Police blotter 06/05/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 06/05/08

Grass Valley Police Department


1:14 p.m. – A caller reported an accident on the 100 block of West McKnight Way. One person was transported to the hospital and police took an accident report.

9:12 p.m. Ð A caller reported people were honking car horns in a parking lot for the last 15 minutes. The caller would not sign a complaint and everything was quiet when police arrived.

10:02 p.m. – A caller from the hospital reported a person was being treated after being hit by a truck on the 100 block of West Main Street that was being driven by an elderly man. Police took a report for a hit and run.

11:06 p.m. – A man called from the 500 block of Butler Street to report three juveniles were going through his car and checking other vehicles. Police checked the area and were unable to locate the juveniles.

11:09 p.m. – A caller from a restaurant on the 1000 block of East Main Street reported a fight in the parking lot involving a man carrying a backpack and a woman. Police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of public drunkenness.


10:49 a.m. – A caller from a store on the 700 block of Sutton Way reported two people climbed into the window of a green van. The caller thought the people were trying to steal the van. Police determined one of the people was the owner of the van, which was having mechanical problems.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


10:40 a.m. – A caller from a business on the 12000 block of Highway 174 reported about 10 gallons of fuel were taken from vehicles.

12:23 p.m. – A man called from School Street to report a man was flipping children off.

1:51 p.m. – A caller from the 14000 block of Powerline Road reported two horses were loose in the roadway. The caller was referred to the CHP and Animal Control was notified.

5:15 p.m. – A caller from Highway 20 reported people at a park and ride were selling puppies out of a white truck and the puppies didn’t have any food or water. A deputy contacted the people, and they would be moving on.

6:39 p.m. – A caller reported there was a large transient camp with fecal matter everywhere on the south side of the old Nevada City airport. The caller said the transients chased him off while he was walking his dog. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate a transient camp.

7:19 p.m. – A mother called from the 11000 block of Lower Circle Road to report a person was under the influence of alcohol and mushrooms. The woman requested deputies arrive without a siren. Deputies determined the person was not under the influence of a controlled substance, but had been drinking. The mother would call back if the person continued to cause a disturbance.

8:53 p.m. – A caller from the 19000 block of Victoria Drive reported a very drunk person was attempting to leave the residence. The caller hid the keys, but it appeared the person was trying to hot-wire a white Ford Taurus. A deputy determined the person had gone to sleep for the evening.

10:25 p.m. – A caller from Lakeshore South reported a juvenile had been drinking and the caller was on the way to the hospital with the juvenile for possible alcohol poisoning.

10:34 p.m. – A deputy stopped a vehicle on Highway 20 at Pleasant Valley Road and arrested a person on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.


2:19 a.m. – A deputy stopped a car on Highway 49 and arrested a person on suspicion of drunken driving and child endangerment. A child and adult riding in the car were picked up by a sober friend.

Nevada City Police Department


2:57 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 400 block of Hollow Way reported receiving death threats over the phone.

3:27 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on the 200 block of Broad Street and arrested a man on suspicion of drunken driving and driving with a suspended license.

7:56 p.m. – A caller from a store on the 300 block of Broad Street reported a person shoplifted, ran then dropped the item. The caller had the shoplifter’s bicycle.

– Robyn Moormeister

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