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 23 to July 30.
BY THE NUMBERS
67 requests for medical help
61 calls for CHP
50 calls to 911
42 reports of suspicious activities
36 reports of disturbances
33 fire department-related reports
31 calls for assistance
22 arrests reported
20 reports to animal control
18 boating-related reports
14 alarms reported
14 reports of theft
12 welfare checks requested
12 calls to SIFC
11 reports for probation
11 civil reports
10 traffic-related reports
8 reports of vandalism
8 reports of trespassing
7 reports involving children
7 reports to the district attorney
6 reports of harassment
6 reports to child protective services
6 reports of assisting other agencies
6 extra patrol checks reported
5 reports of trespassing
5 property reports
5 reports of weapons
5 citations reported
5 checks for jail electronic monitoring
5 reports involving juveniles
5 reports to the alternative sentencing program
4 scams reported
4 reports to USFS
4 reports of fraud
4 calls for fish and wildlife
3 search and rescue reports
3 domestic violence reports
3 court-related reports
3 sex-related reports
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 caller reported that a Prius crashed at Canyon Dam. No one was injured.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with domestic battery, child endangerment and destroying or damaging electrical equipment. A caller said that she and her boyfriend were fighting. She said he punched her in the face and broke her phone.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with being intoxicated. A caller said that a woman passed out in front of her house about 15 minutes ago. A disturbance also took place in front of the same house and a man left in a pickup leaving the woman. Medical was staged as a precaution.
A deputy reported the arrest of an individual on a local warrant.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence. CHP reported they were out on Highway 70 just west of Scott Road with a possible domestic violence situation. They requested that a deputy respond. Juveniles were in a vehicle and CHP was remaining until the deputy arrived. CHP transported a man to Lassen County. A woman was transported to Stead.
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. On Highway 70 at Rattlesnake Road, a caller said that a vehicle was riding on a rim. The vehicle was heading toward Quincy and the rim was throwing sparks. The driver refused to pull over. The information was transferred to CHP. The reporting party called back and said that the other person was driving toward Highway 70 and was very irate at the time. A third caller also reported the driver. CHP requested assistance from deputies. Sergeants were en route. A man called and said the suspect was at Greenhorn and that he was following him. Sergeants reported that CHP arrived. They checked the area to make sure sparks hadn’t created any fires.
CHP reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence. A caller reported an unresponsive woman in a Toyota at a stop sign. The information was transferred to PHI, and Indian Valley and Crescent Mills fire.
CHP reported the arrest of an individual charged with driving under the influence.
On Highway 70 near Filipini Flat, a deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher. It was reported that someone in a Chevy failed to yield. The information was transferred to CHP, but they were traveling from Highway 395. The vehicle was towed and stored in Portola.
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 woman charged with possession of methamphetamines, possession of drug paraphernalia, probation violation and driving without a valid driver license.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with driving without a valid license and violating a restraining order. She was also cited and charged with driving without insurance and not having a vehicle registered. A man was also cited and charged with violating a restraining order.
A corrections officer requested a case number for a court remand for a woman at the jail. She was charged with violating probation.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with violating his probation. A caller reported a court remand of the man who was not clean.
A deputy received a request from a parole officer to arrest a man charged with violating his parole.
A sergeant reported the arrest of a man charged with being intoxicated, probation violation and battery. A caller reported a fight in the parking lot at the fairgrounds. It was reported that a man was fighting with someone from security.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with probation violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license.
A deputy reported the arrest of a woman charged with burglary and corporal injury. A caller reported that a woman broke a house window and assaulted her. The woman had been drinking. A second call came in from a man who said the woman had assaulted him. She left on foot.
A deputy reported the arrest of a man charged with being intoxicated. A caller said her brother had been drinking and they got into an argument. The man was banging on the walls and broke a door. All six people in the house hid in different rooms. Everyone was eventually separated.
Tuesday, July 30
In Twain, a caller said that she and her boyfriend were assaulted by a man in their campsite. The man had a golf club. The woman requested medical because her neck was hurting. She said she would be at the store waiting for medical and a deputy. Plumas District Hospital was paged. The man was last seen in an SUV on Highway 70 heading east. The make of the vehicle was changed and the name of the man was learned. A deputy was looking for the vehicle, but was unable to locate it. A deputy reported a fight between two men and the woman got hit in the neck with a fist. The parties said they didn’t want to press changes and just wanted to continue their trip.
