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Sheriff’s Blotter May 24-29: Holiday weekend brought many calls, multiple fires reported

 

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 May 24-29

May 24

Eclectic

5:40 a.m. Vinton. A caller reports that someone broke into his home last night. The suspect’s first name was provided and where the suspect works. The caller reports the suspect took a stereo system, a bracelet; the dog is missing, and broke an oven. 3:50 p.m. A criminal report was made.

Halt!

11:02 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports the groundskeeper is surrounded by two large dogs on a red lawn mower. 11:29 a.m. A detective advised the owner was located on Kelsey Lane. 12:30 p.m. Faxed to Animal Control for follow-up.

This ain’t no party

1:05 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested driving on Mount Hough OHV Road 52 on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent.

Am I early?

1:11 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports an unknown female walked into her residence looking for “Debbie.” The subject was driving a silver Ford truck with a toolbox in the back and parked down the street. The suspect left the residence; it is unknown if she left the area. 2:27 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who said the suspect is no longer in the area. The caller emailed the deputy the surveillance video. The deputy did not recognize the subject based on the video. The caller requested the deputy be on the lookout for the subject.

Dangerous while driving

2:28 p.m. Quincy. A female subject was cited on E. Main Street across from SavMor for cellphone use while driving and driving without a seatbelt in place.

Holiday BBQ or Ever get that feeling you’re forgetting something?

2:57 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a suspicious bag with a possible carcass inside across the street from the fairgrounds. 3:07 p.m. Attempted to contact the caller two times, left a message to call back. 3:27 p.m. Units advised the carcass is from an animal, suspicious circumstance only.

High on a mountain

4:50 p.m. Portola. A caller reports smoke coming up south of the P in Portola. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged, and the call was transferred to USFS.

Hot stuff

4:59 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a possible lightning strike with smoke coming up on the southwest of Penman’s Peak.

Tough to reach

5:51 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a restraining order violation. The restrained party has been recording the caller and throwing her items out of the house into the backyard. The caller said the subject doesn’t answer the door when the deputy has come by to serve eviction papers, but he is always home. 6:52 p.m. Attempted to contact but unable to reach and unable to leave a voicemail. 9:03 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller. No restraining order violation.

May 25

Here horsey, horsey or Horsing around

6:33 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a light brown horse outside its fence in the grassy area between Grey’s Flower Garden and the Annex. The caller said it possibly belongs to Grey’s. 6:43 a.m. Attempted to contact the owners. All numbers are out of date or no longer in service or no answer. 7 a.m. Animal Control advised the horse is contained.

Bearly there, but in fashionable attire  

9 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a bear in her yard on East Magnolia Ave. 9:12 a.m. A deputy advised the bear was gone upon arrival, was clad in brown fur, and headed east on East Magnolia.

Western territory

10:34 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a man is yelling and won’t let anyone down to the river. The suspect has three large dogs. The caller says the man lives down there in his station wagon, on the river between Beskeen and the airport road. 11:47 a.m. A detective advised the suspect to was counseled and the information is on file. 12:44 p.m. A male subject was issued a citation after Animal Control received a report of two vicious dogs.

The good shopkeeper

10:52 a.m. Portola. A caller turned in a drivers’ license and credit card found at a second-hand store. 11:47 a.m. A deputy contacted the subject who will come pick up her belongings tomorrow.

High noon

12:05 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports an injured deer in the road on Hwy 89 at Pioneer Road passing lanes. The call was transferred to CHP.

Slow down, you move too fast …

2:56 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports an injured deer in the roadway on the west side of Lee Summit. The call was transferred to CHP.

Affordable rent, two weeks at a time

4:56 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a homeless person at Snake Lake camping for multiple weeks. She is 50-60 years old, grey hair, medium build, no vehicle, no tent, with property scattered around near the dam at Snake Lake.

