Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller complaining of gunfire says he’ll rev engine in response
Grass Valley Police Department
7:05 a.m. — A caller from a business on the 100 block of Neal Street reported a small electrical fire that they were able to put out but the whole store smelled like burning electrical.
9:30 a.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of East Main Street reported a woman banging on a wall next to a business. The woman was carrying a bouquet of flowers and yelling about being kicked out of a nearby hotel.
2:18 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of the Golden Center Freeway and Dorsey Drive reported a Christmas Tree in the road.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
2:59 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Greenhorn and Little Greenhorn Road reported wanting deputies to respond to a house where “crackheads” live in trailers. They were hauling junk in trailers to dump at the river and causing a lot of noise in the neighborhood.
7:17 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Red Dog Road and Red Dog Cross Road reported hearing a woman say “I need help.” A man got on the line saying he was a passerby and there was a possible medical need for a broken bone.
9:26 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Ridge Road and Rough and Ready Highway reported an ongoing issue with about 10 transients camped out on the caller’s vacant lot. The caller had already asked the people to leave and wanted to press charges. Contact was made with the transients who offered to stay and help the owner clean up the trash and would be moving along.
10:01 a.m. —A caller from Meyer Way reported believing drug use was going on in front of a residence. The person appeared to have a hypodermic needle and the caller said he looked like he was about to use. He was gone when officers arrived.
10:20 a.m. —A caller from Redside Court reported wanting to discuss issues with his father/landlord. The caller said his father threatens to kick the caller out and won’t speak to him respectfully as a man. The caller wanted to know his rights as a tenant.
11:49 a.m. — A caller from Star Drive wanted to know if the Sheriff’s Office would like his search and rescue arctic survival suit.
1:07 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Fagerlie and Streeter Road reported a neighbor up the hill shooting an automatic weapon. Semi-automatic gunfire only in a safe manner was heard. The caller said as much. The caller complained about decibel level of the gunshots and was advised of legality of shooting in county jurisdiction. The caller said he would start his race car at midnight as payback.
6:01 p.m. — A caller from Grass Valley Avenue reported someone in the building smoking a massive amount of marijuana and making it hard for the caller and his worker’s to work.
7:05 p.m. — A caller from Rodeo Flat Road reported receiving a phone call from an elderly woman saying their son is at the residence, drunk, with a firearm. There was a history of threats made from the son to his parents.
8:59 p.m. — A caller from Alioto Drive reported his wife just drove to a friend’s house drunk and took off walking around. The caller wasn’t clear what he wanted done. The woman was taken back to her residence and was fine.
11:21 p.m. — A caller from Alta Sierra Golf Course, hole No. 16, reported five shots heard, possible from a rifle or pistol.
— Ross Maak
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