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Police blotter


• At 6:07 p.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of Neal Street reported that two juveniles had stolen a jar with money in it for tips.

• At 7:46 p.m., a caller from the Brunswick overpass at Highway 49 reported that two juveniles were possibly throwing objects onto the freeway. Officers responded and cited the juveniles for a pedestrian violation.

• At 7:53 p.m., a caller from the corner of Kidder Avenue and Valley View Drive reported that a group of about 20 juveniles was harassing her and her son.


• At 12:36 a.m., a caller from an apartment building on the 100 block of Berryhill Drive reported that someone had opened her door and the door across the hall.

• At 1:03 a.m., a caller from the 600 block of Penstock Drive reported that residents in the house were harassing her and having a loud party directly beneath her studio window.

• At 8:09 a.m., a caller from the 900 block of La Barr Meadows Road reported that someone had punched an employee and left in a white Dodge Dakota. Officers made contact with the suspect, but the victim chose not to press charges.

• At 2:43 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of West Main Street reported that a man assaulted her, putting his hands all over her while she stood outside a bar smoking. A 25-year-old Catoti man later was contacted nearby and arrested and booked in the Nevada County Jail on suspicion of battery.

• At 4:38 p.m., a caller from the 1000 block of East Main Street reported spousal abuse. A 40-year-old Grass Valley man was arrested and booked on suspicion of spousal abuse.

• At 5:03 p.m. a caller from the 200 block of East Main Street reported three men tried to sell her perfume that didn’t seem like perfume. She told officers she smelled some and “felt funny.” She denied medical attention. Police checked the area but did not locate the alleged suspects.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 6:14 p.m., a caller from the 23000 block of Wayfarer Court reported that a neighbor had threatened her and her husband while they were outside. At 7:33 p.m., the same caller reported that the neighbor had pulled down some yellow caution tape on her property and threatened to kill her.

• At 6:17 p.m., a caller from Bubbling Wells Road reported that the neighbors had been riding dirt bikes in the area all day.

• At 8:24 p.m., an off-duty Grass Valley police officer followed a vehicle after suspecting that the driver was under the influence. Deputies arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of driving under the influence and possession of a switchblade.


• At 9:41 a.m., a caller from a church on the 13000 block of Squirrel Creek Road reported that a man had caused a verbal disturbance during a function for women and children and became belligerent when he was asked to leave. The man left, but the caller was concerned he’d come back.

• At 10:42 a.m., deputies arrested a 22 year-old Grass Valley man on suspicion of false imprisonment, inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant, and sexual penetration with a foreign object with force. He was booked into the Nevada County Jail on suspicion of those same charges.

• At 11:06 a.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Lowell Hill Road reported a man on a green motorcycle charged across his property at a high speed and hit his wife in the back of the head with stones. The woman declined medical attention. Rocks also were thrown at the man’s car which caused paint damage. Sheriff’s officers couldn’t locate suspects.

• At 1:16 p.m., a caller from the 15000 of Mount Olive Road reported several individuals were riding horses on a track and field area at a nearby school despite a sign saying no animals were allowed. Sheriff’s officers contacted the individuals and the riders agreed to leave.

• At 6:50 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Ridge Road reported he thinks a fellow school student put drugs in his drink the other day.


• At 2:54 a.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported his car being burglarized. When Sheriff’s officers responded they found the front window smashed in and about $20 in change and three cases of beer missing from the car. The caller reported a full-sized sedan leaving the area after the incident. Police were unable to locate possible suspects.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 2:40 p.m., a caller from a convenience store on the 300 block of Sacramento Street reported that a man had walked in, stolen something and walked out.

-Jill Bauerle and Greg Moberly

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