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Police blotter: Vulture on the attack

Keri Brenner
Staff Writer

Grass Valley Police Department


8:15 a.m. — A caller on Sutton Way reported a man standing outside, trying to sell drugs to people. At 8:38 a.m., the caller called back reporting that the same man was crawling around in the bushes.

9:09 a.m. — A caller at Ridge Road reported a car parked in the parking lot with kids sleeping inside.

10:43 a.m. — A caller on South School Street reported theft of a hose and shovel.

11:22 a.m. — A caller on Hazel Lane reported a vulture outside, attacking people.

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2:45 p.m. — A caller on West Berryhille Drive reported her wallet was stolen from her purse inside her home.

3:18 p.m. — A caller on Brunswick Road reported her work just fired her and they were not letting her get emails or personal files from her computer.

5:32 p.m. — A caller on Laurel Lane reported multiple transients walking through the park to get to the apartments on Dorsey Drive.

8:25 p.m. — A caller on Brighton Street reported an unoccupied red car was in the middle of the road.

11:06 p.m. — A caller on Slate Creek Road reported juveniles have been calling and threatening her daughter.

11:18 p.m. — A caller on Mulberry Drive reported a loud birthday party.


11:55 a.m. — A caller on Idaho Maryland Road reported seeing his stolen phone in the auto parts store parking lot.

2:14 p.m. — A caller on Nevada City Highway reported a patient at a doctor's office was refusing to leave.

4:22 p.m. — A caller on Sutton Way reported finding a computer laptop in the Dumpster at an apartment complex.

4:47 p.m. — A caller on Glenwood Avenue reported having a seizure but not having her medications.

4:54 p.m. — A caller on Castlemont Drive reported items were stolen from him three weeks to a month ago, including luggage, a travel steamer and travel iron.

6:03 p.m. — A caller on Rhode Island Street reported a man sitting in a parked RV was possibly casing the neighborhood.

6:31 p.m. — A caller on Neal Street reports a man carrying a chihuahua was yelling expletives in a store.

7:36 p.m. — A caller on Sutton Way reported a drunken woman in a pink shirt with blood on her jeans was walking down the street.

7:40 p.m. — A caller on Nevada City Highway reported a man having an infant in a car, smoking and playing music, with an incorrectly secured baby seat.

10:17 p.m. — A caller on Olympia Drive reported a woman screaming and crying walking on the street.

10:56 p.m. — A caller on Nevada City Highway reported a woman sitting on the floor in front of customer service stating her feet are rotting.


1 a.m. — A caller on South Auburn Street reported a woman crying hysterically above a hotel manager's office.

2:58 a.m. — A caller on South Auburn Street reported two women refusing to pay cab fare.

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7:52 a.m. — A caller on Lava Cap Mine Road reported a property owner threatened to shoot him after the caller discovered that the owner had cut the NID lock on the gate.

8:32 a.m. — A caller on Robinson King Road said she didn't want the man with a weed eater that the landlord sent over at her house.

9:09 a.m. — A caller on Highway 49 said he was being shot at by a pellet gun from someone near a cafe.

10:22 a.m. — A caller on Dishion Place said she was going to cut down the marijuana plants that her tenants had planted.

10:27 a.m. — A caller on Trotter Road reported two guns that had been on a nightstand were stolen.

10:53 a.m. — A hospital called to report that a woman was getting treated for a broken wrist after punching a transient at the Yuba River.

3:20 p.m. — A caller on Coyote Street reported a man laying partially in the street and scratching himself.

3:21 p.m. — A caller on Rollins Lake reported a woman boater doing donuts in the lake had struck a tied-up boat.

5:45 p.m. — A caller on Highway 49 reported a suspicious car on the roadway for the last four days.

6:22 p.m. — A caller at the Nevada County Fair reported a man was ejected for attempting to touch women because he said he wanted a date.

7:24 p.m. — A caller on La Barr Meadows Road reported a person stealing water with a 2,500-gallon tank in a white vehicle.

7:45 p.m. — A caller on Burlington Ridge Road reported a motorcycle with no muffler and likely no spark arrestors.

9:12 p.m. — A caller on Highway 49 reported a prowler on the property next to her.


5:11 a.m. — A caller on Wolf Road reported five loose horses on the roadway.

8:45 a.m. — A caller on Perimeter Road reported a neighbor scattered Styrofoam on the street and alongside the property.

12:16 a.m. — A caller on Lower Colfax Road reported a cellphone that had been left on top of his car flew off and was stolen.

2:34 p.m. — A caller on Scotts Flat Road reported someone picked up her paddleboards and threw them, cracking one of the boards.

7:48 p.m. — A caller on North Bloomfield Road reported that one of a group of quad riders was missing.

9:23 p.m. — A caller on Greenhorn Access Road reported that a loud party was in progress with about 10 to 15 people, and that a security guard who asked them to quiet down was almost jumped.


1:14 a.m. — A caller on Northstar Place reported a woman was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, who had a knife.

4:42 a.m. — A caller on Highway 49 reported a woman in hysterics leaving a motel parking lot.

5:31 a.m. — A caller on Deadman's Flat reported cars doing Demolition Derby stunts since 3 a.m.

— Keri Brenner

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