola, a caller said he could hear yelling and objects being banged around at his neighbor’s house.

Out of gas

In Crescent Mills, a caller reported running out of gas in her driveway. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Theft reported

In Chester, a caller reported that a theft occurred about a week earlier. She thought she knew who was involved in the incident. The individual agreed to return a battery charger within a half-hour. The person also admitted to extortion. The caller was not interested in pressing charges.

Shop fire reported

In the Crescent Mills area, a caller reported a shop fire. No one was in the shop and it was unknown what started it. The reporting party did say there was a fire in the fireplace. Crescent Mills and Indian Valley fire were paged. The fire was said to be above Pews Ponds. Indian Valley Fire personnel requested mutual aid from Quincy Fire. A Type I engine was needed. Medical was also on its way. The workshop was on fire, but no other structures were threatened.

Party time

In Greenville, a caller reported that his neighbors were being loud and having a party. A deputy said it was quiet when he arrived.

Throwing things outside

In Greenville, a caller said her neighbor was outside throwing things and screaming. The neighbor then called and said there were two men trespassing on his property. He was told that it was the deputies who just wanted to talk to him. The subject refused to go to the door and said he was fine. He had had an argument with someone and would clean up his mess in the morning. He said he was going to go to bed.

Thursday, Dec. 26

Unusual marks

In Portola, a caller said that a patient at the hospital had marks on her wrists from being tied up. She refused to say anything about what happened. The information was given to a sergeant. The victim didn’t want to talk to the deputy. She said she was safe and denied any criminal activity.

Suspicious truck

In Portola, a caller reported that an orange truck was sitting in front of her house and it hadn’t moved. She said her propane company refused to fill her propane tank because the truck was in the way. A deputy attempted to contact the registered owner of the truck and a trailer and didn’t get any information. The truck was tagged for removal by the city of Portola. A deputy contacted the propane company and they said they didn’t refuse to fill the individual’s tank. The plan was to fill it that day.

Unusual place to park

In Delleker, a caller reported that a van had been sitting in one spot since the previous day. Two occupants were inside. The caller said his boss went up to the van and saw an older man and a younger woman inside. A deputy contacted both parties and no crime had occurred. They left the area.

Snowmobile incident

At Butte Meadows near Chester, a caller said his uncle was involved in a snowmobile accident. They were taking him to the Jonesville Snow Park staging area to meet an ambulance. The information was transferred to SIFC and the CHP. SIFC said that Butte County was handling the incident.

Smoke reported

On Highway 70 near Quarry Road near Quincy, a caller reported that there was a lot of smoke in the area. Quincy Fire was paged. The information was also transferred to the USFS. They said it was a burn pile and would handle the incident.

Road hazard reported

On Highway 70 near Belden in the Feather River Canyon, a caller reported seeing rocks in the roadway. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Bah, humbug

In Chester, a caller reported that her neighbor was blasting Christmas music. It had been going on for days. A deputy spoke to a man who agreed to turn it down. The deputy said the music was not blasting.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Citation issued

At the Taylorsville T, a deputy requested the CHP for evaluation. A man was charged with driving on the wrong side of the highway and speeding.

Someone ringing the doorbell

In Quincy, a caller said she woke up and someone was ringing her doorbell at 3:30 a.m. She said the back window screen was taken out and the window pried out. She requested that a deputy check it out.

Citation issued

In Quincy, a deputy cited a man and charged him with driving without a valid drivers license and driving an unregistered vehicle.

Suspicious walker

In Portola, a caller said that a man was walking eastbound and the caller was concerned for his safety. A deputy checked the area, but didn’t find the man.

Heater’s on

In Quincy, a caller reported that someone might be inside his trailer. He said the heater was on and it was moved around. A deputy said no one was in the residence. It was suspicious circumstances only.

Strange noise heard

In Blairsden, a caller reported that a strange noise was coming from the house next door. She thought it was either someone snoring or an animal. It was going on all last night and again tonight. A deputy checked the area, but didn’t find anything suspicious.

People arguing

In the Spring Garden area, a caller said that his son and wife were arguing. There were children in the house. Both people had been drinking. No weapons were involved. A deputy said the man had been drinking. They were arguing only.

Stuck in the snow

Eastbound on Highway 36, 5 miles from Chester, the CHP requested that a deputy check on a man stuck in the snow. The CHP didn’t have an officer on duty in that area. A deputy was unable to find the individual.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

All points bulletin

Plumas County Sheriff’s Dispatch sent out an all points bulletin for a man described as approximately 5-ft., 6-inches tall, weighing approximately 300 lbs., with white hair and a beard. The man was seen going from rooftop to rooftop throughout the area. If found do not apprehend!

Dogfight reported

In Twain, a caller said her neighbor’s dog went into their yard and attacked their dog. They were now in a dispute and are trying to get into a fight with the caller’s husband. A deputy said no one wanted to press charges and they agreed to keep the peace. The dog bite was referred to animal control. Both dogs were injured and one dog needed to go to the vet.

Suitcase noted

On Spanish Creek Road near Quincy, a caller reported seeing an abandoned suitcase that was filled with personal belongings. It was on the road going toward the water district. A deputy contacted a woman who owned the property and it was returned.

Suspicious vehicle noticed

In Portola, a caller said there was a suspicious pickup in front of a residence that burned down. Two men were there. A deputy checked the area.

Threat reported

In Chester, a caller reported receiving threats by mail. The caller asked to speak to a deputy.

Suspicious situation

In Quincy, a businessperson reported that a man was being verbally abusive toward his child. He was also seen throwing things at the child inside the vehicle. The man was seen going eastbound on Highway 70 in a truck. A deputy contacted someone who said she didn’t actually see the man throw things. She said the man was acting aggressively. The mother said she had full custody of the child. A deputy watched a video and saw no violations. The information was given to the district attorney.

