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Sheriff’s Blotter Dec. 11: Slippery roads cause spinouts and crashes

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 Dec. 11

December 11

Quick stop

12:13 a.m. Belden. A caller reports a vehicle accident into rock. No injuries but airbags were deployed. The vehicle is blocking the lane. The call was transferred to CHP.

Semi blocks traffic 

2:08 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports his semi-truck is jackknifed across both lanes of Hwy 70 just east of Hwy 89 and the back end is in a ditch. There are no injuries. The call was transferred to CHP. 2:12 a.m. A second caller reported a semi-truck is blocking both lanes of traffic. Multiple cars were attempting to go around the semi and one vehicle slid into the ditch.

The air we take for granted

4:39 a.m. Delleker. A caller requests assistance with her oxygen tank due to her power being out. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged. 4:57 a.m. The caller recontacted via 911 and yelled that she will die if no one comes to help her. She was advised that the Fire Dept. is on the way. 5:12 a.m. Eastern Plumas Fire advised they set up four oxygen tanks for the caller. Assistance complete.

Road delay

7:50 a.m. Delleker. A caller reports a road hazard. Caltrans plow truck is stuck in a ditch in front of her residence. The caller said no ambulance is needed; the driver is out of the vehicle and there are no injuries. The call was transferred to CHP.


10:18 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests Fire for traffic control only. No medical is needed. Quincy Fire was paged. 10:25 a.m. CHP recontacted to advise multiple spinouts. CHP advised vehicle spinout into a CHP patrol vehicle and requested a deputy response. 10:37 a.m. CHP requested Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire for eastbound traffic hold at the Greenville Wye. Quincy Fire units to stage at Keddie to hold westbound traffic. 10:38 a.m. Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire paged. 11:33 a.m. CHP advised the roadway is clear.

Spinning and stuck

11 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a spinout. They are stuck in a snow bank. There are no injuries. They are in a grey Toyota Corolla with 3 occupants. The information was sent to CHP.

Car wreck

Noon Cromberg. A caller reports a car accident with two vehicles, a semi-truck vs. a passenger car. The caller advised the semi is on top of her vehicle. The caller confirmed no injuries. No medical is needed. The caller was transferred to CHP. 1:47 p.m. A deputy advised the roadway is clear. CHP to handle. No further assistance is needed.

Smaller wreck

12:51 p.m. Loyalton. A caller reports an ATV hit her parked vehicle and then fled the scene. The caller requested a deputy response. The caller was transferred to Sierra County.

A question of dog

5:32 p.m. Chester. A caller reports her husband’s ex-girlfriend came to her house and tried to take her husband’s dog. The subject was named. The subject left the residence and did not take the dog. The caller requested a call back from a deputy. 5:53 p.m. A Sgt. advised no crime. The information is on file.

Group effort

8:41 p.m. Portola. A caller requests an ambulance for an unresponsive 60-year-old female. The subject was not breathing, but the caller rolled the subject on to her side and heard breathing noises slightly. The call was transferred to EPHC. 8:43 p.m. Paged EP Fire and EPHC ambulance. 9:09 p.m. Fire advised two doses of Narcan given and the subject is now breathing. 9:27 p.m. A request was made to see if Careflight 4 is at base and able to fly. The information was given to REMSA who will recontact. 9:32 p.m. Careflight 4 is available at base. The information was given to Fire. 10:03 p.m. The patient was transported by air.



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