Police blotter: Grass Valley explosion was mortar
Grass Valley Police Department
8:53 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a neighbor has her TV set up very loud at night. The caller became agitated, then started cursing and said the officers had all the information they needed to get the neighbor taken to a nursing home.
10:59 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 1600 block of East Main Street reported a stolen vehicle.
11:38 a.m. — A caller from La Barr Meadows Road and East McKnight Way reported road rage with a driver stopping repeatedly, and then reportedly trying to ram the caller’s vehicle. The driver denied stopping and said he swerved once to avoid a cat. No charges were desired.
12:36 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Sutton Way reported a man on a mountain bike asking people for money.
2:37 p.m. — A caller from Sutton Way and Brunswick Drive reported a female driver swerving all overt the road, who smelled strongly of alcohol. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
4:43 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a panhandler.
5:59 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Bennett Street reported a very young boy playing with bottle rockets and throwing rocks at a window.
7:24 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a transient camp, which could not be located.
7:49 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of eye drops, which were then returned for cash. A man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation, and a woman was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary, being under the influence of a controlled substance, and possessing drug paraphernalia.
8:39 p.m. — A man from Park Avenue and South Auburn Street reported an assault but did not want to press charges.
8:52 p.m. — Multiple callers reported an explosion in the 400 block of Mill Street. Someone set off a mortar, but could not be located.
10:05 p.m. — A woman from the 300 block of Mill Street requested that a drunken man be removed from a residence. He was reportedly found hiding in a closet and was arrested on a number of out-of-county warrants.
10:47 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Northridge Drive reported doorbell ditching.
3:15 a.m. — An online report was filed for vandalism.
3:16 a.m. — An online report from the 300 block of Mill Street reported a theft.
3:17 a.m. — A theft was reported online in the 300 block of Bennett Street.
3:18 a.m. — Vandalism was reported online in the 800 block of West Main Street.
3:20 a.m. — A fraud was reported online from the 200 block of Litton Drive.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:42 a.m. — A man from cedar Crest Court reported he was walking on a trail and was hit in the head with a walking stick by a man after an argument about the caller’s dog being off leash.
9:29 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 11000 block of Slow Poke Lane reported the theft of tools.
10:40 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Starwood Lane reported a bear came into a house and went into the fridge.
10:43 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Maybert Road reported a person cut a water line.
11:53 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Fairy Ring Mushroom Court requested a call regarding goat ownership.
12 p.m. — A woman from the 18000 block of Starduster Lane reported a caller claimed to be from Microsoft and said her computer had been hacked.
3:36 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Wolf Road reported several men messing with boxes on telephone poles. They could not be located.
7:36 p.m. — A man from Torrey Pines Drive reported a person punched him in the face.
8:39 p.m. — A caller from Holly Davo Place reported a man shot himself outside a residence. A coroner’s report was requested.
9:27 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported a person was attacking a vehicle with a sledgehammer.
1:42 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Clover Court reported someone trying to get into a residence.
4:07 a.m. — A man from the 12000 block of Alta Sierra Drive reported someone set a fire in a backyard.
Nevada City Police Department
5:19 p.m. — A caller from Willow Valley Road reported a bus driver is a serial killer. It might be a dementia issue.
5:23 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Sacramento Street reported an elderly man getting on the freeway the wrong way from the offramp.
8:47 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported a man walking around with his shorts unzipped, lifting his shirt to expose himself. He was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
9:10 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of West Broad Street reported a scam phone call.
11:15 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Nevada City Highway reported people kicking over trash cans.
3:38 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Old Downieville Highway reported a man sleeping in the middle of the road. He was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
7:59 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Zion Street reported a man urinating on a wall, who was gone when an officer arrived.
8:56 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Main Street reported hearing an argument and then a loud sound, then saw two men drag a person into a driveway. A report was taken.
3:57 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Broad Street reported loud violins, which could not be located.
11:17 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Boulder Street reported a man spraying cars with a hose as they drive by; he could not be located.
3:20 p.m. — A caller from the hospital reported a man with human bites, who was being uncooperative.
6:28 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Railroad Avenue reported a theft.
8:30 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 reported two gunshots; it was quiet when an officer arrived.
10:31 p.m. — A caller from Main and Church streets reported dogs howling in pain, sounding like they are choking on their own blood. It was quiet when an officer arrived.
— Liz Kellar
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