Nevada County Police Blotter: Raccoons feel unsafe |

Nevada County Police Blotter: Raccoons feel unsafe

Grass Valley Police Department


8:08 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Brunswick Road reported being a landscaper and saying there was a syringe in the bushes that almost stuck him. The caller requested it be picked up and an area check made for transients nearby and in the woods.

9:48 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Richardson Street and North Church Street reported a woman running in the middle of the road, screaming and crying. The woman was trying to catch up with her boyfriend who was in possession of some of her items. She said she was fine and didn’t need law enforcement.

1!:33 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Biggs Avenue and Depot Street reported a transient couple in a verbal disturbance with the woman screaming. The caller couldn’t see anything but the man had a bicycle and something yellow.

12:04 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported someone attempting to make entry into vehicles in a lot. Officers made contact and the vehicle owner said she had forgotten keys in her vehicle and he went outside to get them for her. No crime was found to be committed.

12:12 p.m. — A caller reported she was trying to call 911 because the other phone numbers she attempted weren’t working. The caller was counseled on 911 usage.

12:33 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Grey Avenue reported threats made by a person. The caller said the person had neighbors spying on him and trespassing. Contact was made with the caller who didn’t make any sense and hung up.

2:57 p.m. — A caller form the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported a man came into a business saying he was fundraising for a school basketball team and said he was the coach. When the caller called the school, they advised it wasn’t the coach.

3:49 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported someone in front of the Grass Valley Police Department saying people were trying to control him.

4:38 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Grey Avenue returned home and it appeared someone had entered his residence, saying he put string across his door prior to leaving and it’s broken. The caller said he had no information to support this belief other than his coffee filter was folded.

6:57 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a man passed out in a booth after they served him two beers after he was already very drunk when he arrived. An arrest was made on charges of possible marijuana for sale, transport for sale and driving under the influence.


12:44 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Colfax Avenue reported a screaming and yelling person for the last hour, and now the patio lights are going on and off.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


1:50 a.m. — A person was stopped on Combie Road. A person was arrested on charges of driving on a suspended license.

4:23 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Old Downieville Highway and Champion Road reported hearing a large group of people yelling in the area.

7:46 p.m. — A caller form Squirrel Creek Road reported a vehicle with the front door slightly open and bags of marijuana on the front seat.

10:08 a.m. — A caller from Highway 174 reported a vehicle parked and someone attempted to siphon diesel from a vehicle.

10:43 a.m. — A caller from Ridge Road reported a hangup. On callback the person reported his dog got out of his yard yesterday and he believed a person stole it due to a Facebook post.

1:49 p.m. — A caller from the Lake of the Pines area reported raccoons living in the backyard of a friend’s residence and were being fed by a resident living there. The caller was scratched by one and concerned it was an unsafe issue.

4:30 p.m. — A caller from Ridge Road reported a heated verbal disturbance.

5:09 p.m. — A caller from Penn Valley Drive reported giving a counterfeit bill to a business. The caller thought it would just be given to the bank with no issues.

9:27 p.m. — A caller from Combie Road reported three juveniles causing a scene and running around when an employee asked the parents to calm them down they caused a disturbance and were yelling from outside the store and making fun of the employees.

Nevada City Police Department

1:58 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Nile Street and Adams Street reported a suspicious person in the backyard of her neighbor’s house yelling. The caller said the person was pacing in the yard wearing all black and trying different doors. It was the owner’s child.

— Ross Maak

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