Here are some selected incident reports from the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office.
Thursday, Dec. 16:
12:54 a.m., deputies responded to County Roads 60 and SS for a single vehicle rollover accident due to the CHP having an extended response. Deputies assisted until no longer needed.
10:34 a.m., Derik Gaddis requested to speak with a deputy regarding a road rage and reckless driving incident that occurred in Willows with another unknown man. Deputy Lourenzo contacted Gaddis and spoke with him about the incident. Gaddis reported an individual in a white utility truck cut him off while driving, and the two were involved in a mutual physical altercation following the incident. Gaddis said he did not know who the other male was, nor did he have any additional vehicle information. Deputy Lourenzo searched the area for the described vehicle, but was unable to locate it. The incident was documented, pending identification of the other involved parties.
11:08 a.m., Julia Sanchez reported a disturbance at the Sinclair Gas Station on Highway 32 in Hamilton City. Sanchez reported observing a man assault the victim behind the Subway counter in the business. The man then fled the business. Deputy Rasmussen responded and contacted the victim. An investigation was completed.
3:22 p.m., the Glenn Investigations and Narcotics Task Force (GLINTF) served a search warrant at 102 North Alpine Street in Willows as a result of a grand theft, forgery, and identity theft investigation. During the execution of the search warrant, narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia were allegedly found in the home and found to be accessible to the four small children who live there. Resident Bao Yee Lee was subsequently arrested for alleged narcotics violations and child endangerment charges and True Peter Yang was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Fresno. Both suspects are pending charges for multiple counts of grand theft, forgery, and identity theft. This case is still under investigation.
3:52 p.m., deputies responded to 631 Edgewood Lane, Willows, for a report of a possible deceased man. Upon arrival, deputies located Jose Chavez, 55, who was pronounced deceased. A coroner’s investigation was initiated and conducted. Next of kin, Rosa Aurora Thompson of Willows, was on scene and notified of the decedent’s passing. The decedent was released to the care of F.D. Sweet and Son Mortuary, Willows.
Friday, Dec. 17:
2:34 a.m., Red Bluff California Highway Patrol officers were in pursuit of a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 5 from Gyle Road in Tehama County. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and was traveling towards the Glenn County line. CHP officers requested a K9 unit respond to their location. Deputy Lemmon and his partner, K9 Orion, responded to the area. When Deputy Lemmon and K9 Orion arrived in the area, CHP officers had the vehicle stopped on southbound I-5, just south of County Road 7, near Orland. Deputy Lemmon utilized the presence of K9 Orion and assisted with a high-risk traffic stop. The suspect, Dale Paine, ultimately complied with officers and he was taken into custody. Paine was transported and booked into the Tehama County Jail.
10:19 a.m., deputies responded to the Sinclair gas station on Highway 32 in Hamilton City for a report of Bryan McLain Jr. returning to the business. Deputies had prior knowledge McLain was wanted for multiple felonies from an incident on Dec. 16 at the same location. While en route, deputies learned McLain left in a black pickup. Deputies arrived at the location and conducted an extensive area check, but were ultimately unable to locate McLain.
6:13 p.m., Raschell Wommack contacted the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office to report Eugene Reynolds was possibly deceased. Orland police officers and Glenn County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 315 Eighth Street, Orland. Reynolds was pronounced deceased at the scene. Deputies conducted a coroner’s investigation. The next of kin, John Reynolds of Susanville, was notified. The deceased was released to the care of Sweet-Olson Family Mortuary of Orland.
Saturday, Dec. 18:
6:41 a.m., deputies observed Byron Burrows of Elk Creek walking near the ampm, 1399 West Wood Street, Willows. Deputies had prior knowledge Burrows had an outstanding Glenn County warrant issued for his arrest. Deputies contacted Burrows and confirmed the warrant via Glenn County Communications. Burrows was arrested without incident and transported to the Glenn County Jail, where he was turned over to jail staff for booking. His bail was set at $7,000.
7:30 p.m., at South Street and Railroad Avenue in Orland, Deputy Tuma conducted a traffic enforcement stop for vehicle code violations. Deputy Tuma contacted the driver, who identified himself by his U.S. passport as Jose Manuel Marques Hernandez, 22, of Orland. Deputy Tuma conducted a records check through Glenn County Communications, who said Hernandez had an outstanding Glenn County misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. Hernandez was placed under arrest and transported to the Glenn County Jail, where he was released to jail staff for booking. Orland police completed a CHP-180 and Hernandez’s vehicle was released to Zips Towing.
