Sheriff Blotter for the week of 3/4/20
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 Feb. 19 to Feb. 25.
BY THE NUMBERS
64 calls to 911 and dispatch center
39 requests for assistance
36 requests for medical
32 reports involving fire departments
26 reports involving the CHP
25 reports involving probation
22 arrests reported
20 reports involving suspicious circumstances
18 reports involving juveniles/children
15 disturbances reported
12 reports involving civil issues
8 thefts reported
8 reports to SIFC
7 extra checks provided
7 reports involving drugs
7 traffic-related reports
6 alarms reported
6 reports involving schools
5 REMSA reports
5 assaults reported
5 reports to the USFS
5 requests for welfare checks
5 animal control reports
5 reports of vandalism or burglary
4 threats reported
4 reports of intoxication
4 incidents involving weapons
4 reports of domestic violence
3 property reports
3 reports involving mental health issues
3 reports of sex-related issues
3 reports to child or adult protective services
3 reports involving trespass
3 reports of assisting other agencies
A caller reported a family disturbance that seemed to be escalating. A deputy said the caller appeared to be the main instigator and left before his arrival. The deputy was looking for the person. He was given a trespass warning from the property. A man was transported to jail on an out-of-county warrant.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with battery. A caller requested a deputy because she and her husband were splitting up and she didn’t want to live in the same home with him. The man called and said his wife assaulted him. He said she hit him on the arm with her phone. He wanted to speak to a deputy.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with assaulting a child and battery. A caller reported that her boyfriend was yelling and slamming doors all day in the house. Then he pushed her into a door. She said she didn’t feel safe. The suspect then left and ran up a hill to the back of the residence. She said she was leaving to go to the neighbors.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended or revoked license, and probation violation. The man was also cited and charged with driving an unregistered vehicle and driving without insurance.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with assault and probation violation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation. A caller reported that the man threatened him. He said the man grabbed some of his clothing and demanded a ride or he would shoot him. He wanted a ride to Delleker. The reporting party left the scene and went to work. Then a businessperson called and said the suspect was bothering other customers and employees. The manager then called and asked that the man be trespassed from the property.
A deputy reported a flash hold by probation on a man charged with violating probation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation and driving under the influence. He was also charged with having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and violating his probation.
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. A caller requested medical for a man involved in a collision. He was bleeding from his head. The information was transferred to REMSA who contacted Plumas District Hospital and Quincy Fire. The information was also given to deputies and the CHP. The patient was transferred to PDH.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of methamphetamine, resisting arrest and contempt of court.
A corrections officer reported that a man refused to test and requested a deputy. The deputy rebooked the man.
A deputy reported the arrest of two people, both charged with violating probation. One man was also charged with possession of methamphetamine. The woman was also charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance.
A probation representative reported the arrest of a man for violating his probation.
During a probation check, an officer reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A probation officer reported the arrest of a man charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating his probation.
A corrections officer at the Plumas County jail reported a court remand for a man charged with using a dredge without a permit.
Probation reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation.
A probation officer reported the arrest of a woman charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.
CHP reported the arrest of an individual charged with driving under the influence.
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 arrest occurred on Highway 70 at Frenchman Lake Road.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
Tree work reported
On Highway 70 west of Barlow Ranch near Quincy, a caller reported that a tree company was working on the side of the highway. No signs were out and they were falling trees right on the side of the road. The information was transferred to CHP.
At Lee Summit near Cromberg, USFS reported they were burning in the area.
In the Bucks Lake area, USFS reported that they were doing burning.
People trespassing, stealing
In the Chester area, a caller reported that she was having an ongoing issue with multiple people coming on to her property. They were stealing things and trespassing. A deputy requested extra patrol checks in the area.
No plates noted
Eastbound on Highway 70 near Rocky Point Road in Beckwourth, a caller reported a white semi had a 45-foot trailer and no plates on it. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Quincy at the fairgrounds, a caller reported that a motorhome was broken into. Someone ransacked it, but nothing was taken.
Collision on Court Street
In Quincy, a caller reported a minor traffic collision just occurred. The information was transferred to CHP.
