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. 16-20, 2021
Expect extended travel time from Chico to Quincy
12:23 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a subject left Chico at 4:20 p.m. and no one has heard from him since. The subject is overdue, and the caller requests a phone ping to locate the victim. The phone pinged to coordinates. 5:42 a.m. No updates on the victim’s location from ATT. The phone shows no latitude or longitude coordinates. 7:11 a.m. The family contacted to report the victim has returned home.
1:06 a.m. Blairsden. A caller reports a tree fell and possibly hit a power line. The caller said she saw a large flash of light, but no sparks were seen. 1:13 a.m. Plumas Eureka Fire and Graeagle Fire were paged. 1:42 a.m. Rural Electric ETA is 30 minutes. 2:29 a.m. PE Fire advised REA is on the scene. The line is safe for now. REA will return to the line later.
Both lanes blocked
1:34 a.m. Blackhawk. A deputy advises a tree down across both lanes of the highway at Old Keddie Hwy and Blackhawk. 2:02 a.m. The deputy advised removing two trees from the roadway but located a third. 2:28 a.m. The deputy removed the trees, but Cal Trans is still needed to clean up the area.
And sparks fly
3:02 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a live downed power line in her yard blocking the driveway and sparking.
Busy, busy, busy
3:10 a.m. Lake Almanor. CHP advised a tree down across both lanes. CHP has a unit enroute from Susanville and Caltrans is aware but has an extended ETA.
3:51 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports that while looking at damage to his home from a tree falling into it, he heard three gun shots approximately 10 minutes ago, coming from the west side of his home. The caller also requests Fire be paged to come check on his home. No medical services needed. 4:03 a.m. The caller contacted saying a power line is down and sparking at Hwy. 89 and Yonkalla Trail as well as lines down at his home address. 5:33 a.m. Assistance reported as complete.
3:55 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests to speak to a deputy about ongoing issues with a subject. The caller said there are ongoing threats and verbal abuse from the subject. The caller said the subject and he had an argument earlier. The caller is now outside in his trailer but wants to return home but knows another verbal argument will take place if he goes into the residence. The female subject was named. The caller said the subject has made threats of suicide by cops in the past and the subject has a BB gun and made a statement to exit the home. 5:20 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller and the caller said he is going to stay with a friend for the night. The caller said the subject made suicide by cop statements. The subject is in the residence alone. No further assistance is needed at this time.
4:20 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a tree down into the side of the residence and a downed line. The caller is not stuck in the home, just requests Fire come check the residence. 4:47 a.m. Graeagle Fire is on the scene. 7:14 a.m. Assistance is complete.
4:22 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a downed power line and a downed pole in REA power company zone. There is no sparks or smoke, and no power to the house.
Tiki torch out of place
4:48 a.m. Greenhorn. A caller reports trees on the line and a small fire at the top of the pole, 25 miles down from Shooting Star. 4:50 a.m. Greenhorn Fire and Long Valley Fire were paged. 6:20 a.m. REA is on the scene. 7:18 a.m. REA released everyone else from the scene, they will handle from here.
5:13 a.m. Cromberg. A report was received of a tree on a line with sparking. 7:05 a.m. REA reported on the scene.
6:13 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a tree on a power line causing a fire at the corner of Miwok Trail and Pomo Trail. Graeagle Fire was paged. 9:41 a.m. Two trees and a leaning tree are on Miwok Trail, and they are not arching. The power has been off and on but when it is on the lines are arching. The info was passed on to the power company, REA.
6:45 a.m. Graeagle. A fire unit reports a transformer sparking near the intersection of Goldridge Drive and Graeagle/Johnsville Road.
Houston, we have a problem
6:53 a.m. Portola. Beckwourth Peak tower is down. For pages use Mills Peak.
7:16 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a downed tree half a mile from Clifford Gate on C Drive. The tree is possibly 24” and both lanes are blocked.
None shall pass
7:29 a.m. Quincy. A sergeant reports a tree down across the roadway on Bucks Lake Road at Riverdance.
