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 July 8 to 16.
BY THE NUMBERS
95 calls to 911 reported
79 cases for the CHP
59 requests for medical assistance
39 cases involving suspicious circumstances
38 requests for assistance from a fire department
36 arrests reported
31 requests for assistance
28 disturbances reported
26 reports from the boat patrol
20-intoxication related cases reported
20 civil cases reported
18 probation cases reported
18 reports to animal control
11 citations issued
11 reports involving trespass
10 alternative sentencing program reports
9 drug-related cases reported
9 calls for SIFC
8 reports of vandalism
8 calls for REMSA
8 assaults cases reported
8 be on the lookout (BOLO) requests
7 alarms reported
7 reports to the district attorney
7 reports of assisting other agencies
6 thefts reported
6 cases involving juveniles reported
6 reports of harassment
6 property-related reports
5 CalFire reports
5 reports to child protective services
5 reports to USFS
5 cases involving children
4 requests for welfare checks on someone
4 extra patrol checks
4 cases to victim witness
4 threats reported
4 traffic-related reports
4 missing persons reported
3 cases involving weapons reported
3 sex-related cases
3 mental health cases reported
3 burglaries reported
On the Oroville/Bucks Lake Highway, a caller reported that a man was screaming and walking down the roadway. A sergeant reported the arrest of a man charged with being intoxicated. The information was sent to Butte County Probation.
At the USFS Frenchman work center near Chilcoot, it was reported that a woman was there the previous day. She keyed a vehicle. The caller said the woman was not to trespass on the property. An employee also had a restraining order against her. The reporting party called back and said that a second vehicle was also keyed and he had a video with the key in the suspect’s hand. A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with vandalism and violating a restraining order.
CHP reported the arrest of a man on Highway 70 and Frenchman Lake Road. He was charged with driving under the influence.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence following a two-vehicle collision (see CHP report).
CHP reported the arrest of two men. One was charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher. The second was charged with being intoxicated. The arrests took place at Highway 70 and Carmack Mine Road.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with being intoxicated, battery and possession of a switchblade. A caller reported that she was being attacked. She didn’t know if the individual had any weapons, but said it was a drunken dispute. A second caller said the first is intoxicated and asked them to leave, and then she was sick all over the rug and a dog.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence. A caller reported seeing a gray truck on its side on Highway 89 one mile south of the Taylorsville T.
On Highway 89 and County Road A14 near Graeagle, CHP reported the arrest of a woman charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher.
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. The incident occurred on Highway 89 at the Graeagle Bridge.
CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher. The incident took place on Highway 89 at Graeagle Creek.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence. The arrest was at Highway 89 and Graeagle Creek.
CHP reported the arrest of a woman charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher. She was arrested on Highway 89 in front of the Graeagle Fire Station.
Probation reported the arrest of a woman charged with violating her probation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with violating her probation and possession of drug paraphernalia on a routine probation check.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with possession of methamphetamines and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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 domestic battery, producing great bodily harm and vandalism. A caller reported that her husband was threatening to hurt her and throw her out of the house. She said there was an infant in the house. No weapons were there. Both parties were separated. The information was transferred to the district attorney’s office, victim witness and child protective services.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with corporal injury, child abuse, vandalism and burglary. A caller said that her husband wouldn’t let her child come home. A deputy reported that the parents recently separated and no custody order was in place. The caller said the daughter was crying and that her husband had been drinking. The caller then said the man just broke into her house. She was calling from upstairs and a child was in another room. Dispatch could hear her yelling at the man to get away from the child. A second caller reported on the situation. CHP was en route from Beckwourth. A deputy notified child protective services, victim witness and the district attorney.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with interfering with another person. Two women were in the Eastern Plumas Health Care emergency room saying they felt funny. One of the women tested positive for methamphetamine. The information was given to a deputy who spoke to the women.
A probation officer reported the arrest of a man charged with violating post-release supervision.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a substance without a valid prescription.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence of drugs at the Plumas County fairgrounds at the back camping lot.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamines. The deputy was out on a traffic stop with someone on a motorcycle.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and violating probation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with violating her probation.
CHP reported the arrest of a woman charged with driving under the influence.
A sergeant reported the arrest of a man charged with being intoxicated. Several 911 callers reported that a man was jumping into traffic on Main Street stopping cars. It was reported that the man was in the middle of the road at the intersection and then in front of the shopping center and walking toward Fuel Star. The information was transferred to CHP.
CHP reported the arrest of an individual charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher. The arrest occurred on Bucks Lake Road in front of the hospital.
