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Sheriff’s Blotter May 9-14: Problems on the lakes and neighbor issues

 

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 9-14

May 9

Hard wake-up

12:06 a.m. Portola. A caller reports someone just through a rock through their bathroom window and it broke.

In the wee hours

2:15 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports she was just in a traffic collision on Bucks Lake Road at Snake Lake Road. She fell asleep. She was driving a Ford Explorer in the roadway. The caller stated it is unknown if she is injured. The caller was transferred to CHP.

Get right down to the real nitty gritty

12:25 p.m. Twain. A caller reports an ongoing problem with her neighbor harassing her. He keeps trespassing on her property. She does not have a restraining order. 12:51 Due to poor phone service the caller is going to recontact from a land line later. 12:59 p.m. The caller is requesting information be on file that the subject put an “ice chest/water jug” a foot and a half onto her property and she wants it documented that he continues to come onto her property. The caller was provided TRO and civil procedure information. The caller declined to contact Victim Witness.

Moving in

12:31 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports possible squatters above his property, not on his land. He has not seen the people, just the items left, tarps and other structures being built, food, sleeping bags and more. The land owner is unknown. The caller would like a call to find out what can be done. 12:42 p.m. A detective spoke to the caller and advised him to get a hold of the property owner and also referred him to Code Enforcement.

Inside job

1:49 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports his son has been stealing money from his bank account for the past two months. 2:15 p.m. A detective provided the caller with the case number and business card to recontact when he has evidence of the crime. No crime at this time.

Instigated confrontation

3:44 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports her grandchild was assaulted in front of Evergreen Market by an unknown female. The subject grabbed her granddaughter’s finger after she flipped her off. The subject was an older female driving a white Toyota Tacoma. 9:53p.m. A detective contacted the caller. The caller confirmed that after more discussion with the juvenile there was no physical contact, it was a verbal argument only.

Manhunt

5:53 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports the theft of a vape pen from the porch of her motel room. The suspect is an unknown male. The caller advised the subject was recently released from custody; she saw him in court today. The subject is an older special needs male with no teeth in a white shirt and jeans, with a thin build, and balding grey hair. He was last seen walking eastbound on Hwy 70 toward the Chevron. 6:23 p.m. A Sgt. advised unable to locate the known suspect as described.

Mill work

11:03 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a crew member was hit by a board. The victim is alert, laying down, but alert. The victim is at the large mill. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 11:08 p.m. A second page was sent out. 11:23 p.m. The page was accepted with an ETA of 11:46 to the PDH pad. May 10, 12:04 a.m. The unit was on the ground at 11:52 and off the ground at 12:03 a.m.

May 10

Pest

1:16 a.m. Chester. A caller reports his landlord just set off a bug bomb in the house while they were home. 1:24 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller who is okay and declined medical and does not know why the suspect did this or if it was on purpose. The deputy reported the caller requests the information be on file.

Just needed a moment

11:30 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a subject was in the hospital for possible self-endangerment hold and left on foot wearing a hospital gown and with an IV in her arm. The caller reports the suspect is getting into a newer white Suburban and the license plate number was provided. 12:42 p.m. A detective advised the subject returned to PDH and remains under a 5150 hold.

Animals and man’s kingdom

2:37 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a restraining order violation. The caller is the protected party. The restrained party is a neighbor and was outside the caller’s residence yelling at him. The caller contacted Animal Control and filed a complaint against his neighbors regarding their dogs coming onto his property and barking at him. While Animal Control was on the scene, the neighbor yelled at the caller to “go away,” “Stop it,” and “a bunch of profanities.” The caller stated this happened in front of the Animal Control officer who could provide a statement. 2:53 p.m. The detective investigating advised that it is unknown if a crime occurred and is waiting for evidence to be sent from the caller.

Inflation strikes again

3:14 p.m. Portola. A caller requests an ambulance for a customer who fainted at the registers. The subject is alert now. The call was transferred to EPHC. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC ambulance were paged. 3:28 p.m. Careflight was requested to Nervino. An ETA of 15 minutes was given. 3:39 p.m. Careflight cancelled. The patient was transported via ground to Reno.

