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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller reports people smoking marijuana, gets upset when told pot is legal

Grass Valley Police Department


10:02 a.m. — A caller near Highways 20 and 49 reported a goose and goslings in the road. The caller stopped their vehicle in an attempt to help the goslings, as someone had run over the goose.

2:56 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Sutton Way asked to speak to an officer about campers within the city limits. The caller was concerned about fire danger and human waste being left near her location.

9:30 p.m. — A caller in the 900 block of Golden Gate Terrace reported a car and van filled with transients in a parking lot. Officers arrived and made an arrest.


4:50 a.m. — Dispatchers report that an officer at Pleasant and Dalton streets encountered a man and discovered he had outstanding warrants. The officer made an arrest.

7:22 a.m. — A caller near Woodland Way and Glenwood Road reported increased traffic in the area of an RV commune because of drugs. A woman the day before told the caller everyone was on methamphetamine.

2:57 p.m. — A caller in the 500 block of Freeman Lane reported a woman, possibly mentally ill, sitting in a vehicle making statements. An officer arrived and made an arrest.

3:49 p.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Central Avenue reported a woman who appeared disoriented. The woman tried to talk to the caller, but was unable to communicate. The woman also fell down several times.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:14 a.m. — A caller near Alpine Meadows and Highway 89 reported a blue bus with a sign on its side and front stating “Emergency Call Police 911.” A man who wore no uniform was inside the vehicle, which was parked in front of a restaurant.

9:22 a.m. — A caller on Gold Drive, near Squirrel Creek Road, reported that he was on his property, which is for sale, when a woman arrived and said she wanted to examine the land. The caller declined because she had no real estate agent with her. The women then began yelling, saying she would return and have another person with her.

2:54 p.m. — A caller on Torrey Pines Drive, near Lakeshore South, reported that a dog had jumped from a second-story window and onto the roof of a building.


8:41 a.m. — A caller on Julia Ranch Road, near Jones Ridge Road, reported a transient camp on their property. The caller spoke to someone who said he had permission to be on the property, though the caller disagreed.

1:03 p.m. — A caller on Gracie Road, near Dorcelline Court, reported that someone yelled at the caller because a friend told a loose dog to go home.

1:46 p.m. — A caller on North Ponderosa Way, near North Sazarac Lane, reported a home burglary. The caller said the doors of the home were open.

1:48 p.m. — A caller on McKitrick Ranch Road, near Lily Creek Trail, reported that the mother of his child hit him with a car. No injuries were reported.

3:25 p.m. — A caller on Robert Court, near Francis Drive, reported that “meth heads” were in his house. A neighbor said that people were yelling and fighting at the home. However, the tenant said his landlord had locked him out of the house with a 3-month-old child inside. The tenant said he’d moved into the home the day before and the landlord now wanted him to leave.

5:02 p.m. — A caller near Banner Mountain Trail and Gracie Road reported three people smoking marijuana. The caller became irate when they learned marijuana was legalized in California.

6 p.m. — A caller on Walker Drive reported that his girlfriend beat him, destroyed a room and then fled on a motorcycle. Before leaving the girlfriend said she’d kill the caller.

Nevada City Police Department


1:03 a.m. — A caller on Pampas Drive, near Madrone Way, reported hearing a door open in her house. Moments later she heard someone walking in the kitchen and what sounded like a male breathing. The caller lives alone and said no animals live with her.

7:53 a.m. — A caller near Sacramento and Clark streets reported a transient camp near a creek.

4:25 p.m. — A caller on Nevada City Highway, near East Main Street, reported the theft of a wallet and phone.

— Alan Riquelmy

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