Nevada County police blotter: Man reports death threats, ‘pleads Fifth’ as to suspect
Grass Valley Police Department
9:43 a.m. — A woman from the 1400 block of Segsworth Way reported vandalism to a vehicle, with the license plate bent and the car scratched up and kicked.
10:14 a.m. — A man from Green Mountain Loop reported he was the victim of a Social Security scam and gave the suspect $500 through Google Play.
11:58 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported the theft of a wheeled dolly.
12:06 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Olympia Park Circle reported a man and woman in a physical fight, with the man throwing the woman to the ground. He was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence battery and possession of drug paraphernalia.
12:22 p.m. — A caller from the hospital reported an assault victim, who refused to provide any information.
2:57 p.m. — A caller from Neal and South Auburn streets reported a person backed into a vehicle and then park. The person was transported to the hospital and cited on suspicion of driving under the influence.
3:50 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a man refusing to wear a mask and refusing to leave.
5:28 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Stewart Street reported vandalism.
5:46 p.m. — A caller from the 1400 block of Segsworth Way reported vandalism to a vehicle.
6:26 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of East Main Street reported a man driving a truck was spinning doughnuts on the parking lot and then left, spewing gravel. Another caller reported the gravel damaged a vehicle.
7:04 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man walking in front of vehicles and making strange gestures. He was “scooting along.”
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
3:10 p.m. — A caller from Rattlesnake and Brooks roads reported multiple windows at a residence and on a vehicle had been broken.
3:37 p.m. — A caller from Newtown and Beckville roads reported a woman walking around, asking to access Bureau of Land Management land to start a mining claim. The woman had been driving around the area with a man and might be casing properties after the recent fire. They could not be located.
4:58 p.m. — A caller from Willow Valley Road and Highway 20 reported a man was using a radar gun on vehicles and when they sped past, he jumped out of the woods and threw things at the vehicles.
5:05 p.m. — A caller from La Barr Meadows Road and Amsel Way reported someone might be shooting at drivers, and now the caller’s windshield was cracked.
7:39 p.m. — A man from Honeysuckle Lane reported receiving death threats via phone calls. When asked if he knew who the suspect was, he said he was “pleading the Fifth.”
7:58 p.m. — A caller from Quail Post Court reported a stolen vehicle.
8:53 p.m. — A caller from Incline Shaft Road reported recurring issues with bears.
Nevada City Police Department
8:21 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Coyote Street reported chains were dragging from a truck and causing sparks.
— Liz Kellar
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