Nevada County Police Blotter: Two or three people reported with machetes
Grass Valley Police Department
7:29 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a man asking children about their days and acting suspicious.
7:41 a.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported he was told a vehicle left at the business overnight was stolen. There were three men getting into the car with no keys for the vehicle, and there was blood on the inside of the door and on the bumper.
8:23 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Chapel Street reported a pump stolen from a water fountain, a mop, and burglary to a shed. The caller had video to review.
8:27 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Alta Street and West Main Street reported she wanted a woman removed from her car. The only description the caller would use were racial slurs. The caller claimed not to remember the woman’s name and was only using profanity. An arrest was made on charges of battery.
11:57 a.m. — A person was stopped near the corner of Alta Street and Ivy Street and arrested on charges of failure to appear.
12:13 p.m. — A caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway hung up. On callback a service desk of a business answered and advised it was a misdial and hung up. On callback to the service desk again, a different person advised that everything was fine. A store manager advised she would address the continual 911 hangups from the business.
3:28 p.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported that a group of homeless were in a disturbance with staff of a business in the parking lot. Officers talked to staff who advised there was no disturbance and that an employee asked a group of transients to leave and they willingly complied.
4:25 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported her unlicensed son took her vehicle on the Fourth and hit something. The caller wanted to make sure she will not be in trouble and it looked like more damage than hitting a pole, which is what the juvenile claimed.
7:04 p.m. — A caller near the corner of Neal Street and South Auburn Street reported a man yelling at people in the parking lot. The man was advised to keep it down.
7:16 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of McCourtney Road and Highway 20 reported someone laying in a drainage ditch.
7:31 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported two or three transients with machetes behind a business. The people hadn’t threatened anyone yet. The people were advised not to brandish their weapons.
7:36 p.m. — A caller near the corner of South Auburn Street and Mowhawk Street reported a vehicle tried to ram the caller into oncoming traffic. Both people got out of their vehicles and the other driver punched the caller. The caller punched the other driver back and believed he might have broken the other driver’s nose.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
10:16 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Newtown Road reported her house was burglarized sometime within the last five days.
2:27 p.m. — A caller from Penn Valley Drive left the line open with what sounded like a female screaming and other loud noises. On callback the original caller advised he was at work and the noises heard could have been coming from the air gun machine in the shop, which is what it sounded like on playback. The caller was fine and would no longer keep his phone in his pocket while at work.
2:42 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Magnolia Road reported his neighbor had horses illegally and the neighbor threatened to shoot the caller’s dog if it came onto the property again.
4:33 p.m. — A person on the 10000 block of Valley Drive was arrested on charges of a felony failure to appear and a misdemeanor failure to appear.
5:11 p.m. — A caller from Little Valley Road reported staff was at the address and the owner started yelling about no one being in his yard, which was actually the common area. The owner then stated he was going to shoot the staff member and had a rifle in his hand.
5:34 p.m. — A caller from Cascade Drive reported his girlfriend threw his belongings on the porch, she left and is now back and cleaning it up. The caller called back saying he left and his girlfriend was then following him.
7:29 p.m. — A caller from Beyers Lane reported saying she thought her son had left in her vehicle against her wishes but her son was still there. The caller would call back if needed.
10:50 p.m. — A person stopped near the corner of Brighton Street and LaMarque Court was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and license requirements.
Nevada City Police Department
11:20 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Hoover Lane reported a cable was cut and bikes were stolen.
7 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Broad Street reported two intoxicated people making a scene and making gestures that were explicit in nature. An arrest was made on charges of breaking a municipal nuisance code.
— Ross Maak
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