– A caller reported at 1:35 p.m. that a city truck was burglarized in a city lot off Allison Ranch Road some time between Jan. 1 and Jan. 3. The truck had its hydraulics taken off.

– At 3:53 p.m., a caller near North Church Street reported possible drug activity in the area. Five juveniles, about 13 years old each, were possibly inhaling glue or paint, the caller said. Police were not able to locate the juveniles.


– Theft of a purse from an unlocked vehicle in an unlocked garage was reported at 11:09 a.m. on the 500 block of Scadden Drive. It occurred some time Monday, the caller said.

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– A caller reported at 2:17 p.m. that a truck on Patterson Valley Road near McCourtney Road was taking part in illegal dumping.

– Theft of a gate was reported at 9:08 p.m. on the 15500 block of Carrie Drive.


– At 12:09 a.m., a caller on the 10900 block of Walker Drive reported a suspect assaulted him and stole his car keys and vehicle – a 1990 red Acura Integra. The car was later recovered.

– At 2:56 a.m., a caller on the 11000 block of North Ponderosa Way reported a suspect broke into his residence, beat him up and stole one pound of marijuana.

– A caller reported at 8:31 a.m., that drugs were found on the Grizzly Hill School campus, at 16661 Old Mill Road, after a student purchased them. One juvenile was arrested for possession of marijuana for sale, and one juvenile was cited, then released, for possession of marijuana.

– Theft of two outboard motors was reported at 11:32 a.m. on the 11700 block of Wolf Road. The motors were stolen from two boats that were in the yard.

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Geraldine Kothe: Thank you, first responders


From all the residents of Grass Valley Senior Apartments, thank you to the firefighters, police department air support and everyone who responded to the Bennett Fire. God bless you all. You are all heroes.

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