Sheriff’s Public Log 7/1/15

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  • Calpine dog loose with owner out of area
  • Theft of kerosene from Loyalton home
  • Wallet found and turned into Loyalton SO substation
  • Trailers slashed on local residents trailer south of Downieville
  • Internet site needs to be investigated near Verdi
  • Hitchhikers throwing rocks on highway near  Sagehen Summit


  • USFS reports abandoned vehicle in odd location near Sierraville
  • Vehicle associated with bike race cited for something Newman Point
  • Civil Dispute file in Loyalton X 3
  • Power wheelchair quit and rider needs assistance in Loyalton
  • Civil File in Alleghany
  • Injured fawn on highway near Sattley
  • Subject arrested on local warrant in Loyalton
  • Alarm activation in Green Acres residence


  • Medical emergency in Sierraville
  • Bicyclists using entire lane between Sierra City /Downieville
  • Criminal restraining order issued in Downieville
  • Ambulance needed for fallen husband in Loyalton
  • Bicyclist down with leg injury south of Sierraville
  • Overdue parties reported in Downieville
  • Injured bicyclist reported by Deputy north of Sierraville
  • Child custody issues in Quincy
  • Neglected dog in Sierra Brooks
  • Juvenile with asthma attack needs ambulance in Sierraville
  • Washoe County SO needs agency assist near Verdi


  • Ambulance needed for elderly female in Downieville
  • Suspicious smell reported in Downieville
  • Illegal motorcycle parking in Downieville
  • Ambulance needed in Loyalton
  • Audible alarm sounding in Loyalton
  • Harassment reported in Loyalton
  • Suspicious male walking on private property near Bordertown
  • Plumas FS requests agency assist on PCT near Sierra City
  • Subject cursing at juveniles on bikes in Loyalton
  • Ambulance needed in Loyalton
  • Motorcycle vs deer with no humans around near Loyalton


  • People running through Stop sign in Loyalton
  • Ambulance needed in Calpine
  • CHP reports rocks and gravel on Hwy 49 near Goodyears Bar
  • Traffic collision in Loyalton
  • Lost fanny pack in Downieville
  • Custodial dispute in Loyalton
  • Suspicious vehicle with screaming woman near Loyalton
  • Speeding motorcyclists in Alleghany


  • Ambulance needed in Loyalton
  • Cows reported on Hwy 49 near Loyalton
  • Loud argument reported in Downieville
  • Motorcyclist reported down near Sierraville
  • Welfare check requested in Downieville
  • Female screaming in residence in Loyalton
  • Possible fire reported near Evans Canyon
  • Arrest on out of county warrant in Loyalton
  • Citation for illegal nunchucks in Loaylton
  • Annoying noise reported in Pike City


  • Parked vehicle blocking roadway in Alleghany
  • Vehicle collision and fire Hwy 49 Goodyears Bar
  • Ambulance for toddler in Goodyears Bar

Sheriffs Public Log 6/24/15

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  • PCSO reports ranch hand near Loyalton needs ambulance
  • Report of puppy abuse in Alleghany
  • Trouble maker at clinic in Loyalton
  • Dangerous tree reported in Loyalton
  • Animal abuse reported in Loyalton
  • ATV on highway near Pike City


  • Angry person prevents access to sidewalk in Downieville
  • Reckless and wet driving reported near Camptonville
  • Deputy cites driver for open container in vehicle Camptonville
  • Vehicle code violation near Goodyears Bar


  • Identify theft fraud in Downieville
  • Civil dispute filed from Loyalton
  • Suspicious behavior needs welfare check in Loyalton
  • Missing hiker near Packer Saddle Ridge
  • Broken water main at Sierra Brooks Lodge


  • Unknown item making next door residence too loud in Loyalton
  • Welfare check requested in Loyalton
  • Purse left at Convict Flat public restroom
  • Ambulance needed in Loyalton
  • Lost juvenile male from church group hiking on Sierra Buttes Trail


