The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from July 13-19:

Monday, July 13

At 12:49 a.m., a caller in the area of Shasta View Lane in Weaverville reported hearing gunshots at a neighbor’s residence, which is an ongoing problem.

At 6:51 a.m., a caller in Weaverville reported receiving a phone call threatening to kill his family if he does not pay $1,000. Deputy spoke to caller and was shown photos of decapitated bodies that came with the call. Deputy said the number came back to a landline, which cannot send photos. Caller was advised to use a spam filter on his phone.

At 8:28 a.m., a caller in Salyer reported that money had been taken from her account in Utah and that her bank needed a police report to remove the charge.

At 9:24 a.m., a caller reported vandalism to a truck in the area of Highway 299, Burnt Ranch.

At 11:02 a.m., a caller reported that a package containing medications was taken from the area of Glen Road in Weaverville.

At 1:33 p.m., a caller in Hayfork reported that his credit card had been stolen and used to make online purchases.

At 6:49 p.m., a caller reported that a known subject had broken into her residence in Douglas City and was still there. Deputies arrived to determine the call a civil issue.

At 9:19 p.m., a caller reported that a male subject made inappropriate gestures at her and her young child in the area of Main Street, Weaverville.

Tuesday, July 14

At 11:24 am., a caller reported that someone had stabbed a knife into a tree through a green tag along their road in the area of Lorenz Ranch Road, Douglas City.

At 3:50 p.m., a caller in Salyer reported losing a Rolex watch valued at $20,000 and needed a police report for his insurance company.

At 7:26 p.m., a caller reported shots being fired in the area of Rush Creek Road, Lewiston.

Wednesday, July 15

At 7:47 a.m., a caller said he’d stashed some items worth $800 in the bushes in an unreleased area in Big Bar and returned to find them missing. Caller said items were a floatation device, a paddle and other stuff.

At 10:28 a.m., a caller reported that a known subject in Burnt Ranch has been threatening another subject. Deputy spoke to caller who said they were seeking a restraining order.

At 10:34 a.m., a caller wished to refile assault charges against another subject, saying she now has witnesses.

At 1:26 p.m., a caller reported a vegetation fire in the area of Big Creek Road in Hayfork. Hayfork Fire extinguished the fire.

At 2:38 p.m., a caller reported a structure fire in the area of Kingsbury Road in Hayfork. Units arrived to find a fully involved shed and extinguished it.

At 3:39 p.m., a caller reported finding a wallet in a field in Weaverville.

At 5:19 p.m., a caller reported a subject threatening him with a gun in an unreleased area of Hayfork.

At 6:46 p.m., a caller reported being punched in the face by an unknown subject in the area of Bremer Street in Weaverville.

Thursday, July 16

At 2:57 a.m., a caller reported that a female subject had vandalized his RV in the area of Humboldt Street in Hayfork.

At 7:15 a.m., a business on Main Street in Weaverville reported a subject sleeping in front of their building who was yelling at employees.

At 10:42 a.m., a caller reported that a known subject had been using drones to spray poison on his property in the area of Bear Springs Road, Junction City. Deputy arrived to view evidence photos provided by the caller which only showed insects. Call was determined to be unfounded.

At 8:42 p.m., a caller reported a vegetation fore in the area of Van Duzen Road, Mad River. Call was turned over to the Forest Service.

At 10 p.m., a caller reported a masked, unknown assailant shot her husband in the arm in the area of Zenia Lake Mountain Road, Kettenpom. Deputies arrived to find second subject had been shot. Both were taken to an unreleased hospital.


Friday, July 17

At 7:41 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle over the embankment off Little Browns Creek Road, Weaverville. Deputy arrived to find no one around, vehicle appeared abandoned.

At 4:46 p.m., a caller reported a possibly rabid cat in her backyard in the area of Washington Street in Weaverville. Officer arrived to determine cat was not rabid, was acting normal and was interested in food, but had lesions on its neck and leg.

During the day, Code enforcement made several code violation investigations around the county.

At 8:58 p.m., a caller reported smoke in the area of Highway 3, Hayfork. Units arrived but could not locate any smoke or fire.

Saturday, July 18

At 9:46 a.m., a caller reported that she came to work for what she thought was a legal marijuana grow in the area of Snowy Ridge Road, Weaverville, and believed a female subject had drugged her beverage. Caller said the subject made unwanted sexual comments and believed subjects were attempting to groom her as a second wife.

At 2:11 p.m., a caller reported that a subject had brandished a gun at her in the area of Morgan Hill Road in Hayfork. Deputy contacted both involved subjects, each claimed the other was firing shots and neither wanted to press charges.

At 2:43 p.m., a caller reported a subject on Trinity Lake riding a Jet Ski recklessly riding too close to others. Deputy made contact, said no reckless operation was observed.

At 6:19 p.m., a caller reported a domestic violence situation at an unreleased location in Douglas City. Deputies arrived to find a male subject had fired a pistol and fled. A search was conducted and the suspect was located at 10:14 p.m.

At 6:33 p.m., a caller reported that “a tweaker just broke the windshield of her car” in the area of Main Street in Weaverville. Caller needed a police report for insurance purposes.


Sunday, July 19

At 9:55 a.m., a caller reported having problems with other campers at an unreleased campground in Trinity Center. Caller said the campers were asked to turn down their music before 6 a.m. and were later overheard saying they would “make them pay.” Caller said subject then took a boat onto the lake and was circling a woman on a paddle​board. Deputy contacted subject who said he was leaving.

At 10:54 a.m., a caller said a wallet and cash were taken from a car in an unknown area of Junction City or Weaverville.

At 11:10 a.m., a caller reported that he’d loaned a chainsaw to a subject about five years ago who returned with one that was about five times as valuable than the borrowed one. Caller asked that a deputy check to see if the saw was stolen. No records were found for the saw and the incident was recorded for future use, if needed.

At 1:46 p.m., a caller reported that neighbors fire guns in the area of Steiner Flat Road almost nightly, but that people have been going to the location all day and night and no shots have been fired. Caller felt it suspicious.

At 6:48 p.m., a caller reported a plume of smoke in an area east of Douglas City. Smoke was determined to be from a fire in Shasta County.

At 8:24 p.m., a caller reported theft of court document, jewelry and watches from a residence in the area of First Avenue, Lewiston.

At 8:57 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle fire on Oregon Mountain Road. Fire units arrived to snuff the fully involved pickup.

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