Nevada County police blotter: Caller says boogeyman can’t get him
GRASS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
7:04 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East Berryhill Drive reported a previously evicted tenant was back in an apartment and currently shooting up heroin. A woman was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and trespassing. Child Protective Services was called and took custody of a child.
8:40 a.m. — A caller from the library reported a man outside drinking a “tall boy.” He was gone when an officer arrived. At 12 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Mill Street requested a welfare check on a slumped-over person on the sidewalk with empty “tall boys” lying around him.
9:49 a.m. — A caller from the hospital reported a woman had been hit by her grandson and was seeking treatment. A report was taken.
9:56 a.m. — A caller reported the theft of medications.
11:27 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man stole alcohol and was now outside drinking it. He was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting.
1:01 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of West Main Street requested a juvenile be cited for vandalism and another for marijuana usage. Three juveniles were entered into the missing persons system and a “Be on the lookout” alert was issued.
1:05 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 1300 block of Sutton Way reported a burglary to a vehicle and vandalism to a gate.
1:13 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported employees of a store were chasing a thief.
1:28 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Empire Street reported a man and woman throwing things at each other. They could not be located.
3:20 p.m. — A caller from Brighton Street and Packard Drive reported a woman driving a car hit a fire hydrant and a stop sign before leaving the scene.
3:44 p.m. — A caller reported she was helping a friend move out, and the landlord, who has dementia, was holding a gun. A report was taken and a woman was placed on a mental health hold.
4:52 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Neal Street reported three men stole alcohol and left in a vehicle.
5:09 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported the theft of medication from a vehicle.
8:58 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and West Empire Street reported someone threw a rock at his vehicle.
12:06 a.m. — A caller from Doris Drive and North Church Street reported someone in a vehicle threw drug paraphernalia out the window. The vehicle could not be located, but the property was collected.
NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
6:44 a.m. — A caller from Dixon and Squirrel Creek roads reported a man wandering through the neighborhood since the day before, making strange “tweaker” statements.
9:51 a.m. — A caller from La Cuesta Trail reported a baby deer stuck in a gate.
9:57 a.m. — A caller from New Rome Road reported a runaway juvenile.
10:49 a.m. — A caller from Cal Fire requested assistance with a transient camp with illegal burning, waste into waterways and a large group of people. County Environmental Health and state Fish and Wildlife responses were requested.
12:17 p.m. — A caller from Tyler Foote Crossing and Purdon roads reported finding stolen mail at a cemetery, with addresses from Nevada City and Camptonville.
2:09 p.m. — A caller from Red Dog Road reported a burglary to an apartment with a TV taken.
2:46 p.m. — A caller from John Born and Pleasant Valley roads reported an attempted theft that resulted in damage to a vehicle battery.
3:12 pm. — A caller from Elizabeth Way reported “neighborhood wars.”
3:36 p.m. — A caller reported a 16-year-old girl ran away and was picked up by a 50-year-old man. A “Be on the lookout” alert was issued.
4:04 p.m. — A man from Pear Orchard Way reported a possible burglary in progress, to a storage unit behind a house. When asked if the doors were locked, he said, “The boogeyman can’t get me.”
4:19 p.m. — A caller from Howe Avenue and La Barr Meadows Road reported a man possibly trying to break into a vehicle.
4:31 p.m. — A caller from Hooker Oak Road reported ongoing theft of gas, diesel and a battery charger.
— Liz Kellar
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