Police Blotter: Puppeteer neighbor is president, nude man at jail
February 1, 2013
Grass Valley Police Department
6:23 a.m. — A caller from the 1100 block of East Main Street reported finding a back door open and items missing.
7:45 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of LaMarque Court reported a burglary to an unlocked vehicle. Nothing seemed to be missing.
7:48 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Fawcett Street reported a vehicle burglary with the suspect leaving a backpack in the driveway.
7:52 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a creepy van, which was moving on.
8:31 a.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Sutton Way reported a man camping in an RV.
10:20 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported a man stole a donation jar before leaving on foot.
11:22 a.m. — A man from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of a chainsaw from a truck.
12:02 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported a person shoplifted and left in a vehicle.
3:13 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of East Main Street reported a possible burglary to a shed with stolen items found behind some bushes.
3:15 p.m. — Extra patrols were requested in the 200 block of Gates Place due to possible trespassers overnight.
3:32 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Dorsey Drive reported two large homeless camps.
3:40 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Main Street reported a person tried to steal a pair of men’s pants; no charges were desired.
4:05 p.m. — A woman reported seeing a man and a woman drive by in her stolen vehicle, laughing at her.
5:28 p.m. — A caller from the 1300 block of East Main Street reported a man trying to light bushes on fire. He could not be located.
8:08 p.m. — A woman from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a suspicious bag full of possible meth.
8:43 p.m. — A caller from Eskaton reported an RV involved in possible drug activity.
8:57 p.m. — A man reported receiving threats from his neighbor, who is the president of the U.S. and who is a puppeteer.
11:11 p.m. — A man from the 100 block of Neal Street reported he felt very sick and his hands don’t look right; he said he had taken meth. He was transported to the hospital, treated, released and arrested on unknown charges.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
10:41 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Highway 174 reported identity theft.
10:53 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Lime Kiln Road reported identity theft.
11 a.m. — A woman from the 10000 block of Carey Drive reported a residential burglary.
12:06 p.m. — A caller from Kingston Lane reported confiscating a large amount of marijuana from a student.
12:30 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Round Valley Circle reported vandalism to a sign.
1:19 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Upward Way reported the theft of a well pump.
3:49 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of McCourtney Road reported a burglary.
4:57 p.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Highway 49 reported a man stole her purse.
6:51 p.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Brooks Road reported a physical fight between a man and a woman with the woman hitting the man and breaking her arm. She was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse.
8:45 p.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Oak Tree Road reported hearing a gunshot.
8:47 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Gracie Road reported a prowler.
1:15 a.m. — A woman from the 15000 block of Carrie Drive reported a man knocking on her door, demanding payment for a cab ride. The suspects did not live there and could not be located.
7:25 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Lime Kiln Road reported 40 goats in the road.
Nevada City Police Department
5:46 p.m. — A caller from the jail reported a nude man at the booking door. He was taken to the hospital.
— Liz Kellar