Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Grass Valley Police Blotter vol. CXXI

4:11 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Crown Point Circle reported a van speeding, squealing its tires and doing doughnuts around kids on bikes. The driver was admonished.

[But was he abashed?]

11:45 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of King Court reported a physical fight involving three drunken people. One was leaving for the night.

[And the other two were going to keep fighting?]

1:49 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of South Auburn Street reported juveniles yelling. Four adults were found to have been playing tag.

[No alcohol involved with that I'm sure!]

9:44 a.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Bitney Springs Road reported resenting a helicopter flying over her residence for 30 minutes.

[A burning resentment no doubt, to get her to call the police about it.]

8:33 p.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Richardson Street reported a woman possibly stole money, debit cards and jewelry and might have poisoned her protein drinks.

[Or any one of the above! It could have happened.]

8:46 p.m. — A woman from Julia Ranch Road reported a neighbor let their wolf out.

[I find it more disturbing that they have a wolf.]

7:34 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Cedar Ridge Drive reported an ongoing issue with seven barking dogs.

[There is a Christmas carol in that somewhere...]

7:12 p.m. — A caller from the 11000 block of Lower Circle Drive reported hearing two gunshots, which were found to have been from a cap gun.

[This one makes you wonder about the regular "shots fired" reports that people call in to the GVPD.]

10 a.m. — A woman from the 200 block of Joerschke Drive reported the theft of $40 from her secret hiding spot.

[But she can't tell you where it is, because it is secret.]

10:58 a.m. — A caller from the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a parent came in the store and then left three children unattended, aged 8, 7 and 1. The parent was contacted and picked up the children.

[IKEA offers day care. Stores in Grass Valley... not so much.]

12:51 a.m. — A caller from South Auburn Street reported loud, belligerent people. A woman was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest.

[I laugh whenever resisting arrest is the only charge listed, and suspicion thereof is even better.]

8:54 p.m. — A caller from the 16000 block of Annie Drive reported three young men dressed in black suits who came to the door, saying they were missionaries.

[Look for the bicycles. It is the only sure way to tell.]

7:30 p.m. — A caller from West Main Street reported a man skateboarding down the street.

[But your little sticker says that it is not a crime!]

3:15 p.m. — A woman from the 13000 block of Hobart Lane reported her son was tearing up her residence and calling her names. He said she was a hoarder and he was trying to clean up the residence. Code Enforcement was to handle the situation.

[I see this situation happening with my mother-in-law in the not too distant future...]

3:30 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Reward Street reported a dumpster fire. It was found to be a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Pittsburg.

[But was it on fire? Or was the first report completely bogus?]

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Grass Valley Police Blotter vol. CXX

8:16 a.m. — A woman from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported a man at her window, asking if she wants money and telling her to keep her kids quiet.

[How much money was he offering?]

8:35 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a threat had been carved into a vehicle door.

[That is a pretty determined threat]

9:12 a.m. — A caller from Glen Jones Park reported three drunken men with 12 to 15 cans of Bud Light. They were admonished to clean up and move on.

[Never too early to get started]

4:34 p.m. — A caller from a business in the 700 block of Maltman Drive reported a man bought items with one check and then returned and bought more items with a check under a different name.

[Some criminals have no patience at all]

5:45 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of McKnight Way reported a shirtless man speaking to himself and making obscene gestures. He was reminded of proper social manners.

[Yeah, at least put a shirt on if you're going to do that!]

10:01 a.m. — A woman from Lime Kiln Road reported she was “leaking.” No response was needed, the woman was getting more medication.

[Something to stop the flow of the leak I presume]

5:44 p.m. — A caller from Mill Street reported a man drinking a Coors while driving.

[I can see his defense already. "Coors? That is hardly beer at all!"]

9:48 a.m. — A caller from the 10000 block of Mountain Rose Road reported a woman screaming. She was found to have been yelling at her dogs to stay away from her donkeys.

[Life in the country]

Source: The Union (

The Critter

Florida Power and Light:

Outage reported: 08/24/11 01:17 PM

Estimated time of restoration: 08/24/11 04:45 PM

Customers affected: 15

Status: We have completed our initial investigation of your power outage and determined that additional resources are necessary to restore your power. We will continue to work until the power is back on.

Cause: A small animal touched our power lines

Last updated: 08/24/2011 03:09 PM