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Sheriff’s Blotter Jan. 24-25: County residents are ready for a little sunshine


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 Jan. 24-25

January 24

Good morning!

8:15 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a neighbor yelled at her as she took her dogs out this morning and requested to speak to a deputy about the ongoing issue; has a valid restraining order. 9:27 a.m. A deputy and a detective left for a priority detail. 4:11 p.m. A Sgt. advised to refer to the criminal report. Nothing further at this time.

Too much attention

8:59 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports receiving 100’s of texts a day, as well as the suspect rummaging through her trash and harassing her. The caller is away from home because she is afraid of the suspect, who was named, and phone numbers provided. Agency personnel are aware of the situation and will follow up with the caller. 10:02 a.m. The caller was provided civil procedures and requests the information be on file. The caller requests the suspect be trespassed from the property.

The wrong KIND of attention

9:23 a.m. Portola. A caller reports being assaulted by his girlfriend. There are no weapons. 9:30 a.m. The information was sent to CHP for cover. 9:31 a.m. The caller reports the suspect pulled his beard and punched him on the head and denies any medical services. 9:35 a.m. Can occasionally hear a female in the background yelling to get out. 9:37 a.m. The caller reports he can hear the female throwing things in the garage. 10:22 a.m. Law enforcement personnel with the female charged her with corporal injury to a spouse.

Too early for stranger valentines

11:12 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports that there is currently trespassers in her house, a known male and unknown female. 11:20 a.m. The caller reports they are out of town. 12:03 p.m. The caller was contacted and she requested the information be on file. The suspect and unknown female trespassed into her residence and left panties on her pillow. The caller requested contact with the subject and that a trespass warning be issued. An attempt to contact the suspect via phone resulted in no answer and a voicemail that is not set up.


1:13 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports that her weapon is missing, possibly stolen. She spoke to family, who do not have it. It has been missing since June 2022. It is chrome/stainless color. A suspect was named and is a possible felon. 4:10 p.m. A Sgt. advised to refer to the criminal report.

Howdy neighbor!

4:26 p.m. Chester. A caller reports her neighbor blew snow on her from a Bobcat while she ws walking down the street. 5:59 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller, no crime at this time.

Clothes dryer

8:57 p.m. Quincy. A caller states she was at a laundromat and a homeless man was inside with a cart and a bike. He does not look like he is doing well. 9:15 p.m. A deputy contacted the known subject, who is okay, and trying to stay out of the cold. No assistance is required.

January 25


5:19 a.m. Meadow Valley. CHP advises of a single vehicle rollover. The solo occupant is out of the vehicle. Medics were requested only as precautionary. PDH was paged. 5:39 a.m. Medics advised no injuries.

Lights on when windshield wipers are on

5:39 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports third-hand information of a vehicle with no lights on, a dark SUV on A13 near Big Springs cutoff Road.

Full of gas

5:45 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a possible gas leak. Beckwourth Fire was paged. 5:51 a.m. Fire located a leaking propane tank. The tank is shut off and the caller will contact the propane company during business hours.

Hard things to hear

7:08 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports threats of a student bringing a weapon to school and that he will “shoot it up.” A student’s parent reported it just now to the principal. Another student heard him make threats. The student’s name and age were reported. 7:36 a.m. A call from the school secretary with contact information for the parents. 11:03 a.m. A Sgt. advised negative threats, school to handle.

Some things can’t be undone

10:37 a.m. Greenville. A caller requested to speak to a deputy to make a report. Her dog was shot on North Arm Road sometime between Jan. 24-25. 7 a.m. The dog is dead, a single rifle shot to the abdomen. The suspect is unknown. 11:30 a.m. The information was faxed to Animal Control. 1:16 p.m. Per Animal Control, the caller requested the information on file at this time, will recontact if any further assistance is needed. Animal Control was provided with the callers’ contact number.

Highway hazard

10:50 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a vehicle rollover. One party is in the vehicle and unable to get out. The call was transferred to CHP and the info given to SIFC. 11:10 a.m. CHP requested the information sent to the Road Department regarding icy roads. The information was sent.

No resolution

11:53 a.m. Portola. A caller requested a welfare check on a subject living in a small trailer in the back of the property. The subject has not been seen and when the water company went by there was no answer at the door, but the dogs were inside aggressively barking. 7:08 p.m. Deputies checked all trailers on the property; there was no answer at any. 7:32 p.m. A deputy advised unable to locate anyone in the area.

An exercise in caution

12:26 p.m. Quincy. A caller reported second-hand information that a subject is saying he is going to blow up his propane tank in the trailer. People in the trailer park are afraid. A subject and a victim were named. 12:32 p.m. The information was given to units. 1:27 p.m. One unit advised the suspect has tanks in the trailer. Units are evacuating the trailer park door to door. A request to page Quincy Fire to Hwy 70 and Barlow Road code 1 to stage. Request CHP at Blackhawk Road. 1:32 p.m. Quincy Fire was paged. The information was given to CHP and they will have a Sgt. contact the requesting unit. 1:34 p.m. CHP stopping traffic at west Chandler Road to evacuate the area from Blackhawk Road and the interior of the trailer park. 2:27 p.m. Per the unit on site, they are in a holding pattern. 3:23 p.m. Quincy Fire was released. 5:06 p.m. The two on site units report all units clear from the scene. The subject is inside his residence alone and units on scene will contact residents at the park.

Seemed like a good idea at the time

1:37 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a person slurring and stumbling in their county facility. He is slumped over. They request medical assistance for a male aged 60. PDH and Fire were paged. 1:45 p.m. A caller reports the suspect is now leaving on a blue bike and has been identified. Medical service is no longer requested.

The power of suggestion, uh … possession

3:44 p.m. Chester. A caller reports an argument at a shop. They want to return a pistol to the Sheriff’s department. The owner will not return her pistol to her. The dealer says she is a prohibited person and does not want to deal with her. 4:01 p.m. The caller was referred to a specified person. 4:33 p.m. The specified person advised the call can be closed.

Under lock and key

3:47 p.m. Greenville. A caller requests information on file that her ex accused her of stealing a safe key from the residence. The caller stated she no longer lives at the residence and only wants the information on file. 4:04 p.m. A caller requests to speak to a deputy regarding his wife coming into his residence and they are separating. 4:32 p.m. A deputy advised the caller wants the information on file, the caller is separating from his wife and there are ongoing issues.


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