Sheriff’s Blotter: Aug. 16-29

 

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

The following is a summary of the week’s activity from Aug. 16 through Aug. 29.

In this report, the terms RP (reporting party), BOLO (be on the lookout) and occasionally HBD (had been drinking) are used.

Arrests

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Beckwourth

      A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with probation violation, battery, assault with a deadly weapon, and making threats to commit a crime.

 Calpine

      A deputy reported the arrest of a woman who was charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license and probation violation.

Chester

      The CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with disobeying a peace officer.

The CHP reported the arrest of a woman who was charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher.

 Greenville

      A man was arrested and charged with unauthorized entry into a closed area. The man said he was a firefighter but couldn’t produce any documentation.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with entering a closed area without permission.

Keddie

      The CHP reported the arrest of a woman who was charged with public intoxication. A caller was crying and said that she was taking her dog to the hospital with her. The caller was extremely irate, demanding to take her dog to the hospital. The caller said she was having seizures (unclear if the dog or the woman was having them). Dispatch attempted to notify REMSA. Quincy Fire Department and Plumas District Hospital were notified. PDH was responding from Cromberg. The woman was transported to the hospital. It is unknown where the dog went.

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Portola

      A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia.

      On Highway 70 at Walker Way, the CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with driving under the influence. A caller reported that a vehicle went off the roadway across from the Feather River RV Park. The individuals were out of the vehicle and no medical was needed.

Probation reported the arrest of a juvenile who was charged with violating probation.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with violating the terms of his post release.

Quincy

      A deputy reported the arrest of two women. One was charged with possession of methamphetamine. The other was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance.

      Probation reported the arrest of a woman who violated her probation.

      A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with domestic violence.

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The CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and growing marijuana.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with being intoxicated in public.

      A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with battery.

The CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher.

On Highway 70 at Barlow Road, the CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher.

A deputy reported the arrest of a man who was charged with violating post release, possession of methamphetamine and driving when a license is suspended or revoked.

Spring Garden

      Following a vehicle rollover, the CHP reported the arrest of a man driving under the influence and having a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or higher.

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Taylorsville

      The CHP reported the arrest of a man who was charged with entering a closed area without permission.

A deputy from San Mateo reported the arrest of a man who was charged with entering a closed area without permission.

Miscellaneous

Sunday, Aug. 29

Fire reported

      On Highway 89 a quarter mile north of the West Shore entrance, a caller reported a flareup off the highway. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Big rock spotted

      On Highway 70 at the Rock Creek Powerhouse in the Feather River Canyon, it was reported that a large rock was in the roadway. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Fire reported

      Ruffa Ranch on Humboldt Drive in the Lake Almanor area, a caller said he was currently on his property and saw a spot fire with flames. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Fire in the Canyon

      On Rush Creek Hill and Red Hill Spur near Twain near the Father River Canyon, a caller reported seeing spot fires. The information was transferred to the USFS.

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Trees smoking

      On Highway 36 westbound about 10 miles from Chester, a caller reported seeing smoke on the right-hand side of the highway up a dirt driveway. A small group of trees were smoking. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Fire near Twain

      A half-mile past the Twain Store Road, a caller reported a flareup on the right-hand side. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Powerline sparking

      In Portola, a caller reported that a powerline was sparking and caused a fire at Fourth and Utah streets. The RP said he was able to put most of it out. Beckwourth Fire Department was paged and Liberty Electric notified. A troubleshooter was enroute.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Woman seen on the road

      On Highway 70 west of Vinton, a caller reported that a possibly intoxicated woman was walking on the side of the highway. The RP provided a description. The information was transferred to the CHP.

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Taking control

      In Chester, an RP said she is afraid of mankind. She wouldn’t provide any further details other than she is scared. She said she has PTSD from the Washoe County Jail from 2015. She said she is also afraid of that place. She refused to provide an address. No weapons were around. The RP said that her mother is also in the home. A deputy said he attempted to contact the RP at her home. No one would go to the door and all of the lights were off. There wasn’t a vehicle in the driveway. The RP called back about a half-hour later and said she is afraid and requested help. The deputy said the woman was fine but was taking control of the world and wanted someone to know.

Construction worker noticed

      On Highways 70 and 49 near Portola, a caller said a construction worker appeared to be under the influence. The information was transferred to the CHP.

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Fire reported

      On Highway 36 five miles west of Highway 32, a caller reported active flames from the Dixie Fire in that area. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Dog in distress

      In Quincy in front of a business, a caller reported there was a dog in a car. The windows were cracked, but the dog was in distress. An animal control officer said the dog was okay but asked the owners to turn on the air conditioner for the dog. They did.

Disturbance at the Union

      In La Porte, a caller asked that information be filed about an argument the previous night between locals and the RP and a wedding party. The RP said everything was fine now but was concerned should people return to cause more problems.

Hurt bear seen

      In Blairsden, a caller reported finding an injured bear. It pulled itself out of the water and was then behind a business. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife.

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Vehicle stolen

      In Quincy, a caller said his vehicle was stolen about 20 minutes earlier from Gray’s Nursery. It is a Ford F150 with a camper shell. The caller said he knew who had it and he saw him driving up La Porte Road to a camping spot. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Vandalism reported

      In Quincy, a caller reported that her ex-boyfriend broke a window out of her vehicle.

Tunnel collapses

      Near Keddie on the Union Pacific railroad line at milepost 199, a caller inquired about who would respond to the location in the event of a medical emergency. He was going to have about 30 workers entering a collapsed tunnel to rebuild it on the railroad. The RP said he was sub-contracted through Burlington Northern Santa Fe. Dispatch explained that fire/medical and search and rescue would cover that location.

Trespass warning

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported that her ex-husband was coming to her residence and he wasn’t welcome there. A deputy provided civil proceedings information. The RP requested that a trespass warning be issued. The deputy attempted to contact the man and left a voicemail.

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Fire reported

      From Lights Creek and Diamond Mountain Road in the Indian Valley area, a caller reported fire and then the line disconnected. The information was transferred to the USFS. Another caller reported the same flareup. It was also learned that some calls were not going through. That information was also transferred to the USFS.

Spot fire reported

      On First Street and Airport Road in Chester, a caller reported a spot fire. The information was transferred to incident command and SIFC.

Burglary suspected

      In the Greenville area, a caller said he thought someone tried to break into his house while he was evacuated. He said it looked like someone tried to cut open his screen door. A deputy attempted to contact the RP but there was no answer.

Fire stops train

      On Riverview Lane and Old Mill Drive, a caller reported three small spot fires. The caller said the train traffic was stopped in that area. The information was transferred to the USFS.

