Police Blotter: Face on fire, Craigslist scams, horse stuck on pipe
September 26, 2012
Grass Valley Police Department
Wednesday — 84 calls for service
8:23 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported vandalism at the school.
8:56 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of West Main Street reported a dog inside a vehicle. A second call was made at 10:35 p.m. The dog was impounded; contraband was located in the vehicle as well.
10:13 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Centennial Avenue reported warehouses had been broken into and brass stolen.
10:42 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Church Street reported graffiti on an electrical box.
11:20 a.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Plaza Drive reported someone had taken a chair from a locked patio area and left trash behind.
12:14 p.m. — A woman from Rough and Ready Highway and Bitney Springs Road reported someone shot something at her vehicle and shattered a window.
3:10 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a physical fight.
4:22 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Hill Street reported the theft of fencing.
5:03 p.m. — A caller from Condon Park reported a man with a gun, who could not be located.
5:12 p.m. — A man from the 100 block of Park Avenue wanted to turn himself in after buying cocaine.
5:25 p.m. — A caller from Neal Street reported seven or eight people getting high; no drugs were located.
7:24 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Berryhill Drive reported the theft of a vehicle; the keys had been left on the floorboard.
7:24 p.m. — A man from South Auburn Street reported he was being pursued by methamphetamine addicts.
8:33 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Mill Street reported a man trying to light his face on fire. He could not be located.
11:58 p.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Sutton Way reported four men looking in vehicles and possibly trying to break in. No one was located.
4:44 a.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Highlands Court reported the theft of money from a vehicle.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday — 97 calls for service
9:18 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported a man was refusing to return a baby. He kicked in a door and broke a window in a vehicle. A second caller reported he might be drunk or impaired. He was arrested on suspicion of vandalism, violating a restraining order and violating probation.
9:26 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Quail Creek Road reported the theft of items from vehicles.
9:30 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Quail Creek Road reported the theft of a purse from an unlocked vehicle.
11:51 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Lost Ranch Way reported possible fraud.
1:14 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Fay Road reported vicious dogs; traps were set.
1:17 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Quail Creek Road reported a burglary to a shop.
2:43 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Shady Creek Drive reported a Craigslist fraud.
3:08 p.m. — A caller from the hospital reported a person had been injured during an assault at the Bennett Street homeless cap. The victim was uncooperative.
4:47 p.m. — A man from the 10000 block of Quail Creek Road reported people refusing to leave his property. They could not be located.
5:39 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a horse "stuck on a pipe." It was freed.
6:25 p.m. — A man from the 13000 block of La Barr Meadows Road reported a possible Craigslist scam.
10:45 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Banner Quaker Hill Road reported a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed nearly hit a building; the caller reported hearing the vehicle crash.
12:16 a.m. — A caller from West Hacienda Drive reported loud music. Another call was made at 1:07 a.m.
3:17 a.m. — A woman from the 11000 block of Cedar Ridge Drive reported someone walking around her property who then jiggled a door handle.
7:22 a.m. — A caller from the 20000 block of Wolf Creek Road reported squatters in a residence.
Nevada City Police Department
Wednesday — 23 calls for service
2:37 p.m. — A caller from Commercial Street reported people smoking and drinking on the boardwalk.
9:06 p.m. — A man from the 500 block of Searls Avenue reported the theft of a wallet from a locker.
12:48 a.m. — A caller from Calanan Park reported a physical fight.
— Liz Kellar
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