7:49 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a pickup crashed into a telephone pole; it is unknown if there are injuries. The driver is out of the truck. The white Dodge Ram truck hit a pole. The caller will remain with the driver. 7:59 a.m. Pole 995 is sheared off with the lines down. 8 a.m. PG&E and CHP were paged. PG&E are aware and gave no ETA. Info to CHP was units think it’s a communications pole, the wires are removed from the road way and help is on the way.
Mountain life: it’s not easy
7:53 a.m. East Shore Lake Almanor. A caller needs assistance. A tree fell taking out power on Monday. AmeriGas was to deliver two days ago, now the caller is almost out. The caller wants a deputy to go to AmeriGas and tell them to deliver. 8:18 a.m. The info was given to AmeriGas via the Chester line. They will do what they can.
7:58 a.m. Crescent Mills. A deer needs to be dispatched on Arlington just north of Hwy. 89. 8:06 a.m. CHP advised no units are available. 8:14 a.m. The caller advised pushing the deer off the road. 8:44 a.m. The deer was dispatched.
We learned this last week: Check the batteries
8:01 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports the power is out and the carbon detector is going off. They are in the fifth wheel with the dog. 8:03 Quincy Fire was paged. 8:18 a.m. PG&E are aware, there is no ETA.
8:27 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a possible drunk driver in a red pickup with a black bed cover at Hwy. 89 and Lake Almanor West.
Additional hazard spotting
8:37 a.m. Prattville. A second caller reports a burgundy Dodge pickup with a male driver heading northbound on Hwy. 89 from mile marker 35 about five minutes ago near Prattville. The driver is all over the roadway, possibly intentionally swerving into her. The other caller stated probably intoxicated. 9:14 a.m. A deputy reported unable to locate the subject or vehicle.
8:49 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a juvenile bear under the bus near his property. The Fish and Wildlife phone number was provided. 9:14 a.m. A deputy reports the bear is not causing a problem. Nothing further is needed at this time.
9:12 a.m. Cromberg. A tree is blocking the eastbound lane. It is a smaller tree but too large to move by hand. The information was sent to CHP.
9:21 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a spin out across from Long Valley Resort, not blocking the roadway, a single vehicle with no injuries. The vehicle is a silver Kia Sorento.
Lean on me
9:49 a.m. Chester. A tree is leaning against the telephone line. The information was sent to Frontier.
Shelter from the storm
10:09 a.m. Quincy. Animal Control reports picking up a husky canine that is now at the shelter.
Making our beds and letting someone else lie in it
10:42 a.m. Portola. A caller reports the ex-girlfriend will not leave. The caller stated she started burning his belongings in the wood stove. She has a pellet gun, and she is talking about suicide by cop. 11:56 a.m. A sergeant reported the caller has a safe place to go and has allowed the subject to live in the residence. Civil procedures were provided.
Lost on the highway
11:35 a.m. Chester. A caller reports he has a driver stuck on Hwy. 36 but is unable to make contact and is asking for assistance. The last known location was between Hwy. 36 and Hwy 89.
12:36 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller requests a welfare check on her elderly neighbors. There are two subjects in the home. The caller has not seen their fire going and is concerned. 4:05 p.m. A deputy advised both parties are okay, but the power is out, and the phone is out. The caller was notified the deputy was able to make contact.
Jenny, is that you?
12:40 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a dog running around on Hwy. 70 near the Gold Pan Motel. The dog is a black lab that ran away from the caller when trying to pick it up. 12:45 p.m. A second caller reports the dog appears to be skittish. The info was sent to CHP and Animal Control.
No license to kill or, The poacher with lousy aim
12:47 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a silver Ford shooting a long gun, it is an unknown make. The vehicle was last seen driving around the rodeo grounds. The truck has a Christmas hat on the antenna and hood. 12:54 p.m. CHP was advised. 12:57 p.m. The caller said it is a single driver headed north on North Valley Road. CHP was informed. 1:06 p.m. The caller reports he found an injured deer and believes that the suspect shot it. He is going to wait for a deputy to arrive. The caller identified their own vehicle. 1:29 p.m. Fish and Wildlife called to get the information and reported they are in the area.