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Drug use suspected

      At the Dixie Fire command center in Quincy, a caller reported having secondhand information from her son that his engine boss was using drugs and reported unsafe behavior while at the fire. The caller said her son was afraid of retaliation. She said the company is out of Montana. A deputy attempted to contact the RP and left a message. When he contacted the RP he asked that the man contact the sheriff’s office.

Says he locked up his wife

      In Quincy, a caller reported that he locked up his wife underground. He said he can talk to her through his thoughts. A deputy said there was no answer at the RP’s door. He also tried to call and left a message. When the deputy eventually contacted the RP he learned no crime had taken place. He was changing his medication, and everything was just in his head.

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Bear approaching

      On North Valley Road and Arlington Road near Taylorsville, a caller requested a deputy because a bear was coming toward them. They were inside his truck, but he was afraid it would come back. An officer from San Mateo said the bear was scared off and went back into the woods.

Friday, Aug. 27

Spot fire called in

      On Round House Road in Keddie, a caller reported that she could see a spot fire. The RP could see flames, but they were about four to five-feet high. The information was transferred to Dixie Fire east.

Missing person reported

      At Willow Lake near Chester, a caller reported that her boyfriend and son left to go fishing and didn’t return. She said they didn’t have food or water with them or blankets. The RP said she tried to drive up to look for them, but came across a tree in the roadway and couldn’t go on. They took a Chevy pickup with them. The RP attempted to call them but didn’t get an answer. AT&T reported the last ping on the cell phone. It was just north of the RP’s residence in an open field about two blocks away. Then it went off the network. The deputy attempted to call the residence and didn’t get an answer. A unit from Yuba City was checking the mill and then would check the other location. From there a deputy and the police officer were going to go check Willow Lake. A BOLO was given to the CHP in case they went to a different lake. The deputy located the pair at the Chester Warner Valley Road and High Bridge. The man got his pickup stuck in the mud.

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Bear there

      In Delleker, a caller reported that a large bear was outside her residence. She said she tried to scare it off, but it wouldn’t leave. She was concerned because the bear kept pushing up against her sliding glass doors. Someone from fish and wildlife said the bear is not being aggressive and they would forward the information to a biologist. A deputy said assistance was completed.

Fire reported

      Near Twain at the Pine Aire Motel, a caller reported a fire there. When looking south from the motel to the ridge behind him above the railroad tracks and in the middle of the forest there were three plumes of smoke in three areas. Someone tried to contact the USFS but there was no answer, and a message was a left. The information was transferred to East Zone communications of the USFS.

Bit by bear

      Someone in the Plumas District Hospital emergency room reported a man came into the ER the previous night with a bite wound on his foot from a bear. The information was transferred to animal control and information was provided for fish and wildlife.

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Fire reported

      On Highway 147 at the Vista Point near Canyon Dam, a caller reported that a log was on fire within the green on the east side about 20 feet off the roadway. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Baby bear goes shopping

      At the Genesee Store, a caller said that a baby bear was at the store for the past two days. No mother bear was around. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife.

Disturbance reported

      In Chester, a caller requested a deputy to the main Hospital at the emergency room admissions desk for an individual who assaulted a nurse. No weapons were involved. A deputy said no crime occurred. The suspect decided to leave and wait outside while her husband got checked out. A deputy spoke to the hospital staff and they said the man that the woman was with was possibly endangered and had been kidnapped by her. The man was elderly. There was a current restraining order in place and the suspect was the restraining party and the elderly man was the RP. A deputy spoke to the man who said he moved out of assisted living in Placerville on his own free will with the woman in question. The man thought he could be of  some assistance to her because she was evicted from the facility due to an arrest. She was also in a divorce and had anger issues among other things. He said she hadn’t been taking her medication. He said he wanted a deputy present if he returned to the hospital. A deputy contacted the man’s brother in another state. He said he would try to contact him later. He said it wasn’t a case of kidnapping or elder abuse. The information was sent to the district attorney and social services.

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Excuse me

       In Chester, a caller said his neighbor walked into his apartment while he was in bed and asked about a sprinkler. The RP wanted to speak to a deputy.

Greenville flare up

      A caller reported a flareup just off the highway. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Glowing issues

      In Greenville, special law enforcement reported that a transformer was glowing on a pole on Hot Springs Road. The information was transferred to PG&E. The Redwood Police Department officer said the repairs were made.

Stove fire reported

      In Chilcoot, dispatched received a second 911 hang-up call. There was no answer when they attempted to reconnect with the RP. Eventually, the RP said he got a fire on a stove under control. A woman was injured but declined medical assistance. The RP said they would stand by to see if anything further was needed. He said he was concerned about the victim and would like adult protective services to be notified. The RP said the victim lives alone and is about 90. She left her stovetop burners on and put the covers over them and that caused the house to fill with smoke. A deputy transferred information on the person and incident to social services.

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Key missing

      In Portola, a caller reported that someone stole her second car key. A deputy spoke to the RP. He said the RP couldn’t prove that a theft occurred, and he couldn’t search everyone at the evacuation center.

 Thursday, Aug. 26

Being followed

      A caller said her son told her that he was being followed by someone who wanted to hurt him and the person who was with him. She said she lost the cell call and was unsure of his location in the Feather River Canyon. The suspect was driving a Chevy Blazer. The information was transferred to the CHP. Someone was able to recontact the original RP. She said she talked to her son again and he just passed a sign indicating Paradise was nearby. Her son was traveling eastbound in a Dodge pickup. Her son said he was being followed but was unsure why he felt unsafe. The information was again transferred to the CHP. She was told to pass on the information that if her son felt unsafe he should call 911. A CHP officer reported speaking to the victim. He said that people in a Blazer and a Honda were throwing things at him. The CHP was enroute to the victim’s location. A deputy was also requested. The deputy learned the victim was involved in some sort of incident in Oroville with the suspects that involved a stolen knife. The deputy also told the victim to contact the Butte County law enforcement if a theft occurred. The victim asked that if law enforcement contacted the suspect(s) to trespass them from a specific location.

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Burn piles noted

      On Iron Horse Drive near Portola, a caller said he could see flames from a burn pile. Eastern Plumas Fire Department was notified, and a firefighter reported locating two burn piles. The piles were extinguished, and the owner notified that it was a no burn day.

Possible fraud reported

      In Quincy, someone reported that a woman was collecting donations for the Grange and she isn’t a member. She was asked to stop but was still collecting for the organization. A deputy contacted the woman and asked her to stop and to remove all posts on social media.

Log on fire

      Near Highways 36 and 89 near Chester, a caller reported seeing a large log with trash around it on fire. The object was about 50 yards from the highway. The information was transferred to SIFC in Susanville. A man said it was a flare-up from recent Dixie Fire activities.

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Remains of the day

      In Greenville, the Butte County Environmental Health Department reported finding the remains of a shotgun. Only the barrel remained. The wooden parts were burned away.

