Nevada County Police Blotter: Callers report murderous pit bulls, man threatening to shoot leprechauns
Grass Valley Police Department
7:23 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a shoplifter.
7:55 p.m. — A caller from the 900 block of McCourtney Road reported two people in a truck drinking and “chasing the dragon.”
11:35 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a woman wandering around the store with a cart full of items for two hours, then locking herself in the bathroom for 30 minutes. She was asked to leave. At 2:41 a.m. Thursday, she reportedly stole items and left. The property was recovered and she was advised against trespassing.
11:48 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Maryland Drive reported an overdose; someone in the background was heard saying “Go hide everything.” The person was taken to the hospital.
4:55 a.m. — A caller from the 1500 block of East Main Street reported people in a locked yard with flashlights; no one was located.
9:16 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of East Main Street reported an attempted burglary with the front door damaged.
11:05 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 300 block of South Auburn Street reported skateboarders on the roof jumping from building to building. No one was located.
12:15 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Whiting Street reported two loose pit bulls with a history of murder; they could not be located.
5:30 p.m. — Santa was escorted to Cornish Christmas.
8:47 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Brunswick Road reported finding a bag of meth.
8:58 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a girl with a serious head injury from a fight; a report was taken.
1:15 a.m. — A caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a man taking his clothes off and going through the garbage cans; he agreed to move on.
8:46 a.m. — A caller from Silver Springs High School reported someone wrote explicit words on the side of the building.
2:32 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a man stole clothing from a store; he was cited.
2:52 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported someone spray-painted explicit words on the doors.
8:53 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported shoplifting.
12:03 a.m. — A caller from King Court reported a physical fight; a man was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse.
1:44 a.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of East Main Street reported a man lying on the ground, talking about shooting leprechauns. He was moving on.
2:18 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Kidder Avenue reported a man came up on the porch and drank some beer that had been left out; he could not be located.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
10:14 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley Road reported gunfire or possible fireworks in the area.
3:46 a.m. — A man from Little Valley Road reported loud music and floodlights at a neighboring house; he requested that deputies make sure the floodlights are off or he would have to go outside and break them with a bat and then he would be in trouble.
10:18 a.m. — A caller from Sierra Vista Drive reported a neighbor just shot two geese.
10:57 a.m. — A woman from Washington Road reported her husband was on the way to Kmart to meet the IRS and hand over $2,000 to clear a tax debt; she wanted him intercepted. She also reported phone tapping, real estate fraud and an evil corporation buying land in the area to force people out and destroy the town.
11:31 a.m. — A caller from Rough and Ready Highway reported finding odd clothing that was taken off rather quickly and appeared suspicious.
1:44 p.m. — A caller from Gold Flat Road reported the theft of more than $5,000 of items and a kidnapping; the caller could not be located.
2:20 p.m. — A caller from Magnolia Road reported someone trying to break into a residence.
6:17 p.m. — A caller from Long Valley and Indian Springs roads reported yelling and gunshots.
12:28 a.m. — A man from No Name Drive reported someone entered his unlocked residence while he was home and stole his TV.
4:33 a.m. — A caller from Brunswick Pines Road reported a woman just walked into his house and seemed disoriented or on drugs. She was arrested on suspicion of trespassing.
7:52 a.m. — A caller from Cherokee Lane reported a buck tangled in electrical wire; it was cut loose.
10:16 a.m. — A man from Black Road reported a neighbor brandished a weapon at him.
11:40 a.m. — A caller from Sun Forest Drive reported a deer with Christmas lights wrapped around his antlers.
1 p.m. — A caller from Lower Colfax Road reported a neighbor’s pig broke the fence and was attacking the caller’s pigs.
4:08 p.m. — A man from Tyler Foote Crossing Road reported a dog was chasing livestock and bit him.
4:13 p.m. — A caller reported a drunken mother-in-law was babysitting, and also stole some drapes. The situation was mediated.
9:02 p.m. — A caller from Perimeter Road reported a large group lighting off fireworks; they were gone when a deputy arrived.
— Liz Kellar
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