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Police blotter

Thursday

• At 3:20 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a woman’s husband had been drinking and was abusive. Police arrived and arrested the 37-year-old man on suspicion of spousal abuse and on a Placer County warrant.

• At 4:03 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of East Main Street reported the possible embezzlement of about $800.



• At 4:24 p.m., a woman called from the 100 block of Richardson Street to report her apartment had been broken into the day before, and she was threatened by a 30-year-old man who is friends with a senior citizen in the complex. Police would follow up.

• At 4:31 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a monster truck with a 9-inch lift, 37-inch tires and a missing grill was taken by someone the caller knew. Police would follow up.




• At 8:33 p.m., police responded to a report of a noninjury accident on the 900 block of Plaza Drive. They arrested a 40-year-old woman for reckless driving.

• At 9:23 p.m., police made contact with 20 young people in a parking lot on the rear of the 100 block of West Main Street. The juveniles dispersed.

Friday

• At 12:14 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported a man had been drinking and was refusing to leave a residence. Police arrived and arrested the 58-year-old man for violating his probation.

• At 1:03 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on a westbound onramp on Highway 20 at Mill Street. They arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of marijuana for sale and an open container while driving.

• At 6:20 a.m., a caller from a hotel on West Main Street reported a lost or stolen knife, approximately 11 inches long, with a fixed blade. One side of the knife read “Randall Made Orlando Florida,” and the other side read “Thrasher.”

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office

Thursday

• At 2:13 p.m., a caller from the 22000 block of Kingston Lane reported a dark blue Honda hatchback was sitting in a parking lot and the driver appeared to be watching buses. The car was last seen following a school bus. The bus driver was contacted and said the car left.

• At 4:56 p.m., a man from the 20000 block of McDaniel Road reported he came home to find a skinny man with a goatee parked in a brown Chevrolet Tahoe backed up against the caller’s deck. Other neighbors had advised the caller the same man had been driving in and out of their driveway. The caller was concerned the man was “casing” the houses in the area.

• At 8:06 p.m., a woman called to say she had called the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office to report she had a dream that Christine Wilson’s body had been dumped into Pittsburgh Mine. A log entry was made.

• At 8:19 p.m., an anonymous caller suspected that a hospice death the night before was really the result of poisoning. The caller said someone was trying to cremate the body as soon as possible. The caller was referred to the coroner’s office. The death is on record with the Sheriff’s Office as a hospice death.

Friday

• At 2 a.m., Grass Valley Police requested a deputy to assist with a possible marijuana grow that an arrestee just admitted to having during a traffic stop.

• At 9:20 a.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Gilmore Way reported two small children were traveling in a blue van without car seats. The person driving the van appeared angry when leaving a day care center. The California Highway Patrol was notified.

• At 9:22 a.m., a woman called from the 14000 block of Parsons Drive and was crying; then a man took the phone and hung up. Dispatchers called back and the woman said her ex-boyfriend, who is on parole, showed up and he hit her. The man left and the woman declined medical attention. Deputies were on the lookout for the man, who has a warrant out for his arrest. A deputy took a report for spousal abuse. The man was last seen in a black Toyota Tercel with possible front end damage.

Nevada City

Police Department

Thursday

• At 4:38 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Broad Street reported an older man with a long beard who was extremely drunk picked up the caller’s dog in the yard and walked off with the dog. When the caller confronted him, the bearded man dropped the dog and staggered away.

• At 5:20 p.m., a caller from Cross Street reported a person was hiding under the patio at a vacant house across the street. The person was gone when police arrived.

– Robyn Moormeister


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