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Nevada County Police Blotter: Man on road looks like Road Warrior from Mel Gibson movie

November 19, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 8:52 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of South Church Street reported theft of a rear license plate while he was at church. 9:50 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Iron Horse Place reported theft

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Child tells dispatch ‘you’re stupid’

November 16, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 7:11 a.m. — A caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a man sitting near a pharmacy requiring medical attention. The caller said he had a bag of blood. 7:44 a.m. — A caller from the 200

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Man sticking head out window making gestures arrested for DUI

November 15, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 9:17 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Sierra College Drive reported finding tools in a dumpster and believed they were stolen. The tools were inspected and had prices on them with blue tape. The items appeared to

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Person with RV dumps waste down storm drain

November 14, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday 8:51 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Brentwood Drive reported hearing screaming above the address and it's in the wooded area. It was unknown if it was a man or woman. 9:15 a.m. — A caller from

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Nevada County District Attorney will not seek death penalty in Stan Norman murder case

November 14, 2018 — The two men accused of murdering Vietnam veteran Stan Norman will not face the death penalty. Sean Bryant, 51, and Michael McCauley, 41, have pleaded not guilty in the death of Norman, 70, who first went missing in April. Norman had been with friends to

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Man in middle of road takes off clothes

November 13, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 8:47 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Chapel Street reported she fosters animals and a woman keeps showing up at her residence saying the caller has her dog. The woman just usually sat in front of her

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller told she couldn’t turn someone in for revenge purposes only

November 12, 2018 — Nevada County Sheriff's Office Sunday 12:21 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Wheeler Acres Road and Dog Bar Road reported several people trying to break into his vehicle. 1:44 a.m. — A caller from Peardale Road reported the party was still going and

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller, in a war with evil, needed to talk to someone he could trust

November 9, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 7:14 a.m. — A caller near the intersection of the Golden Center Freeway and West Empire Street reported a milk carton in the road. 9:07 a.m. — A caller from the 600 block of Sutton Way reported a vehicle parked

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Political texts lead to welfare check

November 7, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday 7:11 a.m. — A caller from the 400 block of Sutton Way reported several transients sleeping behind dumpsters. Officers were unable to located anyone. 8:19 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Bennett Street reported his vehicle was

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Man calls his ‘old lady’ unsavory names

November 6, 2018 — Grass valley Police Department Monday 7:57 a.m. — A caller from the 1100 block of Sutton Way reported people camping in a parking lot with tents. 8:38 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of East Main Street reported a retired law enforcement person

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller has better things to do, hangs up

November 5, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Sunday 9:47 a.m. — A caller near the corner of East Main Street and Hughes Road reported a man carrying what looks like a large umbrella and pole threatening to throw it at vehicles. 10:44 a.m. — A caller from the

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Police: Kinseth murder suspect allegedly moved body, hid evidence

November 4, 2018 — WOODLAND — A Davis woman accused of fatally shooting her ex-boyfriend made her second appearance in Yolo Superior Court last week, but still has not entered a plea to charges of murder and discharging a firearm. Hayley Katherine Gilligan, 29, has claimed she shot 35-year-old

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Vehicle parks on golf course

November 2, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 8:15 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported her unlocked vehicle was entered the previous evening. Nothing appeared stolen. She was advised to lock her vehicle in the future. 10:19 a.m. — A caller from

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Stolen lemon tree leads to broken window

November 1, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 8:33 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Cornwall Avenue reported her neighbor putting his garbage cans in front of her vehicle every week. The caller tried moving them and the neighbor puts them back in front of

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Nevada City man faces sexual abuse charge

October 31, 2018 — A Nevada City man accused of sexually abusing a child remained jailed Wednesday without bond, authorities said. Michael Sean O'Dell, 44, faces a felony count of continued sexual abuse of a minor. Arrested Tuesday and originally held under $200,000 in bond, O'Dell was scheduled for

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Drunk girlfriend finally gets in vehicle

October 31, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Tuesday 7:10 a.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported two vehicles have their tires slashed in the parking lot. 8:33 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Dorsey Drive reported vandalism to his vehicle.

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Man with bullhorn announces neighbors put screws in his driveway

October 30, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Monday 7:12 a.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported needing a "burly officer" to remove a person that would not leave. There was nothing physical, just a "potty mouth." 7:39 a.m. — A caller from the

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Woman found to not be eating raw meat

October 29, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Blotter Sunday 9:13 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Horizon Drive hung up. On callback the caller reported theft of tools out of a truck bed and the suspects left other victim's property at the scene. 10:43 a.m. —

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Lawnmower mysteriously swapped

October 26, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 9:18 a.m. — A person near the corner of East Main Street and Stewart Street reported speeders in the area. 10:02 a.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a woman sleeping in a pumpkin bin

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller smells either marijuana or green twigs

October 25, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 7:58 a.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported a transient harassing people behind a store. 8:17 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Dorsey Drive and Sutton Way reported finding a vacuum sealed bag

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