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Zombies, others work Halloween mischief

Folks were up to no good Halloween night, making work for law enforcement agents who responded to everything from errant zombies to missing pumpkins.

“It was like the night of the living dead,” Grass Valley Capt. Dave Remillard said Wednesday. “Everywhere you looked, people were in costume. We responded to multiple calls – vandalism, altercations, people misbehaving.”

Shortly after midnight, a man called to say he had been assaulted on the 200 block of South Auburn Street. His only description of the person involved was “a zombie” talking on a cell phone.

Police searched for the zombie, but were unable to find him.

Earlier in the evening, a man came into the police station to report bars of soap were being thrown by juveniles at his girlfriend.

The man brought the bars of soap to be fingerprinted and complained that no action was taken. An officer said he would investigate and contact the man.

Meanwhile, a caller from downtown Grass Valley reported two people were climbing up the side of a building on West Main Street. They said they had permission from the owner. An officer advised them to stop and they complied.

A caller from Hughes Road reported a rock or a BB gun pellet hit the front windshield of a vehicle and cracked it., and just before midnight, a caller from a drug store on the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported juveniles were stealing pumpkins.

In the Nevada County Sheriff’s jurisdiction, a caller from Deer Park Drive and Shannon Way reported a loud party with screaming, which was disturbing the peace around midnight.

Deputies contacted the revelers, who agreed to turn down the music. The man who reported the party said he “accidentally caused” a hole in the garage of the house where the party was taking place.

The man agreed to repair the hole.


To contact Staff Writer Robyn Moormeister, e-mail robynm@theunion.com or call 477-4236.

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