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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department


• Illegal fireworks were reportedly being shot off at 10:17 p.m. on the 100 block of Kathleen Way.

• A caller reported at 10:18 p.m. that someone was shooting off illegal fireworks near Brighton Street and Lamarque Court.


• At 12:04 a.m., a caller on Kate Hayes Street reported that juveniles were shooting off fireworks and his yard caught on fire. He said he put the fire out himself.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• Jose Juan Vasquez, 26, of Reno, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of stolen property.

• At 4:56 a.m., a caller reported that a business on the 13400 block of Highway 174 was burglarized. The door to the business was reportedly destroyed.

• A caller reported at 1:05 p.m. that she was walking on the Osborne Hill Trail, near Osborne Hill Road, and, for the second time, found ladies’ undergarments scattered in a tree.

• At 6:33 p.m., a caller on the 11900 block of Nevada City Highway reported that someone was urinating and panhandling near the street.

Fire calls


• A two-acre grass fire was reported at 8:26 a.m. on Lowell Hill Road. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Placer County fire agencies responded to the call. The fire was contained at 9:03 a.m.

• At 3:27 p.m., a five-gallon transmission fluid spill was reported near the intersection of Coyote and Washington streets.

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