Sheriff’s Blotter June 25: This is the calm before the holiday weekend? 

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 25

June 25

Out in the wilds

1:49 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller contacted via 911 advising people are following him with drones. He is running through the woods from Silver Lake toward Bucks Lake Road. The caller was camping at Silver Lake to get away from the drones that had been following him around in Taylorsville as well. The caller does not know who the people with the drones are, but he believes they are following him to hurt him. 2:05 a.m. A unit was just in the area for an unrelated call and did not see any drone activity. 4:35 a.m. CHP is out with the caller on Bucks Lake Road and requests PDH ambulance for a 5150 hold for the patient’s safety. The call information was provided and officer safety information. PDH was paged. 4:49 a.m. The patient was transported to PDH. CHP placed a 5150 hold. 5:31 a.m. The dog was transported to Animal Control.



4:18 a.m. Chester. A caller reports her husband is intoxicated and causing a disturbance. She woke up to him yelling, it is verbal only. The caller said she can’t leave the house because she has nowhere to go. The male half also called 911 and said his wife assaulted him and bit him. The female half is now advising the male half was also physical. States that he pushed her and ripped her shirt. Both parties agreed to separate themselves within the house but requested contact. 4:30 a.m. Attempted to contact but no answer. CHP has no units in the area. 4:35 a.m. Attempted to contact but no answer. 6:15 a.m. The male half was gone upon arrival. A deputy and Sgt. are looking in the area. 6:16 a.m. A deputy attempted to contact the male half by phone but no answer. 6:32 a.m. The male half was arrested on a charge of public intoxication and a criminal report was filed for inflicting physical harm on an intimate partner.

Avoiding the rush

5:42 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a suspicious male was in the fenced in area of Ayoob’s Hardware going through things. It is unknown if he stole or tampered with anything. The subject left the area when he was confronted. The subject was driving a red lifted 90’s model Chevy truck extended cab. The caller left a voicemail for the owner. The caller was in close proximity to the store. 7:01 a.m. The Sgt. was on the lookout in the area for the vehicle but was unable to locate either. The subject is possibly a known person.


Not at peace

11:27 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a known male neighbor has been yelling for a few days and now it appears his dog is injured. The subject is continuing to yell. 11:55 a.m. Deputies advised there was no answer at the door, and they were unable to locate the subject.

Tinder match

12:26 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a U-Haul van with an Arizona plate. The subject is sleeping in the parking lot. This coincides with a suspicious call the caller received from a man, possibly named Henry, coming to “surprise” one of her employees who met him on Tinder and now the employee is afraid.


Toasty round

12:28 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a golf cart fire. The information was transmitted to SIFC. 12:34 p.m. A second caller reports a golf cart on fire.

Delayed reactions

1:59 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports he needs an ambulance but can’t relay the details. The caller hung up before he could be transferred. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 2:21 p.m. Plumas 15 requested deputies for assistance, the subject is intoxicated and injured from a fall yesterday. 2:34 p.m. A deputy advised assistance complete, medical to handle. 2:40 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.

Water hazard


3:27 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports he’s leaving Frenchman for today but there is a group of jet skiers that had some issues. The unit (caller) got them to shore and advised them not to go back out but in case they decide to not follow that advice, the caller will be available by radio or cell phone.

The village responds

4:12 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a 2-year-old girl in a pink bathing suit is walking down the middle of the road with a Corgi dog. A man claiming to be her “uncle” in a white tank top and black shorts came up and took the girl back to the area by Spanish Creek. 4:31 p.m. A Sgt. contacted the juvenile, the dog, and the parent. All parties are okay. The parent said the juvenile walked away while the parents’ backs were turned for a minute. No further assistance is needed.

Guard dogs working pro bono


5:10 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports two unknown dogs have them stuck in the caller’s trailer. The caller said the two dogs are sitting outside the door barking. The caller advised they cannot exit the trailer due to the dogs. 5:41 p.m. A deputy contacted the dog owner who now has control of his dogs. Animal Control was faxed the information.

Like lightning

5:16 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports that a vehicle just side-swiped him and then took off. The caller said the subject vehicle was last seen eastbound Hwy 70 from Hwy 89 in Blairsden. The vehicle was a white or silver Jeep. The information was given to CHP. The information was broadcasted for units to be on the lookout. 5:38 p.m. A deputy contacted the victim who is okay and standing by waiting for CHP.

The clean sweep

5:30 p.m. Maybe. A caller reports that his landlord has a burn pile going and requests the Fire Dept. come and check to see if it is allowed. The caller said the subject has been burning for 3 days. Graeagle Fire was paged. 5:42 p.m. Graeagle Fire advised they are on the scene with a controlled burn, all units can cancel. The location was given to responding units. They are still on the way to confirm if it is a burn day. 5:46 p.m. The landowner has a burn permit, and it is a burn day.

Nope, can’t ship it UPS


6:35 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests to speak to a deputy about a subject that has checked out of the hotel on June 2 but left a trailer. The caller wants to know what she can do about removing it. 6:50 p.m. The deputy contacted the caller and provided civil procedures.

Door to door

7:32 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a deputy come contact the caller regarding a subject that appears to be going door-to-door selling a cleaning item on First Street. The caller advised that he has never had a salesman come to the door. The caller said that the subject handed him a laminated pamphlet of the product. The caller is concerned that the subject is casing the area. 7:46 p.m. The caller called again and said that the subject left and was last seen westbound on East Main Street. The vehicle is a black Cadillac Escalade with three male subjects. 8:14 p.m. The location was given to the Sgt. who advised he would be on the lookout in the area and complete Patrol Checks. 8:29 p.m. A known person on Fifth Street. reported the same. One male subject came to the door and was asking to do a shampoo demonstration. The caller said the subject was told no then left. The subject was picked up in front of the house, but two other males were in the vehicle. The caller is concerned that the subjects are casing houses. The caller said the company name is Premium Home Solutions LLC and the phone number was provided. The pamphlet advised the schedule ends at 9 p.m. 9:08 p.m. The Sgt. advised on the lookout in the greater Quincy area and both locations of the subjects but were unable to locate.



7:40 p.m. Indian Falls. A male subject was arrested after a black GMC vehicle turned over on Hwy 89 at the Dawn Institute on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent.


7:41 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports she can see smoke in the forest, possibly near Spanish Peak in the Meadow Valley area. The information was transferred to SIFC.

High altitude

7:52 p.m. Graeagle. A male subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent on Hwy 70 west of Hwy 89.

Be wary on the highway

9:17 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a reckless driver speeding on Hwy 36 heading toward Hwy 147 from East Willow St. The vehicle is doing 70 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. It is a gray Chevy.


9:54 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports he has a subject that broke into his home. The subject is detained in cuffs. The caller is okay. The subject was unknown. 10:48 p.m. A male subject was charged with burglary, and attempted murder.