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Police blotter

The Union staff

Grass Valley Police Department


• A caller in the 500 block of Fawcett Street reported that someone threw a boulder through the windshield of his car. A report was taken at 8:16 p.m.


• Police officers arrested Christopher Dibert, 19, of Grass Valley on a variety of felony charges after responding to a report of a burglary on the 100 block of Depot Street.

Police Sgt. Mike Hooker said officers arrested Dibert after receiving a tip that he was at the residence to receive payment for a stolen CB. Officers found Dibert at the home with a loaded sawed-off pistol, as well as a marijuana pipe, police said. He was arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a loaded firearm in a public place, tampering with identification on a firearm, possession of a firearm with an altered identification, burglary and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia.

He was booked into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility, where he was held in lieu of $26,000 bail.

Nevada CountySheriff’s Office


• A caller reported at 11:50 a.m. that a juvenile from the Washington Ridge Conservation Camp, run by the California Youth Authority, attempted to escape. The boy was captured and taken to the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital emergency room.

• A caller reported at 2:18 p.m. that someone had stolen $500 from a business located on the 12300 block of Loma Rica Drive.

• Three men were arrested after reportedly evading sheriff’s deputies near Englebright Lake. Mike Manzinali, 19; Mark Sanzone, 20; and Samuel J. Pelletier, 22, were all arrested on suspicion of recklessly evading a peace officer and conspiracy to commit a crime. All three had posted bail of $10,000 each.

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