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 4-Jan. 6, 2022
12:06 a.m. Graeagle. A caller requests medical assistance for an elderly female fall victim with a head injury. The information was transferred to Eastern Plumas Hospital. Graeagle Fire was paged. 12:47 a.m. A message was sent to County Roads that Fire said the roads need to be plowed. 1:36 a.m. Emergency services advised transporting one.
12:05 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a tree on Stampfli Lane fell on a house, no injuries are reported. PG&E are already aware and request notification of Indian Valley Fire.
Asking for trouble
2:36 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a disturbance with a named female subject who is intoxicated and beating on the door and yelling. 2:48 a.m. A deputy advised the subject left in a green Pontiac sedan and requests the info be given to CHP. The deputy then located the vehicle. The subject was not in the vehicle and the deputy will look around for her. 2:56 a.m. The deputy advised it was a verbal argument only, the subject was gone upon arrival, and Temporary Restraining Order procedures were provided to the caller. 3:02 a.m. The caller reports the subject has returned. The info was given to the deputy in dispatch. 4:49 a.m. The subject was issued a drunk in public violation.
6:45 a.m. Chester. A caller reports he is with Lassen Rural Business and is stuck on the road. The call was transferred to CHP. 7:46 a.m. CHP reports the roads are extremely icy and requests County Roads be notified. 8:34 a.m. County Roads notified.
And from the opposite end of Plumas County …
7:07 a.m. Portola. A caller reports the roads are extremely icy and requests County Roads be notified. 8:35 a.m. County Roads notified.
“Elderly” at 60, yikes!
7:53 a.m. Clio. A caller requests a welfare check on an elderly subject that lives alone. She spoke to him last week and he needed food and medical supplies. Now she cannot reach him. She does not have a vehicle that can get in to his residence. The subject is 60 years old and has MS. 8:46 a.m. A deputy hiked in on foot to the subject’s house and advises the subject is okay. He is snowed in, has no cell service, and requests no assistance. 9:47 a.m. Dispatch is unable to reach the caller to advise her. 9:52 a.m. The deputy advises the caller is aware.
Unexpected water feature
8:15 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a water main is broken and spraying water and flooding the parking lot; it’s almost into the buildings. 8:20 a.m. The City was notified via the answering service, there was no answer at the City numbers. 8:37 a.m. Assistance is complete.
Yogi strives for safe recreation
10:04 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports he left his snowmobile helmets at the staging area. When he returned a few minutes later to get them, they were gone. The items are two snowmobile helmets; one is blue with yellow flames and “Try Lee” with a Go Pro 3 label. The other is dull gray of an unknown brand.
Yep! It’s gone
10:47 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports his vehicle is missing; it is possibly a civil matter. The vehicle is a white 2002 Trailblazer. The male suspect’s first name was provided, unknown last name. 12:01 p.m. A detective drove to the address; the vehicle was not located. 12:28 p.m. The detective advised looking in Quincy for the vehicle but was unable to locate it and will notify the caller. 2:22 p.m. A message was left informing the caller that the vehicle was not located.
Leak ignores high gas prices
12:29 p.m. Delleker. A female caller requests the Fire Dept. A generator is leaking gasoline on the back deck. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged. 12:53 p.m. Fire advised the fuel line had a leak. It was turned off and moved away from the house.
Rowdy parent cited
1:53 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a deputy. A female is causing a verbal disturbance. A subject was named. 2:11 p.m. A deputy contacted the subject and advised it was a verbal argument only with the caller, and both parties agreed to keep the peace. 3:13 p.m. The caller called again and is very upset and wants something done. The subject is disturbing him and neighbors. The apartment manager and Mental Health don’t seem to be helping. The information was sent to a detective in dispatch. 3:19 p.m. Calls were made to contact the caller but no answer. A message was left. 3:38 p.m. The subject was issued a corporal injury of spouse violation. 4:30 p.m. CPS was notified and has taken custody of two juveniles.
Taking liberties, AND the TV!
2:36 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports someone broke into a home and threatened her son, took the TV and the sound bar. The subject came in through the dog door. The subject was named. 2:40 p.m. The items were a 55” flat screen and a 30” sound bar. The subject was living there but has since moved out within the last five days. 2:57 p.m. The detective contacted the caller and reported no crime, it’s a civil matter, and civil procedures were provided. An attempt was made to contact the suspect. A message was left for a call back.
3:16 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a male fell through a window and cut his wrist. There is uncontrolled bleeding. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC were paged. 3:23 Eastern Plumas Fire was paged. 3:42 p.m. The subject was transported to EPHC.
