Police blotter 03/05/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 03/05/08

Grass Valley

Police Department


• 11:38 a.m. – A caller from the 600 block of Freeman Lane reported a woman was carrying an infant who was wearing only a diaper. The caller was concerned for the child’s welfare.

• 1:29 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a red 1990 Acura Integra was stolen sometime between Saturday and Monday.

• 3:17 p.m. – A woman from the 500 block of Whiting Street reported people were banging on her door in the morning looking for a prior tenant, and when she went outside, she noticed there was blood on her porch.

• 3:55 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a parrot was on the roof. Animal Control was unable to catch the bird.

• 7:06 p.m. – A caller from Walsh Street reported a man in his early 20s driving a white Mazda RX pulled up next to the caller and pointed a taser at him. When the man was unable to tase the caller, he pulled forward, then backward as if he were going to try again, then he drove away. Police contacted the caller.

• 7:06 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Elysian Place reported two boys broke into his residence through a window on Feb. 29, leaving drug-related items, condoms and burn marks on the carpet. The caller said the house has been entered daily since then, and the garage door opener had been stolen. An officer took a report for residential burglary and trespassing.

• 10:21 p.m. – A caller from the hospital said a man at the emergency room reported he was assaulted in Condon Park 30 minutes before by two males. The man in the emergency room refused to press charges.


• 8:21 a.m. – A caller reported a large glass wall in front of a business building on the 200 block of Mill Street had been broken. Police took a report for vandalism.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• 11 a.m. – A woman reported her purse was stolen out of her locked vehicle on the 11000 block of Polaris Drive. A deputy took a report.

• 2:14 p.m. – A woman from the 18000 block of Country Lane reported an electric grinding wheel was stolen from her property. The woman did not know the grinder’s brand name or serial number.

• 5:30 p.m. – Deputies took a report for domestic battery on Ivy Lane near Pacheco Road. The alleged incident occurred that day, and the victim did not want medical attention.

• 6:24 p.m. – Officers were looking for a 35-year-old man with red hair and blue eyes suspected of domestic battery. He was last seen in North San Juan, and he had been drinking.

• 7:45 p.m. – A caller from Borelli Road reported a 16-year-old boy was out of control, and the phone line went dead. The 911 caller called back on a cellular telephone and said the boy ripped the phone out of the wall. The boy was sitting on the couch and had calmed down. There were no weapons in the house. Deputies cited the boy on suspicion of vandalism and unlawfully obstructing a telephone line.

• 8:25 p.m. – El Dorado County authorities notified local authorities to be on the lookout for a white PT Cruiser with a sun roof and big chrome wheels. The vehicle was stolen and was involved in a homicide today in El Dorado County.

• 9:30 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Alta Sierra Drive reported receiving annoying phone calls from a man she sold a puppy to last week.

• 9:31 p.m. – A caller from Alta Sierra Drive reported she was given a sick dog, and she was unsure of what to do with it now. The person who gave the caller the dog was refusing to take the dog back and allegedly was screaming at the caller. Deputies contacted both parties, and Animal Control was notified.


• 12:07 a.m. – Sheriff’s deputies stopped a pedestrian on Bennett Street at Neal Street and arrested the person on suspicion of public drunkenness.

• 12:41 a.m. – A woman from the 10000 block of Welsh Lane reported a man was outside her residence yelling, banging on the door and trying to break it down. Deputies responded and checked the garage and the area around the house. They were unable to locate anything suspicious. The woman said the man sounded young.

• 6:31 a.m. – A caller from a business on the 11000 block of Tammy Way reported a burglary. It appeared nothing had been taken.

– Robyn Moormeister

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