In Greenville, a caller reported that a business was vandalized. The phone lines were cut and the glass on the front door was shattered.
Near Greenville, a reporting party called and said that a woman was trespassing on her property. She asked that a deputy issue the woman a trespass warning. The warning was given.
Scam loss reported
In Quincy, a caller reported losing $1,600 to a scam. The reporting party said that a company claimed to be EBay.
In Quincy, a caller said she was at Pioneer Park and saw some inappropriate videos on a young boy’s phone. She asked for contact from the deputy.
In Taylorsville at the fire station, it was reported that someone stole the recycling.
Couldn’t see the flag person
On Highway 70 at Chilcoot, a caller said there needed to be an officer at the road construction site. She said she almost hit the flagger because she couldn’t see them. The information was transferred to the CHP.
Near Greenville, a caller said she heard three gunshots fired above her property. She also saw a strange man that walked up the mountain afterward. A sergeant said it was a deer acting calmly on the property. The reporting party had been drinking.
Monday, July 29
Helping a baby bird
In the Lake Almanor area, it was reported that a baby osprey fell out of its nest and was on the ground. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife. A fish and wildlife biologist was assisting.
Vehicle theft reported
In Greenville, CHP requested that deputies be on the lookout for a Tacoma taken from the area. The keys were in the vehicle, it was unlocked and there was an estimated $1,000 in tools in it. CHP might have found it on Highway 70 between Belden and Virgilia. A deputy was requested. Assistance was requested to transport the vehicle.
Some camping trip
At Butt Lake near Chester, someone reported that another dog bit her dog while they were camping. The dog had to be taken to the vet and treated for puncture wounds. The campground host took a detailed reported. The information was transferred to animal control.
In Quincy, a caller reported the theft of two kayaks.
In Quincy, a caller reported that a man called and said he had kidnapped her daughter. It sounded like a little girl was screaming and crying in the background. A little later the reporting party called back and said that “you called the cops and now I’m going to come kill you.” A deputy called the number and it was no longer in service.
In Portola, a call was received from a woman who said someone was throwing furniture around the house. It was thought the man was under the influence of methamphetamines. The information was transferred to CHP because there was no deputy in the area. A deputy did try to contact the victim and left a message. A deputy was trying to contact the victim until CHP was on scene. CHP learned that it was verbal only and they agreed to keep the peace.
Abandoned vehicle found
In Quincy at Gansner Park, a caller reported finding an abandoned vehicle near the bathrooms. It was a Ford with Nevada plates. The information was transferred to CHP.
Hot logs spotted
Eastbound on Highway 70 near Keddie, it was reported that a logging truck had logs that were smoking. No flames were seen. The information was transferred to CHP. A reporting party reconnected and said the truck made it to the mill.
In Quincy, an inmate reported that while he was in jail someone used his ATM card at multiple locations in Quincy and online. He reported a loss of $930.
At 1:35 p.m. west on Highway 70 across from Follow Your Heart Farm a caller reported a vegetation fire. Multiple callers reported it. Quincy Fire was paged. USFS responded. Meadow Valley Fire was paged for structure support. The fire was knocked down and Meadow Valley Fire was cancelled.
Welfare check on child requested
Near Greenville, a reporting party requested a welfare check on a toddler that had burn marks from a curling iron. They were on his face from his ear to his neck and on his arm. A deputy was unable to locate the people involved. The information was transferred to child protective services and the district attorney.
Vandalism to a home
In Portola, a caller reported returning home after being gone for a week. It appeared that someone tried to kick open his door. He said it looked like someone used a screwdriver to try to pry open a window. A deputy reported that is was suspicious circumstances only.
In Portola, someone reported that a $5,000 bike was stolen from the back of his truck while it was parked in front of his house. A man reported that he saw another man riding a bike toward another street. The man was contacted and he said it was his bike and wanted to speak to a deputy.
In Greenville, a reporting party said that several people, possibly juveniles, were on a private road late at night making noise and throwing beer cans. The reporting party requested contact from a deputy and extra patrol checks. He also wanted the juveniles counseled. A sergeant spoke to both parties and they agreed to keep the peace and not throw cans out of the window.
