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 30-July 4
12:09 a.m. Belden. A caller requests an ambulance for a 32-year-old female with super glue in her eye. The subject mistook super glue for eye drops. The call was transferred to REMSA. 12:11 a.m. PDH ambulance was paged. 12:58 a.m. The patient was transported to Oroville.
12:49 a.m. Quincy. A caller requested an ambulance for a 43-year-old male with chest pain. The subject is at the medical aid station of gate 2 off Lee Road at High Sierra Music Festival. The ambulance was paged. 1:12 a.m. The subject was transported to PDH.
Wee hour activities … so many questions
4:14 a.m. Portola. A caller reports people standing on top of a building throwing unknown objects at cars passing by. Nothing hit the caller’s vehicle. There is no description of the subjects. They are possibly standing on top of the depot barber shop roof. 4:18 a.m. The caller advised there are at least two juveniles. The location was given to CHP to assist. 5:07 a.m. CHP checked the area and were unable to located anyone or anything.
Howling at the moon
5:11 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports ongoing issues with the neighbor’s dog barking outside in the yard all night and morning for the past five days. The caller requested a follow-up from Animal Control. The information was faxed to Animal Control.
9:22 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that a subject is causing a verbal argument. The caller yelled at the subject due to the subject’s dog running at her grandchildren. The caller said the dog never bit anyone but charged at the kids. The subject is now outside threatening to beat up the caller. The subject’s first name is known, and she is staying in a tent in front of a trailer with no weapons. 9:30 a.m. The information was given to a deputy. 10:18 a.m. A deputy contacted all parties. It was a verbal argument only and all parties agreed to keep the peace.
1:27 p.m. Two Rivers. A female subject was arrested on two charges of driving under the influence of alcohol on Hwy 70 at Two Rivers.
Dangerous when wasted
1:38 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a light-colored Subaru SUV with Lithia paper plates passed on a double yellow line and almost caused a head on -collision on Hwy 70 heading westbound from Feather River Inn. The information was transferred to CHP.
Hot times at the rodeo
3:21 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller requests medical for an 85-year-old male who passed out but is now back awake. The caller was transferred to REMSA. Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire were paged. 3:50 p.m. The patient was released against medical advice.
5:09 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports that two juveniles swimming in the area are missing. They may have floated down the river, but the caller is unsure. The subjects were last seen at 1:30 p.m. All the juveniles’ belongings are still on the beach and they are no longer there. There was no plan for the juveniles to float down the river. Their friends are checking the river now but are still unable to locate them. One is age 17 and the other is age 14. The float tube colors are sunset and the other rainbow. 5:58 p.m. USFS helicopter had a visual of a tube west of Two Rivers bridge. 6:01 p.m. The Sgt. requested Search and Rescue be paged. 6:03 p.m. The message sent to SAR reads: Two juveniles, possibly in distress, are going down river. Respond to Camp Layman. 6:06 p.m. CHP advised a unit is out with both juveniles and they are walking back to the patrol unit at Two Rivers. 6:07 p.m. Cancel the response. The juveniles have been located and are being returned by family members.
5:17 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a male is on his porch who was completely naked. The subject is going to be in the area of Pioneer Road. 5:47 p.m. A deputy was unable to locate anyone. 6:42 p.m. A deputy contacted a known person who was walking to his pond to take a dip with no intent. The person was counseled.
Not the usual secret weapons found in tackle box
5:55 p.m. Blairsden. A caller reports that while rafting today her husband found a tackle box. When they opened the box, they found multiple guns. The caller requested a deputy to come and pick them up.
In the mood but out of bounds
1:32 a.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on Lee Road on a charge of public intoxication.
Dazed, and confused, and under age
2:57 a.m. Keddie. A caller reports two unknown males trying to get into his residence. The subject knocked on his door and then opened the door and tried to enter stating, “Sorry, I have to do this.” The subjects were described with long dark hair and, “They looked like they are in town for the festival.” The caller is inside with the door locked now. 2:59 a.m. The caller said the suspects left in a dark, newer model, SUV in an unknown direction. 4:23 a.m. A deputy contacted a juvenile who had taken psilocybin mushrooms and was confused looking for his grandmother’s house. The juvenile was transported to PDH and released to the grandmother. 4:53 a.m. PDH advised the juvenile ran out of the front door toward the clinic and is extremely disoriented. The grandmother is out looking for him. He has light pants and no shoes with shoulder-length curly dark hair and blood on his arms from ripping out the IV. 4:53 a.m. The information was given to CHP to assist. 5:09 a.m. CHP was unable to locate the juvenile around PDH. 5:16 a.m. PDH advised the grandma has the juvenile and they are going home.
