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Police blotter


• At 10:38 a.m., police cited and released an 18-year-old man for shoplifting at a business on the 100 block of Neal Street.

• At 1:41 p.m., Grass Valley Public Works said the section of Idaho-Maryland Road that had been closed between Sutton Way and Brunswick Road due to ice would be reopened.

• At 4:06 p.m., a caller from Boundy Court reported a youth was trying to break into a house. At 10:25 p.m., a fight was reported.

• At 4:55 p.m., a man reported he was assaulted on the 200 block of South Auburn Street behind Hennessy School.

• At 7:39 p.m., a man reported someone had thrown rocks from the Dorsey Drive overpass onto the Golden Center Freeway, breaking the window of his truck as he was driving.

• At 9:39 p.m., police arrested a 21-year-old man who was lying on the ground and not responding at Prosperity Lanes on Henderson Street. The man was booked into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility for public drunkenness.

• At 10:15 p.m., police booked a 21-year-old unemployed Penn Valley man into county jail on suspicion of public drunkenness.

• At 10:21 p.m., the manager of Round Table Pizza on Sutton Way reported a physical fight. Police arrived and advised the manager not to over-serve alcohol.

• At 11:12 p.m., police broke up a party of more than 100 youths on the 11000 block of Gold Hill Drive, and tried to find designated drivers to take people home.

• At 11:16 p.m., police arrested a 26-year-old unemployed Grass Valley woman who allegedly had been involved in a physical fight at Gold Exchange Saloon on Mill Street. She was booked into county jail on suspicion of public drunkenness and assault on an officer.


• At 1:15 a.m., police arrested a 22-year-old man with several previous arrests on West Main Street. They booked him into county jail on drug and vehicle violations, violating probation, evading an officer and a county warrant.

• At 12:23 p.m., a man from the 500 block of Idaho-Maryland Road reported the theft of an Electra 7-speed women’s bicycle, and asked police to see if his friends had it.

• At 4 p.m., a caller reported six motorcyclists driving at high speeds on Race Street.

• At 5:08 p.m., a caller reported 10 to 12 youths cussing and smoking on the playground at Hennessy School on South Auburn Street.

• At 7:18 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Barby Drive reported a teenage girl came to the door saying there was something wrong with her boyfriend. Police took a youth to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, cited the youth for public drunkenness and released the youth to parents. It was not clear who was taken.

• At 7:34 p.m., a woman from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported her husband had broken four telephones during the week, so she had been unable to call 911, but a phone had been taped back together so she could make a report about a previous disturbance.


• At 12:55 a.m., police arrested a 28-year-old man who was out of control at the hospital. He was booked into county jail on suspicion of public drunkenness.

• At 1:42 a.m., several callers reported hearing shots in the area of Memorial Park. After daybreak, a caller in the same area reported finding an exploded M-80 on the front lawn.

• At 2:02 a.m., police arrested a 29-year-old Grass Valley sales manager on the 100 block of South Auburn Street. He was booked into county jail on suspicion of battery and drunk driving.

• At 2:25 a.m., a man from the 1400 block of Segesworth Way was arrested on suspicion of battery and a vehicle violation, and was booked into county jail.

• At 3:28 a.m., police booked a 26-year-old unemployed Grass Valley woman into county jail on suspicion of having cannabis and battery.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 12:25 p.m., a deputy took a report for cannabis possession at Bear River High School on Magnolia Road.

• At 12:31 p.m., a caller from Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital asked for help with an intoxicated youth who had been transported to the emergency room from Nevada Union High School on Ridge Road.

• At 12:31 p.m., a caller from the 14200 block of Highway 174 reported the theft of petrified wood from the yard.

• At 1:59 p.m., a caller from Sweetland Road reported a motorcyclist wearing a blue sweatshirt and a white helmet and on a vehicle without license plates was doing wheelies in downtown North San Juan.

• At 3:13 p.m., a man from the 10600 block of Round Valley Road reported he returned home after being gone nearly a month to find all his belongings and vehicle were gone. He said he and his girlfriend, who had lived at the residence for seven years, had recently broken up.

• At 3:39 p.m., a woman from the 13700 block of Franciscan Way reported a woman came to her house saying she was from the insurance company. When the caller checked, the insurance company said they had not sent anyone out.

• At 5:18 p.m., a caller from the 16600 block of Annie Drive reported their mother was attacked by dogs. Nevada County Animal Control responded.

• At 5:46 p.m., a girl from the Charis Youth Center on Comerade Road was reported to have assaulted another youth and run away. The girl was located Saturday morning and returned to the group home.

• At 8:35 p.m., a caller from the 11600 block of Tyler Foote Crossing reported that a man grabbed his 14-year-old step-son by the hair and shoved him in a closet. The boy went to a friend’s house.

• At 8:59 p.m., a caller reported hearing gunfire and vehicles racing up and down Highway 49 at Peterson’s Corner.

• At 10:13 p.m., dispatchers received a 911 call in which screaming could be heard. Deputies, Lake Wildwood security and other officials responded to an address on the 14200 block of Pepperwood Drive. Deputies arrested a 50-year-old Penn Valley programmer, who was booked into county jail on suspicion of false imprisonment, threatening a crime and illegal weapons.


• At 1:53 p.m., a man from the 12400 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported his wife’s purse was stolen the week before, and now her driver’s license was being used for third-party checks.

• At 2:41 p.m., a man from the 14900 block of Auburn Road reported vandalism to a vehicle, and accused quad riders who have been on his property.

• At 8:14 p.m., a caller from the 11200 block of Cliffs Place reported a person who had been drinking was trying to break into the bedroom to get to the caller’s Vicodin. Deputies arrested a 35-year-old disabled Grass Valley woman, who was booked into county jail on suspicion of public drunkenness and vandalism.

• At 11:48 p.m., a bartender from the 15400 block of Washington Road reported a drunken patron was refusing to leave.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 8:16 p.m., police booked a 39-year-old Nevada City man into county jail for public drunkenness and failure to comply with a court order.

• At 10:18 p.m., a woman from the 800 block of Zion Street reported her boyfriend would not let her leave. The woman’s father picked her up.


• At 11:41 p.m., police booked a 35-year-old warehouse worker from Alleghany into county jail. He was booked on suspicion of violating probation.

• At 1:46 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Coyote Street reported a daughter had stolen numerous items.

• At 10:25 p.m., police arrested a person in front of McGee’s on Broad Street on suspicion of public drunkenness. The person was transported to the hospital for alcohol-related illness.


• At 12:22 a.m., police booked two Grass Valley men on suspicion of public drunkenness outside McGee’s. The men, ages 26 and 27, said they are missionaries.

• At 2:29 a.m., police responded to a disturbance on the 200 block of Sacramento Street. They arrested a 43-year-old Nevada City restaurant owner and booked him into county jail on suspicion of inflicting bodily injury on a spouse or co-habitant, and vandalism. His bail was set at $25,000.

• At 8 a.m., a man from Broad Street reported his wife has assaulted him numerous times in a vehicle Friday morning, and then kicked him out of the house.

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