Weather’s collateral damage
2:05 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports the snow plow caused property damage to some of his metal sheets and would like to speak to a deputy. The caller was advised to contact Public Works to file a claim and/or CHP depending on what Public Works requires.
Can’t hurt to ask
2:09 p.m. Cromberg. A caller is asking for assistance with a generator. He has medical equipment and needs power. The caller was advised to contact hardware stores or an electrical company for assistance.
Hunkered down- all but the dog
2:18 p.m. Greenville. A caller requests a welfare check on a green house with a red roof. There is a dog outside and they haven’t seen the people in three days. The female resident is approximately 86 years old. 2:56 p.m. A deputy spoke to the victim who is okay, just hasn’t been out of the house.
Oh sheriff …
2:33 p.m. Twain. A caller reports that the sheriff flatbed possibly hit a green utility box at the end of the driveway and now wires are hanging out.
3:11 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a tree on the lines, and a second tree is badly leaning. He has already contacted the power company. The info was sent to CHP.
3:22 p.m. Portola. A caller said the 911 call was an accidental dial. Her phone has a virus. She seems upset and is trying to hang up the phone. She is on the bus on the way home. The phone pings to California and Fifth, in the bus. 3:36 p.m. A sergeant checked the area and was unable to locate anyone in need of assistance.
3:35 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a very large rock in the northbound lane. The caller has bad reception, and the call was lost.
Not the Post Office!
3:53 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a vehicle crashed into the Post Office. There appears to be no injuries and the driver is out of the vehicle. The info was sent to CHP. 4:04 p.m. An officer is on the scene and advised no medical is needed and requests PG&E respond to shut power off to the building. PG&E ETA is 7:47 p.m. 6:54 p.m. Assistance complete.
Spam email scam
3:59 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a spam email. She responded to it. They got access to her computer. She had to close her bank account but reports no money lost. The bank advised her to make a report. The information is on file only.
It was me!
4:10 p.m. Quincy. A caller said they caused a vehicle accident between a Ford F150 and a white Toyota Prius. No injuries are reported. Both parties are on the scene and the vehicle was moved to Bradley St. The call was transferred to CHP.
Lee Summit elevation hazard
5:22 p.m. Lee Summit. A caller reports a vehicle off the roadway that spun out on ice. It is a white pickup with an older male occupant with no injuries.
Beats a plastic hairbrush
5:47 p.m. Portola. A subject reports an argument with his mother. The subject is intoxicated. The caller said the subject is using a broken broom as a weapon. 6:28 p.m. A deputy advises it is a verbal argument between mother and son. Both parties are intoxicated. The male half is to leave the residence and stay with a friend for the night.
A tree falls in Butterfly
5:47 p.m. Twain. A caller reports a tree on power lines on Butterfly Valley/Twain Road near the Feather River pumphouse around mile marker 6-7. The information was sent to PG&E.
Left on foot but not empty-handed
6:58 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a verbal argument with a boyfriend. The caller says the subject stole money. The subject left on foot in a camo jacket and jeans. 8:03 p.m. A deputy advised it was a verbal argument only, a civil matter, and the caller was provided civil procedures and requests probation check on the suspect if located.
4:21 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests assistance. She is stuck outside in her wheelchair. The caller was trying to get wood for her fire but is stuck in the snow. 4:23 p.m. Quincy Fire was paged. 4:42 p.m. Assistance complete.
7:39 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on his elderly mother who is 80 years old. 9:41 a.m. A deputy reports the subject is okay; however, she has no power or communication and does have wood heat. The deputy requests additional welfare checks every few days.
Snowbound in Chester
7:53 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a Honda Accord off the roadway and stuck in the snow at mile marker 150 on Hwy. 36. There are no injuries.