  • Family fight reported near Calpine
  • VIN inspection for non-operative vehicle in Goodyears Bar
  • Fraudent check cashing in Downieville
  • Dog at large in Loyalton
  • Burst water main reported in Downieville


  • Ambulance needed in Calpine
  • Brake lines reported cut on Hwy 49 between DVL & Loganville
  • DUI and Probation violation near Sierraville
  • Theft out of vehicle at campground above Sierra City
  • Child with allergic reaction in Sierra City
  • Subject down in the street in Downieville
  • Subject trying to pick a fight in Downieville
  • Lost dog in Forest City area
  • Ambulance needed for stomach pain in Downieville
  • Motorcycle speeding in Downieville


  • Fire in the trees north of Bassetts Station
  • Tow truck needed somewhere around Verdi
  • Male and female arguing in Loyalton
  • Suicidal subject needs ambulance in Loyalton
  • Vehicle theft by family member in Verdi
  • Motorcycle down with injuries by Fournier Ranch
  • Civil issue in Verdi
  • Many shots being fired near Verdi
  • Mining dispute between partners near Downieville
  • Illegal campfire and camping near Goodyears Bar

Sheriffs Public Log 6/17/15

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  • Report of a possible deceased person in Loyalton
  • Motorcycle done north of Bassetts Station
  • Vehicle struck a fence in Downieville over weekend
  • Identity theft reported in Loyalton
  • Set of keys turned in to Sheriffs Office Downieville
  • Illegal camping on property in Loyalton


  • Disabled vehicle on property is blocking dumpster in Sierraville
  • Juveniles walking on railroad bridge near Verdi
  • Ambulance needed for medical emergency at Hot Springs
  • Possible shoplifter at business in Loyalton
  • Male adult trespasser on property in Loyalton
  • Reckless driver near So Yuba Trailhead in Downieville


  • Vehicle accident on Hwy 49 near Sierra City
  • Caller was shoved by a male on property in Camptonville
  • Man staggering on street in Downieville
  • Plumas Co SO requests assistance in Chilcoot
  • Callers dog is being harassed by pit bull in Loyalton


  • Accidental dialed 9-1-1 in Loyalton
  • Speeder in lowered sedan on Main St, Downieville
  • Medical emergency for elderly female in Loyalton


  • Pacemaker emergency needs ambulance in Downieville
  • Ambulance requested in Loyalton
  • Sierra County warrant arrest in Nevada County
  • Burglar alarm activated in Sierra City
  • Juvenile issue in Loyalton
  • Vandalism reported in Loyalton
  • Possible violent behavior reported in Loyalton
  • Camping around lodge reported in Calpine
  • Possible drug overdose in Loyalton
  • Vehicle blocking Hwy 89 nobd near Truckee
  • Medical emergency in Sierraville
  • Threats received in Loyalton
  • Allergic reaction to unknown substance in Downieville
  • Court commitment arrest in Nevada County
  • CHP reports solo vehicle accident in Calpine
  • Noises reported in Calpine
  • Threats made in Loyalton area


  • SUV driver in Loyalton throwing garbage out of window
  • Neighbor is yelling and screaming in Loyalton
  • Illegal camping on private property in Calpine
  • Single vehicle accident on Hwy 89 Calpine
  • Assistance needed at Downieville clinic for cut leg
  • Bullet holes found on an out building in Pike City
  • Theft and vandalism at Apple Orchard on Hwy 49
  • Nevada Co SO reports search for lost hikers near Sierraville\
  • Domestic violence report near Sierra City
  • Broken wrist medical emergency in Calpine
  • Possible break-in occurring in Downieville


  • Caller dialed 9-1-1 instead of 4-1-1 in Sierra City
  • Medical emergency in Loyalton
  • Report of animal trapped inside cargo container Downieville
  • Motorcycle vs vehicle collision near Sattley
  • Medical emergency in a field in Calpine
  • Citizen arrest in Calpine

Sheriff’s Public Log 6/10/15

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  • Report that caller’s Uncle’s dog was shot in Loyalton
  • Subject arrested on Sierra County warrant in Loyalton
  • Expired license plates on vehicle in Sierraville


