Nevada County Police Blotter: Man accused of dredging; no dredging found |

Nevada County Police Blotter: Man accused of dredging; no dredging found

Grass Valley Police Department


7:43 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Mill Street and Neal Street reported a woman smoking from a crack pipe. Officers were unable to locate the woman.

11:02 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Brighton Street reported a woman just threatened to feed rotten meat to the caller’s dog for barking when she walked by.

5:01 p.m. — A caller from the 1700 block of East Main Street reported a man on the roof attempting to break in. Officers made contact with the window cleaner.


12:31 a.m. — A caller from the 1500 block of East Main Street reported someone trying to hit her with a baseball bat. The caller said she believed a group of teenagers got out of their car and were walking around her with a baseball bat. She didn’t want to press charges and officers weren’t able to locate anyone.

3:43 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported people creeping around a building.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


9:23 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported illegal dredge mining in the creek. The man said he was an employee of the park. The caller advised it was destroying the habitat and was illegal. Officers found no dredging happening.

12:03 p.m. — A caller from Combie Road reported two men in a vehicle filled with property shooting up heroin, although the caller hadn’t seen any actual drug activity. The caller said they’d been there since early in the morning.

1:14 p.m. — A caller from Wood Reed Court reported someone that continually squats on the property at night. The person wasn’t currently there.

4:51 p.m. — A caller from Alexandra Way reported a disturbance between roommates when the man pulled out a hand gun. An arrest was made on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia.

4:59 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley Road reported she was approached by a person who said her brother jumped into the river and hasn’t been seen. The caller called back to say everyone was fine.

Nevada City Police Department


5 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Finley Street and West Broad Street reported a woman appeared to be intoxicated.


4:43 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of East Broad Street reported loud music blaring. The caller said a neighbor had spoken to the subject, but the music continued. The caller said the subject then got out of the vehicle to urinate on the side of the road.

5:01 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Bennett Street and Broad Street reported someone on the ground that appeared to not be moving. When asked the exact location the call was lost or the caller hung up. An arrest was made on charges of a probation violation and public intoxication.

— Ross Maak

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