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Sheriff’s Blotter June 23-24: Spills and suspicious activities


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 23-24

Established pattern

5:50 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a known male subject stole her car last night. CHP will not take the report because the caller allows the subject to drive her car. 6:27 a.m. The caller requested a call back. 7:57 a.m. A detective advised the call can be closed. The caller was seen in her vehicle not driving.

Violent behavior

11:43 a.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a known female is stabbing herself and going after the son with a butcher knife. 11:49 a.m. Recontacting the caller, it is a third-hand report, the caller is not on the scene. The caller confirmed the address on Arlington Road. The caller said the subject is outside the residence causing a verbal disturbance and has scissors on her person. The subject only stabbed herself. The children and male half are inside the residence. The caller said that the subject is naked outside. 11:52 a.m. Request that PDH stage. CHP advised they are on the way also. 11:59 a.m. A helicopter was requested to stage at the loading zone. The location was given to REMSA Air. 12:04 p.m. Careflight 3 accepted from Truckee with an ETA of 12:43 p.m. 12:08 p.m. A deputy requested Animal Control to quarantine a dog. The deputy was bit by the dog. 12:10 p.m. The deputy advises the scene is secure and requested Plumas 11 respond. 12:13 p.m. Careflight ETA to the loading zone 47 is 12:52 p.m. 12:15 p.m. Plumas 11 canceling Careflight. 2:33 p.m. A detective advised the subject is on a 5150 hold at PDH.


12:27 p.m. Clear Creek. A caller reports a small fire on the side of the road on Hwy 147 and A21.

Dog fight

1:05 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports suspects yelling at each other with lots of loud banging noises and the caller stated she was trying to throw their dog outside. There are unknown weapons at the residence. The two suspects’ first names are known. 1:23 p.m. A deputy contacted all parties. It was a verbal argument only and all parties agreed to keep the peace.

Outside the scope

1:14 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports her boyfriend is not allowing her to take his truck due to her car being totaled and requested to speak to a deputy. 1:35 p.m. A deputy advised the caller that it is a civil issue and the Sherriff’s Office cannot force the male half to give her the keys.

Next to the ice cream truck

3:27 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a man selling drugs out of a car at Chester Park. The caller advised the subject is causing a disturbance and she left the park. The subject vehicle is a Ford sedan, and the license plate number was provided. The subject is heavy set wearing a blue shirt, and sweatpants. 3:31 p.m. The plate was returned with the identification of a subject from Chester. 4:41 p.m. A deputy advised the suspect was gone upon arrival. Negative circumstances only currently.

On the hill

4:01 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a plume of smoke, no flames, only smoke at Brady’s Camp.


5 p.m. Storrie. A Cal OES reports states that during a soil boring operation, a rock fractured and drilling fluid seeped through the fissures and into the Feather River. The fissures were sealed up and the release was stopped and contained.

Lock it

5:22 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a stolen scooter at Pioneer Pool in Quincy. It was stolen while his children were in the pool. It is black, heavy-duty, with white stickers, a Go Trax brand scooter with an LED screen. The subject is unknown. 5:41 p.m. A deputy attempted to contact the caller and left a message. 5:59 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Toyota competition could end in impound

5:36 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports vehicles racing on Hwy 70 heading eastbound at Cromberg. The vehicles are a grey Toyota Tacoma and a green Toyota Tacoma. The information was sent to CHP.

Summer at the pool

5:52 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that a subject threatened her daughter in front of the Quincy Pool. She was picking up her daughter and the subject started making statements that she is going to beat her up and kill her. The subject and victim were identified. The caller said the subjects are walking down East Main St. toward Dollar General. 6:01 p.m. The caller contacted via 911 to advise that the subjects are currently at One Stop. 6:46 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and the juvenile. The parties advised it is an ongoing issue with the subject. The deputy advised no criminal threat. The caller requests the information be on file.

Hard at work

8:53 p.m. Quincy. USFS advises of a controlled burn putting up smoke on Hwy 70 west of Cromberg.

Over the limit

9:17 p.m. Chester. A male subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent on Hwy 36 east of Chester.

Unhealthy habit

9:23 p.m. Quincy. Medics were requested for an extremely intoxicated female. 9:25 p.m. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 9:43 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.


