Suspect in Custody After Shelter-in-Place Issued Near Quincy


A suspect is in custody. After a near 8-hour manhunt took place just outside of Quincy.

Around 10 a.m. yesterday, a countywide shelter-in-place alert went out, advising people not to leave their work or homes, lock their doors, and stay vigilant of suspicious activity.

The man the Plumas Sheriff’s office was looking for was suspected to be armed and dangerous.
The sheriff said 42-year-old Christopher Hale-Goodson had fled on foot after leading deputies on a high-speed chase through the Butterfly Valley, Quincy area.

Throughout the afternoon, The Sheriff’s office SWAT team, a CHP helicopter, and multiple law enforcement personnel conducted search efforts on the air and ground.

Just after 6 PM, Goodson was apprehended lifting the shelter-in-place order, alleviating the community’s anxiety.