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Sheriff’s Blotter Nov. 21-22: Clear the way for snow removal equipment


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. 21-22

November 21

Release of liability

8:35 a.m. Quincy. A subject took a dog and won’t sign off on being the new owner. The subject wants to release ownership and is worried the dog is going to bite someone and the blame would be on her. 9:08 a.m. The information is on file and was faxed to Animal Control.

Winter road conditions

9:19 a.m. Camp Layman. Two 911 calls came in reporting an overturned vehicle in the roadway. One advised there is one victim injured and not moving. The call disconnected while being transferred to CHP. Fire and ambulance were paged. 9:39 a.m. Medical and Fire were dispatched, requesting mutual aid from Graeagle and Plumas Eureka. Cancelled. 9:51 a.m. Plumas 15 requests a helicopter to Graeagle Mill Pond #62. Careflight #3 responded with an ETA of 10:18 a.m. 10:39 a.m. Plumas 15 advises the patient was turned over to Care Flight #3 at 10:04 and are heading to Renown.

It’s getting cold outside

10:02 a.m. Portola. A tenant moved out Nov. 19. A young lady has been squatting at the house. The doors are all locked and the caller needs to enter the vacant house to clean. The house is trashed, and unknown vehicles are on the street and in the driveway. The caller would like a deputy to stand by when they enter. 10:39 a.m. The previous tenant let another person squat at the residence. Civil procedures were given.

Off the grid

3:07 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports finding a dead bear on his property off Power Line Road.

Interesting choice of firestarter

5:17 p.m. Meadow Valley. A caller heard a loud boom and advised he sees flames in front of the house across the street. The caller does not know if the house is occupied or who lives in the house. Meadow Valley Fire was paged. 5:25 p.m. There is a controlled burn pile at the residence.

Looking for a lover

6:11 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her dog ran away and was last seen at Beacon. It is a chocolate Lab with a collar and tag. The information was faxed to Animal Control.

A member of the herd is herding

8:12 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports an injured cow in the roadway. The call was transferred to CHP.


10:12 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a known person just stole her dog and is possibly headed to an unknown address on Main St. There is no vehicle description. The subject came into the residence and took the dog. Two other people were in the residence. No altercation occurred. The subject was with one other person, but no further information was given. 11:40 p.m. A deputy checked the area but was unable to locate anything. A criminal report was created.


November 22

Someone stole my car!

9:31 a.m. Portola. A caller reports his vehicle was stolen. It was last seen yesterday at about 4:30 p.m. It is a 2006 Subaru Outback wagon, light green in color. The license plate was provided. 11:50 p.m. The information was given to CHP. 12:24 p.m. Per CHP the vehicle was impounded in Merced County yesterday by Merced Police Department. 3:13 p.m. The vehicle was entered as stolen.

Early morning 86

10:09 a.m. Chester. A female is causing a disturbance in a green hoodie and black vest. She just walked outside of the hospital. Staff are locking the door. The suspect was causing damage in a patient room, throwing stuff, pulling curtains off the wall. 10:17 a.m. The subject left driving a silver colored vehicle with a missing front bumper. The subject name is possibly known. 10:24 a.m. Deputies will be on the look out from Taylorsville. 11:57 a.m. The subject has been told not to trespass Seneca Hospital. Seneca does not want to press charges.

Neighborhood clean up

10:37 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a bear got into her neighbor’s trash and it is now all over the road. The caller advises there are razor blades in the road. She tried to contact the subjects and they refused to answer the door. The subject males first names were known. The caller wants the trash cleaned up as her children ride their bikes on the road. She requests a call from a deputy. 12:40 p.m. Attempt was made to contact the caller. 6:10 p.m. A deputy attempted to contact the caller. Closed pending further contact.

Bridge burning

3:07 p.m. Greenville. A caller loaned her vehicle to a known subject two weeks ago and he won’t return it. It is a 2006 Chevy. 4:54 p.m. The information was given to CHP.

Snow tire season for sure

4:30 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports a single vehicle traffic collision with the embankment. It appears that no one was injured but the driver is pregnant. The call was transferred to CHP. Fire and ambulance were paged to Hwy 70 in front of McElwain Circle. 5:29 p.m. The victim was released against medical advice.

Gimme an “M”

4:47 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports his ’98 Toyota Tacoma is broken down and requests we dispatch a mechanic. The caller was advised we could not dispatch a mechanic but could transfer him to CHP. The caller declined and said he would call back if he needed more assistance.

Texting and driving

6:12 p.m. Chilcoot. A 911 call came in, but nothing was heard in the area of Goodwin’s General Store. 6:14 p.m. The caller number was contacted, and a message was left. 6:21 p.m. The caller recontacted and advised he was trying to dial 622 to pay his Verizon bill. He is driving and is okay.

Clean sweep

7:09 p.m. Portola. A vehicle was towed and stored by the City of Portola from behind 364 Sixth Street. 7:30 p.m. Another vehicle was towed and stored by the City of Portola from the same location. 8:08 p.m. Another vehicle was towed and stored from the same location by the City of Portola. 8:12 p.m. A fourth vehicle was towed and stored by the City of Portola from Sixth Street.



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