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Sheriff’s Blotter Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Rain brings its own hazards

 

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. 30-Jan. 2

December 30

Better safe than sorry

8:21 a.m. Quincy. Sand bags and sand requested to Quincy Fire Department.

Great minds think alike

8:23 a.m. Meadow Valley. Sand bags were requested by Meadow Valley Fire Department.

None shall pass – we hope!

8:25 a.m. Cromberg. Long Valley Fire Department requests sand bags and sand.

Taking care of business

9:38 a.m. Chester. A caller reports theft of funds from a business account. Two suspects were named. 10:39 a.m. A deputy informed that he will be meeting at noon with the caller and the suspects.

Wrong game

11:23 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports two males in all camo just killed 2 geese on the golf course near the residential area. They are parking near the end of the maintenance building in an older model green Toyota pickup. 11:32 a.m. The information was given to Fish and Wildlife. Noon. A deputy advised unable to locate the suspect vehicle in the area and will continue to be on the lookout.

Dangerous territory

1:11 p.m. Quincy. A caller is reporting the swimming hole at the end of Beskeen Lane has trash, drug needles, and a homeless camp tarp is set up in the first turnout. The caller reports it’s getting out of hand with the trash and needles. The caller would like a phone call. 1:57 p.m. A unit advised unable to locate anyone in the area.

Mid-day mistake

1:20 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a car was hit on Second Ave.

Cold and alone

1:31 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a dog is always left out in the rain and snow. It is a small dog. The dog owner’s name was provided.

Need help

2:20 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a car broke down and needs help. The caller’s car is past the Greenville Wye southbound headed toward Quincy. The caller has a 70-year-old woman with her. The call was transferred to CHP.

High water

2:53 p.m. Caribou. PG&E advised Caribou Power House, downstream from Belden Dam, has increased two-fold. It will increase by 400 cubic feet per second. The next update will be around 3 a.m. 3:34 p.m. Notifications have been made. Unable to contact Storrie Resort and BSN Railroad. 5:36 p.m. A deputy contacted Storrie Resort and they have been advised of the situation. 4:30 P.M. PG&E advised no further action is needed.

Too much liquid on the outside mixed with too much liquid on the inside

3:15 p.m. Graeagle. A male subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent on Hwy 70 at Mohawk Vista.

Timber

4:02 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a tree fell in the area on Beskeen Lane. The information was sent to County Roads. 4:57 p.m. The road is now open, all units are available.

Full house is a losing hand

8:25 p.m. Quincy. During a probation check, a male subject was arrested on charges of possession of methedrine for sale and probation violation. At the same address, during a jail ankle monitoring check, another male subject was arrested on charges of probation violation, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating or maintaining a drug house.

Power shortage

8:41 p.m. Portola. A caller reports his power went out two days ago and he can only access the power through his neighbor’s trailer but there are mutual restraining orders. 10:10 p.m. A deputy advised speaking with the caller who advised he is using an extension cord for power. The deputy spoke to the other party who said that the subject should be getting power. No further assistance at this time.

December 31

Ginormous wood pile

1:55 a.m. Quincy. A structure fire was reported at the kiln at the planer on Lee Road. Quincy Fire was paged. PDH was paged to standby. Meadow Valley Fire was paged for mutual aid, Greenhorn Fire, Long Valley Fire were all paged. 2:24 a.m. Paged Quincy Fire Department Support. 2:57 a.m. The fire has been extinguished and releasing MVFD, LVFD, GHFD. 3:19 a.m. All Quincy Fire are clear and returning.

Closed for winter

2:49 a.m. Quincy. A deputy reports being out removing debris from the roadway on East Main Street at Polka Dot. The deputy requests AT&T be notified of a tree leaning on the phone lines. 2:50 a.m. Deputies request Caltrans be notified as well for traffic hazards. 3:01 a.m. A deputy advised most of the debris has been removed from the roadway. The tree on the line is about 20 feet tall and 12 inches in diameter. It does not appear that the line is damaged. Attempting to contact AT&T via the Hazard Line Down number; the recording advised that customer service is closed and to recontact during business hours. 7:44 a.m. Attempted to contact AT&T again. Unable to get assistance from any of the four call takers.

You TOO could find similar lodging or Test run

2:29 p.m. Quincy. The jail received a caller who witnessed a subject throw something in a tube sock over the fence at the jail. The subject was last seen wearing a white hoodie with “cookies” written on the front, a beanie and a tattoo above the right eye. The subject was dropped off by a tan Tahoe. The jail retrieved the item which was a can of Copenhagen.

With Technical support

3:11 a.m. Graeagle. A caller just got off the phone with his friend who said his GPS led him up Gold Lake Highway, it is unknown how far up from Hwy 89. It is unknown what kind of vehicle he is in but the vehicle is stuck in snow, it is unknown how much. He is a male with two 15-year-olds. The caller was advised to tell the subject to call 911 if he calls again. The caller said he is on Gold Lake Hwy at Frazier Creek Road stuck in approximately 8-10 inches of snow in a red all-wheel-drive Trail Blazer. The caller said he is okay. 8:02 p.m. A unit advised SAR got all vehicles out and put up Road Closed signs at Hwy 89 and Gold Lake Hwy.