Wants his boat back
In Chester, a reporting party said that his ex had his boat and wouldn’t give it back. A deputy was asked to contact the person and ask her to return it. A deputy attempted to contact the people and said it was a civil issue. The reporting party didn’t believe that. The woman agreed to dry-dock the boat. Civil procedures were explained.
Man’s truck threatened
In Quincy, a caller reported that a woman threatened to cut his truck with a knife. The subject went into the man’s house and put the knife on the table and left with children in a pickup. A deputy contacted the man who said they were arguing. It was a dispute about who owned the truck. The proper civil procedures were explained.
In Quincy, a caller reported that a man was causing problems in a parking lot. He was told to leave after making sexual comments to the employees. Then he was in the business parking lot with a stick trying to be violent with employees and customers. A trespass warning was issued to the man for the business and the back parking lot of the sheriff’s office.
In Portola, a caller reported that a vehicle was vandalized.
Juveniles throwing rocks
In Portola west of Riverside, a caller reported that four juveniles were throwing rocks at a bench and then were attempting to throw it in the river. They then ran away. A deputy contacted the juveniles who admitted what they were doing. They were counseled.
On the west branch of Nelson Creek near La Porte, the Office of Emergency Services received a report of a forest fire on the Pacific Crest Trail near USFS 22N26. It was about 50 meters off the trail. The information was transferred to USFS. They had a helicopter en route.
Sunday, July 28
In Portola, a man reported that someone came to his door, opened it and then left. The caller described the man and said he was dressed only in his underwear. The reporting party was just sitting in a dark colored sports car. Then he took off and then returned again and sat in his car some more. A sergeant then called CHP to see if they had a unit in the area. They reported that they couldn’t locate any vehicle out front of the address that was provided. They also checked an address where someone thought the ill-clad man might live and no one was outside.
Local help needed
In Delleker, a woman reported that someone stole her vehicle while she was in Reno. She found it and returned home. She said that the Reno Police Department told her she needed local law enforcement to respond.
Rude in emergency
In Quincy, someone from PDH reported they had a man in the emergency room that wanted to talk to a deputy. A deputy contacted the man. The man was extremely rude and was yelling profanities. A deputy provided information on getting a temporary restraining order.
Metal in the way
In Taylorsville, a deputy received a report from a woman that her neighbor put a large steel part of his trailer on the roadway. She wanted him to move it for safety reasons. A deputy was going to have the man move it.
Refusing to leave
In Belden, someone requested the assistance of a deputy. A group of eight to 10 people were in a no parking zone and refused to leave. CHP was in Twain. CHP reported that Belden security was going to repost their barriers. The owners of two vehicles were cited for illegal parking.
At Indian Falls, USFS patrol found two dogs. One was taken to the station in Greenville. The second one was aggressive and was tied to a tree at Indian Falls. A deputy called the number on one of the dog’s collars and the owner was picking up the dogs. The information was transferred to animal control.
Injured hiker reported
An injured hiker was reported on the Pacific Crest Trail near La Porte. The victim was walking down Nelson Creek heading north. He had sprained his ankle. The victim said he would make it to mile marker 1225 where he would wait for help. Another hiker said he was looking for the lone hiker but hadn’t come across him. Search and rescue was heading toward the area. Someone said they saw the hiker at the dirt road entrance to Duck Soup Pond. He said he didn’t need help and would make his way to Quincy the next day. Other hikers also said he was okay.
Near Keddie, a caller reported hearing 11 gunshots near Highway 70 and Spanish Creek Bridge. A sergeant was unable to locate anything.
In Graeagle at the Mill Pond, someone requested medical help for a man located in a grassy area near the bathrooms. The information was transferred to Eastern Plumas Health Care and Graeagle Fire.
In Greenville, a caller reported that a woman was harassing her at a business. The woman caused problems and then left. The caller asked to speak to a deputy.
In the Greenville area, a sergeant received a report of a possible theft occurring.
In Quincy at the fairgrounds, a caller reported that a man was exposing himself at a festival. He left the area. A deputy contacted the reporting party who wanted the information on file. Security was not allowing the man to return.
At the Lake Almanor Peninsula, a caller said she had a bat in her house and she couldn’t get it out. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife. A deputy said there was no answer at the door when he checked.
In Portola, a caller reported that two tires were stolen off her vehicle within the last hour.
