Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


— An unknown amount of cash was stolen in a burglary at Rare Earth, 11750 La Barr Meadows Road, it was reported at 8 a.m.

— A Big Oak Valley resident on Patino Road reported a neighbor’s dog fought with her dog, and the neighbor pulled a gun and threatened to shoot her dog, she reported at 9:25 a.m.

— A worker at Longs Drugs on Sutton Way reported at 9:56 a.m. seeing “disturbing” photos. A deputy took a report, and the case is under investigation.

Grass Valley Police Department


— Christopher D. Ribble, 27, of Grass Valley, was arrested at 10 a.m. on suspicion of embezzlement. Capt. Greg Hart said Ribble is accused of embezzling $10,000 to $15,000 over a period of two years while employed with a Crown Point Circle manufacturing company, which Hart declined to identify. Ribble was a 9-year employee and allegedly embezzled the money by gaining customer information, Hart said.

— Lindsey Garner, 20, was treated at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and released after she was struck by a pickup truck at 9 a.m. while in a crosswalk at South Auburn Street and the northbound Highway 49 exit.

The driver, 48-year-old Greg Knisley of Grass Valley, was cited with failure to obey a stop sign and failure to yield to a pedestrian, according to Hart.

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