Nevada County police blotter: Caller reports woman painting witchcraft symbols on burned house

10:19 am – A caller from the 600 block on Freeman Lane reported that she was physically assaulted by a man who knocked her to the ground. The man, who wore curly brown hair, green shorts and a backpack, fled the scene before the police arrived.

1:23 p.m. – A caller from a store on 100 block of Neal Street reported that his wallet had been stolen. The thief then used the victim’s credit card at a nearby store.

2:14 p.m. – A caller near the intersection of Sutton Way and Brunswick Road reported a man with braces on his neck jumping on vehicles near a commercial parking lot. The man later threw an alcoholic drink on the caller’s vehicle.

4:27 p.m. – A caller from block 100 on West McKnight Way reported a man looking into people’s cars and walking into oncoming traffic.

6:30 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block on Bank Street near Dow Alexander Park told of a man who was suspicious of the park, hiding behind trees, and looking into bushes.

7:57 p.m. – A caller from the 900 block on Allison Ranch Road reported two suspicious people rummaging in a black BMW.

10:44 p.m. – A caller from an apartment complex on the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported that someone had tried to break into her home. The caller added that she believes the person was one of her neighbors and that she has dealt with ongoing theft problems in her neighborhood.


12:56 p.m. – A caller from Magnolia Road reported that a suspicious vehicle was following the caller’s daughter down the driveway.

2:57 p.m. – A caller near the intersection of Park View and Butte View drives reported seeing a woman loitering on a previously burned house painting witch symbols. The owner has been contacted and declined to bring charges of trespassing.

3:34 p.m. – A caller near Highway 49 and Milhous Drive reported seeing an outlier in the area. The runaway, whom the teenage caller referred to as a boy, was later brought back to his school by campus staff.

10:27 p.m. – A caller from Jayhawk Drive near the intersection of Falcon Loop and Warbler Way reported that a young girl had called her house and threatened to beat up the caller’s daughter.

– Stephen Wyer

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