Police Blotter 10/1/07 | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter 10/1/07

Grass Valley Police Department


– 10:30 a.m. ” A caller from a gas station on the 200 block of East Main Street reported cash was stolen out of gasoline dispensers. Police took a report for petty theft.

– 11:12 a.m. ” A caller from a business on the 100 block of Mill Street reported two girls between 10 and 12 years old stole lip gloss. They were last seen on their bicycles. Police found the girls, cited them on suspicion of shoplifting and released them to their mothers.

– 2:52 p.m. ” A caller reported four male juveniles were spitting on people sitting at a bus stop on Church Street at Neal Street. A patrol officer was advised.


– 12:13 a.m. ” A woman from the 1000 block of Segesworth Way reported someone impersonating an officer called her grandson. Police would contact the woman.

– 12:44 a.m. ” Police arrested a 57-year-old man on Hughes Road at Ridge Road

on suspicion of drunken driving.

– 1:17 a.m. ” A woman from the 100 block of Ophir Street reported hearing people

drag metal around an apartment complex. Police checked the area and were unable to locate anything suspicious.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


– 2:28 p.m. ” Fire personnel reported a man at the 15000 block of Black Bear Lane was being uncooperative. He left the residence, possibly because of drug issues. He was last seen wearing jeans and no shirt, running along an irrigation ditch. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the man.


– 1:04 a.m. ” A caller from the 13000 block of Preston Road reported a truck pulled into his driveway and four men came to the door looking for someone that “ripped them off.” One man was carrying a claw hammer. Deputies were unable to locate the four men.

– 2:13 a.m. ” A woman called from the 14000 block of Lake Lane to report people were breaking into her boat. Deputies were unable to locate the alleged burglars. A deputy took a report.

– 8:52 a.m. ” A caller from the 12000 block of South Ponderosa Way reported a barn was burglarized. A deputy took a report.

Nevada City Police Department


– 11:13 a.m. ” A caller reported an accident on Broad Street at Union Street. The caller said a vehicle took off after the accident. Police took a report.

Fire Calls


– 3:01 p.m. ” A caller from the 11000 block of Polaris Drive reported a man had facial

burns. Deputies and paramedics responded and no arrest was made.


– 3:01 a.m. ” A caller reported several juveniles were having a bonfire on the Ponderosa overpass. The juveniles fled and two were detained by fire department personnel.

Fire Blotter

The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 50 calls for service during the period between Sept. 19 and Sept. 25, including those responded to as part of its joint operational relationship with Nevada County Consolidated Fire District and Nevada City Fire Department. The following is a small sample of those calls:

– 11:14 p.m. Sept. 19 ” The GVFD responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 49. Emergency personnel started triage. Firefighters requested an air ambulance for one patient with major injuries. Fire crews used the Jaws of Life to extricate the patient from the wreckage. The patient was then flown to a nearby trauma center.

– 11:12 p.m. Sept. 21 ” GVFD responded to a reported broken arm on Ridge Road.

Firefighters learned the patient’s arm was injured because he allegedly used it to break a Nevada County Sheriff deputy’s vehicle window during transport. The combative patient was treated at scene and transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital by ambulance with deputies on board.

– 10:26 p.m. Sept. 22 ” The GVFD responded to a fire near Florence Street. The person who reported the fire led them to an alley where they found smoldering fireplace ashes. Fire crews extinguished the small fire.

– 7:26 p.m. Sept. 23 ” The GVFD responded to a medical call near Mill Street. Emergency personnel found the patient in cardiac arrest and initiated CPR while ambulance personnel began advanced life support measures. The patient was transported to SNMH.

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