Nevada County Police blotter: Caller reports passengers sleeping at post office

Nevada County Police blotter: Caller reports passengers sleeping at post office



1:39 p.m. – A caller reported an assault victim with an injury to the North San Juan Post Office. A doctor called the police. The report was not related to domestic violence. The victim refused to speak to law enforcement or press charges.

1:52 p.m. – A caller on Swenson Ravine and Meyer Ravine roads reported the theft of tools and other items of $15,000 that occurred on March 1. The caller said the suspect was living overseas.

4:14 p.m. – A caller at Pine Hill Drive and Highway 174 reported that her 13-year-old, 6-foot, 230-pound son repeatedly hit her in the head. She bit him when he was on top of her to break free. The appellant took his son to his father and is no longer at the residence. The caller said no medical assistance was needed for the son’s bite.

4:39 p.m. – A caller at Ranch Road and Broken Oak Court reported a man, possibly transient and mentally unwell. The caller said the subject walked into a business saying he stole a vehicle to get to the scene. Subject was offered resources, which he declined.

7:46 p.m. – A caller at Chalk Bluff Road and Hatten Street reported receiving an alert from their security system. They saw on camera a dark Dodge Ram pickup and a white pickup truck with a man pushing through a lock on their gate. No one should have been there, and they had a recent robbery.

8:24 p.m. – Per CHP, a 50-car pile-up on Highway 20 and Excelsior Point Road was reported. The dispatcher said an assistant would be on the way when available. CHP called back and requested assistance from the Grass Valley Police Department.

10:02 p.m. — A call to 911 from Highway 49 and Reader Ranch Road reported a traffic accident with injuries. The caller said vehicles were blocking the roadway. The CHP asked the deputies to help.

11:16 p.m. – A caller on McCourtney and Metcalf roads reported he had a broken nose from an assault and a swollen head after being punched multiple times, and sought medical attention. The caller knows the suspect, but declined to provide further information. The caller said he drove the people home to a nearby location which he did not disclose and was assaulted by one of his passengers.


1:40 a.m. – A caller from Cerrito Road and Highway 49 reported a woman bleeding from the mouth and believed the suspect was still at the scene. Per caller, two women were heard screaming.

5:43 a.m. – A caller on Magnolia and Retherford roads reported that a landlord had tried to wrongfully evict him with a fake eviction notice, and they threatened to change the door codes to lock it. The dispatcher briefed her on the options.


4:09 a.m. – A caller at Oscar Drive and Lawerence Way reported that a man wearing a hoodie knocked on his door and tripped on the caller’s porch steps. He continued to stroll, looking into one of the appellant’s vehicles, then attempted to enter one of the vehicles in the driveway. On the second call, the subject was tapping on the window of a vehicle. The caller stated that the subject did not appear to be well.

12:15 p.m. – A 911 caller from Carey Drive reported that her friend was trying to retrieve items from a boyfriend. The caller said the subject was furious and threatening to shoot them. The caller did not see a firearm, but knows he has weapons. The caller was advised to leave the property and wait on the street for law enforcement while a man and woman argued verbally.

1:54 p.m. – A 911 caller from Honeysuckle Way said a woman walked through her property from the woods to North Bloomfield Road, holding a knife, and she told the caller she had to get away because some people had warned they would call the cops on her. The caller said she put the knife away.



4:22 a.m. – A caller from Coyote Street reported passers-by sleeping in the post office lobby, making a mess and lifting cigarettes into the building. The caller said they left when he confronted them, but one of them came back and was sleeping in the hall. The caller is angry because he had to clean up after them.


6:34 p.m. – A 911 CHP transfer call from Highway 49/20 reported a black Dodge Charger driving recklessly, swerving and breaking erratically.

6:55 p.m. – A 911 CHP transfer call from Highway 49/20 reported a lifted white Dodge truck driving recklessly and swerving.

7:04 p.m. – A caller in Helling Way reported that the door to the community hall was unsecured.

—William Roller