The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from May 18-24:
Monday, May 18
At 11:23 a.m., a caller reported her son had been hiking in the Trinity Alps and slipped, causing the firearm he was carrying to drop into the creek. The firearm was not recovered.
At 4:29 p.m., a caller reported that subjects were in a residence illegally in the area of Smith Street, Weaverville, and that one may have a pistol. Caller said she has a restraining order against one of the subjects. Deputies spoke with the caller about serving eviction notices.
At 4:57 a.m., a caller reported making a delivery in the Trinity Pines area and being met by several Hmong subjects with assault rifles and pit pulls. Caller said the subjects fired several shots into the air and the dogs charged his vehicle. Caller was able to get out of the area.
At 9:31 p.m., a caller reported that a female subject came to his residence days before asking if she could do work in exchange for lodging as it was raining and she had nowhere to go. Caller said he allowed the woman to stay a couple days but when he asked her to leave, she kicked out a screen and climbed back into the residence. Deputy arrived to ask the woman to leave and not return.
Tuesday, May 19
At 10:49 a.m., a caller reported that someone cut a water line in the area of Shasta View Lane in Weaverville.
At 1:54 p.m., a business on Main Street in Weaverville reported a subject outside yelling at himself and scaring customers. Deputy arrived and asked subject to leave the area.
At 2:36 p.m., a caller reported that a subject was selling stolen items in the area of Morgan Hill Road, Hayfork. Deputy contacted subject to find an ongoing civil issue between the parties.
Wednesday, May 20
At 8:29 a.m., a caller reported theft of paperwork and items from a vehicle in the area of Hyampom Road, Hayfork.
At 9:30 a.m., a caller reported that a female subject was banging on windows and refusing to leave the area of Main Street, Weaverville. Deputy arrived to move woman along.
At 3:31 p.m., a caller reported a female subject had been in a bathroom on Main Street in Weaverville for over 30 minutes and believed she may be doing drugs.
At 4:40 p.m., a caller in the area of Highway 299, Burnt Ranch, said a neighbor was firing a gun and that a bullet went over his wife’s head.
Thursday, May 21
At 4:02 a.m., a caller reported that people were breaking into the Hayfork Dump with a green Dodge pickup. Deputy arrived to wait for subjects to come back out. By 5:46 a.m., they had not come out.
At 9:51 a.m., a caller reported that a backhoe had been left near a gate on Democrat Gulch, Douglas City.
At 10:46 a.m., a caller reported that a neighbor’s dog killed her cat a year ago and had recently returned to attack a kitten and was requesting permission to shoot the dog. Animal Control officer arrived to find the incident occurred off the caller’s property, that the kitten was injured, and the kitten did not belong to the caller. Officer advised subjects about containing the animals. Kitten was reportedly eating, drinking, and moving around.
At 2:10 p.m., a caller reported that a motorhome had been stolen from a storage area off Barlow Camp Road, Ruth. Deputy contacted storage manager who said they gave it away, due to excessive back fees.
At 6:28 p.m., a caller reported that money had been taken from inside a work van in the area of Loomis Lane, Weaverville.
Friday, May 22
At 12:37 a.m., deputies assisted CHP with a DUI arrest in the area of Highway 3, Hayfork.
At 1:07 a.m., a caller reported that a subject walked into a housing unit in the area of Main Street, Weaverville, and grabbed a key. Caller said the subject thought it was a bed and breakfast that he could just sleep in for the night. Deputy arrived but was unable to locate the subject.
At 5 a.m., a caller reported that a subject was hitting cars with a baseball bat in the area of Washington Street, Weaverville, and yelling for someone to come out and fight him. Caller said that although his vehicle was damaged, he did not want to press charges, but only for the subject to go away.
At 5:45 p.m., a female caller said she had been assaulted by a male who was giving her a ride in the area of Zenia Lake Mountain Road, Zenia. She said the subject was helping her with her car issues when he hit her, grabbed her arm and yanked her. Deputy was unable to locate the caller but spoke with others in the area who said there was no altercation.
At 8:10 p.m., a caller from an unreported agency said that a satellite GPS unit had been activated and showed a location near Highway 3, Weaverville. Caller said the agency had attempted to call the owner, but found it no longer belonged to them. A deputy checked the indicated area, found nothing unusual.
At 10:21 p.m., a caller reported a group of motorcyclists peeling out in the area of Center Street, Weaverville. Deputy arrived to find the motorcycles had left.
Saturday, May 23
At 1:28 a.m., a caller reported a DUI driver in the area of Quail Road, Junction City. Caller said the subject was driving on private property. Caller later reported that the subject had come home and was going to bed.
At 6:39 a.m., a caller requested law enforcement personnel check on a subject whose Lifeline alert had activated in Lewiston. Caller recontacted to say the subject had fallen and was helped by a caretaker.
At 6:46 a.m., a caller reported a green truck had just driven up the road into the Hayfork Dump and were off-roading there.
At 7:56 a.m., a caller said he was robbed of his phone and car in the Burnt Ranch area. Caller said a subject jumped in front of the car to make him stop and another ripped him out of the car. Caller said the suspects fired shots at him as he was fleeing and that he had hitchhiked to Arcata to call authorities. Humboldt Sheriff’s Office reported the vehicle was found parked at Ammon Road.
At 3:56 p.m., a caller reported that a female subject was harassing and filming him as he repaired his water line in the area of Shasta View Lane in Weaverville. Deputy investigated to find an ongoing issue over cannabis cultivation.
Sunday, May 24
At 4:59 p.m., a caller reported being bitten by a dog in the area of Brooks Lane, Lewiston, after trying to pet it. Caller said treatment required stitches. Dispatch spoke with the dog’s owner, who said it’s immunized but will be quarantined.
At 6 p.m., a caller reported that her adult son vandalized her truck in the area of Ransom Road, Weaverville, and was refusing to leave. Deputy arrived to keep the peace. Mother wished nothing further to be done.
At 6:09 p.m., a caller reported someone threw a rock through a vehicle window in the area of Tunnel Flat River Access in Salyer and stole items from inside.