Sheriff Blotter: Nov. 30

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 Nov. 30, 2021

Do I have to pay for that?

12:15 a.m. Chester. A caller reports that while refueling his pickup, the fuel pump didn’t shut off when the truck was full. The caller said approximately 3-4 gallons of diesel spilled onto the ground. The sergeant will have a deputy check and make sure it is not a hazardous amount. 12:57 a.m. A deputy checked and reported a small amount of diesel on the ground.


Staying in one’s own backyard

11:08 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a neighbor dispute and wants civil procedures via telephone call only. She talked to a named suspect neighbor about a shared fence saying that it needs repair or replacement. The suspect was extremely rude and threatened to “kick anyone’s ass that bothers his Mom.” 11:51 a.m. A deputy reports proper civil procedures given. The caller does not want the suspect contacted.

Unhappy with free library services

2:24 p.m. Quincy. A caller is at Quincy Library and said there is a verbal argument going on inside. The suspect is inside the library screaming at the librarian, only making hand gestures, and has not harmed anyone. It is unknown if there are any weapons. The caller called again at 2:33 p.m. wanting to make sure a deputy was on the way. 3:08 p.m. All subjects agreed to keep the peace.

Mountain madness


3:04 p.m. Janesville. A caller reports a domestic violence situation in progress. A suspect threatened the victim with a knife. The subject and victim were identified. The subject is wearing all black, on foot, and is armed with a knife. Lassen County is responding from their side. Lassen County Sheriff Office is delayed, and does not have a vehicle description, but has been trying to contact the female. 3:39 p.m. Lassen County advised they are out with the female who has injuries but is declining medical care. They are unable to locate the male half. 3:52 p.m. Lassen County Sheriff has located the vehicle. 4:32 p.m. The victim has been transported to Janesville Fire Dept. All units will continue to look for the subject male. 7:02 p.m. The suspect has been located and will be turned over to Lassen to handle.

Telephone scam call

3:11 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a scam call 10 minutes ago; no money was given. The caller said the scammer was John Winters with a 510 area code number.


Lay down Sally

4:35 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a known subject is on his property causing a disturbance. They left and are now back to their residence while on a landline. The subject was on the caller’s property and was lying on the ground. The subject is yelling at him. There is a temporary restraining order pending. 6:52 p.m. a deputy contacted the caller about the ongoing neighbor dispute. Civil procedures have already been provided and the caller is working on getting a TRO.


4:36 p.m. Quincy. A caller is with the railroad and was contacted by a passing train that almost hit a truck near Hwy. 70 and Massack Road. The driver looked to be loading firewood in a tan truck. 5:43 p.m. A sergeant said the vehicle was gone on arrival.


4:54 p.m. Portola. An abandoned vehicle was identified on Taylor Ave. and First Spur Road. The vehicle is stolen out of Reno. Crescent Tow was notified to pick up the vehicle.


Cold and hungry

6:09 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on his elderly wheelchair-bound neighbor. The caller is unsure if she has any heat or food and believes her caregiver went to the hospital last night. 7:22 p.m. A deputy made contact with the subject who is okay and has food, and now heat.

Keep at it and we will make sure you get in

7:28 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male subject that was climbing on the walls of the courthouse and then walking down Main Street, up and down. The subject is approximately 5’10” wearing a beige jacket, dark pants and a black beanie. 7:59 p.m. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate anyone at the courthouse. A certain individual was contacted and a possible match made on the description but all is okay.

Smile, you ARE on camera

9:02 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that she is out of town and can see two younger males walking around her porch and looking into her windows. One is wearing a black sweatshirt with a backpack and the other has a black t-shirt with a backpack. The subjects were last seen on the camera about 15-20 minutes ago.


Drinking and walking

11:21 p.m. Portola. A caller requests a deputy for a verbal argument with her boyfriend. The caller said the subject did put hands on her but she would not provide anything further. The caller stated she does not want to press charges but would like the subject removed for the night. The caller said the subject is walking away from the house; the subject is very intoxicated and under the influence. No weapons are reported. 11:39 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who relayed the same information. The subject was last seen westbound on Third Avenue about five minutes ago. The deputy and CHP began looking for the subject in the area based on under the influence protocols. 11:50 p.m. The subject was arrested on charges of probation violation and battery.

Unlawful behavior

11:29 p.m. Quincy. A driver was arrested on charges of driving under the influence on Hwy. 70 near Squirrel Creek after a caller reported the suspected DUI driver on the road.