Police blotter 05/20/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 05/20/08

Grass Valley Police Department


6:43 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a person was intoxicated. Police arrested a 46-year-old woman on suspicion of resisting a police officer.

11:29 a.m. – A woman called from the 400 block of Pampas Drive to report her son took her car. Police contacted the caller and the owner of the vehicle. The caller was admonished for making a false police report.

11:46 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a non-injury accident on Bennett Street and arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of driving on a suspended license, hit and run and a warrant.

2:02 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a truck was egged. Police took a report for vandalism.

2:05 p.m. – A man in the police station lobby reported someone entered his home through an unlocked door without permission on the 100 block of Race Street and items were missing. Police took a report for residential burglary.

5:18 p.m. – A caller reported a suspicious-looking man wearing a baseball cap and a red shirt was hiding in the bushes. Police arrested the 49-year-old man on suspicion of violation of probation.

6:38 p.m. – A woman called from the 200 block of Mill Street to report her neighbor’s Chihuahua bit her shoe. The woman was told to contact Animal Control.

7:53 p.m. – A woman called from the 100 block of Townsend Street to report her husband was not allowing her to leave with their children. It sounded as if the two were fighting, then the line went dead. Police arrested the 33-year-old man on suspicion of destroying or removing a wireless communication device.

8:14 p.m. – Police arrested a 40-year-old man on South Auburn Street on suspicion of public drunkenness.

10:05 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on West Main Street at Carpenter Street and arrested three people. A 19-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of giving false information to an officer and driving on a suspended license, a 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of giving false information to an officer and warrants and a 26-year-old woman was arrested for a warrant.

11:54 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on Bennett Street at Depot Street and arrested an 28-year-old person on suspicion of drunken driving.


12:23 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a possible prowler. Police checked the area and were unable to find anyone.

2:24 a.m. Ð A caller from the 600 block of Walsh Street reported a woman was screaming about money. Police contacted a drunk woman inside her home. Police told the woman to stay inside and to keep it down.

6:52 a.m. – A woman called to report that every morning a boy speeds in a street legal golf cart on Harris Street toward the high school. The woman wanted police to cite the boy before he hits one of her children in daycare.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


10:59 a.m. – A woman called from a trailer park on the 12000 block of Rough and Ready Highway to report someone was trespassing on her property early in the morning. Adult Protective Services was notified.

5:52 p.m. – A caller reported receiving death threats from a man. The caller said he drove to the man’s house on the 10000 block of Pine Hill Drive and they were in a fight. The man called back, said “you better get here now,” and hung up. The man repeatedly called 911 and hung up on dispatchers. A deputy cited and released a man on suspicion of obstructing an officer.

6:17 p.m. – Police were looking for a possible drunk driver involved in the ignition of a debris fire on Harmony Ridge at Highway 20. The man was driving a white PT Cruiser. Police were unable to locate the vehicle. The CHP determined the man was in a home on the 17000 block of Highway 20. The CHP contacted the man and no arrest was made, according to the CHP.

9:00 p.m. – A caller from Alta Sierra Drive reported a juvenile girl was missing. A deputy took a report.

Nevada City Police Department


10:46 p.m. – A caller from a motel on the 400 block of Railroad Avenue reported items were taken from a room. Police took a report for burglary.

– Robyn Moormeister

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