Nevada County blotter: Families fight over Easter egg
Grass Valley Police Department
7:23 a.m. — A caller at East Main Street and Joerschke Drive reported a man hitting fences with a bat or stick.
8:19 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Walsh Street reported a stolen 1986 Toyota pickup with a white camper shell.
10:29 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Brighton Street reported a father was yelling at his two children. He picked them up, dropped them over a park’s fence and left.
1:44 p.m. — A caller in the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a transient riding a road bike through a parking lot and drinking alcohol. Security asked the transient to leave several times.
2:24 p.m. — A caller in the 1100 block of Sutton Way reported a transient sleeping on the ground near a business.
2:48 p.m. — A caller in the 1100 block of East Main Street reported a stolen U-Haul box truck. The vehicle was last seen in Yuba City.
2:49 p.m. — A caller in the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported a fight between two men in a parking lot. One person threw a rock at a vehicle. The car’s two occupants then beat the other man and left.
4:32 p.m. — A caller in the 800 block of Sutton Way reported that a man was refusing to leave the DMV.
7:21 p.m. — A caller in the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a woman inside a store despite previous warnings about trespassing. Police arrived and made an arrest.
10:19 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported a transient woman broke into the caller’s vehicle and went to sleep. It’s unknown if the car’s doors were locked.
7:10 a.m. — A caller in the 900 block of Sutton Way reported that his wife used his credit card without his permission. The caller hung up when told that wasn’t a crime.
9:09 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Lamarque Court reported that a man was banging on windows. Officers arrived and made two arrests.
11:39 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported two women fighting. Officers arrived and determined families were fighting over an egg in a children’s Easter egg hunt. Police told them to leave and not return.
11:50 a.m. — A caller in the 700 block of Sutton Way reported someone on business property bothering customers and trying to hug them. Officers arrived and made an arrest.
6:12 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a man under the influence was sitting in a parking lot. The man tried to move his vehicle and almost hit other cars. Police arrived and made an arrest.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:20 a.m. — A caller at Wolf Mountain and McCourtney roads reported mail taken from nearby mailboxes was scattered on the ground.
8:21 a.m. — A caller on You Bet Road, near Fawn Hill Drive, reported her ex-husband was growing marijuana and had “strange people” at his home.
10:51 a.m. — A caller on McCourtney Road reported a transient who refused to leave the area by Gate 5 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.
11:45 a.m. — A caller on Long Valley Road, near Bentley Drive, reported a pile of opened mail from different homes. The caller requested someone come collect the mail.
12:03 p.m. — A caller on Mount Olive Road reported that eight peacocks arrived at their home a week ago and wouldn’t leave.
12:44 p.m. — A caller on Highway 49, near Cemetery Alley, reported a burglary in their trailer. The thief took a safe and phone.
5:08 p.m. — A caller on Foxtail Drive, near Bristle Court, reported that someone was trying to blackmail him. The victim received texts saying someone would release nude photos of him if he didn’t send money.
5:23 p.m. — A caller on Spenceville Road, near Bald Mountain Road, reported that her mother’s caretaker had been withdrawing money from a bank account owned by her now deceased mother. The caretaker also had taken her mother’s vehicle. The caller didn’t know whether a receipt showing her mother sold the vehicle to the caretaker was valid.
7:11 a.m. — A caller on Wolf Road, near Combie Road, reported a suspicious vehicle. Someone sat at the gas pumps for over an hour and harassed people.
9:28 a.m. — A caller on Lake Wildwood Drive, near Huckleberry Drive, reported that her ex-husband reported her children on his taxes.
12:08 p.m. — A caller on Gleko Road, near Paradise Drive, reported that they’d left a vehicle at a friend’s house and later found it vandalized. A woman near the car tried to get the caller to come closer and fight.
4:15 p.m. — A caller on Raccoon Trail, near Avelina Way, reported that his neighbor shot a bullet through a tree on the caller’s property. The neighbor refused to stop shooting.
4:42 p.m. — A caller on Red Dog Road, near Bridges Lane, reported that someone was trying to break in through the front door. The caller later told dispatchers the suspect was trying to enter through a window. Dispatchers then heard crashing in the background. Reports state the call was unfounded.
10:14 p.m. — A caller on Combie Road, near Wolf Road, reported that two juveniles stole an 18-pack of Coors Light beer and fled in a white vehicle.
Nevada City Police Department
12:30 — A caller on Sacramento Street reported a transient yelling at vehicles and small children. The transient threw flowers and plants at the caller’s vehicle as he passed.
12:43 p.m. — A caller on Commercial Street reported a man walking in the area with his pants around his ankles. The caller didn’t know if the man had any underwear.
4:57 p.m. — A caller on Miners Trail, near South Pine Street, reported transients on a trail smoking and drinking.
— Alan Riquelmy
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