Police blotter: Suspicious hipsters reported
Grass Valley Police Department
12:58 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Chapel Street reported two people in front of the church who did not appear to belong there; they were described as “hipsterish.” No one was located.
2:25 p.m. — A caller from Ridge and Hughes roads reported a vehicle driving at high speed, crossing the double yellow lines, and nearly hitting another vehicle.
2:47 p.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Packard Drive reported a residence had been broken into and a machete was found in the back yard.
5:01 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported a man hit two juveniles because they picked some of his flowers. All parties were admonished.
6:39 p.m. — A caller from Ridge and Hughes roads reported a vehicle in front of another vehicle possibly sprayed pepper spray out the door while driving.
6:51 p.m. — A man from the 800 block of East Main Street reported a man approached his vehicle while he was getting gas, with a knife, and then punched another person in the mouth. A report was taken.
11:58 p.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a woman tried to burglarize KFC and fled.
5:28 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported two men tried to pay with fake money, then left in a vehicle. At 5:49 a.m., a caller from the 100 block of East McKnight Way reported a man trying to pay with fake money. He was arrested on suspicion of burglary, forgery, and possessing counterfeit bills.
6:24 a.m. — A caller from the 500 block of Brunswick Road reported a man refusing to leave, threatening to slash tires. He was arrested on suspicion of vandalism, being drunk in public and possessing drug paraphernalia.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:28 a.m. — A caller from the 12000 block of Ranchero Way reported a live rabbit stuck in a fence.
9:37 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Lawrence Way reported a vehicle hit a mailbox and street sign.
9:54 a.m. — A caller from the 14000 block of Judy Lane reported windows were smashed and tires slashed on a vehicle. The suspect might also have entered a residence.
10:51 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Bixler Place reported seeing a bear.
12:14 p.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Lazuli Lane reported a physical fight; no injuries were reported.
1:29 p.m. — A call reported a possible meth lab at Highway 20 and Excelsior Point Road.
3:26 p.m. — A caller reported a person had fallen down the mountain on the opposite side of the river from Independence Trail. No one was located despite an extensive search including air support.
4:38 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Greenwood Road reported a drunken person crashed a vehicle and was trying to leave.
6:27 p.m. — A caller from Meadow View Drive and Dogwood Lane reported finding mail that had been opened and thrown in the gutter.
6:33 p.m. — A woman reported her roommate keeps smoking marijuana, the smoke comes in her room and she continues to wake up high.
7:19 p.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Highway 174 reported vandalism to an electric fence.
8:17 p.m. — A woman from Brunswick and Greenhorn roads reported a person “clawed her eye out” and is now walking down the street. She said she did not need medical attention.
9:05 p.m. — A caller from Newtown Road and Brannon Court reported a vehicle on its side.
1:50 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Highway 174 reported a bear and three cubs on the deck, that had turned over two freezers.
Nevada City Police Department
10:35 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Broad Street reported a theft from a vehicle.
7:23 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported threats and stalking.
8:20 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Sacramento Street reported a possible heroin overdose.
— Liz Kellar
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