Police Blotter: Stolen mermaids, smashed phones in ex-husband’s mailbox
May 10, 2013
Grass Valley Police Department
7:10 a.m. — A caller on the 500 block of Butler Street reported people sleeping in a vehicle in front of her house for the last couple of weeks.
9:45 a.m. — A caller on the 100 block reported that a woman, whom the caller had allowed to stay at her home for a few days, had brought strange subjects around and that the guest’s boyfriend had assaulted and threatened the caller.
10:37 a.m. — A caller at a fast food establishment on the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a transient had dumped an ashtray on the ground to find cigarettes and caused an altercation by not allowing customers through.
10:57 a.m. — A caller on the 400 block of West Main Street reported a burglary.
12:24 p.m. — A caller at a store on the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a theft.
1:41 p.m. — A caller on the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported the theft of an iPod Touch.
1:43 p.m. — A caller at a business on the 600 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of personal information from a computer while it was being fixed.
3 p.m. — A caller on the 200 block of South Church street reported a burglary.
4:38 p.m. — A caller on the 600 block of Whiting Street reported that his ex-wife smashed the phone and placed it in his mailbox.
5:08 p.m. — A caller on the 300 block of Bennett Street reported a purse stolen from a locked vehicle.
5:22 p.m. — A caller reported juveniles and adults smoking marijuana in Memorial Park.
6:38 p.m. — A caller at a motel on the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported a person kicked a dog.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:39 a.m. — A caller on the 18700 block of Siesta Drive reported the theft of two 50-pound mermaid lawn ornaments from the caller’s front porch. The suspected culprit left a cigarette behind, the caller reported.
10:17 a.m. — A caller on Partridge Road reported his neighbor’s aggressive dogs damaged the caller’s goats.
1:21 p.m. — A caller on the 19000 block of Buck Ridge Road reported his front door was kicked in and his firearms were missing.
3:09 p.m. — A caller on the 15000 block of Chinook Lane reported the theft of a lawn mower.
5 p.m. — A caller on Red Dog Road reported a swerving big rig truck driving into oncoming traffic.
Nevada City Police Department
9:45 a.m. — A caller on Uren Street reported a dog caught in a pipe in a trench near the Old Bottle Works.
5:29 p.m. — A caller, who was not at her home on North Pine Street, requested officers drive by her house due to her neighbor calling his sister-in-law to advise that the caller was going to burn her own house down in the next hour and that she needed to be saved.
— Christopher Rosacker