Nevada County police blotter: Caller reports man grabs people, tries to sell them pot |

Nevada County police blotter: Caller reports man grabs people, tries to sell them pot



3:55 a.m. — Callers on the 500 block of Linden Avenue reported a man loudly growling and making animal noises. Responding officers were not able to locate the suspect.

11:49 a.m. — A caller on the 400 block of Maryland Drive reported bank fraud.

12:34 a.m. — A caller on the 100 block of McKnight Way reported a driver slamming on the breaks and driving fast. The driver was cited and released under suspicion of driving while under the influence.

2:14 p.m. — A caller on the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a business is selling face masks and toilet paper for “hundreds of dollars.”

2:25 p.m. — Several callers on Freeman Lane and Taylorville Road reported a car struck a tree and the driver did not appear injured. A report was filed and a Notice of Priority Reexamination of Driver was issued.

2:29 a.m. — A caller on Hocking Avenue reported a battery.


10:32 a.m. — A caller on Bank and Tinloy streets reported a suspicious white van following his daughter home last night.

3:18 p.m. — A caller on the 600 block of Sutton Way reported a man grabbing people as they walk by and attempting to sell them marijuana.

7:58 p.m. — A caller on the 400 block of Henderson Way reported three minors assaulted him and tried to cough on him, using the coughing “as a weapon.”

8:09 p.m. — A caller on the 1800 block of East Main Street reported a driver fell asleep while at the front of the line in the drive-thru. The driver was unable to be located.


6:04 a.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Olympia Park Road reported finding a needle in the back of a taxi.

7:50 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported that someone broke out a glass front door.

4:22 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Maryland Drive reported someone yelling and threatening violence.

7:39 p.m. — A caller in the 100 bock of Neal Street reported a large transient camp with trash, building materials and a mattress.

7:42 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported a transient sleeping in front of a business.

10:50 p.m. — A caller near Oak Street and Central Avenue reported a man pulled a blade and said, “Don’t come near me again or I’ll carve your heart out.”

11:20 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of North Auburn Street reported someone broke into an unlocked vehicle. When confronted, the suspect — who smelled like whiskey — ran from the area.



7:47 a.m. — A caller on Lee Lane reported a burglary to a tool box on a job site. A report was taken.

8:17 a.m. — A caller on Lone Lobo Trail and Loxie Lane reported someone broke into their storage container and stole multiple items. A report was taken.

8:19 a.m. — A caller on Boulder Street reported his brother was going to the store and he didn’t want to join.

11:09 a.m. — A caller on East Bennett Road and Amethyst Court reported a cluster of mailboxes were broken into.

11:40 a.m. — A caller on Chapparal Drive reported detaining a habitually at-large cat. The caller said the cat is friendly and does not cause a problem, but no one should let such a beautiful cat loose outside. The caller was advised to let the cat go.


9:56 a.m. — A caller on Squirrel Road reported fraudulent Best Buy online charges.

11:16 a.m. — A caller on Orchard Springs Drive reported an unknown person emailing her threatening to leak a photo of her to her family if she does not give them money.

11:20 a.m. — A caller on Drummer Way reported being bitten by a dog on her backside. A report was taken.

12:08 p.m. — A caller on Scotts Valley Road reported that someone drove a van through her gate and stole a radiator from a vehicle on the property.

2:18 p.m. — A caller on Washington Road and Deerson Drive reported that the campground is full and “not respecting social distancing.”

2:38 p.m. — A caller on Oak Ridge Road reported a man brandishing a gun at her son and threatening to kill her. A report was taken.

3:27 p.m. — Multiple callers on Brunswick Road and Wood Rose Way reported mail theft from a group of mailboxes.

11:04 p.m. — A caller on Combie Road and Woodridge Drive reported a Ford Escape was broken into and stolen from a parking lot.


3:15 a.m. — A caller near Welsh Lane and La Barr Meadows Road reported hearing two gunshots come from a drug house. The caller then heard someone possibly yelling “Get out of here.”

8:44 a.m. — A caller on Tammy Way reported people playing golf. The caller owns a golf course and asked if he could reopen his facility.

8:59 a.m. — A caller near Wood Rose Way and Brunswick Road reported mail theft.

9:52 a.m. — A caller on Purdon Road reported that he wanted to file a report about his chickens being killed.

10:49 a.m. — A caller on White Canoe Lane reported the theft of a motorcycle.

11:57 a.m. — A caller on East Berryhill Drive, near Main Street, reported that her boyfriend punched her in the face and broke a window on her vehicle. The boyfriend threatened to hurt her again if she didn’t take him to his grandmother’s house.

1:21 p.m. — A caller on Bloomfield-Graniteville Road reported that someone had poured several nails on his driveway.

2:11 p.m. — A caller on Darkhorse Drive reported that last week his son found a neighbor hiding in a bush and looking into his daughter’s room.



10:19 a.m. — A caller on Main Street reported fraud after discovering someone stole his identity and filed taxes in his name.

10:43 p.m. — A man near a Zion Street bus stop was arrested under suspicion of being drunk in public after a caller reported that he had been yelling for an hour.


10:22 p.m. — A caller on Union Jack Street reported an argument at a nearby apartment. A man threw a bottle at his girlfriend, but it hit the caller’s door and shattered the window.

— John Orona and

Alan Riquelmy

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