Nevada County Police Blotter: Dog attacks seven ducks
Grass Valley Police Department
8:55 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported someone trying to snatch a customer’s purse, then ran away. Officers were unable to locate the person.
9:36 a.m. — A person in the lobby of the Grass Valley Police Department reported someone with a rake walking up and down the street. The caller said the person tried to hit her vehicle with the rake. Contact was made with the person, who said he was waving the rake at his friends as a joke. He did not intend to scare the vehicles passing by. Officers were unable to locate the reporting party as there was no call back number.
10:01 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported she was just “jumped” by a man. The caller chased the man on foot.
10:15 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Green Mountain Loop reported finding a bag of drug paraphernalia, including needles, pipes and other items. The property was collected.
10:40 a.m. — A person in the lobby of the Grass Valley Police Department requested to speak with an officer regarding his gardener.
10:57 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Mill Street requested a customer be removed. The customer was wearing an ankle monitor, asking customers to buy him drinks, talking about prison and blood. The person left before officers arrived.
11:37 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Mill Street reported the person had returned and was sitting at a bar near the door. Officers asked the person to move along.
1:13 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported someone was just inside a business causing a disturbance. The person wasn’t purchasing anything and refused to leave. The person made inappropriate comments to staff and customers and eventually left.
4:35 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Bennett and Ophir streets reported being run off a property by two transient men. the caller said there was a large transient encampment.
6:56 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported two darker skinned men in a vehicle. The caller said they appeared suspicious like they were waiting for people to leave so they could commit a crime.
11:16 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported being a security officer and said a person was stealing wood and walking away from the officer.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
1:20 a.m. — A caller from Kingston Lane reported people on the south side of a school saying they were going to cut up her face and making lewd comments.
3:36 a.m. — A caller disconnected. On callback a man said “everything is far from OK” then disconnected. Additional callbacks when straight to voicemail.
7:05 a.m. — A caller near the intersection of Highway 174 and Greenhorn Access Road reported someone throwing rocks at vehicles. The caller didn’t see the person. The caller said his windshield was broken.
8:20 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Pleasant Valley Road and Lake Wildwood Drive reported finding a gun in the street. The gun appeared to have been run over. The gun was returned to its owner.
9:31 a.m. — A caller from Yuba Crest Drive reported a neighbors hog, goat and dogs were running loose in the neighborhood. It was an ongoing issue.
10 a.m. — A caller from Gayle Lane reported vehicles in the neighborhood were rifled through the previous night.
10:23 a.m. — A caller from Gayle Lane reported theft of items from an unlocked vehicle the previous night. The caller said his car keys were also stolen from inside his car, as well as his registration and some change.
11:09 a.m. — A caller said it wasn’t an emergency and that she needed to talk to someone about her bill that she pays. The caller was referred to her business line but demanded to be transferred. The woman called an additional time. She was provided the customer service number for her phone service and was informed the Sheriff’s Office was unable to connect her directly to the phone company. The caller apologized for calling 911 for a non-emergency.
12:34 p.m. — A person was stopped near the corner of Oak Canyon Drive and Orr View Road. A person was arrested on charges of failure to appear.
2:53 p.m. — A caller from Washington Road reported he was a victim of ID theft.
3:16 p.m. — A caller from Tyler Foote Road reported seven ducks were just attacked by a dog.
5:26 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley Road reported a suspicious man bothering customers and looking for food. A person was arrested on charges public intoxication.
10:05 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Gold Drive and Squirrel Creek Road reported a woman screaming in the area. Then it was quiet.
Nevada City Police Department
3:43 p.m. — A caller from Callanan Park reported an older man smoking cigarettes. Officers were unable to locate the man.
12:12 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Spring and South Pine streets reported his vehicle was hit by someone. A note was left on the caller’s vehicle by a witness saying the suspected vehicle was a Ford F150.
— Ross Maak
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