Police blotter: Squatters suspected of prostitution
Grass Valley Police Department
7:58 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Taylorville Road reported a man defrauded the business.
8:25 a.m. — A caller from Grass Valley Charter School reported finding a live bullet.
12:47 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Arcadia Drive reported a phone scam.
1:31 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Margaret Lane reported finding a backpack containing laptops and other items, possibly left behind by transients.
2:50 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of South Auburn Street reported a transient wrapped in blankets and sleeping on the sidewalk.
7:18 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported identity theft.
10:54 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported finding a baggie of drugs, which was collected for destruction.
11:15 p.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a theft by a man.
6:53 a.m. — Multiple callers from the 1000 block of Plaza Drive reported a vegetation fire, which was extinguished.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:08 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Wolf Road requested a welfare check on a cow with its hip and back bones showing.
8:13 a.m. — A caller from the 24000 block of Highway 49 reported campers were advised to leave but just moved across the highway.
8:45 a.m. — A caller from Nevada Union High School reported a theft.
9 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Combie Road reported campers in an RV refusing to leave.
9:12 a.m. — A caller from Kentucky Flat and Newtown roads reported illegal dumping of mail.
9:21 a.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Deer Run Lane reported receiving a scam call from a man claiming to be the caller’s grandson, who had been arrested in Mexico. The caller did not send money.
10:04 a.m. — A caller from the 13000 block of High Rise Drive reported trespassers.
10:47 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Adam Avenue reported an unlicensed driver in an unregistered vehicle.
12:24 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Little Valley Drive reported people going into a vacant trailer, possibly for drug or prostitution purposes.
12:29 p.m. — A woman from the 12000 block of Butterfly Drive reported losing $1,000 in a scam.
4:14 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Brewer Road reported the theft of items from a locked garage.
4:22 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Lazy Dog Road reported the theft of a generator.
6:08 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Bandolier Way reported an ongoing issue with a bear attacking chickens.
6:44 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Pine View Heights reported a physical fight involving two men.
7:50 p.m. — A man reported a person posting fake car sale ads on Craigslist.
9:48 p.m. — A vehicle was located at Deadmans Flat that had been stolen from Grass Valley; it was damaged and stripped of parts.
11:06 p.m. — A woman from Valley Drive reported a man was throwing items at her. She was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse and both were charged with child endangerment.
3:32 a.m. — A caller from Greenhorn Road and Family Circle reported hearing a woman screaming. No one was located.
6:50 a.m. — A caller from Highway 20 and Rex Reservoir Road reported possible road rage with a person running red lights who tried to run the caller off the road.
Nevada City Police Department
12:35 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Sacramento Street reported trespassers cutting down trees.
2:09 p.m. — A caller from Commercial Street reported two men in two large trucks arguing over a parking space for the last 20 minutes.
7:53 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Nimrod Street reported campers in a van urinating in the area. The van was tagged for the second time.
— Liz Kellar
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