Police Blotter: Burning tree, a cow in a fence and skin-eating air
October 5, 2012
Grass Valley Police Department
Friday — 76 calls for service
10:15 a.m. — A caller on the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported a vandalism of his vehicle. The caller suspects a transient who had reportedly twice knocked on the caller's door the previous night and was denied requests for cigarettes.
5:30 p.m. — A caller on the 700 block of South Auburn Street reported a water main leak.
Saturday — 95 calls for service
2:42 a.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported a tree on fire.
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7:14 a.m. — A caller on the 1400 block of Segsworth Way reported a vehicular vandalism.
10:20 a.m. — A caller at a hospitality business on the 100 block of Bank Street reported a break in of a camper.
10:39 a.m. — A caller on the 600 block of Easkaton Circle reported the theft of a bicycle.
2:01 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported that a man, who mistook the caller for someone else, assaulted the caller.
3:58 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Dorsey Drive reported a naked man walking through a complex.
7:13 p.m. — A caller at a convenience store on the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported the theft of alcohol and tobacco products.
8:33 p.m. — A caller on the 300 block of North Church street reported three teenage girls jumped a fence and stole medical marijuana from a property.
1:16 a.m. — A caller at a bar on the 100 block of West Main Street, who was described as sounding intoxicated, accused a bartender of stealing from the caller.
2:22 a.m. — A caller near a charitable organization reported multiple subjects in the act of a robbery.
Friday — 103 calls for service
5:16 p.m. — A caller on the Taylorville Road reported a vehicle dumping six bags of trash on the side of the road. Mail in the trash indicated the dumper's identity.
6:39 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of McCourtney and Metcalf roads reported a cow caught in a fence.
7:18 p.m. — A caller on the South Yuba River near Purdon's Crossing reported people building a large fire during a high fire hazard warning.
9:20 p.m. — A caller on the 11200 block of Manhatten Mine Lane reported returning home to find evidence of someone in his residence. Caller later reported food missing.
Saturday – 109 calls for service
9:03 a.m. — A caller on the 13700 block of Raccoon Mountain Road reported a man, with a deer rifle, hiding in the brush on the back side of the caller's property. Caller was concerned over a possible illegal marijuana grow operation in the area.
1:08 p.m. — A caller on the 15800 block of Mount Oliver Road reported a suspicious woman who had approached the caller's children. When confronted, the woman claimed to want to save the children and referenced the Dalai Lama, the caller said.
7:26 p.m. — A caller on the 10400 block of Quail Creek Road reported something in the air is eating her skin and making her sick. The caller said that the air is thick.
Nevada City Police Department
Friday — 13 calls for service
6:32 p.m. — A caller near the intersection of Spring and South Pine streets reported four subjects smoking in front of the Powell House. Smoking on public property is prohibited in downtown Nevada City.
10:18 p.m. — A caller on the 300 block of Broad Street reported loud music coming from a bar. A second complaint was made at 10:40 p.m.
10:26 p.m. — A caller on the 700 block of Lindley Avenue reported being assaulted.
Saturday — 22 calls for service
10:11 a.m. — A caller near the intersection of Broad Street and North Pine Street reported several people refusing to comply with the smoking prohibition ordinance.
7:26 a.m. — A caller at a business on the 800 block of Zion Street reported being assaulted by a man.
12:02 a.m. — A caller on the 400 block of Nimrod Street reported an assault that occurred in Pioneer Park.
10:30 a.m. — A caller at a business on the 100 block of Argall Way reported the theft of a pressure washer.
— Christopher Rosacker
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