Nevada County police blotter: ‘The popo ain’t welcome here’
Grass Valley Police Department
9:41 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported an argument between a man and woman that was escalating, with the man throwing rocks. A person was cited on suspicion of battery.
10:36 a.m. — A woman in the lobby reported an assault at the library in Nevada City. She said her wallet, bus pass and other items were taken.
12:52 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported a man in a vehicle selling drugs.
3:45 p.m. — Several callers from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a car on fire.
4:50 p.m. — A man from the 400 block of Henderson Street reported he was being attacked by methheads at the bowling alley. He then reported a man was trying to run people over with a truck. At 5:16 p.m., he reported being chased by a man with a knife. He did not want to press charges.
5:07 p.m. — A caller from Brunswick and Idaho-Maryland roads reported a driver with a beer just ran a stoplight.
6:09 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Neal Street reported a person shoplifted food and beer.
7:54 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported four girls fled from a vehicle wrecked on the curb.
8:21 p.m. — A caller from East Main Street and Scandling Avenue reported a truck chasing a man who was running down the sidewalk. No one was located.
5:21 a.m. — A taxi driver reported a fare was refusing to pay.
9:33 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a woman shoplifting. She was located, returned the items and was cited.
12:35 p.m. — A caller from Bank and Tinloy streets reported a physical fight, with one person getting hit with a cane.
3:06 p.m. — A man from the 200 block of Nevada City Highway reported the theft of items from a vehicle.
4:23 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of a bottle of whiskey.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:14 a.m. — A caller from Highway 174 and Smithys Place reported someone was trying to steal hives. The suspect fled on foot.
8:48 a.m. — A caller from Kilham Mine Road reported identity theft with a credit card opened in the caller’s name.
8:50 a.m. — A woman from Last Mile Drive reported a neighbor was harassing her by piling leaves against her fence.
9:52 a.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Alta Sierra Drive reported a woman texting and driving who almost hit the caller and now was sitting at a green light, too distracted to notice.
9:53 a.m. — A caller from Rattlesnake Road reported a stolen truck.
10:02 a.m. — A caller reported a boy hit a man in the face. No charges were desired.
4:45 p.m. — A caller from Chaparral Circle reported someone stole a credit card.
5:16 p.m. — A caller from Capitol Drive reported a neighbor let the caller’s dogs out from a yard and one was missing.
7:26 p.m. — Several callers from La Barr Pines Drive reported multiple gunshots. Nothing was located.
9:03 p.m. — A caller from Butterfly Drive reported a physical fight involving a man and woman.
9:13 p.m. — A caller from Norlene Way reported the theft of a semi-automatic pistol.
11:50 p.m. — A caller from Loma Rica and Charles dries reported a man yelling and banging on a business door, who then left.
10:30 a.m. — A man from Elephant Rock Court reported a woman assaulted him and pushed him.
12:27 p.m. — A caller from Gayle Lane reported a theft from a vehicle.
2:41 p.m. — A caller from Wolf Creek and Tiger Tail roads reported two men in a vehicle possibly casing the neighborhood.
9:28 p.m. — A caller from Perimeter Road and Big Spring Drive reported hearing 25-30 gunshots.
11:16 p.m. — A caller from Broken Oak Court reported chasing three juveniles after an attempted auto burglary.
11:37 p.m. — A caller from Quail Lane reported a couple screaming at each other, possibly with someone being injured. When contacted, the man said it was verbal only and “The popo ain’t welcome here.”
— Liz Kellar
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