Nevada County Police Blotter: Mysterious man at mailboxes encourages caller to ‘look out for the snipers’
Grass Valley Police Department
8:03 a.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a male transient with a large amount of belongings that has not ordered anything and refusing to leave. An arrest was made on charges of public intoxication.
8:53 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Springhill Drive reported the boyfriend of an employee took a car he bought her with all her belongings inside. He was refusing to return the belongings.
9:57 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a physical fight between two adults. The caller said a woman was hitting a man, then said the two were fighting and hitting each other as they walked down the street. An arrest was made on charges of battery of a spouse or ex spouse.
11:23 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Hill Street reported someone left a dog in the back of a pick up for the last hour and the caller believed it to be cruel to the animal.
12:12 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Ophir Street and Bennett Street reported a man throwing rocks at a bike and then stomping on it and throwing the bike into traffic. Officers were unable to locate the man.
6:01 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Washington Street reported his son and he needed help. He couldn’t afford to get evicted. The man’s speech was slurred and said never mind you have enough to deal with and hung up.
9:26 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Brunswick Road and Nevada City Highway reported a dog running in and out of the road. When the caller tried to catch it, the dog growled at her and became aggressive.
10:50 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Joyce Drive reported a light on at a vacant house under construction. The light was in a back bedroom.
2:22 a.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Plaza Drive reported a man causing a disturbance, opening products and refusing to leave. A person was arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
12:19 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Valley Drive and Rough and Ready Highway reported an elderly man was on the side of a road, soaking wet and wandering. The caller had him in his vehicle. The man was returned home to family members.
9:35 a.m. — A caller from Niels Meade Drive reported someone with a walking stick just cut through his property. The caller said people had moved a trailer onto the easement to the property and requested the trailer and people be removed.
11:37 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Old Downieville Highway and Champion Road reported a tree down and blocking the road.
11:46 a.m. — A caller from Indian Flat Road reported people camping in a vehicle near her home for the last week. The caller said the vehicle was usually only there at night but was there at the time and the windows were steamed up.
1:44 p.m. — A caller from Lewis Road reported a loose dog on her property and believed it was from the Paradise fire. The caller said they couldn’t get close to the dog because it was so scared.
3:09 p.m. — A caller from Rhoda Road reported multiple vehicles taken. A neighbor saw the people taking the vehicles. The caller said neighbors called law enforcement. The executor of the estate made contact and was told it was a civil matter.
4:36 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Vintage Drive and Lime Kiln Road reported the road was flooded.
5:17 p.m. — A caller from Gray Oak Drive reported gunshots coming from the area near her residence very close.
10:16 p.m. — A caller from Rough and Ready Highway reported a man looking in their mailbox. The caller confronted the man and he said “look out for the snipers.”
— Ross Maak
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