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Sheriff’s Blotter: Feb. 18-21

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 Feb. 18-Feb 21, 2022

Feb. 18

I see the light

12:22 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a suspicious male adult walking around the downtown area and the old Greenville substation. The caller said it is a male with a head lamp on. 2:02 a.m. A Sgt. advised checking the area and was unable to locate anyone. The subject was gone on arrival.

Armed and dangerous. Have you seen our roads?

9:54 a.m. Red Bluff. An alert came through for an escaped suspect from Tehama County Sheriff’s Office jail. A male subject, age 34, with brown hair and brown eyes, 170 pounds is associated with a 2010 black Chevy Malibu with provided license plates. The subject was in custody for murder charges and is presumed armed and dangerous. The alert was sent to Chester and Quincy patrol and an email sent to all patrol officers.

Here’s a new one, “Clean up on aisle one”

11:18 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports cups on the road causing a traffic hazard, Hwy 70 west of Quincy.

Taking inventory

11:43 a.m. Chester. A caller reports someone broke into a vehicle last night. It doesn’t look like anything was taken. The caller is not sure if the car was unlocked, she cannot remember. The vehicle is a 1998 Toyota Camry. 12:04 p.m. Incidents also occurred at an alternate address. No damage, nothing missing. Four of her vehicles have been gone through. 1:25 p.m. A deputy reports suspicious circumstances only.

Don’t leave your dishes in the sink

2:07 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller requests a civil standby to gather things at his sister’s. He was evicted back in December. The sister is refusing to let him come get his things. 5:59 p.m. A deputy said the caller will call back tomorrow if he wants a civil standby.

Demo or restoration

2:45 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports doors have been kicked in. The owners have been restoring the location. 3:52 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Papa bear

3:22 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests contact with a deputy regarding suspicious texts on his daughter’s phone. 3:44 p.m. A deputy advised suspicious circumstances only. A case number was provided, and the caller will contact if anything more happens. 2:37 p.m. The caller called back and requests to speak to a deputy regarding the incident. 2:54 p.m. The father called back concerning the texts that are continuing and he is becoming concerned for his daughter’s safety. The suspect’s number was provided, and the suspect identity made. The location was found from Verizon and all info was passed along to the deputy. 8:10 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Heavy load

4:31 p.m. Keddie. A caller reports a reckless driver in a Blue Evans Freight tractor trailer all over the road. The info was sent to CHP.

Family business

4:33 p.m. Blairsden. A caller requests a welfare check on a female. The caller is a residence manager calling for a driver that works for a service provider that advised suspicious activity and unsafe living conditions for the subject. 6:48 p.m. A deputy spoke with the alleged subject/victim through the door. The subject refused to open the door but insisted she was okay and is being taken care of by people who are currently at the store. The deputy will attempt to contact again later. 9:44 p.m. The deputy attempted to contact again but the subject would not answer the door. The deputy did speak with the subject’s brother who said he and other family members are attempting to get a plan together to assist the subject. She is okay for now.

The hazard remains

6:36 p.m. Snake Lake. A caller reports a one vehicle accident with one occupant. The info was transferred to CHP, Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 6:42 p.m. Meadow Valley Fire was paged. 6:48 p.m. Fire advises no injury, medics can cancel. The vehicle is half a mile east of Snake Lake Road.

Citizen spotting

8:22 p.m. Quincy.  CHP advised an alert for a light blue 2-door sedan, possibly a BMW, all over the roadway at slower speeds. The caller is in a black Chevy Tahoe right behind the subject. 8:39 p.m. A deputy advised looking from Chester to Tehama County line and unable to locate the vehicle or any vehicle matching the description.

Feb. 19

Trashy pranksters

2:46 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a suspicious car driving around the neighborhood. She was woke up by a loud noise and went to investigate. Her garbage can was missing. She then looked down the road and noticed a vehicle driving back towards the highway with what sounded like two men laughing and yelling, “Turn your lights off.” 2:52 a.m. A Sgt. said to hold for the day shift to take a criminal report for the stolen trash can. 9:43 a.m. The trash can was located, suspicious circumstances.

Pixie tricks

3:10 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that some form of an alarm is going off, possibly connected to her phone but the caller is unsure. She cannot get out of bed to unplug the phone or figure out what the alarm is. Quincy Fire was paged. 3:36 a.m. The alarm going off was just an alarm clock. No further assistance is needed.

The down side of booze for breakfast

7:02 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a driver in a small Toyota sedan recklessly driving and swerving, missing the front bumper and plastic on the driver’s window. The info was sent to CHP.

Just checking

9:12 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports her dog located a vertebra bone. She will send a picture to dispatch. 9:33 a.m. Information and pictures were sent to dispatch. 10:02 a.m. Chico Anthropology confirmed non-human remains. The info was relayed to the caller. Nothing further.

Getting in position

9:20 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports she is outside the Sheriff’s office and is having a domestic dispute with her husband. The named suspect broke her window.

