Police blotter: Man says he’s new sheriff in town, has six-shooter
Grass Valley Police Department
8 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of East Main Street reported a woman in a dumpster, refusing to leave and pulling items out of the dumpster. She was removed and advised not to return.
9:21 a.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Brunswick Road reported a man walking around and dropping items that he has lit on fire. Another caller reported an item on fire. He could not be located.
10:56 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a shoplifter.
11:49 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a shoplifter. A man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting, possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and violating probation.
12:44 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Butler Street reported possible drug issues.
2:18 p.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Harris Street reported finding a gun in her front yard.
4:57 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a woman got out of a vehicle and started kicking it. The male driver backed into her, then he got out and they started hitting each other. They left in separate vehicles.
7:06 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Northstar Place reported a person playing the drums very loudly since 10:30 a.m.
7:16 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Dorsey Drive reported a man just exposed himself. He could not be located.
11:47 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Depot Street reported a man trying to break into a truck.
1:35 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Maryland Drive reported transients with a campfire, which was extinguished. The campers were advised to be out by morning.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:34 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Owl Creek Road reported two pigs got into a goat pen and injured a goat.
9:02 a.m. — A woman from Ariel Court reported a man threw her down and choked her. He was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse, and she was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and an outstanding warrant.
9:15 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Dog Bar Road requested a welfare check on horses without water; a pre-seizure notice was posted.
10:01 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Jasmine Loop reported a large loose pig, which was not found.
10:50 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Waxwing Court reported identity theft with a person buying a vehicle in the caller’s name and constantly getting parking tickets that go unpaid.
11:33 a.m. — A caller from Rock and Rock Creek roads reported the theft of street signs.
3:10 p.m. — A caller from Combie Road reported a missing 2-year-old girl, who ran off when her mother was in a meeting. She was located inside a market and was OK.
4:37 p.m. — A caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported a 5-year-old did not get on the school bus and could not be located. Another parent had located the child, who was released to a grandparent.
5:33 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Boulder Street reported the theft of a wallet and medications.
5:46 p.m. — A caller from Indian Springs Road and Penn Valley Drive reported illegal dumping.
7:01 a.m. — A caller from Wolf Mountain reported 40 to 50 people trespassing at the towers. He then called back to report someone tried to run him over.
Nevada City Police Department
9:14 a.m. — A caller from a business on East Broad Street reported a burglary.
11:19 a.m. — A caller from Sacramento Street reported a man threw a woman down and almost choked her.
3:42 p.m. — A caller from Broad and South Pine streets reported a man yelling her was the new sheriff in town and that he has a six-shooter. He could not be located.
6:13 p.m. — A caller from the Rood Center reported a man lying in the roadway, stopping traffic and saying he does not want to live. He was taken to the hospital.
12:41 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 300 block of Broad Street reported a physical fight with a man passed out, and 10 people involved. A reported was taken.
— Liz Kellar
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