Books and their covers or It’s your party, you can cry if you want to

6:09 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a neighbor left in a described vehicle and left several children home alone. The neighbor left approximately 5 minutes ago. A young child is hanging out of the upstairs window crying for his mother. The caller said there are 3-4 kids, all under age 7. The subject’s first name was known. 6:27 p.m. A deputy contacted the both the caller and the neighbor. The deputy confirmed with the caller which neighbor was the concern. The children in that apartment are being watched by a person of age.

Sound effects

7:54 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports the neighbor’s dogs are barking all day and night, for months. The caller has called several times and has received no calls back from Animal Control. The call was faxed to Animal Control.

No, no, no, no, no, no, no

9:33 p.m. Quincy. A female subject was arrested at the intersection of East Main at Quincy Junction Road on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance, probation violation, and driving without a license.

Pioneer

9:54 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on a charge of being under the influence of a controlled substance on Pioneer Road.

May 26

BBQ season! Smart pair

9:46 a.m. Portola. Two pot belly pigs are running down the street. They are now in the neighbor’s yard. 10:26 a.m. CHP was unable to locate the pigs. 10:27 a.m. The caller advised the owner found them; no further assistance is needed.

Not exactly camouflage

12:12 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports the theft of two small packages on Manzanita Way. The suspect is a female riding a blue bike with a bright orange flag and a child in the basket behind the bike. 12:31 p.m. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the suspect as described.

Low lying hazard could be a big surprise

12:18 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a wooden dock is 30 feet offshore, half underwater, and the top is missing. It is 15 x 15-foot square. 1:17 p.m. There is no Boat Patrol on Almanor today.

I spy with my little eye

12:31 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a possible fire on the hillside across from Money Road on Beckwourth Peak. The call was transferred to USFS.

Unsettling co-inky-dink

2:46 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports their grandson stole a large amount of money. 3:21 p.m. A Sgt. advised there is no evidence of this crime. The caller will contact if she can provide any further information. 5:39 p.m. The caller contacted a friend of the juvenile who said the juvenile showed her the money and stated that he found it on the ground, but it is the exact amount that the caller is missing. The caller is adamant that the juvenile has her money. 6:20 p.m. Contacted the caller who has no new information to provide, still no evidence of a crime.

I’m going, I’m going …

4:46 p.m. Clio. A caller reports a known male subject was on the property along 40A Road and the caller believes the subject is trespassing and had a lawn chair and two bags. He is wearing a bright green shirt, bright glasses, and a hat. 5:18 p.m. The property does not belong to the caller, and she was just passing by. The information is on file unless the property owner contacts for assistance. 5:41 p.m. A deputy contacted the subject walking on the roadway in Clio. The subject advised he is leaving the County, nothing further. 5:52 p.m. A caller reports the theft of a package from the porch this morning. The caller has an unknown male subject on video taking the package. 6:31 p.m. The deputy advised the subject in the video is the subject who was heading out of the County and the deputy will be on the lookout for the subject. 6:42 p.m. The male subject was arrested on two charges of petty theft.

Unusual assortment

10:23 p.m. Portola. A caller reports someone stole his propane water heater, solar panels, and pellet gun today while he was away from home. The caller believes the subjects are his landlords, named, due to ongoing issues and the caller is in the process of moving out. 10:28 p.m. There are two valid restraining orders between the parties in dispatch. The caller is the protected party on one and the restrained party on the other. 11:43 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller. There is no evidence of a crime or theft. The caller said that the items missing may just be misplaced or between shared property. May 27, 10:03 p.m. The caller recontacted and said that he was at the residence earlier and saw his stolen BOSE speakers on his landlord’s back porch.

Gonna be late to the party

10:31 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on E. Main Street in front of Grocery Outlet on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving on a suspended license. The vehicle was towed and impounded, to be held for 30 days.

Nothing further

11:33 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports that while riding his motorcycle to a friend’s house about 4-4.5 hours ago, the caller was struck with a rock thrown by two subjects. The caller refused to provide any further information other than his name and phone number and stated that he does not trust law enforcement and continued to refuse to provide any further information.

