Police blotter: Caller feels threatened by ‘R2-D2’-like machine
Grass Valley Police Department
2:25 p.m. — A caller reported a man holding a sign and standing on the median of Highway 49 near the Brunswick Road exit.
2:39 p.m. — A caller reported a dog in distress inside a car parked on the 700 block of Maltman Drive.
8:02 p.m. — A caller reported a group of kids with skateboards possibly causing damage to classic cars parked near Colfax Avenue and Henderson Street.
8:34 p.m. — A caller reported a motorcyclist doing wheelies on Highway 20 near McCourtney Road.
10:59 p.m. — A caller reported three men dealing drugs on the 200 block of North Church Street.
11:35 p.m. — A caller on the 100 block of Park Street reported a prowler hiding in the bushes outside; the suspicious person was a neighbor walking a dog.
12:51 a.m. — A caller on the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported a large machine similar to R2-D2 from ‘Star Wars’ parked in the Grass Valley Police Department parking lot; the caller said the machine was there to intimidate her.
3:46 a.m. — A caller on the 300 block of Sutton Way reported a pick-up truck that had been parked with its lights on and engine running for the past hour.
10:34 a.m. — A caller on the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported a break-in to an unlocked car.
12:49 p.m. — A caller reported a man drinking from an open container in front of a business on the 900 block of Sutton Way.
12:59 p.m. — A caller reported a man drinking beer and causing issues with customers in front of a business on the 800 block of Sutton Way.
1:36 p.m. — A caller reported panhandlers in front of a business on the 800 block of Sutton Way.
2:17 p.m. — A caller reported tools stolen from a business on the 700 block of South Auburn Street.
2:33 p.m. — A caller reported two adults and three children panhandling in a parking lot on the 100 block of West McKnight Way.
6:30 p.m. — A caller reported a group drinking and making threats in a skate park on the 600 block of Minnie Street.
8:36 p.m. — A caller reported being locked inside a self-storage facility on the 100 block of Springhill Drive.
8:52 p.m. — A caller reported a woman wrapped in a blanket pacing in front of a house on the 100 block of Maryland Drive.
10:37 p.m. — A caller reported open mailboxes at an apartment complex on the 200 block of Joerschke Drive.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
7:02 a.m. — A caller on the 18200 block of Purdon Road reported a mountain lion killed her goat.
8:11 a.m. — A caller on the 15100 block of Magnolia Road reported around 12 cows heading down the road.
1:03 p.m. — A caller on the 10000 block of Combie Road reported someone slashed the tires on her car.
2:47 p.m. — A caller on the 14900 block of Lauren Lane reported mail theft.
7:23 p.m. — A caller reported a person passed out among beer cans near Highway 20 and Scotts Flat Road.
8:30 p.m. — A caller on the 12300 block of Loma Rica Drive reported trespassers on the property.
11:42 p.m. — A caller on the 11200 block of McCourtney Road reported loud music coming from a music festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.
2:27 a.m. — A caller on the 14800 block of Greenhorn Road reported loud construction in the area.
4:55 a.m. — A caller on the 11800 block of Alta Sierra Drive reported a someone going through mailboxes.
11:05 a.m. — A caller on the 15500 block of Bella Sierra Court reported theft of water from a fire hydrant.
5:18 p.m. — A caller reported a pick-up truck with no plates was dumped on his property on the 17600 block of Mustang Valley Place.
5:40 p.m. — A caller reported a suspicious man standing near a playground on the 18500 block of Penn Valley Drive.
9:53 p.m. — A caller on the 17700 block of Lightfoot Way reported possible prowlers on the property.
10:46 p.m. — A caller on the 13500 block of Garden Bar Road told authorities she returned from vacation to find blood splattered in her bathroom and on her bedroom wall and sheets; there was no sign of forced entry at the home.
— Emily Lavin
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