Constructing a disturbance
11:11 a.m. Lake Almanor. A deputy received a report of a subject causing a disturbance at Womack Construction. Temporary Restraining Order procedures were provided.
Longboard practice nets similar outcome
1:14 p.m. Graeagle. A caller requests assistance for an injured knee and is at the top of the ski hill and can’t get down. The caller said he does not need an ambulance, just needs help down the hill. Search and Rescue were paged. 2:42 p.m. The patient has been transported down the hill, all units clear.
1:16 p.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports she does not have an emergency. The caller reports a social media account was making threats toward her family. The caller did not know if it was a threat or what the threat was. The caller was told to use a non-emergency line. 3:07 p.m. The caller never recontacted. The information is on file only pending further contact from the caller.
More good neighbors
1:48 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on a male subject. CPS received a referral form from the VA that the victim was feeling down, and CPS attempted to contact the victim at his residence. No one answered the door but there was a fire going and a dog inside the residence. 2:09 p.m. A deputy reports the subject is at the VA. A neighbor in the RV below the subject’s residence checks on him regularly. The deputy said the subject has gone to the VA for services and is okay.
1:56 p.m. Blairsden. A vehicle accident is reported on Hwy. 89/70 with injuries. At least 2 or 3 vehicles are involved. The information was transferred to CHP; Eastern Plumas Hospital and Graeagle Fire were paged. Multiple 911 calls were received. 3:51 p.m. All three patients were transported.
Seven years bad luck
2:26 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a known subject just broke the mirror on her friend’s car. The caller agreed to leave, and a deputy will contact her when one is available to take a report. 5:02 p.m. A sergeant spoke with the caller and advised it was a verbal argument and the caller will have the owner of the car contact our office if she would like to file a report regarding the mirror.
2:38 p.m. Quincy. CHP requests medical for a single vehicle rollover on the east side of Cemetery Hill. Plumas District Hospital and Quincy Fire were paged.
Precision and skill
3:04 p.m. Quincy. CHP Quincy office had a walk-in report that a known subject was possibly cutting down a tree near the road and it was going on to power lines. 3:16 p.m. A deputy advised the subject was on his property and missed any power lines.
Dashing in daylight
4:17 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a hit and run just occurred. The vehicle was a dark maroon truck, and the full license plate was provided. The caller is now at North Fork Medical Clinic. The information was relayed to CHP.
A winterized case against tailgating
4:54 p.m. Vinton. A caller reports snow came off the truck in front of her and smashed in her windshield. The caller is declining medical services but would like assistance.
Lassie, come home
4:57 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports they have a stray dog that was almost hit by a plow at the guard shack. It is some type of Collie with no collar or tags. 7:03 p.m. The owners came and picked up the dog, no need for further assistance.
6:39 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports a vehicle into a ditch at Beckwourth Pass and Hwy. 70 but does not see anyone around. The info was transferred to CHP.
7:55 p.m. Twain. A caller requests medical services for a female fall victim screaming for help. 8:19 p.m. The caller recontacted advising we can cancel the ambulance. The patient was just dehydrated and now has help. Incoming units were cancelled.
In need of a helping hand
8:09 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests assistance to get fire wood into her residence and can’t see due to the power outage. 8:45 p.m. Assistance complete.
8:48 p.m. Quincy. A sergeant advises of a small rockslide blocking the westbound lane at Hwy. 70 and Quarry Road.
A case for Facebook jail or at least a time out
9:42 p.m. Twain. A caller reports that the subject is acting odd and seems to be upset or angry. The caller stated the subject became very verbally abusive towards her while on the phone. The caller also stated that the subject has made statements to beat people up on Facebook. The caller said the subject has been making multiple threats to harm people, all threats were made over Facebook posts. The named subject lives alone but the caller did say that other people are there, no weapons.
Good morning honey, it’s ME!
