The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls May 9-15:

Monday, May 9

At 6:54 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle accident in the area of Highway 299 in Burnt Ranch.

At 10:19 a.m., a caller reported that someone broke into a business on Main Street in Weaverville and stole multiple items.

At 10:59 a.m., a caller reported having security footage of a subject writing on walls in the area of Court Street in Weaverville. Caller said the writing was similar to chalk drawings that were left by the library.

At 4:22 p.m., deputies investigated a report of child endangerment in Burnt Ranch.

At 7:28 p.m., a caller reported that neighbors were “cooking meth again” in the area of Trinity Street in Hayfork. It should be noted that the caller has made many such calls that were determined to have been unfounded. Caller wanted documentation of the call.

At 9:41 p.m., a Weaverville caller reported that “foreigners” were banging on his door and packing assault rifles. Caller said he knew who it was but refused to talk on the phone because they are listening and have bugged his phone.

Tuesday, May 10

At 2:37 a.m., a caller reported that a car was pulling a trailer in the area of Union Hill Road in Douglas City and he believed they were going to dump garbage. Deputies contacted the subject whose trailer was full of firewood. Subjects in vehicle were admonished.

At 7:36 a.m., deputies investigated a report of a missing juvenile in Weaverville.

At 1:40 p.m., a caller reported that a male subject on Main Street in Weaverville was acting erratically. Caller said the subject had armed himself with a window squeegee and was trying to hit people with it.

Wednesday, May 11

At 9:52 a.m., a Hayfork caller reported that he had a firearm in his residence last week but now he can’t find it.

At 5:30 p.m., a caller reported a vegetation fire in the area of Olsen Creek Road in Hyampom. No further details were given.

At 6:48 p.m., a caller reported that someone broke into her home in Ruth and stole solar equipment.

At 8:48 p.m., a caller reported that his neighbors are burning something suspicious again in the area of Trinity Street in Hayfork. Deputy responded to the area and could smell smoke, but no burning plastic or chemicals. No further action was taken.

At 11:23 p.m., a caller reported stopping her car in the area of Trinity Dam Boulevard to use the bathroom but after driving for a while, noticed her passenger was not in the car. Deputies responded to the area and arrested the caller for DUI. The passenger was found the following day in Weaverville.

Thursday, May 12

At 11:13 a.m., a caller in Salyer reported receiving a package containing chocolate that may have been poisoned. Caller said the package had been opened and the chocolate was partially melted. Deputies investigated and determined the chocolate was not poisoned, it was just old.  

At 11:33 a.m., a caller reported a dog inside a vehicle in the area of Goose Ranch Road in Lewiston. Deputy arrived to find dog had food and water and was placed in the car briefly during a package delivery.

At 2:27 p.m., a caller reported that someone stole firefighter’s wildland gear from Hayfork. Caller was concerned that someone may use it to cross fire lines this fire season.

At 5:37 p.m., a Weaverville caller reported that a neighbor had threatened him over a disagreement about his dogs.

At 6:42 p.m., a caller reported a male subject putting graffiti on a door in the area of Main Street in Weaverville.

At 6:45 p.m., deputies assisted another agency in Junction City, but all information was redacted from the logs.

Friday, May 13

At 10:41 a.m., deputies assisted another agency in Hayfork but no further details were given.

At 11:47 a.m., a caller reported that someone took a toy plastic shovel and clothing that was left outside in Burnt Ranch.

At 1:06 p.m., deputies investigated a report of possible elder abuse in Hayfork but determined the report to have been unfounded.

At 3:45 p.m., a caller reported that a female subject was being held hostage in the area of Hennessy Road in Burnt Ranch.

At 3:53 p.m., a caller reported a burglary in the area of Democrat Gulch Road in Weaverville.

At 5:35 p.m., a Mad River caller reported that a known subject was trying to start a fire in the area of County Line Creek Road. Deputy investigated to find report was unfounded.

Saturday, May 14

At 2:56 p.m., a caller reported that there were goats in the roadway on Highway 299 near Weaverville. Deputy arrived to report the animals were actually sheep. Owner was contacted to help detain the sheep.

At 3 p.m., a caller reported a heavily intoxicated man crying in Weaverville who may have wandered into the woods.

At 6:23 p.m., Search and Rescue was deployed to locate missing kayakers in the area of Denny Road in Salyer. Kayakers were located safe some time later.

At 9:36 p.m., a caller reported hearing a gunshot in the area of Main Street in Weaverville.

Sunday, May 15

At 7:07 a.m., a caller reported that a vehicle had driven across grass in the area of Hyampom Road in Hayfork and broke sprinkler lines.

At 3:31 p.m., a caller requested help capturing her sheep that escaped in the area of Michael Road in Weaverville.

At 4:11 p.m., deputies investigated a report of felony assault in Weaverville.

At 4:21 p.m., deputies investigated a report of simple assault in Weaverville.

At 5:06 p.m., a caller reported that a bear had been in her house destroying things in the area of Coral Avenue in Hayfork.

At 8:42 p.m., a caller in Big Bar reported that a known subject keeps coming to a residence to start fights.

At 10:29 p.m., a caller reported that friends didn’t return from a rafting trip in Salyer. Subjects were located, said things were just taking longer than expected.

Dispatch received 11 animal control related calls this week.

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