Blotter: Armed man wears “Scream” mask, steals cash box
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
9:18 a.m. – A caller reported someone in a large truck possibly stealing water from a fire hydrant in La Barr Meadows Road.
10:02 a.m. – A man reported that he will shoot if people continue to enter his property in the 11000 block of Highway 174.
11:43 a.m. – A caller reported two scruffy-looking men, in a gray SUV too nice for them, were doing something with mailboxes on Rincon Way. They returned to their vehicle and parked farther down the road.
1:01 p.m. – A caller in the 14000 block of Gold Creek Court reported a stolen iPad.
2:25 p.m. – A caller near Bear River, off Dog Bar Road, saw a bag of bones alongside a trail.
2:32 p.m. – A woman in the 10000 block of Brookside Way reported that she’d been poisoned.
2:39 p.m. – A man in the 24000 block of Lowell Hill Road reported that he’d found a mining camp on his property.
2:49 p.m. – A caller in the 18000 block of Blue Ridge Road reported the theft of a cat.
2:52 p.m. – Reports state a welfare check was requested for a juvenile in the 12000 block of Personeni Lane. The girl had a bruise on her buttocks.
3:32 p.m. – A caller reported a vehicle on Dog Bar Road and Alta Sierra Drive with music blasting from it. A man was slumped over the driver’s seat of the silver Mercedes sedan.
4:29 p.m. – A caller reported a dead horse in the 14000 block of South Ponderosa Way. The horse had been dead for three days.
5:06 p.m. – A caller reported money taken from a donation box at the Eric Rood Administration Center, 950 Maidu Ave.
6:25 p.m. – A caller in the 11000 block of Sunrise Lane reported someone on her property trying to enter her home. Moments later the trespasser entered her neighbor’s house. At one point the trespasser began screaming at the caller.
6:41 p.m. – A caller reported a burglary in the 15000 block of Gibboney Lane. The suspect entered through the garage.
7:17 p.m. – Reports state several mailboxes in the 10000 block of Garesio Ranch Lane were opened, and items were missing from the mailboxes.
9:14 p.m. – Authorities say a man wearing a “Scream” mask and displaying a 9 mm handgun took a cash box with $700 in it from the 8000 block of Northlake Boulevard in Placer County. Nevada County officers were asked to be on the lookout for the suspect.
10:14 p.m. – Authorities say they searched across the county for a man who wore an ankle monitor. Officers found the man hours later and arrested him.
11:38 p.m. – Authorities say they responded to a traffic wreck in the 14000 block of Rough and Ready Highway and Highway 20. A vehicle left the road and a woman then ran from the car.
2:49 a.m. – Authorities say a woman in the 400 block of Railroad Avenue called authorities, screamed and then ended the call.
3:10 a.m. – A woman reported someone with a flashlight on the deck of her 14000 block Honeysuckle Way home. Someone then began banging on her window.
9:13 a.m. – A caller reported that a man previously told to stay away from the 11000 block of Sunrise Lane had returned. He was again told to leave the property.
9:30 a.m. – Cigarettes and wine were stolen from the back deck of a home in the 13000 block of Greenhorn Road.
9:52 a.m. – A caller reported a woman yelling and stepping into traffic in the 29000 block of Highway 49.
10:09 a.m. – A caller reported tools were stolen from a 16000 You Bet Road home.
2:07 p.m. – A caller asked for help catching goats in the 10000 block of Linnet Lane. The goats were damaging property.
2:43 p.m. – A caller reported that a customer would not leave a store in the 13000 block of Tyler Foote Crossing Road. The customer left about 10 minutes later.
5:01 p.m. – A caller reported a white, full-size van pull into his driveway in the 21000 block of Salt Creek Road. The van quickly left when the caller stepped outside.
5:06 p.m. – A caller reported a green Toyota Camry in the area of 17000 Alexandra Way. Someone in the vehicle was going through mailboxes.
7:50 p.m. – An employee in the 10000 block of Combie Road reported a woman who was being belligerent and refused to leave the bar.
9:22 p.m. – A caller reported her gate in the 19000 block of John Born Road had been rammed and her front door opened.
10:16 p.m. – A caller in the 11000 block of Highway 174 reported a bear 10 feet from his front porch. The bear made no attempt to enter the home.
12:36 a.m. – A caller reported a large party in the area of Caledonia Way and Red Dog Road. About 30 vehicles blocked the road.
Grass Valley Police Department
10 a.m. – A caller reported a fake $10 bill at the front counter of a business in the 200 block of Sierra College Drive.
10:47 a.m. – A caller in the 300 block of Northstar Place reported her neighbor was looking in the caller’s windows and taking pictures of her in her backyard.
11:21 a.m. – A caller reported a man was harassing customers and refusing to leave a business in the 600 block of Freeman Lane.
3:21 p.m. – A caller reported a man and woman arguing in a parking lot at South Auburn and Neal streets. At one point the woman pulled a juvenile from a vehicle. The couple kept arguing, and the man eventually left.
3:34 p.m. – A caller reported a transient in a yard in the 100 block of Mohawk Street. The caller requested extra patrols at night because transients sleep in the area and leave trash.
6:52 p.m. – A 10- to 12-year-old girl appeared to be running from a man in the 600 block of Freeman Lane. At some point the man stopped following the girl.
8:15 p.m. – A caller reported two to three men in the 800 block of Old Tunnel Road looking into vehicles.
11:12 p.m. – A caller reported people having a party and being loud in a parking lot in the 200 block of Sutton Way.
5:22 a.m. – A caller reported a candy stand in the 300 block of Sutton Way was broken and candy taken. A rock was in the lobby and broken glass on the floor.
6:15 a.m. – A woman reported people approached her window in the 600 block of South Auburn Street and looking at her.
10:35 a.m. – A woman reported from the 100 block of Glasson Way that her boyfriend strangled her. She refused to give the location of the attack and left the emergency room.
3:42 p.m. – A caller reported a burglary in the 100 block of Ventana Court.
5:19 p.m. – A caller reported two to three people loitering and doing drugs in the 400 block of Henderson Street.
5:37 p.m. – A woman reported that her boyfriend was hitting her and threatening to rape her in the 100 block of Berryhill Drive.
7:11 p.m. – A caller reported four transients in a parking lot in the 200 block of Mill Street.
7:11 p.m. – A caller reported a man had broken an outdoor ashtray in the 300 block of Olympia Park Road. The suspect was seen prowling around the area and going through the ashtray.
8:04 p.m. – Police report they spoke with a woman who was selling rocks from the Yuba River in the 100 block of Neal Street. A security officer told her to leave, and she refused. She left when an officer spoke with her.
8:15 p.m. – A caller reported a man stole two pairs of sunglasses from a business in the 100 block of West McKnight Way. Security tried to stop him, but he ran from the area and escaped.
9:03 p.m. – A caller reported two men threatened the caller’s friend in the 800 block of Sutton Way.
9:31 p.m. – A man in the 100 block of Olympia Park Road told a taxi driver he was looking for something he could use to break into a car.
11:16 p.m. – A caller reported extremely loud music coming from a home in the 200 block of Depot Street.
12:01 a.m. – A caller reported a loud disturbance in the 500 block of Blight Road. Police heard no noise violation when they arrived, though officers did see alcohol and six people on the front porch.
— Alan Riquelmy
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