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 Oct. 9 to Oct. 15.
BY THE NUMBERS
31 medical calls
30 calls involving fire departments
30 requests for assistance
25 reports to the CHP
24 suspicious circumstances reports
18 disturbances reported
15 probation reports
13 civil reports
13 calls to 911
10 reports to animal control
8 drug-related reports
7 thefts reported
6 reports involving children
6 reports involving juveniles
6 alarms reported
5 reports involving fish and wildlife
5 reports to SIFC
4 vandalisms reported
4 reports to the district attorney
4 reports involving property
3 threats reported
3 reports to the USFS
3 extra patrol checks requested
3 assaults reported
3 reports involving helicopters
3 reports of assisting other agencies
3 reports to Alternative Sentencing Program
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation, possession of methamphetamines, possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant. Dispatch received a 911 call from a woman that was crying and said, “Send someone,” and hung up. Dispatch attempted to reconnect twice and didn’t get an answer.
Fish and wildlife reported the arrest of a man charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, a welfare and institutions violation concerning felons, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A caller said she was just punched in the face by a man she knows. The man was driving a Honda with two small kids in the car. A deputy reported the arrest of the man who was charged with use of force or violence.
Deputies reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, probation violation, possession of nunchuks and another penal code violation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of meth and probation violation.
The CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of meth and probation violation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation and receiving stolen property.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with domestic battery and child endangerment. A caller said that a man was trying to pull a child out of the arms of someone in a parking lot.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man involved in a disturbance. A woman was also arrested and charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance.
A probation officer reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman at the jail. She was charged with violating her probation.
A probation officer reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of meth.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
In Sierraville, a caller reported a disturbance at a business. A man under the influence of drugs had a firearm. The information was transferred to Sierra County.
In Crescent Mills, a caller asked for contact with a deputy. She said her son was causing a verbal disturbance with someone on the phone. Everyone agreed to keep the peace.
No place to sleep
In Portola, a caller requested extra patrol checks behind the old hospital and the museum. People were sleeping there. The information was transferred to the substation.
Abandoned vehicle spotted
On Highway 40A near Clio, a caller reported seeing an abandoned vehicle. It was one mile from a trestle on a dirt road. The reporting party found the vehicle about a week ago. It was a pickup without a motor and had a business logo on the side for a Quincy business. The information was transferred to the CHP.
In Quincy, a caller reported the theft of multiple items from her business on Sunday night. She had a video of it. A deputy said no crime occurred. The reporting party couldn’t establish that anything was missing.
New home, tenant issues
In Quincy, a caller said she just bought some property and was having tenant issues. She asked to speak to a deputy. A deputy attempted to contact the reporting party but the number was wrong.
In Quincy, a caller said her kitten was missing for three days. She thought she knew who had the kitten. The information was transferred to animal control.
In Blairsden, a caller asked to speak to a deputy about some verbal threats from a man. A deputy explained proper temporary restraining order procedures.
In Quincy, a caller said she hadn’t heard from a coworker since lunch. She tried to call but there was no answer. Then she said the woman just showed up and was fine.
In Chester, a caller said that a blue medical glove came over her fence and someone threw rocks at her window. Then someone got into a car. A deputy attempted to contact the individual but the voicemail was full.
In Quincy, a caller reported seeing smoke in the forest near Mt. Hough. The information was transferred to USFS.
Burn pile reported
In the West Shore Lake Almanor area, a caller said her neighbor was starting a burn pile and she was concerned. The information was transferred to SIFC.
A caller stated there was a fire in the forest close to Bucks Lake. The information was transferred to USFS.
Suspicious man in a hoodie
In Chester, a caller said there was a suspicious looking man walking through a complex. He was wearing a hoodie. A sergeant was unable to locate him. He spoke to several tenants and no one else saw him.
In Portola on the Gulling Street Bridge, a caller said that a man just punched another man and knocked him into the roadway. A deputy checked the area and the people were gone.
Walking down the hill
In Quincy, a caller said that a man was seen walking down the westbound side of Highway 70 at Indian Hill. He was wearing dark clothing.
In Quincy, it was reported that some children were crying and two adults were arguing. The woman agreed to leave with the children for the night.
Monday, Oct. 14
In Chester, a caller reported that the property at the park was vandalized.
In Greenville, a caller reported that a man was threatening her daughter. It was an ongoing issue. A deputy provided the proper civil procedures.
In Chester, a caller said her sister went into the residence and threatened to punch her in the face. The parties were separated. No weapons were involved. They agreed to keep the peace. Then the reporting party called back and reported another issue with her sister. Family members arrived at the residence to help keep the peace.
Deer found on trail
On the Pacific Crest Trail, a caller reported finding a dead deer on the trail. He though it was the result of illegal hunting. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife.
In Portola, a caller reported the theft of a registration sticker, proof of registration and an insurance card from his vehicle.
Call the phone company
In Quincy, someone called 911 to request assistance with a cell phone. It was making a loud noise. Dispatch advised the caller to contact the phone company.
