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June 18, 2013
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Police blotter: Shooting lasers and Satan-lovers

Grass Valley Police Department


7:54 a.m. — A caller from Old Tunnel Road reported a man and a woman in a physical fight, with stuff strewn about.

10:01 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Manor Drive reported the theft of $300.

12:35 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Packard Drive reported a woman was hit by her husband, who also vandalized her car.

2:37 p.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a panhandler trying to sell drugs. He was gone when an officer arrived.

3:10 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a man lying in the parking lot; he had tried to buy alcohol, but employees refused to sell to him.

6:58 p.m. — A caller from Dow Alexander Park reported a man had been passed out in the grass, then urinated in the bushes before leaving.

9:16 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Bennett Street reported transients setting up tents and making lots of noise. They were cleaning up and moving on.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:33 a.m. — A caller from Cal Fire reported going to a vehicle fire at Maiden and Sweetwater, and the vehicle had its license plates and VIN numbers removed, and the parking brakes had been cut.

8:51 a.m. — A caller from Western Gateway Park reported a man stealing recyclables out of bins; he had been smoking marijuana the day before.

9:58 a.m. — A caller from Chicago Park School reported tagging.

10:48 a.m. — A caller from the 23000 block of La Costa Curt reported two raccoons stuck in a deck.

10:49 a.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Jones Bar Road reported a sick or dying fox in her residence; it was dispatched.

11:19 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Lasso Loop reported a scam phone call.

12:35 p.m. — A caller from Retrac Way and Digger Pines Circle reported finding two skinned dogs with their heads and feet missing. A report was taken.

12:49 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Meadow Drive reported identity theft.

1:14 p.m. — A man from Brooks Road reported not having enough money to get himself to jail, where he was supposed to turn himself in. He was arrested on a warrant and on suspicion of disobeying a court order.

1:33 p.m. — A man from Oak and Mountain Air drives reported hitting a power pole, which was blocking the road.

2:01 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Stoddard Estates Lane reported a possible burglary of a vacant residence.

2:09 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Red Dog Road reported the theft of a gold ring with a dragon carving.

2:18 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Woodstock Drive reported an attempted scam.

5:22 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Norlene Way reported the theft of a political sign from a back yard.

6:34 p.m. — A caller from the South Yuba campground reported illegal campers. They were waiting for fuel.

8:05 p.m. — A man from Cerrito Road and Highway 49 reported a woman might have broken into his RV.

8:58 p.m. — A man from Wet Hill Road reported for the last 35 years, people have been shooting lasers at him and abusing animals. He wanted help in catching the bad guys. At 10:02 p.m., he reported the Rood Center was compromised by lasers; he then called again but said he had dialed by mistake.

9:04 p.m. — A caller from the 21000 block of Blossom Court reported hearing two pistol shots.

Nevada City Police Department


9:54 a.m. — A caller from Drummond Street reported a burglary to a vehicle.

5:51 p.m. — A man from Nimrod Street reported a man just yelled “Satan loves you” at him, and now was hiding. The situation was mediated.

6:35 p.m. — A man from Broad Street reported several people barged into his hotel room. A caller from the front desk reported hearing yelling and slapping. A woman was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public and providing a false ID.


4:40 a.m. — A man from Broad Street reported someone looked in the window of his room, and tried to open it.

— Liz Kellar

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