Nevada County police blotter: Caller alleges ‘drug kingpin’ set off bomb |

Nevada County police blotter: Caller alleges ‘drug kingpin’ set off bomb

Grass Valley Police Department


12:27 a.m. — Several callers from Conaway Avenue reported hearing gunshots. Nothing was located.

7:11 a.m. — A woman from Highlands Court reported a neighbor was taking her leaves and blowing them onto the caller’s porch.

9:07 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Old Tunnel Road reported the possible theft of key.

10:46 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Idaho Maryland Road reported a theft, with the merchandise having been recovered.

3:19 p.m. — A caller from Mill Street and McCourtney Road reported a man with a man bun standing in the middle of traffic and yelling. He then was taking his clothes off and walking into traffic.

11:55 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 400 block of Sutton Way reported eight to 10 men in a physical fight. One man had a bat, and another might have had a broken bottle. They then left.


5:23 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported a man tried to break into his room. He could not be located.

2:27 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of East Main Street reported a man lying on the sidewalk. He was cited and released at the hospital on suspicion of being drunk in public.

4:58 p.m. — A man from Brunswick Road and Sutton Way reported a group of white supremacists threatened him and came at him with clubs. It was a pro-emergency services rally and no violence was observed.

5:01 p.m. — A man from the 300 block of Race Street reported vandalism to a car with a side mirror shattered.

7:27 p.m. — A caller from East Main Street and Scandling Avenue reported an assault involving a woman and a man. No medical attention was needed. At 8:03 p.m., a caller from Condon Park reported a physical fight involving three men. A man was arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order.

7:31 p.m. — A caller from Condon Park reported the theft of a vehicle

11:09 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported vandalism to a vehicle.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


3 p.m. — A man from Brunswick Drive reported someone tried to steal a catalytic converter out of a truck.

3:53 p.m. — A caller from Upper Crescent Drive reported two men trespassing. They were issued a warning.

6:48 p.m. — A caller from North Bloomfield Road at the Yuba River reported he was attacked and bitten by a dog and was seeking treatment at the hospital.

8:29 p.m. — A caller from McCourtney Road reported an assault with the victim requiring medical attention. The suspect fled in a truck.


10:27 a.m. — A man from Grass Valley Avenue reported someone detonated a bomb last night and called the suspect a “drug kingpin.” It might have been fireworks.

11:10 a.m. — A caller from Mount Olive Road reported a man pointed a gun at her and her dog the night before. A report was taken.

12:43 p.m. — A caller from a business on Combie Road reported a man who seemed strung out looking in a vehicle. The vehicle was confirmed stolen from Folsom, but was gone when a deputy arrived.

12:56 p.m. — A caller from Purdon Crossing reported a lot of vehicles parking in front of fire access roads.

1:07 p.m. — A caller from Bowman Lake Road reported cars parked that were blocking traffic and obstructing emergency access.

2:15 p.m. — A caller from San Francisco Street reported a man was trying to hit people. They restrained and “choked him out.” He now was conscious but bleeding from the forehead. He was arrested on suspicion of battery and resisting arrest.

2:23 p.m. — A caller from Edwards Crossing reported vehicles blocking both sides of the road and claimed there were around 100 vehicles.

6:10 p.m. — A caller from Sweetland and Pleasant Valley roads reported a substantial diesel spill.

8:21 p.m. — A caller from Monarch Court reported a bottle rocket “shot out of the sky” and almost hit the caller.

9:29 p.m. — A woman from a business on Washington Road reported the theft of a cell phone.


8:38 a.m. — A caller from Jayhawk Drive reported credit card fraud.

9:41 a.m. — A caller from the Bear River reported people camping in a tent. They started a large camp fire the night before, which was put out by Cal Fire.

10:22 a.m. — A caller from a business on Johnson Place reported an attempted burglary with damage to a door and storage area.

5:22 p.m. — A caller from Maybert Road reported road rage with someone hitting the caller in the face.

6:25 p.m. — A caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported someone setting off illegal fireworks.

7:59 p.m. — A caller from Bear River at Dog Bar Road reported illegal campers setting off fireworks.

9:42 p.m. — A caller reported a woman missing from a motel, leaving her phone and purse behind. A be-on-the-lookout alert was issued.

10:19 p.m. — A caller from Magnolia Road reported fireworks being set off.

10:22 p.m. — A caller from Shady Creek Drive reported a 15-year-old girl punched a woman.

10:51 p.m. — A caller from Penny Court reported having been punched by a 17-year-old boy.

Nevada City Police Department


1:02 a.m. — Two people were arrested at a Broad Street parking lot under suspicion of being drunk in public. One of them was also arrested on charges of resisting arrest and giving false identification to a police officer.

9:06 a.m. — A report was taken after a caller on Sacramento Street and Railroad Avenue reported a red SUV drove by with someone yelling racial slurs at family members on a porch.

5:18 p.m. — A caller on Spring and Broad streets reported her shoes were stolen and the suspect hid them under their coat.


12:43 a.m. — A caller on York and Broad streets reported a man was trying to start fights and taking off his shirt. He was arrested on previous warrants.

1:49 p.m. — A caller on Searls Avenue and Argall Way reported a man with a bloody nose and T-shirt around his hand had been looking through cars for more than an hour. He was arrested on suspicion of burglary, receiving stolen property, false identification and a parole violation.

11:26 p.m. — A man reported having been assaulted by an employee of a business on Commercial Street. He declined medical attention and was advised against trespassing, and a report was taken.

— John Orona and Liz Kellar

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