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April 25, 2013
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P{olice blotter: Man thinks he's MacArthur, full moon flip-out

Grass Valley Police Department


7:25 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Pine Street reported a 10-year-old boy missing. He was reported to be near Safeway, then near the freeway, before being located at school.

7:36 a.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Vistamont Drive reported vandalism to a vehicle, with sharp metal being left under a tire. She said this has been an ongoing issue.

9:34 a.m. — A woman from the 400 block of Butler Street reported a baby squirrel trapped in her residence, which was released.

10:54 a.m. — A caller form the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported a man living behind a dumpster and defecating in the area.

11:59 a.m. — A caller from Hennessy School reported someone threatened a student.

2:35 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Pine Street reported a possible fraud to a checking account.

2:51 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a man acting bizarre, who thinks he is General MacArthur.

3:15 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of a newspaper dispenser.

5:05 p.m. — A caller from Celesta Drive reported a girl was trashing a house.

6:22 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of South Church Street reported a man was trying to detain a girl who was trying to run away. She was allegedly extremely drunk and was transported to the hospital, where she fought with a deputy. She was medically cleared and eventually cited and released back to her father.

7:06 p.m. — A caller from Hughes Road and Lidster Avenue reported three juveniles on go-carts and minibikes without helmets. They could not be located.

8:48 p.m. — A woman from the 200 block of North School Street reported a boy was high on drugs and ran away after a confrontation. A be-on-the-lookout advisory was issued.


12:47 a.m. — A caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a highly intoxicated woman, who was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.

1:46 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Maryland Drive reported an assault; the victim declined a report.

4:59 a.m. — A man from the 100 block of Neal Street reported being surrounded, then hung up. No one was located.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:57 a.m. — A caller from Penn Valley Drive and Spenceville Road reported the theft of chainsaw.

9:07 a.m. — A caller from Alta Sierra Drive and Ball Road reported a very young boy wandering around; CPS was contacted.

9:24 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Torrey Pines Drive reported identity theft.

9:51 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Tammy Way reported arson; a report was taken.

3:37 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Norlene Way reported vandalism to a bank-owned property, with paint thrown on the exterior.

4:31 p.m. — A woman from the 21000 block of McDaniel Way reported a residential break-in.

6:22 p.m. — A woman from the 10000 block of East Drive reported a man was flipping out, screaming, throwing and breaking items. She said there was no drinking or drugs, he flips out every time there is a full moon.

7:29 p.m. — A caller from McCourtney Road reported several groups of people smoking pot near Lions Lake.

7:43 p.m. — A caller from Lake of the Pines reported hearing gun shots.

7:58 p.m. — A woman reported being unable to find a man who had gone to Edwards Crossing with her. He was last seen at about 6:30 p.m. He was located at 10; he had returned home.

10:04 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of China Flat Road reported smelling smoke.

10:29 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Broken Oak Court reported hearing gun shots. It was quiet when deputies arrived.

10:36 p.m. — A man from the 10000 block of Adam Avenue reported finding a person in his truck. The man was arrested don suspicion of petty theft, tampering with a vehicle and violating probation.


3:38 a.m. — A woman from Aragon Way reported someone was in her home; nothing was located.

4:47 a.m. — A woman from the 11000 block of Tammy Way reported someone rang her doorbell, then left.

Nevada City Police Department


8:51 a.m. — A theft was reported on Lower Grass Valley Road.

3:15 p.m. — A caller from Coyote Street reported a theft.

— Liz Kellar

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