Police blotter 07/01/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 07/01/08

Grass Valley Police Department


12:19 p.m. – A business on the 100 block of Mill Street reported three male juveniles came in wanting to sell diamonds. The clerk refused and then called police because the trio seemed suspicious. Officers were unable to locate the juveniles.

3:18 p.m. – A business on the 1700 block of East Main Street reported an employee’s ex-girlfriend continues to show up and cause disturbances.

3:19 p.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Maryland Drive requested an officer at her residence, because she was afraid someone was trying to kill her. Responding officers arrested a woman and booked her at the county jail on suspicion of violating her probation.

7:02 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Celesta Drive reported a drunk driver in Downieville. The information was transferred to the California Highway Patrol.

7:37 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Washington Street said a red and black pickup truck with an excessively loud exhaust keeps driving through the neighborhood.

8:16 p.m. -Police made contact with a man on the 100 block of Bank Street and arrested him on a warrant for suspicion of a drug violation. A weapon was taken from him for safekeeping as well.

10:05 p.m. – Officers responding to a verbal confrontation on the 200 block of Dorsey Drive, arrested a man there on an outstanding warrant and ordered everyone else at the house to keep it down for the evening.

10:10 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 1800 block of East Main Street said four people were verbally abusing the staff and had thrown a soda inside the business. Officers were unable to locate the four.

11:32 p.m. – A caller from the 1400 block of Segsworth Way reported a man, who was just at her residence and arguing, threw a beer bottle at her door. Officers took a report.

11:39 p.m. – A traffic stop resulted in man being booked into the county jail on a warrant and he also was cited on suspicion of driving with a suspended or revoked license. The vehicle was impounded and towed.


6:30 a.m. – A business on the 500 block of East Main Street reported a former employee left threats on the firm’s phone answering machine.

7:28 a.m. – A caller from the North Star Mine and Pelton Wheel Museum reported it appeared someone tried to push a vehicle off the edge of the parking lot toward Wolf Creek. Officers had the vehicle towed.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


12:48 a.m. – A woman from the 20000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported that the headlights of her Jeep, which was parked in the driveway, came on and then turned off by themselves. She wanted officers to check it out.

12:12 p.m. – A man from the 22000 block of Rambling Oaks Drive reported that someone had entered his house and a file cabinet and a George Foreman grill were missing.

2:19 p.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Beeman Lane reported a possible vandalism going on at a vacant house. Three juveniles were breaking the doors and windows of the house.

5:12 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Alta Sierra Drive reported that a juvenile had thrown an open soda can into the caller’s parked vehicle.

7:45 p.m. – A woman from the 11000 block of Warbler Way reported that her husband was throwing things around the house after a verbal argument.

8:36 p.m. – Officers arrested a man on the 13000 block of Spenceville Road on suspicion of child endangerment and possession of firearms and ammunition by a known felon. The man allegedly was drunk and had shot himself in the leg. Two minors were present in the house.

10:09 p.m. – A man called from the 10000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reporting that he’d been struck in the face by a man possibly in his mid 20s. The man ran up to the reporting person’s car, screamed a racial slur, struck the reporting person and then fled toward Grass Valley.


1:13 a.m. – A woman from the 10000 block of Quail Creek Road reported she thought someone was breaking into her house but found it was her brother.

– Soumitro Sen and

Dave Moller

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