Flare up spotted

      In the Chester area, a caller reported a flare up in the forest where the Dixie Fire had burned. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Suspicious van noted

      In the Almanor West area, a caller reported seeing suspicious moving vans scouting an area. The RP said there was a garage door that had been pried open at a residence. The RP didn’t have the address and didn’t know if anything was missing from the garage. A brokerage company had a sign up for the property. Someone tried to secure the door, but it was broken.

More fire in Greenville

      In the area of Crescent Street in Greenville, a caller reported that a burned area was starting to smoke again. The RP said it’s in the green and was going to flare up and requested a response from the USFS. The information was transferred to that agency.

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Unruly driver reported

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller said that the driver of a black Corvette keeps speeding by. The RP was unable to get the license number because of the high rate of speed. It was an ongoing problem.

Another flareup spotted

      On North Valley Road and Hunts Canyon Roads near Greenville, a caller reported a flareup with the previous fire area. The information was transferred to the USFS. The RP said she could see flames above Hunts Canyon. The information was transferred to the USFS. A second RP said she could see trees on fire and possibly two smaller ground fires in the same area as the Dixie Fire east zone.

House should be empty

      In the Belden area, a caller requested that a deputy check her house. The RP received information from a neighbor who said he saw lights on in the house and it should be locked. No vehicles were seen in the driveway. A sergeant checked the home, and everything was secure.

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Wednesday, Aug. 25

Car fire reported

      On the 24N70 road off the Beckwourth-Genesee Road, a caller reported that his car was on fire. He said the car was on the Dixie Valley Road between the road to Genesee and the Dixie Valley turnoff and about one mile from the Genesee Road. He said it’s the road to Milford. The information was transferred to the USFS. A second 911 caller said the fire was spreading into vegetation. A third caller said she could see the fire. That information was also transferred to the USFS.

Fraud account established

      In the Spring Garden area, a caller reported that someone was committing fraud by setting up a Go Fund Me page for herself and her daughter. The RP said the woman does this quite often and raised $2,000. The RP asked to speak to a deputy. The deputy said there was no evidence of a crime.

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Traffic speeding

      In Quincy, a caller reported the traffic was moving too fast in the downtown area. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Road rage reported

      In a highway construction zone at Indian Falls, a caller reported that the parties were stopped in the zone at the time. The drivers of two vehicles were involved in an incident. A deputy contacted and counseled the driver of one of the vehicles.

Caller wouldn’t listen to advice

      In Quincy, the CHP transferred a 911 call. The RP called multiple times about her keys. She wouldn’t listen to dispatch and went on discussing what things were happening to her. A deputy contacted the woman who was still looking for her keys. She was counseled on the proper use of 911. However, the woman called back on 911 saying she was still upset about her keys. The deputy again counseled her.

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Cat a victim

      In Greenville, a caller reported he found a burned cat under a car at his address. He was feeding it but wanted someone from animal control to get it. The information was transferred to the animal shelter.

Burglary reported

      In La Porte, a caller reported a burglary occurred to her cabin. She was there but left to go to her other house. Things that were taken include a TV, VCR, tools, antique guns and more. The RP said it looked like someone had been living in the cabin.

Flareup spotted

      North of Chester on Martin Ranch Ridge, a caller reported a flareup north of Chester, the caller wasn’t sure of the exact location. The information was transferred to SIFC, but the RP hung-up.

Embezzlement reported

      It was reported that in Franks Valley on the Plumas National Forest, an ex-employee embezzled money from the Mule Deer Foundation. It’s known who allegedly took the funds.

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Children left in vehicle

      In Portola in the parking lot of a business, it was reported that small children were left in a Nissan with Nevada plates. They were seen about five minutes earlier. A deputy checked the area but was unable to spot the vehicle in the vicinity.

Vandalism reported

      At the Plumas County Corrections Center, a corrections officer reported vandalism.

Fire safety concern

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported someone was riding a dirt bike up and down the hill near Keddie Ridge. The RP was concerned that the activity might start a fire. The RP hadn’t actually seen the dirt bike, only heard it. Deputies were unable to gain access to the area.

Lost person reported

      From the Soldier Meadow Campground near Chester, a caller reported that his employee was lost. The victim was enroute to the Bidwell House in Chester. The RP said the person got turned around when she went from Highway 36 to Highway 32. She was driving a Jeep and was near the Soldiers Meadow Campground. The RP was asked to hang-up with the victim and have her call 911. The CHP received the 911 and had two units enroute. But when they arrived at the area where the cell phone pinged the vehicle wasn’t there. They tried to contact the victim multiple times and there was no answer. Eventually they contacted her and her Jeep. The victim got back on Highway 89 and was on her way to Chester.

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Road hazard reported

      Eastbound on Highway 70 near Rush Creek Road in the Feather River Canyon, a caller reported some sort of large object was blocking the lane. The caller had to swerve to miss it. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Suspicious person reported

      A law enforcement unit reported a suspicious man near Builders Supply in Chester. They attempted to contact the suspect and he took off running toward Collins Lumber. The suspect had a shaved head and was wearing a flannel shirt and jeans. The officers were on foot near the hardware store and a deputy was unable to find the suspect.

Someone’s upset

      In Quincy, a caller said that someone was screaming and throwing things. It was unknown if anything physical or if there were any weapons involved. A deputy and a sergeant were unable to find anyone involved but continued to BOLO for the suspect.

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Tuesday, Aug. 24

Theft reported

      In Greenville, a RP reported that on the previous day with an escort service, she discovered that PG&E had subcontracted with a logging company to set up a log deck on her property and was removing trees. The RP wanted contact from a deputy to report the theft of trees. The deputy said it is a civil issues.

Ongoing problem reported

      In Delleker, a caller reported that his parents stole his crutches and that it was an ongoing problem in that they kept taking his things. The all live together. A deputy said that everyone was counseled. The crutches were misplaced not stolen.

Tree burning

      On the West Shore of Lake Almanor on a dirt road near Osprey Loop, a caller reported that a tree was burning. The RP was concerned because of the wind. The information was transferred to the USFS.

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HAZMAT spill reported

      In Keddie, CAL OES reported a HAZMAT spill by Union Pacific Railroad. Sixty gallons of diesel fuel were spilled. Waterways or storms drains were not impacted. Environmental Health notified by the Office of Emergency Services. A deputy contact UP employees and learned the spill actually happened in Virgilia. A deputy was enroute to that location. The deputy was unable to find any UP crews in the Virgilia area or at the spill site.

BBQ reported

      In Quincy, a caller reported that someone’s barbeque was smoking excessively, and no one was attending it. It was learned that it was attended when Quincy Fire Department responded.

