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Nevada County police blotter: Shoplifter calls for help after being chased

Grass Valley Police Department

Sunday

8:17 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Green Mountain Loop reported a dog bit a 7-year-old child in the face the day before.

2:24 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported the theft of a cell phone. The phone was returned.

5:13 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a man threatened to take out the caller's whole family. The man was arrested on suspicion of criminal threats, criminal conspiracy and vandalism.

7:30 p.m. — A caller reported finding a wallet. It was returned to the owner, who stated a credit card and $400 in cash was missing.

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8:23 p.m. — Trespassers were seen on video alarm at the water treatment plant. They were gone when an officer arrived.

8:37 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported people drinking and doing drugs, who could not be located.

9:41 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Whiting Street reported that a stolen bike had been put up for sale on Nevada County Peeps. The bike was recovered.

9:43 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported people in two vehicles in a possible drug deal. They could not be located.

Monday

5:20 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man took a hand basket of items and left on foot. When the suspect noticed an officer, he threw the items into a yard and fled on foot. He could not be located.

8:28 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Maltman Drive reported a burglary and vandalism to a vehicle.

10:32 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Maltman Drive reported a burglary with a door forced open and items taken.

12:51 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East McKnight Way reported a vehicle fully engulfed in flames at a gas station vacuum cleaner.

2:59 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of East Main Street reported being accosted by a shoplifter.

3:24 p.m. — A caller from the Northstar Mining Museum reported a truck dumping raw sewage in the parking lot.

4:37 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Depot Street reported the theft of a kayak.

4:47 p.m. — A caller from Sutton Way and Brunswick Road reported a man exposing himself with his shorts down around his ankles. He could not be located.

4:55 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East Main Street reported a man throwing things at people.

7:12 p.m. — A drunken person called and was mumbling nonsense.

7:18 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Carpenter Street reported the theft of $2,000.

11:36 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Whiting Street reported a woman in an SUV driving through the parking lot, honking a horn and yelling about a missing daughter. She could not be located.

Tuesday

1:43 a.m. — A caller from Winchester and South Auburn streets reported a vehicle all over the road. A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license.

Nevada County Sheriff's Office

Monday

10:28 a.m. — A caller reported a man missing and now lost, possibly in a manic state, in the Grouse Ridge area since last Thursday. He was located at Fuller Lake boat ramp and transported to the emergency room.

12:13 p.m. — A caller from Clydesdale Road reported someone drove through a fence.

12:25 p.m. — A caller reported identity theft.

12:25 p.m. — A woman from Greenhorn Road reported the theft of fruit from her fruit trees.

2:01 p.m. — A caller from Newtown Road reported the theft of a mailbox.

3:02 p.m. — A caller reported elder abuse.

7:45 p.m. — A caller from Lower Anchor Lane reported the theft of a fire hydrant.

Nevada City Police Department

Monday

5:25 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Gold Flat Road reported possible road rage.

Tuesday

6:42 a.m. — A caller from South Pine and Cross streets reported a man making odd noises, laughing and pointing at nothing. He could not be located.

8:50 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Searls Avenue reported a man chasing a woman, who asked the caller to call the cops. The man was a beer distributor and the woman had stolen a case of beer. The beer was returned and she was advised to leave town.

— Liz Kellar

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