Nevada County Police Blotter: Man sticking head out window making gestures arrested for DUI
November 15, 2018
Grass Valley Police Department
9:17 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Sierra College Drive reported finding tools in a dumpster and believed they were stolen. The tools were inspected and had prices on them with blue tape. The items appeared to have not sold at a yard sale.
12:05 p.m. — A caller reported a possible grand theft auto in progress. The caller wasn't in the area and was getting information third hand. The caller received a call from another person reporting his RV near the corner of Alta Street and Ivy Street had a group of "hippies" attempting to steal it. The caller said the brakes went out and the caller was going to try to pick it up that day. Officers arrived on the scene and were unable to locate the RV.
2:18 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported an abandoned American flag left behind several days ago.
2:49 p.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Plaza Drive reported someone shouting offensive/racial slurs and appeared highly agitated.
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4:48 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of Highway 174 and Oak Street reported animal abuse. The caller said there was a man and woman in a verbal argument but the woman was yanking on the leash and it was violent.
5:05 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East McKnight Way reported a drunk man about to drive. He kept sticking his head out the window and made strange gestures. An arrest was made on charges of driving under the influence.
5:14 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported a man just tried to get into the passenger side of her vehicle. The caller said the man was mouthing something to her but she didn't know what.
6 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported a vehicle parked in a lot all day and when the caller went to leave it was occupied by a man on a cell phone. An arrest was made on charges of possession of nitrous oxide.
8:41 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Rockwood Drive reported a man knocked on the door and was hiding around the corner. When the caller called out, the man popped his head around the corner and said "wrong house" and left on foot.
9:46 p.m. — A caller from Kidder Cemetery reported a woman screaming. The caller called back reporting the screams came from near the flagpole with a woman screaming "help" and "stop it." An officer reported hearing the noise, saying it clearly sounded like an animal.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
2:39 a.m. — A caller from Lake Forest Drive hung up. On callback, a man said he was having problems registering his phone and then locks it up and presses the emergency button because he forgets that it calls 911. The person was possibly on drugs.
5:25 a.m. — A caller from Dog Bar Road reported a vehicle parked and running in the caller's driveway. An arrest was made on charges of corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant.
8:25 a.m. — A caller from Brunswick Road reported a tree work crew on site and the property owner was making verbal threats of violence against the workers. The owner made mention of going to get a gun and was refusing to let the workers on site.
9:06 a.m. — A caller from Smith Road reported threatening texts sent to the caller's phone. The text had a photo of someone holding a handgun and threatening the caller's husband.
9:29 a.m. — A caller from Brunswick Road reported people had returned and he needed the deputy to respond or he would "take care of it himself."
11:23 a.m. — A caller near the corner of North Bloomfield Graniteville Road and Wet Hill Road hung up, then hung up on callback. An additional caller reported a man stopped in the middle of the road in a vehicle with the hazards on. The driver got out and appeared possibly on drugs and was sitting in the middle of the road.
12:36 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Dog Bar Road and Mount Olive Road reported third hand information of blankets piled on the shoulder and vultures circling above. Officers found a dead deer.
4:28 p.m. — A caller from Jones Bar Road reported a neighbor's goats were back on the caller's property. The caller also requested a welfare check on the possibly neglected goats.
— Ross Maak
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