On Highway 70 just east of Lee Summit, CHP reported the arrest of a woman 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 being intoxicated. At High Sierra Music Festival assistance was needed for a man who couldn’t calm down. The man was restrained and transported to PDH.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with corporal injury to a spouse and malicious damage to a phone or electrical lines. Dispatch reconnected to a call and spoke to a man who said everything was fine. There were other people in the house, but they were sleeping. The caller said he could hear a domestic dispute with tenants living on his property. A deputy notified victim witness and the information was transferred to the district attorney. Child protective services was also notified.
Monday, July 8
Just passing through
In Quincy, a caller reported that a woman ran through the Sierra Pacific Industries yard and was then eastbound on Lee Road. A sergeant was unable to locate the woman.
In Quincy, a caller reported hearing some sort of yelling. One person was in a car and the other on a motorcycle on Lawrence Street. He didn’t see what happened. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Portola, someone at C. Roy Carmichael Elementary reported two broken windows in the school. A deputy spoke to the vice principal and was attempting to get a video.
More vandalism reported
In Chester, a deputy cited two men when a caller reported vandalism to the Chester Elementary School gym. They were both charged with trespassing, aggravated trespass and vandalism.
Reckless driver noted
In Quincy, it was reported that an elderly man was driving recklessly on Lawrence Street. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Vinton, a caller reported that her son threatened her. She said this is an ongoing problem and she didn’t feel safe with him in the home. No weapons were around. The caller also contacted child protective services to request assistance. The woman asked to speak with a deputy about her son making threats to her and other children. The reporting party called back and said the juvenile was then okay. She would call back if necessary, but still wanted to talk to a deputy. The woman called a third time and said that Sierra County would handle the situation.
Lured to a cabin
In Tehama County at a resort, a caller reported that he thought his child and a friend were lured to a cabin. He thought it was extremely suspicious and asked to speak to a deputy. The information was transferred to Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
Between Crystal Springs and Paxton on Highway 70, a caller reported seeing a fire along the river. The information was transferred to USFS and they were sending an engine.
Suspicious phone calls
In Quincy, a reporting party said she was receiving suspicious phone calls daily from someone saying bad checks were written in her name and she needed to handle the financial loss.
Reckless driver reported
On Lake Davis Road near Portola, a caller reported a reckless driver in a Jeep was all over the road. The information was transferred to CHP.
Reckless with a horse trailer
Westbound on Highway 70 just west of Quincy, a caller reported a reckless driver in a truck pulling a horse trailer. The information was transferred to CHP.
Donuts in the corral
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone in a vehicle was spinning donuts in the rodeo corral at the fairgrounds. The driver’s name was known. The information was transferred to CHP.
Yelling for a long time
In Portola, a caller reported hearing a woman yelling. The caller thought she was in distress and it had been going on for about 20 minutes. A deputy contacted two people who were arguing, but fine.
At Massack near Quincy, a caller said there were some extremely intoxicated drivers in her driveway and they refused to move their two vehicles. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone stole his hammock at the fairgrounds. The caller thought he/she had a license plate number, but it wasn’t a valid plate. The suspect left in a Nissan. The information was given to a deputy. The caller eventually located his hammock, but was then unable to find his backpack.
Pink and white
In Portola, a caller said that a pink and white little girl’s bike was parked in front of his business all day.
In Greenville, a caller said that some people were threatening to kill her and her children. The caller thought the people were hiding from a felony homicide hit and run in another community. They were known to have weapons. A sergeant spoke to the reporting party who feared for her safety. A deputy contacted three people and told them to stop communicating with the reporting party. They were also trespassed from the caller’s address.
In Portola, a reporting party said that an individual trespassed on her property and made criminal threats. A deputy contacted the caller and gave her information on civil procedures. The deputy was then en route to contact the individual who agreed to keep the peace.
In Quincy, a caller reported the theft of a backpack that contained a passport card, passport book, bankcard and cash. A sergeant left a message and the victim didn’t call back.
In Portola, a caller reported fraud on her bank account. She said she had contacted Western Union.
In Quincy, a caller requested medical assistance for an unknown man who was found lying in the front yard. The information was transferred to REMSA. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged.
In Canyon Dam, a woman reported that her daughter was possibly staying at the High Sierra Music Festival with a man that the reporting party had a restraining order against. The juvenile was listed as a protected party. A sergeant talked to the caller and everyone was back in the Greenville area.
In Quincy, a caller reported that some juveniles were at a church and were being destructive to the property. A sergeant spoke to them. They had been riding a scooter around. They agreed to behave.
Suspicious people in a van
In Portola, a caller said that her teenaged son was out walking the dogs when a van pulled over behind him. Two men got out and started yelling at him and chasing him. The caller said she drove around town looking for the van, but didn’t find it. A deputy contacted the caller and reported that the two men didn’t chase the teen; they just got out of the van and asked why he was running.
Pulled a weapon
In Westwood, it was reported that a man pulled a firearm on someone else. A Lassen County deputy was there, but needed backup. The suspect foot-bailed into an alley. There was no further information.
