Nevada County Police Blotter: Giant sinkhole reported in Alta Sierra |

Nevada County Police Blotter: Giant sinkhole reported in Alta Sierra



12:59 p.m. — A caller from Presley Way and East Main Street reported a vehicle crashed into some buses and the male driver was passed out behind the wheel. The man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

6:08 p.m. — A caller form the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a physical fight in the parking lot.

6:11 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 1000 block of Plaza Drive reported a theft by a man who fled on foot. He could not be located.

6:38 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Bennett Street reported hearing a gunshot. A man had reportedly set off a firework.

6:57 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported a man accused another man of vandalism, and brandished a knife. He was arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats and exhibiting a deadly weapon.

7:29 p.m. — A caller from Packard Drive reported a nearly 1-pound bag of weed had been on her front porch for three days. Her daughter then picked up the package and took it to her room.

8:28 p.m. — A man from the 1700 block of East Main Street reported a woman was trying to fight him, but then left.



3:43 a.m. — A caller from Dow Road reported a wounded bear lying at the bottom of a tree.

7:43 a.m. — A caller from Cedarsong Road reported the theft of mail.

1:56 p.m. — A caller from Black Forest Road reported someone dumping trash on an empty parcel and possibly growing marijuana.

2:14 p.m. — A caller from Lakeshore South reported rear sliding doors to a residence were shot out, possibly by a pellet or BB gun.

2:29 p.m. — A caller from Greenhorn and Belle Starr roads reported a tree down across the road.

2:47 p.m. — A caller from Eva and Tammy ways reported a sinkhole that was getting bigger. A CHP officer responded and said the sinkhole was 6 feet deep and 8 feet across and had compromised the roadway.

3:57 p.m. — A caller from Francis Drive reported a man was under the influence of an unknown substance and was becoming violent and breaking items. He had been smoking marijuana but also ordered some sort of powder off eBay. He had smashed two computers and other items and was locked out of the house. He then gained entry and was breaking items. A report was taken.

4:28 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Heron Road reported the theft of power tools from the trunk of an unlocked vehicle.

5:14 p.m. — A caller from Blackledge Road reported people riding dirt bikes on an easement, scaring livestock.

5:45 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley Elementary School reported a lot of vandalism, with someone breaking into a shed and hotwiring a golf cart.

11:37 p.m. — A caller from Sweetland Road reported a 13-year-old boy left a tent to go to the bathroom and did not return. At 12:07 a.m., he was contacted at a friend’s house.

— Liz Kellar

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