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Sheriff’s Blotter: Jan. 9-11

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-Jan. 11, 2022

Jan. 9

Impatience grows

1:02 p.m. Spring Garden. A caller reports ongoing harassment of her mother. She has a restraining order however it has not been served yet and the harassment is continuing. The caller requests contact. 1:56 p.m. Civil procedures were provided. There is no crime. The caller will attempt to contact the Civil Division tomorrow for an assist to serve the restraining order.

Going Federal

1:03 p.m. Chester. A caller reports his PO Box was broken into. 2:14 p.m. A sergeant contacted the caller and reported theft of mail.

Looking for love

1:18 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports finding a dog, a German Shepherd with a green collar, no tags, and friendly. 2:41 p.m. The dog was secured at Animal Control.

Equine crew inspired by the Mick Jagger

1:25 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports three loose horses in the roadway. The caller does not know the owner. 1:26 p.m. The information was transferred to CHP.

Calling for tech support

3:23 p.m. Vinton. A caller requests a call back from a deputy over a possible issue with her dog being missing and someone posting it on Facebook, and that person is not giving her the information on where to pick up the dog. 3:52 p.m. A deputy advised contacting the caller who was requesting assistance with the Craigslist post. The deputy is unable to assist with the issue with the post. The caller was advised to email Craigslist to get the original post person’s contact information. No further assistance was needed.

“License to care” denied

3:46 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on her daughter. The caller said she is concerned for the subject’s wellbeing due to the cold temperatures and the subject living in her car. 4:48 p.m. A deputy contacted the subject, who is okay, and very agitated with the caller. The subject advised that the caller is no longer allowed to request welfare checks on her.

Stop to receive your many awards

6:36 p.m. Portola. A caller reports that a subject passed him on Hwy 70 and sideswiped his vehicle. There were no injuries and both parties have pulled over. The information was sent to CHP. 6:47 p.m. CHP advised to be on the lookout for a dark colored Dodge pickup and provided the license plate. The driver is possibly intoxicated and was last seen at mile marker 88.70. 7:28 p.m. CHP advised the subject was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and blue jeans, both were baggy. CHP is advising their unit is attempting to pull over a vehicle that is possibly the subject and failed to yield from Dotta Guidici. The subject vehicle was traveling over 90 mph. CHP advised a plate match on the subject vehicle that failed to yield and is passing the Buttes, still westbound on Hwy 70. 10 p.m. A deputy advised the arrest of the subject. Jan. 10, 2:01 a.m. The male subject was charged with evading an officer by driving opposite of traffic, felony reckless evading, misdemeanor hit and run, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving with a blood alcohol level exceeding .08 percent, driving without insurance, battery on a peace officer, and assault with a deadly weapon.

Jan. 10

Off the beaten path

2:54 a.m. Blairsden. A caller advised a vehicle broke down along Little Bear Rd. The caller could not provide information on why the driver was not calling but did say they are attempting to contact local tow companies but are getting no answer. It was difficult to get information due to language differences.

A head in the sand still works?

7:44 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports her daughter was almost bit by a neighbor’s dog. The dad went to the trailer. The door was open, and a car was there but the owner would not come out. The dog is a Pitbull. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Not a great start to the morning

7:46 a.m. Spring Garden. A caller reports an overturned vehicle just off the road. One person is out walking around and appears to be uninjured. The vehicle is a gray Honda Element SUV. The roads are very icy. The information was transferred to CHP. The accident is just west of Lee Summit. CHP did not answer. The line disconnected. 8:58 a.m. CHP is aware and handling the situation.

Biting the hand that feeds

9:40 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a dog bite case. The bite occurred Jan. 8. The victim is the owner of the dog.

Too young to drive

12:27 p.m. Cromberg. A caller requests assistance. Her car is running. Her child is in the car and the car door is locked. She has Geiko and they told her to call 911. The call was transferred to CHP. 12:40 p.m. CHP spoke to the caller who advised she would call AAA herself.

Not getting the message

1:03 p.m. Quincy. A caller reported a named subject. He was letting her stay at his place, but she was asked to leave. Now she is causing problems. The caller requested it be documented and the information on file that if he calls 911, that is why.

Speaking up for take out

1:41 p.m. West Shore Lake Almanor. A caller reports she is calling for herself and several neighbors. They have not had trash pickup from the trash company for a month. They all took their trash to the dump and the bears and other animals have made a mess and a public hazard. 1:42 p.m. The caller advises she left a message for a specific County Supervisor.

