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Police blotter


• At 12:15 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported two men in their 20s going door to door selling magazine subscriptions, and both gave the name of Mike. Police were unable to locate the men.

• At 1:03 p.m., a caller from a business on the 700 block of South Auburn Street reported a man who had been driving an old, white Chevrolet truck approached an employee and tried to start a fight. Police were unable to locate the man.

• At 4:33 p.m., a caller from a business on the 700 block of East Main Street reported being hit with golf balls from a nearby apartment complex. Police contacted with three people who apologized to the business owner.

• At 7:44 p.m., police arrested a 29-year-old man who was in the police station lobby waiting to talk to an officer. There was a warrant for the man’s arrest.

• At 8:20 p.m., a caller reported two men were walking in and out of traffic on Nevada City Highway. Police contact with the men and they headed home.


• At 12:43 a.m., a 24-year-old man turned himself in on a local warrant at the police station. He was arrested.

• At 8 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Alta Street reported a hit-and-run car accident. The caller had heard the crash, but did not have a description of the vehicle. Police took a report for a noninjury accident.

• At 8:14 a.m., a caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported license plates were stolen.

• At 9:51 a.m., a caller from a parking lot on the 100 block of Neal Street reported two men were sitting in a tan-and-white Chevrolet Blazer watching children who were waiting for the bus. They had been parked there for “some time.” The men were gone when police arrived.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 6:11 p.m., a caller from North San Juan reported numerous vehicles were speeding through town, “spinning donuts” on Highway 49 in front of a bar. Two shots possibly were fired from the vehicles. Deputies checked the area, but the vehicles were gone.

• At 7:58 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Lode Line Way reported three men were driving around town in a van going door to door asking for money. A deputy responded and found the men were selling magazines.

• At 8:26 p.m,, a man called from the 13000 block of Deadmans Flat Road to report his residence was burglarized sometime that day. A firearm and $210 was taken. A deputy took a report for burglary.

• At 8:27 p.m., a 16-year-old boy reported his parents kicked him out of their house on the 18000 block of Wildflower Drive a few weeks ago. He tried to return today and his parents wouldn’t let him. He said he would stay in a motor home for the night.

• At 10:19 p.m., a caller from the 18000 block of Dog Bar Road reported a juvenile had run away. A deputy contacted the juvenile at another residence, and learned the child was scared to return home. The deputy mediated the situation and the juvenile went home.


• At 7:39 a.m., a caller reported finding bones with fabric on them on Relief Hill Road. Deputies determined the bones were from a cow, and the material on them was cowhide.

• At 8:23 a.m., a woman called from North San Juan to report her adult daughter had not been heard from or seen since Friday, and had left her 10-year-old daughter with a friend. The woman said her daughter had recently gotten back together with her ex-boyfriend, with whom there was a history of domestic violence.

• At 10:06 a.m., a deputy took a report on the 10000 block of Keenan Way for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 3:57 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of Clay Street reported a blue Toyota Tacoma pickup was parked on the side of the street facing the wrong way. It was occupied by two men, possibly selling meat. Police made contact and advised the men to leave city limits.

Fire Calls


• At 2:17 a.m., a caller from Carpenter Street in Grass Valley reported smoke that smelled funny was in the air. Police were unable to locate the source of the smell.

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