Police blotter 05/23/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 05/23/08

Grass Valley Police Department


11:48 a.m. – A woman from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported someone was playing “doorbell ditch” and throwing coins on her balcony. Police contacted the woman.

12:29 p.m. – Police and firefighters helped free a child locked in a gray Subaru on Bank Street at Bennett Street.

2:39 p.m. – A man called from the 600 block of Walsh Street to report someone hit his vehicle and left a note with false information. Police would follow up.

3:55 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a person was trying to hang a banner on his building. The caller said he did not want any violence. Police contacted the caller and determined no crime had occurred.

9:46 p.m. – Police arrested a 46-year-old woman in the City Hall parking lot on South Auburn Street on suspicion of public drunkenness.


12:31 a.m. – A caller from the 1000 block of Segsworth Way reported the downstairs neighbor came to the door with a baseball bat. Police cited the 37-year-old man on suspicion of trespassing. The neighbors were involved in ongoing disputes. Police took the bat.

3:08 a.m. – Police arrested a 21-year-old man on Bennett Street on suspicion of drunken driving.

7:43 a.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported a solicitor was causing a road hazard.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


1:12 p.m. – A caller from Gray Eagle Road reported a person threatened him, took his vehicles and refused to return them. A deputy took a report for criminal threats and brandishing a weapon.

2:30 p.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Shebley Road reported a man was breaking things in the residence. A deputy arrested the man on suspicion of public drunkenness and violating probation.

3:27 p.m. – A woman called from Highway 174 at Rattlesnake Road to report a woman tried to run her off the road. The other woman told a deputy she saw the caller on the road, but she did not swerve at her or follow her. There were no other witnesses.

4:14 p.m. – A caller from the 19000 block of Highway 174 reported a woman was threatening to burn down a house. The caller said the woman was being evicted, but deputies determined the eviction process had not been initiated. The caller was advised to contact the court regarding the legal eviction process.

4:23 p.m. – Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office alerted all area law enforcement to be on the lookout for a juvenile who was abducted at about 10:30 a.m. in Sacramento. The abductor was considered possibly armed and dangerous.

8:04 p.m. – A caller from a store on the 11000 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported a theft was caught on tape.

8:53 p.m. – A woman called from Wild Canary Road to report her boyfriend had been drinking and was riding a dirtbike with a 6-year-old child. The woman was having a heated argument while on the phone. A deputy determined the man was driving on private property.

10:18 p.m. – A man called to report two men broke into his house on the 14000 block of Rough and Ready Highway at 5 a.m. and took a safe with the caller’s prescriptions, birth certificate and collectible knives in it. The caller said he pretended to be asleep, then left the residence. He said the men had handguns. A deputy took a report for burglary.


4 a.m. – A caller reported a blue PT Cruiser with Florida plates was speeding south on Highway 20 from Yuba County toward Rough and Ready. The CHP responded.

Fire Calls


3:30 p.m. – A caller from the landfill on McCourtney Road reported a small fire. Firefighters responded to find the fire had been extinguished by landfill personnel.

– Robyn Moormeister

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