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Sheriff’s Blotter: Oct. 25 – Nov. 2

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 for Oct. 25-Nov. 2, 2021

Oct. 25

House full of witnesses

12:10 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a hit and run to his vehicle at the courthouse. The caller is unsure if the other driver knew it happened. The vehicle details were given to CHP.

Wielding Dracula’s wooden stake

12:57 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that a known suspect came after him with a broken shovel handle. The subjects are separated. 1:22 p.m. A detective reports proper temporary restraining order procedures given, no crime.

Tracking down a a homeless camp

3:28 p.m. Quincy. A caller is asking for a deputy to call regarding a homeless camp possibly on private property of the American Valley Community Services District. 4:45 p.m. A deputy located a large homeless camp only accessible by foot. It will require multiple deputies to respond due to the location. The deputy was unable to locate any individuals at the camp. 8:34 p.m. A sergeant advises contact with a known subject who was given a trespass notice from the property. The subject agreed to move along tomorrow. The deputy will confirm later this week.

Time for a roundup

5:16 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a loose horse on the roadway.

Wanted: Teleport substation

5:42 p.m. Crystal Springs. A caller reports walking on Hwy. 70 east of Crystal Springs and requests assistance getting to Quincy. CHP advised they are unable to provide transport. 6 p.m. The caller was advised neither the Sheriff Office nor CHP are able to provide transportation.

That’s far enough

6:45 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a possible drunken driver. The caller advised the vehicle was swerving and speeding. The subject stopped at the Plumas Club bar. The vehicle and license were described. The information was transferred to CHP. 6:58 p.m. A deputy advised the vehicle is currently parked at the Plumas Club.

Oct. 27

Party invitation revoked

5:02 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports prostitution going on at a motel. When asked for more information the caller became irate and hung up. The caller had identified himself and had made no prior contact with that name or number. 5:11 a.m. The caller recontacted on 911 to advise of loud music and a party going on at the motel. The caller was extremely rude and aggressive. 5:45 a.m. Units were unable to locate any loud music.

If nothing changes, nothing changes

4:52 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a loud disturbance of screaming and hitting of walls. The named subject is not violent toward the caller and there are no weapons. It is unknown if there is alcohol or drugs. 5:38 a.m. The identified subject was determined to not be in violation of his probation and the caller is no longer requesting assistance. 6:48 a.m. A caller reports the same subject is making a loud disturbance. The subject is 300 pounds plus walking up and down the road screaming. No weapons are seen at this time. 6:49 a.m. The subject is in front of the office. 6:55 a.m. The caller advises the subject had a knife and her husband disarmed him. The knife is on the ground. Several parties have the subject restrained. The caller advised no one is injured at this time. 6:57 a.m. Multiple 911 calls are received reporting the subject assaulted a maintenance worker, the injuries are unknown but said the knife is on the ground and two men are holding the subject against a truck. An unknown caller kept saying, “We need help now,” but would disconnect before any further information was given. 7:12 a.m. Deputies advised the arrest of the subject on charges of battery and probation violation.

Intruder alert

7:53 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports a bear tore up a truck and has been trying to get into the home. The bear is not there now. The Fish and Wildlife number was provided to the caller.

Who dat?

11:31 a.m. Portola. A caller reports she can hear alarm activations. The door was cracked open. She tried yelling for someone, but no one is responding. 11:46 a.m. A deputy advises suspicious circumstances only, no signs of forced entry and the alarm was coming from a smoke detector with a dying battery.

Lending a helping hand

2:17 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a woman lying on the ground between her vehicle and the side of the road. The caller was driving by, did not stop, just wanted to advise. 2:23 p.m. PDH was paged per a deputy’s request. 2:57 p.m. The patient was transported to PDH.

No small haul

3:50 p.m. Portola. A caller wants to report stolen property taken from a property in Delleker. Items taken include a chainsaw, a water pump, a trailer hitch and hand tools. The caller said he has video footage of the theft. The theft took place during the past two weeks.