5:24 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a two-vehicle accident at the end of her driveway on Hwy 70 with unknown injuries. The call was transferred to CHP. A second caller reported the accident that is blocking traffic. The vehicle is still on the roadway. A third call came in and was transferred to CHP. 5:27 p.m. PDH and Quincy Fire were paged. 6:13 p.m. Assistance was complete and required no transport.
Hard sell and subsequent territory dispute
5:55 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports that an unwanted Realtor has entered her home. While on the line, a second party advised the unwanted party was stopped by the current Realtor and did not enter the property. The caller then hung up.
Moving day disaster
6:32 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a named subject put the caller in a choke hold and the caller wants to press charges. The caller is now at Evergreen Market; all parties are separated. The caller went to get his things and has nowhere to go. The caller advised his things were thrown into the trashcan. 7:56 p.m. A deputy advised a verbal argument only. Contact was made with all parties. The caller was provided a ride to the Gold Pan Motel.
Jeep, jeep, jeep
6:38 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports an intoxicated driver unable to maintain lane on Hwy 70 eastbound past Hwy 89. The vehicle is a Jeep, dark in color. The information was relayed to CHP.
Late night hazards
11:19 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports an injured deer that has been hit on Hwy 70 between Hwy 89 and Mohawk. It is partially in the road.
Getting the lay of the land
10:11 a.m. Portola. A caller reports his girlfriend’s car was struck. Another neighbor came out and caused an argument and stated, “Do you want your windows broken again?” The caller requests the information on file.
10:27 a.m. Quincy. A caller can hear and smell a propane leak behind the Paradise Grill Restaurant. Quincy Fire Dept. was paged. 11:34 a.m. Assistance was completed.
10:48 a.m. Quincy. Probation reports the arrest of subject on charges of being under the influence of drugs.
Rare hibernating polar van spotted in its den
11:03 a.m. Graeagle. An agency reports an x-ray observation near the University of Earth on Hwy 70 of a white mini van in a ditch, partially covered in snow on the north side of the roadway facing eastbound. CHP will respond.
Truant canine forgets permission slip
11:36 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a loose dog, white with black spots, in the store. The caller will keep the dog until Animal Control arrives. 2:27 p.m. Animal Control advises issuing a citation to the owner for no dog license.
Resuscitate my car?
1:39 p.m. Quincy. A caller is intoxicated. It is not clear what she wants; she is very upset. Her car won’t start, a green Pontiac, on the north side of Lee Road. She requests an ambulance for general illness. PDH was paged and Quincy Fire. 1:58 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.
2:14 p.m. Quincy. An older male caller said some tree limbs fell on unknown lines and are now across his garage. Quincy Fire was paged. 2:23 p.m. Fire advised it is a power line and notified PG&E. 2:46 p.m. PG&E advised a 20-minute ETA. 2:47 p.m. Quincy Fire advised PG&E on the scene; assistance is complete.
Smoking in Portola
2:23 p.m. Portola. A male caller advised power lines have fallen. Smoke is seen. Liberty Energy was notified. 2:34 p.m. Liberty Energy is responding from Loyalton. 3:05 p.m. Fire advised Liberty utilities are on the scene, Fire is clear.
Barred from clean clothes and written communication
2:29 p.m. Portola. A caller advised a restrained party has just walked by his location. This is a violation of the order. The subject was named. There is a valid TRO that expires 3/23/22. 3:10 p.m. A sergeant advised information on file only, there was no violation. The suspect was getting laundry and mail.
Mum’s the word
3:57 p.m. Quincy. Plumas District Hospital reports treating a victim from a possible domestic violence that occurred on Jan. 3. The info was relayed to a deputy. 4:17 p.m. A deputy contacted the victim. She refused to provide any information.
Neighbor judges visiting suitor
4:55 p.m. Quincy. A caller advised there was a bear on her neighbor’s front porch last night. The number to Fish & Wildlife was provided.
Mystery solved: family disappearance at dusk explained
5:30 p.m. A caller reports they hit a deer half a mile west of Loyalton on Hwy 49 and need a deputy response. The info was sent to Sierra County Sheriff Office.
Permission for unauthorized household demolition not granted
5:48 p.m. Chester. A caller reports his home is being destroyed. A subject hit the walls and doors. The subject was named and is in the back of the house and the caller is in the living room. The subject has a current warrant outstanding. CHP reports there are no units in the area. 6:09 p.m. A deputy reports a verbal argument only. The subject has a court date for the warrant.
Safety not guaranteed
5:55 p.m. Chester. A caller advised a car is off the causeway. It is a white truck and she stopped to help the man. He is out of the truck. 6:28 p.m. The vehicle is out of the roadway.
Light show offers alternative to fireworks
6:35 p.m. Quincy. A sergeant advised receiving a report of suspicious red and white flashing lights on the mountain, Mount Hough at Four Corners.
