Police blotter: Missing parrot
Grass Valley Police Department
7:58 a.m. — A caller on the 200 block of Chapel Street reported three abandoned children’s bicycles in the driveway.
8:55 a.m. — A caller reported a large transient camp behind a business on the 2100 block of Nevada City Highway. 9:34 a.m. — A caller reported graffiti in the bathrooms at a park on the 400 block of Central Avenue.
9:36 a.m. —A caller on the 100 block of South Auburn Street called seeking advice; he told authorities a dry cleaning business had his clothing and refused to give it back.
9:40 a.m. — A caller reported his parrot, which flew away two years ago, was spotted by a pet store employee three months ago at an address on the 600 block of Sutton Way.
11:13 a.m. — A caller reported vandalism by a group of transients on the 200 block of South Auburn Street.
11:25 a.m. — A caller reported seeing a drug deal take place at a park on the 400 block of Central Avenue.
12:47 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Rockwood Drive reported that someone had entered the apartment complex the previous night, removed a driveway light and shattered it on the ground.
1:24 p.m. — A caller reported a locked car was broken into on the 200 block of Harper Street.
2:43 p.m. — A caller on the 600 block of Brighton Street reported a suspicious box labeled “detonators” in the home’s garage.
2:46 p.m. — A caller reported a woman acting suspiciously at a gas station on the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway.
5:24 p.m. — A caller reported a bicycle being stolen from the side of a building on the 300 block of Railroad Avenue.
7:12 p.m. — A caller near Morgan Ranch and Vistamont drives reported a suspicious car cruising through the neighborhood.
7:54 p.m. — A caller on the 700 block of Old Tunnel Road reported a sulfer-like smell coming from a neighbor’s home.
9:34 p.m. — A caller reported a man lying down on the ground and grunting on the 200 block of Joerschke Drive.
Nevada City Police Department
5:16 a.m. — A caller reported someone broke the back door window to a business on the 100 block of Sacramento Street.
7:57 a.m. — A caller reported a man talking on his cellphone while sitting on top of a utility box on the 600 block of Chief Kelly Drive.
9:02 p.m. — A caller reported someone scrubbing the asphalt with a paper towel on the 900 block of Helling Way.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
10:03 a.m. — A caller on the 14000 block of Lava Cap Mine Road reported a broken lock on the gate to his property.
12:34 p.m. — A caller reported a man panhandling in front of a business on the 10000 block of Combie Road.
12:45 p.m. — A caller on the 13300 block of Hillview Road called to report a cat bite that occurred earlier in September.
1:25 p.m. — A caller on the 123900 block of Bitney Springs Road reported the theft of a decorative bamboo plant.
2:29 p.m. — A caller reported a man loitering near a school on the 10800 block of Squirrel Creek Road.
4:04 p.m. — A caller on the 15300 block of Brewer Road reported tools and other possessions were stolen from a property he owns.
6:51 p.m. — A caller reported a man and a woman arguing in front of a house on the 10200 block of Brookside Way.
7:25 p.m. — A caller on the 14700 block of Sun Forest Drive reported a neighbor feeding a deer out of a bin.
2:11 a.m. — A caller on the 22400 block of East Hacienda Drive reported people partying and playing loud music in the parking lot.
— Emily Lavin
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