A week down to under single patrol vehicles for the county of Plumas, Sheriff Todd Johns says it will only get worse.During a January board meeting, the sheriff announcing the department's status to the board of supervisors said it's been unfathomable. Johns says he... Read More.
Claims of fiscal mismanagement are being felt throughout Plumas county. Not only has the sheriff's department been unable to increase wages for officers and its dispatch, causing the department to have 12 open vacancies and more set to leave due to the long hours... Read More.
Scammers again pretend to be sheriff's deputies in the latest ploy to get your money. The Plumas county sheriffs office says a scammer will call you on an outstanding warrant demanding payment. The sheriff’s office reminds you they will never call you to clear... Read More.
Plumas County Sheriff's office will lose boots on the ground starting Sunday due to critical staffing levels; the sheriff says to lock your home and car doors and set up security cameras.Sheriff Johns was forced to make the call which has been looming over... Read More.
For a fourth time, Sheriff Dean Growdon has been sworn in as Lassen county's sheriff. Presiding Superior Court Judge Mark Nareau had the honors in a small ceremony at the courthouse this Tuesday. Sheriff Growdon has served with the Sheriff's Office for 29 years,... Read More.
Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon shares growing concerns as vacancies in the department continue to increase safety risks. This past week the jail received resignations from two additional deputies prompting the Sheriff to urge the county Supervisors to consider making drastic changes. Growdon shared... Read More.
The homemade explosive found along the road in a ditch in the Johnstonville area of Lassen County is suspected to be related to a local man with prior history of explosives-making. Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon says that man lived near the area where... Read More.
Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon swears in two new deputies. Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Dailey and Correctional Deputy Hunnie Jimenez, in a joint ceremony, were sworn in last week. Deputy Dailey just graduated from the College of the Siskiyous Law enforcement academy last month and... Read More.
On July 9, 2022, the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office received information from detectives with the Ferndale Police Department in Washington, regarding a homicide that occurred in Ferndale, Washington, on July 7, 2022. Ferndale detectives stated they obtained... Read More.
Lassen County Sheriff’s K9 Hank has been donated body armor. The non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. selected Hank after his handler Deputy Meire submitted the grant request. Hank was one of only three K9’s to be selected out of the estimated 30k... Read More.