Dumped some trash
On Dotta Lane in Beckwourth, a caller said he witnessed a man from Loyalton dump trash. A deputy said the reporting party confronted the man and he was to pick it all up. He was going to contact the man if the trash was still there the following day.
Down and out
On Dotta Lane in the Beckwourth area, a caller said there was a woman lying under a tarp. It smelled like she had been drinking. A deputy searched the area, but the woman was gone.
Loud noises reported
Near Greenville, a caller reported that loud banging and yelling were coming from a neighbor’s house. A deputy talked to a man who said he slammed a door but was fine.
In Portola, a caller said that a man threatened his son that morning at breakfast. A deputy said no crime occurred.
In Quincy, a caller said she was just assaulted. No weapons were reported and no medical was needed. The parties were separated. A deputy contacted the reporting party who was non desirous of pressing charges.
In Delleker, dispatch received a hang-up call. The caller said that he and his wife were arguing. They were inside the residence. Children were at home. No weapons were involved. A deputy said they were just arguing and they agreed to separate within the residence for the night.
Near Greenville, a caller reported that a woman broke the window of his vehicle.
Monday, Feb. 24
In Chester, a deputy received a noise complaint. The deputy contacted a man who agreed to turn down his music and keep the peace.
In Quincy, a caller reported that he found two small metal containers on the ground near his residence. He said one was blue and another one was pink. He didn’t know what they were and requested a deputy to come by and check them. A deputy was unable to locate them, but did find two Nerf toy bullets and removed them.
Phone hacking possibility
In Quincy, a caller asked to speak to a deputy about someone possibly hacking her phone. The deputy said it was suspicious circumstances only. Then the reporting party said she thought her husband was having an affair and asked the deputy to contact her husband.
In the Lake Almanor Peninsula, a caller said that a few boys cut down 19 young trees. He didn’t think they were with a tree company and thought one lived next door. The caller asked to speak to a deputy. The deputy said that he and the caller would handle the situation.
USFS reported that there would be burning in the Bucks Highland area.
No permission to cut trees
Near Greenville, a caller reported that a tree trimming company with PG&E was on his property and cut down trees without the permission of the landowner. A deputy said it was an ongoing civil issue.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone broke into a motorhome that the sheriff’s office was leasing from the fairgrounds. Damage was reported. A deputy said there was no damage to the leased building, but two RVs were broken into.
Man walking and talking
In Quincy, a caller reported that a suspicious man was seen downtown. He was walking around, staring at homes and shops and talking on the phone. A deputy was unable to find the subject.
Daughter’s in college
In Quincy, someone from Glenn County reported they received a 911 call from a woman stating that her daughter was at Feather River College. Then she hung up. When dispatch reconnected, the reporting party said that her daughter was sick and was having an allergic reaction to the antibiotics. She was taking herself to the emergency room.
DUI suspect reported
Eastbound on Highway 70 in the Cromberg area, a caller reported that someone in a red BMW was all over the road. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Quincy, a caller reported there was some kind of break-in attempt at a home. The reporting party went to the home of someone else and found a door damaged. The tenant was out of town. The coordinator of a local resource agency was at the home investigating. A deputy said it was suspicious circumstances only.
Causing problems or not
In Quincy, a caller heard a man yelling at an elderly man. The younger man was screaming, shouting and slamming doors. The reporting party was told that the man he thought was causing problems was in custody. A deputy checked and the homeowner said that someone was knocking on his door. The elderly man yelled at him to “come in!”
In the area of County Road A23 south of Highway 70 in the Beckwourth area, CHP received a report of a stolen backhoe. They were taking the report.
Traffic stop reported
On Highway 70 between Vinton and Chilcoot, a deputy reported that he/she was on a traffic stop with Sierra County.
On Bucks Lake Road just east of Snake Lake Bridge, a caller reported a vehicle rollover. The occupants and whether they were injured was unknown. The information was transferred to CHP. Meadow Valley Fire and PDH were notified.
In Chester, a caller requested medical for an elderly man who fell. He was outside and the caller said it appeared he had been there for a while. The information was transferred to SIFC. They requested a deputy to assist with the victim.
