Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller mentions active shooter to dispatch, then says he’s joking
Grass Valley Police Department
10:59 a.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man who refused to leave the area after he was ejected from a business.
11:16 a.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Rockwood Drive reported a man posting violent topics on Facebook. The man, who possibly was stalking the caller’s friend, began referencing the CIA, FBI and corporal punishment.
12:25 p.m. — A caller in the 600 block of Sutton Way reported someone walking around a parking lot while peeking into vehicles.
1:38 p.m. — A caller near Sutton Way and Brunswick Road reported a man walking in traffic while waving his hands in the air and throwing bottles.
4:09 p.m. — A caller near Highway 49 and Dorsey Drive reported a man walking on the on-ramp toward the highway.
4:54 p.m. — A caller in the 600 block of Sutton Way reported two groups of transients holding signs. Officers cited one person for panhandling.
5:18 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Ophir Street reported an altercation that happened earlier over a parking space. A man grew aggressive when the caller told him he couldn’t park in a certain spot. He told her to kill herself.
2:51 a.m. — A caller in the 600 block of Idaho Maryland Road reported someone trying to break into a business.
3:54 a.m. — Dispatchers state a man was arrested in the 100 block of Neal Street for having false registration tabs and being an unlicensed driver.
8:27 a.m. — A caller near East Main Street and Sierra College Drive asked dispatchers to check some vehicle license plates because of an active shooter. The caller then said he was joking and asked again for the vehicle plate information. The caller said he was trying to protect the area and wanted to speak with an officer. An officer arrived and arrested a man on drug charges.
8:54 a.m. — A caller in the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a transient camp.
9:42 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported finding a machete wrapped in newspapers and a button-up shirt.
4:13 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Neal Street reported a transient in front of a business.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
1:23 a.m. — A caller on McCourtney Road, near Caroline Way, reported coming home and seeing lights at his house turning on and off. At least two people were inside. The caller said he thought his ex-girlfriend, who never lived at his home, was there.
8:44 a.m. — A caller near Quail Creek Road and Highway 49 reported a man slumped down in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. The caller thought the man might be casing the area.
1:54 p.m. — A caller on Red Dog Road reported that someone was stalking them and making violent threats.
5:33 p.m. — A caller on Puon Road, near Purdon Road, reported a man who’d previously threatened to burn down her house was at her home. The caller locked herself in her room. At some point the man left before reappearing.
2:40 a.m. — A caller in North San Juan reported a man, who was trying to hurt her, was yelling and kicking things. The man then began kicking down walls.
2:35 p.m. — A caller near Highway 20 and Harmony Ridge Road reported a man with two dogs on the highway. The man was yelling and screaming as he went into traffic.
5:33 p.m. — A caller on Warbler Way, near Jayhawk Drive, reported a child had bite marks after returning from visitation.
10:18 p.m. — Dispatchers reported that someone had threatened the Nevada County district attorney on Facebook. Pictures on the social media site showed someone pointing a gun at the camera. The police said there have been no arrests.
— Alan Riquelmy
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