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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department


• At 11:23 a.m., a caller at a business on the 100 block of Spring Hill Drive reported that a juvenile had come into the business asking for donations for Nevada Union High School sports programs. When the woman gave the juvenile $10, the suspect told her that $10 was not enough and that she should write out a check, When the woman asked to see the juvenile’s identification, he left with another man in a vehicle with license plate 3KVK636. The juvenile was wearing a white T-shirt, gray shorts and had dread-locked hair.

• Several people reported seeing a bright flash and hearing an explosion on Brighton Street at about 10:20 p.m. Police could not find any direct witnesses and presumed the explosion was a firework.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• A caller on the 14100 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported at 2:36 p.m. that her well had been vandalized.

• At 4:21 p.m., a woman reported that her 12-year-old son was assaulted by two other juveniles at Lyman Gilmore Middle School, at 10837 Rough and Ready Highway.


• A caller on the 12300 block of Marys Drive reported at 8:56 a.m. the theft of a cell phone and a vehicle being vandalized sometime the previous night.

• At 12:11 p.m., a caller near the intersection of Maben and Carriage roads reported the theft of $5,000 in tools from an enclosed, locked trailer.

Fire calls


• A 1/4-acre vegetation fire was reported at 6:28 p.m. on the 12700 block of Shady Creek Drive. No one was hurt and no structures were damaged in the blaze, which was contained by 7:30 p.m. The U.S. Forest Service, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and North San Juan fire departments responded to the call. Nevada County Sheriff’s officers arrested a resident on the property on an unrelated warrant when they contacted the resident. No further information was available Sunday.

• At 8:47 p.m., a water heater reportedly exploded in a home on the 17000 block of Maybert Road in the town of Washington. One person was taken by ambulance to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital with burns to the face and feet.

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