In the Greenville area near a creek, a sergeant received a report that someone heard three or four gunshots in the general area. The sergeant reported that he was unable to locate anything.
Banging and screaming reported
In East Quincy, a caller reported hearing someone banging and screaming a few houses away. A sergeant contacted a woman who said she was attempting to scare away a mountain lion.
Sunday, July 7
In Portola, a caller reported hearing the sounds of gunshots in the area. A deputy was unable to locate anything.
Unresponsive man reported
In Blairsden, a caller reported that an unresponsive man was found sitting in a vehicle in front of his house. The information was transferred to CHP. Eastern Plumas Health Care and Graeagle Fire were paged. The vehicle was gone when someone responded. CHP was to handle.
In Graeagle, CHP transferred a non-emergency call from someone asking if the sheriff’s office had any way of assisting a woman who was locked out of her vehicle. CHP advised to contact a tow company.
On Lake Almanor, the boat patrol reported issuing a citation to a boater for not having children wear life jackets and allowing someone under the age of 16 to operate a boat.
Another citation reported
Also on Lake Almanor the boat patrol reported citing someone for allowing someone under the age of 16 to operate a boat.
At Lake Almanor, the boat patrol reported issuing a man a citation for allowing someone underage to drive a boat.
At Antelope Lake, the boat patrol reported citing a man who was charged with having expired registration.
Dog locked up
In Chester, a caller reported that her neighbors’ dogs were barking non-stop. She thought they were locked in a shed. A sergeant reported the dog was secured, but not locked up. He suggested contacting animal control.
In Quincy, someone at the recreation department said that a man and a woman who had been drinking were causing an issue. The caller asked them to leave, but they wouldn’t comply. The employee called and said that the woman was scaring the kids at the playground at Pioneer Park. She was breaking sticks and trying to hit the man. A deputy said that everyone agreed to keep the peace and move on when they were done cooking their meal.
Dog in truck
In Graeagle, a caller reported that a dog was locked in a truck and the windows were only cracked. CHP checked on the dog and the truck was in the shade and the windows were down. The dog wasn’t in distress.
In Meadow Valley, a caller said he was involved in a fight at the fairgrounds and one of the other people was threatening him. A deputy attempted to contact the reporting party. The deputy said the individual wanted it on file that he was receiving threatening texts from a man. The deputy explained appropriate temporary restraining order procedures.
In Chester, a caller reported a lightning strike hit an electrical pole near his dad’s house. They could smell electrical smoke. The information was transferred to SIFC. A sergeant reported that they were concerned about the attic and that it might be on fire although there was no sign of fire or smoke.
Drinking and driving
In Quincy on Bucks Lake Road, a caller reported seeing a couple driving a Toyota who were driving toward Quincy. They had been drinking. The woman fell out of the car and was lying in a parking lot. The information was transferred to CHP.
Someone’s fishing off the dock
In Lake Almanor, it was reported that someone could see someone else fishing off his dock and no one was supposed to be there. He requested that the boat patrol ask them to leave. The boat patrol and a deputy trespassed the man from the property.
Fighting in the car
In Portola, a caller said that someone hit her. They were fighting all over her moving vehicle. One person was blaming the other for her divorce. One woman left the house to go to her residence. CHP contacted one of the women who was fine and was going to wait until a deputy was available to make a report.
Knock, knock, and punch
In Portola, a caller reported that during the previous night someone rang her doorbell. When she opened the door a person hit her in the face. The suspect told her that if she reported it they would return. She was unsure who the person was. The suspect was wearing a ski mask. The caller then called back and didn’t want any contact.
Boat banging around
In Lake Almanor, a caller reported that a boat was banging up against the rocks at the east shore. While the reporting party was on the phone the owner showed up.
Dog did it
Dispatch received an open line. Dispatch called and spoke to a woman on Juniper Lake Road near Chester. She was fine. She said she was on her way to Juniper Lake and that her dog stepped on her phone.
Angry customer reported
In Quincy, a businessperson was reported for being angry in the lobby about the charges to his credit card. A sergeant said they worked out the issue and the man agreed not to come back.
Checking out a church
In Quincy, the sheriff’s office was asked to do extra patrol checks at a church to make sure a certain man wasn’t sleeping there. A trespass warning was given to the man.
In Quincy, a caller reported seeing smoke southeast of the festival at the fairgrounds. Quincy Fire was paged. Careflight reported that the cogen plant at the mill was letting out dark smoke.
Saturday, July 6
Hazard with light
On Sloat road, Union Pacific Railroad reported that a strobe light malfunctioned at the crossing. The situation would be handled by UPRR.
Structure fire reported
In Loyalton, mutual aid was requested for a structure fire. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. Beckwourth Fire was also requested. Four or five structures were involved.
In Cromberg, a caller reported that a driver was traveling at a high rate of speed down Gill Ranch Road. The information was transferred to CHP.
