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Police blotter

Grass Valley Police Department


– At 5:43 a.m., police received a 911 hang-up call from the 600 block of Butler Street. A man at the residence reported that he had been playing a joke on his wife and told her someone was in the yard.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


– A caller reported at 4:22 p.m. that several mailboxes had been vandalized on Lime Kiln Road.

– At 5:07 p.m., a woman reported that there was a skunk under her shed and it was possibly rabid on the 10500 block of Chances ‘R’ Road.

– A caller reported at 7:32 p.m. that a considerable amount of methamphetamine was being shipped through California on a logging truck that originated from the 14100 block of West Mandolin Way. The deputy who responded could not find evidence of such a shipment.

– Andre Gursan Harris, 37, of Antioch was arrested at 9:48 p.m. after reportedly breaking into a car parked at the Taco Bell-Shell station in Penn Valley. The owner of the vehicle said he saw Harris break in and steal a purse and a fight ensued. Harris ran off through the berries and deputies captured him and booked him into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. He was charged with two felonies ” one for allegedly carrying a knife and another for strong arm robbery. His bail was set at $60,000.


– At 9:27 a.m., a caller reported seeing a man with a rifle walk into the post office on the 12700 block of Highway 174. He then saw him walking into a service station across the street, but was unsure whether the man still had the rifle. The man told the deputy who responded that he wanted to weigh the weapon.

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