Sheriff’s Blotter Oct. 19-20: Suspicious circumstances keep deputies busy

Compiled 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. 19-20, 2022

October 19

While you were sleeping or Alter Ego

8:47 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a suspicious picture of him is on his phone. The caller requests to meet a deputy at the back door of the residence. 9:25 a.m. A deputy advised suspicious circumstances only.


8:52 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a suspicious wood cutter has dumped wood on the property and the suspect will not remove the items. The suspect company was named. 9:14 a.m. A deputy advised civil procedures were provided. The tree service will remove logs by the end of the week.

Mysterious messages

10:28 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller requests a welfare check on a girlfriend, she was sending strange texts to him last night and now the phone goes to voicemail. 11:05 a.m. A deputy advised contacting the female who said she is okay and was at the Dr.’s in Susanville. The caller was contacted and informed the subject is okay.


Hostile workplace

2:02 p.m. Chester. A caller reports her coworker is causing a disturbance. The subject spit in the caller’s face and was threatening her. 2:22 p.m. A deputy advised it was a verbal argument only between the subject and the caller and the parties are separated and agreed to keep the peace.

Cat’s cradle

2:50 p.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on a child. The grandmother was named. The caller reports of hoarding cats in the trailer. 3:23 p.m. A deputy advised no contact. 10:04 p.m. Deputies checked inside of the home; the conditions are not criminal in nature.

Horror story

3:13 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports an injury accident, a female with a leg injuring. A Chevy SUV went up the embankment at the S turns on Frenchman Lake Road. EPHC and Sierra Valley Fire were paged. 3:20 p.m. The information was sent to REMSA for a helicopter. USFS was notified. 4:15 p.m. A subject was arrested for felony driving while under the influence.


False alarm

3:51 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A silent emergency call came from a cellphone. There was no response from the caller. An 87-year-old male is the subject. 3:54 p.m. The information was sent to SIFC for medical precaution. 4:03 p.m. SIFC advised the subject is okay and was sleeping in his chair.

October 20

Double trouble

10:11 a.m. Mohawk. A caller reports his landlords are harassing him and attempting to evict his caretaker. The caretaker is trespassed from the trailer park. 10:27 a.m. A deputy advised civil procedures were provided.


2:30 p.m. Clio. A caller reports a reckless driver in the neighborhood. The suspect was driving in circles and caused damage to the roadway. The suspect also made threats to the caller. The suspect is in a red pickup and is no longer driving and has vehicle parked in his driveway. The call was transferred to CHP. 3:06 p.m. Deputy advised speaking to the caller who advised did not witness damage and went to confront the suspect who became verbally aggressive. A deputy provided civil procedures.


Lost connection

4:28 p.m. Bucks Lake. A caller reports finding an iPhone on the north shore of Bucks Lake off Mill Creek Trail. 9:35 p.m. A deputy advised contacting the owner of the phone who said she will come pick it up from the front desk tomorrow.


6:25 p.m. Portola. A male subject was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and local warrants.

Explosive relations

6:43 p.m. Portola. A caller reports her fiancé is there causing an argument, broke the windows out of their fifth wheel and punched her. 7:39 p.m. A male subject was arrested on a charge of domestic violence.

Oh no!

7:15 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports a cow in the road. The call was transferred to CHP. 7:25 p.m. The caller is now reporting a car hit the cow. There are unknown injuries. The call was transferred to CHP.

Chester omelet

9:21 p.m. Chester. A caller advised that he is reporting for his father who called him and said that someone egged his house. 9:42 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who requests extra patrol checks in the area. The call was faxed to the substation.