Police Blotter: fraud report 8 years late, disenfranchised Washington, scammer blames Taliban
September 29, 2012
Grass Valley Police Department
Monday — 82 calls for service
7:55 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported the theft of fuel and vandalism to a fuel line.
9:44 a.m. — A caller from East Main Street reported a jack-knifed big rig that was blocking traffic.
1:37 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported graffiti.
2:31 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Sutton Way reported people hiding in the bushes, who were moving on.
2:36 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported the theft of an iPod from an unlocked vehicle.
2:40 p.m. — A man from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a credit card scam. Employees at the business said he tried to buy a gift card and did not have enough money, then blamed the Taliban.
3:05 p.m. — A caller from Kechely Court reported a possible illegal pot grow.
3:57 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported finding a pistol; it was a pellet gun and was collected for destruction.
4:12 p.m. — A caller from he 600 block of Brunswick Road reported hearing six gun shots.
4:44 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a physical fight with one man choking another man. Everyone present denied an altercation.
5:12 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Bennett Street reported the theft of a vehicle registration tab.
6:12 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported 10 to 12 juveniles threatening three men. Ten to 12 people were evicted from the park.
6:19 p.m. — A caller from the 2000 block of Ridge Road reported a drunken woman walked into a garage.
6:25 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported a physical fight between a man and a woman, who did not want to press charges.
6:36 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a shoplifter who fled on foot.
8 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a loss prevention employee fighting with a shoplifter who then fled; most of the property was recovered.
11:33 p.m. — A caller from Chapel and Mill streets reported graffiti.
11:51 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Street reported a man yelling for two hours, who could not be located. At 1:09 a.m., a caller reported loud people and music.
Nevada County Sheriff's Office
Monday — 90 calls for service
9:21 a.m. — A man from the 18000 block of Louis Road reported a burglary to his residence last night while he was asleep.
9:26 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of East Bennett Road reported a burglary to a business.
11:41 a.m. — A caller from Washington reported loud music from a resort, which did not have a permit, for three days. The caller said he was filing a lawsuit against the county for disenfranchising the citizens of Washington. Two calls were made at 1:10 p.m. reporting a loud party.
11:48 a.m. — A caller from Earl Jamison High School reported finding drugs and pipes.
12 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 10000 block of Wolf Road reported a woman who might be under the influence was half-naked and writhing on the floor.
12:42 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Perimeter Road reported someone was cutting 25 trees on private property.
2:23 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Rex Reservoir Road reported vandalism to a fence.
3:02 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Hollydale Road reported a man eating out of a neighbor's garden and fruit trees. He could not be located.
3:03 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Judy Lane reported prescription drugs were stolen last week.
4:12 p.m. — A man from the 10000 block of James Lane reported seven shots fired. A caller from Brunswick and Bubbling Wells roads reported hearing 40 shots.
5:14 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Sharon Way reported power lines in a tree.
5:30 p.m. — A caller from the 20000 block of Big Spring Drive reported a person drove a hay trailer through a fence intentionally.
6:38 p.m. — A man from Curtis Lane reported bullets went by him as he was walking his dog.
8:49 p.m. — A caller from Nevada Union High School reported a theft, possibly sound equipment, Friday night.
9:11 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley Road reported an injured bear, which could not be located.
1:14 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Sunset Avenue reported people taking recycling.
Nevada City Police Department
Monday — 17 calls for service
10:26 a.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Maidu Avenue reported a counterfeit $10 bill.
3:29 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Jordan Street reported a fraud that occurred eight years ago.
6:55 p.m. — A caller from Ridge Road and Zion Street reported a woman possibly under the influence went into a garage, then left. She could not be located.
— Liz Kellar