March 7, 2007: Police blotter |

March 7, 2007: Police blotter


• At 10:45 a.m., a woman called from the 100 block of Valley View Drive to report her juvenile son drove her car this morning. Police counseled the boy.

• At 1:19 p.m., a woman reported her ATM card was stolen and used at a business on East Main Street. Police would follow up.

• At 1:44 p.m., a caller from the 900 block of Slate Creek Road reported a man broke into the house and damaged property. The caller did not want criminal charges filed because the man was the caller’s son.

• At 2:57 p.m., a person flagged down a police officer to report someone was shooting BB guns near East Main Street. Police contacted a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old man and counseled them.

• At 3:06 p.m., a big rig driver pulled off of Crestview Drive and was unable to back his trailer up without assistance. The CHP handled the call.

• At 3:15 p.m., a man called from a video store parking lot to report a man ran his vehicle into the caller’s car twice and didn’t realize it. The caller would fill out a report for the accident but he said the other driver was acting strange and was perhaps drunk. Officers were diverted to another priority call.

• At 4:26 p.m., a caller reported an overweight woman was smoking marijuana in a tan van while she was in the drive-through at a fast food restaurant on the 10000 block of Olympia Park Road. Police contacted the woman, who had a prescription for medical marijuana.

• At 5:38 p.m., a caller reported an infant child was left inside a tan mini-van for more than 20 minutes in a grocery store parking lot on McKnight Way. The vehicle was gone before officers could locate it.

• At 7:40 p.m., a woman called from the 100 block of Murphy Street to report a white terrier dog with tan spots had come after her several times and she could not get out of her pickup truck because of the dog. Police cited the dog’s owner on suspicion of violating a city municipal code.

• At 10:32 p.m., police contacted seven people at Richardson Street and Alta Street and arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of violation of probation.


• At 2:04 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on McKnight Way at La Barr Meadows Road. The 25-year-old male driver fled on foot across Highway 49 and police had his silver Pontiac Bonneville towed away. Police alerted local law enforcement to be on the lookout for the man.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 11:54 a.m., a caller from the 14000 block of Talking Pines Road reported a garage was burglarized sometime last night. The burglar entered through an unlocked back door. A deputy took a report for burglary.

• At 12:10 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of King Way reported a person was leaving notes in a mailbox in violation of a restraining order. A deputy took a report for violation of a restraining order.

• At 3:02 p.m., a deputy took a report for petty theft at Bear River High School.

• At 3:11 p.m., a man called from the 12000 block of Loma Rica Drive to report he was assaulted and robbed in Sacramento County. The caller said the incident happened on Elkhorn Boulevard in a shopping center. He said two men forced him into a black 1992 BMW and took a brown leather disc golf bag and $1,000 in a white envelope addressed to the victim’s father.

A deputy took a courtesy report and forwarded the report to Sacramento County law enforcement.

• At 3:49 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Combie Road reported a 2-year-old boy was lying in the gravel and crying. A deputy contacted the child’s mother, who said the child was throwing a fit because he was not getting a new toy at a nearby store.

• At 5:52 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of West Drive reported identity theft, which occurred in Las Vegas, Nev. The caller was referred to the Las Vegas Police Department.

• At 10:27 p.m., police were on the lookout for a man and his girlfriend in a silver sports car who reportedly took a wallet with a large amount of money in it. The incident happened in Placer County 30 minutes prior.


• 2:39 a.m., a woman called from the 1000 block of Kearney Court. She sounded like she had been drinking a lot. She was disoriented and she said someone killed her dog but she can’t see. She said she was outside and needed help. Two hours later, the woman called to report she cut herself and was bleeding but she denied medical attention. Paramedics transported the woman to the emergency room and a deputy took a report for mental health issues.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 10:52 a.m., a caller from Gold Run School reported a student brought several bullets to school today. Police contacted the caller.

• At 1:21 p.m., a caller from the 500 block of Factory Street reported her landlord moved her property out of her residence and killed her fish. Her property was left outside the residence.

Fire Calls


• At 4:58 p.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Highway 49 reported people were burning a large amount of trash at a nearby residence.

– Robyn Moormeister

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