  • Gasoline being stolen from vehicle in Loyalton
  • Truant students reported in Loyalton
  • Caller worries motorcycle gang may break into cabin near Downieville
  • Theft of medical equipment reported in Loyalton
  • Caller needs assistance locating an at-risk person near Reno
  • Ambulance needed in Sierra City
  • Medical emergency in Loyalton
  • Accident with injuries on I80 near Verdi
  • Motorcycle theft in Loyalton


  • Unknown person trying to enter residence in Loyalton
  • Caller says family member vandalized Sierraville business
  • Medical emergency in Sattley
  • Ambulance needed for head wound near Webber Lake
  • Injured bird reported in front of government building in Loyalton
  • Loud speeding vehicle in near Sierra Brooks


  • Large marijuana grow reported in Pike City
  • Theft of jewelry reported in Downieville
  • Welfare check needed for pedestrian on Hwy 49 near Goodyears Bar
  • USFS needs ambulance for injured employee near Packer Lake
  • Intoxicated pedestrian reported  on Hwy 49 near Cox Bar
  • Possible suicidal man reported in Goodyears Bar
  • Continual speeding reported in Sierra Brooks
  • Burglary alarm goes off in Loyalton School


  • AT&T reports false 9-1-1 call resulting from line work in Sierra City
  • Welfare check needed in Loyalton
  • Possible fight between students in Loyalton
  • Large family fight reported in Alleghany
  • Dog at large in Sierra Brooks
  • Multiple subjects shooting near the Calpine Fire Lookout
  • Subject cited for being Suspicious by State of California
  • Possible homeless female subject in Downieville area


  • Caller says she is lost and needs directions in Downieville
  • Nevada Co SO requests assist with medical incident near Downieville
  • Solvents and oil illegally dumped into ground near Sierra City
  • Threats received in Loyalton
  • Keys found in Downieville parking lot turned in to Sherff’s Office
  • Multiple gunshots reported in Calpine
  • Drunk driver reported leaving Downieville headed northbound
  • Vehicle needs tow on Depot Hill after hitting boulder with vehicle
  • Loud people reported somewhere in Downieville


  • Verbal disturbance reported at Downieville residence
  • Pike City caller worried about mother who left and reports her missing

Sheriff’s Public Log 6/3/15

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  • Animal parts in Smithneck Creek near Loyalton
  • Disable vehicle reported near Downieville
  • Report of aw violations at local bar in Alleghany


  • Vehicle theft reported in Sattley
  • Stolen mine equipment reported in Alleghany
  • Found property turned in from Sierraville
  • Pickup cab reported in ditch near Loyalton
  • Juvenile CPS problem reported to Sheriff’s Office
  • Ambulance needed in Loyalton
  • Illegal dumping in Verdi
  • Reckless driving near Loyalton


  • Female blocking the road in Downieville
  • Dog at large in Sierra Brooks
  • Theft of household items in Sierra Brooks


  • Report of family fight in Loyalton
  • Lost phone reported near Jackson Meadows Rd
  • Coroners case reported on USFS road near Verdi
  • VIN inspection completed in Loyalton
  • Suspicious person on USFS road near Sierraville
  • Self reported lost individual with children near Sierraville


  • Deputy advises welfare check in Loyalton
  • Suspicious person with several large dogs in Sierra City
  • Theft reported near Sierra City
  • Citation for out of count warrant in Loyalton
  • 9-1-1 hangup with busy signal on callback from Loyalton
  • Owner and lost dog reunited in Loyalton
  • Open door at the Loyalton Park
  • Suspicious 9-1-1 call from Loyalton


  • Motorcycle down on Depot Hill
  • Verbal fight reported in Sierraville
  • Suspicious circumstances and illegal campfire near Sierraville
  • Caller was assaulted and subject drove off near Sierraville


  • Motorist reports 16 bicyclists impeding traffic on Hwy 49 Stately

Sheriff’s Public Log 5/27/15

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  • Plumas Co SO requests assistance in processing evidence in Loyalton
  • Property theft reported in Pike City
  • Out of county arrest in Quincy