Saturday, July 27
In Greenville, a caller reported that she had surgery on her knee and just fell. She said she was not herself. The information was transferred to PHI. Indian Valley Fire was also paged. PHI requested a deputy because they thought the person had overdosed.
He’s okay but wanted to complain
In Portola, a caller said that someone was doing construction since early morning. The caller said that a deputy wouldn’t be available for a while. He said he was okay with that but still wanted to make a complaint. He didn’t know where the noise was coming from. A deputy contacted the person who was concerned about the environmental stress and impact of the noise and wanted to contact the board of supervisors.
Someone from Quincy Elementary School reported that someone vandalized the Alder Street school.
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller said that trespassers were using his boat dock. He wanted a deputy to contact him. A deputy contacted the vacation renters next door. They agreed to stay off the dock.
Woman needed help
In the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that her blind mother was stuck in the restroom. The information was transferred to SIFC.
Concerned about underage drinking
In the Genesee area, it was requested that extra patrol checks take place at night due to juveniles drinking and partying in the area.
Trouble at the jail
In Quincy at the jail, a corrections officer requested a deputy for an inmate under the influence.
Tow for a bike
On Highway 70 near Belden, dispatch received an open line. The person called back and asked for roadside assistance for someone who needed a motorcycle towed.
At the Rocky Point Campground at Lake Almanor, a caller said he found a firearm that someone must have left.
In Chester, a deputy reported citing a man who was charged with having an unregistered vehicle.
In the Lake Almanor Eastshore area, a caller reported seeing smoke. A second person called from Big Cove and thought it was in the Hamilton Branch area. The information was transferred to SIFC. They received many calls. A caller said it was an unattended vegetation fire on Riverbend Way. The fire department was to handle the situation.
In Chester, a caller reported that two young children were left unattended in front of the locker room. They weren’t wearing shoes and the caller was concerned about them. A sergeant said they left their residence and the mother was notified. Then they moved on to a business and were sitting next to the reporting party’s pickup. The children had walked away from their teenaged brother. They went home.
Taking a fall
In Taylorsville at the rodeo area, a caller requested medical for a woman that fell off a horse. She was having trouble seeing. The information was transferred to PHI, Indian Valley and Crescent Mills fire. REMSA was also notified. PHI was en route to Renown in Reno.
In Beckwourth, a caller reported that his neighbor was shooting firearms frequently. He was concerned they weren’t doing it in a safe and legal manner.
At the Little Grass Valley Reservoir Dam near La Porte, a drowning was reported. CalFire and Search and Rescue were notified. Information was given to the USFS although no one was in the area. It was reported that a man jumped off the cliffs above the spillway and had been under for more than 5 minutes. He was not located although two swimmers were in the water looking for him. The victim was located by search and rescue although he was still under water. The coroner’s office was notified for Sacramento County and next of kin contacted. Quincy tow was contacted to retrieve the victim’s vehicle. They were unable to retrieve the body because it was dark and did that the following morning.
Deer went camping
On Caribou Road in the Feather River Canyon, a caller reported that a baby deer was trapped in a tent a few miles from Queen Lily Campground. The caller was provided the number for fish and wildlife. The call was also transferred.
Assault at assisted living
In Portola, a caller reported a non-injury assault that took place in an assisted living home. Someone suspected elder abuse. A deputy spoke to everyone involved and there was no crime. Adult protective services and the district attorney were notified.
Getting verbal with herself
In Delleker, a caller said her neighbor had been drinking and was arguing with herself in her residence. A sergeant reported that it was quiet when he arrived.
Doesn’t know her kids
In Portola, a caller reported that her husband took off with two of their children. They were walking somewhere. She was unable to give a description of her children. CHP was on the look out for them. No one could find them.
In Quincy, a businessperson called and said there was a man there that was asking for a deputy. He said that people were following him. A sergeant contacted the man who said he was being followed by a black SUV with lights on top. A sergeant was unable to locate the vehicle. The man then said he was at a parking lot and said that the car was once again following him onto Jackson Street. A deputy contacted the man who said that the vehicle went over Cemetery Hill. CHP reported that he saw a black Cadillac not a Chevy. A deputy was unable to locate the vehicle.
Friday, July 26
At the Northshore Campground on Highway 36 near Chester, a caller reported that a transformer blew up and is making a popping noise. The information was transferred to SIFC. PG&E was also contacted.