Dog barking, tenant missing
In Portola, a caller reported that he hadn’t seen his neighbor for a few days. He said that the dog was there and had been barking non-stop for two days. It was reported that the dog was fine. A deputy was unable to see inside the residence and left a message. The information was transferred to animal control.
On Mt. Hough Road, a caller reported that he was riding his mountain bike when a side-by-side ATV just ran into his back tire and left. He didn’t need help, but he wanted the driver counseled. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Beckwourth, a caller reported there was a theft from his storage unit.
Counterfeit bill reported
In Graeagle, a caller reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill.
Abandoned vehicle reported
On Indian Falls Road, a caller reported an abandoned gray mini van was found on the Indian Falls Road. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Quincy, someone at PDH reported the victim of a dog bite was treated. The information was transferred to animal control.
A lot of boats
On Lake Almanor, a deputy reported there were 3,481 vessels on the lake.
In Chester, a caller reported that last night when she went to bed her gate was locked and there was a motor home parked out front. She said she taped her electric box shut and now her gate and electric box were open. She thought the people in the motor home used her power.
Making a wake
On Lake Almanor near the Canyon Dam day use area, a caller said that a jet ski was 200 feet out from shore and was making a wake after being asked not to. A deputy said the jet ski was a rental and the person left the lake.
At Lake Almanor West, it was reported that four or five side-by-sides were there. A caller said they had a charcoal fire going and the side-by-sides weren’t allowed. A deputy said they were leaving.
Smoky in the area
On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller said it was really smoky near his house and he could smell it. He wasn’t sure where it was coming from. The information was transferred to USFS. Indian Valley Fire was paged, but didn’t have any fire units available.
Someone touching cars
In Quincy, a caller reported that a man was seen touching and trying to open car doors eastbound on East Main on Cemetery Hill. A deputy said the man was putting flyers on vehicles.
On Bell Lane, a caller reported that a car was blocking his driveway. He thought the owner was at the High Sierra Music Festival. The information was transferred to CHP.
More threats reported
In Quincy, a caller said he heard two women threatening a man during the night. The caller said they heard him say he was going to cut someone’s throat.
Woman locked out
In Greenville, a caller reported that a man locked her out of the house and he wasn’t there. A deputy told the caller to contact the locksmith.
Fire department needed
In Portola, a caller requested the fire department respond for traffic control. A landing zone was needed in the grass in front of Eastern Plumas Health Care. Eastern Plumas Fire responded.
At the Goodwin General Store in Chilcoot, a caller requested medical help for a male who had been under water for a while. The victim was breathing and walking, but didn’t feel well. Sierra Valley Fire and EPHC were paged.
In Quincy, a caller reported there was a female in front of the DMV who was unresponsive, but breathing. The information was transferred to REMSA. Quincy Fire and PDH responded.
Near drowning reported
Near Chester, a caller requested medical for a female who was drowning and unresponsive. Then the individual responded. The information was transferred to SIFC. It was a heat-related incident; no drowning was involved.
In Portola, a businessperson reported that someone stole liquor from the store that morning. They had it on video. The caller reported that the individual returned and paid for the liquor.
A caller reported that a woman who had been drinking was starting to drive. She was stumbling to her car and then was just sitting there. The information was transferred to CHP.
Chevy not maintaining lanes
Westbound on Highway 36 from the county line near Chester, CHP requested that the sheriff’s office be on the lookout for a Chevy Tahoe that was unable to maintain the lanes and speed. Deputies were unable to locate it.
From Beckwourth Pass westbound on Highway 70, a caller reported that people were throwing cigarette butts out the window of an SUV. The information was transferred to CHP.
In the roadway
On Highway 162, 5 miles west of Haskins Valley Campground at Bucks Lake, it was reported that a woman who seemed to have been drinking was walking in the roadway and would also lie down there. The information was transferred to CHP. They wanted to know if the sheriff’s office had anyone closer. A caller then requested medical help for the woman in the roadway. REMSA was also notified and PDH, Meadow Valley and Bucks Lake fire were also paged. CHP was out with the woman who was shaking from the cold. CHP provided a ride to the hospital and everything else was cancelled.
In Quincy, a caller reported that an unknown man was in his bathroom. He asked to go to the hospital. The caller said the bathroom door was closed. CHP was en route from Lee Summit. The caller said the man left out the back door. He looked ghostly wearing a white sheet and had his arms wrapped in gauze. CHP was able to contact the man who seemed fine.
Illegal fireworks reported
Someone with Graeagle Fire reported that someone was lighting illegal fireworks. A man requested that a deputy respond to the station and talk to everyone involved in a disturbance about the fireworks.
Friday, July 5
In Portola, a deputy reported issuing a citation to a man who was charged with leaving an unregistered vehicle and no evidence of financial responsibility. The individual also had an outstanding warrant.