Squatters reported

      In the Alta Camp Road area near Greenville, a caller reported seeing squatters during their escort into the community. The caller said that several people broke into some apartments and were living there. The RP asked to speak to a deputy. A deputy said there was no evidence that anyone was living in the units.

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Harassment reported

      In the Twain area, a caller said that a known man was harassing her and took apart her water line in her yard. The caller asked that a deputy contact her. The deputy left a message but later was able to give the RP the proper civil procedure information.

Hot spot reported

      Near Twain, a caller reported seeing a hot spot on the ridge in the forest above Crystal Springs Trailer Park. The RP saw smoke only. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Flareup near Canyon Dam

      On Highway 89 about five miles south of Highway 36, a caller reported seeing a fire flare up. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

 

Spot fire noted

      In the area of Hutcheson Camp at Bucks Lake, a caller reported a spot fire near the Hutchesons Group Camp. The RP saw smoke. The information was transferred to the USFS. A caller also reported a fire in the same area of the group camp at the Bucks Lake Dam. That information was also transferred to the USFS.

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Vehicle missing

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported that his Jeep Wrangler was stolen from that area Aug. 4. The caller said he left his vehicle at that location during the Dixie Fire evacuations. The caller was turned over to the CHP. They had a unit enroute from Rush Creek.

Disturbance reported

      In Delleker, two calls came in that reported a man was causing problems at his parents’ house.

Bear goes to town

      In Chester, a caller reported that a large bear was running along the street on Watson and First streets. Then it went into someone’s yard. It wasn’t being aggressive. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife.

Monday, Aug. 23

Vandalism reported

      In the Taylorsville area, a caller said her parents were evacuated but her dad drove through the roadblock the previous day to see his house. He was concerned that someone was either living there or it was vandalized. A deputy spoke to the RP. There was no vandalism. The father apparently has dementia and was trying to get home. The deputy said more patrol checks would take place.

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Missing person reported

      From Quincy, a caller said her 20-year-old daughter was missing from the Feather River College campus. She was to meet with a friend for the weekend. She was last seen the previous Friday when she was meeting with a guy she met on Instagram. The RP knew that person’s name. She did not have a vehicle. A deputy was attempting to ping her phone. She is listed as a missing person.

Another fire reported

      On Highway 89 north of Greenville’s Haun Creek, a caller reported a fire on the side of the road north of Greenville and near the creek. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Tough times for all

      In Quincy, a caller reported that when a Red Cross worker washed the table off, she got her radio wet. The caller insisted on speaking to a deputy. The deputy attempted to contact the RP and left a voicemail. The case was closed pending contact with the RP.

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Pump stolen

      On Oakland Camp Road near Quincy, a caller reported the theft of a commercial trash pump valued at $500.

Flareup reported

      On Old Haun Road near Greenville, a caller reported a flareup fire next to the road near Highway 89 north of Greenville. A second call was reported. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Someone burning weeds

      Near Commercial Street in Portola, a caller reported receiving second-hand information that a man was burning weeds in an alley. Beckwourth Fire Department was paged, and they checked the area.

Hot spots reported

      On Old Haun Road in Greenville, a caller reported hot spots and a tree on fire in the ground. The caller learned there were fire trucks in the area. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Theft reported

      In Portola, a caller reported the theft of a fuel tank and a toolbox out of his truck. The RP said it occurred Aug. 21. And that he had contacted his insurance company but required a report.

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Flareup noticed

      On Warner Valley Road near Chester, a caller reported that a large tree was on fire on her property. It was very windy, and she was concerned it would spread to other unburned trees. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Nowhere to go

      At an address toward Lake Almanor, a caller said there was a squatter at a location with a late model pickup with a horse trailer. The caller said there were two horses on the property and a woman. Mill Valley law enforcement checked, and the woman was an evacuee camping. She said she had nowhere to go and couldn’t go to the shelter because she has the horses.

Someone cutting trees

      In Greenville, a caller reported seeing a suspicious person on her property cutting trees down when she was escorted into view her property. The RP thought the person worked for PG&E. The RP asked to speak to a deputy. The deputy was unable to reach the RP.

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More hot spots reported

      On Highway 89 at Canyon Dam near Lake Almanor, a caller reported seeing hot spots in the area. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Another call about fires

      A caller reported a flareup at Canyon Dam. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Fire spotted

      On Highway 70 near Crystal Springs RV Park, a caller reported seeing smoke in the area in the forest. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Looters suspected

      On Wagon Road near Chester, a caller reported that there was a suspicious vehicle at the neighbors. The neighbors were home, and the RP was concerned about looters. A Tiburon law enforcement unit was enroute from Greenville. The Mill Valley and Tiburon officers confirmed the person had permission to be there.

Theft reported

      In Quincy, a caller reported her jewelry box was stolen. A deputy learned it was misplaced.

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Smoke reported

      On Butterfly Road near Keddie, a caller reported seeing the smoke in the area. It was the ignition point of the Fly Fire. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Suspicious situation

      In Quincy, a caller reported there was a suspicious vehicle parked on his property. The RP said the house was unoccupied for the moment, but it looked like someone might be living there. A deputy attempted to contact the registered owner of the vehicle and left a voicemail. The deputy did contact the RP and the vehicle was moved from the property.

School camera messed with

      In Chester at the elementary school, it was reported a Honda was spotted and two women were on a ladder messing with the security cameras. Law enforcement units were unable to find anything suspicious or the vehicle in the area.

Bike stolen

      In Quincy, a caller reported that a hot wheels bike with training wheels was stolen. A deputy said it was a civil issue and contacted everyone involved was provided with civil procedures.

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Assault reported

      In Quincy, it was reported that a specific man was on some property. A caller said there was an argument, and he was shoved, and his phone stepped on by two men. No one wanted to press charges, but the original person seen on the property was issued a trespass from there.

Another spot fire

      At the Last Chance Campground near Chester, a caller reported seeing a spot fire in the forest. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Sunday, Aug. 22

Driver ignores sign

      On North Valley and Williams Valley roads in the Greenville area, a caller reported the driver of a pickup went past the road closed sign and went up Williams Valley Road. A deputy checked the area but didn’t locate the vehicle.

Juvenile issues

      In Quincy, a caller requested that a deputy counsel her daughter over stealing money. A deputy counseled the young teen.

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Getting paperwork back

      In Chilcoot, an RP said he was trying to get his property back from his neighbor. He said she lived in her pickup and thought she was in the area in another trailer. He said she had his vehicle registration and paperwork in her truck. A deputy said it was a civil matter between the two. He supplied the proper civil procedures.

Building remains smoking

      In Greenville, the remains of Nellz Towne Pump were seen smoking. Someone said the locks would have to be cut to access the building. The information was transferred to incident command.

