On Sunday, Oct. 15, the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible trespassing at a residence near the old Keddie Resort Gas Station. Deputies arrived and began to address the situation, resulting in a series of events leading to the apprehension of three individuals involved in criminal activities.
One of the suspects attempted to evade law enforcement by fleeing on foot. Meanwhile, two other suspects were located on the scene and subsequently detained for questioning. Following a thorough investigation, the two subjects were arrested.
Later, the third suspect was spotted on foot in the Feather River Canyon near the Greenville Wye, prompting an extensive law enforcement response. Deputies from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the California Highway Patrol worked collaboratively to locate and apprehend the third suspect.
After traversing challenging terrain for some time, deputies successfully arrested the third suspect, ensuring that all individuals involved in this incident were brought into custody. Upon contacting the third suspect it was discovered he had sustained an injury and was wet from the nearby river. He was transported by ambulance for medical treatment. Subsequently, all three subjects were booked into the Plumas County Jail.
David Hutt, 56 years old, of Chico, was arrested for burglary, conspiracy, and possession of a controlled substance. Brian Srotananda, 47 years old, of Forest Ranch, was arrested for burglary, conspiracy, and possession of a drug paraphernalia. Jeremial Vail, 50 years old, of Yankee Hill, was arrested for burglary, conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resist/delay/obstruct arrest.
“We are grateful for the dedication and teamwork exhibited by PCSO deputies and the California Highway Patrol officers during this operation,” said Chandler Peay, PCSO public information officer. “We extended our appreciation to the vigilant citizen who reported the initial incident, emphasizing the importance of community involvement in maintaining public safety.”
PCSO urges residents to remain vigilant and continue reporting any suspicious activity to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. PCSO remains committed to ensuring the safety and security of Plumas County and its residents. Learn more at http://www.plumascounty.us and https://www.facebook.com/plumascountysheriff.
Information submitted by Plumas County Sheriff’s Office