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Sheriff’s Blotter June 21-22: False alarms, agitation, and lost folk

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 June 21-22


2:47 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a known person is out in front of her residence and is stumbling around. The subject was just at his brother’s tearing holes in the wall with a pocketknife. 3:24 a.m. The male subject was arrested on charges of under the influence of a controlled substance, and vandalism.

A crack in community spirit

7:15 a.m. Chester. A caller reports vandalism inside the amphitheater. The piano and men’s bathroom have been busted up. 10:44 a.m. A criminal report was filed for Chester Park.

Mad flash

7:56 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a car pulling out of a house very fast, then soon came back and started screaming something to an older lady about going inside and making your own breakfast. The caller heard loud slamming from inside and is concerned for the older female. The caller is unsure who the subjects were and what the address of the house is. 8:25 a.m. The information was given to the deputy in dispatch. 9:27 a.m. A Sgt. contacted the parties who advised all is okay. The subject was having a dementia episode.

Painting in the background

9:38 a.m. Portola. A caller reports his neighbor is blind, with anger issues and on heavy meds and owns a handgun. The subject was named and is currently not home and not causing a disturbance. The caller requests the information be on file and will recontact if further assistance is needed or if a crime has occurred.

Rolling red

11:14 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a chip truck on fire just turned onto Lee Road. Quincy Fire was paged. 11:19 a.m. A deputy advised unable to locate from Grocery Outlet up Cemetery Hill. Deputies will check Lee Road area. 11:24 a.m. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate anything. 11:34 a.m. Quincy Fire advised they were unable to locate anything in the area. All units are clear.

Where’s the joy?

11:36 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a stolen 2007 white Chevy pickup truck with silver doors. The suspect is possibly a 20– to 23-year-old female with shoulder length dark hair. The vehicle was taken some time in the night June 20-21. 1:18 p.m. The information was broadcasted. 2:41 p.m. A caller stated he saw the truck in the area of the Hwy near Prattville but then the truck sped off. The call was transferred to CHP. 3:19 p.m. A female subject was charged with joyriding.

Water additives

2:17 p.m. Storrie. Cal OES advises a PG&E contract employee was drilling under a culvert when the ground fractured, and drilling fluid was released into the water. The release is stopped and contained but the material is unrecoverable.

Charcoal kit-kat

3 p.m. Chester. A caller reports three kittens are meowing in the burnt building. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Outdoor habitat or Living in the wild

4:14 p.m. Portola. A caller reports hearing a disturbance from the homeless camp on Taylor Ave. The caller can hear a baby crying and a female and a male yelling at each other. 5:05 p.m. A Sgt. contacted a known female who advised there was a verbal argument with a known male. The male half was gone upon arrival.

Public park

5:15 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested at Dame Shirley Park on a charge of under the influence of a controlled substance.

On the edge of wild

8:36 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports that her dog just came back home bloody and she believes her dog attacked another dog. The caller requests contact from Animal Control to turn over her dog and put it to sleep. 8:41 p.m. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Pioneer Park

9 p.m. Quincy. A female subject was arrested on charges of probation violation, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of methamphetamine.

Call it a night

9:47 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports his neighbor’s kids are throwing unknown objects at his house. The juvenile’s residence address was provided. 10:22 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and multiple juveniles who were playing in the rear of the residence, no vandalism. The juveniles agreed to go home for the night.

Just in case

10:06 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports a defective railroad crossing signal. The arms to the railroad crossing signal are down but no trains are in the area. Union Pacific Railroad has a one-hour ETA. The information was transmitted to CHP.

Locked out in the cold

11:29 p.m. A caller reports a verbal argument with her husband who locked her out of the house and refused to give her vehicle keys, so she is not able to leave. June 22, 12:25 a.m. A deputy contacted both parties who had a verbal dispute and agreed to keep the peace.

June 22

Smoky mountains

10:29 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports smoke west up on the ridge near Whitehawk. The call was transferred to USFS.

More water additives

1:44 p.m. Canyon Dam. A caller reports that while drilling under a culvert, the ground fractured, and the drilling fluid spilled into Wolf Creek. The release has been stopped and contacted. A contractor will be conducting the clean-up.


2:30 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a known subject is sitting outside in his car. The caller said the subject just got done digging a trench outside his trailer and wants to know why and what the plan is. The caller also stated that the subject said he has a tow truck on the way and is going to have his trailer towed. 2:54 p.m. A Sgt. contacted both parties. The Sgt. confirmed the property lines and advised that all parties are okay.

How was work?

4:42 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports two males took a wrong road and are unable to go forward on Butterfly Valley/Twain Road due to the road collapsing. They are unable to turn around. The caller is in an F250 dually towing a large trailer. They are from a company called Homeland Fleet. 4:53 p.m. Contacted Quincy Tow and they advised their main driver is busy but will contact when they get a hold of the other driver. 4:54 p.m. Attempted to contact the subject’s bosses to notify them about the employees but there was no answer and unable to leave a voicemail. 5:04 p.m. Quincy Tow is attempting to assist. 5:05 p.m. The caller’s boss recontacted to confirm the location of the incident and to advise that the subjects have a company credit card that they can use to pay for tow services. 5:09 p.m. CHP was undated.

Oops-a-daisy or Of all the gin joints …

5:28 p.m. Quincy. A vehicle hit a building, Quincy Auto, there are no injuries. The subject is on the scene. The information was transmitted to CHP.


7:02 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports smoke on the west side of Mohawk Valley. The information was transmitted to USFS.

Roughing it

7:07 p.m. Chester. A caller reports being scammed by a subject who claimed to be a PCT hiker. The subject has left the property but keeps returning uninvited. The subject is heavy set, blonde hair, blue eyes, with a mullet haircut, no facial hair, wearing shorts and a camouflage long-sleeve t-shirt, a knee brace and backpack. 7:19 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who requested the information be on file. No assistance is needed currently.


7:25 p.m. Vinton. A caller reports a possible drunk driver in a white F250 with toolboxes on the side. The information was transmitted to CHP.

The eagle has landed

7:38 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a rollover accident on Lake Davis Road, two miles from Cromberg. It is a white truck and advises there are no injuries. There is a single occupant, the driver only, who is possibly intoxicated.


7:59 p.m. La Porte. A call came in, can barely hear the caller. There are hikers possibly lost on the mountain in the area of La Porte Road after the bridge. There are five adults driving a white Cadillac sedan. 8:04 p.m. The caller reports they found the trail and are heading back to the vehicle. The caller will call back to confirm they are okay. 8:11 p.m. The caller recontacted to advise they are missing one person in the group. A female age 21 in blue shorts, tennis shoes, and a white sweatshirt, who was last seen about 15 minutes ago. 8:13 p.m. The caller advised the missing female arrived at the car. No further assistance is needed.

Change of heart

10:37 p.m. Chester. A caller reports animal abuse to a dog she gave to someone. The caller got a text from the subject stating she beat the dog multiple times then let the dog loose in Chester. 10:50 p.m. The caller requested a follow-up. She will take the dog back. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

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