No! Anything but bottle rockets
8:17 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports threats from the construction workers across the property. The company said they will let air out of the caller’s tires and throw bottle rockets at the caller’s house. 8:21 a.m. The caller requested the information on file only at this time and will call back if needed.
Wrong side of the flight line
8:53 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports his neighbor is flying his helicopter very low over the caller’s private property. The caller’s property is 80 acres. The suspect is known with a red helicopter. 9:38 a.m. A Sgt. advised the caller to contact the FAA to file a complaint.
Planning in advance
10:42 a.m. Quincy. HSMF staff request CHP for a vehicle that is parked in a disabled person’s parking space with no sign that the vehicle is for disabled person. The vehicle is a green Fiat.
10:58 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a man threw a lit cigarette at her head at the gas station. The suspect’s first name was known.
Hot dogs in July are not always a good thing
12:20 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a dog is locked in a vehicle. All the windows are rolled up and the dog is panting. The vehicle is a black SUV.
Enough time for Plein Aire
3:15 p.m. Twain. A caller reports a train will be blocking the Feather River Hwy. in Twain for about four hours at Butterfly Valley/Twain Road.
High and dry
3:15 p.m. Greenville. A USPS driver advised there is a dog chained up outside a house at Alta Camp with no water and only some shade. A deputy advised he will put water out for the dog but requested the information be faxed to Animal Control.
4:32 p.m. Prattville. A caller reports a 2005 Toyota Tacoma was broken into (window broken) while the caller was at the lake.
Crunch and break
4:35 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports an ATV accident with one subject with a broken collar bone and a second subject already taken by another ATV to get medical attention. The subject is off the roadway. 4:50 p.m. The caller called back as the ambulance just passed them.
5:33 p.m. Clear Creek. A caller reports that he just stopped some kids from breaking into his neighbor’s house.
Who used the last of the TP??
5:52 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports that a large group of people are having an argument behind the Chevron near the bathrooms. 6 p.m. A deputy contacted multiple subjects in the area; there was no argument, and no one needed assistance. 6:06 p.m. The caller called back and advised he is near the gate, closer to the pond, actually behind the Graeagle Services District Barn. 6:10 p.m. The deputy advised the argument is about a paddle board. The subject was gone when the deputy arrived, and the other party does not want to press charges.
Missing the whole party
7:58 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a cow in the roadway at A24 by Sierra Valley Gun Club turnoff.
8 p.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports a vehicle overturned and the people are uncooperative with the caller. Meadow Valley Fire and Bucks Lake Fire and PDH were paged. 8:13 p.m. The call was transferred to CHP. 8:19 p.m. USFS unit is on the way.
9:36 p.m. Portola. A caller reports someone shooting off a large amount of fireworks; the caller can only hear them. The caller is calling from Delleker looking toward Graeagle. The caller was informed that it is the Graeagle firework show that she is hearing.
The family that gets charged together …
11:23 p.m. Portola. A caller reports an argument between a male and female who are outside in the street yelling at each other. The caller advised there are children present. The subject family was known. July 2, 12:02 a.m. The female party was charged with resisting arrest and the male subject was charged with disorderly conduct.
11:33 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports his dog ran off from the firework show. The dog slipped out of his collar so is no longer wearing the collar. The dog does have a microchip. The dog’s name is Schnapp’s and is a light brown Weimaraner-mix.
11:56 p.m. Portola. A male subject was arrested on two charges of driving under the influence on A15 just west of Sunburst.
12:13 a.m. Graeagle. A male subject was arrested on two charges of driving under the influence and a charge of corporal injury to a spouse east of the intersection of Hwy 70 and Hwy 89.
1:18 a.m. Graeagle. A male subject was arrested at the intersection of Hwy 89 and Hwy 70 on two charges of driving under the influence and a charge of corporal injury to a spouse.
4:17 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports his wife walked away from a wedding at 20-Mile House and has not returned for over two hours. The subject was extremely intoxicated when she walked away and was last seen just before 2 a.m. at the wedding venue. Multiple people have been searching and have been unable to locate the subject. She walked away by herself in an unknown direction and the caller does not know where she could have gone. No one else from their party is unaccounted for. The subject’s vehicle is still at the location. There was no argument or any reason why she walked away. The caller thinks she was just trying to walk back to their cabin and got lost. There is no deputy to call out. 4:54 a.m. The location of the subject was given from Verizon as of 4 minutes ago. There is no answer on the subject’s phone. 5:56 a.m. SAR was paged. A missing person in Cromberg. 7:17 a.m. Per a unit on site, the subject was located in one of the buildings and is okay. All units can clear.
