Police blotter: Rabid possums, witchcraft accusations, catnappers
Grass Valley Police Department
7:22 a.m. — A woman reported a man following her in a possible road rage incident at Freeman Lane and Taylorville Road.
8:36 a.m. — A man was arrested in the 600 block of South Auburn Street on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender, as well as a warrant.
9:56 a.m. — A caller from Mill and Neal streets reported a man claimed to have found a $4,000 check in the trash and wanted money to turn it over. He could not be located.
1 p.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported a man with an oxygen tank sleeping against the transformer.
2:34 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Main Street reported an embezzled vehicle. A man was arrested on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia.
3:11 p.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported public urination; no one was located.
3:50 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a man with a beer in his hand loitering in the area; he could not be located.
5:39 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 100 block of Joerschke Drive reported possibly having cashed a fraudulent check.
6:25 p.m. — A woman from the 1100 block of Sutton Way reported a man said he had “cotton fever” and fled from a vehicle.
12:17 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Henderson Street reported a suspicious man walking around the building. At 12:47 a.m., the caller reported he was hiding in the bushes. He could not be located.
12:53 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Mill Street reported hearing a loud bang.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
10:14 a.m. — A caller from a business reported someone filled up the trash cans and dumpster.
10:23 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Apache Court reported a dog chasing horses.
10:25 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Siesta Drive reported two women in a physical fight.
11:53 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Indian Springs Road reported a lost or stolen license plate.
12:17 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Alioto Drive reported possible identity theft.
1:19 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Meyer Way reported the theft of a bicycle.
2:55 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 10000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported the fraudulent use of a credit card.
4:29 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Gray Oak Drive reported identity theft.
4:40 p.m. — A caller form the 16000 block of Lower Colfax Road reported a man out of control. He was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
4:53 p.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Barker Lane reported a woman walked into a residence, then left when confronted. A report was taken.
5:12 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Wanderer Road reported a rabid possum.
7:14 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of East Bennett Road reported piles of trash had been set on fire.
7:17 p.m. — A caller from Perimeter Road reported a neighbor was making accusations of witchcraft.
8:07 p.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Outpost Court reported an explosion. There was a prescribed burn going on.
9 p.m. — A man from John Born Way and Valley Vista Way reported a telephone cable wire ripped a bicycle off the top of his vehicle.
9:13 p.m. — A woman reported people around her house trying to catch her cats outside; she could hear pounding and people saying “here kitty kitty.”
10:30 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Oak Drive reported a woman armed with a knife trying to stab a man; he did not want charges.
— Liz Kellar
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