Sunday, Dec. 19:
12:59 a.m., Glenn Medical Center staff contacted the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office to report a 16-year-old girl was receiving treatment from consuming alcohol. Deputy Chavez responded and contacted Maxwell man who said his daughter had gone to a family member’s residence and had consumed alcohol. The girl and her father were unable to provide information regarding the location of the family member’s residence. The father and daughter were counseled and provided options.
5:42 a.m., deputies were dispatched to an address in the 2500 block of County Road I near Willows for a report of a domestic violence incident that just occurred. While enroute, deputies located the suspect, Mike Dacey, at 115 North Villa Avenue, Willows, and detained him. Deputies contacted the victim and initiated an investigation. The victim alleged Dacey placed his right hand around the front of her throat and squeezed for 15 to 20 seconds. Deputies subsequently arrested Dacey and transported him to the Glenn County Jail.
11:09 p.m., Glenn Medical Center contacted the sheriff’s office, reporting the unexpected death of a one-year-old toddler. Deputy Tuma was dispatched and initiated a coroner’s investigation. The toddler’s parents were on scene and aware of the decedent’s death. The decedent was ultimately released into the care of F.D. Sweet and Son Mortuary of Willows.
Monday, Dec. 20:
1:38 a.m., an anonymous caller requested a welfare check for Nicholas Venditto at 6155 Highway 162, sp. #16, Willows. The caller alleged Venditto had been walking around the trailer park in his underwear, knocking on the doors and windows of neighboring residences earlier in the day. Deputies responded and contacted Venditto, who was found to be extremely intoxicated. Venditto had injuries caused from falling down while intoxicated. Venditto was ultimately transported by Enloe Ambulance to the Glenn Medical Center for treatment. Deputies were later called to the medical center for a disturbance Venditto was causing in the emergency room. Venditto was allegedly heavily intoxicated and showed the inability to care for himself. He was ultimately placed under arrest for alleged public intoxication and was transported to the Glenn County Jail, to be released once sober.
1:58 p.m., Martha Cano reported a hit and run traffic collision that occurred in the Walmart parking lot. Deputy Lourenzo contacted Cano and a report was taken. The investigation is pending the identification of suspect.
Tuesday, Dec. 21:
8:38 p.m., Deputy Ayres responded to the area of Highway 45 and Highway 32, Hamilton City, for a report of a woman stopped in the roadway who was not responsive, but breathing. Deputy Ayres contacted the driver and assisted until no longer needed by the CHP.
9:49 p.m., Deputy Ayres located an occupied stolen vehicle on County Road 8, east of Highway 99. The driver, Latisha Skidmore of Orland, was arrested for charges alleging possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled substance. The stolen vehicle was recovered and towed from scene by Bambauer Towing.
Wednesday, Dec. 22:
9 a.m., Willows Care Center employee Mindy Hosier reported the expected death of Sandra Lasseter, 72, who suffered from pre-existing medical conditions and had been on comfort care for the last couple of weeks. The decedent’s son and next of kin, Warren Colvett of Sacramento, was notified by care home staff and this was confirmed by the deputy. The decedent was released to the care of F.D. Sweet and Son Mortuary of Willows.
3:45 p.m., Alan Kenyon reported a non-injury vehicle collision in the Walmart parking lot. Deputies responded and contacted the involved parties. Kenyon was traveling north in row 5 of the parking lot when Jose Pacheco was backing out of a parking spot on the west side of the row. Pacheco did not see Kenyon and backed into the left rear corner of his black 2006 Saturn Vue. Pacheco was driving a 2002 white Ford F350 pickup. Both vehicles received minor damage to the left rear corner areas. Deputies facilitated the exchange of insurance information between the parties.
Thursday, Dec. 23:
3:44 p.m., Elton Garner contacted Glenn County Communications and reported a cold vandalism to his building at 110 South Plumas Street, Willows. Deputies responded and contacted Garner at the location. Garner reported that sometime between Dec. 21 around 9 p.m. and Dec. 23 at 3 p.m., an unknown person spray painted the words “Panda” and “Santo” on the northern exterior wall of the building. Garner did not have surveillance footage or suspect information and estimated the cost to repair the damage at $300.
5:58 p.m., an employee with Glenn Medical Center contacted the sheriff’s office, reporting the expected death of Merrill Schoneman, 88, of Paradise. The decedent entered into comfort care on Dec. 21. The decedent suffered from a pre-existing medical diagnosis. The decedent’s daughter and next of kin, Robin Steagall of Paradise, was aware of the decedent’s death. Heritage Cremation was contacted and the decedent was released into their care.