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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