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Police Blotter: An out-of-control customer at Save Mart makes sounds like a monkey

POLICE BLOTTER

GRASS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Friday

7:17 a.m.— A caller from Save Mart on Nevada City Highway reported an out-of-control customer pushing a cart around the store, yelling and making sounds like a monkey.

10:35 a.m. — A caller from Wendy Circle reported a theft of CDs from a storage shed.

12:08 p.m. — A caller from Wendy Circle reported a theft of financial papers.

4:09 p.m. — A caller from East Main Street reported a man was trying to break into a grayish green Subaru with a coat hanger.

5:27 p.m. — Possible minor injuries reported in a two-car accident between a Gold Honda Accord and a Silver Lexus SUV at southbound 49/20 Highway and Brunswick Road.

5:54 p.m. — A caller at Grass Valley Grocery Outlet on Sutton Way reported all her tires were slashed.

7:24 p.m. — A caller from the Book Seller on Mill Street reported a male customer harassing staff, complaining about not receiving a book that was ordered for him.

8:42 p.m. — A security guard at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital on Glasson Way reported a possible theft of a credit card or cash from a patient. The nursing supervisor called back at 1 a.m. Saturday to say that all previously reported stolen items were found in a restroom.

Saturday

12:26 a.m.—A caller at Raley’s on Freeman Lane reported an employee in custody in the store security office for alleged theft.

3:59 a.m.—A calller on Woodcrest Way reported a scorched smell at his home. The call was transferred to Cal Fire.

9:25 a.m.—A caller on Juan Way reported a license plate was stolen from a car.

10:33 a.m.—A caller at Margaritas Restaurant on Plaza Drive reported a transient was asleep and blocking the back door entrance of the restaurant.

4:48 p.m.—A caller on North Auburn Street at Richardson reported a man hitting a woman in a silver Buick four-door sedan, with another man standing outside the vehicle. One of the man held the woman’s red purse.

6:48 p.m.—A caller at the Safeway on Neal Street reported a disturbance outside the store involving his ex’s boyfriend.

NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Friday

10:25 a.m. — A solo car accident was reported on the Highway 49 ramp and Little Valley Road. A gold sedan was down an embankment with its lights on. CHP took over the accident, reported the female driver was uninjured and that there was property damage only. CHP said the woman had trouble seeing the turn.

10:40 a.m. — A caller on DoLittle Road reported a theft of a firearm.

11:19 a.m. — Multiple callers from Birchville Road and Pleasant Valley Road reported a fire caused by a downed power line. The call was transferred to Cal Fire.

1:27 p.m. — A caller from Baker Downs at Devonshire Court reported possible mail thefts in the area.

4:01 p.m. — A caller from Cedar Way reported a theft of a gray road bicycle with gray tape on the handlebars and an aerodynamic frame.

4:32 p.m. — A caller from Lower Colfax Road at Laws Ranch Crossing Road reported a tree down over the roadway. The call was transferred to CHP and DOT.

6:08 p.m. — A caller from James Lane reported a juvenile runaway. A BOLO alert was issued.

6:30 p.m. — A caller on Table Meadow Road reported a tree down on power lines, sparking flames. The call was transferred to Cal Fire.

10:42 p.m. — A caller at Mountainview Care Home on Sierra Drive reported loud noises outside the home.

Saturday

2:25 a.m.—A caller on Alta Sierra Drive at Little Valley Road reported a truck flipped over on its side, unoccupied, with a smell of gas around it. The call was referred to CDF.

10:44 a.m.—A caller on Kingston Avenue reported finding an abandoned golf cart behind Magnolia School. No one was found in the immediate area.

10:50 a.m.—A caller on Chateau Court reported that someone siphoned water from a storage tank.

11:32 a.m.—A caller from Bonanza Way and Rough & Ready Highway reported a white Volvo was blocking the roadway and was stuck in a ditch after suffering damage in an accident. The call was transferred to CHP.

1:42 p.m.—A caller from Penn Valley Road reported a road washed out by the creek at Lake Wildwood Drive and Jughawk Drive.

6:37 p.m.—A CHP officer at Valley Oak Court and Easy Street reported a golden Labrador retriever was hit by a car and was lying near a bike trail, unable to move. A citizen volunteered to take the dog overnight and contact Animal Control in the morning.

6:44 p.m.—A caller at Oak Tree Road and Tyler Foote Road reported a man lying in the ditch one-quarter to one-half mile north of Mother Truckers on Oak Tree Road. Officers checked the area but could not find the man.

—Keri Brenner


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