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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department Monday

• At 12:20 a.m., a caller at the skate park at Condon Park reported a fire behind the skate park. No fire crews were needed to put out the flames.

• A vehicle was reported vandalized at 7:55 a.m. on the 700 block of South Auburn Street.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• At 2:54 p.m., a caller on Highway 174, near the Bear River Bridge, reported several possible vehicle burglaries.

• Richard Matthew May, 47, of Grass Valley, was arrested on suspicion of discharging a firearm in a grossly negligent manner, threatening a crime and shooting a firearm at an inhabited dwelling – all felonies.

He reportedly fired into the air, according to the sheriff’s office.

Nevada City Police Department


• A caller reported at 8:32 a.m. that she had left her Audi car on the 300 block of Spring Street while she was at a wedding the day before and could not find her car at the present time. The car was located in the area. No further information was available.

California Highway Patrol


• Kenneth Lynn Arnold, 24, of Stockton, was arrested on suspicion of manufacturing illegal weapons, possession of a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm, and transporting or selling a narcotic controlled substance. It was not clear Monday what the illegal weapons were.

Fire calls


• At 7:09 p.m., a caller reported that a van was on fire on Highway 49 near Idaho-Maryland Road.

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