Police blotter: ‘Ball’ of lightning reported
Grass Valley Police Department
7:55 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported three men looking in vehicle windows.
9:59 a.m. — A caller from Butler and Minnie streets reported a motorcycle driving too fast and too loud up and down the street.
10:41 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Brighton Street reported a man hiding in the bushes; the report was unfounded.
11:37 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of paintings.
11:39 a.m. — Several callers from South Auburn Street reported a man screaming expletives and racial slurs; he was admonished.
12:02 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported three dogs locked in a car; the owner was admonished.
12:44 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Colfax Avenue reported finding a meth pipe, and requested extra patrols.
12:51 p.m. — A caller from Madrone Way and Amber Loop reported two dogs attacking a woman, who then left.
2:09 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Success Mine Loop reported a scam letter.
2:59 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported a man and a woman smoking marijuana in front of a business. A man was arrested on a warrant.
3:15 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a shoplifter; no charges were requested.
6:58 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Dalton Street reported a man with a bike and bike trailer stealing items from vehicles, and from a thrift store donation area.
7:28 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported a person shining a laser light into windows and at passing vehicles.
8 p.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Plaza Drive reported people trying to sell drugs to juveniles and panhandling.
3:23 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Oak Street reported a ball of lightning that was 100 to 200 feet long.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:13 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Linnet Court reported vandalism with paint duped on a driveway.
8:21 a.m. — A woman from the 15000 block of Lake Vera-Purdon Road reported a person grabbed her arms and held her down; no medical attention was needed.
9:03 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Roosevelt Drive reported a bear.
9:25 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Vineyard Lakes Drive reported the theft of security lights.
10:11 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Bloomfield-Graniteville Road reported mail theft.
12:15 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Little Valley Road reported the theft of a drive line from a vehicle.
12:26 p.m. — A caller from Stinton Drive and Ball Road reported possible illegal campers.
3:36 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Wolf Road reported email had been hacked.
4:30 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Pingree Road reported a bear going through garbage.
4:43 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley and Sweetland roads reported an overturned vehicle in a ditch with the driver out of the vehicle.
5:52 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Barn Owl Lane reported trespassers who made a phony deal; it was a civil issue.
5:55 p.m. — A caller from Glen Meadow Drive reported threats and vandalism.
6:16 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Betty Way reported a man was bitten by a possibly rabid rat.
6:26 p.m. — A woman from the 10000 block of Shamrock Lode reported a residential break-in with a window screen popped off and possibly someone stepping onto the couch.
6:52 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Little Valley Road reported a possible break-in at a vacant residence.
10:35 p.m. — A caller form the 13000 block of Day Road reported hearing rustling outside a window and then finding three pallets stacked near the window.
12:42 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Burma Road reported a residential break-in with a pistol, clock, computer and other items missing.
Nevada City Police Department
3:23 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Argall Way reported a drug deal.
7:10 p.m. — A caller from Nevada and Boulder streets reported a vehicle burglary with the glove box rifled through.
— Liz Kellar
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