Police blotter 05/15/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 05/15/08

Grass Valley Police Department


10:39 a.m. – A 54-year-old woman called from Mill Street and threatened suicide by gun. The woman was under the influence of a controlled substance. Her mental health was evaluated at the hospital and police arrested her on suspicion of violating probation.

10:46 a.m. – Police arrested a woman on South Auburn Street on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia and violating probation.

11:04 a.m. – A caller from a store on West McKnight Way reported tennis shoes were stolen. A 24-year-old man turned himself in at the police department. He was cited and released on suspicion of shoplifting and violating probation.

3:42 p.m. – A caller from a store on the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a theft just occurred. A man took a can of gold paint, put it in his sweatshirt pocket and rode away on his bicycle. Police caught up with the man on Plaza Drive and cited him on suspicion of petty theft. Police advised the man not to return to the store.

7:03 p.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Butler Street reported neighbors took his license plate tag. The man requested extra police patrol in the area.

9:30 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Castlemont Drive reported a person who possibly had mental health issues was ranting about communism.


2:48 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Cypress Hill Drive reported a person was looking into vehicles in the area. Police contacted the person, who was delivering newspapers.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


9:05 a.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Big Blue Road reported theft of mail. The caller requested extra police patrol in the area.

9:23 a.m. – A real estate agent reported a sign on a property was burned down.

3:04 p.m. – A caller from Pleasant Valley Road reported a vehicle was vandalized after it ran out of gas and was parked on the roadway.

10:01 p.m. – A man from the 10000 block of Wolf Road reported he had been drinking and he needed to turn himself in on a local warrant. Deputies arrested the man.


7:07 a.m. – A caller reported a vehicle crashed into a fence on McCourtney Road just north of Clear Creek Road. The CHP responded and determined the female driver was not injured. Alcohol was not involved.

12:19 a.m. – A caller from the 17000 block of Indian Springs Road reported he could hear his neighbors spinning out using vehicles. The caller said someone may have been hit with a vehicle. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicles.

3:02 a.m. – A caller from Dolores Drive reported a suspicious-looking man was walking toward Alta Street. The caller confronted the man in a neighbor’s yard, and he said he had been measuring a fence. The man had a blue penlight and was wearing a red baseball hat. Deputies checked the area extensively and were unable to locate the man.

2:30 p.m. – A caller reported a big rig knocked down some telephone lines on North Bloomfield Road near Cooper Road. Workers from AT&T responded to repair the phone lines.

– Robyn Moormeister

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