Police blotter: Man reportedly shoots at AT&T workers
Grass Valley Police Department
11:08 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported a shady character.
1:27 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Empire Court reported a sweepstakes scam.
2:43 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported an elderly man driving too slowly in the parking lot,
2:44 p.m. — A caller from the hospital reported an out of control patient punching walls.
3:09 p.m. — A caller from Idaho-Maryland Road and Railroad Avenue reported an unsafe dog on top of branches and sticks on a flatbed truck.
3:40 p.m. — A caller from Kidder Avenue and Maryland Drive reported finding a campfire on property that was being cleaned up.
5:58 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Church Street reported a man looking in cars in a parking lot; he could not be located.
6:05 p.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Sutton Way reported a stolen vehicle, which was subsequently located and released to the owner.
6:06 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a computer had been hacked and a bank account had been accessed via a tech support internet scam.
6:55 p.m. — A man from the 100 block of King Court reported his front door had been forced open.
9:17 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Brighton Street reported people looking into vehicles, who could not be located.
11:27 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Lamarque Court reported people with flashlights.
3:06 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported a man and woman looking through vehicles; they were admonished.
4:49 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Vistamont Avenue reported two juveniles checking vehicles with a flashlight; one opened a car door. They could not be located.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
9:07 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Wolf Road reported a gas theft.
9:50 a.m. — A caller from Bitney Springs and Pleasant Valley roads reported a herd of loose goats.
10:22 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Timberland Drive reported a man forged a woman’s name and canceled her insurance.
10:23 a.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Purdon Road reported an unoccupied vehicle off the road.
10:34 a.m. — A caller from Fletcher Lane reported nefarious activity involving creepy people.
11:27 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Sun Shadow Lane reported stolen mail, with a suspect cashing a money order.
11:47 a.m. — A caller from Beitler Road reported that a man shot at AT&T workers with a handgun, claiming they were trespassing. Another caller reported a man was yelling at the top of his lungs, and was in an altercation with several people. Someone was heard saying, “You better think before you shoot at people.” The man then said he was sorry he shot at the workers. A report was taken.
1:35 p.m. — A caller from the 22000 block of McCourtney Road reported a man asked for a tire, yelled at the caller and then left, driving on the flat tire. Another caller reported the truck was being driven on the rim.
1:40 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Perimeter Road reported a person knocked over a fence and a cypress tree.
1:46 p.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of River Rock Road reported fraud on a bank account.
1:54 p.m. — A woman from Highway 49 and Carriage Road reported finding a wallet, with money flying around that could not be safely collected.
3:03 p.m. — A woman from the 10000 block of Daisy King reported being scammed through her bank account.
3:57 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Blind Shady Road reported license plates had been stolen from a van and installed in a vehicle that was involved in an accident.
6:18 p.m. — A caller from Penn Valley Drive reported finding a hypodermic needle.
4:52 a.m. — A caller from Magnolia Road reported a woman was breaking items, hitting herself and stabbing herself with broken glass. A BOLO was issued for a welfare check.
5:19 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Mikado Court reported a woman came to the door and said she was being chased by a man with a gun. She could not be located.
6:28 a.m. — A caller from John Born Road and Piper Hill Drive reported a lot of gunfire; it was dove hunters.
Nevada City Police Department
9:20 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Church Street reported shoplifting.
1:46 p.m. — A caller from Pioneer Park reported a woman going through trash cans and screaming.
2:56 p.m. — A caller from Pioneer Park reported a man telling people he had gotten his black Lab stoned. A welfare check was requested for the dog; a report was taken.
4:10 p.m. — A woman from Pioneer Park reported ongoing issues with transient who spread out their possessions in the parging spaces.
7:18 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Old Downieville Highway reported a physical fight involving four or five people. A man was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a stun gun.
— Liz Kellar
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