12:02 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that his wife came home from the bar very intoxicated and threatened to stab him. He was asleep then was woken up by the subject. The caller said there was a small verbal argument with her son as well. The caller and the subject are separated. There are unknown weapons. The caller said he used to have a firearm under the bed, but it has gone missing. He is unsure if the subject took it or when it was taken. 12:17 a.m. The caller recontacted and said the subject became physical and hit him. The subject made the statement, “If I had a knife I would stab you.” Both suspects left the residence possibly heading back into Quincy in a white Chevy SUV. 2:35 a.m. The suspect wife was shortly arrested on charges of battery and probation violation.
Early morning wake up!
6:13 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a fire has started at the front of his property; he is unsure how. There is no burn pile going. The caller stated he can see flames. Quincy Fire was paged. 6:33 a.m. An officer on scene reported a down power line. The line is causing a small fire. 7:01 a.m. The fire is clear.
7:32 a.m. Mohawk. A rollover is reported on Hwy. 70 at Dreamcatcher, Sierra Springs Trailer Park. The caller requests CHP and Fire be paged. No medical is needed. Eastern Plumas Fire Dept. was paged. 8:04 a.m. Fire requests medical transport for the subject who now has neck pain.
First things first. Coffee!
8:32 a.m. Quincy. A customer who has hurt his arm after a fall is sitting drinking coffee but cannot move his arm. PDH was paged. 8:49 a.m. The patient was transported to PDH.
Already on it
10:38 a.m. Chester. A deputy received a report of a vehicle stuck in the snow causing a hazard. CHP is already aware.
Better down than stuck up
11:34 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports the southbound railroad crossing arm is stuck down. The information was sent to CHP who will notify the railroad.
They’re coming to take me away, ha ha, ho ho, to the happy farm …
1:32 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports he has been getting text messages from someone claiming to be an officer saying they are coming to arrest him. The caller was advised it is not a real officer and to block the number.
3:10 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a vicious black pit bull tried to attack her daughter and kids. The owner is unknown, but the caller believes the dog lives at the house on the corner, above a yellow dog house, on the side of the house.
3:50 p.m. Quincy. A report of two loose dogs in the parking lot near 20 East Main St. was forwarded to Animal Control. 4:19 p.m. The two dogs were transported to Animal Control.
3:59 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a vehicle off the road one mile east of Two Rivers. The driver is out of the vehicle, a silver Toyota pickup.
Not so happy on Gay Street
6:08 p.m. Chester. A caller reports his neighbor made a threat to him and would like to speak to a deputy. 6:43 p.m. A deputy provided temporary restraining order procedures.
Just picking up a few things
6:35 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a black dog with a collar at Ace Hardware in Portola. 6:50 p.m. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the subject.
Take the hint, buddy
8:15 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her boyfriend is causing an argument and refusing to leave. There are no weapons in the home. 8:33 p.m. The deputy advised it was a verbal argument only, the male agreed to keep the peace.
9:10 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a pony running around the highway, Hwy. 36 near the airport. The caller said it ran off but is unsure if it ran back to the highway. The info was sent to CHP. 11:12 p.m. CHP contacted and requests a deputy check the area. There is no CHP unit in the area. 11:17 p.m. The pony has been returned to the owner and is no longer loose in the area.
Hot! Hot! Hot!
3:43 a.m. Chester. A caller requests assistance. He said his caregiver left last night and left the heat on too high. The caller said he is having trouble breathing and not feeling well, is possibly ill.
Can’t have it both ways
7:54 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests a deputy to move along 5-6 cars parked at the First Baptist Church. There are “No Parking” signs posted. 8:11 a.m. The caller was advised the parking lot is private property and so law enforcement is unable to provide an assist.
Oop! There it is
10 a.m. Quincy. Jail staff called and reported several inmates are refusing to test for drugs and they are requesting a deputy to assist. 1:34 p.m. Three inmates were tested. One tested positive for methamphetamine and was booked on a drug violation, another of the three was booked on a probation violation. No additional charges were made on the third inmate.