In Portola, a caller requested a deputy go to her house. She said that her husband cut all the wires to the electronics. He was home and there were rifles in the house. A deputy said that the wires weren’t cut. The items had been unplugged because the wife had unplugged his computer. They tried to come to a reasonable agreement and it didn’t go so well. They agreed to try to keep the peace for the night.
In Quincy, a caller reported that he saw someone lurking around his van. When he went outside the other person took off. A sergeant was unable to find the suspicious person.
On Chandler Road near Taylor Creek near Quincy, a caller reported that a suspicious motorhome and its occupants seemed to be camping in the area. A deputy contacted a man who said he was having mechanical issues and was attempting to fix things so he could move on.
In Quincy, a deputy reported citing an individual who was charged with having a dog at large.
Skeletal remains reported
Near Quincy, a deputy received a report that someone found possible skeletal remains. The deputy said that the bones were not human.
At the Northshore Campground near Lake Almanor, a caller reported that a power box was on fire. The information was transferred to SIFC.
Eastbound on Highway 70 near Portola, a caller reported that a reckless driver had been following her from Graeagle. They were continuing to travel east toward Reno. The information was transferred to CHP.
In Quincy, a caller reported a theft from his vehicle while it was broken down.
Disabled patio boat
Near the Lake Almanor Peninsula it was reported that a patio boat with 10 people on board was disabled. The boat patrol was towing it to Big Cove.
At Big Cove Campground near Chilcoot, a caller said that two men and a woman were fighting. USFS personnel were trying to get them to stop. They left in a Nissan heading toward the dam. Then one of the men grabbed the woman and said he was going home to get a gun. All of the information was transferred to CHP. One of the men was still in the motorhome at the campground and was refusing to come out. A caller said they people also had a large, aggressive dog with them. USFS said that Rec. 1 and 3 were on scene. Everyone left heading southeast on USFS road 24N88. A deputy said there was no violence that they were arguing. They agreed to pack up and return to Nevada.
In Quincy, a caller said that she saw a toddler playing outside by a trashcan. The parents were inside doing drugs. She saw it when she walked in. They were trying to leave the area. A deputy was unable to locate them. He reported that he found the vehicle they were driving. Deputies found the people and the child was fine. There was no evidence of drug use. The information was transferred to the district attorney and child protective services.
Brush fire reported
In Blairsden, CHP transferred a call to USFS about a bush fire. Eastern Plumas Fire was contacted. Graeagle was also paged to check another area. The fire was extinguished by the USFS.
In Chilcoot, A caller reported that a fire was reported behind the Goodwin General Store. Sierra Valley Fire responded and the fire was put out.
Near collision reported
Near Quincy, a caller reported what sounded like a vehicle crash on Highway 70 west of town. The caller said that someone was walking toward the road. The information was transferred to CHP and a deputy was informed. PDH and Quincy Fire were paged. A deputy spoke to the pedestrians who said there was nearly a collision on the highway. Then one of the vehicles did a 360 degree turn and left.
Possible DUI reported
On Highway 89 south of Rocky Point Campground near Canyon Dam, a caller reported seeing a truck driver that she though was driving under the influence. He just pulled out of the campground and was heading toward Greenville. The information was transferred to CHP.
Taking a cart
In Chester, a deputy reported that he received information that a male was walking down First Avenue with a shopping cart. The deputy said that in the interest of justice he was having him walk it back to the store and apologize.
On the beach
On the Almanor West Beach, a caller reported finding clothing, a wallet and two backpacks, plus shoes left on the beach. He found them the previous day and they were still there. There was an ID found. He said he marked the trail to the location with a dead log. A deputy should be able to walk straight to the stuff on the beach. The deputy said he found the property. He said the individual was booked into the Lassen County jail and when he was released must have forgotten his stuff.
In Portola, a caller said there was a male outside a business who was bothering customers. He was walking up and down the street and yelling at everyone. He had been drinking. The information was transferred to CHP and sergeants in Quincy. CHP was responding and then someone took the man home. He agreed to stay there and was officially trespassed from the business.
In Clear Creek, a caller said that her neighbors were parking and blocking the entire roadway. The information was transferred to CHP.
Thursday, July 25
Not going up
In Quincy at the assessor’s office, a caller said he was stuck in the elevator. He was extricated.
