Nevada County police blotter: Man yells about homeless taking over his town |

Nevada County police blotter: Man yells about homeless taking over his town

Grass Valley Police Department


8:33 a.m. — A caller in the 900 block of Plaza Drive reported a man passed out with his head on a curb.

2:04 p.m. — A caller at Highway 49 and East Main Street reported a truck driver swerving, revving their engine and cutting off the caller.

2:15 p.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Brunswick Road reported being harassed by a man. The man was yelling about how he was tired about the homeless taking over his town.

4:02 p.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Colfax Avenue reported that her daughter “was just physical with her.” The caller said a man was stopping her daughter from assaulting her. Dispatchers could hear the suspect yelling in the background.

4:25 p.m. — A caller at Brunswick and Idaho Maryland roads reported a transient camp. New tarps had been set up.

5:43 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported the theft of a fanny pack. The pack had a gun inside it.


12:14 a.m. — A caller in the 800 block of Sutton Way reported that a man in a red Dodge Durango pulled up next to the caller and said he’d stab the caller with a knife. The caller saw a 6- to 9-inch knife.

12:14 p.m. — A caller in the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported a woman passed out face down in some grass.

1:39 p.m. — A caller in the 800 block of East Main Street reported people stealing propane tanks and electricity from a house. The thieves were making warming/cooking fires near the house.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


12:47 a.m. — A caller on Niels Meade Drive, near Knoll Top Drive, reported a loud group of “meth addicts” near the road’s end. The caller said the group was selling drugs.

1:20 p.m. — A caller on Nevada City Highway, near Lindley Avenue, reported an angry juvenile in a lunchroom threatening violence against a school and fellow classmates.

5:44 p.m. — A caller on Day Road, near Highway 174, reported a man walked to the back of a residence and entered the basement. The caller was nervous about checking the area.

10:26 p.m. — A caller on Sutton Way, near Solar Drive, reported seven to eight juveniles running in and out of an apartment. A woman was banging on a door, screaming and yelling.


10:37 a.m. — A caller on Loma Rica Drive, near Brunswick Road, reported the theft of carpet and rugs from a yard.

3:13 p.m. — A caller near Bitney Springs and Newtown roads reported a bucket of human feces sitting outside.

3:47 p.m. — A caller on Magnolia Road reported money was taken from several bags inside a bathroom during a water polo match.

5:18 p.m. — A caller on Jayhawk Drive, near Falcon Loop, reported that someone kicked his car, stole the battery and took the keys.

6:12 p.m. — A caller on Tyler Foote Crossing Road, near Purdon Road, reported a woman screaming and talking to herself. The woman was violently swinging her arms. The woman was waiting for a ride and refused a ride to town.

6:39 p.m. — A caller near McCourtney and Auburn roads reported that people were nailing signs onto trees on the caller’s property. When the caller approached, the people grew threatening.

Nevada City Police Department


7:47 p.m. — A caller at Highway 20 and Gold Flat Road reported a woman running down the highway. Officers found no one.

9:03 p.m. — A caller on Old Tunnel Road, near Brunswick Road, reported two men possibly trying to break into a building.

11:35 p.m. — A caller at Broad and Bridge streets reported an altercation and an unconscious person. The caller said one person had nunchucks in his hands. Officers arrived and made an arrest.


4:24 p.m. — A caller on Broad Street, near Mill Street, reported an unoccupied transient camp.

— Alan Riquelmy

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