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Police blotter: Nov. 14, 2012 - Rex Reservoir campfire explosions


Grass Valley

Police Department

Monday

8:24 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of West Main Street reported a man sneaks into the business, uses the bathroom and makes a mess. He was advised not to return or face arrest.

9 a.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported the theft of a vehicle. A be-on-the-lookout advisory was issued. At 12:49 p.m., a man reported a person returned the stolen vehicle, but struck him in the face. He did not need medical attention.

9:32 a.m. — A caller from Bank and Mill streets reported the theft of a computer and $15,000 from a vehicle last night.

10:21 a.m. — A man from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported his vehicles’ tires were slashed.

10:34 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 1300 block of East Main Street reported a security camera had been stolen from the outside of the building.

10:35 a.m. — A caller reported a possible physical fight in the 600 block of Kate Hayes Street. A
juvenile reported a fight with his brother.

11:35 a.m. — A caller from Eskaton Circle and Ridge Road reported a burglary to a vehicle, with a GPS, CD player and package stolen.

12:54 p.m. — A caller from Mill Street reported a man smoking marijuana, with customers complaining about the odor. He was gone when officers arrived.

3:33 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a woman smoking marijuana while holding a 2-year-old.

4:54 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a man urinating on a building.

4:57 p.m. — A woman from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported a woman attacked her vehicle in the police department parking lot, possibly a road rage issue. No damage was found.

5:03 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported a drug deal in progress; no one was located.

6:10 p.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported a physical fight; she was uninjured.

11:24 p.m. — A caller from the hospital reported a woman sought treatment for injuries sustained when she jumped out of a vehicle on Brunswick Road during an argument.

Tuesday

3:15 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of West Main Street reported someone knocking over all the garbage cans in the area.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office

Monday

8:17 a.m. — A woman from the 12000 block of Golden Trout Way reported a buck tangled in a chain. It had the chain on its antler, but was mobile.

8:45 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of River Ranch Road reported an animal in a trap. It was a fox and was released.

11:58 a.m. — A man from Rex Reservoir Road and Rough and Ready Highway reported that someone planted explosives near where he commonly builds a campfire; when he made a fire last night, explosions went off from something buried in the ground. He was not injured. Two carbon dioxide cartridges had been buried in the ash and went off when he started his fire. He had been trespassing on private property and said he would not return.

12:26 p.m. — A woman from
the 17000 block of Cherry Creek Road reported former tenants
stole her dog, a Jack Russell and pug mix.

3:09 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Auburn Road reported the theft of a chainsaw from an unlocked garage.

8:05 p.m. — A woman from the 16000 block of David Way reported someone had been in her back yard.

9:54 p.m. — A caller from Quaker Hill Cross and Crystal Wells roads reported hearing a loud boom.

11:23 p.m. — A caller from Banner Lava Cap and Pittsburg Mine roads reported a boulder in the middle of the road, which the caller hit.

Tuesday

12:48 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Mica Court reported a man causing a disturbance and attacking his son, and threatening to slit a woman’s throat. He was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest.

3:49 a.m. — A caller from Indian Springs Road and Penn Valley Drive reported three horses in the road.

Nevada City

Police Department

Monday

2:23 p.m. — A caller from Alexander and Main streets reported juveniles smoking marijuana.

11:12 p.m. — A woman from the 900 block of Gold Flat Road reported hearing someone outside her window.

— Liz Kellar



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