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Police blotter

The Union staff

Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday

• A $1,000 specialized bicycle was reported stolen from near the Sierra Cinemas at 9:15 a.m.

• At 5:52 p.m., a caller on the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported that a man in a sedan was performing sexual acts inside the car. The man told police he had a hernia and needed to adjust it.


• A bus driver reported at 8:27 a.m. that a red-haired juvenile on Colfax Avenue was attempting to light a bush on fire. A police officer confiscated matches and a lighter from the youth.

• At 8:44 a.m., a caller on the 100 block of South Church Street reported that a purse containing a cell phone, credit cards, checkbooks and six gold crosses was stolen the previous day.

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• At 3:46 p.m., a woman on the 13200 block of Wolf Road reported that a man walked up to her and said he had stolen property from her address. The caller said that she had just moved into the home and was frightened by the man, who walked away and could not be found by authorities.

• A woman on the 24500 block of Camelia Way reported at 6:33 p.m. that two adults and two juveniles were inside her van in her driveway. Deputies later discovered the woman was heavily medicated and apparently hallucinating. At 8:56 p.m., another caller at the residence reported that the woman was chasing imaginary people around with a knife.

• Leon Arthur McBride, 50, of Nevada City, was arrested on suspicion of delivering drug paraphernalia, possession of burglary tools, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale, transporting or selling a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle or syringe.

• Pamela Kay McBride, 49, of Nevada City, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a narcotic controlled substance, failing to comply with a court order, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a hypodermic needle or syringe and transporting or selling a controlled substance. She was scheduled to be sentenced Monday in another drug-related case, but the sentencing was postponed.


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