Police blotter 05/31/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 05/31/07

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 11:27 a.m., a caller from the 14000 block of Boquest Drive reported finding a decapitated rat on a doorstep. The caller said there had been a burglary in March and prowlers on a regular basis. A deputy responded and determined there was no crime.

• At 1:38 p.m., a caller from a bar on Highway 49 in North San Juan reported a juvenile running into the roadway swinging a bat at passing vehicles. A deputy responded to check the area.

• At 2:24 p.m., a caller from a hotel in the Town of Washington on the 15000 block of Washington Road reported an extremely drunk person was out in front of a bar, yelling, screaming and causing a disturbance.

• At 9:58 p.m., a caller from McCourtney Road and Campodi Road reported people in a truck going toward Retrac Way were shooting from their vehicle. Three more callers reported hearing shots from a moving vehicle. One caller said a shot hit his mailbox. A deputy took a report for vandalism to a mailbox on the 11000 block of Lime Kiln Road.


• At 1:17 a.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Bissell Place reported a 16-year-old boy ran away from a Grass Valley care home. A deputy took a report for a missing person.

• At 7:06 a.m., a caller from a business on the 11000 block of La Barr Meadows Road reported a safe was stolen overnight. A deputy took a report for burglary.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 2:14 p.m., a caller from a grocery store on the 700 block of Zion Street reported a hit-and-run accident in a parking lot. Police took a report.

• At 3:31 p.m., a caller from a business on the 400 block of Hollow Way reported a noninjury car accident. Police took a report.

• At 5:05 p.m., a caller reported a school bus with 60 students on board was in an accident with a sedan. The CHP handled the incident.

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 10:44 a.m., a caller from Idaho Maryland Road past Brunswick Road reported dogs locked in a silver Kia. The car was not in the city’s jurisdiction so dispatchers notified Nevada County Animal Control.

• At 10:58 a.m., a caller from Idaho Maryland Road past Brunswick Road reported dogs locked in a vehicle were getting overheated and county Animal Control had not arrived yet.

• At 3:55 p.m., officers contacted a 35-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman at Dow Alexander Park and advised them there was no sleeping/camping allowed in the park. They would be moving on.

• At 4:45 p.m., a caller from the 500 block of Ivy Street reported a man with tattoos, very short dark hair and a New York accent came to the door and said he was selling meat for The Butcher Shop in Sacramento. There is no listing for that business in Sacramento. The caller requested extra police patrol in the area.

• At 8:53 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Alta Street reported a squatter at a house the caller was caring for may have changed the locks. The squatter, a 40-year-old man, was threatening and screaming at neighbors. Police contacted the man and arrested him on suspicion of staying in a building without permission.

• At 9:30 p.m., four callers reported a Crown Victoria hit a telephone pole at Empire Street and Kate Hayes Street. The pole fell onto the grounds of an apartment complex. Police arrived, and there was no suspect.


• At 12:28 a.m., a woman called from Wendy Circle to report her next-door neighbor was yelling inside his home. The dispatcher could hear the man over the phone. Police contacted the 60-year-old man, who had been drinking. No arrests were made.

– Robyn Moormeister

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