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Police blotter


• At 11:22 a.m., a man flagged down an officer on the 300 block of North School Street to report his license plates were stolen from his car, which was parked there. The officer took a report for petty theft.

• At 5:36 p.m., a caller from East Main Street near Sierra College reported a reckless female driver in a bronze Kia with children inside. The woman almost ran off the road twice and then stopped at a green light. The caller blocked the woman in a parking lot, and the woman attempted to run the caller over when she was confronted. Police made contact and arrested the 48-year-old woman for drunken driving and child endangerment.

• At 7:23 p.m., a woman called from the 200 block of Sutton Way to report “she just ran over her old man” on Dog Bar Road. Police made contact with the woman, and the CHP determined the incident was not a hit and run. No response was needed.

• At 7:38 p.m., a caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported someone was stealing cat traps from behind a drug store. Police took a report for petty theft of two cat traps.

• At 7:53 p.m., two callers reported the green light was not working on South Auburn Street at Neal Street.

• At 11:51 p.m., a man at the Nevada Club told an officer he was looking for police regarding a possible argument that occurred earlier when someone tried to walk off with his horse.

• At 11:57 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Bennett Street at Ophir Street and arrested a 23-year-old man for drunken driving.


• At 7:09 a.m., a caller from Ridge Road reported a deer had been hit in front of the high school and was still alive. Information was given to the sheriff’s office because of jurisdiction.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• At 6:34 p.m., a caller from Dog Bar Road reported a vehicle accident involving a man and a woman who were intoxicated. The ambulance driver was unable to locate any accident.

• At 7:18 p.m., a man calling from a pay phone said he and his girlfriend were in a fight and he was trying to get away from her. He was hitchhiking, and she was following him on foot and wouldn’t leave him alone. He said they live together and he wanted some time alone. He did not want to escalate the situation further.


• At 8:47 a.m., a man called to report he was in a confrontation this morning at DarkHorse Golf Club. His wife’s father came to his job site with a crowbar, said he was going to assault him, and hit his truck with the crowbar. The man said he did not want to press charges, he just wanted his father-in-law to stay away from him.

Nevada City Police Department


• At 3 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Zion Street reported a wheel and hub assembly for a Ford Bronco II was stolen. The Bronco had been parked on Zion Street.

– Robyn Moormeister

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