Correctional Officer Arrested for Sexual Relationship with Inmate

A Modoc correctional officer is arrested for an alleged sexual relationship with an inmate. The Sheriff’s department received reports from the relationship staff, and Sheriff Dowdy called in an outside agency to investigate. On September 10th, the Sheriff said, 34-year-old former correctional officer Melanie... Read More.

Plumas County Correctional Facility Breaks Ground

The ground has broken on the construction of the new Plumas County Correctional facility. The jail has been a long time in the making spanning back to the years when Hagwood was the sheriff. In 2017 Plumas County received a state grant of $25... Read More.

Modoc County Correctional Facility Gets 1st Positive COVID Case

Meanwhile Modoc county correctional facility see’s its first COVID case after 579 days free. Sheirff Dowdy issued a press release commending the staff on their efforts over the past year but knew a positive case would eventually happen. The county is also experiencing a... Read More.