Nevada County Police Blotter: Christmas laser projectors targeted |

Nevada County Police Blotter: Christmas laser projectors targeted

Grass Valley Police Department


8:11 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of cypress Hill Drive reported their Holiday Star brand laser light projector was taken sometime the previous night from their front yard.

8:14 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Mill Street reported several people camping outside of the movie theater. All campers had permission from the business owner.

9:36 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Saint Johns Drive reported his laser Christmas light projector was stolen the previous night between 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The caller also said another projector was stolen from his neighbor across the street during the same timeframe.

10:16 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Celesta Drive reported that his laser Christmas lights were stolen sometime after 10 p.m. the previous night.

10:48 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Idaho Maryland Road reported his vehicle stolen within the last hour. The keys were accounted for and the vehicle was locked.

11:58 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Crown Point Circle reported her Christmas gift was stolen.

5:25 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Brighton Street and French Avenue reported a menace who was jumping out in front of vehicles.

10:31 p.m. — A caller from the 1400 block of East Main Street reported workers with jackhammers outside his residence. Contact was made with the road construction workers. They were to be in the area for about an hour, then move down the road.


3:53 a.m. — A caller reported someone was attempting to steal his vehicle. When asked the location the caller said “a rural neighborhood in Nevada County.” The caller was advised there are many of those. A woman was heard in the background not giving the keys back, then the line disconnected. A log entry was made until better directions were given.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:43 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Meadow View Drive and Beardale Road reported a UHaul van was just stopping at a few houses in the area. When the caller asked what they were doing, they said they were delivering packages.

10:02 a.m. — A caller from Combie Road reported a man sleeping in the far back corner of the parking lot. Children were about to be let out to play and the caller wanted the man moved along before then.

11:28 a.m. — A caller from Tyler Foote Crossing Road reported a person walking around the area. A person was arrested on charges of carrying a concealed dirk or dagger, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia.

2:38 p.m. — A caller from Francis Drive reported getting a disturbing note on his door that threatened the love of his dog. No crime was found to have been committed.

6:41 p.m. — A caller from Lasso Loop reported his neighbor’s dog bit the owner of the property. When the property owner confronted the dog owner, the dog owner had his handgun out.

7:03 p.m. — A caller from Via Vista was a woman crying, then disconnected. On call back, the caller said there was a verbal argument. The man answered the phone and said it was a misdial and in the background told the caller to say she had a stroke.

8:30 p.m. — A caller from Sunnyvale Lane reported he was run over by his girlfriend with her vehicle. Dispatch was unable to get anything from the caller.

Nevada City Police Department


1:42 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Clay Street reported a contractor in the area not watching his dog and it was wondering all over the area and harassing other dogs. The caller pays taxes and demands a police officer respond and not animal control or he will “punch the dog owner in the face.” The dog owner said he would keep the dog in the back yard while the owner was working. Contact was mad with the caller referencing leash laws and threats he had made.


3:45 a.m. — A person was stopped on the 200 block of East Main Street. A person was arrested on charges of a probation violation and resisting a police officer.

— Ross Maak

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