And another thing …

3:52 p.m. Portola. A caller reports that things have been stolen from her. She is being harassed by a suspect and had road rage last night with him, and fears for her safety. The caller is currently at the library in Portola and is also requesting social services. 4 p.m. The caller is now reporting, “Someone is smoking pot in the bathroom.” 4:16 p.m. The caller has been provided civil procedures several times and is not reporting anything new at this time.

Mothers, where are your daughters?

4:53 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports two juveniles playing on empty rail carts on the tracks. The subjects are climbing over the top and inside of it. The caller lives in the area and has seen the same juveniles be asked to not play in the area by the railroad workers. One subject is a red-haired girl in a pink sweater the other is a boy in a plain t-shirt. 6:10 p.m. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the children.

Out cold

6:47 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports she does not have anywhere to stay and needs assistance getting some blankets, so she doesn’t freeze. She advised a subject on Lee Road is supposed to bring her “stuff” but he hasn’t shown up. 8:27 p.m. A deputy provided a ride for the caller to a residence on Lee Road.

Kicking up dust

10:06 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports erratic speeding down Hot Springs Road and spinning donuts in the parking lot. The vehicle is a white jeep. The info was transferred to CHP.

Unhappy accident

10:21 p.m. Chester. A 911 call was received from an open line, only a female voice can be heard saying, “Tap, tap, tap, one, two, three, four.” Now a verbal argument with a male in the background. 10:23 p.m. Now the two are arguing about a toilet. The number was pinged back to a known female and an address location. 10:49 p.m. A deputy confirmed it was an accidental 911 dial. The subject admitted to drinking and a probation violation. The information was faxed to the Probation office.

Oct. 28

Worst fear realized

12:38 p.m. Chilcoot. A caller reports the neighbor’s dog just killed his dog. The owner’s dog is a chihuahua, the suspect dog is a black Pitbull. The information was sent to Animal Control.

Back ta Shasta

2:09 p.m. Greenville. A suspicious male is walking toward Greenville, toward Pete’s Store. He has possible weapons, an axe in his backpack. The suspect was described and is walking along the highway. The suspect stole a chain from the caller, and she is concerned about what he will do with it and the axe. 2:15 p.m. A deputy advised he saw the subject walking northbound and will attempt to contact. 2:24 p.m. The sheriff contacted the subject. 2:50 p.m. The call resulted in a missing person’s hit. A contact message was sent for the subject’s probation out of Shasta County. 3:04 p.m. A deputy provided a ride to Chester and the subject will contact the Rancheria for a place to stay for the night.

Neighbors: To your corners

5:57 p.m. Portola. A caller reports his neighbor is threatening to kill him and knock him out. The suspect has weapons in his home but did not have any on him at the time. 7:11 p.m. A deputy advised this is not a new incident, it was handled previously. The deputy provided proper temporary restraining orders to both neighbors. Both neighbors were trespassed from the other’s property.

Oct. 29

Who hasn’t done this!

12:02 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a loud disturbance outside his house. An unknown subject is yelling at himself. The call disconnected before more info could be obtained. An attempt was made to call back, but no answer. 12:15 a.m. The caller recontacted and advised a better location for the disturbance. 12:23 a.m. A deputy contacted an identified subject who advised he tripped and fell and was yelling in pain. No medical help needed.

I musta got lost

7:47 a.m. Twain. A caller reports they are lost on the Butterfly/Twain Road. The caller was advised they can continue into Twain from where they are located and to recontact once they arrive. 8:58 a.m. No contact has yet been received. A deputy will attempt to locate the subjects. 10 a.m. The subjects are located and safe.

False alarm

4:24 p.m. Gold Mountain. A caller requests assistance with her smoke detectors. They are going off but there is no fire. They are going off and she can’t turn them off. Eastern Plumas Fire was paged 4:51 p.m. Assistance is completed.

