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Sheriff’s Blotter — July 31-Aug 1: Tension in relationships result in calls

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 31

The inside story

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9:35 a.m. Quincy. A caller requests a welfare check on her tenant who she believes is destroying the house. The caller stated the suspect believes people live under the cabin and in the attic. The suspect will not call the Sheriff due to them not responding. The caller is afraid to go check on the subject and requests a deputy check on the suspect. Last night the caller stated she believed she heard the suspect destroying the floor of the cabin due to people living under it. 10:39 a.m. Deputies spoke to the suspect who is declining services and is not currently damaging the home.

Better than curb service

1:13 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports subjects selling meat door-to-door and she believes they do not have a permit. They are in a small white truck with a refrigerator unit and Nevada license plates. 1:39 p.m. Deputy and Sgts out of position.

Beer garden, roll out the barrel

2:11 p.m. Quincy. A female subject was arrested on Fairgrounds Road on a charge of driving under the influence.

Have it your way

4:13 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports receiving a voice message from “Burger King” saying they were calling the cops on him. The caller was advised it was a scam call and that Burger King would not call the Sheriff’s Office on him.

August 1

The combo special

11:54 a.m. Chester. A caller reports a known subject stole $300, 21 morphine pills and other kinds of pills out of his mother’s pocket that belonged to her father about an hour ago. The caller does not live at the residence. The suspect took off in a little blue sports car. 1:53 p.m. A criminal report was filed.


12:06 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports she witnessed a couple who were putting a bike on the back of a van. The caller started talking to the female about her bike, then the female got into the van. About 10 minutes later the male got out and took the bike and threw it in the bushes by the water at Oakland Camp’s first swimming hole and sped off. 12:21 p.m. Deputies checked Chandler to the end of Oakland Camp and were unable to locate anyone. 12:30 p.m. Deputies back in the area of the first swimming hole were unable to locate any vehicle matching the description. 12:33 p.m. Deputies contacted a postal worker who said they may have seen the vehicle traveling Chandler Road toward Hwy 70. Deputies located a bike that was chained to a tree as if they were going to come pick it up later. 12:51 p.m. A Sgt. advised checking the area and will continue to be on the lookout. 1:54 p.m. Suspicious circumstances only, no evidence of a crime.

If only we were the people our dogs think we are

12:39 p.m. West Shore Lake Almanor. A caller said her mom was arrested on Sunday and she has two dogs that need to have someone check on them. The two dogs are friendly Labs. The mom will be in custody for two weeks. 12:42 p.m. The caller is attempting to call the neighbor, but if she cannot reach them, she will drive up from Oakland. 5:20 p.m. It should be noted that the arrestee was given the chance to have the dogs cared for at the time of re-arrest and she declined.

Left hand watching the right, or is it?

4:02 p.m. Blairsden. An alert went off for an unknown impact type of accident. 4:05 p.m. EPHC and Plumas Eureka Fire were paged. 4:10 p.m. A caller is reporting her new car has an accident-reporting system that was accidentally activated, though her husband just left to drive it around the neighborhood and left his cell phone at home. The vehicle is a blue Cadillac. 4:14 p.m. Keeping fire and ambulance responding until more information is known and that he is okay. 4:21 p.m. Fire advises to cancel the ambulance. The husband returned with the car and is okay.

Slick is not hip or cool

4:46 p.m. Quincy. A caller stated that they discovered oil from an unknown source around the Middle Fork of the Feather River on the shoreline. The sheen color is rainbow and the size and length 20 feet. The caller is unaware of any action taken. It is unknown if the spill was contained, or if drinking water is impacted. A Hazmat has been reported of an unknown petroleum spill on the Middle Fork to OES, no response.

Buyer beware

5:05 p.m. Quincy. A caller reported a company took $4,000 for a garage door but the caller hasn’t received it yet. The caller found out that the door had not been ordered. 5:32 p.m. A deputy contacted the caller and civil procedures were given. The caller was referred to the Small Claims Court.

Leak reported

5:11 p.m. Crescent Mills. A caller reports that due to soil boring to install conduit, they had a frac out due to the boring and lost 1-5 gallons into the Feather River and it is unrecoverable. The release has been stopped and contained. It is unknown if drinking water is impacted or not. USFS was advised.

Bear needs sharps container

8:03 p.m. Delleker. A caller reports large amounts of household trash dumped about a quarter mile up after the houses past the end of Delleker Dr. It just appeared today. There are syringes in the garbage. 9:35 p.m. A deputy advised it appears a bear may have drug the trash from a residence, no identifiers in the trash. The information is on file only.

Tortured, tormented, basically unsettled

9:42 p.m. Quincy. A caller reports a male subject walking back and forth in the area of Butterfly Beach. He yells out every once in a while but appears to be alone. He was last seen either walking or riding a bike southbound on Hwy 70 toward Keddie. The information was given to CHP. 9:50 p.m. A deputy saw the subject who appeared to be okay and not waving them down for assistance. Will check the area again once clear. 10:21 p.m. The male subject was arrested on a charge of under the influence of a controlled substance.


9:50 p.m. Beckwourth. A caller reports she needs assistance with her children. Her husband is refusing to come home, and she can no longer care for them. The caller advised she is going to leave them at home. 10:30 p.m. The deputy spoke with the caller who is having a bad day and was in crisis but did not want to self-harm. The husband has agreed to come home, and the children are okay sleeping. The information is on file only.

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