In Greenville, a caller reported that her boyfriend vandalized some of her property.
Getting followed home
In Quincy, a caller said that a woman followed her home and then screamed at her. She described what kind of car the woman was driving. A deputy contacted both parties and said it was verbal only. They were separated.
In Quincy, a caller reported that a man left his personal things next to a bench on Main Street. He left and the caller was concerned about the stuff. A deputy was unable to find the man. The deputy did contact the person who called and that individual was going back if the man returned.
In Portola, a deputy cited a man who was charged with driving an unregistered vehicle and no proof of financial responsibility.
In Portola, a caller reported that a call to dispatch was accidental. A deputy spoke to staff at the business where the call originated and learned that the person who called was kicked out of the business. She was no longer there, but was fine.
Finding a weapon
In Chilcoot, a caller said he found a firearm inside a residence that he just purchased. He couldn’t provide an address. He wanted to know if the weapon was stolen. A deputy spoke to the person who agreed to call back and arrange a time when the weapon could be turned over. A deputy said that it turned out to be a pellet gun and the person was told to just keep it.
In Quincy on Lawrence Street, a caller reported the theft of some things from his vehicle.
Downed lines reported
On Highway 36 at the North Shore Campground near Chester, a deputy was out with PG&E and Peninsula Fire because some power lines were down. The deputy said the power was going to be out in Chester for a while because the pole was a major transmission line. Crews were on their way from Red Bluff.
In Portola, a caller reported that her vehicle was vandalized sometime during the previous night or early that morning.
Rolling in oil
In Greenville, a caller said she was at a location telling a tenant to move their vehicles. She said there was a very young boy rolling in oil and was unsupervised. A deputy said that a person who was babysitting the children said that she asked the child to go get his football from under the car. He wasn’t rolling in oil. The information was transferred to the district attorney and child protective services.
In Beckwourth, a caller said that her ex husband was on her property and he shouldn’t be there. She requested contact with a deputy and wanted the man trespassed from the property. A deputy spoke to both parties and the man was trespassed. He was told not to go there again.
Near Greenville, a caller reported that something was stolen. A deputy spoke to the person who said it had been a misunderstanding. Apparently a family member sold the object.
Reckless driver reported
On Highway 89 in Greenville, a caller reported that someone was driving recklessly. The individual passed the reporting party in the middle of Greenville on the wrong side of the road. The individual was still traveling southbound in a black truck. The information was transferred to CHP.
Left in the driveway
In Portola, a caller said that someone abandoned a vehicle in her driveway. She said it had been there for a week. A deputy spoke to the caller and she was told to contact her landlord about removing the vehicle. The deputy was going to contact its registered owner.
In Delleker, a caller said she wanted to talk to a deputy because she thought her landlord had installed cameras inside the residence. A deputy spoke to the caller and provided the proper civil procedures to take. The individual also wanted extra patrol checks.
In Chester at a business, a caller requested an ambulance for a man who was unresponsive. The information was transferred to SIFC. They reported that the man didn’t want medical assistance. A deputy reported that the man was having a minor heart issue.
Missing person reported
From Bethel Island to Little Grass Valley Reservoir, a caller said he wanted to report that his brother was missing. He went camping at Little Grass Valley Reservoir and should have returned home three days earlier. The reporting party said his brother left from their parents’ residence with his girlfriend and had been fighting with their father. He was also concerned because the parents found something on the brother’s calendar that really concerned them. A deputy spoke to the caller and was unable to get information on the type of vehicle the missing person was driving and couldn’t learn anything about the girlfriend. A deputy spoke to the father who said he misread the calendar and the brother wasn’t supposed to be home until the following day or so.
Lost in the woods?
In Quincy, a caller reported that she was in a parking lot and could hear what sounded like a young boy screaming that he was lost in the woods and needed help. A sergeant was out with two juveniles at a school. They were having a loud conversation but they weren’t saying they were lost in the woods. A sergeant said he was unable to find anything suspicious in the area.
Wednesday, July 24
Near Quincy on Oakland Camp Road, a caller reported that a juvenile fell and had a head injury. PDH and Quincy Fire responded.
Tired of misbehaving dogs
In Chester, a caller said that the neighbor’s dogs were out again and running around. He said he’s reported this many times and wanted an animal control officer to respond. The information was transferred to animal control.