Herder needs herding
9:12 a.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a shaggy Border Collie, black and white medium-sized dog, that limps and goes by the name “Pammy Joe,” has a collar and was last seen at the rodeo. The information was sent to Animal Control.
10:59 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports finding a large female Pyrenees dog with no collar. The caller can hold the dog until Monday morning. 11:31 a.m. The information was sent to Animal Control. 12:49 p.m. The caller took the dog to Animal Control today.
12:55 p.m. Hamilton Branch. A caller reports kids jumping off the PG&E powerhouse at Hamilton Branch. 1:22 p.m. Multiple subjects were counseled.
1:09 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a large chunk of dock washed up between 616 and 618 Peninsula. 1:37 p.m. Boat Patrol checked the area and called the caller and left a message for the caller. Boat Patrol will not tow the dock piece.
2:54 p.m. Westwood. A caller reports one at gunpoint in Westwood, per Lassen Sheriff’s Office they have 3 units, Sheriff’s Office, USFS, and CHP on the scene. There is a structure fire on Elm Street and also a subject at gunpoint in the alley between Cedar and Dellwood.
4:29 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a vehicle accident off the roadway about 10 feet down the embankment upside down on the south side of Hwy 70, two miles west of Maybe. There are unknown injuries and it is unknown how many occupants. Graeagle Fire was paged, Plumas Eureka Fire and EPHC. SAR was paged. Graeagle Fire requests aid from Beckwourth Fire. 4:34 p.m. Per CHP it is a non-injury accident but the vehicle is on fire. 4:46 p.m. All occupants are out of the vehicle and at the roadway waiting for medical. Fire is knocked down and USFS is on the scene. 4:48 p.m. The fire is out, there are no patients. 4:53 p.m. CHP is requesting an ambulance. 5:29 p.m. All Fire units were released from the scene.
8:02 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a transformer just blew out and it was on fire on West St.
Bark louder next time
8:37 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports he was bit by dog on Fairgrounds Road. 8:47 p.m. A deputy advised the bite did not break the skin and will attempt to locate the owner and counsel them.
9:05 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports they had a male subject rummaging through campsites at the festival and they have a photo of the person and would like a deputy to respond to see if they recognize the subject. 7:24 p.m. The deputy advised the subject is unknown but will be on the lookout in the area for the subject in a black tank top and camo shorts.
10:08 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on charges of more than 28.5 grams of cannabis, and possession or purchase of PCP. Another male subject was arrested on a charge of under the influence of a controlled substance and a dog was taken to Animal Control.
10:14 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a red sedan spinning “brodies” and screaming and yelling and being rowdy at the west shore boat ramp. 10:43 p.m. A Sgt. was unable to locate anyone. And CHP was unable to locate anyone either.
Good times to remember
10:39 p.m. Quincy. An ambulance was requested at the main medical tent at the festival. 11:02 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.
You gotta be kidding …
10:44 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports loud music and bass coming from Pioneer Park.
11:02 p.m. Quincy. A subject is having a seizure at the main stage in the clouds at High Sierra Music Festival. PDH was paged.
In town or Location, location, location
1:04 a.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk in public near Jackson and East Streets.
1:10 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a loud bang, possibly a car accident, but can’t see anything. 1:18 a.m. A power pole is down at Hwy 70 and Golden Eagle Ave. The information was sent to PG&E. CHP is on the scene as well. 1:51 a.m. A male subject was arrested on two charges of driving under the influence. 1:53 a.m. The information was sent to County Roads for barricades to shut Golden Eagle Ave.
Wake up call
9:53 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports while sitting outside, a bullet hit the ground near him. He is about a mile from the gun range and he can hear people shooting.
2:39 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports two adults are naked and swimming in the river. They have kids in the camp, and she is concerned. The employees have not spoken to them. It is one male and one female. 3:26 p.m. Deputies contacted the parties who were clothed, and they agreed to move on.
Herd o’ plenty or Hard-pressed to find a flight out
5:02 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports cows near the runway, about eight of them. 5:19 p.m. Attempted to locate the owners of the property near the airport about the cows. 6:08 p.m. Spoke to the owner; the cows are back home.
In a rush to get home
5:03 p.m. Portola. CHP reports a highway violence incident and requests assistance. The subjects were entering Portola and are eastbound. A pickup truck is following a silver High Country Chevy with a Nevada plate. The subject keeps following the caller, tailgating, and trying to overtake, pointing a finger gun. They pulled over and he stayed behind them. The caller is in a Hyundai Tucson. The suspect just turned onto Gulling St. southbound. 6:07 p.m. Units were unable to locate the subject.
The discounts are in the store not the parking lot
6:56 p.m. Portola. A caller reports her purse was just stolen out of her vehicle in the parking lot of Dollar General about 40 minutes ago. The caller is still there at the store and they have a video. A criminal report was filed.
