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Police blotter: Gypsy panhandler, aggressive turkey prompt 911 calls (1)

April 19, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 8:48 a.m. — A man from South Church and Walsh streets reported a person stole his watch; the property was returned. 9:11 a.m. — A …

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Couple facing multiple animal cruelty charges (2)

April 18, 2014 — 

A judge held a local couple to answer on animal cruelty charges after a preliminary hearing into the evidence against them Tuesday. One count, of failure to care for an …

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Anti-drone demonstrator found not guilty (3)

April 18, 2014 — 

A federal judge on Wednesday, after a half-day bench trial without a jury, found an anti-drone protestor from Nevada County not guilty of trespassing at a demonstration at Beale Air …

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Police blotter: IRS, PG&E scammers reported (4)

April 17, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 3:19 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported finding a pouch with marijuana and needles. 3:38 p.m. — A caller …

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Police blotter: Woman reports nanotechnology in stomach causing problems (5)

April 16, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday 10:21 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Old Tunnel Road reported possible mail fraud. 10:53 a.m. — A caller from the 700 …

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Police blotter: Alpacas always on the lam (6)

April 15, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Monday 9:16 a.m. — A man requested contact in regard to his daughter stealing. 9:45 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Main …

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Grass Valley man arrested in connection with car theft (7)

April 15, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police officers didn’t have to waste a lot of time searching for a stolen vehicle, tracking down the car and a suspect within 24 hours. The theft of …

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Alleged Penn Valley meth dealer facing federal indictment (8)

April 15, 2014 — 

A Penn Valley woman arrested on several occasions last year now is facing federal charges on the most recent of those cases, stemming from a November methamphetamine bust. A criminal …

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Fatal beating on Banner Mountain remains under investigation (10)

April 15, 2014 — 

Nevada County Sheriff’s detectives, with the help of the state Department of Justice, worked into the night Tuesday investigating the fatal beating of a Nevada City man that occurred the …

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Police blotter: Street sweeping disturbing man’s peace (11)

April 14, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 6:44 a.m. — A man from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported that street sweeping was disturbing his peace. 7:23 a.m. — A …

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Police blotter: Bears and beehives (12)

April 14, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Friday 9:13 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Sutton Way reported a burglary to a cabover camper. 10:02 a.m. — A caller from …

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Police blotter: Woman reports death threats, trumpet playing (13)

April 11, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 10:12 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Gates Place requested extra patrols for drug activity, people lying around on the asphalt and …

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Probation search leads to two arrests (14)

April 11, 2014 — 

Members of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force conducted a probation search Wednesday of a man on post-release community supervision and ended up arresting him and another man on …

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Police blotter: Assault reportedly threatened over watching cartoons (15)

April 11, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 8:52 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Church Street reported a man tearing apart a planter box and yelling. He was …

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Probation arrests reflect Nevada County court ‘revolving door’ (16)

April 10, 2014 — 

Narcotics detectives conducting a probation search Wednesday morning ended up arresting five people — one of whom had failed to appear in court on five separate occasions over the last …

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Police blotter: Late-night talker disturbing roommate’s sleep (17)

April 9, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday 9:21 a.m. — A man reported the theft of a license plate from his vehicle. 1:56 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of …

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Jury returns verdict in Hodges attempted murder case (18)

April 9, 2014 — 

A jury of seven men and five women opted against finding Eric Hodges guilty of the attempted murder of his aunt and uncle. Instead, they found him guilty of one …

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Police blotter: Woman careens across golf course in truck (19)

April 9, 2014 — 

Grass Valley Police Department Monday 7:31 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Whispering Pines Lane reported the theft of gas. 7:53 a.m. — A man from the …

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Weekend of fights in downtown Nevada City keeps cops hopping (20)

April 8, 2014 — 

A number of fights kept Nevada City Police officers busy through the weekend, including one between a man allegedly under the influence of hallucinogenic mushrooms and two officers checking on …

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