Sunday, Feb. 23
Racecar takes spill
On Highway 70, a caller reported that a racecar fell off a trailer and went down a bank. No one was in the vehicle so there were no injuries. No hazardous materials were reported. The caller said he would contact CHP and get a tow truck the next morning for removal. The information was transferred to CHP and Butte County.
All over dogs and letters
In Beckwourth, a call was transferred from CHP about a caller reporting that her neighbor was out with his dogs and were after her dogs. They ran toward each other and the people got into an argument that started over a letter that one of them gave to the other. The caller said the other person made multiple threats to her and also said he was going to kill her. A deputy said the man refused to answer the door.
Electric fire reported
In Quincy, a caller reported an electrical fire in a trailer. The resident was out of the trailer. Medical was requested for someone with smoke inhalation. PDH was paged. A deputy provided information to Plumas Crisis Center.
Issues about stealing
In Chester, a caller said she was having issues with her young son stealing things. He was also acting out and breaking things in the home. The caller said the child was on the roof of the home. She finally got him inside and into his room. While he was in his room he punched a window and broke it. She wanted a deputy to speak to the child. The deputy counseled the juvenile.
People throwing things
In Portola, a caller said a man was causing problems. He was going between a trailer on a hill and a parking lot throwing objects. No weapons were noted. The caller thought he was alone. A deputy said there was an argument between the man and a woman. They were separated. No alcohol was reported.
Anxiety after edible
In Greenville, a caller requested medical for a man who was experiencing anxiety after eating a marijuana edible. The information was transferred to REMSA. PDH and Indian Valley Fire were paged.
Saturday, Feb. 22
In Chester, a caller requested a lift assist for a woman that fell between some furniture. The information was transferred to SIFC.
In Chester, a caller said she could smell something burning. The call was transferred to SIFC.
Burn pile reported
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that a neighbor had a large burn pile. The information was transferred to SIFC.
Someone was around
In Quincy, a caller said she thought that someone was on her property that morning. It didn’t appear that anything was taken or damaged.
In Portola, a caller reported hearing shots being fired. A deputy was unable to locate anything.
Dog bite reported
In Beckwourth, a caller said she was bitten by a dog while she was running. The dog was transported to the animal shelter in Quincy. The dog had its shots and records.
On Highway 70 westbound from Keddie, a caller reported a reckless driver. The vehicle was being driven with its flashers on and was passing on double yellow lines. The information was transferred to CHP.
Big cat spotted
In Quincy at the Feather River College dorms, a caller reported that a mountain lion was around. Fish and wildlife was contacted.
Someone burning trash
In Chester, a caller said that it smelled like someone was burning trash. The information was transferred to SIFC.
Friday, Feb. 21
In Quincy, a caller said she needed a call from a deputy about a civil issue over her mother’s property. The caller said they were arguing over the property being taken from the home. A deputy explained civil procedures and everyone agreed to keep the peace.
Social Security scam
In Meadow Valley, a caller reported receiving a scam call from someone claiming to be from Social Security. No monies were lost.
Trespass warning given
In Quincy, a caller said that a man was loitering in their business and hanging around at night scaring the employees. A deputy said the trespass warning was given when the man was finally found.
Pregnant woman assaulted
In Portola, someone at the hospital reported a domestic violence situation on a pregnant woman. The victim reported a 45-minute physical situation at her home the previous night. She then went to the hospital in pain. She asked that a deputy report to the hospital to talk to her. The deputy said that a civil standby between the victim and another person was completed.
Family dispute reported
In Quincy, a deputy reported a family dispute over a loved one’s belongings. The proper civil procedures were given. A caller reported that her aunt was stealing things from an apartment. She wasn’t supposed to be there.
Harassing the elderly
In Blairsden, a caller reported that someone was harassing her elderly mother. The woman lives alone and someone was looking into her windows at night. The caller said it was happening for the last couple of weeks and the victim was afraid and felt threatened. The caller asked that a deputy go by the home because the woman wouldn’t answer numbers she didn’t know. She also asked for extra patrol checks. A deputy spoke to the woman who thought she heard an older teenager outside.
