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Sheriff’s Blotter April 14-16: Dogs, vandals and neighbor problems


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 April 14-16

April 14

Can I help you pack?

6:34 a.m. Portola. A caller reports ongoing issues with a neighbor. The subject was outside revving his vehicle motor all night. He knows the vehicle is not registered but was advised in the past that law enforcement cannot do anything about the vehicle if the subject vehicle is not seen off the subject’s property. The subject and the vehicle are parked on the street and the caller stated the subject was driving it last night. The caller requests contact from a deputy. 7:06 a.m. A Sgt. contacted the subject who is in the process of moving out of the residence and moved the vehicle on to the road for that reason and will put it back on his property. The subject was counseled.

Big dog

8:27 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a loose Rotweiller running on Hwy 70 just west of Portola. The call was transferred to CHP.

Snow woes

12:02 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a neighbor keeps pushing snow into their property and causing damage to the fence. The caller does not want contact after 5 p.m.


1:40 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports two dogs in the roadway causing a traffic hazard on Hwy 70 and Mohawk Vista. Several vehicles are stopped in the area. The call was transferred to CHP. 4:36 p.m. CHP transported the dogs to Animal Control. The owner called to claim the dogs. The owner was cited.

Battle worn

5:56 p.m. Cromberg. A caller requested to be transferred to the Veteran hotline. He has no emergency but can’t remember the number. The caller was transferred to the hotline. The caller hung up during the transfer. The location was identified.

Way back in the day, we had a thing called a trash can

9:21 p.m. Quincy. A local gas station reported they located a meth pipe on pump #3 and requested a deputy to come collect it and dispose of it. 9:49 p.m. The information was sent to deputies who will go pick up the pipe and dispose of it.

April 15

What breed?

9:45 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male subject just tried to attack him. 10:41 a.m. A Sgt. spoke to the caller who said an unknown subject ran up to him aggressively and then left.

Mimosa brunch

12:07 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a reckless female driver in a champagne-colored sedan on Hwy 70 and Chandler Road East.

Federal offenses carry heavy penalties

3:46 p.m. Portola. A caller reports vandalism to mailbox clusters, several boxes are pried open. 5:30 p.m. A criminal report was created.

The danger persists

4:25 p.m. Portola. A caller requests medical for a male Fentanyl overdose, needs Narcan. The caller was transferred to EPHC. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC were paged. The information was given to the Sgt. 4:53 p.m. The patient was transported to EPHC.

It takes what it takes

7:35 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a loud party in the parking lot. It is an ongoing problem, and the manager has been told but seems nothing was done. There are 8-10 people. 8:24 p.m. Deputies contacted the subject who agreed to turn down the volume of the radio to low, nothing further.

April 16

Tonight’s the night

1:03 a.m. Portola. A caller reports loud music coming from the Chalet View. The caller was informed the deputy is out of the area. 2:41 a.m. A second caller is reporting the same. The caller was informed about the low staffing but was told a deputy would respond when available. The caller was also advised to contact his local district supervisor. 3:49 a.m. A deputy contacted the bride and groom who were playing music very loudly and were advised to turn it down for the night. The parties agreed.

Hey, hey, hey now

11:15 a.m. Clio. A caller reports a male subject was in her backyard and was urinating on her lawn. The subject was wearing jeans and an orange sweatshirt and has grey hair. The subject left on foot toward C Road. The caller will recontact if the subject returns.

A little hot water for the sinkhole

11:20 a.m. Westshore Lake Almanor. A caller reports her son fell into a hole in the snow and his foot is stuck and he needs help getting out.

I’m a wanderer

1:40 p.m. Quincy. A loose Queensland Heeler dog was transported to Animal Control. An attempt was made to contact the dog owner, but was unable to locate.

And the owner lost the key?

3:56 p.m. Portola. A caller reports two subjects appear to be trying to break into a storage unit with a hacksaw and bolt cutters and a grinder. They have an old Suburban and a utility trailer. 4:04 p.m. Deputies are out of position. The information was sent to CHP to check the area. 4:23 p.m. CHP advised the subjects were dropping off stuff for the property owner. It’s okay.


4:40 p.m. Chester. A caller reports their neighbor’s dog attacked their dog. The dog is a grey Pitbull.

Testing the waters

5:02 p.m. Quincy. A caller is at Pioneer Park playground. A male subject stole the caller’s bag that contained wallet/phone/personal items. The caller put it down and the suspect picked it up and left the area. The caller knows where he lives but not his full name. 5:32 p.m. Per law enforcement, it was a verbal argument with several kids. The bag was returned prior to the deputies’ arrival. The parties agreed to keep the peace, nothing further.

Hot wheels

7:49 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a dirt bike was stolen from a shed in back. The caller has the title and vin number. A criminal report was filed April 17, 2:02 a.m.


8:44 p.m. Quincy. A caller at Deerwood Lodge advised students are having a bonfire and BBQ.

Big deal

11:44 p.m. Canyon Dam. A caller reports an unauthorized vehicle is entering the job site. There are containers and machines on site. The job site name is “Big Meadows.” The suspect vehicle is a pick-up truck dark in color, no further information. 11:57 p.m. A message was left for the responsible party to obtain better location information. April 17, 12:21 a.m. The caller reports they can now see a semi-truck big rig and one to two subjects. No contact was made with the responsible party. 12:44 a.m. A deputy contacted the subject who said he is a subcontractor dropping off equipment and used this yard because of muddy conditions in the usual spot.




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