Police Blotter: Gutter to karate, stuck baby skunk and alfalfa in the fast lane | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter: Gutter to karate, stuck baby skunk and alfalfa in the fast lane

Grass Valley Police Department did not provide the daily activity log.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


9:02 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Franchi Place reported their neighbor sprayed poison on his property and lemon trees and is also putting trash along the fence line.

9:44 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Combie Road reported a cold assault that occurred Sunday when they were punched in the face by an adult male who had been drinking.

10:53 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a $1600 Apple laptop was stolen from her vehicle that was parked at the disc golf course.

11:14 a.m. — A caller from Spenceville Road and El Nora Drive reported a suspicious male with brown, shaggy hair who is tall and skinny wearing unknown colored shirt and pants who was lying in the gutter and is now doing karate on the side of the road.

12:29 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Maidu Lane reported a live baby skunk under the hood of her vehicle.

2:07 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and Oakhurst Drive reported a big bail of alfalfa in the fast lane.

2:34 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Natasha Court reported a possible phone scam regarding her medication. She received a call from Silverscripts asking for personal information and when she asked for a supervisor, the caller hung up.

3:56 p.m. — A caller from Brunswick Road and Loma Rica Drive reported a 6-year-old in orange clothing, riding a bike along the roadway going toward the Loma Rica area.

5:05 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported at least two units have been burglarized.

5:25 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley Road and Highway 20 reported a male subject lying in the bushes near the gas station on the side of the road waving his hands around.

7:38 p.m. — A caller from Torrey Pines and Sunset Ridge drives reported she saw a suspicious red truck at listed location at about 4 p.m. and they have a picture of it.

8:07 p.m. — A caller from Rough and Ready and Pioneer roads reported a bear walking through Rough and Ready near the school bus stop about 100 yards west of where Rough and Ready Road narrows.

11:04 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Alta Street reported a window screen appears to have been pulled back and office lights are on and nobody is supposed to be there and it has been burglarized recently.

11:50 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Highway 174 reported a male subject in front of their residence who is ranting and yelling.

Nevada City Police Department


10:33 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Broad Street reported theft of signs by customers.

2:30 p.m. — A caller from Zion Street reported they have a shoplifter in custody.

4:47 p.m. — A caller from Broad Street reported a man in his 50s with grey hair and beard who was throwing nails and hinges at a bus passing by.

8:17 p.m. — A caller from Ridge Road reported vandalism with 30-50 subjects.


1:33 p.m. — A caller from Commercial Street reported two male subjects were just harassing her to pay for a public parking spot.


7:34 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported she is an employee of the business which she just pulled up on and the door is ajar and there is a backpack outside the back door and no one is in sight.

— Jennifer Terman

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