Police blotter: Water theft from a hydrant
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
9:41 a.m. — A caller reported someone stealing water form a fire hydrant near McCourtney Road and Paddock Lane.
11:14 a.m. — A caller on the 12900 block of Rough and Ready Road reported her cat was stuck in the floor vents.
3:43 p.m. — A caller near Magnolia Road and Adamson Drive reported a deer that injured itself after crashing into a fence.
5:27 p.m. — A caller reported a possible transient camp near Red Dog and Lowell Hill roads.
6:29 p.m. — A caller reported a trespasser inside a self storage facility on the 17200 block of Cattle Drive.
7:28 p.m. — A caller reported two vehicles that were broken into near Spenceville and Nicholls roads; a gun was stolen from one of the cars.
7:47 p.m. — A caller on Brookview Driver reported he got into a fight with his neighbor during a heated neighborhood watch meeting.
8:46 p.m. — A caller reported someone standing yelling at customers in front of a pizzeria on the 29300 block of Highway 49.
12:42 a.m. — A caller reported a man who had been sitting near the pumps at a gas station on the 300 block of Sacramento Street for several hours.
4:56 a.m. — A caller reported a suspicious man talking on his cell phone near a mailbox cluster on Buck Mountain Road and Karen Drive.
Grass Valley Police Department
8:55 a.m. — A caller reported a group of people loitering on the patio of a grocery store on the 800 block of Sutton Way.
9:38 a.m. — A caller on the 200 block of Colfax Avenue reported a group of transients sleeping on and damaging her property.
12:29 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Orchard Street called to report a man who had been playing music and sleeping in a care parked on a nearby vacant lot.
12:49 p.m. — A caller reported a group of transients in front of a grocery store on the 800 block of Sutton Way.
1:15 p.m. — A caller reported a group of transients behind a business on the 200 block of South Auburn Street.
2:45 p.m. — A caller reported a man yelling and swearing near Mill Street and French Avenue.
3:13 p.m. — A caller reported six transients loitering in front of a grocery store on the 800 block of Sutton Way.
4:51 p.m. — A caller reported a man panhandling at a gas station on the 1910 block of Nevada City Highway.
6:02 p.m. — A caller reported a car that had been parked in front of a business on the 120 block of Clydesdale Court for two weeks.
2:29 a.m. — A caller reported someone sleeping in front of a bicycle shop on the 150 block of Mill Street.
Nevada City Police Department
9:47 a.m. – A woman reported a man came to her door on the 800 block of Zion Street and claimed to be her neighbor. The woman knows he’s not who he claims he is.
11:18 p.m. – A man reported a neighbor in the 800 block of Zion Street was yelling and threatening him from outside. Authorities separated the two people.
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