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Police blotter: Downed trees, power lines due to storm

Grass Valley Police Department


9:24 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported receiving stolen checks.

10:36 a.m. — A caller reported that chain controls were in effect from McKnight Way to Interstate 80.

10:38 a.m. — Chain controls were being put into effect on Highway 174 at Memorial Park.

12:56 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Colfax Avenue reported a roommate was drunk and wouldn’t let the caller out of the bathroom.

1:19 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Lidster Avenue reported a burglary in progress. The caller was reporting someone in the attic, but it was unfounded. The caller met the police while armed with a machete and was agitated, possibly due to drug or mental health issues.

2:42 p.m. — A caller from North Church and Richardson streets reported a man did not pay his cab fare.

3:33 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a person dumping garbage into the business’ dumpsters.

3:54 p.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Plaza Drive reported a man in a sleeping bag by the side of the building, who had been there since 7:30 a.m.

9:52 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Annex Avenue reported a house fire.


4:43 a.m. — A man from the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported three people trying to get into his motel room and kill him. A 6:23 a.m., a woman reported people keep knocking on the door, and asked for an escort.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:03 a.m. — A caller from Paradise Lane reported a neighbor damaging and removing property stakes in an ongoing dispute.

9:13 a.m. — A caller form Sunset Way reported theft from a vacant residence. It was found to be a civil issue.

9:45 a.m. — A woman from Scott Way reported an ongoing issue with a neighbor taking her cat.

9:47 a.m. — A man from Highway 20 and Rough and Ready Highway reported an 18-wheeler tried to run him off the road.

11:12 a.m. — A caller from Meadow Lake and Deadman Creek roads reported the theft of trees.

11:23 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Highway 20 reported a tree fell on a power line.

11:31 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Old Coach Way reported a tree on a power line had caught fire.

12:13 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Lower Circle Drive reported a tree blocking the road.

1:35 p.m. — A caller from Red Dog and You Bet roads reported a Jeep abandoned in the middle of the road.

1:56 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported a neighbor taking items from the caller’s property.

2:29 p.m. — A caller from Idaho-Maryland Road reported an assault with injuries. A BOLO was issued.

3:52 p.m. — A woman from the 15000 block of Sunnyvale Lane reported a neighbor shot her dog with a BB gun.

7:26 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of McCourtney Road reported dogs chasing cattle.

Nevada City Police Department


11:49 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Zion Street reported a possible attempted theft of a vehicle.


1:53 a.m. — A caller from Coyote Street reported hearing a shot from a large-caliber gun.

10:45 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Lindley Avenue reported a person breaking dishes and threatening people.

2:30 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Gracie Rad reported a window had been tampered with.

7:44 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported a fight involving two people.

10:26 p.m. — A man from Gethsemane and South Pine streets reported his vehicle possibly had been stolen.

— Liz Kellar

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