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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department


• At 9:19 a.m., a caller reported that $3,000 in cash was taken from a coat pocket in a closet on the 100 block of Catalpa Lane. All the doors had been locked and there was no evidence of a forced entry, the caller said.

• At 9:31 a.m., a 1965 Chevrolet turquoise pickup was reported stolen between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. that morning on the 400 block of Doris Drive. The keys had been inside the recently purchased truck, and the owner was unsure of the license plate number.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 12:56 p.m., a caller reported that a blue Chevrolet truck was blocking the exit of a parking lot on the 100 block of Nevada Street. The caller wanted the person to move it and found the truck owner sitting on the floor of a nearby church, possibly disoriented. The owner said he had parked there to wait for better road conditions and was seeking spiritual guidance.


• A woman reported at 12:09 p.m. that someone took the gas out of her vehicle the night before while it was parked on the 800 block of Nevada Street.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 1:19 p.m., a residential alarm was activated on the 13500 block of Brannon Court. Deputies responded and were told by a Realtor that she and the pest-control man accidentally activated the alarm.

• A man called to report at 1:20 p.m. that he had a juvenile shoplifter in custody on the 10100 block of Alta Sierra Drive.

• At 2:49 p.m., a caller reported he had killed a woman on the 29300 block of Highway 49 and was now headed to Camptonville. A deputy responded, found it was a false claim and gave the caller a ride to Donaldine Drive.

• A woman said HBE Rentals on the 11000 block of LaBarr Meadows Road had located a backhoe that previously was reported as having not been returned.

• At 10:55 p.m., a caller reported seeing a flashlight in the caller’s yard on the 13300 block of Elderberry Lane several times that night.

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