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Sheriff’s blotter Nov. 8: Road hazards show with ice, trees, cows and snow


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. 8

November 8

Getting a jump on the chores

1:14 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports neighbors are outside chopping wood and using the snowblower. The caller advises the occupants are on drugs. The caller asked the suspects to stop and they yelled profanities at her. One of the suspect’s names was known but not the others. 1:20 a.m. The information was given to a deputy. 1:48 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller who said the suspects are no longer making noise. It is an ongoing issue and temporary restraining order procedures were provided. The deputy provided an email address for the caller to send drug related information. The information was faxed to Chester Substation for extra patrol checks.

Live wire

3:55 a.m. Twain. A caller reports a tree on a powerline, with arcing. An electrical surge went through the house. The power has been shut off to the house. The caller advised already contacting PG&E who advised they needed to call 911 before they would respond. 4:01 a.m. The information was relayed to PG&E. 4:25 a.m. PG&E advised an ETA of 5:50 a.m.

Early risers

7:38 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports 3 cows on Bucks Lake Road.

Disappearing and reappearing act

10:37 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports theft from vehicles and dorms. 10:43 a.m. A caller reports locating numerous stolen items and requests contact via cell phone. 12:49 p.m. Items were left in the covid trailer, all items were returned to the owners. There are no suspects.


11:30 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a downed power line pole to the house on Peninsula Drive.

Sign of the times

12:03 p.m. Keddie. A caller reports his wife slid off the roadway west of Keddie at Spanish Creek Bridge. It is a non-injury accident; they are just stuck in the snow. The call was transferred to CHP.

Snow time is slow time

12:13 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a 2-vehicle non-injury accident and both vehicles are out of the roadway. While on the landline the caller reports the other vehicle is leaving. 12:24 p.m. Be on the look out for a late model Nissan with damage to the passenger side heading eastbound in Portola. 12:26 p.m. A call was put in to CHP.

The bigger they are … the farther they slide

1:20 p.m. Maybe. A semi-truck is in the snow, partially blocking the lane in a non-injury situation. 1:37 p.m. The caller was transferred to CHP.

Help is on the way

1:46 p.m. Portola. A caller reports numerous feral cats around her residence are gaining access to her residence. The caller requests contact from Animal Control. 1:52 p.m. Animal Control reported giving the caller a call back. 3:20 p.m. The caller was advised of a new program coming up and they will be out at the address when the weather clears up.

More sliding

4:54 p.m. Camp Layman. A caller reports a two-vehicle accident with unknown injuries on Hwy 70 2 miles east of Camp Layman in the eastbound lane. The information was given to CHP and Long Valley Fire and EPHC were paged. 5:03 p.m. CHP advised of a non-injury accident, medical can cancel.

Road block

A caller reports several trees down blocking the road on Rush Creek Road. One tree is on an electric line. 5:40 p.m. The information was sent to the Road Dept. who is unavailable to respond until tomorrow. PG&E was notified.

A scary trip

8:07 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests medical for a male who is hallucinating. The caller was transferred to REMSA. PDH and Quincy Fire were paged. 8:27 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.

Evening stroll

9:04 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a cow in the road on Chandler Road just east of Oakland Camp Rd.

Two lost souls … wandering in the night

9:13 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a cow on the road on Bell Lane. The call was transferred to CHP.


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