The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Feb. 1-7:

Monday, Feb. 1

At 8:26 a.m., a caller reported a chemical smell coming from inside a shop in the area of Trinity Street in Hayfork. Caller has reported the smell before and was advised to also contact the county about concerns that the address may be used for drug manufacturing.

At 9:29 a.m., a caller reported that a dog which was on her property killing chickens last week has returned in the area of Highway 3 in Weaverville.

At 10:39 a.m., a caller reported that a male subject had been physically abusing her in Trinity County and inside a car in Shasta County. Caller was forwarded to Shasta County authorities and given options for filing a domestic violence restraining order.

At 1:19 p.m., a caller reported that his home was broken into and burglarized on Jan. 29. Caller said everything of value was taken from the home in the area of Long Pine Road in Burnt Ranch.

At 3:14 p.m., a caller reported a possible structure fire in the area of Lewiston Road in Lewiston. Fire personnel arrived to find burn piles that were of no threat due to rain.

Tuesday, Feb. 2

At 12:04 p.m., a caller reported that a white male subject wearing a mask took off his clothes and ran across Highway 3 into the wooded area near the Weaverville airport carrying something in his hand. Deputy arrived to contact the subject saying it was not out of the ordinary for him.

At 4:33 p.m., a caller reported that a firearm had been stolen from him in the area of Masonic Lane in Weaverville.

At 4:53 p.m., dispatch received a report of a dog bite in the area of Hyampom Road in Hayfork. Deputy contacted subject who said a puppy caused a cut on his finger while playing and was not a bite.

At 5:05 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog in the area of Masonic Lane in Weaverville.

At 8:14 p.m., a caller reported a chemical smell coming from a garage in the area of Trinity Street in Hayfork where people are living in a garage. Code enforcement was aware of the issue.

Wednesday, Feb. 3

At 1:31 a.m., a caller reported finding possibly human bones on the Grays Falls Trail near Burnt Ranch. Photos of the bones were forwarded to Fish and Wildlife who confirmed the bones were the remains of a bear, due to the size of the femur and flattening on the upper portion of the tibia.

At 5:46 a.m., a caller reported being attacked by her son in the area of Easter Avenue in Weaverville.

At 8:43 a.m., dispatch received a 911 call where children could be heard in the background but no signs of distress were present. Dispatch recontacted the number to find it belonged to a teacher who had let a student use her phone and had accidentally called 911.

At 9:13 a.m., a caller reported that a neighbor’s dog has been coming to her property and killing chickens in the area of Rush Creek Drive in Weaverville. Caller said she has spoken to the owner who promised to remedy the issue before but is now saying it’s her fault for having free range chickens. Caller wanted subject to take responsibility for his dogs.

At 1:47 p.m., a caller reported being snowed in near Trinity Center but had walked down to Highway 3 and was requesting a ride.

At 2:10 p.m., a caller reported that elderly horses in the area of Highway 3 in Hayfork were not being cared for. Deputy contacted the person who manages the horse stalls, who said they were being cared for.

At 2:28 p.m., a caller reported that a subject in another state has the same identifying information, and she was concerned about identity theft.

At 4:58 p.m., a caller reported finding a dog in the area of Glen Road in Weaverville. Caller stood by with the dog until the owner could be notified.

At 6:53 p.m., a caller in the area of Highway 299 in Douglas City reported that his neighbor’s music was so loud he could hear it inside his residence. Deputy contacted the subject who said he turned it down but also offered to play different music.

At 10:47 p.m., a caller reported that a known male subject was banging on her door and possibly damaging her truck. Deputy contacted subjects to find incident was not as it was reported.

At 11:13 p.m., a caller reported a motorcycle accident on Oregon Mountain near the runaway truck ramp. Responding fire personnel reported seeing a motorcyclist leaving the area and found only debris and a flare at the scene.

