Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller rescues stray tortoise |

Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller rescues stray tortoise



8:56 a.m. — A caller from Richardson Street reported seeing two males helping each other enter a residence through a window. The caller did not stop and is uncertain about the address.

10:06 a.m. — A caller from Segsworth Way reported someone breaking into her house while she was in a nursing facility.

11:08 a.m. — A caller from Mill Street reported a female trying to shoplift from a store. The caller had confronted the female and retrieved the items and the female yelled at her and left the store. The caller wanted the female admonished.

3:40 p.m. — A caller from Auburn Street reported being scammed for banking information through a texting app.

4:01 p.m. — A caller from Second Street reported taking a stray tortoise to an animal shelter.


4:04 a.m. — A caller from East Main Street reported he is safe and not trying to rob the laundromat. He was released from the hospital and is waiting for the sun to come up. The reporter also stated he had family in town, but she wasn’t answering her phone even through she was up. The caller was advised of 911 usage.



3:03 p.m. — A caller from Bridge Way requested enforcement of the no trespassing areas of the community to keep skateboarders from jumping the retaining walls and curbs in the development.

8:21 p.m. — A caller from Zion Street reported a large RV parked in the same spot all day. The caller wanted the car to move along.


11:18 a.m. — A caller from Maidu Avenue reportedly called and abandoned the call. On the call back, the reporter noted they had misdialed 911.

2:57 p.m. — A caller from East Broad Street reported two medium sized dogs on the road. The caller believes they had recently broke out from a yard.


12:01 p.m. — A caller from North Pine Street reported they will be firing a 21 gun salute.



4:48 a.m. — A caller from Somerset Drive reported lots of fallen tree limbs.

5:27 a.m. — A caller from Puon Road reported their neighbor’s dog barking nonstop all night.

5:39 a.m. — A caller from Long Court reported having ringing in her ears and advises her ex husband has been poisoning her for the last year.

3:45 p.m. — A caller from Gold Flat Road reported a FedEx driver was stuck in his driveway and partially blocking the roadway.

8:40 p.m. — A caller from Auburn Road reported shooting at coyotes with a rifle.


6:59 a.m. — A caller from Melody Road reported a loose horse in the roadway.

10:36 a.m. — A caller from McCourtney Road reported a dog stuck in a drainage pipe underground about four feet under.

11:23 a.m. — A caller from McCourtney Road reported two black dogs running on her property. The dogs were friendly.

8:28 p.m. — A caller from South Ponderosa Way reported accidentally pocket dialing 911.

8:35 p.m. — A caller from Fiddick Lane reported two loud explosions in the area.


1:27 a.m. — A caller from Golden Star Road reported dogs are barking outside, nonstop for an hour and the owners of the home are not around.

3:00 a.m. — A caller from Lawrence Way reported saying “hello,” swearing and then hanging up.

— Sam Corey

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