I can’t hear you

12:22 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a named subject is playing loud music which is in violation of a restraining order. The info was given to the deputy in dispatch. 12:49 p.m. A deputy reports no answer at the door. The deputy spoke to the caller who said the music stopped roughly 5 minutes ago.

Mother and child reunion

12:27 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a possible argument between a mother and son. The son was in front of the house screaming, it is no longer happening. It was a verbal argument only, no weapons. The two subjects were named. 1:32 p.m. A deputy advised contacting the female half who is okay.

Broken agreements

1 p.m. Quincy. A subject was arrested on charges of failure to register as a Sex Offender, a parole warrant, and another charge.

Need to know basis

1:54 p.m. Portola. A caller reports possible suspicious activity on a friend’s property where she is storing her RV and it looks like someone is tapping into the house power. The property owner was named with a phone number. The caller’s brother is currently on the property retrieving items and his number was provided. 2:52 p.m. A deputy advised it is a landlord/tenant issue. Civil procedures were provided.

Locked out – two can play

3:41 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her storage unit was broken into and the lock was changed. She is unsure if anything was stolen. 3:59 p.m. A deputy advised speaking with the caller who will see if anything has been stolen and recontact.


5:28 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a busted pipe spraying water 10 feet in the air and all over the road. Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire were paged. 5:44 p.m. Info was sent to Indian Valley Community Services District.

Full-fledged search

5:43 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports an argument, almost physical; the parties are separated now. The caller is wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and walking down the highway to get away from the female subject who was named. 6:12 p.m. A deputy advised unable to locate the subject from the east and CHP is unable to locate the subject from the west. The suspect was gone upon arrival.

I like what you’ve done with the place

6:30 p.m. Portola. A caller reports someone taking pictures of his vehicle. There is an extreme language barrier, dispatch could not get much information. 6:51 p.m. A deputy advised it’s a neighbor dispute. The caller would like information on file that it was his named neighbor that was taking pictures of his carport light.

All that burns is not burnable

8:03 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports the neighbor is possibly burning plastic or tires and requests civil procedures. 8:21 p.m. A deputy requests Fire be paged for a possible burn pile of hazardous materials. Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire were paged. 8:34 p.m. No fire response came yet, the deputy advised he will investigate first and advise if a second page is necessary. 8:52 p.m. The deputy advised the fire is out and the subject was counseled on burning trash.

Stop and go traffic

10:07 p.m. Cromberg. A Sgt. received a report of a possible drunk driver, a grey Nissan, swerving and slamming the breaks. The info was sent to CHP.


10:39 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that his MacBook was stolen in September 2021 from Main Street in Quincy. The caller never reported it stolen. He now lives in San Francisco and the MacBook was just turned on at an address in Sparks, NV. A criminal report was filed.

Looking for advice

10:48 p.m. Portola. A caller reports the daughter’s boyfriend harassed his wife and is wondering how he can handle it. The subject was named. 11:06 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who was not interested in civil procedures but requested the info be on file only.

At a loss

10:59 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports that his son is outside his residence causing an argument. His son is screaming and was identified. 11:36 p.m. A deputy gave the son a ride back to his residence. No further assistance was needed.

What’s what?

11:57 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a suspicious vehicle drove up to the clinic lot, got out, and was lurking around the area. The caller came out and yelled and the subject took off. The vehicle is possibly a red, lifted Dodge, with an LED light bar in the front and no tail lights. Feb. 20, 12:37 a.m. A Sgt. advised checking the area but unable to locate the subject and the vehicle was gone upon arrival.

Feb. 20

Dog training gone wrong

9:03 p.m. Portola. A caller reports treating a dog bite victim. It was the family dog.

Liberty and justice for all

12:11 p.m. Spring Garden. A caller reports dogs being neglected; it’s been going on for a long time. They are chained up with no food or water. The information was sent to Animal Control.

Mommy needs a timeout

12:20 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports his ex just dropped off his children and she is very intoxicated. She left going back to Quincy with an unknown destination. The info was sent to deputies in the area.

The visitation

1:06 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a suspect was arrested yesterday and she wants to know why he is out of jail. The suspect’s name is unknown. The caller sounded very intoxicated. She said she is afraid but couldn’t explain why or any other details. A general description of the subject was provided. The caller wants to know why the subject was released from jail. The call was transferred to the jail. The jail records show that the subject is still in custody. 1:26 p.m. The jail is advising that the caller said the suspect is “there now.” 1:33 p.m. A deputy advised the caller is confused and mistaken for someone else.


3:33 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports his floating dock is missing for the last few days.

Dusk crunch

4:55 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a vehicle vs. deer, non-injury accident. The car is totaled.

Lifestyles of the rich and reckless

5:41 p.m. Blairsden. A caller reports two red ATVs are driving on the golf course. The subjects are wearing black riding gear and no helmets. They are at fairway 17 and went across Cottonwood to fairway 14. The information was sent to CHP. No eastern deputy is available. 5:52 p.m. CHP advised no units in the area. 5:58 p.m. The info is on file pending return of the ATVs.