Another flareup spotted

      On Warner Valley Road near Chester, a caller reported a flareup about 50 feet in size just passed above the addressed. The information was transferred to the UFS and the west zone incident command.

Weapon missing

      In Meadow Valley, it was reported that a 357 Ruger LOR was missing from the RP’s safe. It was unknown when the theft occurred. A deputy said the RP didn’t have any information on the weapon or if it was actually missing or stolen. The RP was to check the residence and get paperwork on the firearm.

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Spot fire reported

      On Forgay Road near Greenville, it was reported that a spot fire was seen, and a residence was nearby. A Solano County law enforcement officer said it was about 50 yards from the structure and a tree and was starting on the ground. Indian Valley and Crescent Mills fire departments were notified. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command. The Office of Emergency Services was also notified. The fire reached a couple treetops. The structure was a barn. It was reported that fire units could handle it.

Check point ignored

      At the Arlington and Genesee road checkpoint, law enforcement reported that someone in a Dodge Journey ran it. Another officer was responding. It was known who the driver might be. The information was transferred to the CHP. The driver was escorted out of the area and has memory/dementia complications.

Fire in the Canyon

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      On the Old Utah Construction Road and Highway 70 near Belden in the Feather River Canyon, smoke was reported by the CHP. A caller reported a small area of smoke there. While on the phone, the caller said assistance was no longer needed. He located firefighters in the area.

Dump flares up

      On highways A13 and 36 near Chester, a caller reported a flareup at the green waste dump area. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Downed tree

      In an area of the Feather River Canyon where smoke was just reported, a caller reported a downed tree that was on fire. The USFS was on scene. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Smoke reported

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported seeing smoke in the area south of North Valley Road. The information was transferred to the USFS.

More fire seen

      At the Pine Aire Motel on Highway 70 going toward the Feather River Canyon, a caller reported seeing smoke but didn’t see any flames. The information was transferred to the USFS.

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Looking for mom

      A caller said her mother texted her that she was evacuated from the Taylorsville area. She was on the Beckwourth-Genesee Road and the RP thought she was going to a shelter in Portola or camping. The RP said they were communicating through a satellite phone. Law enforcement from San Mateo was to BOLO for the woman’s 2020 Chevy Colorado. They contacted the woman at her place, and she said she wouldn’t be leaving.

Fire reported

      On Highway 89 near Greenville, a caller reported that a tree was on fire. It wasn’t in the roadway. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Chain dragged

      Eastbound on Highway 70 near Portola, the CHP reported that a vehicle was dragging a chain and it was sparking. The vehicle was pulling a trailer. Someone called and said the driver turned around and was heading toward Beckwourth. The information was transferred to the CHP. A deputy reported that the chain problem was fixed.

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Saturday, Aug.  21

Domestic violence reported

      At a business in Quincy, a caller reported that his sister was involved in a domestic violence situation earlier. The RP said she had bruises on her arms and chest. The RP said they were at the store and the suspect wasn’t there. They would wait there.

Hair gets pulled

      In Quincy, a caller reported that her brother pulled her hair following an argument. The RP was in the residence and he was outside. No weapons were involved. Both people are HBD. The RP said she needed to go to the hospital. A deputy said that only medical assistance was needed. The RP was being transported to Plumas District Hospital.

Getting moved around

      A caller reported said she was evacuated to Chester from Greenville where her residence burned. She was then evacuated to Susanville and then on to St. Mary’s in Reno. She said she wasn’t at a shelter in Reno.  Another woman was supposed to have her keys and her vehicle. The vehicle was loaded with all of her belongings and medication. The other woman was supposed to take the vehicle to her but said she couldn’t because Highway 395 was closed. When it reopened and the RP requested that the other woman return her vehicle and belongings. The RP tried to contact the woman and couldn’t. That woman lived in Chester. A deputy contacted the woman with the vehicle, and she was unaware that the road had opened. She would take the vehicle to the RP.

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Fire reported

      Eleven miles up Warner Valley Road near Chester, flames were reported at 15 feet high. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Unsafe gasoline storage

      In the Spring Garden area, someone reported that his neighbor was storing four gas cans in a vacant lot above his residence. The RP was concerned because of current conditions. A deputy left a voicemail for the RP.

Suspect trespassed

      In Portola, it was reported that a man was harassing a reporting party. He left the house and had the RP’s grandson in his Ford with him and was possibly driving recklessly. No deputy was available in Portola. The RP called back and said the suspect returned to her house when she was away. She asked to speak to a deputy. The RP called again and said the suspect returned twice and said he could anytime since there weren’t any deputies around. She also threatened to shoot him if he came into the residence again. A deputy watched a video of the suspect speeding up and down the street and yelling at the RP. He was trespassed from the property and the RP was given civil procedure information.

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Large flames seen

      On Highways 89 and 147 at Canyon Dam, a caller reported a spot fire next to the highway. The RP said the flames were really large and several vehicles were in the area. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command, and the CHP. CalFire was on scene and the fire was under control.

More fire

      In Warner Valley near Chester, someone reported a fire about 50 feet from the roadway. It was getting close to the canopy. The RP advised that residents called a few hours earlier but hadn’t seen any fire personnel in the area. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Another fire reported

      On the Beckwourth-Genesee Road, a caller reported there was no structure protection in the area. The RP was worried that firefighters wouldn’t know there was a residence in the area. The RP wasn’t on scene but wanted to pass on the information to the USFS.

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Suspicious squirrel reported

      In Portola, a caller reported a squirrel that might have been drugged. The apartment owners recently sprayed for ants in the area. The RP said the squirrel was groggy and she could walk right up to it. She was provided with the number for fish and wildlife. The RP called back and said they didn’t handle squirrel problems.

Scam reported

      In Delleker, a caller reported being scammed by someone claiming to be Publishers Clearing House. The RP lost $1,350. No deputy was in position to respond.

Catfish Beach Road fire

      On the north side of Highway 36 near Chester, a caller reported a flareup 40 feet from the roadway under a tree near Catfish Beach Road. While on the phone, the RP said the flames went out and it was just smoldering. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Fire in meadow

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      In a meadow near Lake Almanor and First Avenue in Chester, a caller reported spot fires behind the airport. The information was transferred to SIFC, incident command and the USFS.

Pallets thrown at Lovers Leap

      At Lovers Leap on Bucks Lake Road near Quincy, a caller said that several males were throwing pallets over the cliff. The RP said that six or seven males were involved. A second report came in from a woman who said several males and one female were piling up crates. She thought it was a fire hazard. She had a description of a vehicle at the location and its license number. A large bonfire was reported one mile before Snake Lake Bridge at Lovers Leap. Meadow Valley Fire Department was paged. The information was transferred to the USFS. A deputy said the people were gone and the fire department was to handle the situation.