Getting off with a slap

2:27 p.m. Chester. A caller reports his neighbor is pulling out and is driving under the influence. The subject is in a black truck with a camper shell. While on the line the caller advised that the subject hit a garbage can and is possibly stuck in the snow bank. The subject name was provided. 3:05 p.m. A sergeant reports citing the subject for driving without valid registration and operating a vehicle with worn tires.


3:51 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a resident subject walked into the laundry room and is not allowed to walk near the office. The subject walked up to the office to deliver papers. The caller wants to press charges. 4:15 p.m. The information is on file.

One way to pay it forward

4:19 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports he lost his wallet at SavMor today. The information is on file.

What’s the story?

7:37 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports suspicious circumstances. A female is limping/walking southbound on Hwy 89 near Taylorsville. She has a beanie hat on. The caller reports there are no cars in the area.

Too late for additional offers

9:10 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a group of adults at a residence across the street on High St. attempting to gain access to that residence. The caller said the home is currently in escrow. The caller does not know the subjects. 9:23 p.m. A deputy advises it does not appear anyone has been in or near the house. The deputy spoke to the caller who he believes to be having a mental episode.

Going in circles

10:40 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a suspicious truck circling Industrial Park. The truck has been there twice, and he does not believe it is the tenant. The truck is a single cab long bed, possibly a blue Chevy. A caller advised he will call back if the truck returns and will request a deputy response. If the truck does not return, the caller only requests patrol checks throughout the night. 12:37 p.m. A deputy advised doing a patrol check.

Jan. 11

There’s something in the water

8:21 a.m. A caller advises there is a problem with the Indian Valley Water District. The caller has information that needs to be known, and spoke to the DA’s office who advised her to make a report. 9:31 a.m. A sergeant advises no answer when calling back. 12:58 p.m. A sergeant contacted the caller and documented that the General Manager is getting paid too much per his contract. There is no crime, info on file only.

Cleaning up on our own timetable

9:35 a.m. Massack. A caller advises USFS will be burning in the Massack/Squirrel Creek area today.

Early warning system

10:58 a.m. Greenville. A caller is wanting medical help, she feels like she is positive for Covid.

Keeping a lookout

2:34 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports there is a fire on Mount Hough. The caller was informed there are multiple controlled burns in the area.

Don’t mess with the mail

4:19 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports his mailbox lock has been tampered with. The caller is unsure what to do. He is unable to get his mail out. 8:57 p.m. The deputy advised the information is on file. The caller will contact the postmaster who will assist.

Get the story straight

4:22 p.m. Portola. A caller requests a call back after 5:30 p.m. The daughter is not giving the address of her friend she claims to be staying with. The caller reports the daughter ran away and has been missing since Friday Jan. 8. The caller said he has been in contact with her, but she is unwilling to return home or give her location.

Culprits contained

4:56 p.m. Blairsden. A caller reports shots fired, they can be heard in the background, possibly near the Park n Ride. 5:16 p.m. CHP made contact with two people, and they were advised not to shoot in the area.

Living in the spotlight

7:05 p.m. Portola. A caller reports his neighbor is harassing him with a floodlight. The subject was identified, and the caller requests no calls after 9 p.m. The caller is very angry and advised he has made a report about this matter and feels nothing is being done to help him. 8:59 p.m. A deputy advised the caller to contact the city for code enforcement.

Exercising that right to refuse service to anyone

7:37 p.m. Portola. A caller requests a deputy come to the store for two women who came into the store trying to get information from the store. The store manager is wanting to make a report and requests the deputy come to the store. 9 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who was advised to tell his staff to contact the Sheriff’s Office if the subjects come back. The caller said the suspects were told to leave but not formally trespassed.

A picture is worth a thousand words

7:38 p.m. Portola. A caller got a text from a victim and wants a welfare check because the victim sent her a text message with a picture today that showed injuries to her eye. The subject has a history of domestic violence, and the victim is not wanting to report her injuries. It possibly happened yesterday. The subject and victim were named. The caller was not sure of the address but advised it is across the street from a specified store and next to another one.

More covid

8:50 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on his mother. He stated his mother was seen at PDH last night and he is unable to get a hold of her. She tested positive for Covid. There is another person on the call. Both callers said they do not know the victim’s address, as well as both living out of the area. PDH would not provide any information to the caller about the victim’s address. 10:14 p.m. A deputy checked with PDH, and the patient was discharged on Jan. 10 to a sister. A deputy checked the resident address obtained from PDH, no one was home. There is no further information on the victim’s whereabouts now. The deputy spoke with the caller and told him to call back when any additional information was available. Jan. 11, 10:28 p.m. A deputy contacted the sister in Twain, who is caring for the victim, and was asked to call in the morning as the victim was currently sleeping.

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