On Highway 70 west of Quincy near Twain, a Lassen County deputy reported transporting an inmate from Butte to Lassen counties and had a flat tire. He was not familiar with the area. He requested assistance transporting the inmate. A tow truck was en route to pick up the vehicle. A sergeant reported that assistance was no longer needed. The inmate was transferred to Lassen County.
on a road
In the Beckwourth area, a caller reported he saw a man walking on Rocky Point Road toward Portola. He was causing verbal problems. He wasn’t wearing a shirt. The caller thought he might know the man’s name. A deputy drove the entire road and didn’t locate the man. The deputy was on the lookout for him in the Portola area.
Catch that calf
On County Road A23 near Satley, a caller reported that a black calf was on the loose. The information was transferred to the CHP.
Husband causing problems
In Chilcoot, a caller said her husband was causing problems. There were firearms in the home but in a safe. She said he was being confrontational and her children were in the home. All parties agreed to keep the peace. Information on procedures for a temporary restraining order were provided.
Sunday, Oct. 13
Patrol unit incident
Just east of Lee Summit near Quincy, it was noted that someone was inspecting a patrol unit that hit a deer. The vehicle was operable and parked at a residence.
Getting threatened, things missing
In Portola, a caller requested a civil standby so he could get his belonging. He said he was at his residence when a woman made threats to him and his girlfriend. He also said that things were missing from his storage unit. He said he wanted to talk to a deputy.
In Quincy, a caller reported finding a large pile of mail. A deputy collected it.
Burglary, vandalism reported
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported finding a cold burglary and vandalism.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone stole the mail from his mailbox and others on the same street. He was concerned especially because there was a $2,000 check in the mail. He also reported finding a pile of mail at the corner of Highway 70 and LaPorte Road and all along his street. A deputy was out of the area.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone stole a water pump during the night.
In Portola, a caller said a woman was outside his house causing problems. It was unknown if she had any weapons. Then she moved to an alley behind his house. He was inside with two people. A deputy wasn’t available and the information was transferred to the CHP. The person was gone when a law enforcement officer arrived.
Scam calls and
In Quincy, a caller reported that he received some scam phone calls and threats from someone. The person said he was going to kill him. He asked to speak to a deputy. No loss of funds was reported.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone damaged his mailbox. He didn’t know if any mail was missing.
In Quincy, a caller requested medical for someone who received a large cut on a leg. The information was transferred to REMSA. Quincy Fire and Plumas District Hospital responded.
Saturday, Oct. 12
Different voices heard
In Delleker, dispatch received a 911 call from someone who could hear a few different voices yelling something. The caller couldn’t understand what they were yelling. The reporting party called back and said it was her son and his wife arguing. They had been drinking. She left the residence. A deputy said the couple agreed to keep the peace. The man was leaving for the evening.
In Delleker, someone said that a neighbor was harassing his parents. He said it was an ongoing issue. A deputy provided procedures on a temporary restraining order.
In the area of County Road A15, USFS received a report of smoke. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged. A deputy was on the lookout on a dirt road in the area to the railroad track. The deputy located a trail in the area and thought the smoke might be from it. The fire department was unable to find any smoke in that area.
Wacky about candy
In Quincy, a caller reported that a woman was acting strange in a candy store. A deputy contacted the woman who was not causing a disturbance and agreed to keep the peace.
From Sierraville, dispatch found an open line on a 911 call. They could hear a lot of cows mooing. The information was transferred to Sierra County.
Horse stuck in a fence
In the Crescent Mills area, a caller reported seeing a horse stuck in a fence. The caller thought it was dead. The caller reconnected and said the owner had arrived. There was nothing further about the horse.
But where are you?
In Quincy, a caller made a call from the hospital but she was somewhere else. She said she was in need of a ride and was confused. A nurse checked on the caller and said she was fine, just medicated.
Building one, vehicle zero
In Portola, a caller said she was driving a U-haul and hit the bank building. The building was damaged but the vehicle was fine. No medical was needed. She was no longer at the scene. No deputy was in the area. She was told to contact the bank and exchange information.
Shooting from roadside
At the Causeway near Chester, a caller said he just saw a man shooting from the side of the roadway. He fired four shots and was possibly hunting. He was last seen driving toward Chester. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife. A deputy drove along what used to be the railroad tracks and surrounding area and didn’t find the man or his vehicle.
Sad teen noticed
In Quincy, someone from the post office reported that a teenager was crying and sitting on the floor by the desk. A deputy contacted the woman who said she was fine she was just waiting for a ride.
Friday, Oct. 11
Women disturbing the peace
In Quincy, a caller said that three females were arguing and disturbing the peace. Everyone was gone when the deputy arrived.
On the lookout
In Chester, a caller requested that a deputy attempt to locate and detain a man. He was possibly with his girlfriend. A be-on-the-lookout was passed on to the CHP in the Chester area. Parole was looking for the man.
Jumped out at car
In Quincy, it was reported that a man was jumping out at cars. The information was transferred to the CHP and a deputy. Deputies were unable to locate the man on Quincy Junction or Lee roads.