Trailer left behind
In the West Shore Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that someone dumped a travel trailer on his property. A deputy spoke to the caller and he would have it removed.
In Quincy, a caller reported that a worker was under the building and located some bones. A detective sent photos of the bones to be identified. They weren’t human bones.
On Highway 70 just west of the Spanish Creek Bridge near Keddie, someone reported a fire on the east side of the road. The USFS reported that a homeowner was burning and everything was fine.
Vandalism at school
In Portola, a caller reported that vandalism occurred to the school office on West Street. The window was broken.
Driver under the influence
In Chester, a deputy received a report of a possible drunk driver in a Mazda. The informant also got the license number. The information was transferred to CHP to be on the lookout.
At the diversion dam at Lake Almanor, a caller reported that three jet skis were in the cove. The boat patrol reported issuing a citation to a woman who was charged with being in a swimming area.
On the bike trail 2 miles up from Oakland Camp near Quincy, a caller reported that a female was down on a bike and had a fractured wrist. Search and rescue was paged and PDH and Quincy Fire were contacted. A helicopter to launch from Four Corners was requested. Careflight responded.
On Lee Road east of Bell Lane at the back of the fairgrounds, the CHP reported that a pedestrian was walking down the street naked. A deputy was unable to find the individual.
Chocolate lab bite
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller said she was bitten on the leg by a chocolate-colored lab. The caller requested contact from animal control.
Harassed by two women
In Greenville, a caller reported that two women he knew the names of were harassing him. He wanted to talk to a deputy. The deputy was eventually able to contact the man and explained proper temporary restraining order procedures to him.
In Greenville, a caller said that a man he knows just showed up at his house. The man took a picture of the ranch and then left going toward Greenville in a Jeep. The man requested that a trespass warning be given to the individual. The deputy was on the lookout for the man and the Jeep, but was unable to locate either.
Bad driver reported
In Portola, a caller reported a possible drunk driver in a GMC with a Nevada plate. The driver was swerving all over the road and almost hit the guardrail. A deputy checked the area, but couldn’t locate the vehicle.
In Greenville, a deputy reported investigating an assault. The caller said it occurred July 1 and knew the man who assaulted him. The deputy reported that an assault didn’t take place. The reporting party was throwing chairs in the bar and was escorted outside by the man.
On Little Grass Valley Road, a deputy reported citing a woman who was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle, no evidence of financial responsibility and no valid driver license.
At the Almanor South Campground, a caller said that her 11-year-old son was contacted by a man who asked him for money. Then the man threatened to kidnap him. A deputy reported that the man stole a $5 bill. Deputies looked for the suspect.
Trying to start a fight
In Quincy at the Pioneer skate park, it was reported that a man and his wife were trying to start a fight with the reporting party. He asked to talk to a deputy. The deputy contacted him and documented that the other two people were trying to incite a fight. The deputy explained the proper temporary restraining order information.
At the West Shore Lake Almanor, medical was requested for a child that was poked in the eye with a stick. The parties were at the campground. The information was transferred to SIFC.
DUI traffic reported
Eastbound on Highway 70 near Paxton, a caller reported that a vehicle was going about 35 mph and the driver was unable to maintain lanes. The information was transferred to CHP.
Trouble at the campground
At Whitehorse Campground at Bucks Lake, a caller reported that multiple people were causing problems. Some were fighting and one person said he had a firearm. About eight people were involved. No medical was needed. A sergeant reported that they agreed to keep the peace.
Not supposed to be there
At Gold Mountain, a woman reported that her daughter was at her house and she wasn’t supposed to be there. A deputy was going to trespass her from the place. A deputy said there was a negative violation on a probation check. The person agreed to leave and was given a ride to Portola. She was also given a trespass warning.
In Graeagle at the bunkhouse at the Mill Pond, a caller reported a burn pile in a dirt lot. Graeagle Fire was paged. It was a propane-fired pit that the people agreed to extinguish.
In Quincy, a caller reported an assault. The suspect was last seen on foot running eastbound on Highway 70. It was reported that the victim and two men got into an argument. The suspect was located by security and was back at the scene. A sergeant requested an ambulance and PDH responded. The patient refused medical help. Victim Witness was notified.
In the Greenville area, a caller reported that he heard one gunshot coming from the Hillside Drive area. It sounded like a large caliber weapon. It was quiet when a deputy arrived.
People in the roadway
It was reported that two people were in the roadway at the Feather River Inn near Blairsden. They were in and out of traffic. The two people were given a ride home.
Thursday, July 4
From Chico to Butt Valley Reservoir, a caller said her husband was overdue. He was driving a blue Dodge. The last time she talked to him he said he was an hour away from the lake and was possibly driving on Highway 32. It was reported that the man was a CHP officer from San Francisco. Officers were on the lookout. Someone looked from Highway 36 to Highway 32 and then Highway 89 to Prattville and Butt Valley Road. The man was located at the boat launch. He was fine.