See you tomorrow or Short-range plan
8:39 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports there was a large group of underage drinkers at Rec 1 last night and the caller believes they will be there again tonight and requests extra patrols when available. 9:42 p.m. The information was passed along to CHP. 11:48 p.m. Deputies checked the area and advised the parties were starting to dissipate.
8:41 p.m. West Shore Lake Almanor. A caller reports a male subject that is intoxicated at the store is laying across the benches. The subject is wearing a pink and grey baseball cap and dark shorts. 9:35 p.m. The male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk in public.
11:45 p.m. West Shore Lake Almanor. A male subject is intoxicated and can’t walk and is trying to ride a bicycle in a maroon shirt and jeans. The subject is on the back patio. July 4, 12:28 a.m. The male subject was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.
Stash ran out
12:32 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a group of juveniles shooting off fireworks at the Johnson Grade Rest Stop. CHP is not on duty. 1:48 a.m. Deputies were unable to locate any fireworks.
12:47 a.m. Quincy. A caller requested to speak to a deputy regarding domestic violence issues involving his daughter. 1:09 a.m. The female advised there is no domestic violence and refused to provide anything further. 1:09 a.m. The female was arrested on a charge of drunk in public on East Main St.
1:12 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports there is a bear at his front door and he believes it is trying to get into his residence. 1:22 a.m. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the bear.
Leak somewhere, perhaps cerebral
3:58 a.m. Portola. A caller reports his neighbor’s water has been running for a while and he is worried something is wrong. 4:27 a.m. A deputy advised there are no lights on or sounds of running water at the residence. A request was made to have the day shift follow up in the morning to ensure the resident is okay. 7:35 a.m. A deputy contacted the person at the residence, and they are okay.
9:30 a.m. Quincy. PDH ER is requesting assistance with a patient who was dropped off by a deputy last night for public drunkenness and is now being released and causing a disturbance because he has no way to get back to Almanor. 9:44 a.m. A deputy advised the subject left the ER and agreed to keep the peace.
More than a burning bush
12:54 p.m. La Porte. A caller reports a vegetation fire at Tom’s Campground near the boat launch. A single tree is on fire. 1:08 p.m. No Fire units are on the scene yet. 1:09 USFS is on the way.
1:16 p.m. Meadow Valley. Meadow Valley Fire is reporting a motorcycle accident on Big Creek Road. There is no further information on injuries or location. 1:54 p.m. The patient left against medical advice.
1:26 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller requested an ambulance for a female who fell off a horse and has a head injury. The victim will be at the back gate of the rodeo grounds. 1:27 p.m. PDH ambulance was paged. 1:54 p.m. The victim left against medical advice.
1:49 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a piece of a dock floating in the water is causing a boating hazard. 1:53 p.m. Boat Patrol advised there are several boating hazards on the lake this year and they will not be removing broken docks from the water.
1:53 p.m. A subject was arrested on two charges of driving under the influence.
2:02 p.m. Chilcoot. Goodwin’s General Store received a call from a person saying she was stuck in mud in her 4-Runner. The location was given to Crescent Tow. 2:46 p.m. Crescent Tow is on the way.
Unusual relocation program
2:06 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports that someone stole her Intermountain Disposal trash can that was on the street full of trash. The caller contacted IMD and they requested she report it stolen. 3:25 p.m. A deputy located the trash can and returned it to the caller. There was no theft.
3:22 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a dog locked in a kennel outdoors all day and night for months on Wolf Creek Road. The kennel is under a tarp and the dog is not being cared for (fed or watered). 3:28 p.m. The information was faxed to Animal Control.
Wet and reckless
4:07 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a female on a jet ski almost hit him and his kids while they were swimming inside the buoys. The subject caused a disturbance after she was confronted by the caller and acted like she was going to hit the caller with her jet ski on purpose. 4:11 p.m. The caller is back at their house now. The subject is off the water and back at her house two or three houses down from the caller. 5:18 p.m. The suspect was contacted and counseled on boating laws. All parties agreed to keep the peace.
8:06 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on a charge of under the influence of a controlled substance.
8:25 p.m. Chester. A caller reports her husband is causing a disturbance. He just left in a Dodge Ram truck in an unknown direction and is under the influence of drugs. The information was passed onto CHP. 9:04 p.m. The caller recontacted and reported the subject returned and slashed her tires. 9:15 p.m. A criminal report for vandalism was filed.
Watch that last hole
10:40 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a male subject fell off a golf cart and has a broken collar bone.
10:40 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a large orange glow, possibly a fire on the ridge east of Clio, south of Beckwourth Peak. The call was transferred to USFS.