Sheriff’s Blotter Sept. 5 – more dangerous driving and dog problems

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 Sept. 5.


September 5


4:03 a.m. Quincy. A caller is reporting the repossession of a 2007 Honda. The owner is unaware of the repossession. 8:18 a.m. The vehicle owner called in to report her car stolen and was advised the vehicle was repossessed this morning.

Too tough

10:07 a.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports an ongoing problem with the neighbors’ dogs, two pitbulls that continue to charge at the caller and now are going after her friends. The dogs are owned by the nephew of two known persons. Animal Control was faxed the information.

The big “oops”

10:12 a.m. Bassett’s Station. A caller reports the car is locked with a child and a dog inside. The vehicle is a 2020 white Subaru Forester. The caller is calling from the camp host satellite phone. The call pins to Graeagle to make the call near Hwy 89. 10:15 a.m. Contacted CHP for assistance and they will call back with further information. Contacted Sierra County Sheriff’s Office to advise of the situation. 10:18 a.m. CHP advised that they do not carry slim jims. Sierra County Sheriff’s Office advised in their area, and they will handle the call. All information was provided.


No fortune teller needed or Dog endangerment

12:46 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a dangerous driver in a black junky car following dangerously and passing repeatedly heading westbound from Quincy to Meadow Valley, just past Lover’s Leap. The call was transferred to CHP. 12:52 p.m. The caller called 911 again to advise the dangerous driving continued with multiple U-turns on Bucks Lake Road. 12:54 p.m. Another 911 call advises the vehicle was involved in a traffic accident. The call was transferred to CHP. Meadow Valley Fire and Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 2:11 p.m. A Sgt. advised CHP has a location and the subject’s dog is being transported to Animal Control. 2:56 p.m. The male driver was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of drugs.

Strange and unusual

3:39 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male lying in the roadway on Old Keddie Road, a couple hundred feet off Hwy 70 on the dirt road. The caller said the male is laying on the road not moving-possibly dead-with knees up in the air. The call was transferred to CHP. 3:45 p.m. Quincy Fire and PDH were paged. 3:56 p.m. Multiple attempts were made to contact the caller; a message was left. 4:01 p.m. Plumas 15 advised unable to locate the subject victim. 4:04 p.m. Fire contacted a citizen who said the victim/subject is okay. Fire is cleared.


So many bears

4:25 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a dead bear on the side of the roadway on Hwy 70 between Evergreen Trailer Park and Butterfly Valley Road.

A nose for trouble

8:08 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a propane leak at the Eternity Hair building. There are two propane tanks in the back of the building. The caller can smell the propane from the mini storage lot. Quincy Fire was paged. 8:27 p.m. The leak has been stopped and the tanks are turned off. The property owner will contact the propane company in the morning.