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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday

• At 7:43 p.m., a caller at a gas station on East Main Street told dispatchers that he wanted to go to jail because it was too cold outside.

• A woman reported at 9:07 p.m. that three men assaulted her while she was walking downtown. The three men allegedly took off running down Bank Street, carrying beer.

• Christopher David Moyer, 29, of Penn Valley, was arrested on suspicion of obstructing or intimidating a business owner or customers and obstructing an officer, both misdemeanors; and attempting to take a firearm from an officer, obstructing an officer, threatening a crime and battery on an officer; all felonies. Moyer was arrested after police responded to a report of a disturbance at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. According to police, he was acting irrationally and was scaring employees. When police tried to arrest him, he fought back and grabbed at an officer’s firearm. According to police, he did not come close to getting the gun.


• At 9:46 a.m., a vehicle was reported burglarized some time the previous night on the 700 block of Maltman Drive.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• A caller at the Rood Administrative Center reported at 11:12 a.m. that a man was talking to himself and his backpack. The man reportedly said, “I just want you to remember that I finished my box first.”

• At 1:04 p.m., a caller on the 22100 block of John Born Road reported the theft of several hundred dollars worth of kayaking equipment from an unlocked shed.


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