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Police blotter: Rain, lightning caused multiple problems


Grass Valley Police Department

Friday

9:24 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a man stole a diamond ring.

10:32 a.m. — A woman from Neal Street reported seeing suspicious vials of a white substance in a residence that resembled vials she saw on the “Criminal Minds” TV show last night.

2:05 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Whiting Street reported people involved in drug transactions.

2:07 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Idaho-Maryland Road reported the theft of yard materials.

2:39 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Taylorville Road reported two men and a woman fled without paying their $47 bill.

2:54 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported finding drugs, which were collected for destruction.

4:04 p.m. — A caller from the 2000 block of Ridge Road reported a person jumped out of a moving vehicle and needed medical attention.

7:23 p.m. — A caller from Neal and South School streets reported a man unconscious behind the wheel of a vehicle. He was passed out due to alcohol and was picked up by his wife.

9:40 p.m. — A caller from Condon Park reported juveniles lighting off firecrackers; another caller reported hearing a small explosion, then men yelling about a fire. No one was located.

Saturday

4:17 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Brighton Street reported 10 to 12 people creeping around a backyard. No one was located.

5:52 a.m. — A caller from Brighton and Hocking streets reported three men in black robbing a house.

9:18 a.m. — A caller from Dorsey Drive reported a man going through tools; a report was taken.

12:13 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of North School Street reported an attempted residential burglary.

12:52 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Colfax Avenue reported stolen property.

1:16 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Berryhill Drive reported a man starting a vegetation fire, who then fled. The fire was extinguished.

1:54 p.m. — A caller from Marshall Street reported two men digging through bushes, possibly looking for marijuana plants. They could not be located.

2:08 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Glenbrook Drive reported vandalism to a wall.

3:40 p.m. — A woman from the 1800 block of Nevada City Highway reported being hit by a vehicle; she did not need medical attention.

5:31 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Henderson Street reported a possible abused cat.

5:38 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Lloyd Street reported people doing drugs, who could not be located.

7:43 p.m. — A caller from Kidder Avenue reported five people doing drugs in the cemetery.

8:51 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported a woman lying in the bathtub of a room that was supposed to be empty. She was moving on.

9:04 p.m. — Multiple callers from Bennett Street reported numerous gunshots, possibly from a transient camp. No one was located.

Sunday

1:48 a.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Laurel Lane reported finding drug paraphernalia.

2:12 a.m. — A man from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a very loud explosion; he found an exploded aerosol can.

9:38 a.m. — A caller reported an assault victim from the 300 block of Sutton Way seeking treatment for a rib injury.

2:17 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Doris Drive reported an iguana or lizard, which was taken to Animal Control.

2:36 p.m. — A caller from the hospital reported an assault victim with the assault occurring in Condon Park.

4:57 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Taylorville Road reported a man looking in vehicles; he could not be located.

5:08 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported four or five gunshots.

8:38 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported two boys took a cart of groceries and left without paying.

11:43 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Glasson Way reported a man and a woman causing a disturbance in a hospital waiting room. The man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, possessing drug paraphernalia and violating probation.

Monday

2:13 a.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Woodcrest Way reported a man looking in her window.

10:08 a.,. — A caller from the 600 block of Whiting Street reported a blown transformer.

10:20 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Stacy Lane reported lightning hit a pole.

11:47 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Marshall Street reported lightning hit a tree and the tree was on fire.

11:49 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Washington Street reported finding drug paraphernalia, which was collected.

3:42 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a shoplifter in custody, who was cited.

7:10 p.m. — A woman from the 900 block of Sutton Way reported a two men tried to enter a locked business.

8:17 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man and a woman in an argument, with the woman yelling that she stole a vehicle for him.

8:19 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Dorsey Drive reported a woman pounding on a door, who was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possessing drug paraphernalia.

9:05 p.m. — A caller from Hocking Avenue reported a person in a tree with a rifle pointed at another person in a yard. At 1:52 a.m., the caller reported four people in a yard, two of whom were dead. A report was taken.

Tuesday

1:35 a.m. — A woman from the 300 block of Alta Street reported a man looking in her windows; no one was located.

NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Monday

8:54 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Cedar Way reported vandalism to a fence.

11:16 a.m. — A woman from the 11000 block of McCourtney Road reported a man had been drunk for a month and was causing a disturbance.

11:16 a.m. — A man from the 12000 block of Cement Hill Road reported he might have been struck by lightning, and went to the hospital.

11:39 a.m. — A caller from Ridge Road and Via Vista reported a lightning strike just blew up a transformer.

12:10 p.m. — A caller from Highway 174 and Laws Ranch Road reported heavy flooding.

1:09 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Greenhorn Road reported screens on a residence being tampered with.

2:03 p.m. — A caller from old Downieville Highway and Champion Road reported a tree down in the roadway.

3:39 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Ridge Road reported a power pole on fire.

4:42 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Brunswick Pines Road reported a vehicle with transients possibly scoping out a vacant residence; they were moving on.

8:47 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Rachel Lane reported a man assaulted a woman and broke out her vehicle window. A be-on-the-lookout advisory was issued.

NEVADA City Police Department

Friday

1:54 p.m. — A caller from Main Street reported a terminated employee making strange statements about rifles and stuffed animals.

5:30 p.m. — A caller from Zion and Sacramento streets reported a male driver was physically fighting with a woman in a vehicle and nearly caused a head-on collision.

Saturday

8:42 p.m. — A caller from Spring Street reported a man with a big belt was urinating in the doorway of a business; he could not be located.

Sunday

1:21 p.m. — A caller from Commercial Street reported the window was broken out of a vehicle.

3:15 p.m. — A caller from Broad Street reported a man with no pants on; he was sent home.

Monday

11:53 a.m. — A caller from South Pine Street reported a man caused a disturbance and left, breaking the door. A BOLO was issued.

1:36 p.m. — A caller from Nevada Street reported a tree down blocking the road; the debris was removed.

4:46 p.m. — A caller from Gold Flat Road reported a man a man walked through a back yard and jumped the fence; he had a pistol attached to his backpack.

— Liz Kellar


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