In Quincy, a caller said that a man was causing an argument with a woman. No weapons were involved, but the man had been drinking. The caller reported that the man’s cousin showed up at the residence. Five adults were there and multiple people were yelling. They did not agree to keep the peace, but agreed to separate and not fight.
In Chester, a caller reported that two women had been arguing for the last 30 minutes or so. One woman was yelling and the other was honking the car horn. Then the younger woman left in the vehicle. Everything seemed to be okay.
In Quincy, a caller reported that someone just broke her friend’s car window with her face. The caller said she was at the front gate at the fairgrounds and security was advised. The deputy said the victim did not want to press charges.
In the Portola area, a caller requested a welfare check on a woman. A deputy reported that the woman was refusing to open the door, but appeared fine.
Can’t leave home
In Greenville, a reporting party requested to speak with a sergeant regarding an individual who was harassing him, and he said he felt like he couldn’t leave his home. He said he was concerned about his safety. The sergeant contacted the reporting party and he couldn’t provide any further information on the suspect. He requested patrol checks for the weekend because he thought the man was camping in the area.
Needle turned in
In Quincy, it was reported that a deputy had a needle turned in to him. It was disposed of properly.
On Main Street in Chester, a caller requested medical for an elderly woman who fell and hit her head. The information was transferred to SIFC.
Dog bites dog
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that a neighbor’s dog bit his dog. The dog didn’t need medical assistance at that time.
Dog enjoying the music
In Quincy, a caller requested that a deputy come and pick up a dog and take it to the animal shelter. It was located at the High Sierra Music Festival at the fairgrounds. The information was transferred to animal control.
Alarm at CHS
An alarm was reported at the high school in Chester. It was an entry/exit alarm for room two. A sergeant reported that he didn’t find anyone in the area.
Speeding on the lake
In the Lake Almanor Peninsula area, it was reported that two people were riding their Waverunners at a fast speed inside the 5 mph buoys. The subjects were counseled.
In Quincy, a caller reported that a man had been drinking and was causing problems. He was threatening his sister. He left before deputies arrived.
A caller reported seeing smoke in the area of Meadow Valley above Spanish Ranch. The information was transferred to USFS.
Loud music reported
Someone reported loud music and requested that a deputy respond to the Virgilia area. The reporting party wanted a deputy to ask the people in the overflow parking for the Belden music festival to turn down their music. CHP checked the area and reported that the music was not unreasonably loud.
In the Graeagle area, a reporting party stated he/she found a wallet on the Mills Peak Hiking Trail. A deputy left a message for the owner of the wallet. The deputy had the wallet and was waiting for a call from its owner.
In Greenville, a caller requested an ambulance for her neighbor. An elderly woman fell and hit her head. She also had a laceration on her arm. The information was transferred to REMSA. PDH and Indian Valley and Crescent Mills fire responded.
New lock needed
At the Butt Valley Reservoir, an unsecured facility was located and a lock needed for the gate at the powerhouse. It was cleared and nothing suspicious was found inside. A man put a new lock on the powerhouse. A deputy was going to notify PG&E personnel.
Trespassed from business
In Greenville a sergeant contacted a man at a business and gave him a trespass warning.
Quads disturbing the peace
In the Chester area, a caller reported that quads were riding up and down the roadway causing a disturbance in a subdivision. The information was transferred to CHP.
Dirt bike problem
In Beckwourth, a caller requested an ambulance for his friend who broke his collarbone. He was riding a dirt bike. The call was transferred to EPHC and Beckwourth Fire.
In Graeagle, a caller reported a disturbance between some people. It was reported that a woman had been drinking. A deputy reported that the woman left with the assistance from the deputies. She went back to Reno with a friend. She was given a trespass warning from the property.
In the Lake Almanor Peninsula area, a caller reported it sounded like fireworks in the area. The information was transferred to CalFire. A second report came in. CalFire was unable to locate any fireworks in that area.
In Quincy, dispatch received a 911 hang up call. Laughing could be heard in the background. Dispatch reconnected and left a message. The call came from inside the fairgrounds.
More fireworks reported
In Chester, a caller reported fireworks in the area of Collins Pine. The information was transferred to CalFire. They couldn’t find anything.
In the West Shore Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that fireworks were next door. The information was transferred to CalFire.
He scared them away
In Chester, a caller said that he and his wife were out in their back shed. When they came out two pitbulls were on their property and right at the shed door. The dogs barked at him, but he was able to scare them away. He wanted the information passed on to animal control.
