Sheriff’s Blotter: Oct. 5-6

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. 5-6, 2021

Oct. 5

Warm milk and cookies


9:47 a.m. Quincy. A caller transferred from Butte County was arguing with his wife this morning about him leaving, and she shut off his phone and now he can’t communicate with anyone (except to call 911). The caller is driving to his grandmother’s in Sacramento. 9:50 a.m. The caller wants the Sheriff’s Office to tell his wife to turn his phone on. The caller cannot receive phone calls. The caller was advised to call back when he gets to his grandma’s and a deputy can talk to him then.

No lifeguard on duty

9:50 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a homeless man trying to access the Recreation Department Pool building. 10:52 a.m. Services were contacted to see if there is any available assistance for the subject. 12:11 p.m. Contact was made with the caller. She advised the suspect left the area in the direction of Hwy. 70, heading to SavMor, looking for a ride to Amtrak.

Technical term. Look it up


11:20 a.m. Delleker. A caller wants the information documented that her phone was “spoofed.” No additional information was available.

Third time is a charm

11:30 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle almost hit him three times. A female subject is stumbling into the house. The subject was identified by the license plate. 11:32 a.m. A deputy and CHP are enroute. 11:35 a.m. CHP stopped the vehicle in front of Quincy Tow. 12:10 CHP reports the arrest of the subject on a charge of driving under the influence.

Hard times

2:48 p.m. Greenville. A caller requests a welfare check. 3:20 p.m. A sergeant contacted the subject who said he was having a hard time with everything that has happened in Greenville and was not sure what to do. Subject said he was working on getting help and would call if he needed any assistance with services that would help him in his current situation. The subject was thankful for the call and said he was not going to hurt himself.


25 mph in town

6:07 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports white utility trucks driving too fast through town, it’s an ongoing issue. The caller said she was nearly hit this evening while walking her dog.

Comfort from fire due to fire

6:26 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a bonfire in a burn barrel at a residence. The caller said two adults are tending to the bonfire. The caller said they are upset due to devastation from the Dixie fire.

Heavy handed

8:05 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a broken window in a truck. The caller watched a subject break the window while he was working on equipment in an adjacent area. The caller said the subject was trying to put a note on the vehicle when the damage occurred. 8:54 p.m. A deputy contacted all parties and advised it is a civil matter and civil procedures were provided.

Oh deer


9:43 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports hitting a deer. No medical services needed. The caller reports the deer is in the roadway on Bucks Lake Road between the hospital and Hwy 70. The caller has damage to their vehicle. The caller pulled over in front of movie theatre on Hwy 70 in downtown Quincy.

Seeking outside help

10:46 p.m. Quincy. A caller is in a room at the hospital and said he needs to use the restroom but cannot get a hold of the nurse’s station.

Oct. 6

Code 4

8:09 a.m. Vinton. A caller reports a suspicious male subject pointing a gun toward the road. The vehicle is a green Dodge truck. The subject is a white male dressed in cammo gear with a shot gun. 8:11 a.m. The subject is crouched behind the car pointing the gun out toward passing cars, a few miles from Hwy. 70. 8:16 a.m. CHP was notified and will respond. 8:42 a.m. CHP made contact with the suspect who has no violations and is “Code 4.” (No further assistance needed.)


Car invasion

9:22 a.m. A caller reports that a child’s school laptop/backpack and some work tools were taken from a vehicle Friday night at 8 p.m. while parked at Feather River College. The caller did make reports to the college and was advised to make a report for insurance.

Chilly ghost

10:01 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports a possible chimney fire. Flames are coming from the chimney. Now there is lots of smoke. The home is not occupied. 10:14 a.m. Fire Dept. reports it was an automatic pellet stove. No further assistance is needed.

Keep a watchful eye

10:06 a.m. Clio. A caller reports a possible identification theft. The caller said their credit report had a hit showing someone attempted a small business disaster loan. The caller said he called credit bureaus and wants the information on file. There is no loss of money or financial loss at this time.


No takers-just window shopping

10:48 a.m. Portola. A caller reports locks cut from the front gate and single unit. Nothing reported missing at this time.

Escalate or elevate

10:57 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports that a neighbor dispute has escalated and is asking for a deputy on site. The subject is very fearful for his life. 2:14 p.m. A deputy advised the caller is reporting ongoing harassment from the subject. The suspect has been driving past the caller’s residence honking his horn and flipping the caller off. The caller believed this was escalating behavior from previous times and was afraid the subject would escalate further. The caller also said the subject had put up signs saying something to the effect of “there’s a generator thief in the neighborhood” on his and another neighbor’s property. The caller believed this was directed towards him. The caller stated the subject had sent him text messages saying he needed to find a safe place to live, and he would be “run out of town.” The deputy provided the caller with proper civil procedures. The caller stated he was in the process of obtaining a restraining order.


Burglar in a bear suit?

12:42 p.m. Belden. A caller reports a possible burglar at his home. 1:05 p.m. A deputy advised the caller that he thinks it’s possibly a bear and was provided the number for Fish and Wildlife.

Trash dispute

3:53 p.m. Quincy. A caller wants to remain anonymous and requests a deputy on site. The neighbors are leaving trash to blow around, they are not picking it up. The caller did try and talk to the subject, but they were unwilling to listen or pick up the mess. 4:52 p.m. A deputy spoke to the subject, and they are trying to make an adjustment so that a bear cannot reach the trash.

Check out time

4:27 p.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports possible trespassers at a specified address and the homeowner is currently incarcerated. 5:40 p.m. A deputy said the subjects agreed to leave.

Baby on board, and driving


4:43 p.m. Portola. A caller reports a 6 or 7-year-old girl riding a quad on the street with a baby in front and no protective gear. It is a green quad. No deputy was in position to take the call. Info was transferred to CHP. 5:10 p.m. CHP advised contact with the parties who were counseled.

In house security issue

4:25 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a burglary to his home sometime today, missing cash and other items. The perpetrator possibly gained access through the back gate. 6:43 p.m. a deputy advised it is a juvenile issue. The property has been returned, juveniles were counseled, and parents notified.

Dang that hurt

7:57 p.m. Storrie. A caller reports he hit a bear and it is injured but it wandered off into the woods.

Home alone

8:05 p.m. Greenville. A caller on North Arm Road reports a suspicious man banging on her door asking for help saying his car broke down. The caller is alone and does not want to answer the door. No description of the subject is available as she cannot see the subject but advised the subject would be waiting in the driveway for assistance. The subject is sitting on her porch. 9:10 p.m. A deputy advised the caller is safe and CHP is providing assistance for the subject.