May 27

Still a thing

5:10 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a rock slide on Hwy 89 north of the passing lanes outside of Greenville. The information was sent to CHP.

Sunrise service

6:46 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a suspicious subject walking down the road on Clifford Drive toward the Country Club. The male subject has his hood up and his shorts are falling down. He is in a black sweatshirt with dark shorts and UGG boots. 10:14 a.m. Deputies are unavailable and no other calls were received.

Heavy lifting

8:43 a.m. Chester. A caller reports his ex is at his house destroying property, the subject was named. The subject busted out all the windows on his car with big workout weights. There are unknown weapons. 8:52 a.m. The female subject called to report the original caller busted out her car window and requested a civil standby to collect her belongings. 10:35 a.m. The deputy advised all parties are separated and civil procedures were provided.

Cheap rent, very few amenities

11:32 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a homeless person is living in her empty storage unit. 11:44 a.m. Unable to locate anything suspicious. Attempted to contact the caller but no answer. 12:16 p.m. A deputy spoke with the caller. Suspicious circumstances only.

Stolen property

3:15 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a kid stole a glass pipe on Commercial St. The suspect was unknown and wearing a black hoodie and black pants. 6:04 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Lock your homes

8:06 p.m. Portola. A caller reports two female juveniles were caught rifling through a trailer and stealing small items. The parents were contacted. They were stealing items out of trailers, small items. 8:52 p.m. The subjects were counseled and the parents, and the incident was documented in case others call.

Snowbirds find a gusher

9:16 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports that her shower is broken and won’t stop running. The caller said that if the water does not shut off it will flood their house. It is their vacation home and they do not know where the water main for the house is and they cannot get a hold of a plumber. 9:22 p.m. Graeagle Fire was paged. 9:56 p.m. Graeagle Fire advised the water is shut off and assistance complete.

Patriot patrol

10:40 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports suspicious activity in the Crescent Mills area. She has seen multiple subjects she has never seen before, walking, and driving around the area at all hours of the night. The caller is concerned that people are casing the area. A suspicious male adult was walking the area tonight in downtown Crescent Mills area. The subject is walking up and down alleyways and possibly casing businesses and homes. He is wearing a sweatshirt that is red and blue, with stars. 11:52 p.m. The information was given to deputies for patrol checks.

May 28

Glad to go

8:40 a.m. Portola. A caller reports they are being evicted as of June 12. A subject came into their residence illegally and they are now missing jewelry and scissors. 9:12 a.m. A detective contacted the caller who said her landlord entered her apartment illegally and set up a “roach motel” and stated she was missing a pair of scissors and stud earrings. The detective filed a criminal report for theft. Civil procedures were provided.

Spark and fire

12:09 p.m. Clio. Whitehawk Golf Course reports a lightning fire. Smoke is visible in the forest area.

Dump truck

1:12 p.m. Chester. A caller stated that his 1979 Ford dump truck, black and white, was last seen two weeks ago and is stolen. Two men own the vehicle together and the caller stated the other male loaned it out without permission. A detective contacted the other owner who is the sole owner of the dump truck and advised it is registered to him. He also has the pink slip which is only in his name. 1:36 p.m. The detective advised there is no crime. Civil procedures were provided.

It’s complicated

3:19 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports theft during construction work at his residence. Two subjects were named. The caller would like contact from Victim Witness. Temporary Restraining Order procedures were provided. 3:54 p.m. A detective contacted a known person who said he is the conservator for a caller. The conservator stated that the two suspects did construction work for him and the original caller and the subjects returned some of the construction supplies without his permission so he did not pay them in full for their work. The conservator and his client requested the detective contact one of the two suspects and trespass him from two addresses. 3:55 p.m. The detective contacted the suspect who agreed to stay away from both addresses. No crime. Civil procedures were provided.

