Police blotter: Man named Turtle reports being alive
Grass Valley Police Department
10:23 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of East Main Street reported someone tried to make entry into an exterior freezer.
10:53 a.m. — A man reported he is alive and named Turtle.
11:57 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Chapel Street reported a woman panhandling.
12 p.m. — A woman reported two women were trying to strangle her with a plastic bag; she was contacted and was OK.
1:28 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported an attempted vehicle break-in.
3:49 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported someone went through a vehicle and left drugs behind.
5:08 p.m. — A woman reported someone burglarized her residence and put a hook in her bed. The person stole her cell phone and then brought it back, and stuffed a strangulation device and condoms in the sofa cushions. The person also took the hair she had cut off and was saving to make a brooch for her children, and had arranged it around the cat food dish. A report was taken.
8:08 p.m. — A caller from Idaho-Maryland Road and Sutton Way reported a vehicle fire caused by an accident.
8:53 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Empire Court reported a drunken man fighting with a boy, pushing him and causing him to hit his head.
12:33 a.m. — A caller from the hospital reported a man who was being treated for a stab wound was drunk and hiding from staff somewhere in the hospital. He was located.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:18 a.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of McCourtney Road reported a sheep had been eaten, possibly by a mountain lion.
8:42 a.m. — A caller from Golden Star Road reported a man selling drugs and driving up and down the road on a dirt bike.
9:52 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Candido Road reported the theft of a washing machine part.
10:03 a.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley Road reported a person smoking from a bong while driving.
10:59 a.m. — A man from Catfish Lake reported telling another man not to ride a quad, getting into an argument, and having the man fire a handgun into the air when he drove by later.
11:08 a.m. — A caller from the 21000 block of Highway 49 reported a man camping on private property.
2:11 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Highway 49 reported a person wearing a hoodie and a clown face was looking through the front door. No one was located.
2:25 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Forest Springs Drive reported vandalism to a clubhouse.
5:34 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Goldfinch Court reported a woman with Alzheimer’s was missing. Search and rescue volunteers were activated. She was located at 7:37 p.m.
6:22 p.m. — A man reported being threatened by radar, with the suspect using a console to look through his eyes, feel his feelings and hear his thoughts. The man then called back to say he was very drunk and did not need law enforcement or medical response.
7 p.m. — A caller from Stampede Reservoir called to report being lost; he then located his family.
7:26 p.m. — A woman from the fairgrounds reported the theft of $40,000 in jewelry and gems from the gem show.
9:18 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Norlene Way reported a man and a woman in a physical fight.
11:11 p.m. — A caller from Lime Kiln Road and Holcomb Drive reported hearing four or five gunshots and yelling; it was quiet when a deputy arrived.
3:05 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Sun Forest Drive reported a burglary to a vehicle.
— Liz Kellar
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