Nevada County Police Blotter: Man sprays speeding cars with water hose
July 17, 2017
Grass Valley Police Department
10:01 a.m. — A caller in the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a dog apparently in distress locked in a gray GMC Sonoma for more than an hour.
4:27 p.m. — A caller in the 600 block of Morgan Ranch Drive reported someone at an open house stole her deceased husband's wallet.
5:02 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Winchester Street reported an out-of-control burn pile.
6:59 p.m. — A caller on Idaho Maryland Road reported a small fire at a homeless camp. Cal Fire was on scene.
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8:56 p.m. — A caller in the 800 block of Forest Glade Circle reported the father of her juvenile child will not answer the phone and she does not know where he lives.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
8:19 a.m. — A caller at Zeibright Road and Highway 20 reported a burglary.
11:29 a.m. — A caller in the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a transient with a campsite behind a deli.
12:38 a.m. — A caller in the 11000 block of McCourtney Road reported that he was attacked the previous night at WorldFest.
3:09 p.m. — A caller on Boulder Street reported that a man sprayed her with a hose and yelled that she was speeding as she drove past. The caller said the man had sprayed other vehicles as well. The man said later he was trying to water his flowers and trying to fix the hose when the spraying occurred, and that he now feels threatened.
3:38 p.m. — A caller on Bradford Drive reported a suspect in a blue Ford F250 stealing water from a fire hydrant.
Nevada City Police Department
12:42 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of Searls Avenue and Argall Way reported a stop sign had been knocked down a few nights ago and was behind the bushes. The caller reported people driving into the intersection without stopping.
7:14 p.m. — A man in the 200 block of Commercial Street flagged down an officer and reported someone brandishing a knife. The man who reported the incident then fled the scene on a bike. He was wearing a Batman T-shirt.
4:18 p.m. — A caller in the 300 block of Gethsemane Street reported a stolen vehicle taken sometime overnight. The keys had been left inside the vehicle.
5:25 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Commercial Street reported he had been held at gunpoint earlier in the day in a parking lot by six men, one of whom was his former roommate. He reported that the men took $80 from his wallet.
6:25 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported her husband was just assaulted by a man with a stick.
10:35 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported people were refusing to leave his residence. He also reported he was unable to lock the door because the key had broken inside of it.
3:09 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Washington Street reported a "nicer-looking" man with a flashlight had just run up on her porch and tried to get into her home.
7:10 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Nimrod Street reported seeing two men push a brand new motorcycle into the creek by the tennis courts.
10:29 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Nimrod Street reported a man yelling at people to leave the park and the county.
6:59 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of Nile Street reported two people taking items out of a Dumpster and throwing them on the ground.
9:23 a.m. — A caller near the intersection of Union and Coyote streets reported a man in the plaza whittling with an 8-inch knife. When police arrived, they reported the man was "carving a stick with a small knife," and he was moving along.
— Matt Pera, Stephen Roberson, Alan Riquelmy
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