Police blotter 10/22/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 10/22/07

Grass Valley Police Department


• 2:09 p.m. – An apartment manager from Sutton Way reported gas was being siphoned from vehicles from apartment building parking lots on Sutton Way. The caller requested extra patrol.

• 2:31 p.m. – A woman called from a store on Nevada City Highway to report she left her wallet on top of her vehicle. The woman called back about 30 minutes later to report a good samaritan returned her wallet.

• 5:53 p.m. – Police arrested a 56-year-old man on West Main Street on suspicion of violation of probation.

• 11:44 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on Lidster Avenue at Barby Drive and arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving.


• 1:02 a.m. – Police arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving. He was also cited on suspicion of driving with a suspended license with a prior conviction for drunken driving.

• 3:16 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 100 block of Neal Street reported a group of juveniles were hanging out in front of the business and were ignoring a request to leave. Police responded, and contacted a 46-year-old man who was voluntarily transported by police to the emergency room with his sister for an evaluation.

• 3:35 p.m. – A caller from the hospital on the 100 block of Glasson Way reported a person was out of control in the emergency room. Police contacted the caller and advised mental health and emergency room staff that unless the patient becomes combative, it is not a law enforcement issue.

• 7:24 p.m. – A caller from the a store on Nevada City Highway reported a possible drunken driver in a maroon Hyundai, described as a woman with blonde messy hair and two children. There was also a man in the car. Police stopped the vehicle and arrested a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of child endangerment, drunken driving, driving with a suspended license with a prior conviction of drunken driving and violation of probation. The vehicle was towed.

• 8:48 p.m. – A caller from the hospital on the 100 block of Glasson Way reported a mental health patient was becoming extremely combative and medical staff needed police assistance. Police responded and remained on scene while the patient underwent a mental health evaluation.


• 12:41 a.m. – A caller from La Barr Meadows Road and Dog Bar Road reported a dark-colored Volkswagen Jetta struck the caller’s vehicle and left the scene. Police checked the area at city limits and were unable to locate the Jetta.

• 1:09 a.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on West Berryhill and East Main Street and arrested a 22-year-old woman on suspicion of drunken driving.

• 1:47 a.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on West Main Street at Alta Street and arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving.

• 2:40 a.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on Southbound Highway 49 near Brunswick Road and arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of drunken driving.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• 6:01 p.m. – A caller from Highway 49 north of Nevada City reported a big rig and a car were involved in a collision. There were no injuries. The CHP responded.

• 9:21 p.m. – A caller reported hearing shooting in the Greenhorn Creek area. Deputies were unable to locate the source of the shooting.

• 11:07 p.m. – A caller from Little Valley Road reported a vehicle went off the side of the road in front of a mobile home park. A deputy responded and there were no injuries.


• 4:54 a.m. Saturday – A caller reported a 28-year-old woman went hunting the day before at Red Mountain near Fordyce Lake with her three children and had not yet returned. As deputies were taking a missing person report, a friend of the woman’s family reported making contact with the woman by cell phone. The woman’s Chevrolet Suburban was stuck. She and her children were not injured, and her family helped her free her vehicle.

• 11:46 a.m. – A caller from the 11000 block of Alpine Lane reported a man who looked like “Barney Fife” with a thin black mustache attempted to burglarize a home. The front door was kicked in, but his entry was blocked by items behind the door. Police were on the lookout for the man.

• 1:32 p.m. – A caller from Lake Vera Purdon Road reported hearing three loud explosions. A patrol deputy was advised.

• 7:34 p.m. – A man called from a school on the 24000 block of Highway 49 to report a juvenile assaulted a female staff member. The caller would have waited until Monday to report the incident, but this assault was more serious than others. A deputy called the man and would try again Monday morning.

• 11:27 p.m. – A caller reported a fight on the 29000 block of Highway 49. Deputies determined the fight was “minor,” although they arrested a person on suspicion of disturbing the peace, violation of parole and a warrant from outside the area.


• 8:36 a.m. – A woman called from the 11000 block of Black Road to report the neighbor’s two dogs killed her dog and she was afraid to let her other animals out. Animal Control was notified and an officer would contact the woman.

• A caller from Highway 49 near Sierra City reported a Jeep Liberty rolled off the highway. The driver, who had fallen asleep, was transported by helicopter to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with minor injuries, according to the CHP.

• 11:50 a.m. – A caller from Bassetts reported a motorcycle crashed on Highway 49 near Gold Lake Road. The motorcyclist was transported to a Reno hospital with moderate injuries, according to the CHP.

• 1:49 p.m. – A caller from Highway 49 at Scotts Flat Road reported a collision involving a blue Jeep and a white truck, with the westbound lane blocked. According to the CHP, one passenger suffered a minor injury and was transported by ambulance to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

Fire Calls


• 11:08 a.m. – Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on the 100 block of Joerschke Drive.

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