Sheriff’s Blotter: Oct. 15-21

Information in the Sheriff’s Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. No names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

The following is a summary of activity from Oct. 15-21, 2021

Oct. 15

I can hear you thinking


2:34 a.m. Portola. A caller reports that he believes that the subject is trying to steal his grandmother’s apartments, that the caller and the caller’s father manage. The caller advised that he knows this because he can hear the subject talking about it in his thoughts. The caller said he can hear people talking when they are not around. 2:59 a.m. A deputy advised contact with the caller, who is okay, and said he is having odd thoughts and said he will stay home for the night and try to get some sleep. The caller said if he is still having these thoughts that he will recontact later for further assistance.

I’ve had a little too much to drink

8:03 p.m. Quincy. The jail reports a woman turned herself in for under the influence. The subject was issued a probation violation.

A car is a deadly weapon

10:22 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her son is intoxicated and trying to run into her car with his truck. The caller is not in the vehicle but watching from the porch. The caller continued to scream then stated that he has now hit her vehicle. There are no weapons. 11:02 p.m. The subject was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and maliciously damaging or destroying another person’s property.


Oct. 16

Go where you wanna go, do what you wanna do …

2:32 a.m. Vinton. A caller reports that his ex-girlfriend is intoxicated and possibly under the influence of drugs. The caller said that his ex-girlfriend called to tell him she was slipped drugs while in Reno and stated she was going to his trailer. The caller said that the subject is not allowed there, then said she was already at the trailer. The caller said the subject then told the caller a profanity and disconnected the line. The caller said the subject does have keys to the residence. 3:18 a.m. A deputy said there is no vehicle in the driveway, and no answer at the door. The residence is blacked out.

This is not your room

11:13 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a known person just trespassed on his property and requests a deputy formally trespass her. The caller said the subject tried to enter his residence, lives next door and is possibly under the influence of drugs. The caller said the subject is not currently on his property. No weapons were reported. 12:11 p.m. A sergeant contacted all parties involved and gave formal trespass warnings to two individuals from the caller’s property.


What is the name of this game?

12:20 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a male subject from Sacramento left her in the woods. The caller said she is in the woods and the subject is in a white pickup on the beach. The caller said the subject threatened to kill her. It is unknown if the subject has any weapons. 12:30 p.m. The caller is walking on the trail toward Hwy 89. The location is near Dyer Mountain lookout. The caller said she and the subject came up together and stayed with the subject’s sister last night. 12:47 p.m. The caller is not reporting any crime, a verbal argument only. CHP is relaying the information to Susanville for the caller. 1:01 pm. A deputy advised contact with the subject who advised there was a verbal argument only. Both parties request no further action, no crime.

Dry docked

2:09 p.m. Greenville. A caller requests a number run for an abandoned boat on his property. The caller was advised that DMV can run the number. The caller then states he just saw a male subject on his property with a firearm. The caller said he did not know the subject or know if the subject was still on his property and requests to speak to a deputy. 4:45 p.m. A deputy reports the trailer returns to an address that has been destroyed by the fire. The deputy said the boat/trailer is partially on the roadway and needs to be tagged by CHP.


Afternoon drama plays out

4:35 p.m. Chester. A caller advised a subject is putting a 7-year-old and a 5-month-old in a vehicle to leave. (There is a female heard screaming) The caller said the subject hit him and threw items at him. The parties are currently separated. CHP advised there are no units in the area right now. 4:49 p.m. The female half is calling now requesting contact. She said she had her sister take the children. The parties are separated. 5:58 p.m. The female half called to say she has left and is at her sister’s residence. She could not provide the address, but the phone enabled identifying the location. The subject was cited with a violation of battery against a cohabitant. The information was sent to Child Protective Services and the District Attorney. The caller requested to speak to someone as he believes the subject is now trying to leave the state with his child. Attempts to contact the female multiple times resulted in no answer.


It’s not mine, honest

5:47 p.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports that someone left a BB gun on his property. The caller is concerned that someone has been trespassing and the caller said he is not supposed to have any type of weapon or firearm. The found property was reported.

Large camp fire

5:58 p.m. Bucks Lake. A caller reports campers having a large camp fire in the campground.

Taking issue

6:18 p.m. Chester. A caller reports an issue with behavioral health and the transitional program. The caller requests to speak to a deputy as he said he is going to start doing something that will make the county very angry. 9:02 p.m. The caller recontacted and was advised that deputies are out of the area but will contact him by phone. 11:48 p.m. A deputy advised contact with the caller. No further assistance is requested.

Invitation to a wedding


8:12 p.m. Cromberg. A caller reports loud music coming from the Kinship Ranch; they appear to be having an event. 11:14 p.m. Twenty Mile House was checked by a deputy who spoke to the DJ who said he was playing his last song for the night.

Adding four tricks to the treat bag

8:44 p.m. Crescent Mills. A subject was booked on charges of possession of paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine, resisting arrest and probation violation.