Another golf course heard from

4:12 p.m. Lake Almanor. Plumas Pines called and can see smoke on the north side of Lake Almanor, no flames.

Off the green

4:18 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a possible fire, a lot of smoke, appears to be coming from Collins Pine Mill. No flames are visible, just smoke.

Summer bridges already burned

4:47 p.m. Blairsden. A caller reports a verbal argument. The subject was named. The caller requests a call from a deputy to get a restraining order. 4:56 p.m. Spoke with the mother of the caller. It was a verbal argument that took place yesterday over singing karaoke or watching TV. Both the caller and her mother would like information on file and do not want contact from Victim Witness. Temporary Restraining Order procedures were provided. 5 p.m. A detective contacted the subject and left a message to call back. The caller would like Plumas Sheriff’s Office to inform the subject that she is not welcome at their residence.

Not rural enough

5:30 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a party with multiple children riding quads and small motorcycles; they are all wearing helmets. 5:33 p.m. Contacted the subjects and they will put the bikes away.

High at nine

9:57 p.m. Portola. A male subject was arrested on Hwy 70 near Sierra Springs Road on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

May 29

In a rush

7:47 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a hit and run on Pine Street. The call was transferred to CHP.

Late night, early morning

10:33 a.m. Quincy. A female subject was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol on Hwy 70 at La Porte Road.

What they do when you head to work

10:55 a.m. Portola. A caller reports three dogs are loose in the street on Commercial in front of the pharmacy. There is a Shepherd mix, a Pit mix and one medium-sized dark-colored dog. 3:04 p.m. Detectives checked the area but were unable to locate the dogs.

Tough guy

11:55 a.m. Vinton. A caller requested to speak to a deputy about a civil matter. 12:40 p.m. A detective contacted the caller who stated she and her husband are going through a divorce and he was served with documents from the court that he is not allowed to sell or get rid of any of their property. Today he had two of their vehicles towed away, sold their shed and placed a lock on the hitch of her trailer. The caller stated he said he is going to “destroy me” and is afraid. The caller would like temporary restraining order and civil procedures, and contact from Victim Witness.

That’s a yellow flag on the “un” raceway

2:30 p.m. Keddie. A caller reports five motorcycles passing on double yellows and excessive speed. The call was transferred to CHP.

Did we have fun?

4:31 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports a belligerent female on a jet ski near the boat ramp at Frenchman Lake, associated with a red pickup truck with a jet ski trailer attached. USFS dispatch reports they are on the way and will advise if they need assistance. 4:50 p.m. USFS requests a unit assist, they are about 5 minutes out. 4:58 p.m. The female is intoxicated and passed out in the vehicle. The unit does not want to make contact until PCSO is on the scene. 5:02 The plates are registered to a female subject out of Nevada. 5:33 p.m. Canceled CHP. 5:58 p.m. The female subject was charged with drunk in public.

Coming down

4:54 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports rocks and earth sliding in the area of mile marker 36 on Hwy 70. The information was sent to CHP.

More local holiday decorations

5:39 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports falling rocks and debris across both lanes between Lee Summit and Spring Garden Bridge. The information was sent to CHP.

Going with the flow

5:47 p.m. A deputy reports road debris is flowing on Hwy 70 just west of Butterfly Valley Road, not blocking, but is growing in size and will be blocking soon. CHP was notified and Caltrans has already advised.

Maybe yes

9:38 p.m. Maybe. A caller reports a vehicle vs deer collision. The caller advised the vehicle left, but the dead deer is in the middle of the road on Hwy 70 near Chalet View. CHP was notified.

We don’t need this Roman Candle

10:24 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports the top of a power pole is on fire. Indian Valley and Crescent Mills Fire were paged. The location was given to PG&E. 10:38 p.m. PG&E ETA is 30 minutes. 11:44 p.m. The fire is extinguished, and PG&E will handle.

 

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