String of bad luck

6:47 p.m. Genesee. A caller reports three subjects are stuck, two males and a female. The vehicle got stuck in the mud. When they arrived at their cabin it has been broken into. Several things are missing, and it is badly vandalized. The caller advised they are all safe for now but will need assistance with a tow in the morning and need to speak to a deputy regarding the burglary. 9:32 p.m. A deputy advised he spoke to the caller who is requesting assistance in the morning, will need a tow truck to remove the vehicle that is partially off the roadway and stuck in mud up to the axles. 10/30 3:42 p.m. A sergeant advised to refer to the criminal report for burglary to several residences. Parties on the scene have contacted a family member to come assist them with their vehicle.

Dog napping

7:35 p.m. Chester. A caller reports the theft of a dog from a residence and other items. The caller could not state what items. The caller advised the residence was locked and a subject broke in. The caller stated the names of the two perpetrators he believed committed the deed. The caller will not be at the residence all evening and requests a call back. 8:17 p.m. The caller recontacted advising he has obtained his K-9 and is no longer requesting assistance. 8:20 p.m. One of the suspects called regarding the incident.

Oct. 30

Hit and run

5:56 a.m. Chilcoot. CHP reports a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision. Sierra Valley Fire was paged. A second call was received from an off duty officer advising a white SUV with front end damage struck a pedestrian and continued southbound toward Nevada. The caller advised CPR in progress. The information was sent to Nevada Highway Patrol to look for the vehicle. 6:14 a.m. CHP advised there is an officer on the scene. CHP will be requesting Lassen County Sheriff Office to respond. 6:21 a.m. Staff on scene with Truckee Meadows advised possible fatality. Careflight is already on standby.

Angry photo bug

11:55 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports a subject is harassing her. The subject lives next door. The caller reports that the subject has been taking pictures of her property and keeps coming to her door yelling at her. 12:51 p.m. A sergeant advised providing proper temporary restraining order procedures.


3:22 p.m. Quincy. A caller reported he found a headless chicken and the subject was being suspicious. The caller only requests to make a report. 4:48 p.m. A deputy advised suspicious circumstances only and caller requests information on file only.

Take as directed

9:49 p.m. Chester. A caller reports suspicious subjects in Toyota 4-Runners with parachutes. The caller is not making sense. The caller reports subjects now possibly attempting to steal transformers and people standing on garages. The caller advised she is not on her property. 10:53 p.m. A deputy advised checking the area and unable to locate any suspicious activity or activities as described by the caller. The deputy also spoke to people in the area who advised no suspicious activity had been seen. 11:30 p.m. The caller called again via 911 requesting a deputy check the area. A deputy again checked the area but was unable to locate any suspicious activity or vehicles with parachutes. 12:01 a.m. The caller called again advising there are now subjects with ladders leaving her residence. The caller is not making sense and rambling on about transformers and a cattle trailer. 12:08 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller who is seeing things due to taking excess amount of her prescription Xanax. The deputy advised the caller to take the proper prescribed amount. No further assistance was needed.

Oct. 31

Good luck

11:27 a.m. Twain. A caller reports utility companies are using his property without his permission. 2:18 p.m. A detective spoke with the caller who was going to ask the parties to leave his property and post no trespassing signs. The caller will recontact if further assistance is needed.

A llama without a country

1:44 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller requests to speak to a deputy regarding an abandoned llama. 2:16 p.m. A deputy advised the caller requests contact from Animal Control and would like them to assist in removing the llama since it has been abandoned and no one is caring for it.

Hard times

4:11 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a subject laying in front of the lawyer’s trailers and Evergreen Market. It is unknown whether the subject needs assistance or is just sleeping. 4:35 p.m. A deputy contacted the subject who is okay and is just waiting on a ride. 5:20 p.m. An employee from the market called and advised the subject is sleeping in the parking lot and is requesting a deputy contact her to move along. The caller was advised the deputy has already spoken with the subject and she is waiting on a ride and to recontact if the subject is causing any problems.

