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Sheriff’s Blotter March 19-21: Heavy snow and snow fever prevail


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 March 19-21

March 19


1:48 p.m. Beckwourth. CHP transferred a 911 call with a caller reporting harassment. A female subject is texting him. 2:38 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and civil procedures were provided.


4:51 p.m. Quincy. A female subject was issued a violation during warrant service on a charge of under the influence of a controlled substance.

Tough workout

10:22 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A 911 call came up but the caller hung up. The caller was contacted and said his son had come back from a bike ride and seemed out of it but was coming around and the caller didn’t want a medical response.

From inside

8:29 p.m. Portola. A caller reports personal items were thrown away and two known males are hurting him, says that Plumas Crisis is supposed to help him tomorrow. The caller just wanted the information documented.

March 20


9:56 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports he purchased a pre-paid card and it will not activate. The store clerk will not assist or refund his money. 10:17 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller and referred him to the company of the card he purchased.

Seeing reason

12:30 p.m. Portola. A caller reports her boyfriend is causing a disturbance. There are no weapons. He has been drinking. No probation. 12:51 p.m. Called the caller back, she advises both parties are still there, it is a verbal argument only. Now the suspect has agreed to let her drive him home to Quincy. Nothing further is requested. Requests no deputy response.


2:21 p.m. Twain. A caller reports he killed his neighbor’s pig. The pig charged him so he shot the pig. The caller said he was on his property when the pig got into his goat pen. The neighbor is in front of his residence threatening his wife with a shovel. The caller said he can no longer see the neighbor. 2:52 p.m. Called the caller and spoke to his wife. The subject left with the pig. The subject was swinging the shovel at her, was unable to hit her. 4:23 p.m. A deputy contacted all parties and confirmed the pig is dead. The neighbor denies threatening the caller. Civil procedures were provided to all parties. 5:08 p.m. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Tall grass

2:53 p.m. Indian Falls. A caller reports his vehicle is missing from where he left it, taken from Indian Falls. The landowner let him park his vehicle there in exchange for work. Now the vehicle is gone and the property owner is not returning his calls. 5:59 p.m. The vehicle is still on the property. The caller requested civil information which was provided.


5:46 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a snowblower was stolen from his driveway sometime since last night.


6:10 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a subject is staying at her house but she wants him to leave and he is refusing. 6:15 p.m. The caller called again; the subject is getting aggravated. The caller is trying to shovel the driveway but the subject is keeping her from doing so. 6:26 p.m. Talked to the caller who is still in the process of eviction/restraining order process. For now, she is not in fear and will avoid the subject. Nothing further is needed at this time.

You are not alone

8:07 p.m. Quincy. A caller in East Quincy reports he sees headlights up on Mt. Hough and they haven’t moved in the last hour, possibly near 4-corners and maybe beyond. 8:23 p.m. Per a law enforcement unit, the vehicle on Mt. Hough appears to be mobile, nothing further at this time.


8:39 p.m. Quincy. During a probation check, a male subject was arrested and charged with probation violation and under the influence of a controlled substance.

March 21

Sleeping in

3:36 a.m. Delleker. A caller is rambling on about drug dealers and racism and how law enforcement is not on duty to deal with it. Requests contact from the day shift. 9:54 a.m. A deputy called the caller but no answer, left a message. 10:24 a.m. The caller called back. 10:49 a.m. Spoke with the caller who requests patrol checks.

Process interrupted

8:11 a.m. Chester. A caller reports his two children were assaulted by his estranged wife’s boyfriend. When he went to pick up the kids the subject came after him. He is leaving with the kids. 8:31 a.m. The caller called back to advise that he is at home with the kids now. 10:58 a.m. A Sgts advises the subject is arrestable on charges of child endangerment and false imprisonment. Officers will be on the lookout for the subject.

It’s not over

8:15 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a residential building has collapsed. They have units on the scene, believe it is an unoccupied structure and they are notifying PG&E.

More seasonal reminders

8:16 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a mudslide blocking the southbound lane on Hwy 89 at the Crescent Grade. Someone put a cone out but it is difficult to see and it is on a corner.


8:37 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports a travel trailer collapsed. It’s on the property near hers but she does not know the exact address. 8:40 a.m. There is no house on the property, it has a barn and there is a white house right next to the property. In the past, someone lived in it. It is unknown if it is occupied. No one has been seen there for quite a while. 8:47 a.m. Meadow Valley Fire will check it out and advise if there is any other assistance needed. 8:53 a.m. An unoccupied trailer has collapsed on Spanish Circle. There are no injuries. 10:02 a.m. The Building Department said they have inspectors there now to tag it.

Which way is the Hilton?

10:18 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports, “They” took everything from him and broke his fingernail today. The caller is in long-term care at the hospital. 10:21 a.m. The information was sent to PDH who will check on the subject and take care of the situation.

In need of a handbook

10:40 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports his wife’s son is mentally ill, was arrested two times in a year, and is being evicted. The subject is verbally abusive toward his mother and the caller would like advice on dealing with the subject. 10:41 a.m. The caller requested the information be on file and he will call back if there is a problem. He will be looking into getting a temporary restraining order.

Customer refuses to leave

1:42 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports an argument with a customer who is refusing to leave the store because they will not refund a purchase. Could hear the female yelling in the background. The subject is a female in her 40s. The caller could not provide any further description. The caller advised the subject left and will recontact if she returns.

Documentary for the prosecutor

2:20 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a restraining order violation. The subject showed up to the caller’s parents house at 4 a.m. and posted a video on Facebook standing outside the home rambling on about the caller. The parents are also protected parties by the restraining order. 4:03 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Of all the trees in the forest …

4:54 p.m. Canyon Dam. A caller reports an ongoing problem with wood cutters on her property. Her land is up next to USFS land. The caller lives in a travel trailer on her property. She will call if/when she sees people there.

No dog

5:35 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports she purchased a dog from Facebook and was blocked by the seller after sending money. It is a $600 loss. A criminal report was filed.


7:18 p.m. Doyle. A caller reports his friend punched him in the face and ran over his legs with a vehicle after a verbal argument. The caller was declining medical assistance but wanted to press charges. 7:27 p.m. Advised CHP the incident is in Lassen County for crime but will send medical. 7:35 p.m. Paged Sierra Valley Fire and EPHC ambulance to Hwy 70 and Phillips Road.  7:59 p.m. Per Fire on the scene, EPHC ambulance can cancel.

Don’t do me any favors

9:01 p.m. Chester. A caller reports someone called PG&E and had her power shut off today and it was not her. PG&E confirmed someone did call but could not tell her a name.



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