Nevada County police blotter: ’Really drunk’ man wants ride to hospital, goes to jail instead
Grass Valley Police Department
1:53 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 900 block of Golden Gate Terrace reported a man and woman trespassing, with one of the security cameras having been dismantled. The man and woman both were arrested on suspicion of trespassing.
6:03 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man tried to push his way inside before the store was open, and then threw tables around outside before leaving.
8:28 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported two men broke into vehicles in the lot the night before.
11:50 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Cornish Court reported a phone scam.
1:48 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of Old Tunnel Road reported a man drove by in a vehicle and was yelling, “Sunday, it’s on Sunday, prepare yourself.” Extra patrols were requested.
4:44 p.m. — A woman from Highway 20 and Brighton Street reported a car rammed her vehicle from behind and then took off.
7:35 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported 150 to 200 young adults “burning out” in vehicles. All the vehicles were parked when an officer arrived. At 8:30 p.m., a caller reported about 25 people “drifting” in Hondas and Acuras. The caller was appalled and concerned someone was going to get hurt. It was shut down for the night. At 8:35 p.m., a reckless driver in a Honda failed to yield and a pursuit was subsequently discontinued.
9:43 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported the theft of a mountain bike.
12:14 a.m. — A man at a business in the 900 block of Sutton Way reported people trying to fight him, with someone throwing a glass beer bottle at him.
6:59 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Alta Street made a fraud report.
9:06 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Eureka Street reported the theft of a Tacoma truck.
11:11 a.m. — A man from Freeman Lane and Allison Ranch Road reported he was just sprayed with “bear mace.” He then began following the suspect’s vehicle. A woman then called to report she was driving on the McKnight Way overpass when her vehicle was hit with overspray from the bear mace. A report was taken.
12:28 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Packard Drive reported a woman was trying to break into a residence and broke a window.
12:52 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Boundy Court reported a Craigslist rental scam.
7:34 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a woman left with a bag of groceries she had not paid for. She then “tussled” with an employee who tried to stop her.
7:56 p.m. — A man from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported he was really drunk and wanted a ride to the hospital. He was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
10:42 p.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a man she doesn’t know was banging on the door, then left six roses and a note that said, “A rose for each day that you have left.” A report was taken.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:25 a.m. — A caller from Hilaire Road reported identity theft.
9:26 a.m. — A caller from Mayflower Drive and Banner Lava Cap Road reported all the mailboxes had been tampered with.
9:48 a.m. — A caller from Brewer and Wolf Creek roads reported vandalism to a mailbox and mail theft.
12:29 p.m. — A caller from Duggans and Wolf roads reported missing sheep and goats.
12:46 p.m. — A caller from Ash Road reported an unattended burn pile. The fire department had put it out.
1:47 p.m. — A woman from Beauview Road reported having been bitten by a neighbor’s dog.
5:20 p.m. — A caller from Mooney Flat Road reported 10 cows in the road, heading for Highway 20.
Nevada City Police Department
12:03 a.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Sacramento Street reported a pedestrian on the center median. A man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
9:07 a.m. — A caller from Uren Street reported a man and woman in a vehicle prowling on private property and looking into vehicles.
— Liz Kellar
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
Did the 73-year-old Vietnam veteran brutally beat his wife “in a drunken rage,” killing her, as prosecutor Cambria Lisonbee told the jury?