7:31 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller requests a welfare check on two juveniles. The caller stated she saw the parents smoking marijuana and doing drugs. It is unknown if there are weapons in the home. The suspects were named. There are two kids, age 3 and 7, both girls. 7:34 p.m. The residence location and the subject’s vehicles were described. 8:28 p.m. A deputy contacted the suspects and the juveniles are all okay. There were no signs of drugs or intoxication. The parties believe it is a family member harassing them. The deputy requested the information be sent to the DA and CPS.
7:45 p.m. Portola. A caller near the Sleepy Pines Motel reports she hit a deer. She is no longer in the area. The car is operational. The deer is not in the road. The driver is a little shaken. There were no injuries.
Rituals not abandoned
8:05 p.m. Hallelujah Junction. A caller reports a large fire about one mile south of Red Rock Road on the west side of the highway. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. 8:42 p.m. SV Fire is on the scene and reports there is a bonfire controlled; assistance is complete.
9:45 p.m. Chester. A caller reports her neighbors are not home but there is a suspicious vehicle parked near the end of the cul-de-sac. It is a small car of unknown color. There are lights flashing on and off near the house.
Rendezvous relocated due to fog
10:14 p.m. Graeagle. A caller requests medical assistance for an elderly female with a blood clot. Graeagle Fire was paged and EPHC. 10:46 p.m. Fire requests a helicopter to Mill Pond for a possible stroke. 10:50 p.m. Careflight accepted the call with an ETA of 11:06 p.m. 11:08 p.m. Careflight advised they are unable to land due to fog. The information was sent to Medic 3. Medic 3 is enroute to Nervino Airport. 11:47 p.m. The patient was transported.
7:02 a.m. Portola. CHP transferred a call about a single vehicle accident. One occupant is pregnant. The caller was transferred to EPHC. 9:17 a.m. The patient was transported to Renown Hospital.
Getting the story straight
10:43 a.m. Quincy. A nurse at the hospital reports physical violence of a victim. 11:23 a.m. A deputy advised the suspect and victim both deny any abuse.
1:25 p.m. Portola. A nurse reports a male resident in the skilled nursing home made an unwanted kiss on a female resident. The info was faxed to EPHC and a report was sent to dispatch. 2:36 p.m. A sergeant advises no crime. Both subjects have dementia. The hospital is just doing their due diligence.
And the walls came a tumblin’ down
2:35 p.m. Cromberg. The west side of Hwy 70 at Camp Layman is blocked by a rockslide. The info was transferred to CHP. A second call came in reporting the slide.
Assault results in hospital visit
2:48 p.m. Quincy. A report of assault was made. PDH advised they may have an additional party at the Emergency Room involved in a domestic violence incident. The info was relayed to a deputy.
Reminder: Don’t eat yellow snow or, County impacted
3:17 p.m. Portola. A blockage in a sewer line from baby wipes has caused sewage to back up, and release out of a man hole, into a ditch along Hwy 70. The release is located near a waterway with potential impacts from snow run-off. Sewage soaked into the snow berm. The reporting party disinfected the area, however, was unable to recover any material. No waterways are impacted at the time of the report.
5:07 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports two male suspects, one is trying to break the gate. One subject is a male adult wearing a red hoodie and a white beanie and is on the property. The other is a male wearing a black hoodie and black pants and is outside the gate. 5:30 p.m. The caller called back and was able to look at more camera footage. There is a homeless area to the left of the property; the suspects are on foot from this location. 5:50 p.m. A deputy advised the residence is okay; there are no fresh footprints in the snow. The suspects were gone upon arrival, and the deputy was unable to locate them.
Dog leaves offering for a change of clothes and laundry money
5:44 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports dogs are peeing on her tires. Clothes have been taken, and laundry money is missing. 5:54 p.m. A sergeant advises no crime, suspicious circumstances only. It appears the caller may be having mental health issues. Mental Health services were offered, and the caller refused. Information is to be put on file only.
There’s a vacant rental property in Quincy?
6:33 p.m. Quincy. A caller advised there is a suspicious subject at her vacant rental property. The neighbor called her, and she has no further information. 6:50 p.m. No suspicious activity or persons were located.
Visiting hours are over
7:54 p.m. Portola. A female caller wants a welfare check on a residence. 8:02 p.m. The caller recontacted to report several dogs need care and one has run away. The caller’s husband has tried to make contact, no answer. The caller said the homeowner is deceased and they need to contact the daughter. The daughter was contacted, she is caretaking the dogs, and is on the way to the residence. The information was faxed to Animal Control. 8:15 p.m. The daughter called to say the dog was not theirs, it is another hound dog in the area; the owner is unknown.