Pack of juveniles causing problems
In the West Shore Lake Almanor area, a caller said that eight to 10 juveniles were on her property causing verbal problems. They were trying to provoke a fight. She last saw them walking toward the lake and away from the neighborhood. She thought they had been drinking. Deputies reported that CalFire units would handle the problem.
Unresponsive man reported
At the Taylorsville Rodeo Grounds, a caller requested medical for an unresponsive male at the rodeo. The injured man had been kicked in the head by a horse. The patient was transported to PDH.
Wednesday, July 3
Complaining about juveniles
In Quincy, a deputy reported receiving a complaint about juveniles at the skate park. The deputy said everything was okay.
En route to make contact
In Quincy, Sutter County requested that the sheriff’s office attempt to contact a man about a death notification. The man to be contacted was listed as a power of attorney. A deputy learned that the man was in La Porte and would need to be contacted there because there was no cell phone service. A deputy was en route to La Porte. The information was given to the man who was asked to contact Sutter County.
In Quincy, it was reported that someone noticed a van with two dogs inside. She requested a welfare check. The animal control officer reported the internal temperature in the van was 103 degrees and removed both dogs. The owner was cited and charged with leaving a confined animal.
Vehicle reported stolen
In the Beckwourth area, a caller reported that she thought her ex might have stolen her vehicle. He was not the registered owner. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Chester, it was reported that a truck was blocking the view of oncoming traffic. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Chester, a caller reported that an unshaven man wearing a coat and gloves was on foot and heading toward town. A deputy contacted him and learned he was just out for a walk.
In the Chester area, a reporting party said that his boat was no longer at his dock. He thought it was floating somewhere on the lake. He requested that the boat patrol assist in locating it.
In Chester, a caller reported that a woman just vandalized a truck behind a business. A deputy reported that the registered owner didn’t want to press charges against his wife for the vandalism.
In Greenville, a CHP officer requested that an animal control officer contact a woman about a dog she found. The animal control officer took the dog to the animal shelter.
On Highway 70 just west of Highway 49 near Vinton, a caller requested a possible burn pile that was unattended. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. The fire was extinguished.
In Chester, a reporting party said that someone moved in with one of her tenants and was refusing to leave. The caller disconnected the line and said the deputy was on scene. A deputy reported there was a disturbance and everyone agreed to keep the peace.
Causing problems again
In Greenville, a caller reported that a man was causing a disturbance outside the residence. The man was banging on the door and yelling and screaming. The caller said that his wife was inside. The information was transferred to CHP. A deputy reported that no trespassing occurred and the man agreed to move along.
Left on a bicycle
In Chester, a caller said a male was causing problems and then left on a bicycle going toward the elementary school. He knew the person. The suspect had something in his hand and was threatening to hit his sister. A deputy said that extra patrol checks were in place and he was requested to give a trespass warning to the suspect.
In Portola, a caller reported that his wife was a victim of assault with a deadly weapon, a vehicle. The woman was walking out of a business when a vehicle swerved to hit her and she had to jump out of the way. He described the vehicle and said it had a broken out back window. It was thought the driver was a woman. The caller said that his wife sustained a knee injury and was at home and requesting an ambulance. The woman said she knew the name of the driver. CHP was able to provide more information about the Honda. The business’s video and medical records didn’t reveal evidence of a crime.
Concerned about kids
At the boat dock at Lake Almanor West, a caller reported that 10 to 15 kids were jumping off the dock. They weren’t moving for the boats. The reporting party was concerned that they were going to get hit. A deputy was unable to locate them.
Vehicle breaks down
Near Genesee Valley Ranch, a caller said he received information that two people were requesting assistance. Their truck broke down on a USFS road off the Ward Creek Road. The information was transferred to CHP.
Loud music reported
In the Lake Almanor Peninsula area, a caller reported that loud music was causing problems. The caller said it sounded like a live band playing somewhere in the area of Hamilton Branch. The deputy said it was quiet.
Sounded like a gunshot
In an alleyway between two avenues, a caller reported a disturbance with multiple parties in the alley behind his residence. He said it was closer to Moody Meadow. He thought a family was involved and heard the sound of a gunshot. The caller then handed the phone to someone else who said there was no gunshot. It was heard that someone said, “Is it unloaded?” At least one man and a woman and some kids were involved. A deputy was unable to locate anything.
In Portola, a caller reported that his vehicle just hit another one in the intersection of the stoplight. He said the other vehicle ran a red light. His vehicle was still on the roadway and he and his passenger got out. The suspect’s truck left in an unknown direction. He said he’s unfamiliar with the area. Easter Plumas Health Care and Eastern Plumas Fire were paged. He thought someone found the other car and it was down by the River on County Road A15. The caller said there was no identification and it appeared to be abandoned.
Tuesday, July 2
Tried to get in
In Greenville, a caller reported that someone tried getting in through his back door again. He didn’t see the suspect and thought he’d left. He said a friend was going to come over.
