Friday, March 9, 2007 Police Blotter
• At 1 p.m., a caller reported that a green Ford Escape with a Yamaha rack in the parking lot of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital may have been stolen from Nevada City. Three juvenile females and one male were in the vehicle, and one girl possibly had a broken hand or arm and should have been seeking treatment inside. Police contacted the people in the car and arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of vehicle theft and on a warrant.
• At 3:57 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of North Church Street reported a wallet was stolen from the residence. Police took a report for grand theft.
• At 4:14 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a physical fight among four people. The caller said the fight appeared to be breaking up, but a second caller said the people were still fighting. Police contacted the people involved in the disturbance.
• At 5:23 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Harris Street reported juveniles were hitting golf balls into the street and into private yards.
• At 5:55 p.m., police arrested a 57-year-old man at a grocery store on the 100 block of Neal Street on suspicion of attempted shoplifting and public drunkenness.
• At 5:58 p.m., police arrested a 47-year-old man on the 100 block of Neal Street on suspicion of public drunkenness and violation of probation.
• At 4:42 a.m., a woman called from the 300 block of Bennett Street to report her Toyota 4WD truck was vandalized during the night. There were rocks by her truck. Police took a report for vandalism.
• At 5:29 p.m., a woman reported she received a call from her daughter on the 11000 block of Brunswick Drive. Her daughter said her husband had been drinking and was screaming at her. Deputies responded and arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of making criminal threats, battery, public drunkenness and false imprisonment. An emergency protective order was issued.
• At 11:25 p.m., a California Highway Patrol officer advised of a possible rape victim at Highway 49 and Carriage Road. A deputy arrived and determined no rape occurred. Deputies arrested an 18-year-old woman on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. Deputies also arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
• At 6:59 a.m., a man called from the 19000 block of Mountain Lion Road to report his ex-wife had been drinking and he kicked her out of the house. An hour later, the man reported his ex-wife returned and was in the driveway causing trouble. A deputy contacted the woman, but did not arrest her.
• At 10:33 a.m., a caller from the 700 block of Zion Street reported a man was huffing paint in a room at an inn. Other guest could hear the man and they were complaining. The caller said the man took a taxi to the hardware store to huff more paint. Police arrested the 42-year-old man for possession of a toxic substance for intoxication.
• At 1:33 p.m., a man called from the 100 block of Grove Street to report someone broke into a house under construction and cut off a compression hose and a garden hose. The caller said he was upset; he was in the process of rebuilding after his house burned down last year. Police contacted the man and took a report for vandalism.
• At 2:14 p.m., a caller from a business on the 700 block of Zion Street reported a person was being detained in an office after attempting to steal a bottle of Smirnoff vodka. Police arrested the person on suspicion of attempted shoplifting.
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