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Stolen vehicle reported

      In Quincy at a business, a caller said someone stole her vehicle while she was in the business. The RP said the keys were in it and it was gone when she returned. The CHP said the dark green Sportage was entered into the system. There was a BOLO out for it.

Potential danger reported

      Westbound on Bucks Lake Road and Silver Lake Road,, a caller said that someone in a Ram 1500 was dragging chains to his boat trailer. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Threats reported

      In the Blairsden area, a caller said a man took her cell phone and threated her after she took pictures of his mining claim at Jamison Creek. The RP said she followed then to an address in Plumas Pines. No deputy was in the area, but later a deputy checked for the cell phone location.

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Vehicle located

      In Cromberg, a caller said a Kia Sportage was abandoned on his property. The driver door was ajar, and no one was around. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Smoke reported

      On Pecks Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported smoke near a residence possibly on Williams Creek. The RP couldn’t see flames just smoke started to rise. The information was transferred to the USFS. Indian Valley and Crescent Mills fire departments were also paged. The information was transferred to incident command.

Everything reported

      On old Arlington Road in Indian Valley, someone reported seeing a smoldering stump. It was about 150 feet from a residence. The information was transferred to the USFS.

 Friday, Aug. 20

Lights a problem

      In the Delleker Pond area, a caller reported that he could see two people flashing lights toward a residence. The RP requested extra patrol checks in the area. A deputy checked and couldn’t find anything suspicious, but he noticed multiple water district employees working late.

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Looting suspected

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported to the National Guard at a checkpoint there might be possible looters in that area. A deputy checked a resident and was unable to locate any looting.

Quad stolen

      On Wolf Creek Road in Greenville, a caller reported that a quad was stolen from his place. It was entered into the system, but then a deputy located it at an address on Highway 89. It was returned to the owner and the vehicle removed from the system.

Vehicle parked on the road

      On the Beckwourth Loyalton Road, a caller reported that a vehicle, a Honda, was parked in the middle of the road. The RP said it didn’t look like it was crashed. No one was around it. The caller lost service before more information on the vehicle could be gathered. The information was transferred to the CHP.

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Fire behind cabins

      On Warner Valley Road near Chester, a caller reported a fire 11.5 miles from Highway 36 on the south side. RP couldn’t see the fire but could hear it behind the cabins at Lee Camp. The information was transferred to SIFC and incident command.

Assisting National Guard

      At Indian Falls on Highway 70, a request to assist the National Guard with a disturbance came in. They were attempting to locate a suspect. Two men were contacted and told to go to work on getting a pass to enter a particular area.

Number compromised

      In Blairsden, a caller reported receiving a scam call the previous day. The scam call showed up at the Clio Post Office and she was told that her social security number was compromised. She didn’t provide any specific information and lost no money.

Theft attempt reported

      In Chester, a caller reported that someone attempted to steal his 12-foot utility trailer while he was evacuated. A deputy contacted the RP and learned that someone tampered with the trailer. A deputy said it was suspicious, but no damage or crime occurred.

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Attempted cane theft noted

      In Portola at a business, the caller said a custom cane was accidentally left in the store and the person who was standing behind him stole it. He said it had a silver eagle on top and his name was carved into it. An employee had the incident on the store’s video. The RP was standing by at the store.

Pickup speeding

      On La Porte Road and Highway 70 near Quincy, a caller reported that the driver of a four-door white truck was seen passing on the wrong side of the road. He was also driving at approximately 90 mph coming off La Porte Road. The RP said the driver just turned left onto Highway 70 and was driving toward Quincy. The information was transferred to the CHP.

Three spot fires noted

      At Mount Jura near Taylorsville, three spot fires on the Taylorsville side of Mt. Jura were reported. The RP said the fires crested over the ridge. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

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Smokestack reported

      Near Chester, a caller reported seeing a smokestack on the north side of the causeway, approximately one to two miles north. Dispatch attempted to contact incident command and got no answer and couldn’t leave a message.

Campfire reported

      At the Snag Lake Campground near Portola, it was reported that two men with a Chevy pickup had a campfire. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Trash a problem

      Near Quincy, a caller was concerned about the neighbors’ trash. It was scattered all over their property and was also on the RP’s land. A deputy contacted the RP and provided information for code enforcement.

Lost work iPad

      Near Caribou Road and Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon, a PG&E employee lost an iPad on the roadway while working. The RP checked the area and was unable to locate it. The RP needed a report for work purposes. A deputy contacted the RP, but no further assistance was needed. He figured out that it was with his partner.

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Problems over a boat

      On the east shore of Lake Almanor, a caller reported that he was attempting to pick up his dad’s boat, that now belongs to the RP, but his brother wouldn’t allow him to take it. The suspect might have a firearm, but the RP hadn’t seen it. The RP was sitting in his vehicle and was separated from his brother. The Santa Cruz Police Department were enroute from Greenville. A deputy said the men were separated and civil procedures were explained.

Woman throwing weeds

      In Cromberg, a caller reported that a woman who was possibly HBD was throwing weeks into his pasture toward his cow. When he confronted her she yelled and cussed at him. No weapons were involved. The woman was wearing a sports bra, was carrying a shirt. She left going down Old Cromberg Road on foot. The RP requested contact with the deputy. The deputy said no crime occurred.

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Spot fire reported

      A caller reported a small spot fire between the airport and Chester on the lake side and near First Avenue. The caller could see someone with a vehicle there trying to put it out. The information was transferred to SIFC.

Another fire reported

      At Canyon Dam and Highways 89 and 147, a caller reported a flareup with about four trees involved. The information was transferred to the USFS.

More fire seen

      On the Graeagle to Johnsville Road near Blairsden, a caller reported that some people in a campground have a campfire. Graeagle Fire Department spoke to the manager who said they were putting in a no fire ban for the park starting the next day. The campers were also contacted and asked to put out the fire.

Bear goes to FRC

      In Quincy at the Feather River College apartments, a caller reported that a bear was hanging around and that it was an on-going occurrence. The RP was provided with a number for fish and wildlife.

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Flareup noted

      On Warner Valley Road near Chester, a caller reported a flare up 1.5 miles from Highway 36. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Another fire seen

      On Highway 36 between Highway 32 and Chester, a caller reported a large spot fire halfway to Chester from Highway 32 on the north side of Highway 36,

Near-miss reported

      Westbound on Bucks Lake Road and Rock Creek Road, an emergency services person reported a possible drunk driver in a Dodge pickup. The driver was going at a high rate of speed and swerving. The pickup almost went head on with the emergency vehicle. The information was transferred to the CHP. A deputy checked the area from the Ten Two and spoke with the emergency vehicle driver. The suspect possibly turned off into Meadow Valley. The deputy continued to check that area.