Mid-day music makers

3:18 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports someone playing extremely loud music, coming from the Garden Apartments. The music is coming from an upstairs apartment. 4:54 p.m. A detective reports it was quiet upon arrival.

“Skateboarding is not a crime” or is it?

4:29 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports an ongoing issue with the same juvenile skateboarding in the school district parking lot after being asked not to multiple times. The caller said their area also signs posted. 7:12 p.m. A patrol check of the parking lot was unable to locate any juveniles. 8:15 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who will be following up with the juveniles’ parents and is requesting extra patrol checks only at this time.

Trouble coloring inside the lines

4:43 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was issued a citation for charges of driving on a suspended license and probation violation.

Stoning the innocent

6:59 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports an ongoing issue with juveniles in the neighborhood coming onto her property and requests a call back. 7:13 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who requested information on file of juveniles trespassing on her property and throwing rocks at wildlife.

You know you’re on camera, right?

7:38 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a theft at a store that occurred an hour ago. The caller requests a deputy to review the video. The caller is at the store now.

Suffering in loneliness

10:05 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports that he is dying, and his back door is unlocked, and he will need his cats taken care of. The caller was asked if he needed medical services and he stated that he is just going to die tonight and disconnected the line. The information was given to deputies. 10:23 p.m. Deputies tried multiple times to reach the caller; the phone was turned off. The deputy advised he will attempt gain later but at the time no deputy response. 10:30 p.m. A second 911 call came in from the caller who stated he was going to kill himself and then disconnected the line. 10:42 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller via phone. The caller confirmed he was home alone. The deputy spoke with the caller for several minutes before the caller disconnected the line. No response from deputies per policy. 10:46 p.m. The caller recontacted and stated that he needs someone to hold his hand. The caller also made other statements that were inaudible then disconnected the line. May 11, 9:29 a.m. The caller stated, “When seconds count, minutes don’t matter,” and then disconnected. 10:23 a.m. A Sgt. attempted to contact the subject but no answer. 2:40 p.m. The Sgts spoke to the caller who said he is in touch with Mental Health. Nothing further is needed.

No condition to operate

10:53 p.m. Chester. A male subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent.

May 11

Beyond the scope

12:25 a.m. Cromberg. A 911 call was abandoned. Unable to recontact and no voicemail. Unable to leave a message. The caller recontacted and said it was not an emergency. The caller requested a deputy go and get his cell phone that he left at the Valero Gast Station in Chester. The caller was advised that there was no deputy available and was advised that he would need to return to Chester himself of contact the station.

Gordon Light-fingers

6:47 a.m. Chester. A caller requested to speak to a deputy about the stealing of her belongings from a storage shed. The suspect is a known male. 2:18 p.m. A criminal report was filed.

Don’t you … forget about me

7:15 a.m. Portola. A caller reports his “ex” slashed his tires last night. The suspect is a known female. 8:44 a.m. The caller advised he does not want to file a report.

Suspicious man on campus

8:12 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a known male subject is at the Charter School wandering around. It appears he may be under the influence. The caller is concerned for the students and staff arriving at the school. 8:18 a.m. Deputies are out of position and on another case. The information was given to CHP to check the area. 10:30 a.m. A detective advised the suspect was trespassed from the property.

Tremor

4:36 p.m. Lake Almanor. A 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at 4:19 p.m. No damage or injuries are reported at this time. Environmental Health is reporting Plumas Pines is reporting damage and possibly leaking propane tanks. The info was sent to SIFC. 4:56 p.m. Per SIFC, Plumas Pines incident was a cabin regulator that broke. The gas has been turned off and Ferrell Gas will be checking it out.

Willing to carpool

4:37 p.m. Lake Almanor. A female subject requested to be notified if there are any kind of evacuations or emergency notifications due to the earthquake as she is blind and deaf and lives alone.

Tight spot

7:12 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a two-vehicle accident in front of Patti’s Thunder, possibly with injuries. One party is climbing out of a window. The caller said a CHP officer is on the scene. The call was transferred to CHP. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 7:30 p.m. Plumas 15 advised the patient left against medical advice. 9:57 p.m. CHP advised a male subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and driving with an alcohol blood level over .08 percent.

