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Sheriff’s Blotter Oct. 11-15: Suspicious people are out and about

By Mari Erin Roth

Staff Writer

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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 Oct. 11-15, 2022

October 11

Omelet me this Batman

8:02 a.m. Portola. A caller reports her vehicle egged overnight. No permanent damage was done. The caller requested a call back. She has possible suspect information. 11:54 a.m. A deputy spoke to the caller, and she requested assistance in identifying and counseling the suspect(s). Nothing further.

Some days are tougher than others

8:19 p.m. Quincy. A female in a black coat and jeans is in the middle of the road in front of the CHP office and appears to be intoxicated. The subject is known. 8:43 p.m. A Sgt. contacted the subject who is not intoxicated. The Sgt. helped the subject get back to her cabin. Nothing further is needed.

October 12

Morning stretch

7:08 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a cow in the road on Bell Lane.

Men in black

1:44 p.m. Portola. A caller reports two suspicious males came to the residence on Rocky Point Road stating they were a state funded agency and were requesting the caller’s information. The caller requests the information be on file only.

Citizen complaint

2:45 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a neighbor went into the residence and was claiming the animals weren’t being taken care of but the caller has had multiple people coming and taking care of the animals. The caller requests a call back from a deputy. 3:41 p.m. A deputy advised there is no evidence of theft at this time. The caller requests the suspect be counseled regarding his trespassing. The caller will recontact if any items come up missing. 4:02 p.m. A deputy advised contacting two known persons who were trespassed from the residence.


5:04 p.m. Portola. A call came in for medical services for a male with a dislocated knee on the football field. The call was transformed to EPHC. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC were paged. 5:28 p.m. The patient was transported to EPHC.

Two-way street

5:13 p.m. Portola. A caller requests to speak to a deputy regarding a restraining order. The caller said a female is the restrained party in an order and the protected party is following him. 5:53 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and provided civil procedures.

Care Flight needed

7:11 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests medical aid for a bike accident. The subject went into the mailboxes on Mill Creek at Claremont Way. The subject is unconscious but breathing. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. The info was given to CHP. 7:23 p.m. A helicopter was requested to Lee Summit. 8:17 p.m. The patient was transported by Careflight 3.

Full boat

9:41 p.m. Delleker. A female subject was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, violation of a court order and multiple warrants.


10:07 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia, and probation violation.

October 13

Things that go bump in the night

2:37 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that his wife just called and told him that she was just woken up by someone knocking on the door. He is out of town, and she is home alone. The caller requests a deputy go over to check to make sure no one is there. There are two cars in the driveway. 3 a.m. A deputy advised checking the area and unable to locate anyone or anything suspicious.

It’s a job

11:23 a.m. Cromberg. A caller reports fraud and possible identity theft. 1:38 p.m. Sgt. advised the info is on file only. The caller has already contacted EDD where the fraud is coming from.

Hello, it’s me

12:01 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that a known male person is sitting outside of her workplace. There is a restraining order in place. The suspect is in a silver car. The info was given to the deputy in dispatch. 12:19 p.m. A deputy advised no violation and will contact the caller.

Cyber suspect

1:12 p.m. Chester. A caller reports threats being made to him by a known suspect who has made threatening statements with multiple people on Facebook. 1:23 p.m. A deputy advised no criminal threat. The caller requests the information be on file only.

Temporary blockage

1:49 p.m. Portola. A caller reports approximately 3 males are blocking the alley. They are in a blue vehicle. 1:58 p.m. A deputy advised the suspects were pulling out of the alley on arrival. Assistance is complete.

October 14

Dangerously lost

5:36 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male adult walking in and out of the eastbound lane on top of Cemetery Hill. The subject walked back to the sidewalk then back into the roadway.

Cat scratch fever

7:45 a.m. Chester. A caller requests a civil standby to obtain his cat. He became verbally abusive and was disconnected. 11 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller. A restraining order was served that protected the cat from the caller. The caller was also trespassed from the Best Western.


8:43 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male subject trying to get into people’s vehicles. He is wearing jeans and a black sweatshirt, last seen walking southbound on Mill Creek. 9:24 a.m. A deputy contacted a subject who is okay and is moving along.

All access

2:49 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a guest stole her master key.

