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Sheriff’s Blotter Feb. 8-9: Drinking leads to questionable behavior


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. 8-9

February 8

Not suitable for driving

1:26 a.m. Graeagle. CHP advised of a single vehicle vs. tree traffic accident. The male occupant is still in the vehicle with possibly a broken leg. The caller is the driver’s mother. CHP is still on a landline with the caller. Graeagle Fire and Plumas Eureka Fire and EPHC were all paged. 1:30 a.m. The information was given to a deputy. An additional 911 call came from the mother, will not speak to dispatch, only telling the subject to breathe. The subject is intoxicated and now complaining of difficulty breathing and back pain. The caller advises the subject is intoxicated. 1:33 a.m. Medic 4 requests a helicopter to Mill Pond loading zone. The location was given to REMSA helicopter. 1:39 a.m. REMSA helicopter advised Careflight 4 declined due to weather. They will attempt to contact other helicopters to see if they will fly. 1:48 a.m. RMSA advised SEMSA accepted with an ETA of 2:30 a.m. 3:02 a.m. Helicopter off the ground. 3:05 a.m. A deputy advised no self-harm attempt. CHP to handle for a drunk driving.

Flying vs. falling rock

9:50 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports while driving through Crescent Mills a male with dark hair wearing a beanie threw a rock at her vehicle; it occurred 30 minutes ago. The caller said the subject is unknown and requests the information be on file.

Spring is on the way

2:39 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports she just hit a deer and the deer is running in and out of traffic. The caller was transferred to CHP.


3:55 p.m. Blairsden. A caller reports a possible drunken driver pulled over at Gumba’s in a blue Ford Explorer. The license plate number was provided and transferred to CHP.


7:52 p.m. Mohawk. A male driver was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.

New one

8:44 p.m. Greenville. A 911 open line has some type of argument between two females and a male. One female name was indexed. 8:47 p.m. The caller is refusing to answer any questions from dispatch then disconnected. Unable to call back. 9:16 p.m. Deputies contacted the subjects who advised it was an accidental 911 call. They were in a verbal argument over “Harry Potter.”

February 9

Stark contrast

12:18 a.m. Chester. A deputy reports a vegetation fire approximately 150 yards off Hwy 89 two miles south of Hwy 36. 12:23 a.m. The location was sent to SIFC and the information was given to USFS who are not aware of any controlled burns in the area. 12:26 a.m. The deputy advised just larger than a large burn pile, in the burn scar. There are footprints around the fire. 12:31 a.m. CHP is unaware of any Caltrans burns. 12:34 a.m. The deputy advised the fire is on the west side of the highway passing lanes on Hwy 89. The fire is near the log decks in the old burn scar, no threats to structures. Deputies are clear. The information was sent to SIFC. 1:22 a.m. SIFC advised it is most likely a Sierra Pacific Industries pile, surrounded by snow.

Past bedtime

2:05 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a know person is breaking things in the house causing a disturbance. The caller is extremely difficult to understand, sounds intoxicated. The caller said he has to hang up so he can record the subject on his phone and disconnected the line. 2:12 a.m. Attempted to recontact the caller, no answer. 3”02 a.m. A deputy advised no answer at the door, it appears no on is home.

The big guys

7 a.m. Chester. The FBI threat center received an online tip from a caller who advised he is hearing voices in his head and mentioned that he had thoughts to kidnap and harm a known person. There is a restraining order in place. 8:14 a.m. Advised CHP of suspicious circumstances.

Staying connected

8:53 a.m. Delleker. A caller reports his ex-wife is harassing him via phone. The caller stated his ex changed his voicemail to say a racial slur. The suspect lives out of the area. There is a restraining order on file in that area. 9:37 a.m. A deputy advised the caller requests the information be on file. The caller will be in contact with the other county.

Charade version of “sending you a message”

10:44 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a customer that has trespassed came into the office and threw a bill at the caller. The suspect is no longer at the business. The caller requests the information be on file only. The subject and the business were identified.


1:06 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a male subject is there causing a disturbance, screaming from his car. The subject identity is possibly known. The subject is now leaving in a black SUV with Nevada plates heading eastbound on Main Street. The information was given to CHP.

Frustrated waiting for baseball season to begin

3:43 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a male is laying in the dirt on an empty lot off of Main Street near the Little League field. If you are at the Elementary School looking towards the Little League field, the male is to the left of the field. The caller stated the male was yelling earlier. The clothing and general description were provided. 3:49 p.m. The information was given to CHP to assist and they will have a unit on the way from Taylorsville. 4:19 p.m. CHP advised the subject is okay and is being transported to an address off of Valley View.

Hot box

5:25 p.m. Graeagle. A caller requested Fire for a possible chimney fire. Graeagle Fire was paged. 5:58 p.m. Assistance complete.

Hey now

7:19 p.m. Rich Bar. A caller reports a smoldering fire on the hillside near Rich Bar north of the train tracks. The call was transferred to USFS.

Anonymous tipster winds up with charge

8:02 p.m. Chester. A caller reported a known person is drinking and driving and then hung up. The information was passed along to CHP. 8:07 p.m. A second 911 call came from a known male, the upstairs neighbor, who advised parties are involved in an argument. It is unknown if it is physical. 8:09 p.m. Attempted to reach the female half, no answer. 8:16 p.m. A 911 call and hang up came from the caller. 8:25 p.m. The upstairs neighbor called again reporting that it sounds like the male is getting hurt, possibly by the female. 8:29 p.m. The information was sent to SIFC to stage. 8:58 p.m. The parties showed up at Seneca Hospital but left. The female was in a red Jeep and the male was running after her. A deputy located the male and requested medical. The information was sent to SIFC to respond to a location. 9:05 p.m. The male half was released to medics. Attempting to contact the female at the residence. 10:54 p.m. A deputy advised unable to locate the female half, refer to the criminal report for a charge for causing injury to a spouse.


8:50 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports trash all over the road on Hwy 70 at Nervino Airport. The information was given to CHP who are aware and have a unit on the way.







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