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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department


• A woman called at 12:57 p.m. to say her son was breaking the door of her home down and was armed with a rock and a stick. The man got inside and the woman was screaming into the phone when the son allegedly hung it up.

Officers responding to the home in the 11000 block of Nevada City Highway arrested Christopher J. Grabinski, 28, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, burglary, false imprisonment, vandalism and threatening a crime. He remained in custody at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility Tuesday evening on $25,000 bail.


• A woman called at 12:44 p.m. to report that four juveniles attacked her son at Hennessy School and videotaped it. The suspects were found by police on South Church Street, where two were cited for battery.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• A man called at 9:06 a.m. from the 16000 block of Rattlesnake Way to report his estranged wife was ordering propane in his name and refusing to pay for it.

• HBE Rentals on the 11000 block of LaBarr Meadows Road reported at 2:28 p.m. that a rented backhoe had not been returned.

• A caller from the 12000 block of Ridge Road reported a mail theft at 2:33 p.m.

California Highway Patrol, Grass Valley Office


• A Grass Valley woman lost control of her 2003 Dodge Durango at 10:40 a.m. and went off of You Bet Road, striking tree roots in an embankment. Aubrey Angin, 24, suffered lacerations to her face and head and was taken to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. Three children were all properly restrained and were not injured, authorities said.


• A vehicle was found in some bushes at the corner of Tammy Way and Norlene Way in Alta Sierra at 1:21 a.m. The driver reportedly had fled the area. No other details were available.

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