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Loose dogs, burglaries and “ominous” lights

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:19 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Dove Loop reported a sick raccoon in the front yard.

1:46 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Crystal Wells Road reported a suspicious white Ford Ranger occupied by a male with long hair, who was wearing an orange vest and black shirt. The subject came up to the caller’s door and stated that he was a Comcast inspector. He took pictures and immediately left, heading toward Quaker Hill.

1:56 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Rodeo Way reported hearing five gun shots that came from the neighbor’s residence.

2:18 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Ridge Road reported a juvenile in possession of a large quantity of marijuana.

3:14 p.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Polaris Drive reported his daughter called and said a white van with green writing on it pulled into their driveway. Two subjects got out and began casing the residence.

3:53 p.m. — A caller from Purdon Crossing reported a male person vandalizing rocks and street signs.

6:11 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Tyler Foote Crossing Road reported that a dog had attacked her goats.

8:40 p.m. — A man from the 10000 block of Squirrel Creek Road reported subjects on the roof of the multipurpose room at the school. He also saw another subject in the playground area of the school.

10:14 p.m. — A woman from the 10000 block of Carey Drive reported a possible burglary. The back door was open and the garage light was off, which is usually on. None of her family members have gone into the house yet, and her husband and son are parked across the street. She does not want anyone to enter until a deputy arrives.

10:54 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Red Dog Road reported that he is the victim of a Craigslist scam because the listed residence he visited was not actually for rent.

11:25 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Combie Road reported a transient with a Yorkie type dog who is in poor condition.


12:43 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Dolores Drive reported a red laser pointer light shining through the front window into the hallway.

1:06 a.m. — A caller from the 23000 block of Moon Ridge Court reported a neighbor’s alarm going off. The residence is under construction and vacant.

2:31 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Gold Drive reported a male subject outside her house with a flashlight, near her vehicles, who walked away after being contacted. The subject has been seen riding his bike in the area during the day.

4:11 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Sycamore Court reported hearing shots fired from the Bear River High School area that are echoing off the lake.

4:37 a.m. — A caller from the 22000 block of Sunset Ridge Drive reported a possible burglary at a vacant residence.

8:36 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Thiel Way reported she received a call from a neighbor stating that there is a subject sleeping in a white Nissan Pathfinder in her driveway. The residence is empty and has a for sale sign on it.

10:47 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Combie Road reported a loose dog in the area that is white with brown spots.

2:03 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 reported a German Shepherd running off and on the roadway.

2:20 p.m. — A woman reported hearing seven gunshots on her property.

2:24 p.m. — A caller from Red Dog and Buckeye roads reported illegal dumping.

6:38 p.m. — A caller from the 20000 block of Banner Quaker Hill Road reported a burglary to her residence.

9:13 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Wolverine Place reported huge flashes of light in the sky.

11:34 p.m. — A caller from Bitney Springs Road and Rough and Ready Highway reported “ominous” lights and sounds coming from a power pole.


3:42 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Mayflower Drive reported a female adult standing outside the residence, who had been drinking. She said she has nowhere to go and is refusing to leave.

Grass Valley and Nevada City police departments could not provide their logs.

— Jennifer Terman

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