  • Rocks in the road on Depot Hill
  • Missing Pug dogs reported in Loyalton
  • Check on wife requested in Loyalton
  • Request for assist with threats from husband in Loyalton
  • Subject cited on arrest warrant in Loyalton
  • Property check requested in Downieville


  • USFS advises blasting on No Yuba Trail near Goodyears Bar
  • Domestic violence situation in Loyalton
  • Visible smoke reported in Smithneck area
  • Sattley Transfer Station has active fire and no one present
  • 9-1-1 hangup from Sattley residence


  • Motion alarm activated in Downieville business
  • Suspicious circumstances at Downieville residence
  • Trespassing reported at Downieville business
  • Report of an aggressive dog in Sierra Brooks
  • Property dispute with neighbors in Camptonville
  • Civil dispute file in Sierraville
  • Mental health evaluation needed in Loyalton
  • Smoldering lightning strike in Elephant Head Canyon


  • Threatening person with machete near Oregon Creek Bridge
  • Purse found near Marysville turned in to Sierra Co SO
  • Citation for vehicle code offense in Loyalton
  • Welfare check requested in Loyalton
  • Medical emergency needs ambulance in Loyalton
  • Dog was attacked in Alleghany
  • Rocks in the road near Sierra City
  • Subject cited for registration in Sierraville


  • Dog is harassing a steer near Loyalton
  • Audible alarm sounding in Loyalton
  • Theft of items from Mine near Downieville
  • Male yellow lab appears to be hungry in Calpine
  • Pointer dog white with brown spots running from Gold Lake to Sierra City
  • Family dispute occurring in Sierraville


  • Large fight in Calpine
  • Downie River turned to a milky blue color above Downieville
  • Carbon monoxide alarm in Loyalton
  • Low flying aircraft with corresponding power outage in Sierra Brooks
  • Possible theft reported in Sierra City
  • Report of unwanted person in house at Sierra Brooks
  • Vehicle reported parked in same location for a week in Downieville

Sheriff’s Public Log 5/20/15

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  • Reckless driving reported on Hwy 49 near Indian Valley
  • Deputy assistance requested in Loyalton
  • Arrest in Nevada City on Sierra County Warrant
  • Student finds a California license plate in Calpine
  • Subjects continually speeding on Main St in Calpine
  • Fire reported at Calpine Transfer Station
  • Threats made in Calpine


  • Family fight in Goodyears Bar
  • Foot locker found in on Lemon Valley Rd
  • Suspicious blue van near Loyalton School
  • Spider bite needs ambulance response on Depot Hill
  • Unregistered vehicle on Hwy 49 near Indian Valley


  • Propane tank stolen in the past in Goodyears Bar
  • At large dog bit another dog in Sierra Brooks
  • Burglar activation in Downieville
  • Deputy assist needed to remove unwanted guest in Loyalton
  • Ambulance needed in Loyalton
  • Theft reported in Downieville


  • Loyalton city worker reports continued harassment by citizen
  • Sierra County Probation arrest in Sierraville
  • Civil standby request to walk property line in Pike City
  • Court commitment in Downieville
  • Aggressive bear reported near Sierra City
  • Bear reported on school property in Downieville
  • Deputy discovers unlocked gate at Ramshorn Transfer Station


  • Potential confrontation reported in Pike City
  • Explosives found in basement in Sierra City business
  • Family fight verbal abuse in Loyalton
  • Intoxication causes arguing in Loyalton


  • Donuts being made in the road by Coyoteville
  • Overdue bicyclist reported in Downieville
  • Vehicle accident reported south of Loyalton
  • Medical emergency in Verdi


  • Credit cards found in Loyalton
  • Domestic fight requires Deputy  response in Sierraville
  • 9-1-1 was meant for 4-1-1 in Sierra City
  • Suspicious man near neighbor’s property in Sierraville

Sheriff’s Public Log 5/13/15

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  • Vehicle theft reported in Camptonville
  • Citizen dispute requires Deputy in Loyalton
  • Yuba Co SO arrests subject on Sierra County warrant in Camptonville
  • Trespassing reported in Loyalton