Drunk driver

7:33 p.m. Cromberg. A subject was arrested on a charge of drunk driving and reckless driving.


8:14 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports dogs have been locked in a gray stock trailer near the end of the row at the FRC rodeo grounds. There is no vehicle attached. The suspect is unknown. 9:25 p.m. The dogs were located. There are no plates on the trailer and the officer was unable to remove them from the trailer. The information was forwarded to Animal Control.

Calm … Down

9:48 p.m. Portola. A caller reports an argument between a male and a female, they are screaming at each other, it is believed it is not physical. The info was sent to CHP, units in the area will respond. 9:52 p.m. A second caller reported the argument, screaming in the park near the substation. The two subjects were named. 9:56 p.m. A CHP unit is responding from the Portola substation and a second unit is coming from Green Gulch Ranch. 9:58 p.m. The caller called back to say the male suspect is now on South Gulling in an apartment throwing things into the yard and street and yelling. The new location was given to CHP. 10:13 p.m. CHP advises they went out with both parties on Gulling, both are okay and calm now.

Feb. 21

We paid, we’re staying

12:52 a.m. Blairsden. A caller said there is a CO detector alarming. They are renting the property as an Air B and B. They have small children in the home and are unwilling to leave. Plumas Eureka Fire was paged. 1:28 a.m. Fire cleared and is now available, the assistance is complete.


1:20 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports loud music. The caller did ask the subject to turn it down, but she won’t. The name of the subject is not known but the possible location was provided. 1:40 a.m. A Sgt. advised the area was quiet on arrival.

Too fast!

6:15 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a single rollover vehicle at the Nervino Airport with unknown occupants or injuries. The caller is not on the scene. The info was transferred to CHP. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC were paged and Nervino Aero Services. 6:30 a.m. A single vehicle rolled over multiple times and landed against a power pole, those on site are unable to locate the patient. CHP reports the patient was transported in a private vehicle to EPHC. A tow truck was paged. The power company was paged.

Wild story

6:32 a.m. Portola. There is a vehicle running with no one in the area. It is on a private drive, half a mile inside the locked gate. There are pill bottles on the seat, and it is unknown who the vehicle belongs to. The gate code was provided for law enforcement. 6:52 a.m. The vehicle owner was contacted. He said the transmission went out and he will get the vehicle in about an hour.


9:28 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports she is suffering from a migraine and her neighbor is playing her music very loud. The caller requests she be asked to turn it down. 10:39 a.m. A Sgt. reports it was quiet upon arrival.

Human shield

10:17 a.m. Graeagle. A hospital reports treating a dog bite victim. Two dogs were fighting, and the subject/victim stuck her hand in the middle of the dogs fighting.

Sleeping it off

1:09 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a suspicious vehicle parked close by. It has a man either sleeping or sick inside. He keeps waking up and looking around. It is a white van and the subject is a male age 35-40 with a mustache. No deputy is available. The info was transferred to CHP.

Ready to go back in

2:49 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her uncle got out of jail a month ago and is angry that she purchased her grandmother’s vehicle. The subject keeps walking by her work and hitting the window and scaring her. She just requests the info be on file with no deputy contact. The subject was named.

I got better

2:55 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a customer calling saying he is stuck on the snow. He is on Standard Mine Road in a black GMC Terrain and needs a tow truck. He is at least 15 feet from the pavement and is alone with unknown medical issues. The phone is unable to receive calls. The caller advised the subject to call or text 911 to verify his need for help. 3:14 p.m. A Sgt. located the subject and vehicle just as he came onto the pavement. No other assistance is needed.

Did you lose a bike?

3:25 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a purple bike between apartments. It has been there for a few days, and it is unknown who the owner is.

Illegal dumping

4:21 p.m. Chester. A Sgt. received a report of illegal dumping on 10 Road, 4 miles up, on Sierra Pacific Industries land. The Sgt. is going to Clear Creek with Lassen County Sheriff’s Office to contact the subjects. 4:56 p.m. The Sgt. advises creating a criminal report.

Going all out, and going back in

A subject was arrested after a probation check on multiple charges including termination of post release, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, a felon in possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a controlled substance while armed, and  having a loaded firearm in a vehicle or in public.

Nightmare lasts through morning

8:11 a.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports a known subject is having an argument with her boyfriend, who was named. The male half possibly pushed the female on the ground and was locked out of the house. The caller said the victim stated the male had a gun and was trying to get into the residence through the window. 8:36 p.m. The caller called again and said the male half is inside the residence now and is with the one and a half-year-old daughter in the living room or kitchen. The male has a pistol on him. The victim is locked in the bathroom communicating through messenger on her laptop. 8:46 p.m. The male half’s phone number was provided. The suspect took the victim’s phone away from her and that number was provided. The subject male was arrested on charges of battery of a custodial officer, and child abuse or willful child endangerment. The DA, VW and CPS were alerted.









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