Nevada County police blotter: Shady people reported whistling from the woods |

Nevada County police blotter: Shady people reported whistling from the woods

Grass Valley Police Department


7:46 a.m. — A caller from Kidder Cemetery reported the theft of flowers from a grave site.

8:59 a.m. — A caller from Silver Springs High School reported vandalism.

9:57 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Eureka Street reported a theft from an unlocked vehicle.

10:08 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a person backed their vehicle into another vehicle, causing damage, and left the scene.

10:35 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Morgan Ranch Drive reported a theft.

11:50 a.m. — A caller from Neal Street reported a burglary to a business.

12:30 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Bennett Street reported identity theft.

12:33 p.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of East Main Street reported a hit-and-run collision.

1:38 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a man stole a 15-amp power station.

2:12 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Stennett Street reported two vehicles possibly involved in a drug deal. The vehicles then left.

3:35 p.m. — A caller from Brunswick and Idaho Maryland roads reported a large group of transients camping. A man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing.

3:43 p.m. — A man from Plaza Drive and Brunswick Road reported another man slapped him in the face. He then broke the mirror on his car. A report was taken.

5:07 p.m. — A caller from Ivy Street reported a woman going through a vehicle, who put mail back and left when confronted.

6:59 p.m. — A caller reported a 14-year-old boy was out of control and breaking items, including the phone. He was cited on suspicion of vandalism and damaging a phone.


12:28 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Stewart Street reported a Craigslist fraud and theft of a bike.

1:01 a.m. — A caller from East Main and Bennett streets reported an erratic driver in a U-Haul van. A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


7:10 a.m. — A caller from Tyler Foote Crossing and Old Mill roads reported the windows to company vehicles had been broken out.

7:25 a.m. — A caller from John Bauer Avenue reported a suspicious truck in the area, possible casing other vehicles. A U.S. Forest Service employee reported seeing the vehicle, which had an expired registration, The vehicle then “bolted” and could not be located.

7:42 a.m. — A caller from Hooker Oak Road reported a neighbor continually shooting and being out of compliance with the county ordinance.

9:31 a.m. — A caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported working on BLM land and having “shady” people whistling from the woods, as well as a smell of marijuana.

10:39 a.m. — A caller from Sweetland Road reported finding a gate bashed in, possibly related to a previous burglary.

11:40 a.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley and Branding Iron roads reported a woman trying to get into mailboxes. She was gone when a deputy arrived.

12:27 p.m. — A man from Lakeshore North reported eight to 10 gallons of gas had been siphoned out of a boat.

12:47 p.m. — A caller from Lawton Way reported a dog attacked another dog.

1:25 p.m. — A caller from a business on La Barr Meadows Road requested pickup of drug items found outside in the bushes, which could not be located.

4:11 p.m. — A caller from Cliffo Road reported a woman and a man had been hit by rocks when a vehicle peeled out. No charges were requested and the suspect said the accusations were false.

11:18 p.m. — A caller from Little Valley Road reported loud hammering by a “twacked out” person.

Nevada City Police Department


12:51 a.m. — A caller from Commercial Street reported a loud party in the parking lot. No one was located.

1:56 a.m. — A caller from Railroad Avenue reported a man slashed a tire with a small knife during an argument. He was arrested on suspicion of vandalism, violating parole and a number of outstanding warrants.

8:45 a.m. — A caller from Miners Trail reported a man digging and trashing the creek.

9:18 a.m. — A caller from Providence Mine Road reported a man possibly casing vehicles. He was gone when an officer arrived.

1:17 p.m. — A caller from Argall Way reported a woman was acting funny and fell in the street. She was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.

2:22 p.m. — A caller from Broad Street reported the fraudulent use of a credit card.

— Liz Kellar

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