Nevada City Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Nevada City, CA or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Friday | via The Union
Two black men were recently killed by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota. One or both of those deaths may have been unjustified. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Union
A Nevada City man arrested in April after reportedly being pulled over with heroin, cocaine and more than 100 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle took a plea agreement in court, and is set to be sentenced Aug. 12. Detectives from the Nevada County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force were conducting surveillance at the Combie Chevron when they saw Timothy Matthew Gower pull in. They reportedly were aware that he had an active Nevada County felony warrant for his arrest, for violating probation from a previous conviction for the possession of heroin for sale. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Union
Nevada County law enforcement attend a special meeting called by Nevada City Council to discuss the backlash created by Council member Reinette Senum's comments on Facebook. Council member Reinette Senum gives her statement to the public during a special meeting called by the Nevada City Council Wednesday evening. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via Courthouse News Service
A California city councilwoman is the target of strident criticism after making public comments that appeared to lay the blame for the Dallas Police shooting on police. "This was completely incited by America's police force," Senum wrote on her Facebook page the morning of July 8, the morning after a lone gunman killed five Dallas police officers and wounded eight others. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via Los Angeles Times
A councilwoman in Northern California issued an apology over the weekend after she was criticized for saying the ambush of Dallas law enforcement officers last week was "completely incited by America's police force." In a Facebook post Friday, Nevada City, Calif., Councilwoman Reinette Senum blamed the shooting on police "directives to go out there and kill." Comment?
Sunday Jul 10 | via Dallas Morning News
FBI investigators on scene collecting evidence from the Thursday night shooting killing 5 officers and injuring another 7 at the cross section of Lamar St. and Main St. on July 9 in Dallas. A California city councilwoman is being called to resign after a Facebook post she published in response to five Dallas officers being killed Thursday night in downtown Dallas. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via The Union
11:13 a.m. - A caller from the 100 block of Arcadia Drive reported the theft of firearms and other items from a residence. 11:27 a.m. - A caller from the 400 block of Henderson Street reported finding a possible can of tear gas. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Knco radio
The Nevada County Sheriff's Department is continuing to investigate what they are calling a 'person of interest' in the death of a Grass Valley man. Sheriff Keith Royal says following the interview, the 26 year-old Bancroft was arrested on an unrelated robbery charge stemming from an incident that happened days before in Auburn. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via The Union
A Grass Valley man charged with a slew of offenses allegedly racked up during a four-month-long crime spree has taken a plea agreement in return for a potential sentence of seven years, eight months in state prison. Michael Heller has been in county jail with bail currently set at $300,000 bail since his August 2015 arrest by the Grass Valley/Nevada City Joint Investigation Team, in cooperation with the Nevada County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit on charges involving two vehicle pursuits, two vehicle thefts, operating a chop shop, being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, criminal conspiracy, and possession/distribution of stolen property. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via The Union
He was gone when an officer arrived. 12:46 p.m. - A caller from the 800 block of Doris Drive reported a man and a woman in a mutual physical fight. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via Knco radio
An autopsy has been completed on a body that was found in the front yard of a home in the 16-thousand block of Countrywood Lane just outside of Nevada City. The couple who lives at the property returned home and noticed an odor which they thought was a dead animal. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via The Union
A woman driving a Honda reported to have been stolen rolled the car and ended up in the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a pursuit that crossed county lines. A woman from the 700 block of Zion Street in Nevada City called 911 a little after 4 p.m. to report the theft of a 1998 Honda Civic. Comment?
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