Push, push, push

8:34 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a known male is outside his residence yelling at the caller, making threats. 9:37 p.m. A deputy advised no trespass and contacted the caller. The caller provided deputies with a video of the subject yelling at the caller from inside the suspects’ own yard. No crime, verbal only.

No back up. Where did that oar get stowed? Or First on the water, first to get stranded

9:13 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller advised his pontoon boat ran out of gas in the middle of the lake and has one other person on board. Transferred to SIFC, and SIFC. 9:40 p.m. SIFC advised their three boats are not running yet and requested Search and Rescue. A request was sent out to call out Boat Patrol. 9:59 p.m. All Boat Patrol boats are still winterized. 10:21 p.m. The caller recontacted and requested an update. The caller was advised that we are trying to get a hold of someone with a boat to come assist him. The caller requests dispatch contact his father to see if he has any assistance that he can give. There was no answer for the father. 10:38 p.m. The owner of Knotty Pine has boats on the water and that’s the only person he can think of because there are no docks on the water yet. 11 p.m. Boat Patrol boats are at Chester Road Dept. ready to go. 11:02 p.m. Contacted a Boat Patrol skipper who will contact another captain and head out. One hour to one and a half hour ETA. 11:11 p.m. They were advised that we have a boat at Big Cove ready to go. He is on the way with the skipper. May 12, 12:53 a.m. The distressed boat is in tow with two on board on the way to Big Cove. 4:03 a.m. Assistance complete.

May 12

Gas hog

9:43 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports theft of gas from a vehicle that was in the garage sometime last night. 10:27 a.m. A detective made a criminal report. The caller requested extra patrol checks.

Turnabout is fair play

10:42 a.m. Portola. A caller reports the neighbor is harassing him in his yard and videotaping his family. The suspect was named. The caller is requesting the information be on file only. 10:59 a.m. A detective spoke to the caller. The information is on file. The caller was advised to start keeping a log of his own when it is occurring.

Repeat offender

10:46 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a known male is vandalizing their room but is no longer on the scene. 11:22 a.m. A second caller reports a suspect is acting suspicious walking back and forth around Pizza Factory and the Corner Store and was last seen going back towards Gay Street. The suspect is a known male. 2:14 p.m. No vandalism, it is a civil matter and civil procedures were provided to the caller. The male subject was issued violations on charges of under the influence of a controlled substance and probation violation.

Like oil and water, not a good mix

12:47 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a suspect claimed he was going to pick up a gun, did not say where, and did not provide any further information. The caller advised he is also off his meds. The information is on file only and faxed to the Portola Substation.

Green

3:37 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a reckless driver heading eastbound on Hwy 70 going through Portola that is unable to maintain lanes. It is a female driver in a green Honda Element with the license plate provided. Deputies are out of position. The information was transferred to CHP.

White

4:55 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a possible drunk driver that almost caused a head on collision. The vehicle is a white Jeep Grand Cherokee with Dolan dealership paper plates driven by a female. The information was already given to CHP. 5:18 p.m. Contacted a known female who was not intoxicated. The subject was willing to provide positive assertion of sobriety. The subject was counselled on poor driving.

Not okay today

8:03 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a known person is outside the caller’s residence yelling at the caller to come out to the street to fight him. Could hear the subject yelling in the background. 9:10 p.m. The male subject was issued a violation on a charge of disturbing the peace.

“Fugitive” season

10:23 p.m. Portola. A caller reports multiple juveniles in a vehicle driving around the high School and the neighborhood with flashlights and yelling outside the vehicle. 10:30 p.m. A Sgt. advised juveniles in the area are playing the game “Fugitive” and there are multiple posts on Facebook by parents advising the game is happening at Portola High. The Sgt. advised can close the call.

May 13

Incarcerated

7:19 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports people who leave a dog in the garage all the time and it barks constantly. The house is yellow with an old Jeep out front. The name of the owner is possibly known. The caller wants to remain anonymous. The information was sent to Animal Control.

Off road vehicles on the road

7:45 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports 4-wheelers going up and down the street. It is a loud yellow quad with two occupants not wearing helmets. The caller was transferred to CHP. CHP is out with the quad per cross traffic.