Suspicious man reported
In Chester, a caller requested an extra patrol check in the early morning because someone was driving around in a sedan. The man was wearing a hoodie and was looking inside vehicles. He was then seen trying to get into a railroad vehicle. The information was transferred to the Chester substation.
In Delleker, a caller reported that two people were arguing. A deputy said the woman was getting her things. They agreed to keep the peace. The deputy then trespassed one of the people. Deputies also counseled someone and another person was given the proper civil procedures.
In Greenville, a caller reported check fraud was investigated at the Rancheria.
Arguing with camp host
At Rocky Point Campground near Lake Almanor, a caller reported a problem with the camp host. A deputy reported contacting said people who agreed to keep the peace.
In Beckwourth, a caller reported that someone stole the battery out of his truck.
Another argument reported
In Chester, a deputy received a reported that people were involved in an argument. The deputy said they agreed to keep the peace.
In Twain, it was reported that a woman was having problems with her Pacemaker. The information was transferred to REMSA and PDH responded.
Guys and gals fighting
In Quincy, a caller reported that two guys and two girls were fighting in a parking lot. Someone got into a pickup and left toward town. The other two left on foot in the same direction. A deputy checked the area, but didn’t find the people.
Possible DUI pulls over
On Highway 70 at the Spanish Creek Bridge near Keddie, a caller reported a person possibly driving under the influence in a Nissan. The driver pulled over at the Spanish Creek Campground.
Grass fire spotted
In Portola, a caller reported a grass fire on East Magnolia Avenue. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged and the fire was put out.
In Portola, a caller reported they have a woman on video in a business stealing four bottles of wine. The woman was well known.
Bad driver reported
Eastbound on Highway 70 from Spring Garden, a caller reported following someone in a truck with a Nevada license plate. The truck was going 45 mph and would speed up and slow down. The individual was unable to maintain lanes. The information was transferred to CHP.
At the Yellow Creek Campground near Chester, a caller said that a colleague was coming up to stay at the campsite. The last time he heard from her, she texted him that she was lost and was returning to Chester. He tried to call her, but the information went straight to voicemail. He called back and said he spoke to the woman. She was fine and spending the night at a different campground.
Boat on fire
At the Big Cove Resort at Lake Almanor, a caller said she could see a boat that was on fire. The people were still on the boat and she didn’t think she could get to them. The information was transferred to the boat patrol and SIFC. She then said she had everyone on her boat. The engine of the other boat was on fire.
Near Greenville, a caller said that some suspicious things were happening on her brother’s property. She thought someone stole a bike. A deputy agreed that it was suspicious.
Slow to respond
In the Lake Almanor area, a deputy reported that a victim reported that his father hit him on the leg three years ago while at a cabin at the lake. Child protective services and the district attorney were notified.
On Highway 70 at Tobin Bridge in the Feather River Canyon, a caller reported a drowning. The reporting party said they weren’t on any of the trails, but directly below the bridge in the rocks. The reporting party was flagged down by others on scene. Search and rescue, PDH, Quincy Fire and a deputy were notified. USFS was also called. The reporting party said the person had been under water about 20 minutes and was stuck in a large rock area at the base of the bridge. It was reported to be a boy whose parents were in Chico. The older brother was there. Two off-duty USFS firefighters were with the brother of the victim. PG&E was asked to lower the water in the area. There was no excessive flow reported at that time. The only flow was from Rock Creek Dam, which was just enough to keep the flow normal at 400 to 450 CFS. A CHP helicopter was requested and then cancelled.
Someone smelled smoke
In Quincy, a caller said he could smell smoke in the First Street area. Quincy Fire responded. Nothing was found.
At the Gold Lake Campground, a caller said he was listening to a scanner and the campground host was trying to call USFS on the Plumas. The caller thought the individual sounded edgy and wanted dispatch to pass the info along to the USFS. Dispatch couldn’t get the USFS dispatch center to answer. The information was transferred to Sierra County Sheriff’s Office with a request to check out the situation at the campground. A deputy called back and the camp host was fine. A stranded camper was in need of a ride and one was found to get him to Graeagle.
Calling for help
In Portola, a caller reported hearing a female yelling. Then she started screaming for help. A second caller also heard someone screaming. All of the street in the reported area were checked. A deputy contacted a man who said his girlfriend left in a car. She was upset and had been screaming. The deputy located the car at the hospital.
