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Police blotter: Suspicious man near Penn Valley playground

Grass Valley Police Department


12:42 p.m. — A caller reported two men panhandling aggressively at the Highway 20 on ramp near Mill Street.

1:32 p.m. — A caller reported several vehicles were broken into on the 300 block of Sutton Way.

3:05 p.m. — A caller reported a vehicle that had been parked in front of a business on the 100 block of Spring Hill Drive for the past week.

9:19 p.m. — A caller reported a dog tied to the bumper of a car parked in a lot on the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway.

11:50 p.m. — A caller on the 200 block of Arcadia Drive reported someone rang the doorbell and then ran away.


4:40 a.m. — A caller reported two people yelling and laughing inside of a car parked near North Auburn and Richardson streets.

Nevada City Police Department


1:02 a.m. — A man was struck several times in the head with a pool cue inside a business on Broad Street.

7:44 a.m. — A caller on Spring Street reported a stolen saxophone.

4:32 p.m. — Staff at a hotel on Zion Street found three 12-gauge shotgun shells in a room.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


12:54 p.m. — A caller on near Lode Star and Conestoga drives reported people shooting a possible shotgun from a vehicle and potentially trying to start a fire; authorities were unable to locate the vehicle.

2:20 p.m. — A caller on the 14200 block of Mooney Flat Road reported that a mailbox had been broken into the day before.

4:06 p.m. — A caller reported a man dressed in all black clothing taking photos of children near a play structure in Western Gateway Park.

4:58 p.m. — A caller reported a transient camp near his residence on the 14800 block of Stinson Drive.

5:37 p.m. — A caller reported dogs in distress inside a car parked on the 10900 block of Combie Road.

6:10 p.m. — A caller reported loud music coming from a residence near Bloomfield Graniteville and Bush roads.

9:15 p.m. — A caller reported that gas was taken from his vehicle while he and his family dined at a restaurant on the 10900 block of Combie Road.

10:12 p.m. — A caller reported a man putting duct tape on the street near Ridge Road and Via Vista.

10:28 p.m. — A caller on the 11100 block of East Lime Kiln Road reported fireworks or firecrackers being set off in the area.


5:31 a.m. — A caller reported a man approaching students waiting for the bus near Patricia Way and Penny Court.

— Emily Lavin

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