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Police blotter

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 8:58 p.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of Neal Street reported that a man asked for a free sandwich and made a scene when he was denied.


• At 2:08 a.m., a caller from the 500 block of Mill Street reported that a man wearing a flowered shirt and khakis had passed out on the sidewalk. When officers made contact with the man, he said he was waiting for his dog. Officers escorted him back to his hotel.

• At 6:28 a.m., a caller from the intersection of Bank and Mill Streets reported that a storm drain cover was missing. Public works responded, and found that the cover had fallen into the drain.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 11:43 a.m. a caller from the 12000 block of Madrona Way reported that on Thursday night someone had spray painted all signs and posts on a private road with green paint.

• At 2:03 p.m., a caller from the 16000 block of Duggans Road reported that a neighbor threatened to turn him in for having horses running loose on his property and threatened to drive her car into a horse and kill it if she saw one on the road. Before leaving, she threw rocks at the caller and swerved her car toward some horses.

• At 2:13 p.m., a caller from the 13000 block of Diamond Oaks Drive reported that a man in his 40s with long dreadlocks knocked on his back door and started asking invasive questions about who lived at the house and when they were usually home. The caller thought that the man was casing the property for possible theft.

• At 4:07 p.m., a caller from the 1000 block of Maidu Avenue reported that a man wearing a red shirt and a fisherman’s hat was yelling at people and trying to get into a vehicle that wasn’t his. Deputies arrested the 56 year-old Grass Valley man for being drunk in public.

• At 7:11 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Via Vista Road reported that two college-age men were going door to door acting strangely.

• At 7:49 p.m., a caller from Lowell Hill reported that he was seeing bullets flying over his house, and that in the past gunfire had been going off in the middle of the night in what he didn’t feel was a “safe manner.”

• At 8:38 p.m., a caller from Robin Avenue reported that a man stood outside of his parked truck urinating and exposing himself to the public. Deputies advised the man to use a bathroom.


• At 8:05 a.m., a caller from the 19000 block of Norlene Way reported that two unlocked cars had been entered on Friday night, but nothing was stolen.

• At 8:33 a.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Norlene Way reported the theft of stereo equipment and cash from an unlocked vehicle.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 9:13 p.m., a caller from Nevada Street reported that a man driving a dark Honda sedan stopped his car in the middle of the street, got out and lit something on fire.

• At 9:19 p.m., a caller from the 500 block of Coyote Street reported the theft of a rose bush. The thief, wearing a light plaid shirt and blue jeans, was last seen running toward Alexander Street.


• At 8:29 a.m., a caller from a restaurant on the 300 block of Commercial Street reported that a burglar had broken in through an unlocked window.

-Jill Bauerle

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