Nevada County police blotter: Caller reports screaming match ‘getting more screamy’ |

Nevada County police blotter: Caller reports screaming match ‘getting more screamy’

Grass Valley Police Department


11:37 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a shoplifter wearing stolen clothes. A woman was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting, possessing stolen property and resisting arrest.

2:02 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported shoplifting, but the merchandise was retrieved. Two people were warned against trespassing.

3:17 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of cosmetics.

5:43 p.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Scotia Pines Circle wanted to know if the power was going to keep going out, because she was trying to eat dinner.

8:12 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a man tried to steal a cart full of items but “ditched” it at the door.

9:57 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 900 block of Sutton Way reported a man broke into a room. He was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and possessing drug paraphernalia.

11:45 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and West Empire Street reported an injured mountain lion in the road.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


7:03 a.m. — A caller from Devonshire Circle reported a woman violating a restraining order who was then Tased before leaving.

7:08 a.m. — A man from Rough and Ready Highway reported someone forced a gate open.

9:11 a.m. — A caller from Alta Sierra Drive and Lower Circle drives reported mail theft from a locked mailbox.

10:32 a.m. — A caller from East Bennett and Brunswick roads reported a group of juveniles yelling “fire” all morning where there was no fire.

1:53 p.m. — A caller from Fairway Glen Place reported seven checks had been fraudulently written in the caller’s name, for a total of $10,000.

2:24 p.m. — A caller from Oak Canyon Drive reported the theft of two chainsaws from a workshop.

3:29 p.m. — A caller from Lorraine Place reported finding 15 or more pounds of marijuana on the property, and was advised to contact code enforcement.

4:25 p.m. — A caller from Arrowhead Mine Road reported dogs had treed two bears.

4:46 p.m. — A caller from Jitney Lane reported two women in a verbal dispute, then called back to say the screaming match was “getting more screamy.” The situation was mediated.

5:01 p.m. — A caller from Oak Drive and Highway 49 reported a dispute involving retrieving a stolen motorcycle, with the suspect hitting the caller with a gate. All parties were separated.

5:50 p.m. — A caller from Emerald Pools reported juveniles were throwing rocks and one hit her face.

6:56 p.m. — A caller from Torrey Pines Drive reported finding a stolen firearm that had been hidden in the house.

8:10 p.m. — A caller from Magnolia and Spring Ranches roads reported a fence was cut and several people were trespassing.

Nevada City Police Department


9:11 a.m. — A caller from Railroad Avenue reported a woman fraudulently applied for unemployment under the caller’s name and stole a phone.

10:47 a.m. — A caller from Coyote Street reported receiving fraudulent Social Security calls.

7:12 p.m. — A caller from Zion Street reported the theft of a cell phone.

— Liz Kellar

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User