That’s two for Gold Hwy

3:37 p.m. Gold Lake. A caller reports she is on Gold Lake Hwy and is stuck in the snow, approximately 2.5 feet of snow, driving a gold Chevy Tahoe. The caller has six kids and two adults in the vehicle. While on the landline, the caller said they got unstuck and now is heading down the highway to 89.

Sparkler

4:19 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a transformer blew in the area of Shasta Trail. The information was sent to Plumas Sierra Rural Electric.

More fireworks

6:14 p.m. Loyalton. A caller reports a tree branch fell on a power line on Allegany St. The line is sparking and the power is out.

Pile up

7:21 p.m. Beckwourth. Caltrans plow advised County Road A23 has been untouched all day and has 12 inches of fresh snow. CHP also requested County Roads; the officer advised the road needs to be plowed or closed. They were contacted and advised they are short staffed and have been working all day to clear roads. He advised who to contact to shut the road down. 7:32 p.m. The information was given to that contact person.

New Years at East Quincy “Lodge”

7:35 p.m. Quincy. Two subjects were arrested on Lindan Ave. in front of Mountain Mattress. A female subject was arrested on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and a male subject was arrested on a charge of under the influence of methamphetamine. A dog was transported to Animal Control and Quincy Tow was given the location with and ETA of 30 minutes.

Not a carnival ride

8:13 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports he is spun out on the side of the roadway on Hwy 70 just west of Mount Tomba. The caller was transferred to CHP.

Not hardly near midnight and the party is over

8:25 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a named subject caused a physical disturbance with the DJ at the bar. The subject is refusing to leave-several people are holding him back from entering the back door. 8:39 p.m. A male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk in public.

Missing the party

9:38 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports he is stuck in the snow and lost. The caller was transferred to CHP.

No midnight kiss

9:46 p.m. Greenville. A Sgt. reports a suspect vehicle — a white, possibly Chevy pickup. The suspect vehicle has damage on the driver side quarter pan. The victim’s vehicle is a Jeep Grand Cherokee. All the information was given to CHP. 11:13 p.m. CHP advised their unit is on Anne St. with the subject and doing a field sobriety test. Jan. 1, 1:25 a.m. A female subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, driving with an alcohol blood level over .08 percent, and misdemeanor hit and run.

January 1

Made it past New Year’s

2:39 a.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on Main St. on a charge of drunk in public.

Bumper car

4:26 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a hit and run at Seneca Hospital. The caller reports just getting off work and went to start the car and noticed someone, at some point, hit it. The subject is unknown.

A long New Year’s night

7:10 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a dog running in the roadway on Hwy 70 east of La Porte Road. The dog is small and tan in color. The information was given to CHP. 7:29 p.m. The caller recontacted and said she now has the dog. The caller was advised to go to Animal Control and to stand by for a deputy.

Slip sliding away

11:40 a.m. Portola. A caller reports his vehicle was stolen on Rocky Point Road. He slid off the roadway last night and now the vehicle is gone. It is a Super Duty F-250 with a bag of gear in the back of the vehicle. The caller was advised to contact the Tow Company first. 11:51 p.m. Crescent Tow advised the vehicle was towed by CHP early this morning. 11:58 p.m. The caller was given the information that the vehicle was towed by CHP, and it is currently at Crescent Tow.

Another missing vehicle

12:39 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a vehicle was stolen this morning, a 2020 Nissan. The call was transferred to CHP. 3:15 p.m. CHP advised taking a report for a vehicle stolen at approximately 2:28 a.m.

A vehicle FOUND

12:54 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a vehicle is parked in the driveway and he does not know the driver. It is an Acura. A deputy advised it is an ongoing civil issue.

Dramatic and dangerous driver

1:52 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a reckless driver threw a bottle out of the vehicle toward his and attempted to push him off the roadway. The suspect was in a grey Ford and turned on A23. The caller was transferred to CHP.

Negative influence

3:32 p.m. Portola. A male subject was arrested on Pacific and Fourth on a charge of under the influence of a controlled substance.

Hanging around

5:33 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a bear is outside of the residence and will not leave on Rocky Point Road.

January 2

Technology to the rescue

11:59 a.m. Quincy. A caller wants to make a counter report of theft. She had her cell phone stolen from SavMor. The caller has “Find My Phone” and can see her phone at a specified address. 12:32 p.m. A deputy located the phone and will be returning it to the owner. 12:40 p.m. A deputy advised the cell phone was returned, no crime.

Failed resolution

2:39 p.m. Portola. A male subject was violated during a probation check on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

Just getting started

4:18 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports people are in her boyfriend’s back yard. The boyfriend is incarcerated. The caller just opened a drink but has not been drinking. The suspect is driving a silver Chevy Tahoe. 5:19 p.m. A male subject was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to follow a court order.

Severe weather

5:34 p.m. Twain. A caller requests a welfare check on a male subject. The subject could be at Crystal Springs Trailer Park or in an old Cadillac near the bike path in Quincy. The caller is concerned that he is suffering from extreme frost bite on his feet.

Oops! There’s a parking spot!

5:34 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a black SUV off the road into a tree. No injuries. The call was transferred to CHP.

 

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