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Sheriff’s Blotter Nov. 1-3: A reminder to lock cars if you want to keep what’s inside


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 Nov. 1-3

November 1

Free ride

3:30 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a group of juveniles running in or around the church with flashlights. It is unknown if anything broken or vandalized, and it is unknown how many subjects there are. 3:34 p.m. The location was given to CHP who has a unit on. 4:22 a.m. CHP advises contacting the group of juveniles and transported them home to parents.


9:10 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports tires slashed at 7 a.m. at the Quincy Garden Apartments. The caller saw a suspect they identified leaving the scene. 10:51 a.m. A deputy attempted to contact the caller but there was no answer.

Snooze patrol

12:20 p.m. Portola. A caller reports suspicious activity – parties sleeping in their car in the back lot. The caller noticed the vehicle is parked across the street now. The subject is a male in his 30s with a shaved head and possibly another person. 12:21 p.m. The vehicle is now parked across the street on the right side by the business with a flag. The caller does not see the people around now. 1:16 p.m. Unable to locate the vehicle. The contacting party will keep an eye out.

Seasonal tumblers

2:08 p.m. Belden. A caller reports a rockslide on Hwy 70 one quarter mile past Chambers Creek. CHP was dispatched.


4:15 p.m. Quincy. An unlocked vehicle was broken into and a wallet, backpack, vehicle registration and insurance were stolen.

Rock n road

5:58 p.m. Chester. A caller reports large rocks in the middle of the lane. The information was given to CHP.


7:35 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a chimney fire. The caller is the only occupant and was advised to exit the home and transferred to SIFC. 8:44 p.m. SIFC requests mutual aid from Indian Valley Fire for a structure fire. Indian Valley Fire was paged. 8:56 p.m. No response from Indian Valley Fire. A second page was placed. 8:57 p.m. The page was received, and they are working on getting a crew together. 9 p.m. SIFC advises Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire can cancel.

Tag team

8:33 p.m. Sierraville. Medic 3 advised they passed a vehicle accident. The vehicle was on its side and one occupant was standing outside. The ambulance could not stop due to being in the middle of a response.

November 2

Have you seen my cat?

12:29 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a suspicious unknown subject walked through her yard and was shining a flashlight in the house and knocked on the sliding glass door. There was no description of the subject. 12:49 a.m. The deputy was unable to locate anyone in the area. The caller requested extra patrol checks.

Fighting fear

8:28 a.m. Delleker. A detective advised receiving a request for extra patrol checks, 24 hours a day, but mostly at night in the area. The caller advised “she will start blowing heads off.” 8:52 a.m. A Sgt. advised a patrol check complete, nothing suspicious. 9:51 a.m. A deputy spoke to the caller who advised she wants us to knock on everyone’s door in the neighborhood. The deputy advised will continue to do patrol checks.

Yellow and orange

12:49 p.m. Sloat. A caller reports they had a report of a suspicious powder found on the railroad tracks. It is a yellow and orange powder found approximately 30 minutes ago. The information was given to Union Pacific Railroad. 1:22 p.m. Environmental Health advised a small amount of powder was found. They request a deputy go look at the area. 2:07 p.m. A deputy advised the powder appears to be sand.

Hot pot

5:21 p.m. Doyle. A caller reports a possible flue fire half a mile south of Red Rock on Hwy 395. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. CHP advises SIFC advises it is possibly a potter kiln. 5:39 p.m. Sierra Valley Fire requests Doyle Fire. The location was sent to SIFC. 5:41 p.m. SIFC confirmed a pottery kiln is burning. No response needed.

Bumper car

7:28 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports he is out of town but a neighbor advised him that one of his vehicles is vandalized on North Arm Road. The mirror, door and bumper sustained damage. It is unknown if it is a bear or human that caused the damage. 11:16 p.m. A deputy advised the damage was done by a bear.

Tanked teen

11:39 p.m. Chester. A caller reports she just picked her daughter up from an underage party and she is intoxicated. The caller advises the party was supervised by parents. The subject resident street was provided. 11:55 p.m. A deputy advised the information is on file. The caller does not know the address of the subject house. The deputy will follow up tomorrow.

November 3

Wee hours male run

1:07 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a white sedan with a male in the driver’s seat parked in front of the mail boxes. The caller said that as he drove past the subject stared at him. The caller requests a patrol check in the area. The subject was wearing a red and black shirt. 1:36 a.m. A Sgt. advised hold for dayshift. 2:09 a.m. A deputy advised patrol check is complete with all okay. Unable to locate a white vehicle.

No ice, all chest

5:53 a.m. Rock Creek. A caller reports a large rock in the roadway. The caller said it is about the size of an ice chest. The information was sent to CHP.

Craft project perhaps

7:05 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that someone stole her keys from the weightroom at the college. The keys were taken between 5:30 -6:45 a.m. The caller stated the keys were in her vehicle but only the keys were taken. 7:30 a.m. A second caller advised her keys were also taken out of her vehicle, stated the keys were in the vehicle.

Good advice

8:42 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a computer was stolen out of a vehicle sometime last night. The vehicle was unlocked. It was a Mac laptop. 9:03 a.m. A Sgt. advised the caller requested the information be on file only. She stated she was planning to throw the computer away. The Sgt. advised the caller to keep vehicle doors locked. Extra patrol checks were requested for the area.

Big rig

11:11 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a traffic accident of a logging truck vs. a vehicle with unknown injuries. The caller was transferred to CHP and the information was given to SIFC. SIFC requests PDH respond. PDH was paged. 11:24 a.m. PDH requests a helicopter to Canyon Dam. SIFC ordered a helicopter to the scene. 12:17 p.m. The victim is being sent via helicopter to Enloe. 1:33 p.m. A deputy advised CHP to handle.

More rain please

12:32 p.m. Bucks Lake. A caller reports a structure fire on Bucks Lake Road. Meadow Valley Fire, Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 12:47 p.m. A unit is on the scene. Fully engulfed and one other structure is threatened. PG&E was paged. 12:54 p.m. Mutual aid was requested from Indian Valley Fire and Crescent Mills Fire. 1:02 p.m. USFS advised a second structure is on fire. 1:05 p.m. USFS advised one structure is gone, the second is threatened. 1:20 p.m. PG&E advised a 20-minute ETA. 4:15 p.m. All fire units clear from the scene.

Light pack

3:55 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports his backpack was stolen out of a vehicle. The caller stated his vehicle may have been locked. 6:29 p.m. Per the deputy, the caller is not home, the phone is no longer in service, will try contact again. 10:40 p.m. A deputy advised attempting to contact the caller at the residence but no answer, and via phone but no answer. The phone number recording says not in service. The deputy talked to the neighbor who said the caller has left the area and returned home.


4:05 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a suspicious female with a stroller used his cellphone. The caller could smell alcohol on her breath. The subject clothing was described. 4:39 p.m. A deputy looked in the area and was unable to located anything suspicious or anyone with a stroller.



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