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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller reported strange lights on the river

Grass Valley Police Department


2:14 a.m. — A caller from the hospital reported a patient fled with an IV, last seen wearing a hospital gown. The patient had jumped out a window onto the roof. A report was taken.

8:49 a.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Sutton Way reported a man swinging a foot-long club around. The item was seized and a report was taken.

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10:25 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Sutton Way reported a truck with a broken window, the door open and hood up, with items scattered around it.

10:41 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Mill Street reported a building was flooding. Public Works was called out.

12:49 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported a man drinking beer and smoking marijuana. He could not be located.

3:22 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 400 block of Main Street reported an intoxicated woman at a gas pump who was twitching all over and walking unsteadily, who hit a cement barrier with her van. She was taken to the hospital and cited on suspicion of battery on a peace officer.

5:46 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported a domestic situation. A man was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse and driving under the influence, and an emergency protective order was issued.

8:28 p.m. — A caller from Dorsey Drive and East Main Street reported a man with a rifle, which was found to be an AirSoft gun. He was advised against trespassing. At 9:14 p.m., a caller reported the man was peeking in a window.

11:51 p.m. — A caller from the Brunswick Road overpass reported a fight. A man was arrested on suspicion of violating probation.


1:19 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a theft.

4:02 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of South Auburn Street reported a broken window at a store with items strewn about. A report was taken.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


11:45 p.m. — A caller from Newtown Road reported the theft of composted manure.


12 a.m. — A caller from Sunset Avenue reported a loud party that had been going on all day.

6:32 a.m. — A man reported his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend assaulted him in Nevada City and during the altercation, she jumped on his back and possibly tried to choke him. He was advised to file a report with Nevada City Police.

8:55 a.m. — A man from Highway 49 and Hidden Ranch Road reported a man punched him.

11:17 a.m. — A caller from Qual Creek Road reported someone tried to make entry under a house.

2:19 p.m. — A caller from Lake Wildwood marina reported the theft of a phone and cards.

4:50 p.m. — A caller from Conestoga Drive reported a rattlesnake in a garage.

5:53 p.m. — A caller from Valley Vista Way reported not being able to get the water on. A deputy tried to troubleshoot the issue with no joy, left the caller with some water and would have the night shift bring more water out.

6:58 p.m. — A caller from Hidden Ranch Road reported a woman with Alzheimer’s had left on foot. She was located on Highway 49 by the California Highway Patrol and released to family members.

8:22 p.m. — A caller from Daniels Way reported that cluster mailboxes had been broken into.

9:11 p.m. — A caller from the Federal Aviation Administration reported two lasers originating near Morningside Way, one with numerous hits, and requested an area check. Nothing was located.

10:49 p.m. — A caller from Purdon Road reported strange lights on the Yuba River, possibly due to capsized kayakers.

10:59 p.m. — A caller from Scotts Flat Road reported a man trying to fight people at a campsite. He had thrown rocks through a car window and was drunk. He came after the caller, who fled into the woods, and then was vandalizing his vehicle. A man and a woman each were arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse.

Nevada City Police Department


3:11 a.m. — A caller from South Pine and Sacramento streets reported a man yelling and playing music. He was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public, violating probation, and an outstanding warrant.

— Liz Kellar

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