Pushy without protocol
12:58 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports trespassing. A man showed up looking around the property for snow tires. He bought a car from the caller’s sister, and he believes that snow tires should have come with the vehicle. The caller had no idea what the subject is talking about. The caller is worried because he keeps coming onto the property looking around. The subject is unknown, but he does live on Grizzly Road. The man stated he has been stopping by frequently looking for the tires. They have a lot of equipment and animals, and she is worried about the safety of her and her family. It took her 30 minutes to get him to leave today. 6:31 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who requests the information on file and extra patrol checks in the area.
1:09 p.m. Chester. A caller reports his tenant contacted him about the neighbor backing over the fence. The vehicle is still on the fence, an older black Ford truck. 1:59 p.m. It is a civil issue. All parties were provided civil procedures.
Lee Summit captures many
1:20 p.m. Cromberg. Multiple calls were received for spinouts on Lee Summit. An elderly female kept trying to get through, but her calls kept dropping. 1:21 p.m. Another caller reports a silver Dodge in the road, and elderly man is in the roadway. Multiple more calls came in. 1:22 p.m. Multiple calls for the same traffic accident. 1:23 p.m. Another series of 911 calls came in reporting the accidents. A female caller said she is in a silver Dodge. Her husband is the driver in the traffic accident. The call keeps dropping. She is saying her husband is in the road trying to direct traffic. She is shaken up. CHP is already on the scene.
Fostered at home
1:38 p.m. Clio. A caller reports she picked up two loose dogs, a German Shephard with no collar and a Terrier/Pit dog. The caller said if anyone calls to give them her number and she will handle it.
On the lookout
1:31 p.m. Oroville. An advisory came through for a stolen 2017 Polaris Ranger with a full windshields back/front with a winch. The color is white and red, and the license no. is BU1Z51.
Wrong vehicle for the terrain
4:09 p.m. Sierraville. A call came in from Little Truckee Summit. 4:20 p.m. A car is stuck on snow in the snow mobile parking lot.
8:59 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports a possible drunk driver swerving on Hwy. 70 entering Chilcoot.
10:58 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a vehicle accident third hand. The vehicle is off the road, but the occupant was up on the road, no apparent injuries. 11:37 p.m. CHP requests medical for the driver experiencing abdominal pain, located a quarter mile north of the Greenville Wye. Indian Valley Fire, Crescent Mills and PDH were paged. 12:18 a.m. Medics advised the patient refused medical treatment.
2:32 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a vehicle vs. deer collision. The deer is dead in the eastbound lane. There is no driver injury and no vehicle damage. 2:40 a.m. There is no CHP in position, it is requested the deputy drag the deer out of the road. 2:59 a.m. The deer was removed.
8:41 a.m. Quincy. There is a male caller outside the main office. He said a pistol was stolen and Capitol One is calling about charges he did not authorize. The gun was found in Honey Lake. The caller wants to know the process to get the gun back. He also wants info on fraud charges to Capitol One. 9:23 a.m. A detective contacted the caller who stated he was not sure if it was his imagination that his gun was recovered because he was drunk the night he got the phone call. The detective and dispatch discovered at one point the gun was entered as evidence in Lassen County but is unsure if it is still in evidence in Lassen or if it was returned. The detective attempted to contact Lassen County evidence clerk and left a message requesting a call back to determine the status of the firearm. 9:44 a.m. The caller informed the detective that somebody attempted to open two credit card accounts using his name but does not have any suspect information. Still waiting to hear back from Lassen County on the gun.
9:46 a.m. Mohawk. A caller reports his landlord has not maintained the snow removal. The caretaker can not make it to his residence. The water line is broken, and water is going everywhere. He has made a report to his landlord and to code enforcement, but nothing has been done. 10:59 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller who is unsatisfied with snow removal. Proper civil procedures were provided.
11:09 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests medical for an employee who fell on ice and has a head injury. The victim is in the office. PDH and Quincy Fire were paged. 11:31 a.m. A helicopter was requested to Lee Summit. 11:47 a.m. Careflight has an ETA at Mill Pond of 12:05 p.m. 11:52 a.m. Plumas 15 reported direct contact with the helicopter. 12:10 p.m. Careflight is on the ground. 12:18 p.m. The helicopter is off the ground with the patient.
