Police blotter: Sept. 17: ‘Friday the 13th’ scam
Grass Valley Police Department
Friday — 62 calls for service
9:46 a.m. — A caller from Sutton Way reported a man possibly stealing cases of organic seaweed. It was found to have been thrown away because it was no good.
11:58 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported the theft of mail.
2:28 p.m. — A person in the 100 block of West McKnight Way was cited on suspicion of shoplifting.
5:11 p.m. — A woman in the 100 block of West McKnight Way was arrested on suspicion of violating probation and shoplifting.
5:14 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported being assaulted by a man.
5:29 p.m. — A caller from memorial Park reported a group of juveniles shoving another juvenile. None of the involved parties could be located.
5:33 p.m. — A woman from the 400 block of Colfax Avenue reported her vehicle had been broken into and items stolen.
9:58 p.m. — A woman from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported being assaulted by her boyfriend, She did not need medical attention.
12:31 a.m. — A man from the 100 block of West Empire Street reported someone knocked on his door and left.
2:18 a.m. — A caller from South Church Street reported a physical fight involving bats. It was found to have been verbal only.
2:44 a.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Northridge Drive reported her residence had been broken into and two laptops were missing.
8:20 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of South Auburn Street reported three people throwing donated items in the street.
10:42 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Harper Street reported an eBay scam. The victim ordered $3,000 of camera equipment and only received a “Friday the 13th” DVD.
12:57 p.m. — A caller from Sutton Way and East Main Street reported three men chasing a fourth man who they said stole something from a vehicle. The suspect allegedly gave the item back. A report was taken.
1:12 p.m. — A caller from Memorial Park reported a person was hurt and passed out. The man had not been assaulted and was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
4:28 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Butler Street reported someone knocked mailboxes down.
4:34 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Mill Street reported a front door had been kicked in and money stolen.
4:55 p.m. — A caller from Maiden Lane reported graffiti on a stop sign.
9:48 p.m. — A caller from Sutton Way reported a man following people and asking for massages. He could not be located.
10:09 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a physical fight involving three men. No charges were desired.
12:58 a.m. — A woman from the 100 block of Ophir Street reported her boyfriend assaulted her. She was not injured and did not want charges.
1:19 a.m. — A caller from Glenwood Avenue reported a dog chased a man and tried to jump on a vehicle.
4:06 a.m. — A woman from the 600 block of Woodland Way reported a man vandalized a vehicle and property.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
Friday — 112 calls for service
7:01 a.m. — A caller from Grizzly Hill School reported the theft of a 15-foot flatbed trailer and backpack blower.
7:23 a.m. — A man from the 15000 block of Harmony Estates Road reported a man brandished a shotgun at him and accused him of a robbery.
8:13 a.m. — A woman from the 27000 block of Cherokee Street reported a man screaming who has a knife. He was hearing voices and might be on meth.
9:18 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of Loma Rica Drive reported a vehicle burglary with insurance information and an owner’s manual missing.
10:56 a.m. — A caller from the 29000 block of Highway 49 reported a theft.
10:58 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Wet Hill Road reported animal abuse.
1:17 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Jones Bar Road reported a gate had been torn down.
3:08 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Millpond Lane reported the theft of five guns.
6:28 p.m. — A man from Brewer Road reported a person wouldn’t give him his portion of medical marijuana.
6:40 p.m. — A caller from Wolf Mountain Road reported a ruckus at the tower; nothing was located.
6:42 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Combie Road reported people drinking in the parking lot; a second caller reported a drunken driver almost hit a building.
7:56 p.m. — A caller from Oh Wah Ree Place reported hearing a screaming woman.
9:48 p.m. — A caller from Nevada Union High School reported a boy had been jumped by several people.
10:01 p.m. — A caller from Red Dog and Banner Quaker Hill roads reported hearing shots fired.
10:37 p.m. — A caller from Nevada Union High School reported a fight.
Saturday — 75 calls for service
2:36 a.m. — A caller from Bradford Drive reported drunken men riding a toy car down the road. They were parking it for the night.
11:10 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Loma Rica Drive reported people smoking marijuana, who could not be located.
2:41 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Conservation Road reported motorcycles tearing up the road; the suspects were admonished.
3:18 p.m. — A woman from the 18000 block of Buck Mountain Road reported a man attacked her.
3:42 p.m. — A caller from the 23000 block of Scotts Flat Road reported hearing gunshots.
3:58 p.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Scotts Flat Road reported a vehicle driving on a trail. It was not located.
4:41 p.m. — A caller from the 19000 block of Branding Iron Road reported the theft of a water pump.
5:14 p.m. — A caller from Banner Lava Cap and Red Dog roads reported a theft.
10:16 p.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Highway 174 reported an attempted shoplifting.
10:46 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Biladeau Lane reported an assault.
11:57 p.m. — A boy from the 29000 block of Highway 49 reported his mother assaulted him.
1:48 a.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a large physical fight with pool sticks and broken bottles. A report was taken.
3:20 a.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Gracie Road reported someone broke down the door while she was in the shower. She fled.
Nevada City Police Department
Friday — 10 calls for service
Saturday — 12 calls for service
10:14 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Hoover Lane reported a burglary in progress involving two boys.
2:06 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Sacramento Street reported a loud party. One man was arrested on suspicion of violating probation and one person was arrested on unknown charges.
— Liz Kellar
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