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Police blotter: Multiple callers report IRS, treasury department scams

Grass Valley Police Department

Friday

8 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Colfax Avenue reported a man brandishing a large stick and talking to himself.



8:42 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported a woman in black loitering in the area; she was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possessing drug paraphernalia.

10:23 a.m. — A caller reported a hit and run accident in the Neal Street Safeway parking lot.




10:52 a.m. — A caller reported a neighbor with a large marijuana grow who throws marijuana debris in the caller’s yard.

2:30 p.m. — A caller from Upper Slate Creek Road reported a man squatting on property with an abandoned house.

2:44 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Central Avenue reported a kid came into the business and said there was going to be a “war” at Memorial Park.

6:28 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a shoplifter, who was cited and released.

8:38 p.m. — A caller from East Berry hill Drive and East Main Street reported road rage with a man yelling that he was going to pull the caller out of his car.

8:43 p.m. — A man reported being followed by at least eight cars; no one was located.

10:24 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of West Berryhill Drive reported a physical fight involving about 12 juveniles, with one person on the ground. Some then left, saying they needed to go get more beer. A report was taken. At 11 p.m., a caller reported yelling and possible fighting.

11:24 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 900 block of Sutton Way reported a man lying on a couch, refusing to leave.

Saturday

12:31 a.m. — A caller from the 100 bock of Colfax East reported a person stealing a motorcycle from the back of a truck.

2:44 a.m. — A caller from the 1800 block of East Main Street reported the theft of a purse.

2:50 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Bennett Street reported a pregnant woman in the woods needed help.

7:49 a.m. — A caller from the 900 block of Plaza Drive reported a burglary to a vehicle.

10:43 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a theft.

11:23 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of North Church Street reported people going in and out of a garage, taking items. A door to the garage showed signs of forced entry. A man was contacted and was uncooperative and verbally abusive. The resident declined to file a complaint and the man left on foot.

2:49 p.m. — A caller from Richardson and North Auburn streets reported a man standing next to a SUV with a girl standing on the tailgate with her pants and underwear down. They could not be located.

3:32 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a shoplifter; a man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary, possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

5:40 p.m. — A man from Memorial Park reported a man stole items from him, but declined to press charges. The suspect was admonished and told not to return to the park for 72 hours.

6:27 p.m. — A man from the 700 block of South Auburn Street reported a man with a crossbow, who was crazy. A struggle was heard and the line disconnected. On call-back, the caller was uncooperative. A report was taken.

6:43 p.m. — A caller from Brunswick Road and East Main Street reported a woman throwing rocks at a building, acting irrational and screaming at people. She could not be located.

6:46 p.m. — A caller from the Dorsey Drive overpass reported a woman carrying a large shotgun; she was given a ride.

6:58 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Lidster Avenue reported vandalism to a yard; the situation was mediated.

7:18 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported hearing an assault; they were lost and yelling.

7:45 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Old Tunnel Road reported a transient camp.

8:33 p.m. — A woman from the 300 block of West Main Street reported the theft of a black Mercedes.

Sunday

12:05 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Celesta Drive reported a party with unsupervised and extremely drunken juveniles. Several were arrested on suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of marijuana and controlled substances, and providing false ID.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office

Friday

8:14 a.m. — A caller from Biladeau Lane and Pleasant Valley Road requested a welfare check on two horses.

8:18 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Banner Lava Cap Road reported a residential burglary with entry through a sliding window; electronics and jewelry were stolen.

10:22 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Victorian Court reported a scam phone call.

11:23 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Banner Lava Cap Road reported a burglary to a shed with multiple tools stolen.

11:28 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Chaparral Drive reported an IRS/treasury department scam call.

11:55 a.m. — A caller from Combie Road and Peninsula Drive requested extra patrols due to loitering vehicles and suspected drug activity.

12:42 p.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Lakeview Place reported losing $600 in a moneygram scam.

1:10 p.m. — A woman from the 1200 block of Burma Road reported a dog had been attacked by other dogs three times.

2:04 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Dennis Way reported losing $5,000 in a U.S. Treasury phone scam.

2:22 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Country Air Lane reported a burglary with items missing and damage.

2:36 p.m. — A caller from Town Talk and Old Tunnel roads reported people urinating n public and throwing trash over a fence.

7:57 p.m. — A woman from the 11000 block of Sidehill Circle reported an attempted burglary. She heard a noise and turned on a garage light, causing a truck to speed away.

8:39 p.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Hansen Lane reported a woman trespassing, possibly casing a residence.

Saturday

9:31 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Gold Drive reported a man chasing a woman and throwing items; he could not be located.

10:58 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Foster Road reported a vehicle window had been smashed.

11:34 a.m. — A woman at Nevada Union High School reported an assault; no medical attention was needed.

11:38 a.m. — Several callers from Carrie and Lorie drives reported a burn pile or bonfire.

12:25 p.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Bumpy Road reported identity theft.

1:44 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Silver Pine Circle reported a scam IRS call.

4:30 p.m. — A caller from Greenhorn and Brunswick roads reported possible stolen items on Craigslist.

5:08 p.m. — A caller reported two teens ran away after testing positive for marijuana; they returned at about 9:19 p.m.

7:48 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Red Dog Road reported a woman refusing to leave, who was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.

10:34 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley and Birchville roads reported a motorhome on fire.

11:34 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Combie Road reported two juveniles asking people to by them alcohol.

Sunday

1:12 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of North Bloomfield-Graniteville Road reported someone knocking on a window, then called back to say no one could be located outside.

Nevada City Police Department

Friday

9:30 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Boulder Street reported vandalism to a vehicle.

Saturday

1:22 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported a large fight and a woman driving around, hitting other cars and running into people. She was making laps around the block, trying to hit people.

1:31 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sacramento Street reported a shoplifter.

— Liz Kellar


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