Two cited, one released
12:13 p.m. Portola. One subject was arrested on charges of possession of a firearm, possession of drugs, under the influence of drugs and probation violation. The subject was also booked on a local warrant and one parole warrant. Another subject was booked on charges of under the influence of drugs, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphrenia and probation violation and released.
3:57 p.m. Portola. A caller reports she believes her daughter is at a specified address. She is a runaway. She ran on Friday Dec. 17, there was no prior report. The daughter’s clothing was described. She took nothing with her and has no prior history of running away. 4:03 p.m. The mother is going to stay at the house until a deputy arrives. The caller was advised she needs to remain in the vehicle until the deputy arrives. 4:22 p.m. The caller advised a named person came out of the house yelling at her that she needed to leave. The caller was advised to remain in the car and to not engage with anyone. 7:53 p.m. A deputy advised issuing violation citations and the juvenile was released to CPS.
Puppy needs a blanket
8:07 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a dog barking nonstop for the last few hours. The caller is unsure of the actual address but is concerned because it is so cold.
12:32 a.m. Portola. A caller reports an argument with his girlfriend. He said the female “attacked him” but no medical is needed. The subject was named, no weapons are involved. Screaming can be heard in the background. There is a one-year-old juvenile present. 1:32 a.m. A deputy advised both parties agreed to keep the peace The information was forwarded to the DA and CPS.
Don’t do it
8:24 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a possible drunk driver heading eastbound on Hwy 70 coming out of Feather River College. The vehicle is a white Toyota Camry, and the full CA license plate was provided. The information was transferred to CHP.
8:50 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a truck with wrecked cars stacked over the cab on a trailer hauling unsafely, traveling at approximately 5 mph. CHP received the info.
Passing the buck
10:29 a.m. Quincy. A tree is down on Hwy 70 at Indian Hill. It took out phone lines. It is not in the roadway at mile marker 40.69 between Purdy Lane and Maidu Lane. The info was transferred to CHP and ATT. 11:13 a.m. ATT returned the call. The representative stated that ATT no longer has an emergency phone number, use 800-288-2020 and then go through the prompts. The rep also advised that they do not remove trees from lines any longer. “They will need to contact the property owner or County Roads.” 12:03 p.m. County Roads advised the line is on Hwy 70. Try the local CalTrans at 283-2610. The file was closed pending further information.
Blocking snow removal
10:33 a.m. Chester. A sergeant received a request from County Roads to contact a subject to move a vehicle hindering snow removal. The Sgt. advised no answer at the residence and left a message. A blue 1970 Toyota Landcruiser is blocking the snow removal on Walsh Court.
Ride in … walk out
1:59 p.m. Cromberg. CHP transferred information on a 68-year-old male and his wife who lost the track on a snow machine and are now on foot. They are attempting to walk out and need assistance. CHP provided the GPS coordinates. They are north of Mount Tomba near Happy Valley. The wife is 73 and is wearing a Levi jacket with long underwear. The jacket is blue and black. The male has a red jacket and black snow pants. Both are on foot. It is believed that they are 5-6 miles off Hwy. 70. He has 50 percent battery on his cellphone and the wife has 75 percent remaining. The couple are elderly with no known medical issues and are on no medications. They are healthy other than age. 2:13 p.m. Do not travel east to Mount Jackson. The snow vehicle is about one mile north of them. It is a Polaris Razer on tracks, blue, fully enclosed. They will return to the snow machine if the weather turns bad. 4:09 p.m. A search party is starting out to locate them with an ETA of approximately 45 minutes. 4:26 p.m. Search and Rescue report two subjects above Mt. Tomba. 6:38 p.m. The parties are down the hill. All units clear and returning.
Go to bed and sleep it off
9:27 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a neighbor is intoxicated and causing a general disturbance at the park on Hwy. 70. No weapons are reported. 9:51 p.m. A sergeant advised it was verbal only and the subject agreed to go inside for the night.