Police blotter: 20 to 25 shots fired at midnight
March 23, 2014
Grass Valley Police Department
8:38 a.m. — A caller on the 300 block of Hill Street reported that his son’s bank card was stolen during an altercation that got him arrested. Officers advised him to cancel the card.
8:51 a.m. — A caller on the 900 block of East Main Street reported vandalism to the front door of a building.
9:52 a.m. — A caller on the 300 block of Bennett Street reported that his 18-year-old son was refusing to leave the house. The caller later requested advice on how to evict him.
10:04 a.m. — A juvenile was arrested on the 100 block of Neal Street for violating daytime curfew.
11:12 a.m. — A business on the 100 block of Hughes Road reported a broken window, but nothing missing.
11:37 a.m. — A gray minivan on the 100 block of Ophir Street was simultaneously parked on the sidewalk and in a handicap parking space without a placard.
12:00 p.m. — A business in the 600 block of Auburn Street reported 5 or 6 juveniles loitering and smoking on the stairs.
12:19 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Broadview Avenue reported a possible phone scam.
3:28 p.m. — A caller in the vicinity of Brunswick Road and Sutton Way reported chest pains after a traffic collision.
6:24 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Neal Street reported a stolen cellphone.
6:46 p.m. — A caller in the vicinity of Joerschke Drive and Maltman Drive reported a female wandering in traffic again after being discharged from the hospital.
6:58 p.m. — A caller on the Sierra College campus reported her 7-year-old son had been missing for 15 minutes, and asked to have campus security stop all traffic leaving the college. The child was later found to have riden his bike home.
3:17 a.m. — A business on the 1800 block of East Main Street reported that a man asked them to call 911 before heading toward the hospital on foot.
4:52 a.m. — A passerby on the 800 block of East Main Street reported a broken window and car-alarm at a business.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
9:08 a.m. — A business on the 10000 block of East Bennett Road reported vandalism.
10:26 a.m. — A caller reported an out-of-control fire in the vicinity of Karry’s Place and Lower Colfax Road.
10:59 a.m. — A caller in the 15000 block of Ridge Estates Road reported the theft of items from an unlocked vehicle.
12:20 p.m. — A school on McCourtney Road reported that a staff member had been threatened by a student.
12:55 p.m. — A woman called regarding a possible case of identity theft.
2:04 p.m. — A caller reported a wildfire in the vicinity of the 13000 block of Lime Kiln Road.
2:11 p.m. — A caller in the 11000 block of Ridge Road reported that someone had gone through her things in an unlocked vehicle.
2:37 p.m. — A caller in the 12000 block of Dobbins Drive reported a lottery phone scam from Jamaica.
3:29 p.m. — A caller in the 20000 block of Dog Bar Road reported the theft of her horse earlier that morning.
4:01 p.m. — A caller reported hearing 8-10 shots fired in the vicinity of Stagecoach Road and Rough and Ready Highway.
5:52 p.m. — A caller requested additional patrols in the vicinity of Auburn Road and Bixler Place to deal with two motorcycles travelling at unsafe speeds on a nightly basis.
6:03 p.m. — A caller in the vicinity of Quaker Hill Cross Road and Crystal Wells Road found a man walking in the woods on an injured ankle and yelling for help.
7:47 p.m. — An off-duty law enforcement officer reported illegal fireworks in the vicinity of Meadow Drive and Rock Salt Road.
10:25 p.m. — A caller in the 12000 block of La Barr Meadows Road reported finding items in his garbage can believed to be used in the manufacturing of illegal drugs.
12:02 a.m. — A caller in the vicinity of Highway 49 and Smith Road reported hearing approximately 25 gunshots.
12:03 a.m. — A caller in the 10000 block of Upward Way reported hearing approximately 20 gunshots near the Kingdom Hall.
Nevada City Police Department
11:38 a.m. — Officers took a report of a stolen wallet in Nevada City.
12:53 p.m. — Officers were dispatched to assist with traffic control in an incident involving a hanging wire.
1:47 p.m. — Four transients were reported drinking alcohol just west of the Stamp Mill near Commercial Street.
1:55 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Providence Mine Road reported that unknown parties were seizing items without a warrant. According to logs, “Her lawyer told her to call the police to have them stopped.”
2:57 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Broad Street reported that two suspicious males were in the back of a parking lot, and had just thrown a backpack over the fence. One was arrested.
3:18 p.m. — A caller on the 200 block of York Street reported her purse stolen while at a busi ess.
7:44 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Gracie Road reported a trespasser on private property, carrying what appeared to be a machete.