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Police Blotter

Grass Valley

Police Department

Thursday – 75 calls for service

7:30 a.m. – Callers reported a downed tree blocking traffic at the intersection of Bank and Tinloy streets.

9:25 a.m. – A man at a coffee shop on the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported another man threatened to smash his head following an accident. The caller had accidentally slammed his car door into the second man’s truck, and the second man chased him into the coffee shop while making threats. When the caller returned to his car, the door had been keyed.

9:33 a.m. – Officers arrested a woman at a pharmacy on the 700 block of Sutton Way for attempting to pick up forged prescriptions.

n 12:39 p.m. – A woman on the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported gasoline was siphoned from her vehicle.

1:15 p.m. – Officers were called to a store on the 100 block of Neal Street after employees kicked out transients who were hanging out there. The transients then spit on the store’s walls and possibly were doing drugs.

5:25 p.m. – A man at Elisabeth Daniels Park reported a transient was urinating on a building there.


1:44 a.m. – Officers responded to reports of a young man in a white van downtown asking people if they wanted “to party.” Callers believed the man was attempting to sell drugs.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office

Thursday – 99 calls for service

9:08 a.m. – A woman on the 10000 block of Gold Flat Road reported her daughter refused to go to school.

11:20 a.m. – A man on the 25000 block of Rodeo Flat Road reported a saddled horse walked across his property without its rider.

2:59 p.m. – A man on the 11000 block of La Barr Meadows reported a woman pulled into his driveway to vomit and then sped away, leaving the mess behind.

Nevada City

Police Department

Thursday – 16 calls for service

5:58 p.m. – Officers responded to reports from Zion Street that a man had passed out at the wheel of his car in front of a doctor’s office.


3:25 a.m. – A caller reported hearing people screaming in Pioneer Park. Officers found it was people playing Frisbee.

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