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Sheriff’s Blotter Sept. 12-14: Callers report pesky juveniles

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 Sept. 12-14, 2022

September 12

Clean sweep

12:46 a.m. Graeagle. A caller reports his vehicle was broken into at the Park and Ride on Hwy 70/Hwy 89 and all items from the glovebox were stolen. The caller requests contact from a deputy.

Dry dock

9:16 a.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a boat parked on his property sometime within the last 2 months and he wants it removed. 9:29 a.m. Both identifying numbers from the caller returned to the same female owner. 10:33 a.m. A deputy contacted the residents at another address, on a different street, who agreed to move the boat.

Fire in the hole!

10:26 a.m. Lake Almanor Peninsula. A caller reports gun shots somewhere behind her home, one shot, possibly a rifle. 11:14 a.m. A deputy contacted a construction crew who is doing a demolition on a house and dropping debris from the 3rd story, creating the boom.

None shall pass

10:39 a.m. Portola. A caller requests a call back regarding a civil issue and restraining order issue with an ex-husband. 11:27 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller who requested information on file that the subject has been seen driving past the children’s school and the house while the caller has been out of town. The caller requested extra patrol checks.

Next stop: lunch at the Co-op

12:09 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports there is a bear in the area of Nugget Lane.

Far from typical

2:25 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports he found possible human remains near Hwy 70 and Elephant Tunnel. He said he was on the trail that runs next to the tunnel and river. The caller has pictures of what he found and he also found a diary with suspicious writing.

Once more with feeling

6 p.m. Portola. A caller requests to speak to a deputy regarding a vehicle that he sold that has been abandoned. 10:55 p.m. A deputy advised on civil procedures.

Should have stopped

6:18 p.m. Quincy. A pair were stopped for a failure to yield. As a result, the male was arrested for violation of probation, driving under the influence and driving under the influence of a blood alcohol level greater that .08 percent, and evading an officer in a vehicle. The female was arrested on charges of violation of probation, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The village is watching

8:01 p.m. Portola. A caller reports an infant alone in a vehicle. There is a dog in the car with the infant. The caller has been standing by for approximately 10 minutes waiting to see if the responsible party would return. The license plate of the vehicle was provided. 8:17 p.m. CHP advised they were unable to locate the vehicle at Leonard’s Market.

I forgot what I was going to say …

8:43 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports kids in the neighborhood who are knocking on her door and then running away. The caller requests extra patrol checks. 9:56 p.m. The caller advised it is an ongoing problem with juveniles knocking on the door and then leaving when the caller answers. 11:45 p.m. A deputy checked the area but was unable to locate anything suspicious.

Halloween is still a month away

9:50 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports kids running around his house and loitering. The suspects are unknown, but the caller thinks there are about 10 juveniles. 10:03 p.m. CHP was in the area and was unable to locate anyone suspicious in the area.

September 13

Maybe it’s NOT too early for Halloween

8:12 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a bat in her house. She has no one she can call to help her get it out. She said she called last night and was referred to Fish and Wildlife. There was no answer at the number that was provided. The caller was transferred to SIFC.

You know when you get that sinking feeling?

2:15 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports a boat is sinking. No one is on the boat and it’s at a dock around the 5-mile marker. The caller received the information third hand from a third party who said he was working at the address. It is a small aluminum boat. 2:28 p.m. The caller was given information that they will need to contact someone to get the boat out of the water. The caller said he did not have any idea who the owner of the boat is.

Half the wheels, half the trouble?

4:51 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was cited on a motorcycle for driving on a suspended license and violation of probation.

Love lost

6:35 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports she found a yellow hound retriever mix on Bucks Lake near Lovers Leap and would like to meet a deputy at the shelter. 7:57 p.m. The dog was released to Animal Control.

The pitter patter of little feet

10:17 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports people running around outside on his property, possibly four juveniles but he is unable to provide a description. 11:18 p.m. A deputy checked the area but was unable to locate anything suspicious.

September 14

Maybe notify the Better Business Bureau or He went that-a-way

2:40 a.m. Loyalton. A caller reports he was buying drugs and the person pulled a gun out on him and fired. The caller is not injured and became agitated when asked for further information. The caller was pinning to East Central Ave. in Quincy, but the caller advised the incident happened in Loyalton. 3:02 a.m. Deputies contacted a known person at the address who advised the caller came to his apartment and made a 911 call with his phone then left in a green 4-runner. Units are on the lookout in the area. 3:09 a.m. Units were unable to locate the caller.

Citronella collars make great gifts

6:54 a.m. Chester. A caller reports ongoing issues with the neighbor’s dog barking through the night and requests Animal Control follow up.

Hard to see the up side

10:14 a.m. Meadow Valley. A caller requests medical for a male fall victim off an 8-foot ladder with a possible hip injury.

Evening obstacle course

10:19 p.m. Portola. CHP and a deputy were on Commercial St. in a foot pursuit of a subject on South Gulling turning onto Taylor. The deputy detained one subject and is okay. The subject was arrested on charges of resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Early ski run

11:02 p.m. Chester. A subject was arrested at the snowmobile park on A13 on charges of under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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