Nevada County Police Blotter: Ducklings try to merge into traffic, bite the hand that’s helping them |

Nevada County Police Blotter: Ducklings try to merge into traffic, bite the hand that’s helping them

Grass Valley Police Department


7:55 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Forest Glade Circle reported theft of a backpack with fishing gear and knives from the caller’s vehicle.

8:54 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported vandalism to the front door handle that occurred the previous night. Officers found no vandalism or attempted vandalism. A 10-year-old door handle plate popped off from inside with no signs of force.

2:29 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Sutton Way reported two people panhandling. The caller said they were carrying a sign asking for money for drug addicts. Another caller reported the same. The people were gone when officers arrived.

4:01 p.m. — A caller near the corner of South Auburn Street and Race Street reported a motorcycle in the area popping wheelies and hitting the rev limiter as he drove past.

6:40 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of Highway 20 and McCourtney Road reported ducklings trying to merge onto the freeway. The caller was trying to keep them off the road, but they were trying to bite him.

10:40 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Second Street reported a person in a vehicle near the road continuously honking the horn. The person left before officers arrived.

11:52 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Joyce Drive and Whiting Street reported a vehicle driving through the neighborhood and then parked. The caller thought they were dealing drugs.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


7:26 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Paddock Lane and McCourtney Road reported a man passed out in a vehicle with the door open and engine running. The vehicle had been there at least two hours.

9:54 a.m. — A caller from Rough and Ready Highway reported vandalism at 2:50 a.m. They had video footage.

11:38 a.m. — A caller from Rosemary Lane hung up. Another abandoned call was received. On callback the caller hung up twice and then another time.

1:08 p.m. — A caller from Coyote Street reported a homeless home on wheels in the area. The caller was requesting the individuals be arrested, saying the property was just cleared out by the sheriff’s office.

2:13 p.m. — A caller from Laurel Hill Loop reported a goose walking around in a circle dragging its wing.

3:38 p.m. — A person at the sheriff’s office said she was walking and saw a homeless camp. She said she confiscated a bag from the camp and wanted to turn it in. It was filled with drug paraphernalia.

8:01 p.m. — A caller from Larsen Road reported some campers drinking and “getting aggressive” with the staff. A comment was made by the subject that when the caller comes to talk to them in the morning, he’d “better bring the sheriff.”

Nevada City Police Department


12:56 a.m. — A caller from Broad Street reported being almost abducted. The caller left a bar, got into a truck with a man who yanked the caller’s hair. The caller jumped out of the truck and went back to the bar for two hours.

7:14 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Boulder Street and Park Avenue reported multiple vehicles speeding in the area.

— Ross Maak

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