  • Possible DUI reported near Downieville
  • Missing persons reported near Poker Flat/Brandy City


  • 9-1-1 hang up from Pike City
  • Large branch in northbound lane near Downieville
  • Juvenile harassed in Loyalton
  • Lightning strike near the Sierra Buttes
  • Damage to snowplows from vehicle near Sierra City


  • Bear attacked livestock in Sierraville
  • Deputy picks up two dogs interfering with Sierraville traffic
  • Welfare check requested by SC Mental Health in Loyalton
  • Possible drunk driver leaving No San Juan northbound


  • Ambulance needed for shortness of breath in Loyalton
  • Juvenile problem at school in Loyalton
  • VIN inspection needed in Sierraville
  • Medical assistance needed in Sierraville
  • Multiple shots fired near Calpine Lookout
  • Report of subjects camping on private property near Pike City


  • Traffic hazard with bicyclists reported in Loyalton
  • Motorcycle traffic disturbing peace in Calpine
  • Ambulance for medical emergency in Loyalton
  • Bear near cabins in Loganville raising concerns


  • Truck nearly tipped over in Loyalton
  • Multiple motorcycles speeding through Calpine

Sheriff’s Public Log 5/6/15

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  • Theft of credit cards, checkbook and ID cards in Sierraville
  • Civil File created in Downieville
  • Civile dispute in Loyalton
  • Suspicious letter received by Probation in Downieville
  • Subjects stealing from Alleghany Transfer Site
  • Student being threatened in Loyalton


  • USFS advises blasting will occur near Goodyears
  • Domestic dispute reported in Loyalton
  • At large dog reported in Loyalton
  • Probation violation arrest in Loyalton
  • Suspicious circumstances in Alleghany
  • Mental Health evaluation of subject in Loyalton


  • Possible child abuse in Loyalton
  • Suspicious circumstances in Loyalton Park
  • Vehicle backs into another in Loyalton
  • Medical emergency in Loyalton
  • At large Rottweiler chases girl in Loyalton
  • Criminal Restraining Order issued
  • Property theft reported near Downieville
  • Stolen property reported in Loyalton


  • USFS advises more blasting on No Yuba Trail near Goodyears Bar
  • Cow in the roadway near Loyalton
  • Stolen vehicle reported in Loyalton
  • Agency assist needed for disoriented male subject Nevada City
  • Truant juvenile in Loyalton
  • Civil dispute in Loyalton
  • Static is calling 9-1-1 again near Sierra City
  • Subject arrested in Camptonville
  • Family fight in Loyalton
  • Medical emergency in Loyalton


  • Vehicle repossession in Sierra City
  • Harassing phone calls received in Sierra City
  • Suspicious phone call from Calpine
  • Suspended license citation in Sattley


  • Harassment reported in Sierraville
  • Jeep reported on Loyalton city property
  • Family fight reported in Loyalton
  • Verbal altercation in Loyalton
  • Stay away order requested in Loyalton
  • Injured mountain biker reported near Downieville
  • Possible DUI reported near Downieville


  • Ambulance needed in Sierra City
  • Civile dispute over belongings in Loyalton
  • Driving on non valid registration and suspended license so of county line

Sheriff’s Office Staff 4/29/15

Here is the current staff roster for the SCSO. Staff names and email information are  listed on the county website at http:// Go to ‘Your Community’, ‘Staff Director’ then ‘Sheriff’, it’s all up to date!


Undersheriff Robert Yegge

Sergeant James Concannon
Sergeant Michelle Anderson

Detective Michael Fisher

Deputy Matthew Boyd
Deputy Graham Beatie
Deputy Nathan Rust
Deputy Brad Dempster
Deputy Frank Sanchez
Deputy Darby Collier

Officer John Smith (Corrections-Communications)
Officer Aaron Astesana (Corrections-Communications)
Officer Joel Burdick (Corrections-Communications)

Reserve Deputy Stephen Ulrich (also F&W in Sierra Valley)