Thursday, Aug. 19

Burglary reported

      On River Bend Way in the Lake Almanor area, a caller reported that someone went into the house and took gas and alcohol. The RP said no one was in the residence and had checked everywhere.

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CHP following vehicle

      On Bucks Lake Road, a sergeant reported a car stop but then they were following it to Plumas District Hospital because someone in the car had been run over.

Fight reported

      In Quincy, a caller reported a fight with her husband, and he left with their young child. The RP said he HBD and was also possibly under the influence of a controlled substance. No weapons were involved. A deputy requested medical for the RP because she’d been hit in the eye. The deputy reported the RP was extremely intoxicated and hard to understand. The RP said the suspect struck the RP. When she woke up she fell back to sleep again. She was very uncooperative and wanted nothing to do with the medics. She said she only wanted her child back. Due to the uncooperativeness of the RP, the deputy was unable to report a crime and would need to follow up with the suspect at a later date. The deputy attempted to contact the man but didn’t get an answer. The RP called again and wanted to talk to the deputy because the child still wasn’t home. She called again and this time requested medical help because she was having difficulty breathing. An emergency support person said the RP was refusing contact and wouldn’t come outside. She called 911 yet again. She said that she refused medical care and wouldn’t provide anything but her first name. A sergeant said that day shift would have to follow up. The woman was contacted, and she refused assistance. A roommate called to say she left but didn’t know which direction she went.

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Fox reported

      On Hideaway Road in Greenville, law enforcement called about an injured baby fox. The officer thought it was the same one from the previous day. The fox was lying in the roadway and would have a cone next to it.

Bear discovered

      Near Virgilia, a small bear was sitting under a cedar tree. The RP didn’t know if it was injured or not. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife.

Fire time again

      On Highway 89 north of the Greenville near the campground, a caller reported two smoldering logs next to the roadway on the left side. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Smoke on ridge

      From North Valley Road in Greenville, a caller reported a flare up about halfway to Keddie Ridge. No flames were seen just smoke. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Scam reported

      In Meadow Valley, a caller reported receiving multiple scam calls from someone claiming to have a warrant for their arrest. They were told they needed to take money out of the bank for bail. The RP had the phone number and provided it. He said he was in back of the courthouse waiting for the people. No funds were lost.

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Foot pursuit reported

      In Portola, a deputy reported being in a foot pursuit with a known man. The man was wearing his hat backwards and had a sandwich. A deputy was unable to locate him.

Another warrant scam reported

      In Portola, a caller requested a number for the sheriff’s office to report fraud. The RP was told not to call 911 to get phone numbers. The RP provided a name and location and said she would call the administrative line. The RP said she thought it was a scam when a woman called and said there was a warrant out for her arrest from Texas. The caller wanted to know how much money she had in her account. The individual was also told that she shouldn’t be driving without someone with her who was a licensed driver. The RP provided an AMT number but not bank information. She also provided her name and address. The woman on the scam call provided two different ID badge numbers. The RP said she was still concerned there was a warrant out for her and thought it might be a good idea to contact someone in Texas although she had only driven through that state 25 years ago. The RP was advised never to give out personal information and to block that number.

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Fire near the house

      On Smithneck Road near Portola, a caller reported a fire near her house. The RP said it was approximately 20 feet and some people were trying to put it out. The information was transferred to Sierra County.

Concerned about looters

      In Greenville, the National Guard at a checkpoint said a woman was concerned about looters in the area. During the night she heard voices.

Piles smoldering

      On Highway 36 near Chester at the Saint Bernard Lodge, a caller reported a few smoldering piles. The information was transferred to the USFS and incident command.

Driver blows roadblock

      At North Valley and Nelson near Greenville, the National Guard reported that a vehicle blew through the roadblock. It was a white pickup with a camper shell, but then it was removed. The driver did this many times during the past week and has been contacted by a deputy. It was thought he was enroute to Diamond Mountain Road.

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Bonfire reported

      In Crescent Mills, a caller reported that his neighbor was having a small bonfire. He didn’t know how high the flames were. Indian Valley and Crescent Mills fire departments were notified. An Indian Valley volunteer reported the homeowner was using the fire to boil water. The homeowner was advised to put it out once the water was hot.

Bear noted

      Near Quincy, a caller said that a very large bear was sitting in the middle of the road. The RP said she and others have tried to scare it off the road, but it won’t move. The information was transferred to fish and wildlife.

Suspicious things at museum

      Someone from the National Guard said a man was at the roadblock requesting a deputy at the Indian Valley Museum. The RP advised there was something about a burglary and dispatch was unable to copy the radio traffic. The information was given to a deputy. No crime was committed. The RP said they were cleaning out the museum to move the items to a safer place.

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Wednesday, Aug. 18

Vandalism reported

      In Vinton, a caller reported that someone was trying to get into her place. She said the screen on the dining room window was ripped and someone was also pounding on the side of the house. A deputy said it was a suspicious situation only. The umbrella ripped the screen due to high winds. The wind also made the noises she heard.

Burglary reported

      In Indian Falls, an RP was calling to inquire about the area and when they would be allowed to return to secure their property. The RP also asked to speak to a detective regarding the possibility that someone broke into his home. A deputy said the residence was destroyed in the fire. The door had been kicked in and he secured it as good as he could.

Burglary suspected

      On the West Shore of Lake Almanor, a caller reported a possible burglary. The side door to his garage was kicked in. The information was given to a deputy. Nothing appeared to be taken and the door was possibly opened for fire protection.

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Flare up reported

      On North Arm Road near Greenville, a caller reported a flare up on the mountain near Beardsley Grade. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Fire on the ridge

      Near Keddie, a caller reported he could see a plume of smoke on the mountain ridge. He thought it was about three miles up. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Fire hazard reported

      In Portola, an RP reported that a mini excavator was working in the dry brush doing some work and it was smoking. Beckwourth Fire Department was paged. The area was clear.

Another fire reported

      On Highway 70 seven miles east of the Greenville Wye on the south side of the highway, a caller reported seeing a small plume of smoke on the mountain. The information was transferred to the USFS.

Burglary reported

      In Crescent Mills, a caller reported that some donations were stolen from the hotel and loaded into a van. The RP said the owners of the local market tracked down the van and returned the donations. The RP said that the owners were trespassing on her property.

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Missing person reported

      In Graeagle, an RP reported a missing person. The last contact with the woman was that morning. She was visiting her mother in this area. The RP was the missing person’s husband. He said among other issues she was mentally unstable. He gave a possible clothing description and said that her foot has three broken bones in it. She was wearing an ankle wrap and couldn’t walk very far. He said he searched for her in the Gold Lake Road area and didn’t find her. She is driving a Jeep. A deputy said the Claremont Police Department was going to try to contact the woman. She was entered into the missing persons’ database. The information was transferred to the CHP to BOLO.