In Quincy, a caller said she hired a man to install a sink for her and he turned around and exposed himself.
In Chilcoot, a caller reported that the neighbors kept coming on her property. She requested that a deputy give the neighbors a trespass warning.
In the Butterfly Valley area, a caller said that an ex tenant went to his residence and stole something. A deputy said there was no evidence of theft at the time.
A deputy reported citing a juvenile and charging her with being incorrigible and
use of force or violence.
In Greenville, a caller asked to speak to a deputy about possible drug activity at her residence. A deputy explained civil procedures and provided an extra patrol check.
Near Quincy, a deputy reported violence between two people. One person caused a cut and a black eye. He was fired from his job.
In Delleker, a caller reported that someone was messing with her U-haul. A deputy said it was suspicious only.
Thursday, Oct. 10
Off the road
On Highway 70 near Keddie, a deputy was out with a vehicle that was off the roadway. The occupant was fine. The CHP was on scene and would handle the situation.
Cow in the roadway
On Chandler Road near Quincy, a caller reported that a cow was in the roadway. A man was going to go look for it. The information was transferred to the CHP.
Asleep at school
In Portola at the Long Valley Charter School, a caller reported that a homeless person was sleeping against a wall. A deputy reported that school staff had asked the person to move on and he complied.
In Portola, a caller said that her daughter and her boyfriend were fighting. She wasn’t present but received a call from her daughter who was outside. The man was destroying the car and wouldn’t get out. She called back and said the man left. A deputy spoke to the daughter who said they were arguing. She didn’t want the man counseled at that time. The deputy contacted him and he wanted information on civil procedures.
In Quincy at the high school, a caller said that a student was sent to the office from physical education and didn’t show up. The student was reported missing with another student. It wasn’t certain if they were on campus. The school was tracking the students’ laptops. The reporting party said the students were located.
In Beckwourth, a called asked to speak with a deputy concerning real estate. Some suspicious people were wanting to walk through the property. The caller requested extra patrol checks.
Bag in the bushes
In Portola, a caller said there was a Navy blue gym bag in their bushes. It was there all day. The called asked that a deputy come by and check it out. A deputy learned who the bag belonged to and was going to attempt to locate the individual.
In Greenville, someone at one of the schools reported that a student was trying to stab other students with a pair of scissors in a room. Then the caller said the student was in the same room but only adults were there and other students were removed. A deputy said the school was going to handle the situation. The information was given to child protective services and the district attorney.
In Quincy, a caller said her bank account was compromised. She wasn’t sure if any money was taken. She closed that account and opened a new one. A deputy spoke to the reporting party who said that no money was lost.
In Portola, a caller said that a neighbor’s dog was tied up again and it was screaming when the caller was home at noon. Then he just got home again and the dog was still screaming. Animal control notified the city of Portola’s sheriff’s substation to handle.
In Taylorsville, it was reported that someone was screaming, “You better call for back up.” Deputies checked for the person and were unable to locate anyone.
Loud music a problem
In Quincy, a caller said a woman was playing loud music and it was keeping herself and her children up. A deputy reported that the resident agreed to turn down the music.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
In the West Shore Lake Almanor area, a caller reported a disturbance. The caller said a male was heard screaming about blowing someone’s head off. A deputy checked the area and didn’t find a disturbance.
Assisting Sierra County
In Loyalton, a caller requested assistance. The caller reported that a son was attacking his mother. The Sierra County deputy had an arrival time of 40 minutes. Sierra County requested assistance, but then they managed to handle the call.
Rest area vandalized
At the rest area on Johnson’s Grade near Chester, a caller reported vandalism. The information was transferred to the CHP.
Near Chilcoot, a caller reported that possible fraud took place. A deputy spoke to the person who said that someone ordered an appraisal of his property. The deputy said no crime took place.
Stolen bike noticed
In Quincy, a caller reported seeing an ad for a stolen mountain bike. The caller said there was a new bike at the front of a mobile home. A deputy seized it for safekeeping.
In Quincy, a caller reported receiving a phone call where someone wanted the caller to buy gift cards and then give the numbers to a computer company.
In Quincy, a caller said that her babysitter was using drugs. A deputy attempted to contact the caller and left a message.
Herd of swine
On Bucks Lake Road near Quincy, a caller reported seeing a herd of pigs on the road. The information was transferred to the CHP.
Bag of prescription bottles found
In Quincy, a caller reported that there was a bag of prescription bottles on the ground in front of a sign. A deputy found two empty prescription bottles for a dog. They were disposed of.
In Quincy, a caller requested that deputies and the CHP be on the lookout for a resident who had three warrants.
At West Shore Lake Almanor, a caller requested contact from a deputy about a neighbor who was causing problems with other neighbors. A deputy contacted the reporting party who no longer needed help.
In Portola, a caller said a pitbull was in his yard and it was aggressive. The dog was skittish and no one could get close to it. A deputy tried for 15 minutes to get hold of the owner. The information was transferred to animal control.