Lassen County Sheriff's Department has made great strides in obtaining grants in their department. The department applied for an $800,000 grant and was awarded the funds to help fill positions in the Tobacco Prevention Program.They allowed two positions to open for an officer in... Read More.
A Presidential Executive Order tells the LCSO use of surplus military-style equipment must be returned for public trust and safety. The Lassen County sheriff's office and departments across the nation will have to disband the use of federal surplus equipment that does not have... Read More.
Over the weekend, the Lassen County Sheriff’s office released updated pictures of the inmate who escaped the jail Thursday evening. After being able to cut fencing covering a 25-foot concrete wall in an exercise yard, with the help of other inmates, Angelo Atencio slipped... Read More.
A Doyle man went to Renown in critical condition after deputies received calls of a gunshot victim Friday. Late that morning, near Jake's lane in Herlong, deputies found 44-year-old Ryan Farris near a pump house. Deputies began life-saving techniques. Sierra Army Depot Fire Department... Read More.
The Lassen County Office of Education has funded the Sheriff's Office with 130,000 dollars to continue the department's Youth Prevention Services. Sheriff Dean Growdon said the program has been highly successful and much needed throughout the schools, focusing primarily on Westwood, Herlong, and Big... Read More.
Plumas Sheriff Todd Johns has secured funds for a new public works base station radio. Sheriff Johns presented to the board of supervisors on July 5 detailing the need. It was during the Dixie fire that the public works radio station was fried preventing... Read More.
Plumas County Sheriffs are investigating possible tampering with Indian Valley CSD infrastructure that threatened the areas drinking water. Heading into the 4th of July weekend a report of tampering with a sewage pump in Taylorsville was made that caused a large sewage spill. The... Read More.
Yuba and Nevada county sheriff’s office has lifted all evacuation warnings for the Rices Fire burning in Nevada County. The fire remained at just over 900 acres since its initial push yet firefighters, air operations, and hand crews were able to keep it within... Read More.
The Lassen County Sheriffs and the Susanville police department will be welcoming a few new officers to their ranks as class 008 just completed graduation from the College of the Siskiyou Law Enforcement Academy. On Saturday the Lassen County sheriff’s office congratulated and now welcomes Deputy Sheriff... Read More.
A Portola Man has been arrested after leading the Plumas county sheriff’s office on a chase through Quincy early Tuesday morning. The chase prompted the school and neighborhoods around the Quincy Alder Campus to go on lockdown while deputies combed the area for the... Read More.