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Police blotter: ‘Cool guy Sam’ just wants to avoid being bitten, Tased or Maced

Grass Valley Police Department


10:08 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported receiving a fraudulent check.

11:08 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East McKnight Way reported fraud on a bank account.

1:58 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Stennett Street reported two men and a woman refusing to leave and locking themselves in a bathroom. A man was arrested on a warrant and a woman was cited and released.

3:52 p.m. — A caller reported a possibly stolen or embezzled vehicle.

8:02 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Forest Glade Circle reported a man came to the door and said he needed to meet 200 people without getting bit, Tased or Maced. Another caller reported he said his name was Sam, the cool guy. He was selling magazines and was advised it was against a city ordinance.


3:40 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Nursery Street reported a vehicle window had been broken out.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:05 a.m. — A caller from the 29000 block of New School Road reported trespassers.

8:53 a.m. — A caller from Indian Springs Road and Elnora Drive reported a coyote stuck in a fence; someone had set cones out.

10:20 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Loma Rica Drive reported a physical fight involving a man and a woman. They were yelling and throwing bags at each other, then left.

11:18 a.m. — A caller from the Lake of the Pines wastewater treatment plant reported vandalism.

11:47 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Highway 174 requested extra patrols due to drug activity.

11:52 a.m. — A caller from Ocelot Drive and Wolf Creek Road reported a physical fight. A woman was cited on suspicion of child endangerment and battery.

12:31 p.m. — A caller reported a woman missing since the night before, when she went on a date. Her debit card had bene used in Nevada and her phone was registering near Fallon, Nevada. At 12:21 a.m., she was located on foot in Winnemucca and she was taken for a mental health evaluation.

1 p.m. — A woman from the 20000 block of Elkgrove Court reported a man stole her vehicle.

1:09 p.m. — A caller from McCourtney and Lime Kiln roads reported a vehicle hit a power pole, which was across the roadway.

2:52 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of red Dog Road reported identity theft.

3:40 p.m. — A caller from Lake Vera Purdon and Rock Creek roads reported a dog has been attacked by a squirrel, which was then “unresponsive.”

3:42 p.m. — A caller from the 21000 block of Adamson Drive reported a man was beating a dog with a fence post.

4:32 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Duggans Road reported a fraudulent cashiers check.

6:19 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Alta Sierra Drive reported a hit and run.

7:01 p.m. — A caller reported a man stuck and high-centered in snow on Bloomfield-Graniteville and Ophir Silver roads. He had a dead battery. He was located and his wife picked him up.

7:27 p.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Idaho-Maryland Rad reported a man hitting a vehicle with a flashlight.

8:59 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Sierra Circle reported hearing rifle shots; it was quiet when a deputy arrived.

9:15 p.m. — A caller from Banner Quaker Hill and Pasquale road reported hearing 10-15 shots. Nothing was located.

10:05 p.m. — A caller from Saffron Drive reported hearing yelling and gunshots. No crime was found to have occurred.

11 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Greenbriar Way reported a man was outside a girl’s bedroom window and started knocking on the window. Earlier there had been a report of a man on foot wearing all black and a ski mask. No one was located.


12:33 a.m. — A caller from Chances R Road reported a possible identity theft.

Nevada City Police Department


12:09 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Gold Flat Road reported batteries had been stolen from a business.

8:38 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sacramento Street reported a possible fraud.

— Liz Kellar

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