Police blotter 07/13/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 07/13/07

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 8:47 a.m., officers checked a residence on the 20000 block of White Oak Drive for a fire reported on the property. They found an out-of-state parolee wanted on a felony warrant, and arrested him.

• At 9:05 a.m., a man from the 19000 block of Scotts Flat Road reported a missing bike after someone entered his unlocked garage.

• At 9:48 a.m., a caller from the 15000 block of Tyler Foote Road said his brother had thrown a rock at him and was threatening to kill him.

• At 10:02 a.m., a woman from a camp on the 18000 block of Bowman Lake Road reported a man had entered a female’s cabin. The caller said she escorted the man back to his camp and advised him not to come back. The caller said no females were in the cabin at the time, but she was very concerned and requested contact.

• At 12:05 p.m., a caller from Highway 49 reported he was assaulted at an unknown address across from a business. The man said he was hit in the face by a subject who thought he was stealing dogs from the business.

• At 2:07 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Yukon Way reported an employee attempted contract work that morning at a residence, but the homeowner became very irate and brandished a shotgun.

• At 2:19 p.m., a caller from 12000 Cascade Way reported finding an arrow shot into the roof of his house.

• At 4:23 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Alta Vista Avenue reported her neighbor’s garage was spray painted with a vulgar message.

• At 5:28 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Lost Lake Road reported the theft of two expensive bottles of wine from a residence.

• At 5:41 p.m., a woman from the 16000 block of Greenhorn Road reported she is in the middle of a divorce with a man who had just threatened to burn her and is now in the driveway removing belongings.

• At 6:44 p.m., someone called requesting a response to fireworks on the bridge on Washington Road.

• At 10:37 p.m., a caller from the 13000 block of Highway 49 reported a man in a motorhome camping in the parking lot who was told to leave, but he refused.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 11:57 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Railroad Avenue reported a person driving around a hotel parking lot throwing fireworks from the vehicle. One person was hit by a firecracker.


• At 12:36 a.m., a 911 caller from Golden Star Road reported hearing five shots fired in the area. A second caller reported hearing two shots.

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 8:16 a.m. a caller from the 800 block of Whispering Pines said even with the extra patrol requested the day before, the address still was hit during the night by subjects stealing gasoline. No property was reported missing, but extra patrols were still requested.

• At 9:13 a.m., a caller from the 400 block of Brunswick Road reported a suspicious man in the bushes at the backside of a business who was staring at the business.

• At 9:47 a.m., a caller from the 400 block of Crown Point Circle reported a missing person after an employee living out of his vehicle did not return to work. The caller said the man has worked for the company for eight years and to not show up is unusual.

• At 1:02 p.m., a caller front he 100 block of Ophir Street reported when she came home from lunch it appeared someone had been on the back deck because some plants were knocked over, and her cat with kittens looked afraid.

• At 1:38 p.m., a caller from Sutton Way reported a blue-and-white motor home has been going up and down the street and someone had been using the sidewalk to urinate.

• At 3:14 p.m., a caller from Highway 49 reported a bear running in the roadway.

• At 7:06 p.m., a caller from 300 block of Crown Point Circle reported someone had written racial slurs on the side of a building with shaving cream.


• At 1:39 a.m., a caller from Springhill Road reported a possible theft from a Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital ambulance.

• At 8:56 a.m. a caller from a gas station on East Main Street reported a suspicious man in his 20s who was 6 feet tall, with light brown hair and dressed in a green shirt with tan pants, and carrying a gun on his right hip. Police found the man was an out-of-state law enforcement officer.

Fire Calls

• At 4:46 p.m. Wednesday, all fire departments were notified that the off-ramp at Highway 49 and Idaho-Maryland Road was on fire. When crews reached the scene, they discovered the smoke was from a cigarette.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User