Police Blotter: Gypsy woman talking about god, child selling newspapers
September 17, 2012
Grass Valley Police Department
Monday — 72 calls for service
9:58 a.m. — A caller from the Pelton Wheel Mining Museum reported a person in a sleeping bag in the middle of the path. The person was moving on.
12:08 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of South Auburn Street reported piles of garbage at a property.
1:37 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Dorsey Drive reported the theft of $2,100 from a purse.
1:52 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Scandling Avenue reported trailers were burglarized with tools missing.
3:46 p.m. — A woman from the 800 block of Forest Glade Circle reported a possible squatter; she had found someone’s belongings in her residence.
5:16 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported a physical fight with 10 people involved. It was found to be an arranged sparring match.
5:23 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a woman shoplifting. She was cited on suspicion of burglary.
4:38 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Bennett Street reported hearing noises from a vacant apartment; nothing was found.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
Monday — 103 calls for service
8:43 a.m. — A caller from the 29000 block of Highway 49 reported that after the caller bought a newspaper, a person whistled and a small child ran up and took several papers from the machine to re-sell them.
9:56 a.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported starving horses.
10:15 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Rogue House Place reported a person tried to use the caller’s Social Security number to file a tax return.
11:40 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Black Road reported a neighbor intentionally ran over trash cans.
1:08 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Highway 174 reported a gypsy-type woman talking about God and dancing. She has been asked to leave but keeps returning.
1:11 p.m. — A caller from the 23000 block of Macy Place reported fraud.
2:28 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Torrey Pines Place reported the possible theft of a juvenile’s ID.
2:43 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Indian Springs Road reported possible abandoned horses.
2:50 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Alta Street reported the theft of two computers and other electronics.
3:31 p.m. — A man from the 12000 block of Banner Lava Cap Road reported that Jehovah’s Witnesses knew his nickname.
3:58 p.m. — A man from the 16000 block of Alice Way reported the theft of items from his garage.
4:07 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Thiel Way reported vandalism to a mailbox.
4:49 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Paradise Lane reported a possible vehicle theft.
4:52 p.m. — A man from the 16000 block of Langley Place reported vandalism to a mailbox.
5:16 p.m. — A girl from Lava Dome Way reported she had a physical altercation with her mother last night.
7:12 p.m. — A man from the 15000 block of Clover Valley Road reported the neighbor’s dogs attacked his dog; this is an ongoing issue.
7:36 p.m. — Multiple callers from Idaho-Maryland Road and St. Ledger Forest reported hearing gunshots. Nothing was located.
7:46 p.m. — A woman from the 16000 block of Auburn Road reported a bear trying to break in her back door. It ran away when deputies arrived but returned about an hour later. Fish & Game was contacted.
9:21 p.m. — A man from the 23000 block of Rosewood Road reported shooting; nothing was located.
9:58 p.m. — A man from the 13000 block of Elderberry Lane reported a man tried to steal a motorcycle from a garage, then fled. His wife’s purse had been stolen from the garage a month ago and all of her keys had been taken.
2:39 a.m. — A man from the 15000 block of Wet Hill Road reported a woman attacked his friend. She was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
7:02 a.m. — A caller from Red Dog Road and Park Avenue Extension reported a border collie keeps chasing a school bus. It could not be located.
Nevada City Police Department
Monday — 11 calls for service
4:46 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Nevada Street reported a possible physical fight between a man and a woman; no one was located.
— Liz Kellar