Nevada County police blotter: Man ‘freaking out’ over spiders; no arachnids found
Grass Valley Police Department
6:08 a.m. — A caller in the 900 block of Sutton Way reported two to three transients outside a business who refused to leave. They were sleeping under a blue blanket.
8:14 a.m. — A caller in the 1100 block of Sutton Way reported a man sleeping behind a business in a sleeping bag.
9:48 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Central Avenue reported a man “acting strange” in a park. The man thought he was covered in spiders and was “freaking out.” Officers found no spiders.
11:02 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported two stolen bicycles over the past few days.
11:34 a.m. — A caller in the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a theft suspect causing a disturbance and saying Russians are after her.
3:25 p.m. — A caller in the 900 block of Golden Gate Terrace reported someone trying to break into an apartment with a metal pry bar.
3:39 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Ocean Avenue reported someone jumped into front of her vehicle while it was moving and yelled at her.
5:58 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported three people entered a convenience store and stole some items, including beer.
8:02 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Chapel Street reported a man refusing to leave until officers arrived. Police arrived and made an arrest.
8:05 p.m. — A caller near Highway 49 and Dorsey Drive reported a man “trying to jump.” The man had jumper cables and was trying to flag down people.
9:04 p.m. — A caller in the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported someone tried to rob her. The caller made no sense, said the suspect was in a gray SUV and then disconnected the call.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
4:35 a.m. — A caller on Woodland Loop, near Sun Forest Drive, reported her ex-boyfriend was throwing items and being violent. Dispatchers were told he could be violent with officers.
10:35 a.m. — A caller near McCourtney Road and Freeman Lane reported a man who was upset. He threw his bicycle into the road. The caller asked if he was OK, and he screamed at her.
1:32 p.m. — A caller on Alta Vista Drive, near Bragg Avenue, reported a neighbor had blocked the caller’s driveway to upset her.
5:55 p.m. — A caller asked authorities to check on an elderly female at Chaparral Circle, near Buckeye Circle. The woman called a financial institution multiple times asking about getting approval for a $50,000 loan. The caller could hear a man in the background coaching her on what to say.
8:27 p.m. — A caller near Dorsey Drive and Segsworth Way reported their stepfather was assaulting his mother. A man was heard screaming in the background.
Nevada City Police Department
1:27 p.m. — A caller on Highway 49, near West Broad Street, reported someone had cut a lock off with bolt cutters.
— Alan Riquelmy
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