Nevada County police blotter: Men prank-calling, crying like babies
Grass Valley Police Department
12:49 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Church Street reported an intentionally set fire.
6:54 a.m. — A man called and then said it was a prank. On call-back, a second man could be heard fake-crying and yelling, “Keep crying like a baby.” Then both men started crying like babies and talking about each other’s girlfriends.
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7:21 a.m. — A caller from Mill and West Main streets reported a vehicle unable to maintain lanes, not stopping at stop signs and driving at varying speeds. It could not be located.
7:53 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a man stole beer and then got into a physical fight with the employee. The beer was recovered during the scuffle.
9:54 a.m. — A caller from South Auburn Street reported an illegal marijuana grow.
11:04 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a fire.
11:53 a.m. — A woman from the 800 block of Old Tunnel Road reported a burglary with $4,000 stolen.
12:34 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of West Main Street reported customers had left after their credit card wad declined, fraudulently claiming there were bedbugs and causing property damage.
12:54 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Washington Street reported a scam letter.
1:32 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a woman shoplifted $25 worth of items.
1:53 p.m. — A woman from Gates Place reported transients were throwing rocks at her vehicle.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
6:02 a.m. — A caller from Wolf Creek Road and Ocelot Drive reported a suspicious vehicle with a woman inside who started cursing at the caller when confronted. A woman was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
10:33 a.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley Elementary School reported hearing windows breaking. No one was located and it was unclear if there was new damage.
11:19 a.m. — A man reported being stuck in the mud off Greenhorn and You Bet roads and was advised to call a tow truck.
11:59 a.m. — A caller from Wolf and Combie roads reported someone broke main lines to a building and spilled oil over electrical equipment. Extra patrols were requested.
12:10 p.m. — A woman from Jitney Lane reported a neighbor threw dog feces on her porch.
12:59 p.m. — Assistance was requested on Hidden Valley and Auburn roads for a transient’s burn pile that got out of control.
3:39 p.m. — A caller from Empire Mine State Park reported a person in black either throwing rocks or shooting a BB gun.
6:42 p.m. — A caller from Ponderosa Reservoir reported the theft of a five-ton chain hoist that lifts the gates to the reservoir.
8:45 p.m. — A caller from Sky Pines Road reported juveniles climbing a fence to a vacant residence. No one was located.
11:56 p.m. — A caller from Jerome Road reported a man was drunk and on meth, and then ran away. He could not be located.
Nevada City Police Department
3:20 a.m. — A caller from Coyote and Alexander streets reported a woman screaming for help and banging on doors. A report was taken.
12:40 p.m. — A caller from Coyote Street and Deal Alley reported a tree blocking the road with branches caught in the power line.
— Liz Kellar
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