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Police blotter


• At 10:56 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported a vehicle was vandalized with a rock.

• At 11:59 a.m., police took a report for spousal abuse on the 200 block of Dorsey Drive.

• At 2:41 p.m., police recovered a stolen vehicle on the 100 block of South Auburn Street.

• At 3:47 p.m., a woman called from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway to report two men were looking through her fence. Police checked the area extensively and were unable to locate them.

• At 4:26 p.m., a caller from the 500 block of Idaho-Maryland Road reported two loose dogs – a pit bull and a boxer – had chased a cat and scratched the caller’s vehicle. Animal Control was notified.

• At 11:32 p.m., a caller from Memorial Park reported a fire in a trash can in the women’s bathroom. An officer notified Public Works.


• At 12:27 a.m., a caller from Henderson Street reported hearing what sounded like dogs being tortured. Police checked the area and found no dogs or noise.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 9:33 a.m., a woman called from a park on the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a pit bull attacked her German shepherd. The woman said she pepper sprayed the pit bull and its owner. The woman was charged with assault. A report was forwarded to Animal Control and the District Attorney.

• At 10:58 a.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Keenan Way reported a 17-year-old boy ran away, and that he runs away frequently. The caller said the boy’s 18-year-old girlfriend contributed to his behavior. The juvenile was located by Roseville police.

• At 12:48 p.m., a caller from the 13000 block of Wolf Hollow Road reported several people were cutting down trees near a creek bed and possibly removing a white van. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the people or the van.

• At 2:53 p.m., a man called from the 10000 block of Berggren Lane to report people came into his yard and onto his deck and were mocking his wife. When his wife threatened to let the dog out of the house, the people left.

• At 6:44 p.m., a man called from the 14000 block of Rough and Ready Highway to report a person tried to steal gasoline from his silver minivan.

• At 9:14 p.m., a caller from the 18000 block of Hummingbird Drive reported a man was acting strange. He had been threatening to kill people and was carrying a large knife.

• At 10:27 p.m., a man called from the 22000 block of Pleasant Valley Road to report his house was burglarized and his car was missing from his driveway. The caller found a screwdriver, possibly used to steal the car. The car is a 1988 light metallic-blue Honda Civic hatchback, lowered, with chrome rims and low-profile tires. Deputies took a report for burglary and car theft.


• At 12:18 a.m., deputies found the stolen Honda Civic on Birchville Road.

• At 5:29 a.m., a caller from North Bloomfield Road reported an injury accident on the street between a logging truck and a vehicle. Paramedics responded; there were no injuries, and no logging truck was involved.

• At 6:52 a.m., local law enforcement was on the lookout for a 37-year-old man on parole who possibly attempted to kidnap his ex-girlfriend in Auburn around midnight. The man was last seen headed toward Highway 49 in his burgundy 1999 Dodge Dakota. The alleged victim told Auburn Police the man had been taking drugs.

• At 7:33 a.m., a man called from Dolores Drive to report his son had been threatened several times by another juvenile with a knife at a bus stop. A deputy talked with the caller and would interview the caller’s son later.

• At 8:14 a.m., a woman called from the 14000 block of Talking Pines Road to report her 6-year-old daughter told her a man with braided hair and a long gray beard had been on their property earlier in the morning. He had been driving a dark blue car. A deputy found no evidence the man had been there.

– Robyn Moormeister

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