Police blotter: Caller reports strong smell of human decay
August 27, 2015
Grass Valley Police Department
9:37 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of West Empire Street reported the theft of a sign.
10:54 a.m. — A caller from Primrose Lane reported the theft of a TV from the clubhouse.
11 a.m. — A man from the 400 block of Henderson Street reported identity theft with fraudulent credit card transactions.
1:29 p.m. — A caller from the 2600 block of Nevada City Highway reported a man wearing boxer shorts rolled a shopping cart down the hill and was swinging a cane around. He was arrested on suspicion of violating probation.
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2:05 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported an attempted burglary to a business with three window screens removed and one pried open.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
8:05 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Rough and ready Highway reported a trespasser. A woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
8:14 a.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Gleko Road reported a neighbor dumped trash.
8:16 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Sanctum Place reported a fire in the Lowell Hill area.
8:23 a.m. — A caller from Scopar Road reported squatters with speeding vehicles, drug activity and noise.
8:44 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Cole Road reported having been assaulted; the situation was mediated and no charges were requested.
9:32 a.m. — A caller from Combie Road and Darkhorse Drive requested a welfare check on a skinny horse.
9:56 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Butterfly Drive reported credit card fraud and theft.
10:11 a.m. — A caller reported a suspect purchased items online and paid with a false credit card.
10:27 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Scopar Road reported illegal grading.
10:39 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Welsh Lane reported a residential burglary.
10:46 a.m. — A stolen vehicle was recovered from the 17000 block of Greenhorn Road.
10:56 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Meda Drive reported a theft from a mailbox.
11:28 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Sky Pines Road reported a residential burglary.
12:07 p.m. — A caller from Tyler-Foote Crossing Road and Ananda Way reported someone shot at their windshield.
12:23 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Wheeler Acres Road reported three men banging on the door and possibly casing the residence. They were checking to see if a vehicle was for sale.
12:59 p.m. — A caller reported elder abuse.
1:02 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Timberland Drive reported a fraudulent credit card used for a $500 transaction.
1:10 p.m. — A caller from Nugget Lane reported a vehicle repeatedly leaving at a high rate of speed and damaging the road during the night; extra patrols were requested.
2:05 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Lakeshore South reported a telephone fraud of an elderly victim.
2:13 p.m. — A caller from Auburn and Hidden Valley roads reported a tree fell into the road and was blocking traffic.
2:57 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Alta Sierra Drive reported a truck tailgating and running vehicles off the road.
3:53 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Red Dog Road reported a vehicle accident and fire.
4:04 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of La Barr Meadows Road reported a physical fight with the parties separated and one leaving the residence.
4:30 p.m. — A caller from Crystal Court and Dog Bar Road reported a truck filling up a large water tank from a fire hydrant.
5:48 p.m. — A caller from Prospector Road and Digger Hill Way reported a vehicle off the road.
6:14 p.m. — A caller from Mooney Flat and Pleasant Valley roads reported a strong smell of human decay.
8:55 p.m. — A caller reported a woman on Mayflower Drive tearing up items in a house with a knife.
9:58 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Little Valley Road reported possible squatters.
12:06 a.m. — A caller form the 12000 block of Mayflower Drive reported a woman assaulting another woman.
6:54 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Red Dog Road reported a hysterical woman in a vehicle saying she had been beaten up by a man who took the car keys and left on foot. It was a verbal argument and she was given a ride.
7:17 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Agnes Way reported a tree fell on a house and the power lines were sparking.
Nevada City Police Department
11:13 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Long Street reported a vehicle following him and checking mailboxes.
10:17 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Searls Avenue reported a man lying on the walkway with property strewn around; he was cited.
5:39 p.m. — A caller from the boardwalk reported a drunken woman sweating and yelling, who agreed to keep it down.
7:40 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Gethsemane Street reported losing $3,000 to an IRS scam.
8:31 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported a very drunken man staggering who then drove away.
— Liz Kellar