Pine forest drying rack

6:52 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports a subject dumping trash on the side of the road. The best location the caller could provide was 7 miles up the grade from the Chevron station in Janesville, just into Plumas County. The subject is driving a white Dodge truck with wood rails towing a boat. The caller asked the subject if he was dumping trash and the subject advised he was drying out items from his boat, but the caller believes he was dumping trash.

Trick or treat

8:31 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports someone outside walking around opening car doors. The caller can see an unknown car parked by the mail boxes with headlights on. No description of the car or person was given. The caller said it is too dark to see outside and she is too scared to look. The caller is calling from Evergreen Trailer Park. The info was forwarded to dispatch. 9:18 p.m. The caller called back advising she can see handprints on the window to her residence. The caller said the window was locked but someone unlocked it. The caller requests the info be passed along to the sergeant on duty. 9:55 p.m. The sergeant advised contacting a known person who was just using her cell phone. No evidence of a crime or suspicious circumstance. The caller requests extra patrol checks.


9:10 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports people who live in the building are changing locks and “tapping” on the building. The caller is advising no one else is supposed to be living in the buildings. The caller is hard to make sense of. He advises he is the only one who has a lease. 9:52 p.m. A deputy advised civil procedures provided to the caller. The deputy also spoke to the owner of the building who is coming up next week to handle the situation.

Nov. 1

I got better

9:52 a.m. Chester. A caller reports seeing people in her home that are coming through the walls. 10:14 a.m. The caller recontacted to advise she no longer needs assistance; she is no longer seeing the subjects in her home.

Oops a daisy!

1:38 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle just came and took mail out of the mail box and drove away, a maroon Ford Explorer. 2 p.m. A detective advised the vehicle is actually delivering mail, negative theft.

Quality time

9:21 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a child’s father is intoxicated at her residence causing a loud argument. The subject is currently walking on the street, no weapons, wearing black clothing. There is no temporary restraining order in place. The subject was picked up and booked on charges of probation violation, possession of a controlled substance and under the influence of a controlled substance.

Nov. 2

 A pair of lookee-Lou’s

9:52 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports possible trespassers on her property, she could see the subjects on video. 4:07 p.m. A deputy on duty received multiple other calls. 4:32 p.m. A sergeant advised the caller requests the information on file and extra patrol checks. Two male subjects walked down the driveway and appeared to be casing her house and her daughter’s trailer. The suspects were unknown and unable to be identified from the video.

You say “potato” I say “potatoe”

9:41 a.m. Greenville. A caller reports a subject ripped the victim’s mailbox off then proceeded to throw it into the caller’s yard. The subject is a known subject. 12:40 p.m. A deputy attempted to locate the caller, but no one was at the residence. 4:29 p.m. No vandalism was recorded. The mailbox fell off the post and the subject attempted to give the mailbox back.

Looking for work in all the wrong places

1:12 p.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports a young kid in a hoodie trespassing in the residence. It is unknown if he is still in the area. The subject told the neighbor that he was hired to clean up the place and the caller said that is not true. The residence is abandoned and condemned. The subject was issued a violation of probation and officially trespassed from the residence.

Parenting class: Day one

3:49 p.m. Portola. A subject, age 4 or 5 years old, said she was locked out of her house by her mother and can’t get back in. The caller reports that they cannot contact the mother. 4:05 p.m. Info was sent to CHP to check the welfare of the child; a deputy is out of position. 4:21 p.m. CHP reports the child is safe and back with the mother.


4:26 p.m. Chester. A caller requests to speak to a deputy regarding a counterfeit $100 bill that was left on the windshield of her vehicle outside her house. 6:09 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who has disposed of the fake money and requests the information on file.

Taking out the competition

5:53 p.m. Portola. A caller, who refused to give a name, reported an RV parked between the Log Cabin and the gas station. The caller believes they are dealing drugs. Several people went in and out very fast. 6:56 p.m. A deputy advised the identified caller called in a false report on another known person.

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