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Sheriff’s Blotter: July 28-30: Car crashes a plenty with injuries, many individual folks reported missing were found unharmed

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.

July 28

Tin man
12:29 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports he thinks someone is walking around on his property. The caller is in a metal shed on the property and can hear footsteps outside. 12:52 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller, suspicious circumstances only. Unable to locate anyone or anything suspicious in the area.

How about that?
12:55 a.m. Twain. A deputy contacted a caller in front of the office. The caller reports there is a loud disturbance at Halsted Campground from large parties, intoxicated, and being disrespectful. 1:04 a.m. The caller will attempt to get the parties to leave in the morning and call if further assistance is needed.

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Thoughts that just won’t let you sleep
1:49 a.m. Quincy. A caller called the jail to request to turn over ammo he found in his residence he is not allowed to have. 2:06 a.m. The property was collected.

5:43 a.m. Portola. A caller reports a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at the intersection of E. Sierra and Gulling. The victim is lying in the roadway and appears to be breathing but not alert. The caller did not see the victim crossing the highway in front of the gas station and hit him. 5:44 a.m. Beckwourth Fire and EPHC ambulance were paged. 5:51 a.m. CHP has no units in the area. 6:05 a.m. The victim was transported to Renown.

Out of cell range
8:31 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports a little white car that is drifting over the line a lot on Hwy 70 at Old Hwy Road. The caller was transferred to CHP.

10:13 a.m. Chester. A caller reported that she saw two small children walking past her house. When the caller went out to check on the children, the caller said they stated they did not know their names or where they live and that they wanted “their mommy” who works at Cravings. The caller walked the children to Cravings and the children stated that is not where their mommy works and none of the employees were familiar with the children. The boy stated he wanted to drive “mommy’s car” to find her but was unable to get the car stated. The caller estimated the children’s ages to be 3 and 4, a male and a female with blond hair. The information was given to CHP due to the deputy being in Quincy. 10:36 a.m. A deputy contacted the caller via phone. The caller was able to locate the juveniles’ residence while on the phone with the deputy. She knocked on the door and the parent answered. The juveniles returned to the car of the father. The father was counseled by the deputy about the children walking around unsupervised. The children were returned to their address. The call was faxed to CPS.

Two-wheeler crunch
11:20 a.m. Bucks Lake. A caller reported a motorcycle accident at Grubbs Cow Camp about 3 miles from Bucks Lake. The caller confirmed that he went to cell service and advised the victim to be alert and on the roadway but appeared to need medical attention. 11:24 a.m. Meadow Valley Fire, Bucks Lake Fire, and PDH were paged. The caller was transferred to CHP. 11:29 am. USFS advised they received the same report. The motorcycle accident subject is awake and breathing and on the roadway. The location coordinates were provided. 11:34 a.m. Careflight was requested and accepted with an ETA of 12:01 p.m. 11:37 a.m. Careflight can cancel but continue with medics and CHP. Updates were sent out. 12:04 p.m. Plumas 15 requested Careflight and they accepted with an ETA of 12:35 p.m. 12:13 p.m. Careflight provided an updated ETA of 12:42 p.m. 12:56 p.m. The patient was transported to Enloe Medical Center in Chico. CHP to handle.

All inclusive
12:28 p.m. Greenville. A caller advised a known female subject is sitting on her porch using her WIFI, not causing any harm, just wanted to report that the restraining order is being violated.

Another accident
2:19 p.m. Calpine. A caller reports a head on collision on Hwy 89 just south of Graeagle, past Clio toward Calpine. The caller advised unknown injuries. 2:22 p.m. A 911 from the cell phone of a major car collision. Another call reported the same, a two-vehicle accident, with major injuries. One driver has obvious broken bones. 2:23 p.m. The caller advised the vehicles are smoking and may need a fire response. All callers advised that two vehicles were in the accident. It is unknown if the drivers are stuck in their vehicles. Both vehicles are on the roadway.

Support services available
2:36 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports her husband left the residence with a handgun making self-harm statements. The subject is a veteran, 24 years old, and did not take his cell phone. The subject left alone in his vehicle in an unknown direction of travel. He is sober but may have skipped his prescription meds. The caller said she is home with four kids, ages 1-11. 2:46 p.m. All units to be on the lookout. 2:57 p.m. The information was sent to USFS. 3:02 p.m. The deputy contacted the caller. 3:39 p.m. The deputy advised checking the area of Oakland Camp, Snake Lake, Mt. Hough area up to Four Corners, La Porte Road to Thompson Creek, and Slate Creek Road but was unable to locate any vehicle. 4:01 p.m. The caller called to advise the subject has returned and is calm and okay. CHP, USFS, Fish & Game were all alerted. 4:17 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who advised the subject is okay. The deputy provided contact information for Plumas County Behavioral Health and Veterans services. The caller and the subject will call if further assistance is needed.

