Police blotter: Man reports falling prey to Chinese terrorism scam
Grass Valley Police Department
8:06 a.m. — A caller from Brighton and Minnie streets reported a man looking into cars.
9:21 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 1200 block of East Main Street reported a man stole towels from the pool area and tried to get into the office through the window.
9:35 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Bank Street reported an injured goose blocking the traffic lane.
1:17 p.m. — A man from the 900 block of West Main Street reported a person called him and claimed to he needed to pay money to dismiss charges that he was supporting terrorism in China. The victim said he had already paid $2,700 and they told him he needed to pay more in the next four hours. A report was taken.
1:50 p.m. — A man from Primrose Lane reported multiple attempted residential burglaries.
5 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 800 block of Sutton Way reported two men in a physical fight, who had left the scene.
5:11 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a man stole a cell phone, credit cards and ID; the property had been retrieved.
5:20 p.m. — A caller from Idaho-Maryland Road and Sutton Way reported two men on motorcycles popping wheelies through traffic with no helmets, and standing on top of the seats, while another man films them. They could not be located.
5:51 p.m. — A caller from Condon Park reported multiple drunken people yelling at kids.
7:03 p.m. — A caller from South Church and West Main streets reported a boy riding a skateboard down the hill, in the middle of the road.
8:12 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Margaret Lane reported a man and a woman arguing, and possibly throwing rocks at each other.
10 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported four people shoplifted beer, which was recovered.
12:32 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported possible prowlers.
2:14 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a loud party.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:18 a.m. — A caller from Steephollow Creek reported people and dogs screaming.
9:15 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Honeybear Road reported a scam.
9:31 a.m. — A man from the 20000 block of Gold Mist Lane reported two men knocked down his gate and he has them on the ground, and is carrying a gun. One of the men said he was there to retrieve a Rhino that was taken from a friend’s house and on a joy ride during the night.
11:28 a.m. — A caller from ocelot Drive reported a juvenile ran away and the house was ransacked.
11:30 a.m. — A caller from the 20000 block of Banner Quaker Hill Road reported trespassing.
11:39 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Gamble Lane reported a neighbor shooting at a woodpecker with a BB gun, and BBs have hit the residence.
12:15 p.m. — A caller from Torrey Pines Drive reported a man was out of control and threatening to light a vehicle on fire after pouring gasoline on it. He then left and a welfare check was requested.
12:53 p.m. — A caller from Lowell Hill Road reported a man refusing to leave, throwing things at a woman. Both then left the scene.
2:28 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Lakeshore South reported a man driving an old police car, driving with lights and talking on the phone, and running people off the road.
2:48 p.m. — A woman from the 16000 block of Auburn Road reported a large bear in her backyard.
3:34 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Valencia Road reported a power line down in the road.
3:42 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Commercial Avenue reported someone dumped a large box of hypodermic needles n a dumpster.
4:13 p.m. — A caller from Rodeo Flat and Combie roads requested extra patrols due to drug activity and fights.
4:33 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Wolf Drive reported a dog chasing livestock; it was returned to its owner.
6:05 p.m. — A woman from Torrey Pines Drive reported a man trying to attack her and kill a dog. He had vandalized a residence and then left out the window.
6:49 p.m. — A caller from Valley Vista Way and Byrne Way reported hearing gunshots and yelling.
6:55 p.m. — A caller from Bartlett Drive reported a man threw a drink at the caller.
7:05 p.m. — A caller from ready Springs School reported juveniles mixing alcohol and smoking at the picnic bench area.
7:33 p.m. — A caller from Quail Post Court reported the theft of marijuana plants.
7:49 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Kenebec Court reported a man tried to steal Halloween decorations and was yelling at a woman about her husband cheating.
9:53 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported a truck and a sedan spinning doughnuts.
1:29 a.m. — A caller from Valley Vista Way reported a house had been entered and gone through.
Nevada City Police Department
12:14 p.m. — A caller from Nivens Lane and East Broad Street reported a man repeatedly sleeping in the middle of the road early in the morning.
3:29 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Broad Street reported men in the parking lot exchanging drugs,
7:34 p.m. — A caller from Spring and Bennett streets reported a van with graffiti on the side that matches graffiti in the area.
2:38 p.m. — A caller from Spring Street reported a man punching a woman.
7:56 p.m. — A caller from Railroad Avenue report hearing gunshots.
8:30 p.m. — A caller from Broad and North Pine streets reported a man driving a truck almost hit several vehicles while parking and got out with a beer bottle in his hand. He then left the scene after hitting a vehicle.
12:53 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Zion Street reported very loud people partying for hours, refusing to be quiet. The situation was mediated.
4:23 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Broad Street reported a couple selling five pounds of marijuana.
7:35 p.m. — A woman from Park Avenue wanted a police officer to open her frozen TV dinner because she has only one usable hand.
— Liz Kellar
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