Sheriff’s Blotter Dec. 8-10: Slippery roads for walking and driving—watch your step

 

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. 8-10

December 8

Rough riders

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7:45 a.m. Portola. A female caller stated she is driving behind a school bus on Hwy 49 heading southbound from Bar One and she can see students in the back of the bus fighting. The information was sent to Sierra County and CHP.

Baby it’s cold outside

4:12 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her neighbor, a known person, has four dogs that are possibly outside and barking. They have been outside all day. This is not like her, and she is concerned for the dogs. No Animal Control was available. 6:26 p.m. A deputy advised the subject appears to be gone and unable to locate; the dogs were quiet upon arrival.

Step gingerly … it is truly dangerous out there

5:50 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a female fell and hit her head in front of Sav Mor. 5:52 p.m. The call was transferred to REMSA. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 6:18 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.

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Relocation program under the cover of darkness

7:15 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a known neighbor is pushing all the snow from his property into the caller’s berm. The caller states a deputy spoke with the subject earlier this season and the subject now moves all the snow at night. 8:18 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller. The information is on file and there is no crime.

Clearing the road of hazards

9:30 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested for driving under the influence, driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent, probation violation, corporal punishment of a spouse, and driving on a suspended license.

Overstayed welcome

10:19 p.m. Portola. A caller reports he is in front of KS Market and an intoxicated subject won’t get out of his vehicle and is screaming at the caller. The caller was attempting to give a ride to the known subject. There are no weapons. 11:02 p.m. The male subject was cited on a charge of drunk in public.

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December 9

Erase, erase

2:03 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a vehicle into the snow bank on Hwy 89 just north of Rocky Point Campground. The driver is out of the vehicle walking up and down the road, but would not give the caller any information. The call was transferred to CHP.

Ice rink

8:47 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports a vehicle accident with no injuries on Bucks Lake Road just west of Snake Lake. The call was transferred to CHP.

Home Alone flashback

6:17 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports an older light-colored Labrador with a collar and license is wandering in the area of “Smiley Hill” and the caller was unable to stop and try to catch the dog. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Too hard to handle

6:37 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a 24-year-old female patient assaulted nurses by biting them. The subject is a known person, who is barefoot and left walking heading east from Seneca. The patient has an address in Westwood and is on alcohol and methedrine. 6:47 p.m. The patient has returned and is causing a disturbance. She could be heard in the background. 6:48 p.m. A deputy is coming from Greenville. CHP is unable to respond. 7:09 p.m. The female subject was arrested on charges of assault.

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A cautionary tale

7:57 p.m. Paxton. A caller reports a male subject entered the lodge. The subject had driven onto the property up a dead-end road and came back with chains on and came into the lodge acting strange. The subject is in a silver 4-door Le Sabre. The subject told the caller his name was “Michael” and he is 6’2” age 30-40 and wearing a silver Carhartt jacket. The subject had a police scanner in his vehicle. The subject left driving westbound on Hwy 70. The caller is concerned the subject would cause problems at other properties down the canyon. The caller was told a deputy would call only if they needed more information. 8:05 p.m. CHP was given the information. 8:52 p.m. The information was given to Quincy units.

Down in the Holler

9:03 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a vehicle into a ditch near Sleepy Hollow RV Park. It is a black sedan and everyone is out of the vehicle. The call was transferred to CHP.

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Bingo

9:12 p.m. Portola. A caller reports that the neighbor’s dog is outside of the house howling and the caller tried contacting the homeowner and there is no answer. The homeowner has medical issues and the caller is concerned for the homeowner and the dog. The caller tried to get the dog but can’t. 10:58 p.m. A deputy contacted EPHC who advised the subject is admitted in the hospital until at least tomorrow.

Playing in the snow

11:21 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a reckless driver driving up and down Main Street “drifting” in the snow and speeding. The vehicle is a BMW sedan of an unknown color. The information was sent to CHP.

