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Sheriff Blotter: March 1-2

Information in the Sheriff’s Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. No individual’s names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

The following is a summary of activity for March 1-2, 2022

March 1

Locks engaged

1:09 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle alarm just went off. The caller checked the vehicle and there was a latch that was open. The caller did not see anyone in the area. It is unknown who would want to do this. The caller reset the alarm. 1:17 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller. There was no damage to the vehicle and there was no one located in the area.

The heat goes on

8:34 a.m. Keddie. A caller advises the USFS will be burning in the Butterfly Valley area today.

Playing it safe

8:39 a.m. Plumas Eureka State Park. A caller reports the State Parks will be burning today.

It’s good to ask for help when you need it

9:34 a.m. Delleker. A caller received a call from a patient that made suicidal statements when she could not get an appointment. Said she would get a gun and shoot herself. The caller believes the subject lives alone, stated she was bi-polar and suffers from depression and PTSD. The caller is not sure who to call to help or check on the subject. 9:50 a.m. A deputy attempted to call the subject but there was no answer. 12:22 p.m. The subject is okay and is in touch with Behavioral Health.

Class act

10:38 a.m. Quincy. A caller advises they will be burning at Feather River College today.

Deadly in North Valley

10:43 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports her neighbor’s dogs killed her cats last weekend then attacked her dog last night. The dog is a pit mix. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Speedway racers

11:10 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports drivers are going too fast down the road. The information was transferred to CHP.

Using words is good; using the right words would be better

11:34 a.m. Spring Garden. A caller reports a neighbor threatened to kill a son and dogs. Two suspects were named. The neighbors are at their home, two doors down from the caller. The caller is outside at the location. Cell reception is bad, and it is hard to understand the caller. 12:23 p.m. A deputy advised a verbal argument only. It is a neighbor dispute, and the parties were provided with civil procedures. The suspect neighbor was trespassed from the caller’s property.


12:08 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a suspicious car on the main road. The vehicle has been at the location since Sunday. It is a brown Ford Explorer. Info was transferred to CHP.

Wide load

1:35 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports wood cutters damaged a Forest Service sign on the west side of the Oakland Camp building. The damage is recent. A tree round hit the sign and it was damaged. The information was transferred to USFS.

Need to stock your pond?

1:37 p.m. Lake Almanor. A tanker plane is scooping water from the lake. It is unknown what side it’s coming from.

Art supplies

3:19 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports four cans of spray paint were stolen out of their front yard on Lawrence Street. It happened within the past half hour. The subject was a heavy built male.

Sloppy matters

4:29 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle is pouring gas all over the parking lot on Main Street. The owner of the vehicle has been there for over an hour. The information was sent to CHP. It is an older red pickup. CHP is sending a unit.

On the lookout

5:04 p.m. Vinton. A caller reports a possible drunk driver in a white Toyota Highlander. The license plate was provided.

Risky business in the wild west

6:06 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male in a black hat, black jacket and brown pants throwing rocks at cars and one hit his truck. The info was transferred to CHP. 7:28 p.m. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the suspect.

Tag team

6:12 p.m. Portola. CHP reports a reckless driver turning left on Gulling in a small silver SUV with the paper plates cut off. The caller is at the passing lanes coming into Portola. 6:42 p.m. The information was sent to deputies.

Not in my backyard

6:23 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports someone was trying to break into the vacation home. The caller has security cameras at the location. It is unknown if the suspect is in the house or not. They are possibly wearing a green camo jacket and blue jeans. 8:19 p.m. A patrol unit was unable to locate anything suspicious and the residence was secure. Patrol checks will continue.

I’m serious!

7:29 p.m. Portola. A caller is screaming at her husband and wants him removed from the home. The suspect was named. 8:30 p.m. A deputy advised it was a verbal argument only. The parties are separated, and the husband was provided a ride to another location.

Who was that?

7:34 p.m. Chester. CHP advised an older model black sedan with blue and red lights in the window came up behind the caller at a high rate of speed. The license plate was provided for the blue Chrysler convertible Sebring. 8:19 p.m. A deputy was out of position.

March 2

Fire on the mountain

8:03 a.m. Taylorsville. A caller advised USFS will be burning at China Grade Road today.

Whole or in pieces?

9:37 a.m. Taylorsville. A caller is reporting the theft of a tree (the report was made via email, there are no other details) 4:45 p.m. A deputy attempted to contact the caller but there was no answer.

House guests home alone

9:54 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports change was stolen, storage keys, and $2500 was also taken out of the bank. The suspect was named. The caller was staying with another person for the evening when the items were stolen. 2:33 p.m. A deputy spoke to the caller and advised civil procedures were provided.

Not from around here

2:01 p.m. Humbug. A caller reports a car is out of gas and is stuck in the snow, and the battery is dead on Humbug Road near Yellow Creek Campground. The car is a Toyota RAV4, dark grey. The information was transferred to CHP. 2:07 p.m. CHP is not able to get to the caller. The caller is about 2 miles from Hwy 89. The caller has been stuck since noon. The caller lives in Sacramento. 2:25 p.m. An officer will try to get to the subject. 2:29 p.m. The snow depth is one foot of snow. The caller came from Hwy 89. 3:25 p.m. A Sgt. advised reaching the caller and he is okay. The caller was provided a ride to Holiday Market.

Fear of getting cleaned out

2:18 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a loud bang when cleaners came to the back location. The back sliding glass door was unlocked, and it was locked before. No owner contact was given. The cleaners are still at the location. 2:56 p.m. The cleaners have not gone inside. They are still waiting outside the location. CHP is sending a unit. 4:27 p.m. CHP advised the building is secure.

The new normal

3:47 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on a neighbor. She has heart problems, and she has not seen her for a few days. The son lives at the location with the mother and the son was screaming in the middle of the street yesterday. The caller is concerned. The neighbor subjects were named. 4:05 p.m. A deputy contacted the subject who is okay and not in need of any assistance.

Beware the blackout chocolate cake

6:01 p.m. Quincy. A caller said a female friend blacked out at the dinner table. The caller did not request a response at this time. The female victim has regained consciousness and if they need anything they will call back.

The really big show

9:09 p.m. Greenville. A caller is outside in her vehicle. She reports her husband is yelling and throwing things in the residence. The caller is in the driveway in her vehicle. No medical is needed, there are no weapons. The named subject husband is refusing to leave the residence. 9:41 p.m. A Sgt. advised it was a verbal argument only. Temporary Restraining Order procedures were provided. 9:47 p.m. The subject husband was arrested on a Lassen County warrant.

Anybody home?

9:19 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports there was someone walking around her property and yelling “Hello.” The caller said when she went outside one or two suspects ran off, possibly to her burned out property on Bidwell St. The caller said nothing seemed to be moved or missing. 10:28 p.m. A deputy searched the area and was unable to locate anything suspicious.


10:15 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports a possible drunk driver at Hwy 70 and Frenchman Lake Road. The caller had already contacted CHP but was calling to update the location. The info was transferred to CHP.

Unrest at Alta

10:22 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports rocks thrown through his window, possibly intoxicated. The subject is unknown but the caller suspects a person who lives nearby.

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