Police blotter: Counterfeit bills and cyanide burgers
March 20, 2013
Grass Valley Police Department
7:28 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Olympia Park Road reported receiving counterfeit money.
9:35 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Bank Street reported finding drugs.
9:49 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Doris Drive reported a possible burglary in progress, with a woman trying to get in through a window. Someone let her in the residence.
12:23 p.m. — A bartender in the 100 block of Mill Street was contacted regarding smoking complaints, and was advised to remove an ashtray from in front of the door; three people were warned about violating the smoking ordinance.
1:19 p.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Dorsey Drive reported the theft of a Honda Civic. The vehicle was located. At 7:20 p.m. Sunday, she reported the vehicle had been stolen again.
3:03 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Main Street reported a theft; the suspect could not be located.
3:29 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported graffiti on a gate.
4:10 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of East Main Street reported the theft of gas with the suspect fleeing the scene.
4:46 p.m. — A caller from Lidster Avenue reported a man driving a motorcycle with a small girl on the front, with neither wearing helmets. They were contacted and he was counseled.
5:03 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of North Church Street reported a theft.
5:50 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man shoplifted and fled after a physical confrontation with security.
6:08 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South Church Street reported the theft of a purse a few days ago.
6:14 p.m. — Two were cited at Union Square on suspicion of smoking.
7:39 p.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported receiving five counterfeit $20 bills.
8:11 p.m. — Multiple callers from the 700 block of Butler Street reported a power line down with lines arcing.
8:39 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a shoplifter, who was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
9:16 p.m. — Several callers from North Church Street reported hearing gunshots.
9:29 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East Main Street reported a driver in a vehicle containing large amounts of marijuana.
10:22 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a fight between a man and his daughter's two boyfriends. The father had locked everyone out; he was angry that his daughter was pregnant. The situation was mediated.
12:44 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Dorsey Drive reported a physical fight between two men and a woman.
1:34 a.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Mallard Drive reported someone rang her doorbell and tried the front door before leaving.
3:15 a.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of a 18-pack of beer.
7:19 a.m. — A caller from Condon Park reported graffiti.
6:43 p.m. — A caller from Skewes Lane reported a four-wheeler wreck with a head injury.
7:26 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported a physical fight, with a man pushing a woman. It was a verbal argument.
10:07 p.m. — A caller from Freeman Lane reported a man who had been in a business bathroom for a long time, then asked for a cyanide burger. He was gone when officers arrived.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
11 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Hidden Valley Road reported a neighbor had been shooting a rifle all morning; the shooting ordinance was explained.
11:04 a.m. — A caller from Magnolia School reported people skateboarding and trespassing.
11:36 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Mystic Mine Road reported the theft of a wallet from an unlocked vehicle.
1:28 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Scott Way reported the theft of chairs.
1:44 p.m. — A caller from Anchor Lane and Greenhorn Road reported a woman asking people for cigarettes, who was gone when deputies arrived.
1:51 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Scott Way reported the theft of solar lights.
3:51 p.m. — A caller from the 20000 block of Banner Quaker Hill Road reported a burglary to a shipping container, with chainsaws, hiking gear and fuel stolen.
4:20 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Cedarsong Road reported a person trying to poach wild turkeys.
4:57 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Carriage Road reported mail stolen from a community mailbox.
5:13 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Cameo Drive reported vandalism to community mailboxes.
6:04 p.m. — A caller from Rollins Lake reported possibly seeing a man fall from a cliff to the right of the dam. The CHP helicopter was sent up, but no one was found and there were no witnesses.
7:15 p.m. — A man from the 11000 block of North Ponderosa Way reported his neighbor's dogs keep getting loose and try to attack his animals.
Nevada City Police Department
2:46 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Argall Way reported the theft of a window.
3:31 p.m. — A caller from Alexander Street reported three or four cussing juveniles.
5:40 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Clay Street reported a red Corvette driving up and down the street at high rates of speed.
8:20 p.m. — A caller from Lindley Street reported a physical fight; no one was located.
12:12 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Zion Street reported six to eight people being loud. They agreed to quiet down.
— Liz Kellar
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