December 10

Timing is everything

10:41 a.m. Mohawk. A caller reports a tree is hanging over the residence and the caller is concerned it may fall into the trailer. 10:44 a.m. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged. 11:34 a.m. Fire requested tree service. 11:38 a.m. Advised Smith Tree Service ETA is 45 minutes. 12:17 p.m. The tree service is on the scene to handle. All fire units can clear and are available.

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Domino

11:10 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a tree is across the roadway and pulled down electric wires. There is no active fire but the transformer did spark. The caller said the tree and power lines are completely blocking the roadway. There are no injuries or vehicles involved. The call was transferred to SIFC. 11:12 a.m. CHP was given the information. 11:14 a.m. SIFC advised they contacted PG&E. They are unable to place a call out to Lake Almanor Country Club due to a problem with outgoing call lines.

Hoping for a quick fix

11:22 a.m. Quincy. Administration lines are down. Unable to make calls out. The information was sent to AT&T and an update was posted on Facebook. The information was sent to CHP, Lassen and Sierra counties. 11:35 a.m. Per Seneca, they are unable to contact Plumas County Sheriff’s Office via the administration number, but 911 lines are working. 12:09 p.m. The 911 lines are down. AT&T is aware of the problem. 12:10 A test caller from the cell phone to the administration line was unable to connect. Tester calls were routed directly to CHP. CHP advised they are unable to transfer the 911 calls to PCSO. 1:34 p.m. AT&T advised all administration calls and 911 all are back up. If there are continued problems, a contact number was provided. 2:08 p.m. AT&T conducted a test and confirmed 911 calls are fully back on line and no longer routing to Sierra County. 2:25 p.m. AT&T contacted to advise 911 calls are being re-routed to Sierra County. 3:20 p.m. 911 has been restored.

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Slippery when wet

1:15 p.m. Maybe. A call was transferred from Sierra County. A caller reports a drunk driver in the area of Kitty Cat Circle in a black plow truck with a red plow. The caller stated a beer fell out of the window. The information was given to CHP.

Not just messing with the outfit

1:35 p.m. Chester. A caller reports her purse was just stolen at the post office.  It is unknown who took the purse, and she did not see anyone around. 2:29 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Slow moving road hazard

4:25 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports road cows in the roadway on Hwy 70 between Cromberg and Graeagle near Camp Layman Road. There are approximately six cows, black. The information was sent to CHP. 4:29 p.m. An additional caller reported cows in the roadway on Hwy 70 between Mt. Tomba and Camp Layman.

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Saturation

5:28 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a clogged culvert on Butterfly Valley Road that is currently flooding and causing a problem on the caller’s property. CHP requests County Roads. 5:37 p.m. The caller recontacted and confirmed that Plumas County Road Department will send a crew to address the clogged culvert.

In the dark

5:31 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports an on-going civil issue with a landlord that lives in an adjoining duplex. The caller said the subject has turned her power off and she feels like her life is threatened. 5:40 p.m. The information was given to a deputy in dispatch. 6:18 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and was able to assist the caller with tripped breakers. The power was restored to the residence.

Hit and miss

9:52 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports juveniles driving erratically in the area of Hot Springs Road in a black Chevy pickup on the unplowed roadway. The caller was transferred to CHP.

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Mountains to climb

9:57 p.m. Portola. A caller reports that they can’t breathe, electrolytes are off. Eastern Plumas Health Center was paged. 10:04 p.m. Medics requested a deputy respond as the patient has been verbally abusive to responders. Units are unable to respond; the medics were advised. 10:51 p.m. The patient was transported to EPHC. 11:09 p.m. Medic 4 advises the patient is refusing care, returning the patient home. Request Fire assistance. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged.

Really hard to unsee

10:29 p.m. Portola. A caller reports two dogs are running on Hwy 70 and Sleepy Pines. While on the line the caller advised a vehicle behind him hit one of the dogs. The caller was transferred to CHP. 10:35 p.m. There are no vehicles in the area. The call information was faxed to Animal Control.