Police blotter: Defamatory posters, death threats via email
April 23, 2013
Grass Valley Police Department
7:46 a.m. — A caller from Bennett and Ophir streets reported two men sleeping in a vehicle who leave trash all over the place.
8:24 a.m. — A caller from the 2400 block of Ridge Road reported a dog that had been howling for days.
8:37 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Murphy Street reported hearing a loud boom, with the power going out. Fire was on scene.
9:13 a.m. — A man from the 100 block of West Main Street reported transients set a fire and damaged a wall.
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11:14 a.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported an extremely drunk man loitering in front of a business; he was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
1:04 p.m. — A caller reported online identity theft.
1:13 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of West Main Street reported a juvenile threw a rock through a window. The juvenile was arrested on unknown charges.
2:45 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Buena Vista Street reported possible drug activity.
4:27 p.m. — A man reported there were posters all over downtown with his picture on them, telling merchants not to sell to him.
11:16 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Maryland Drive reported a person yelling for help for an hour; no one was located.
1:53 a.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Maryland Drive reported her mother and her boyfriend were giving her a hard time.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
9:24 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Partridge Drive reported three chows running loose; they attacked a goat last summer.
12:42 p.m. — A man from Banner Quaker Hill Road reported receiving an email that said a person had been paid $30,000 to terminate his life.
1 p.m. — A man from the 12000 block of Nottingham Lane reported a neighbor shot and killed his cat.
1:47 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Chattering Pines Lane reported missing handguns.
2:10 p.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Auburn Road reported a man would not let her leave a residence; he then left.
2:19 p.m. — A man from the 10000 block of Lowell Hill Road reported a burglary and the theft of a vehicle.
6:31 p.m. — A caller from North Bloomfield-Graniteville Road and Pebble Place reported a woman screaming; it was children playing.
8:15 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Greenhorn Road reported trucks with men yelling and cussing, as well as shots fired.
10:46 p.m. — A caller from Tyler-Foote Crossing and Long Point roads reported about 20 explosions, possibly dynamite, possibly related to blasting at a mining claim.
7:11 a.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Penn valley Drive reported a man in black and white, possibly carrying a weapon and a Taser.
Nevada City Police Department
8:38 a.m. — A caller from Lindley Avenue reported vandalism.
1:36 p.m. — A caller from Orchard Street reported a disturbance.
10:53 p.m. — A caller from Lindley Avenue reported a theft.
— Liz Kellar
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