Police blotter: Bench warrant money scams reported
Grass Valley Police Department
9:06 a.m. — A woman from the 400 block of Pine Street reported a man struck a child in the face.
9:44 a.m. — A girl from the 100 block of Ophir Street reported her brother assaulted her after making a mess in the apartment. He left to defuse the situation.
10:15 a.m. — A man from a business in the 100 block of East McKnight Way reported a bad check.
11:52 a.m. — A caller from North Church Street and Doris Drive reported a man and a woman pushing and shoving during an argument.
1:34 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Sutton Way reported an illegal tire dump.
3:29 p.m. — A caller form the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a man stole a hat and shoes. He returned the property.
4:09 p.m. — A woman from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported she had been hit by a vehicle and was injured.
4:31 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported an attempted burglary of a maintenance shop.
8:39 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Mill Street reported a stolen bicycle.
1:32 a.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported four juveniles possibly ding-dong ditching, who took off in different directions. They were located and returned home.
2:16 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Clark Street reported a drunken man punched a mirror during an argument and fled. He could not be located.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:17 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Rough and ready Highway reported identity theft.
9:11 a.m. — A caller from Allison Ranch Road and Southern Mill Place reported a truck with a large tank and a hose running into the creek, possibly dumping something. The truck could not be located.
12:34 p.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Matthew Road reported a man was flipping out and irritating the dogs. The man then called to report the theft of five gallons of water and now he cannot drink.
12:55 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Campbell Loop reported the theft of a generator and tools.
1:10 p.m. — A man from Rainbow Ranch Place reported a suspicious phone call, with a person saying he and his wife had warrants for their arrest.
1:29 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Madrone Forest Drive reported identity theft.
2:21 p.m. — A man from the 15000 block of Mountain View Drive reported someone shot his cat.
3:12 p.m. — A man from the 11000 block of Will O Wisp Court reported a person called and said he had a bench warrant and asked for money.
3:42 p.m. — A caller from Ready Springs School reported a possible burglary.
5:29 p.m. — A man from the 20000 block of Grizzly Creek Road reported assaulting his tenant. He said he hit her in the head with a gun and Tased her. She might be on drugs because she was bleeding profusely from the head and didn’t appear to be fazed. A report was taken.
5:37 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Nevada Street reported possible road rage with a possible gunshot heard.
7:03 p.m. — A caller from Banner Lava Cap Road and Gayle Lane reported a woman hit a power pole with her vehicle and seemed drunk and very disoriented. She then left the scene. At 7:19 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Colfax Avenue reported the vehicle was heavily damaged and the woman was trying to drive away. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and hit and run.
9:50 p.m. — A caller from Western Gateway park reported screaming people; they were screaming for AAA.
10:28 p.m. — A man reported someone had pranked him and changed the number of his phone to call 911 when it was supposed to be Domino’s Pizza. He then accused the operator of not being 911 and hung up.
Nevada City Police Department
11:30 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Zion Street reported transients in tents and using drugs. One person was cited and one was arrested on suspicion of violating post-release community supervision.
4:48 p.m. — A woman from Searls Avenue reported the theft of $8,000 from a safe.
7:27 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Clay Street reported someone just fired a gun.
8:02 p.m. — A caller from East Broad and Broad streets reported a man in a red pickup truck offered two 8-year-old boys candy.
— Liz Kellar
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