The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Dec. 21-27:

Monday, Dec. 21

At 7:39 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious male subject behind a building in the area of Brown’s Ranch Road in Weaverville, saying she did not feel safe and was remaining in her car. Deputy arrived to speak with the subject who agreed to leave the area.

At 11:20 a.m., a caller requested a civil standby to retrieve items from an area near Hyampom Road in Hayfork. Caller was advised that due to a lack of patrol deputies, the request could not be granted at the time. Caller understood and was to call at a later date.

At 1:19 p.m., a caller in the area of Hennessy Road in Burnt Ranch reported that a neighbor ran a tractor into his house. Caller said he was away, but other neighbors videotaped the incident. Deputy arrived to find a subject with a tractor who said he’d been hired to be clean up an adjacent property. Subject was told to keep from the area until information could be verified.

At 2:35 p.m., a caller reported a subject banging on a door in the area of Denny Road in Burnt Ranch. Deputy arrived to contact the subject and arrested him for loitering and prowling.

At 6:13 p.m., a caller reported that his family was stuck on Road 17 near Coffee Creek. Search and Rescue was deployed and was able to free the vehicle so the occupants could get out of the area.

At 6:17 p.m., a caller in Hayfork reported receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be with the Sheriff’s Office, who said he must provide a DNA sample or pay a $3,000 fine. Deputy contacted caller who knew it was a scam and only wanted the call documented.

At 6:24 p.m., a caller in the area of Highway 299 near Douglas City reported that a neighbor blasts music day and night. Deputy arrived in the area but could not hear music and advised the caller of the restraining order process.  

At 10:44 p.m., a caller reported several vehicles idling in the area with lights on and doors slamming. Caller said it’s an ongoing issue and that people are sleeping in the vehicles. Caller was advised that if the issue is on the neighbor’s property, he should look into obtaining a restraining order.

At 11:32 p.m., a caller reported hearing shots being fired in the area of Nuggett Lane in Weaverville. Deputy arrived and spoke to a person in the area who said nothing had been heard for several hours.

Tuesday, Dec. 22

At 9:23 a.m., a caller reported a male subject swinging a machete at another male in the area of Highway 3 in Weaverville. Deputy arrived to cite the subject for brandishing a weapon.

At 3:26 p.m., a caller in the area of Bear Springs Road in Junction City reported that there were mini drones flying inside his house and asked if a police drone was available to check the area. Subject was advised to speak to personnel at the Sheriff’s Office.

Wednesday, Dec. 23

At 3:19 p.m., a caller reported that another subject pulled a knife on him in the area of Highway 3 in Hayfork but was uncooperative with dispatch and hung up. No further information could be gathered. Caller recontacted during the next shift and was told he would be transferred to the deputy’s voice mail. Caller reportedly became irate and directed dispatch to tell the deputy, “F*** you, and you *****, you worthless c***!”

At 3:49 p.m., a caller reported that people were unlawfully trying to claim residence on her late father’s property in the area of Highway 299 in Big Bar.

At 6:49 p.m., a caller reported that a light has been on in a building on the Trinity Alps Golf Course in Weaverville for some time. Deputy arrived to find that while no one was inside the building, though it did appear someone had been living there.

Thursday, Dec. 24

At 6:10 a.m., a caller in the area of Horseshoe Lane on Burnt Ranch reported that neighbor’s roosters were making a lot of noise.

At 8:35 a.m., a caller reported that someone was stealing a boat in a redacted area of Weaverville. Deputy arrived to find a subject loading his own boat. No further action was taken.

At 10:28 a.m., a caller reported a small fire off Weaver Bally Road. Fire personnel arrived, had to wait for property owner.

At 11:24 a.m., a caller reported a “street brawl” in the area of First Avenue in Lewiston, and that there was damage done to nearby properties.

At 3:53 p.m., mutual aid was requested for a structure fire in Willow Creek.

At 9:40 p.m., a caller reported a female subject acting crazy and banging on doors in the area of Highway 299 in Douglas City. Deputy arrived to find subject had left the area.

Friday, Dec. 25

At 1:49 a.m., a caller reported that he thought several white vehicles had been following him around Weaverville. Caller said he was OK and would be returning to his hotel room for the night.

At 5:07 a.m., a caller reported that a person whom he had a restraining order against was in his driveway in Salyer refusing to leave. Subject left later, and caller was advised to renew the expired restraining order.

At 10:23 a.m., a caller in the area of West Avenue in Hayfork reported that a neighbor’s dogs are chasing away feral cats he’s been trying to feed.

At 7:03 p.m., a caller reported being hit by a vehicle after an argument in the area between Weaverville and Douglas City. Call was transferred from CHP as it happened on private property, making it Sheriff’s jurisdiction.

Saturday, Dec. 26

At 6:40 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on a subject in Coffee Creek, saying she had not heard from him since the night before. Deputy contacted subject, who said he’d taken sleeping aids the night before and didn’t wake up to call her.

At 2:21 p.m., a caller reported two pit bull/chihuahua mix dogs running loose in the area of Riverview Road in Douglas City that had bitten two people. Bites did not break the skin, and subjects did not seek medical attention.

At 3:32 p.m., dispatch reported that a female caller to 911 screamed “my husband is trying to kill me!” before the phone disconnected. Deputy arrived at the Burnt Ranch address to find CHP had arrived first, but that the subjects had left the area. Deputies determined call was not as reported.

At 7:01 p.m., a caller reported that a neighbor in the area of Maude Avenue in Trinity Center was setting off fireworks.

Sunday, Dec. 27

At 6 p.m., a business in an unreported area of Weaverville reported that a male subject continues to call and threaten employees. Caller did not feel the person was a danger or that any employees were in danger, but wanted the actions documented.

At 9 p.m., Deputies made a warrant arrest in the area of Highway 299 in Weaverville.

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