Missing some old folks

4:15 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports an ongoing issue with a suspicious male in a van in the area. The van is currently parked two houses down from the caller’s house. It is a light blue van with Washington plates. The caller requests a patrol check when available. The van has been in the area watching an old couple on Mountain View Road. 5:14 p.m. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle or anything suspicious. The deputy contacted the caller who requests extra patrol checks in the area.


4:33 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a single vehicle traffic collision, a vehicle rolled over on its roof. There are unknown occupants or injuries. The call was transferred to CHP. 4:35 p.m. Multiple 911 calls were received with no new information. Sierra Valley Fire and EPHC ambulance were paged. 4:37 p.m. CHP is on the scene and advised the single occupant is out of the vehicle and walking around. He has a head laceration. 5:10 p.m. Medic 4 advised the patient declined transport against medical advice.

Too much

5:42 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports ongoing issues with a neighbor who is harassing the caller over dogs, work on the house, etc. The caller is available by phone. 7:38 p.m. A deputy advised proper civil procedures were provided.

All aboard

6:36 p.m. Portola. A female subject was arrested at the caboose on Commercial St. on charges of probation violation and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Stalk talk

7 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports threatening phone message from a known male. 7:45 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who said she received threats through voicemail. The subject lives in Stockton and has no way to get to Plumas County.

French Connection

7:46 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports 4-5 vehicles near the pond flashing their headlights at each other; said this happened a couple of weeks ago when a neighbor had packages stolen off her front porch. No vehicle descriptions were provided. 8:38 p.m. Units are on multiple calls already. 11:26 p.m. Sgt. advised can close the call. Oct. 15, 1:47 a.m. A deputy advised checking the area and unable to locate any vehicles in the area flashing their lights. Unable to locate anyone or thing suspicious in the area.

Wham and double wham

8:49 p.m. Quincy. The jail reports booking a court remand that tested positive for narcotics. The male subject was charged with probation violation and violation of a court order.

Off season batting practice

9:52 p.m. Chester. A caller reports females subjects hit two vehicles with a bat and left in a silver 4-wheel drive. There were 3 females in it and they were last seen heading toward the east shore.

Throwing eggs

10:16 p.m. Portola. A caller reports that he is having issues with multiple juveniles throwing rocks and eggs at his residence. The caller also advised that the juveniles have broken into parts of the home in the past and he requests to speak to a deputy. 11:33 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller. There are suspicious circumstances only. The caller requests extra patrol checks.

October 15

A stick in the mud

8:20 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a log sticking up out of the water causing a boating hazard directly in front of a residence on Lassen View Drive.

Cheaper by the dozen

8:54 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports a dozen cows on the roadway. The call was transferred to CHP.

Heads up

9:38 a.m. Greenville. A caller advised within the next 30 minutes they will be firing three volleys at the Cemetery.

Nailed it

10:42 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a box of nails spilled in the roadway on Hwy 70 and Chandler Road East. The call was transferred to CHP.

Can I help you?

2:32 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports an unknown male subject was walking around looking into her vehicles. The clothing was described, and the subject is short with brown hair and a pony tail. The subject is now at a specified address on Redberg Ave. 2:47 p.m. A male subject was issued a charge of probation violation.

Morning frost lets us know, it’s not summer anymore

6:48 p.m. Chester. A caller reports she has not heard from her son and his girlfriend in over a week. The subject was working in Chester. 10:51 p.m. A deputy contacted the female half’s dad who said both subjects were at PDH this afternoon and were staying in their vehicle. 11:47 p.m. A Sgt. contacted the female half’s father again who said that he saw the two of them today and they were both going camping and spending the night in the car. The father provided them with blankets and said both were in good health and okay. No missing person’s report is needed at this time.

Now you did it

11:10 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle accident off the roadway and into a yard. It is a single black Dodge pickup that flipped onto its side with one subject still in the vehicle with unknown injuries. The call was transferred to CHP. A second caller reported the same accident and is attempting to help get the driver out of the vehicle. The second caller disconnected. 11:12 p.m. PDH and Quincy Fire were paged. 11:24 p.m. Quincy Response Vehicle reports a non-injury accident. 11:48 p.m. A male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk driving and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent.

Unhappy with the customer service

11:30 p.m. Blairsden. A caller requests to speak to a deputy about being mistreated while at a drinking establishment. The caller said the male bartender made threatening statement towards him. Oct. 16, 12:38 a.m. Deputies are out on multiple cases. 1:07 a.m. A deputy attempted to contact the caller multiple times. There was no answer and unable to leave a voice message.


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