Please check on the dog
In Chester, a deputy reported receiving a call from a woman who reported that a dog was crying. She didn’t want to make a noise complaint. but wanted the deputy to check on the dog. The information was transferred to animal control.
In Quincy, a caller reported that she let a man inside her home, made him dinner and then thought he stole all of her keys off her key rings. He then left and went to the park. Then she hung up. She called back and described the man’s tattoos. Then she said a crime didn’t occur that she found the keys on her couch. She was advised not to let random strangers into her house.
Car stopped in the roadway
On Highway 70 at Camp Layman, it was reported that a car stopped in the middle of the road in the eastbound lane facing westbound. A second caller also reported the same thing. The information was transferred to CHP. CHP requested that dispatch send someone to look in the area because their officers were on a case. The car was then heading eastbound at a slow speed and driving on the shoulder. The driver nearly caused multiple traffic collisions. A deputy was unable to locate the vehicle. A third report had the car on Highway 70 just east of Greenhorn Road. It was parked in the westbound lane with its lights one and no one around. It was reported that the driver claimed to be tired and was going to sleep for a few hours at the Massack rest stop.
Tuesday, July 23
In Chester, it was reported that a woman was harassing the caller and other women.
In Chester, fighting was reported between a man and a woman. Five people were also involved and a woman was pregnant. Someone left on a bike with the caller following the person. It was reported that everyone was separated. But then a father and son got involved.
No one home yet
At the Lone Rock Campground at Antelope Lake, a caller reported that his ex wife, children and her boyfriend were camping and hadn’t returned home. They were supposed to be back the Sunday before. A message was left for the woman and the information was transferred to USFS. No one was at the campsite and they didn’t find a vehicle matching the description reported. The woman eventually called and said she was fine and was heading home.
In the Johnsville area, a caller asked to speak to a deputy about people shooting firearms in the area. The caller was to reconnect when he knew who was involved and where the shooting was happening.
Flammable material found
In Beckwourth, a man reported finding flammable material near his residence. He thought someone tried to light his house on fire. The caller asked that the Beckwourth fire chief be contacted for more information. The deputy attempted to call, but the numbers weren’t good.
In Quincy, a caller reported that her teenaged son was upset. He was destroying the house. There were firearms in the house, but they were locked up. The caller said she was on her way home. The juvenile was counseled.
In a field between Highway 89 and Almanor Drive West, a caller requested an ambulance for someone who was thrown from a horse. The information was transferred to SIFC and search and rescue was notified.
On Highway 70 and La Porte Road, a caller said that a male holding a dog jumped out in front of her car while she was driving on the highway. A second caller reported the same thing. A sergeant and CHP checked the area but didn’t find the man or his dog.
Whose burn barrel is it?
In Quincy, a caller reported that a burn barrel was on fire. The reporting party saw two people arguing over it. Quincy Fire responded. A sergeant said they could cancel. It was some people who had a barbecue.
In Greenville, a caller reported that a suspicious situation occurred at her son’s house. He was incarcerated, but a woman might have been there and involved in something. She wasn’t supposed to be there. A deputy said the residence was secure and there was no sign of forced entry.
Hello, I’m fine
From Chester, dispatch received a 911cell call. A woman was on the line. She said she was in good spirits and didn’t need any help. She stayed on the phone.
Head injury reported
In Beckwourth, a caller reported that a child fell and suffered a head injury. The information was transferred to Eastern Plumas Health Care and Beckwourth Fire. The victim was in the upper part of the camp on Grizzly Road. Someone would lead emergency crews to the patient. The patient was transported the EPHC.
Fireworks going off
In Quincy, a caller reported that college students were shooting off fireworks toward propane tanks. A sergeant spoke to a woman who agreed to make sure the activities stopped.
Possible DUI reported
Westbound on Highway 70 at the Beckwourth airport, a caller reported that it looked like there was someone driving a Suburban and was under the influence. The individual was swerving in and out of the road. The information was transferred to CHP.
Drawn to her
In the Mohawk area, a caller reported that about an hour earlier a man showed up at her door. He frightened a guest. The woman said the man told her that he was “drawn to her.” He left in a sedan. She described his eyes and his tattoos. He was driving westbound on Highway 70 leaving the Graeagle area. The information was given to a deputy who was looking for the man and his car.