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Sheriff’s Blotter Jan 9-10: Tumbling rocks, car wrecks, winter blues


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. 9-10

January 9

The winter version of “Fore”

7:10 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a rock slide in the northbound lane of at the Hwy 89 grade.

Liquid muck

7:10 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a mudslide in the road at Hwy 89 eastbound at the passing lanes right past Greenville. 7:28 a.m. A second caller reported with no new information. They confirmed mudslides in the eastbound lanes with no large rocks. 7:30 a.m. A third caller, no new information. 7:37 a.m. A fourth caller, no new information.

Adding to the mix

7:32 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a car vs. rock accident. One female driver, no injuries. The caller reports it is blocking both lanes. The female is in a Dodge pickup and collided with two big boulders.

Rocks rolling downhill

7:33 a.m. Paxton. CHP reports the canyon is closed due to multiple rock slides.

Too early for a game of Limbo

8:06 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a power line hanging in the middle of the street on Laurel Lane.

Out of line

8:11 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a neighbor threatened to shoot him. The caller put dogs outside and as he went out to get the dogs she yelled. The suspect is in her house, it just happened. There are no weapons visible. The suspect is unknown, in her 50s, bigger, no further information. 9:16 a.m. A deputy reports being at the location. A female subject was charged with making a threat that could result in great bodily injury or death. 4 p.m. Detectives report a search warrant is being served.


8:25 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports local flooding in the roadway between the CHP office and Safeway that is causing a hazard. The call was transferred to CHP.

Where’s the plunger

2:19 p.m. Portola. The State OES is reporting via email- 250 gallons of raw sewage is spilling onto the roadways (no exact location was given).


3:34 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle vs. building accident at Safeway. There are possibly injuries. The caller was transferred to CHP. PDH and Quincy Fire were paged. 4:13 p.m. A patient was transported.


3:55 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested at the Probation office on a charge of probation violation.

Poor reception

4:20 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a TV antenna hanging off a house over power lines. The caller requests assistance from the Fire department. 4:32 p.m. The information was passed on to the Beckwourth Fire Chief.

Battle scar

5:14 p.m. Blairsden. A caller reports possible damage to her garage due to an attempted break-in. The suspect is unknown. 8:06 p.m. A deputy advised no crime, suspicious circumstances only.


5:45 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a vehicle hit in the parking lot at Holiday Market in Chester. There are no injuries, it occurred earlier in the day. The suspect is unknown.

Horse halter hijack

6:22 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports stolen tack from her horse trailer at the FRC Equine unit. The suspect is unknown. Stolen items include a breast collar of cowhide with dark leather.

Soft landing

9:35 p.m. Canyon Dam. A caller reports a vehicle vs. snow bank accident. There are two occupants in the vehicle, one is out and one is still inside. 9:42 p.m. CHP advises the occupants are refusing medical. 9:46 p.m. A deputy confirmed the subjects are refusing medical. 10:26 p.m. CHP to handle.

Not so soft landing

9:54 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a rollover vehicle accident, third hand information. It is unknown if there are injuries or if the vehicle is on the road. The call was transferred to CHP. 9:58 p.m. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC were paged. 10:01 p.m. The subject was contacted via phone and confirmed it was a non-injury solo occupant accident. 10:22 p.m. Medics advised the patient declined against medical advice.

Late night apparition

11:09 p.m. Cromberg. A caller is rambling about several trucks outside and kids. After several minutes the caller advises the kids may be snooping around his house. 11:50 p.m. The caller recontacted via 911 and said he saw people trying to “rob him.” The caller went across the street to a friend’s house on Hwy 70. The subjects are a male and female, with no vehicle. Jan. 10, midnight. The caller recontacted via 911 and advised two subjects are outside his residence currently, not trying to break in. 12:48 a.m. A male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk in public.

January 10

Chilled to the bone

1:54 a.m. Mohawk. A caller reports someone attempted to break in her trailer and has now broken into her car and is sitting in the front seat. There are unknown weapons. The vehicle was described. 2:20 a.m. The caller recontacted and advised the subject may need medical attention, no suitable clothing and is very weak. A deputy is out with one subject. 2:43 a.m. EPHC was paged for a female subject with hypothermia and confusion. 3:21 a.m. Medics are transporting one.

Early morning or late night

1:57 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a verbal argument, the parties are separated. One known female subject is intoxicated and screaming. There are no weapons. 2:13 a.m. A deputy contacted the female half who is not intoxicated and is okay. The female half advised the male half is on drugs and the deputy will be on the lookout.

Illegal fishing

9:26 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a new bank fraud for a non-profit found this weekend and would like to make a report. The victim is Lake Almanor Fishing Association. 10:18 a.m. The information was taken. 7:01 p.m. Refer to the criminal report.

Discount shopper

1:09 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her EBT info is being used at somewhere called “Quincy Market.” She has already reported it to the Welfare Department and they advised her to contact us for a police report. 1:36 a.m. A deputy advised the caller is unsure if the crime occurred in Plumas County and will recontact the Welfare Department and recontact if necessary.

A suspicious murder (of crows)

2:41 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a suspicious amount of crows near the railroad tracks, now sees a blanket on the side of the road, near the area, and would like someone to check it out. 3:01 p.m. The information was given to CHP; requests to check the area if available. 3:29 p.m. CHP is out of the area and unable to check the area. 5:11 p.m. A deputy advised a calf hide was found, nothing else suspicious.

Falling rock

6:25 p.m. Indian Falls. A caller advises there is a rock slide in the southbound lane on Hwy 89 just north of the Wye.

Hawk eye

8:09 p.m. Greenville. A caller is a husband at work and wants probation to check on his wife because she’s acting suspicious and he things she’s using again. Jan. 11, 12:12 a.m. A deputy attempted to contact the caller to advise him to call Probation tomorrow. A message was left.


8:54 p.m. Portola. A caller reports her brother got back from the store and started to park his car. The neighbor started yelling about where he was parking and threatened to park the caller’s car in the driveway with his snowplow. The cousin went outside to look at the car and the subject raised his plow and pushed snow into him. The caller’s brother has the subject on video assaulting the cousin with the snowplow. 9:48 p.m. CHP advises contacting the parties who agreed to keep the peace and are okay.





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