Disturbing the peace

7:57 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports the neighbor behind her is shooting. The caller heard a car revving. 8:26 p.m. A second caller states the known male subject is shooting into their fence. 9:01 p.m. A deputy contacted the subject wo advised he was shooting a paintball gun at a trash can, no crime.

Tacky material

7:59 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports receiving a call from a person at 7:26 p.m. who was stuck in the mud at known coordinates and the phone went dead. They are unable to respond based on the location. The subject is in a 2021 gray Toyota Tacoma. 8:25 p.m. It was requested to call Crescent Tow to see if they could send someone. Crescent Tow can’t send anyone. Check to see if the Sheriff’s Office can send someone. 10:51 p.m. Assistance complete.

Uncool in Pneumonia Gulch

8:54 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent on Monte Vista and Buchanan streets.

May 14

Efforts to control

7:22 a.m. Portola. A caller requests to speak to a deputy for a third-hand report. The caller said she spoke to the victim and the victim told the caller that the subject was drinking and texting while driving. The subject and victim were named. A Sgt. spoke to the caller who requested the information be on file.

Amplified

7:29 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports his neighbors are in an argument and the subjects were named. Both subjects are in their residence. It sounds verbal only but can hear some things being thrown around. 7:38 a.m. A detective contacted both parties who advised it was a verbal argument only. The subject also requested the information be on file that the caller is harassing them by calling the Sheriff’s Office every time he hears noise coming from their residence.

Perhaps a case of misidentification

8:50 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports an aggressive black Lab running around near Sugar Pine Drive and Pioneer Road. The dog tried to bite the caller and another person walking by. The dog is in the front yard of a specified house, but the caller does not believe that the house is where the dog lives. The owner is unknown. The dog doesn’t know if the dog has a collar or tags, can’t get close enough to it. 9:47 a.m. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

Close enough and too close for comfort

9 a.m. Westwood. A caller reports a riding lawn mower is on fire and it is spreading to the bushes and trees in the area. The call was transferred to SIFC.

Lulled with poetry

12:01 p.m. Vinton. A caller reports cows are loose next to Hwy 70. 12:18 p.m. A detective advised the cows have been wrangled.

Notorious pair

4:01 p.m. Portola. A caller reports two aggressive large Pit bulls are loose and attempting to get into multiple yards in the neighborhood near Utah St. and Third Ave. The caller advised they have attempted to attack multiple dogs and people. The dog owners are not known, and the dogs are not wearing collars. 4:07 p.m. The information was given to the Sgt and sent to Animal Control. 5:04 p.m. A unit checked the area and was unable to locate the dogs.  5:26 p.m. A caller reports a dog he was trying to hold onto, a stray Pit bull that he believes is an abandoned dog based on Facebook posts, got into a fight with the caller’s dog so the caller let the dog out of the yard. It is now hanging around and won’t leave. The information was sent to Animal Control. 6 p.m. A unit was unable to locate any loose dogs.

Neighbor’s BBQ not open for business

6:11 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that a known neighbor came on their property yelling at them because they were BBQing and playing music in the backyard. There is a restraining order by the suspect for the caller’s husband, but the subject came on their property. 6:40 p.m. It was a verbal argument only. The suspect was trespassed from the property.

I hear you calling

6:43 p.m. Antelope Lake. A 911 call via satellite, the caller has no cell phone service, the caller heard calls for help in the area of Lunker Landing. 7:09 p.m. The caller only heard calls for 15-20 seconds and nothing more. There was a subject on a boat, dark blue or black speedboat, in the water but didn’t appear to be in distress. 8:16 p.m. Checked the campground and boat launches in the area and unable to locate anyone in distress. Will continue around the lake. 8:59 p.m. Unable to locate any problems.

Unknown reasons

7:20 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports an upended canoe was in the middle of the lake near the first boat ramp to the right after the dam. The caller pulled it out of the water and asked around, but no one saw or knew anything about the canoe. The 2023 Nevada registration number was provided. 8:07 p.m. The information was forwarded and may call for registration information tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

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