And the lake pitched back
3:08 p.m. Chester. A caller reports 2-3 jet skis who are driving dangerously in Lake Almanor West. 4:19 p.m. The deputy was diverted to another case.  5:55 p.m. A deputy was looking in the area prior to being diverted and was unable to locate jet skis due to white-cap rough lake conditions.

Stress test
4:14 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller requests Boat Patrol response. Twin daughters fell off the jet ski and had leg cramps. The caller said the subjects have life jackets on and are not drowning, however could not lift themselves onto the boat alone. The son-in-law was on the boat trying to get the daughters onto the boat but could not lift them alone so went to the caller’s house to get another person and on his way his boat broke down and is now unable to find the jet ski. The women are 300 pounds, identical twins, last seen wearing a purple hat. Both have life vests, unsure of the colors, but known one is black and pink. 4:27 p.m. Boat Patrol contacted the brother-in-law who was able to provide a location of the jet ski and advised the females need assistance into a boat. 4:37 p.m. A unit is on the way from Quincy, will go direct to the boat and assist with the search. The location was given to SIFC. 4:52 p.m. A unit requested Air Ops. 5:57 p.m. CHP is sending Air Ops out of Redding. 5:01 p.m. SIFC advised two boats from West Shore are searching the area. 5:08 p.m. Boat Patrol located both victims they had floated all the way to East Shore. They are okay and no longer in need of assistance. The information was relayed to CHP Air Ops, and SIFC. 

Rescue mission
5:32 p.m. Quincy. A caller reported a dog in a vehicle with the windows barely down in the front parking lot in front of the fairgrounds. The license plate number was provided. 5:39 p.m. Requested the registered owner of the vehicle contact information. 5:46 p.m. Contacted Butte County Sheriff’s Office for the information. 5:47 p.m. A deputy contacted the vehicle owner, the daughter will exit the fairgrounds to come home and retrieve the dog from the vehicle. 5:59 p.m. A deputy advised the dog is out of the vehicle. No further assistance needed.

Late night eating can be dangerous to health
11:05 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports two aggressive foxes trying to get into her chicken coop. The foxes killed her neighbors’ chickens last night. The caller was transferred to Fish & Game.

July 29

Closing time
1:02 a.m. West Shore Lake Almanor. A caller reports three customers causing a disturbance outside a business after being asked to leave due to their intoxication level. The subjects are standing outside the business refusing to leave the area and attempting to come back in. The subjects are three unknown males. 1:20 a.m. The subjects left the area.

1:28 a.m. Quincy. A subject was arrested in the alley behind Plumas Club charged with drunk in public.

Tipping point … the thrill is gone
9:07 a.m. Quincy. A caller reports that while walking her dog, a suspicious male was yelling at her. She was walking past the subject, and he was yelling, “Burn in hell.” He appeared to be under the influence of either drugs or alcohol. The subject has a backpack with bread and was riding a bicycle. 9:15 a.m. The information was given to USFS. 9:26 a.m. USFS advised the unit is off today and no other units are available. 12:51 p.m. No deputies are available.

Low profile
10:32 a.m. Chester. A caller requests Boat Patrol attempt to contact two riders on a Seadoo, red and white. The rider is pulling another subject on water skis and no flag is being used. When the skier goes into the water they are riding in and out of the buoys. 10:53 a.m. The subjects were located and counseled.

Hold the phone!
12:23 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports that a Forest Service employee came over and tried to flip over his booth, the Notes and Chords Radio booth. 1:21 p.m. A deputy advised the subject, who is a volunteer, was counselled.

Short hike is not short enough
12:33 p.m. Portola. A 71-year-old female at the top of the trail is unable to get out of Frazier Falls and keeps passing out. The caller was transferred to EPHC. 12:37 p.m. SAR was paged. EPHC and Graeagle Fire were paged. 2:21 p.m. The patient was transported to EPHC.

1:19 p.m. Chester. A caller reports she can see fire on the hill on the north side of Chester. The caller was transferred to Susanville Interagency Fire Center.

High price of driving
1:49 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a vehicle accident, non-injury, at SavMor. CHP was notified.