Move your cameras
In Portola, a deputy said he contacted a person who wanted to know about a temporary restraining order. The caller said that a neighbor threatened her saying she needed to get her cameras off his property or else. She said she has a security camera for prior animal control issues.
In Crescent Mills, a caller reported hearing shooting, possibly by a rifle. A deputy was unable to locate any shooting.
A caller reported seeing smoke about a half-mile up Boyle Ravine. The information was transferred to the USFS.
Challenged to a fight
In Quincy, a deputy received a report from a victim that a man challenged him to a fight in Susanville.
Everyone sounded intoxicated
In Chester, someone at the hospital reported that an intoxicated man left the emergency room. The person coming to pick him up sounded intoxicated as well. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Graeagle, a caller said he had a bat in his house. He said that his ceilings are 25 feet high and the bat wouldn’t fly out. He requested assistance from a deputy or a call with advice on what to do. A deputy called the man. No word on the bat.
Physical disturbance reported
In Quincy, a caller reported a fight between her son and her husband. A child was also in the home. A deputy said it was a family disturbance. They were separated for the night and agreed to keep the peace. The juvenile was counseled.
Uncontrolled burn reported
In Portola, a deputy received a report of an uncontrolled burn at a woman’s house. The deputy inspected the burn and it was controlled and almost out.
At the Back Door’s back door
In Keddie, a caller said that someone was at the back door. The reporting party said she heard it on the radio. A deputy said there was no response at one address and would have to do a check in Keddie. A deputy said nothing suspicious was found.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone was having a bonfire and being loud. A deputy checked the area and everything was fine.
Thursday, Feb. 20
Dog got bit
In Portola, a caller reported that his dog got bit. When dispatch tried to question him he hung up.
Jet ski reported
At the Lake Almanor Peninsula, a caller reported that a jet ski floated over to the shore. A deputy said that a local business would store it pending contact from the homeowners.
In Vinton, a caller said she had a restraining order against her husband, but he went into her work and stated, “I’m back.” Then he left for work. She was concerned he was going to her residence. A deputy checked the residence, but the man wasn’t there.
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that a Smith and Wesson was stolen within the last two weeks.
Railroad crossing problems
On Little Bear Road in Blairsden, it was reported that the railroad crossing was malfunctioning. Union Pacific showed up to work on it.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Trying to get in
In Quincy, a caller said that a man was trying to get into his residence. The man was gone when a deputy arrived. The reporting party was to call back if the man returned.
USFS reported they were burning in the Bucks Lake area.
In Chester, a businessperson reported the theft of items from his store. They had the individual on camera.
In Quincy, it was reported that someone was locked in the hallway near a coffee shop.
Men in the driveway
In Portola, a caller reported receiving information from a neighbor that two suspicious older men were in the driveway. They thought they were taking things from the front of the house. The reporting party was calling from Texas. She said she had some things stored outside that might be picked up by a moving company. A deputy said there was no evidence of a crime and that no one was around the home.
From Susanville, a caller said she received a fraudulent call to her office. The person on the phone gave his name as being a lieutenant with the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. The caller asked that she call him back on a legal matter. Another caller said she received the same call and blocked the number.
Purse found or was it?
In Portola, a caller reported finding a purse at the park. The individual attempted to turn it in, but no one was at the sub station. The person requested a call from a deputy about what to do or when he could take it to the substation. A deputy contacted the caller, but it wasn’t a small purse; it was a small bag with two pieces of candy inside.
Stuck in the snow
About a half mile from Echo Lake near Chester, a caller said her husband was driving a Suburban with four people inside and got stuck in the snow. A tow company refused to go. They called back and said they were on the main road at the Silver Lake turnoff. This time it was reported that two vehicles were stuck. They were located and the vehicles were unstuck.
Someone’s peeping in
In Meadow Valley, a caller said she thought someone was looking in her window during the past few nights. She found a flashlight outside a window and the yard lights were stepped on. She requested a call from a deputy. She didn’t want to return home until she talked with a deputy.