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Police blotter

The Union staff

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• A woman in the 10000 block of Beckett Place reported that a man walking by with his arm in a sling had two dogs get away from him. The dogs reportedly attacked her rabbits, killing one of them.

• A female process server reported she was chased by a man with a gun to whom she was trying to serve legal papers on the 22000 block of Highway 49. The man told responding deputies he had seen the process server hiding in the bushes near his home. The deputy found no crime had been committed but noted the woman had stepped a little out of her bounds as a process server.

• A Lake Wildwood woman reported someone had stolen her purse out of her unlocked vehicle in the 12000 block of Lake Wildwood Drive.


• A man driving a truck hit the canopy roof structure over the gas pumps at Express Mart in Nevada City and drove off.

• Numerous callers said a suspect broke a light fixture at the west end of the Rood Center and was acting strange.

Grass Valley

Police Department


• A woman was yelling in a doctor’s office on the 100 block of Catherine Lane and refused to leave. She was gone when officers arrived.

• A caller reported two children and two dogs were left in a blue van in the Safeway parking lot. Officers were unable to locate the van.


• A man behind the Goodyear Tire Center was cited for having an open container of alcohol and possession of a shopping cart.

• A caller reported seeing a man hitting a female and another man on Neal Street. The woman reportedly being struck got into a black Honda and drove off but not before the assaulting man ripped the back license plate off of her car.


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