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Sheriff’s Blotter July 5-6: In the wake of High Sierra, Plumas County returns to normal

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 July 5-6

July 5

Quick response 

12:04 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports an extremely loud party in the area, the exact address is unknown, but a lot of screaming and yelling is heard. 12:18 a.m. The area was checked, and nothing was heard, unable to locate any disturbance.

Burning the midnight oil

1:11 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports she can see flames in the flats, possibly a campfire. 1:27 a.m. A deputy located an attended burn pile, and it is okay.

Hit a cow

2:26 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports she just hit a cow. She is not injured but the cow appears to be dead. The call was transferred to CHP.

Sharp tempers threaten innocent

7:10 a.m. Chester. A caller requests to speak to a deputy regarding a neighbor who is threatening to injure the caller’s animal. The caller stated that the neighbor said she is going to put glass out where her dog walks. 8:13 a.m. A deputy contacted both parties, both were counseled and agreed to keep the peace.

Independent at a cost

8:13 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a very skinny dog in the roadway at Maddalena Road and Hwy 70. The caller was transferred to CHP and faxed to Animal Control.


9:04 a.m. Greenville. A caller requested a welfare check on a close friend. The door is locked but the window is open. The caller had contact with the subject two days ago. The subject is in her early 70s. 9:19 a.m. The caller was contacted and informed that the subject was flown to Renown Hospital two nights ago. While on the phone the caller’s wife was able to contact the subject.

Yoo hoo

9:15 a.m. Prattville. A deputy received information from USFS about a stuck vehicle on Humbug Road. There is no USFS law enforcement in the area. 9:34 a.m. A deputy confirmed the vehicle is the same one that CHP handled on July 4.

Sticky fingers and a green thumb

10:41 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that someone stole her potted plants from in front of her house. 1:29 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Check-out time

12:34 p.m. Chester. A caller at a motel reports a male is intoxicated and on the couch in the lobby harassing employees. 12:55 p.m. The male subject left on foot out of the driveway. 1:06 p.m. A deputy advised the subject is no longer at the motel and was unable to locate the subject in the area. All belongings have been removed from the room. 3:05 p.m. A caller reports an assault victim is sitting outside of his store. The caller has no further information on the victim. 4:19 p.m. The victim/subject was identified as the same subject from the motel. The subject was trespassed from the Lassen Club.

Hard times for all

2:44 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports his sister is taking personal items from their dad’s burned down home and requested to speak to a deputy. 3:47 a.m. Civil procedures were provided. Next of kin is going through the father’s property, no crime.

Unlucky? Or perhaps very lucky

3:42 p.m. Portola. Reno Police Dept. reports being dispatched to St. Mary’s for a report of a victim of a gunshot wound. The victim reported accidently shooting himself in the hand today while at Frenchman Lake. Per Reno PD, it was accidental and there is no evidence of crime.

Dangerous drive

5:28 p.m. Indian Falls. A male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk driving on Hwy 70 east of the Greenville Wye.

Familiar face

9:13 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a trespasser at her residence. The male subject was known by name. 11:05 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

July 6


12:08 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports finding two Husky dogs running on Highway 70 at C Road. The dogs jumped in her vehicle. They have no collars or tags. The caller will transport them to Animal Control.

Oh no Mr. Bill! Or Serious change of plans for the day

11:24 a.m. West Lake Almanor. A caller reports after launching a boat by Plumas Pines, the boat sunk all the way down 23 feet underwater. 12:57 p.m. The caller was advised that a report will be filed with the California Department of Boating and Waterways.

Bears love Juicy Fruit gum

1:31 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her car was broken into sometime over the night. Nothing appears to have been stolen but the vehicle is very rummaged through.

Not zoned “residential”

2:03 p.m. Portola. A caller reported a known person has a storage unit he is living in and has a large amount of trash. Law enforcement contacted the subject who denied living in the unit. The caller will begin eviction proceedings.

Fourth of July aftershock

6:39 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a large jolt of unknown origin, no property damage, possibly an explosion in the area.

Two sets of eyes, two different impressions

6:45 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports juveniles drinking at the pond, two boys and two girls. The vehicles involved were a black pickup, a small red SUV, and a black Jeep. 7:07 p.m. A deputy contacted a group of juveniles who were hanging out after swimming, no crime or mischief.


8:01 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a vehicle hit his parked car. The caller said the subject is possibly intoxicated. The subject and residence address were provided. The information was given to CHP.

The great outdoors

10:45 p.m. Antelope Lake. A caller advised there is a disturbance with campers who will not follow the camp rules. The caller advised that the subjects are intoxicated. 10:52 p.m. The caller advised the unknown subjects are approximately 30 people in the campsite and the caller requests deputy contact. Unable to get further information due to poor cell service. July 7, 12:20 a.m. A deputy checked the campground which had approximately 10 people camping who were not being loud.

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