Nevada County police blotter: Man carrying bloody hatchet on side of road arrested |

Nevada County police blotter: Man carrying bloody hatchet on side of road arrested



6:50 a.m. — A caller from a grocery store near Higgins and Combie roads reported an ongoing issue with a homeless man who was apparently loitering and refusing to leave.

10:34 a.m. — A caller from a residence on Alta Sierra Drive, near Gary Way, reported an ongoing issue with a mentally ill individual who keeps coming up to her residence and making her feel unsafe. The caller was advised of the restraining order process.

12:18 p.m. — A caller from Pine Aire Road, near Relief Hill Road, reported a group of campers who were trespassing on the caller’s property and had refused to leave when asked to do so.

12:30 p.m. — A caller from Ridge Road, near Nevada Union High School, reported that they had seen a woman in a white Subaru hitting her child. When the caller confronted the woman about it, the woman purportedly told them to shut up and drove away.

4:40 p.m. — A caller from Chattering Pines Road, near George Meadows, reported that two dogs had taken down a deer in his backyard and were reportedly eating it.

5:17 p.m. — A man was arrested at Highway 49 and Smith Road on suspicion of being under the influence of narcotic substances, resisting a police officer, and carrying a concealed weapon. The man’s arrest took place after a caller reportedly saw him carrying a hatchet that was dripping blood on the right shoulder of Highway 49.

7:14 p.m. — A caller from a residence on Bartlett Drive, near Pine Hill Drive, reported an ongoing issue with a neighbor’s German shepherd dogs attacking livestock on her property.

9:18 p.m. — A caller from a residence on Puon Road, near Lost River and Purdon roads, reported a neighbor the caller said was yelling loudly and aggressively. The caller said that the neighbor, who has known mental health issues, sounded like they were in some kind of distress.


1:33 a.m. — A caller from Oak Drive, near Estrada Place, reported that they were assaulted by their girlfriend, who the caller said slammed a door on their arm and kicked them in the stomach.

1:20 p.m. — A caller from Combie Road, near Linton Lane, reported a homeless man who was trespassing and reportedly staggering around the caller’s property. Deputies were unable to locate the individual.

3:42 p.m. — A caller from Milhouse Form School reported that their child had told them that they had been punched by a school staff member.

7:52 p.m. — A caller from Last Mile Drive, near Mount Olive Road, reported that a neighbor the caller has a restraining order against was shooting guns on their property, in violation of the terms of the restraining order.

11:07 p.m. — A man and a woman were arrested at a residence on Clayton Road, near Wiggens Way and Restive Way. The woman was booked on multiple drug-related charges while the man was arrested for violating a restraining order and breaking the terms of his felony probation. A caller originally told deputies that they saw the man in their driveway screaming at the woman, saying he was going to shoot her.

— Stephen Wyer

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