Girlfriend leaves town
In the Belden area, a caller said that his girlfriend emptied his bank account and was no longer in the county. He said she paid off the credit cards online and that was more than $2,000. He said he called his bank and they were reimbursing him. He said he had given her permission in the past to use the bank account. A deputy advised the caller of civil procedures.
At Lake Almanor, a caller reported that he noticed that morning that their kayak was no longer on the shore and it might have floated into the lake. He asked that the boat patrol keep an eye out for a teal one-seater kayak.
Someone reported that a hypodermic needle was located on the side of Camp Layman Road on the east side after the bridge. The caller she that he or she would place a clay flowerpot over it until it can be picked up by a deputy. A deputy got it and properly disposed of it.
In Portola, a caller said that someone was vandalizing his house. He wanted a deputy to respond. The deputy said there was no crime and put extra patrol checks in place.
But don’t let him know
In Delleker, a caller said that a man said he was going to hurt a woman when she returned home. He didn’t say how he was going to hurt her. He said the woman would be going by a house to get her children and he thought the man would be waiting there. The reporting party didn’t want the suspect contacted. The reporting party said he’d call back if the woman needed assistance.
In the La Porte area, a caller requested medical help for himself. He said he was stranded and had to walk to the store. He thought he had heat stroke and exhaustion. The information was transferred to CalFire in Grass Valley.
The order’s wrong
In Portola, a caller reported that a disgruntled customer came into a business because he thought they got his order wrong. The caller said he/she would call if the individual returned so a deputy could trespass him from the property. A deputy explained the procedures for civil and temporary restraining orders.
Reckless driver spotted
Westbound on Highway 36 from Swain Mountain Road near Chester, it was reported that the driver of a semi was all over the road. The information was transferred to CHP.
Man at large
In Quincy, it was reported that an offender removed his GPS monitoring device from his ankle and was currently at large. A deputy learned that the suspect’s last known location was in Lassen County. That information was passed along, including to the courts and district attorney. A deputy attempted to contact the suspect’s parole officer and left a message.
Stuck between a couch and a hard place
In Portola, a caller requested assistance because she was stuck between her scooter and the couch.
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller said that someone broke into his garage at some point.
Door kicked in
In Quincy, a reporting party said that someone kicked in his door. He didn’t know if anything was missing. It was reported that it was a suspicious circumstances case.
In the Quincy area on Highways 70 and 89, a caller reported a habitual reckless driver. The caller said she reported the driver to CHP. She thought the person was harassing her because they speed past her and then pull in front of her and slow down to 40 mph. She had a possible license plate number. CHP was on another detail.
In Portola, someone at the pool said that about 10 children were harassing people. They were being loud and threatening to fight. The information was transported to CHP.
Reckless driver reported
Westbound on Highway 70 at Camp Layman Road near Graeagle, it was reported that a possible reckless driver was in and out of lanes. The information was transferred to CHP. The reporting party called back and said the driver turned around and pulled off to the side of Little Valley Road.
In Lake Almanor, a caller reported that a jet ski was in a non-wake zone making wakes. It was seen at the dam going west. The boat patrol reported it was gone when they arrived.
In the Chilcoot area, a caller said that an elderly male was chasing an elderly woman behind a business. It was unknown if the man had weapons, but the caller said the woman looked scared. The information was transferred to CHP. A deputy said there were major medical issues and that the victim needed a safe place to spend the night. The deputy contacted the man who was charged with violating his probation and domestic battery.
In Quincy, it was reported that the caller’s home was broken into. She wasn’t sure if anything was taken. She said it looked like someone cooked breakfast. She said her daughter reported it earlier. A deputy contacted the caller.
Ran off the roadway
Eastbound on Highway 49 toward Sierraville at Genasci Road, a caller reported that he was run off the road and wanted contact from a deputy. The information was transferred to CHP.
On the property
In Cromberg, a caller said that his neighbor’s daughter was driving on his property in a golf cart. A deputy spoke to the reporting party who said the person needed to get off the property and she hid.
In Quincy, someone at the Feather River College softball field reported that a player was down. While on the line the caller said that a doctor was there and medical was no longer needed.
On Mountain Drive near Jeffrey Trail in the Johnsville area, REMSA reported a fire with RVs around. It was spotted from a helicopter. The fire appeared to be large and its coordinates were given. Plumas Eureka and Graeagle fire were notified. A deputy was going to try to locate the fire. An engine was en route to locate it and would contact dispatch. Someone with Graeagle Fire said they couldn’t locate anything in that area. The engine located the fire and put it out. It was only a warming fire.
In Greenville, a caller reported that her Norco was taken out of her vehicle. She wanted it on file in case the bottle was found.
In Chester, the owner of a business contacted a deputy about a cold burglary. A deputy contacted two people who were doing work there and confirmed it with the owner.