Police blotter: Vodka proves popular theft choice
Grass Valley Police Department
8:13 a.m. — A caller reported possible meth.
10:41 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported a man stole a bottle of vodka.
11:22 a.m. — A man from the 500 block of Whiting Street reported a window was smashed on a vehicle but nothing was taken.
11:25 a.m. — A caller from a business in the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported an elderly woman falling victim to a scam.
12:56 p.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported receiving a counterfeit bill.
1:02 p.m. — A man from the 600 block of Morgan Ranch Drive reported the theft of lenses from pickup tail lights.
1:23 p.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Packard Drive reported the theft of money from a residence.
1:24 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Bank Street reported people loitering behind dumpsters.
5:13 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported people setting up a camp; no one was located.
7:30 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of South School Street reported a man sleeping in an alley, who has been asked to leave several times. Extra patrols were requested.
10:18 p.m. — A caller from Highway 49 and West Empire Street reported a possibly drunk driver on the freeway, fluctuating in speed and going over the white line. The vehicle exited at Gold Flat, ran the stop sign, then drove up Ridge Road. The driver then turned onto Vita Vista, pulled into a driveway, then got back on Ridge Road. The driver was not drunk, she just thought she was being followed.
11:08 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a man taking caps off bottles, then putting a bottle of Skyy vodka down his pants. He was arrested on suspicion of petty theft, violating probation and several outstanding warrants.
5:47 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Harris Street reported a transient camp with a fire.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
8:14 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Duggans Road reported vandalism to a vehicle, and the theft of cash.
8:51 a.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Mathis Way reported an unlocked vehicle was entered and a small amount of cash taken.
9:48 a.m. — A caller from the 18000 block of Siesta Drive reported a possible mail theft.
9:52 a.m. — A caller from the 15000 block of Highway 49 reported the theft of his well.
10:24 a.m. — A caller reported someone possibly using the caller’s identity to post bail.
12:37 p.m. — A caller from Hemlock Drive reported a disoriented deer.
2:37 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Rogue House Place reported vandalism to NID property.
3:55 p.m. — A caller from the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported a fraud.
4:14 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Alta Sierra Drive reported a vehicle hit a power pole.
6:28 p.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Alta Street reported a stolen phone.
10:52 p.m. — A caller from Rough and Ready Highway and Ridge Road reported a woman screaming.
3:14 a.m. — A caller from Broken Oak Court reported a man and a woman fighting, with the woman grabbing and hitting the man and ripping his shirt off. She left before a deputy arrived.
Nevada City Police Department
8:50 a.m. — A caller from Calanan Park reported drug use; no one was located.
6:32 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of East Broad Street reported a man sleeping on a front porch; he was moving on.
— Liz Kellar
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