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Police Blotter

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 9:32 a.m., police arrested a man at a gas station for making threats and violating probation.

• At 10:13 a.m., a caller from the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported a purse was stolen from a vehicle.

• At 10:47 a.m., police assisted someone on the 900 block of Plaza Drive with keys locked in a gold Chevrolet Silverado.

• At 3:57 p.m., a caller from the 500 block of Richardson Street reported a possible prowler last night. Police took a report.

• At 9:59 p.m., police cited a 25-year-old man on East Main and Bennett Street for being drunk in public and arrested him for a local warrant.


• At 1:32 a.m., police arrested a 20-year-old man on East Main Street for drunken driving, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• At 3:10 a.m., a caller from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported an intoxicated man in his 20s wearing a gray polo shirt appeared to have urinated in his pants. Police checked the area and were unable to locate the man.

• At 8:10 a.m., a woman called from Sutton Way to report her 19-year-old boyfriend bit her and tried to run her down with a vehicle. Police took a report and made contact with the boyfriend. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

• At 10:08 a.m., a caller reported the red light was not working at the intersection of Brunswick Road and Sutton Way.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 12:22 p.m., a caller from the 13000 block of Woodstock Drive reported theft of antique fishing poles, creels and reels. Deputies took a report for burglary and grand theft.

• At 3:19 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on the 10000 block of Pleasant Valley Road and arrested a 43-year-old Smartville man for violation of probation and a 50-year-old Penn Valley woman for violation of a court order.

• At 8:31 p.m., a caller from Wolf Road reported two horses were in the roadway headed toward Highway 49. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the horses. The CHP was advised.

• At 11:06 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Sierra Circle reported a raccoon was in the bedroom. It entered the house through the pet door. The caller was able to get the raccoon out of the room.

• At 11:39 p.m., deputies arrested a 22-year-old man on the 12000 block of Tobacco Road for trespassing. The property owner said he was on the property with a flashlight, yelling in the woods.


• At 10:00 a.m., a caller reported a traffic accident on Argall Way. The fire department reported there were no injuries.

• At 10:05 a.m., a caller from a business on the 12000 block of Nevada City Highway reported the theft of movies. Deputies took a report for burglary and petty theft.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 9:57 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Pine Street reported a cat had been attacked by a pit bull. Grass Valley Animal Control was en route.

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