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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller drops off pizza, sodas for firefighters

Grass Valley Police Department


7:23 a.m. — A caller from the 1300 block of East Main Street reported ongoing harassment from her neighbors. It most recently occurred the previous day. The caller said she wants GVPD to help her, but the last time she was told there would be a fee if they came back. The caller only wanted assistance from GVPD if it would be free. The caller called back saying she was on her way to the police department to file a report. She never showed up.

8:34 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South School Street reported an abandoned vehicle that had been hit and pushed into her driveway. The caller also wanted extra patrols during the day because people were parking on both sides of the road and she was almost hit several times trying to get out of her driveway. Officers found the vehicle wasn’t recent as there were spider webs on all the tires. The vehicle wasn’t in the driveway nor blocking. The vehicle was marked for a 72-hour-tow.

8:50 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Brunswick Road reported a female transient dancing on the front lawn in “booty shorts, combat boots and a tail.” Officers were unable to locate the female.

9:54 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Union Jack Street reported a male transient trespassing. The caller said he’s a continual trespasser and has cut the back fence. The caller said the man was currently behind the property. A warning was issued.

11:41 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Fairmont Drive reported a phone call from someone asking about her medical conditions. They wanted her to “legitimize vortex” and wanted to come to her house. The caller said she’d call back if anyone arrived.

12:17 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported a distressed dog in a vehicle. The owners returned and left with the dog.

3:48 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of West Main Street reported the owner asked the caller to call 911 due to a female person in the office making her uncomfortable. The employee called back on 911 saying she’s starting to destroy the building. The employee disconnected, stating “nevermind, they’re here.” An arrest was made on charges of public intoxication.

4:32 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Bank Street reporting a vehicle with a trailer and a kayak has been parked in a lot for most of the afternoon and had been taking up several parking spaces. The vehicle belonged to another business owner and the caller was going to speak to them directly.

8:40 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Dorsey Drive reported a vehicle in the parking lot. The caller said it’s the one vehicle from earlier and now there were four men and all the staff was scared to go outside. The caller wanted the people moved along.

10:42 p.m. — A person was stopped near the intersection of East Empire Street and Highway 174 and arrested on charges of failure to appear and driving with a suspended license.


5:28 a.m. — A caller from the Grass Valley Police Department said a man stated push the button and let me in. When explained that dispatch wasn’t able to do that the subject began rambling on and disconnected.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Department


12:40 p.m. — A caller from the 20000 block of McCourtney Road reported having pizzas and soda to drop off as a thank you to firefighters.

1:16 p.m. — A caller from Penn Valley Drive reported people that deal drugs at all hours. The people weren’t currently there but were usually there in the morning.

1:39 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Happy Dale Court reported conditional threats by a neighbor to shoot a dog the caller was caretaking.

8:43 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Cedar Way reported someone on the roof of his house yelling at everyone. Officers went to the property and found anyone inside refused to answer.

11:35 p.m. — An elderly caller from the 10000 block of Adam Avenue reported lights by her garage door going off and on and they don’t usually do that. She requested a deputy check her garage. Officers found a malfunctioning light.


12:50 a.m. — A caller from Post Chaise Circle reported an old motorhome parked near his house. The caller heard one shot then looked out and saw the motorhome parked there. The caller called back to cancel, saying the vehicle was a neighbor’s.

Nevada City Police Department


5:06 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Broad Street reported a trailer had been left on the street. The caller believed people were camping. Officers found the trailer legally parked and would check back later to see if anyone was camping.

7:57 p.m. — A person was stopped on the 800 block of East Main Street was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance.

11:31 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported a disturbance in the bar again. It was the same person as from an earlier call. An arrest was made on charges of public intoxication.

— Ross Maak

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