Snuff it out
3:15 p.m. Meadow Valley. A caller reports they have broken down on Bucks Lake Road, three miles from Big Creek Split. They are pulling a trailer and the truck engine caught on fire, no flames now, just smoking a lot. CHP was notified, Meadow Valley Fire was paged. USFS is responding. 5:37 p.m. Assistance complete.

I can go my own way
3:22 p.m. Chester. A caller reports a female subject has been loitering in front of the store, an elderly female with white hair and a walker. 5 p.m. A deputy contacted the female who stated she is working her way to Red Bluff, not wanting to self-harm. She refused any assistance and was provided with the information for the Crisis Center.

3:52 p.m. Taylorsville. A caller reports he has two flat tires. He was on Beardsley Grade and turned onto Kettle Rock Face on the way to Taylor Lake. The caller would like to relay a message to a family member for assistance as he does not believe a tow truck will come to his location. The caller is okay, just needs assistance with the vehicle. 3:58 p.m. The caller requested we contact his brother but will need to call back with his number. 4:23 p.m. The caller was able to reach his brother who is responding to help him and nothing further is requested at this time.

Over limit
9:53 p.m. Quincy. A male subject was arrested on a charge of drunk in public at the fairgrounds.

Not happy
10:01 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports a male subject on foot in the area yelling and cussing at road construction workers. He is wearing a sleeveless shirt and a flat bill hat walking a dog. The subject left the area and is in Nellz Gas Station now. 10:25 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller who requested extra Patrol Checks.

End of the road
10:33 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports hitting a deer about an hour ago. It is unknown if it is still in the roadway on Hwy 89 just south of Greenville.

‘Round midnight
11:34 p.m. Chester. A subject was arrested on Hwy 36 and the Causeway on charges of drunk driving, driving with a blood alcohol level over .08 percent, probation violation, child endangerment, driving on a suspended license, and driving on a suspended license after receiving a DUI.

July 30

That over there? That’s mine
9:38 a.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports he had to abandon a red canoe in the water but is going to retrieve it today. He just wanted the info on file in case people called concerned.

Who let the cows out
2:22 p.m. Greenville. A caller reports the fence behind the USFS building is broken and the cows are getting out on Green Meadows Lane. The caller advised that one cow appears to be either injured or gave birth. 2:41 p.m. The cow owner was called but no answer on either the land line or cell. 2:57 p.m. Contacted one of the ranch hands who will either head over and handle or contact the owner’s son to go over. No further assistance needed.

Heavy scent
4:13 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller reports finding a bag with something dead in it, found in the water main. A box surrounded by insulation. 5:34 p.m. The caller said that after he looked into the bag, no dead animal, it appears to just be insulation that was wadded up and left there at an unknown point in time. Nothing further needed.

Mini party boat
4:31 p.m. Lake Almanor. A caller requests a tow for the broken down Seadoo. Three people are on board. 4:42 p.m. Boat Patrol is towing the subjects to Knotty Pine. 5:16 p.m. The tow is complete.

Summer water fight
6:09 p.m. Graeagle. A caller reported that his neighbor caused a disturbance earlier today. The subject was watering the roadway and started spraying him while he was driving past. The caller said the subject started yelling that he cannot use the road. The caller requests to speak to a deputy. 9:08 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and the caller requested the information be on file.

Painting too freely on the highway
6:18 p.m. Graeagle. CHP requested to be on the lookout for a drunk driver on Hwy 89 south of the Graeagle Barn. The vehicle is a blue Ram truck with a bumper sticker in the back window. The caller advised the driver’s failure to maintain lanes, swerving from guard rail to guard rail. The vehicle was last seen heading eastbound on Hwy 70 from Sloat Road in Cromberg. 6:23 p.m. The BOLO was broadcasted. 6:37 p.m. CHP advised their officer was able to pull the vehicle over, BOLO cancelled. 7:43 p.m. A male was arrested on two charges of driving under the influence.

Over sharing
7:09 p.m. Quincy. Animal Control advised a subject is walking around the fairgrounds with a group of juveniles and is giving them alcohol. The subject has a bottle of alcohol in his backpack and is letting the juveniles drink it. The subject has a Bull’s hat on. 8:11 p.m. A deputy advised unable to locate the subject at the fairgrounds so far but will keep looking through the night.

Another collision
10:16 p.m. Clear Creek. A caller reports a motorcycle vs. SUV collision.

Snack happy
11:23 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a bear is trying to get into his chicken coop. July 31 a.m. Assistance complete.

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