10:06 p.m. Quincy. Two persons report their father with dementia is walking around Quincy. One spoke to his father who stated he was pulled over then given a ride to Gold Pan for the night but has since left the motel and was by the Yuba Bike Shop near the airport. The other caller said that her father was last at the Chevron station after leaving the hotel. The caller advised his caretaker lives with him in Paradise and has the means to come get him. 11:23 p.m. A deputy advised the subject returned to his room at the Gold Pan, the family is aware. The caretaker is enroute to pick up the subject.


Does this smell funny to you?

11:48 p.m. Chester. A deputy received a report of an odd smell coming from the downstairs apartment. 12:04 a.m. The deputy checked the residence and was unable to locate any odd smells from either apartment.

But you called me

11:58 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests to speak to someone about an issue. When asked what his name was, the caller became violent and started to scream profanities. 12:20 a.m. Multiples calls were received from the same number. The caller continued to make general statement of knowing who I am and knowing where we all lived. Calls continued with profanity and name calling.

Oct. 17

Supporting local businesses

9:02 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a subject stole his unemployment card and has been using it. The caller said he can see charges on the account at businesses in Quincy. The caller said he used to be roommates with the subject but now lives in Eureka.


Neighbors helping neighbors

8:28 p.m. Portola. A caller reports that someone broke into her neighbor’s house. The caller said they can hear the female yelling, “Call the cops! He is breaking in!” A known subject left on foot. 8:30 p.m. A caller reports her neighbor, an unknown female, asked her to call the cops because there was someone in her apartment. 8:31 p.m. A third caller reports the same. The known female requested he call the cops. The suspect has left and is waiting at a bench. 9:23 p.m. A deputy contacted the victim who said it was a verbal argument only between both parties. The male half has been trespassed from the residence.

Tis the season

9:29 p.m. Chambers Creek. A caller advised multiple large boulders in the roadway.

9:42 p.m. Belden. A caller reports multiple large rocks in the roadway.

Just cause I’m paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t following me


10:10 p.m. Chester. A caller reports he had a female come and check into the motel. The caller said the female appeared to be distraught and possibly worried about someone finding her. The caller then stated a male subject in a pickup came to the motel looking for the victim. The subject was very aggressive towards the caller. 10:31 p.m. A deputy advised contact with the female half. The female said no crime and no assistance is needed.

Oct. 18

Hazards along roadside

12:01 a.m. Canyon Dam. A deputy advised a boulder in the roadway. The deputy will be removing it. The deputy later advised they were only able to get the boulder to the white fog line but no further and requests CHP be notified.

Are you seeing what I’m seeing?

10:20 a.m. Portola. A caller reports an unlawful entry. A known suspect is in his basement. The caller sounds possibly altered. 10:23 a.m. Spoke with the caller’s mother who says the caller is seeing things. It is unknown if the suspect is intoxicated. 10:37 a.m. A deputy advises no unlawful entry. The caller is having behavioral health issues and refused assistance and cooperation.


No water available

11 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a subject with a burn pile. She does not think he has water on the property. The exact address is unknown, but it has three train cars on it. She does not see him there. 12:01 p.m. The Fire department advised the fire has been extinguished. The property owner is not there. He will come back to speak to the owner later.

I’ll be back

12:40 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller requests to have a deputy come to her house. Her husband had a loud verbal argument with someone the property owner knows. The caller says the subject made threats to her husband that he would come back. The caller requests to have a deputy stand by to ensure it doesn’t happen again today. 1:02 p.m. The caller that reported the incident was contacted. It happened last Thursday. A known subject caused a verbal argument and intimidated her husband. She requests the info on file and was given temporary restraining order procedures.


Smile! You are on camera

2:42 p.m. Belden. A caller reports suspicious activity at 12:02 a.m. Sunday morning. Two described individuals were caught on camera. Both were suspicious. Both suspects were walking around in the area going towards the fire vicinity and their stuff. The caller reports that both suspects parked their vehicle and started to walk in the area then left. The caller didn’t witness any theft. The info was logged for extra patrol checks.

Jail substation

2:58 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports he just chased off a subject who was living in his motorhome. The subject was in the camper in his driveway. The subject was located and arrested on charges of burglary, probation violation, and revocation of parole.

Using deadly force

4 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a loose dog just attacked a cat. The cat will probably not make it. The owner of the cat is on the scene. The dog left running. The dog is out running loose. A second dog, Ruby or Rosie, is a terrier with the same owner.


Underage pharmacy

4:10 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a female giving drugs to kids in trailer park behind a restaurant in Portola. The female was described, as well as her residence. 10:47 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and reported suspicious circumstances only, no evidence of a crime. The caller does not have proof of any crime taking place. The deputy advised proper civil procedures were given to the caller.

