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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department Friday

• At 2:29 p.m., a caller at Prosperity Lanes reported that a drug deal was scheduled to take place there within 10 minutes. One man was later arrested for burglary-related charges.

• At 3:51 p.m., Joseph Alan Ray Smith, 20, of Grass Valley, was booked on charges of receiving stolen property, possession or sale of a switchblade and possession of a controlled substance for sale.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• A residence on the 13600 block of Squirrel Creek Road was reported burglarized at 1:36 p.m. The burglary happened in the previous two hours.


• At 1:42 a.m., a woman on the 11500 block of Squirrel Creek Road reported that a man was hallucinating that someone was at his residence and that the man was going to shoot the suspects. Deputies determined the hallucination might be medical-related and the weapons at the home were locked up.

• A caller on the 19100 block of John Born Road reported at 12:59 p.m. that someone threw a cantaloupe through her driver’s side window while her car was parked.

• A caller on the 13000 Blue Jay Hill Road reported at 2:56 p.m. that he found a baggy filled half-way with white powder in his mailbox.

Fire calls


• A man suffered minor burn injuries after his pants caught fire at a furniture manufacturing business on Charles Drive at about 11:26 p.m. Reportedly a spray solvent that had ignited spread to the pants he was wearing.

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