More fire information

      In the Taylorsville area, a caller reported a fire. The RP was the same person who ran the roadblock and was talking to a deputy. The RP said it was in the Henchman Ravine and Fir Ford Road area. The information was transferred to the USFS. A deputy and another officer were enroute to notify the evacuated area.

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Tuesday, Aug. 17

Interesting trip

      In Quincy, an RP said that he was awake last night and noticed a light that appeared to be a string of Christmas lights that were in the shape of a 10 to 15-foot tower. He looked away to deal with a preying mantis that came in through the door and when he looked back the lights were gone. They reappeared in a southwesterly direction from downtown.

Smoke seen

      On Bucks Lake Road, a caller said he could see smoke near Sundew, but no fire. The information was transferred to the USFS. A second caller reported the same.

Open door discovered

      In Chester, a deputy reported finding an open door at a residence. Special law enforcement units were enroute to provide cover. The deputy found the residence was secure.

Theft reported

      In Quincy, an RP reported the theft of her son’s razor scooter and a minibike. The RP said she knew who took them and knew  about where she lived. The property was returned, and the RP was provided with the proper civil procedures.

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Burglary reported

      In Portola, an RP said he just bought a house. When he went into the house by the front door, he noticed that someone had broken in through the back door. The RP said he checked the house and didn’t think anyone was inside. He asked to speak to a deputy about it.

Another burglary

      In Chilcoot, it was reported that someone broke into a storage space. The RP was on scene and was waiting for a deputy.

Possible fire reported

      In Quincy, the CHP reported third party information for a possible fire near a trailer park off Highway 70. The information was already passed on to the USFS. Quincy Fire Department was paged. They were unable to locate a fire.

More fire

      On Sennett Drive in Crescent Mills, a caller reported that a log was on fire. Crescent Mills and Indian Valley fire departments were paged. Someone put out the fire with some hand tools and a garden hose.

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Target shooting

      On Old Mill Pond Road in the Cromberg area, a caller reported that people were target shooting in an unsafe area across from her. She said they’d been there for about 20 minutes with cars parked down in the wooded area. A deputy didn’t find anyone shooting anywhere in that area.

Another through a roadblock

      Near Nelson in the Greenville area, the National Guard said a white pickup blew through the roadblock. They knew who the driver was. A sergeant contacted the man in the evacuation zone a week before and was told to leave and not return.

Problems at the skate park

      In Quincy, a caller said her daughter called her from the skate park and said a lady was there trying to jump her. A deputy said that two juveniles were arguing and were separated. They were leaving the area.

Tree on fire

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      At Hudson and Second streets in Greenville, special law enforcement officers reported a single tree flare up. The information was transferred to the USFS and passed on to the Indian Valley Fire Department.

Fire of a different sort

      In Graeagle, a caller reported an electrical fire at his residence at his electrical box. Graeagle Fire Department was paged.

Cooler hot

      In Portola, smoke was reported. A store manager said the smoke was in the evaporative cooler. Someone from a fire department said it was operator error.

All in the family

      In Portola, a caller reported that her sister threatened her over a text message. She threatened to shoot her if she same around. There were family issues over the father’s illness. The RP was currently in another state. A deputy said they threatened each other, and the information was on file. The proper civil procedures were provided.

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Assault reported

      On Highway 70 in Chilcoot, a caller reported a disturbance with her friend and her husband trying to take their child from him. The call was disconnected. When dispatch attempted to call back there was no answer. The RP called back and said the man was now outside sitting in a Toyota with the baby. She said the man pushed both her and her friend. They were separated and no weapons were involved. All the people were HBD. The suspect was transported to another residence. There was no information on who had the baby.

Monday, Aug. 16

Smoking something odd

      At the North Shore Campground, an RP said there was a man who was smoking something from a black tube and was harassing people. He was telling people to pay him camp fees. A sergeant and special officer were unable to find him.

Goes through without permission

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      At a check point on North Valley Road near Greenville, the driver of a Chevy went through the check point after being denied access. Deputies and special officers BOLOed for the man and didn’t find him.

Bicyclist disobeys rules

      At Pioneer Road near Greenville, a caller reported that a person ran the roadblock. He was wearing a long black sweater and was riding a bicycle. A deputy found the man on the Highway 89 grade. It was a transient. No name was obtained. The man turned around to leave the area.

People harassing firefighters

      On North Arm Road near Greenville, a caller reported that some people on ATVs were harassing firefighters. A fire chief reported the incident. A deputy and special law enforcement responded. They spoke to the firefighters and were unable to find the offenders but were continuing to BOLO.

Disturbance reported

      In Quincy, a caller said a woman was causing a disturbance while outside taking things from her son’s vehicle. A special law enforcement officer said they agreed to keep the peace.

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Another disturbance noted

      In Quincy, it was reported that a woman left a location in her vehicle and then parked in the handicapped designated area at the housing authority. She stood outside filming the staff with her phone. She was given a trespass warning and left the area.

Known man runs roadblock

      On North Valley Road near Greenville, a caller reported a man ran a check point enroute to Diamond Mountain Road. A deputy and San Mateo law enforcement located the man and escorted him out of the area.

Spot fire turned in

      In the area known as the flats in Greenville, an RP reported a possible spot fire. The RP was referred to Plumas fire dispatch. A second call came in a little later.

Home threatened

      In Greenville at Higby and Hudson streets, animal control reported a spot fire threatening a home. The fire was getting into the trees. Fire was responding and it was extinguished.

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Babies rescued

      On Williams Valley Road a half mile north of North Valley Road near Greenville, an RP said he could meet someone at the intersection of the roads. He said he rescued three baby squirrels. He said he’s part of a PG&E tree cleanup crew. He was told they would attempt to find someone through animal control to assist with the babies.

Disturbance reported

      In Quincy, it was reported that someone was refusing to pay for service for the treatment of a cat. A deputy said the man was trespassed from the business.

Welfare check requested

      On the Lake Almanor Peninsula, an RP requested a welfare check on his father who hadn’t been heard from for about 10 days. He was sheltering in place on the Peninsula. The RP was told his father was okay.

Phone stolen

      In Quincy, a caller said her son stole a cell phone and wrecked the house. He was last seen walking down Mansell Street and was possibly HBD. A sergeant said he wasn’t around. A caller said he saw the male throw a duffle bag after the sergeant drove by.

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Unattended bonfire

      On Foothill Way in Quincy, a caller said the neighbor had a large unattended bonfire. Quincy Fire Department was paged but didn’t respond. Someone from the USFS said there was no bonfire but a small amount of smoke in the area possibly from a bonfire. Incoming units were canceled.

More spot fires

      Off Highway 89 at Crescent Mills, a caller said she could see three spot fires behind her residence. The information was transferred to the USFS.