Police blotter: Police fundraising scam reported
Grass Valley Police Department
Saturday (was not published Monday due to email issues)
10:30 a.m. — A man from Maltman Drive reported the theft of a planner from a vehicle.
11:46 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of East Main Street reported being assaulted.
1:09 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported several shots were fired from a vehicle; nothing was located.
3:42 p.m. — A caller from Grey Avenue and LeDuc Street reported drug activity.
5:20 p.m. — A woman reported her siblings were threatening to shoot her because she inherited “Obama money.”
7:52 p.m. — A woman from the 300 block of Mill Street reported a man punched her in the face; he then was punching himself in the face to make it look like she punched him. He was arrested on suspicion of battery.
10:27 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of East Main Street reported a person on the roof of a building; no one was located.
10:52 p.m. — A caller from Lucas Lane reported a woman just choked her.
9:41 a.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Eureka Street reported making a donation pledge to the California State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police she said she discovered it was a fraud, but they will not stop calling her.
10:17 a.m. — A man from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported he was “spinning.”
12:03 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported a man yelling and screaming and refusing to leave after being escorted out of a motel room.
3:30 p.m. — A woman from the 600 block of Minnie Street reported a grandson hitting her vehicle with his skateboard.
3:45 p.m. — A caller reported a neighbor was using drugs.
5:11 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Highlands Court reported lots of foot traffic, possibly due to drugs. No one was located.
7:05 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Hill Street reported an Internet scam.
7:35 p.m. — A caller from a business on West Main Street reported counterfeit bills.
7:44 p.m. — A woman from West Main Street reported an 11-year-old boy throwing things at her.
9:15 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man who stole a bottle of alcohol two hours prior was in the parking lot. A man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and being a minor in possession of alcohol.
10:06 p.m. — A man from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a man in a black Escalade hit him in the parking lot. A BOLO was issued for aggravated assault.
3:09 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported two men trying to break into a motel room, tearing off a screen and yelling for a woman by name.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
9:35 a.m. — A caller from Empress and Bitney Springs roads reported two neglected horses with no water that appeared malnourished, with bad hooves and eye infections.
10:03 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Andrew Court reported the theft of work tools and gasoline from a driveway.
11:21 a.m. — A caller reported fraud.
11:21 a.m. — A man from Varnell Place reported a man broke down a locked door and was throwing things.
12:22 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Allison Ranch Road reported finding a possibly full syringe.
1:01 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Old Washington Road reported a person stole electronics from a residence.
1:17 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a gas theft.
3:02 p.m. — A caller from Squirrel Creek Road and Rough and Ready Highway reported a 6-year-old girl in a pink dress in the middle of the road, refusing to leave, going in and out of traffic.
4:09 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of John Bauer Avenue reported the theft of gas from a vehicle.
4:54 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Old Downieville Highway reported a damaged water main pipe.
5:35 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Pittsburg Road reported a residential burglary with $5,000 in cash, a gun and other items stolen.
5:58 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Wolf Road reported a man and a woman in a physical fight; they were gone when a deputy arrived.
6:23 p.m. — A caller from Purdon Crossing requested information regarding mining claims and trespassing.
6:41 p.m. — A caller from Pleasant Valley Road and Lake Wildwood Drive reported a motorcyclist driving at excessive speed, who tried to grab the arm of a bicyclist as he drove by.
8 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Flying T Road reported a vehicle crashed through a gate and the driver fled on foot.
1:01 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Clover Valley Road reported a loud party and a bonfire.
3:44 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Thunder Road reported a person yelling and screaming in the front yard; the person was going home.
— Liz Kellar
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