Thursday, Feb. 4

At 10:21 a.m., a business in the area of Main Street in Weaverville reported that a female subject came in and stole a display box of sterling silver jewelry, valued around $2,000.

At 10:33 a.m., a caller reported a friendly dog on his property in the area of Rattlesnake Road in Hayfork. Caller was advised there is no room at the shelter and that it may be days before anyone can respond. Caller said he would keep feeding the dog until that time.

At 2:49 p.m., a caller reported a dog in the area of Brooks Lane in Weaverville being aggressive toward a family. Caller said she has contacted the owner and asked that the dog be controlled but the owner refused. Caller described the owner’s vehicle as a van with peace signs painted on it.

At 3:33 p.m., a caller reported that her dogs had been in a fight and were locked in a room. Arriving deputy quarantined both dogs.

At 3:45 pm., a caller reported a loose dog in the area of Main Street in Weaverville.

At 8:46 p.m., a caller reported that his brother was trying to get into his house in Weaverville and that he did not want him there. Caller was advised of the restraining order process and told to call back if he returned.

Friday, Feb. 5

At 8:23 a.m., a caller reported two subjects brandishing weapons in the area of Highway 3 in Weaverville. Caller said one had a knife and the other had a machete but left in a car. Deputy spoke to other residents in the area who said they did not see anything.

At 8:31 a.m., a caller reported finding possible human bones along a trail near Burnt Ranch. Caller was informed that Fish and Wildlife already determined them to be bear bones.

At 1:17 p.m., a caller reported a dog running loose in the area of Park Avenue in Weaverville. Deputy arrived but could not find the dog.

At 1:27 p.m., a caller reported that a subject was near the high school in Weaverville saying female students were locked up on the campus and should be freed. Deputy arrived to escort subject off the campus.

At 7:35 p.m., a caller reported that a dog had been hit by a vehicle in the area of Main Street in Weaverville. Dog was transported to the animal hospital.

At 7:54 p.m., a caller reported that someone stole his skateboard from in front of a business on Main Street in Weaverville.

Saturday, Feb. 6

At 9:37 a.m., a caller reported that an argument occurred at an address on Gilzean Lane in Junction City and that a gunshot was heard. Deputies arrived to find subjects were fine but uncooperative.

At 12:56 p.m., a caller reported hearing dogs yelping in the area near Red Hill Road in Junction City. Arriving deputy was unable to locate the dog.

At 2:16 p.m., a caller reported a loud bang in the area of Five Cent Gulch Road in Weaverville. Arriving deputy spoke with neighbors who felt it may have been fireworks.

At 3:07 p.m., a caller in the area of Lower Mill Street in Weaverville reported hearing a possible shotgun firing. Neighbors said it was a backfiring Toyota.

At 5:47 p.m., a caller reported that two dogs were dumped in the area of Main Street in Weaverville.

At 5:50 p.m., a caller reported that a neighbor’s husky came onto her property in the area of west Oak Avenue in Hayfork and attacked her chickens.

Sunday, Feb. 7

At 10:49 a.m., deputies made a felony narcotics arrest in the area of Highway 299 near the Oregon Mountain summit.

At 10:58 a.m., a caller reported finding scratches on her car in the area of Horseshoe Lane in Weaverville. Deputy determined the scratches were not vandalism, but possibly from an animal.

At 11:32 a.m., a caller reported that a Doberman and three cats had been abandoned at a property in the area of Wildwood Road in Wildwood.

At 12:53 p.m., a caller reported that house windows were being broken by a kid on a bike and a kid on a skateboard in the area of Texas Avenue in Lewiston.

At 3:56 p.m., a caller in the area of Steiner Flat Road in Douglas City reported that a subject in a truck drove by and sprayed bear mace, hitting him and his son in the face.

At 6:45 p.m., a caller reported loud booms in the area of Madrone Avenue in Hayfork.

At 9:48 p.m., a caller reported that someone had damaged property inside his deceased father’s residence.

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