Oct. 19

Rough housing

4:10 a.m. A caller reports a known subject at his residence is causing a loud disturbance. The caller stated the subject attempted to choke him out and fight him. The caller said the subject is the boyfriend of his granddaughter. The caller said the subject does not have weapons and is still in the residence, but the parties have been separated. The caller threatened to shoot the subject if he is not removed from the residence. The caller was advised to stay separated from the subject and a deputy is enroute. 4:27 a.m. No unit was available. A call went out to CHP for a cover unit. No unit was available. 5:04 a.m. A deputy advised both parties describe a verbal argument. The subject was removed from the residence and issued a formal trespass warning.



8:50 a.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports she visited over the weekend and saw a friend who is in poor health and needs assistance. The people living with him are giving him alcohol and drugs. The subjects were identified. The victim is bed-bound and has lots of open wounds. There are possible weapons in the home and possible drugs. 8:56 a.m. The victim did seem aware of what is happening but unable to walk, unable to use the bathroom. The daughter is aware of the situation but is unable to help. She is pregnant and asked the caller to call on her behalf. 10:42 a.m. A deputy contacted the subject who stated he is okay and does not need any assistance.


9 a.m. Spring Garden. A caller reports their daughter is involved with a wanted person. The daughter ran off to Mexico with the grandkids and the caller is worried for their safety. The daughter is not at her residence. She left about three days ago. The caller said the daughter is being irresponsible and wants to get the grandkids away from her. The grandson was pinged at an address near the US/Mexico border. 9:29 a.m. A deputy spoke with the caller who is only requesting the info on file.


The kids are okay

11:03 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports her daughter is threatening violence. She told her that she wants to shoot her in the head. The caller is the babysitter for her grandkids. She stated the grandkids come to her hungry. The caller is requesting a call from deputies. The suspect is not at the home. She made the threat via phone. 11:44 a.m. A second caller has a 4-year-old at the daycare. The second caller is reporting that the suspect broke the door down and took the grandchildren from the residence. 1 p.m. A deputy reports no crime, a verbal argument only, no vandalism. The deputy checked the welfare of the kids who are okay.


2:23 p.m. Portola. A caller from Animal Control requests a case number for an incident on 10/15. Two subjects and their dog were bit by a racoon. It is unknown if the racoon is feral, it ran off. The racoon bit their dog. Both victims tried to help and got bit in the process.


Free fill up with pizza

2:42 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports she drove off after getting gas at Spirit Gas in Hamilton Branch, Pizza at the Branch/Spirit Gas, yesterday around noon.

Lonesome dove

6:23 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a single white cow in the roadway.

Senior citizen version of “prank calling”

7:13 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports theft yesterday or the day before of a hatchet and a splitting maul. The caller suspects the neighbor’s son. 8:15 p.m. A deputy advised contact with PDH who provided information that the caller has been in the hospital for an extended period-of-time and has previously made multiple erroneous reports.

Oct. 21

Getting to know the neighbors

1:32 a.m. Blairsden. A caller reports a loud disturbance or domestic violence. The caller can hear yelling and screaming and it sounds like someone punched a trailer. It sounds like female vs. male. The female half left in a Toyota pickup. The caller said the subjects have only been at the park since earlier today. A deputy contacted the female half who advised it was a verbal argument only. The male half left back to Reno.


Too late now

9:26 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports he received info from his tenant that there is a tree cutting company on his property cutting trees and he does not want them there. He is out of the area. 9:52 a.m. The tenant called 911 to report the tree cutters were there. He thinks they are Caltrans and she wants someone there to stop them. The caller disconnected before more info could be obtained. 9:53 a.m. A deputy contacted the property owner who is upset that Caltrans tree contractors are removing trees from his property. The caller was advised to contact Caltrans.

Speaking another language

10:13 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports his neighbor was served a temporary restraining order yesterday to not harass him. The subject then called him multiple times and stopped him while driving down the roadway. The caller requested to press charges.

The solution may be the problem


5:14 p.m. Portola. A caller requests a deputy. The caller said she needs a ride. The caller said she is having a loud argument with her mother. The caller said she and her mother are in the same room. The caller is crying and having a hard time taking or answering questions. There are no weapons. 5:48 p.m. A deputy advised a verbal argument only. The caller is very intoxicated. The parties agreed to keep the peace.

One-man film crew

7:01 p.m. Chester. A caller reports that a male subject is driving around the First Avenue neighborhood videotaping everyone he sees. The caller said he was last seen at the Chevron station. The caller said she tried to ask the subject why he was videotaping people, and his response was people are following him. The vehicle left. It was a black pickup towing a black-covered utility trailer with no rear lights. 7:55 p.m. A deputy advised contact with the subject who said he is being gang followed from state to state. The deputy advised verbal only, no crime.


Don’t wait for the sequel

9:21 p.m. Portola. A caller advises his dad is threatening him, going now to get a weapon. The caller would not answer questions pertaining to tonight, just that the subject “was coming” then the line went silent and unable to call back. 9:28 p.m. CHP enroute from Hwy. 89. 9:44 p.m. A deputy spoke with the caller’s stepfather and the caller’s brother who denied any argument and allowed the deputy to look for the caller who was not at the residence. The deputy will keep a look out for the caller.