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

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User