Looking for grandson

A caller said that her grandson was listed as a runaway in another state. She thought the juvenile was staying with his mother in Chester. The caller asked if a deputy would check the residence. The reporting party also emailed the missing persons flyer to dispatch. A deputy reported that no one was at the residence. There was also no sign of anyone having been there since the last snowstorm.

Dog return wanted

In Quincy, a caller said that a man took her dog about five months ago and she has been trying to get it back. The man was refusing to return the border collie. A deputy attempted to contact the caller and was unable to leave a message.

Bicyclist down

On the Monument Peak and Oakland Camp trails near Quincy, a caller reported that his dad was having a medical emergency on the bike trail above Oakland Camp and Chandler Road west. REMSA was contacted and search and rescue was paged. PDH was paged. USFS was called, but there was no answer. The CHP helicopter was requested from Redding. Redding was unavailable, but was checking with a valley unit. The caller said they were about 2.5 miles from Oakland Camp and were en route to Monument Peak. They sent another biker to the Old Maidu Cemetery to meet responders.  It was reported that a patient transport was possible and a request for the helicopter stage at Gansner Airport was recommended. Careflight was also responding. Both helicopters were cancelled.

Cameras pointing the wrong way

In Chester, a caller reported that her neighbors had their camera pointing into her yard. It was a civil issue and the proper civil procedures were explained.

Sounds detected

In Portola, it was reported that it sounded like firecrackers were being set off at the park. A deputy was unable to locate any fireworks in the area.

Hanging up over propane leak

In Vinton, dispatch received multiple 911 hang-up calls. A caller eventually reported a propane leak. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. The propane was shut off and the company notified.

Chimney fire

In Quincy, a caller reported that flames could be seen from a chimney fire. Quincy Fire was paged.

Disturbance sounded physical

In Quincy, a caller reported a disturbance that sounded physical with multiple subjects. The caller said that he/she couldn’t see anything and didn’t know if weapons were involved. A deputy contacted a woman and other family members in a family dispute. It was verbal only and everyone was separated.

Getting spit on

In Portola, a caller said her husband was spitting on her. Both parties had been drinking, and then the man locked the woman out of the apartment. No weapons were involved. They agreed to keep the peace and were separated within the residence.

Reckless driver reported

In Quincy, a caller reported the driver of a pickup was all over the road. Deputies were asked to be on the lookout for the pickup.

Monday, Dec. 23

Looking through the window

In Quincy, a caller said he saw a man in his backyard looking through the window. When the caller turned on the porch light the man ran. A deputy checked the area, but didn’t find anything suspicious. Extra patrol checks were requested.

Suspicious situation

In Quincy, a caller reported that someone was walking around her house. A deputy checked the area, but didn’t locate anyone.

Collision reported

In Chester, a caller said she was involved in a vehicle accident on Highway 32. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Suspicious occurrences

In Portola, a caller reported that some lights were on in a residence and no one was supposed to be there. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate anyone suspicious.

Jail electronic monitoring check

In Chester, someone at the jail wanted a check done on a woman’s ankle electronic monitoring devise. The corrections officer reported that the individual had a gun safe in the residence, but it was cleared out. A sergeant reported that the woman was in compliance.

Cutting down trees

In Portola, a caller said that some suspicious people were cutting trees on his neighbors’ property. Neither neighbor lived at the residences year round. A deputy contacted the reporting party who said he didn’t know if the people had permission to cut trees. He also didn’t have the neighbors’ contact information. The caller thought the activities were taking place at night. He didn’t see anyone on the property, but could see the stumps.

Jail electronic monitoring check

In Chester, a corrections officer requested an electronic monitoring check on a man. He should have been the only one living in an apartment. A deputy said the man was in compliance.

Illegal dumping reported

In Vinton, a caller reported having second-hand information that illegal dumping of trash, a boat and furniture occurred on the side of Dyson Lane. It was unknown if it was on private property. A deputy contacted the reporting party who thought the trash was probably on private property.

Harassing messages received

In Portola, a caller said that his neighbor was sending harassing text messages. He was asking for money and making threats that he would have him arrested. He requested that a deputy contact the man and have him quite notifying him. A deputy contacted the other man who said the reporting party owes him money. He agreed not to harass the reporting party by text. He was issued a verbal trespass warning.

Cashier’s check came in the mail

In Chester, a caller said he received a cashier’s check in the mail. The caller said there were some alarming things on it and thought it was a scam. The caller asked to talk to a deputy. A deputy called the man who was going to take the check to the bank to confirm if it was valid. No crime occurred.

Fire reported

Near Two Rivers Road, a caller reported seeing smoke. Long Valley Fire was paged and responded. They reported that it was a controlled burn. They did request that the USFS be notified because a gate was locked and they couldn’t access the property.

Garage fire reported

In Blairsden, a caller reported a garage fire. Graeagle Fire responded. Multiple 911 calls came in. Eastern Plumas, Plumas Eureka and Long Valley fire were paged for mutual aid. EPHC was asked to stage. It was reported that the fire was spreading to other structures. A request went out for an air support trailer to be brought to the location by Sierra Valley Fire.

Theft reported

In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that someone stole a package in the Manzanita Way area.

Fire reported

At Marble Hot Springs Road in Beckwourth, the sheriff’s office received a report from someone looking through binoculars that they could see flames in the area of County Road A24 — Dyson and Harriet lanes. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. They reported that it was a burn pile in the jurisdiction of Beckwourth Fire.

More News