Nevada County police blotter: ‘Pink cowboy’ asking kids if they want to see his ferret
Grass Valley Police Department
8:38 a.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Brunswick Road reported two men in a physical fight. A man was arrested on suspicion of battery.
9:07 a.m. — A caller from McCourtney Road and Brighton Street reported a woman in pajamas, wrapped in a blanket, walking in the pouring rain. She could not be located.
9:37 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Eureka Street reported the theft of items from an unlocked vehicle.
12 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of East Maryland Drive reported mail theft.
12:14 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported a possible attempted burglary and requested extra patrols.
1:14 p.m. — A caller reported the theft of a wheel and tire from underneath an RV.
1:15 p.m. — A caller from Primrose Lane reported a stolen vehicle.
2:14 p.m. — A person on Madrone Way was cited for having dogs without licenses. There had been two complaints about loose dogs.
3:36 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Sutton Way reported a man asking children if they wanted to look at his ferret in his vehicle. He had been in a playground as well. He left when he saw security taking photos of his vehicle. He was dressed as a “pink cowboy.” He could not be located despite an extensive area check.
5:38 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Dorsey Drive reported someone running around in traffic. A CHP officer reported a woman “playing froggy” on the highway.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
5:28 am. — A caller from Rough and Ready Highway and Ranch Road reported a downed tree partially blocking traffic.
5:29 a.m. — A caller from Gracie and Banner Lava Cap roads reported a tree down and blocking the lanes.
5:39 a.m. — A caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported a man trespassing on private property who then was knocking on the door before leaving. He could not be located. At 6:51 a.m., a caller from that location reported a man came out of the bushes and walked away. Extra patrols were requested.
7:35 a.m. — A caller from Jayhawk Drive reported a missing foster child.
8:50 a.m. — A woman reported road rage with another driver following her to her work and then calling her work constantly.
9:09 a.m. — A caller reported a meth lab on Howe Drive.
10:56 a.m. — A caller from Thor Lane reported seeing two trespassers on game camera footage from November who appeared to be wearing clown makeup.
12:50 p.m. — A caller from Clydesdale Road reported vandalism.
1:16 p.m. — A caller from Tadpole Creek Road reported a stolen vehicle.
1:23 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Willow Valley Road reported finding a handgun on the side of the road.
5:33 p.m. — A caller from North Ponderosa Way reported ongoing issues with being locked out of a house, and finding it trashed with multiple items stolen.
6:50 p.m. — A caller from North Ponderosa Way reported a landlord-tenant issue with someone “busting down” a gate. A woman was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary.
8:52 p.m. — A man from Banner Lava Cap Road reported he was held at gunpoint for six hours for the second time and everything he owns was taken by a woman and a man, who had a .457 Magnum. He said they took his guns and tools from a shed, and previously held him at gunpoint in June or July. At 9:14 p.m., he reported they came back and then left again. At 9:20 p.m., he called and said they were back and holding him at gunpoint, then left. A report was taken.
Nevada City Police Department
9:14 a.m. — A caller from Deer Creek School reported tagging to the school over the weekend.
2:22 p.m. — A caller from Zion Street and Argall Way reported a theft from a vehicle.
— Liz Kellar
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