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Police Blotter

Grass Valley

Police Department


• Starting at 3 p.m., police closed roads, diverted traffic and assisted at numerous points around the city as snow fell and caused road hazards.

• At 5:10 p.m., a caller from West Main Street at Forest Glade Circle reported two youths throwing snowballs at vehicles.

• At 5:15 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of a computer.

• At 5:54 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of East Berryhill Drive reported a young person with dark hair shooting a BB gun.

• At 7:44 p.m., a woman from the 100 block of East Colfax reported her mail was being stolen.

• At 8:35 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported something was being thrown against a window. Police found the objects were snowballs.

• At 11:47 p.m., a caller from South Auburn Street reported four youths were throwing snowballs at cars.


• At 12:03 a.m., a caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported hearing four gunshots. About 50 minutes later, police arrested a youth on suspicion of driving under the influence, and cited and released an 18-year-old woman for having marijuana.

• At 8:15 a.m., a caller from a business on the 500 block of East Main Street in the reported four tires were taken from a vehicle the night before.

• At 8:25 a.m., a caller from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church reported the theft of checks.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 1:14 p.m., a caller from the 10100 block of Crestview Drive reported a woman had stolen wedding bands from the home. The accused woman told a deputy she did not have them.

• At 4:47 p.m., a woman from the 12900 block of Francis Drive reported her son was acting violently, possibly was using drugs and she was concerned others could try to rob the residence.

• At 10:02 p.m., a man from the 10900 block of Gold Hill Drive reported a physical disturbance and said he returned to find property damage at the home.

• At 10:29 p.m., a woman from the 500 block of Dean Alley reported a person was at her door, smelling of alcohol and appearing “twitchy.”


• At 9:47 a.m., a woman on the 11800 block of Tammy Way who works as a telemarketer reported calling to a number in San Francisco. She said a person answered the telephone and said they were being held at gunpoint, then hung up. The Sheriff’s Office reported the incident to San Francisco police.

• At 12:07 p.m., a man from the 14600 block of Talking Pines Road reported a burglary to his home in the previous two weeks.

• At 12:17 p.m., a burglary was reported at Nevada Union High School on Ridge Road.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 7:51 a.m., a caller reported vandalism to a vehicle on the 1000 block of Grove Street.

• At 11:29 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious man walking around Nevada City Elementary School on Main Street. Police told the man to leave and not return. The man left.

• At 11:55 a.m., a caller from a business on the 500 block of Searls Avenue reported the boyfriend of a former employee was making threats against the business.

• At 12:15 p.m., a suspicious man was reported in the playground area of Grass Valley Learning Center. Police found he was practicing his aura.

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