10:22 p.m. Greenville. An 8-year-old is reporting his mother is pulling his hair and that he has a bunch of red marks on his face. The mother and location were provided. Dispatch asked to speak to the mother. The mother came on the line and was very intoxicated and difficult to talk to. The children were in the background of the call yelling that the mother was intoxicated and abusing them. The children and mother were yelling at each other in the background of the call. The mother refused to speak further. The subject was not overly intoxicated and was discipling her children over cell phone use. 11:34 p.m. The information was faxed to Social Services.

June 24


4:46 a.m. Portola. A caller reports unknown people are running through the neighborhood and “hurting women.” The caller said he chased the people down an alley into a shed. The caller stated, “Tell the FBI I said hello,” before disconnecting the line. 4:55 a.m. Several prior similar reports have come in, all unfounded. 2:13 p.m. A detective checked the area on East Plumas Ave. and was unable to locate anyone in need of assistance.

How to unhear 

11:09 a.m. Blairsden. A caller requests to speak to a deputy about his son making threats toward his daughter’s boyfriend. The caller stated the subject made statements that he is going to kill his sister’s boyfriend. The caller also stated that the subject is somewhere in Graeagle attempting to locate the boyfriend. There are no weapons. 11:34 a.m. The caller contacted and described the vehicle the subject is driving. 1:30 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller. There is no crime, no criminal threats were made, suspicious circumstances only.

Can’t find my way home

1:20 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports that they are lost while hiking with no injuries, just lost and cannot find his group. The location was identified by the phone with 9 percent confidence. 1:25 p.m. The caller just advised that they have located the group and are still waiting for a response. No further assistance is needed. 2:12 p.m. Attempted to contact the caller and left a message. 2:34 p.m. The caller contacted and advised he is okay and no longer in need of assistance. He is back in Graeagle and on his way home.

Unauthorized East Quincy track

1:49 p.m. Quincy. A deputy advised three juveniles were warned for riding dirt bikes at First and Mansell streets.

Down on Main Street

1:59 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports someone shot at her bedroom window late last night. 4:49 p.m. A detective filed a case. The detective contacted the caller via phone and confirmed with the caller that the shot may have been a BB. The detective advised being unable to get to the house to confirm if it was a case of vandalism. 5:32 P.M. The detective advised no vandalism. The caller requests the information be on file.

Another trio

2:31 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports three juveniles are riding quads on the roadway. The information was sent to CHP.

Smoke signals

3:51 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a large plume of smoke on Cemetery Hill. The caller was transferred to USFS.

Legal eagle special permit

4:17 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a silver Jeep with a big black Lab with the windows cracked a little bit and the caller is concerned the animal may get too hot in the car. 5:11 p.m. A deputy reports the dog is okay and not hot in the vehicle and has water. The dog owner is working at the courthouse.

Bad fall

5:08 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller requests medical for a male fall victim across from the Crescent Mills Post Office. The subject fell off a roof. Crescent Mills Fire, Indian Valley Fire, and PDH were paged. 5:23 p.m. Plumas 11 requested a helicopter to Gansner Airfield. 5:26 p.m. Careflight accepted with an ETA of 5:51 p.m. 5:53 p.m. Careflight is on the ground. 6:02 p.m. Careflight transporting the patient to Renown.

Evening treasure hunt

7:11 p.m. Loyalton. A caller reports illegal digging with metal detectors. The subjects are unknown and at Loyalton Skate Park.

Interesting advertising method

8:30 p.m. Chester. A caller reports four unknown individuals knocking on doors and passing out flyers. 8:49 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and confirmed suspicious circumstances. The vehicle license plate was provided, and the vehicle returns to a female subject out of Woodland.

Children asking for safety

11:42 p.m. Clio. A caller reports receiving calls from her two children that their father is intoxicated, and they are scared. The subject is alone with the children. June 25, 1:13 a.m. A deputy attempted to contact the subject and the children at the residence and there was no answer at the door. There is no movement inside and it appears that everyone is asleep. The day shift will follow up. 9:36 a.m. Contacted the children. They showed deputies empty alcohol bottles on the property but were otherwise okay and no further action at this time.

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