Police blotter 10/29/07
Grass Valley Police Department
• 6 p.m. – A caller from West Empire Street requested extra patrol because of continual speeders in the area occurring at all times of day.
• 6:26 p.m. – A 23-year-old man was arrested in the 100 block of Neal Street on suspicion of battery and for two out-of-county warrants.
• 9:37 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported four juveniles dressed in dark costumes, including goblins and a Harry Potter mask were going door to door and then taking off. Police contacted the juveniles who said they were doing a scavenger hunt but were done for the night.
• 11:11 a.m. – A caller from the 1000 block of East Main Street reported being hit in the face with a beverage from an approximately 22-year-old man driving a gray Honda four-door sedan. Police were unable to locate the man.
• 2:07 a.m. – A 23-year-old man was arrested in the 100 block of Glasson Way on suspicion of being drunk in public, violating probation and a local warrant.
• 10:01 a.m. – A caller from Kidder Avenue and Bennett Street reported graffiti on a retaining wall.
• 3:41 p.m. – A caller from the 700 block of Sutton Way reported prescription drug theft about a half hour ago. Police arrested a 52-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing drugs obtained by forgery and forgery.
• 3:52 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Springhill Drive reported he suspected one of his renters is storing a large amount of marijuana in a storage shed. Police awaited a follow-up phone call from the caller.
• 2:02 a.m. – A 29-year-old man was arrested at Maiden and Chester streets on suspicion of being drunk in public.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
• 7:51 a.m. – A caller from the 11000 block of Yuba Ridge Drive reported a neighbor just shot a deer with a high-powered rifle and then put it in his truck. Police contacted the caller and told the caller that it wasn’t a crime.
• 8:55 a.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Cascade Lp reported the theft of speakers and stereo from a boat.
• 9:51 a.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of East Drive reported the theft of items from an unlocked vehicle.
• 12:37 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Pleasant Valley Road reported someone threw coffee on her earlier in the day. Police took a report.
• 2:01 p.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Grass Valley Avenue reported that someone glued the locks of their business shut.
• 4:34 p.m. – A man from the 11000 block of Buckeye Road reported multiple off-road vehicles speeding down the road. The man followed the vehicles to the creek and the off road vehicle riders then threw rocks at the man and his vehicle.
• 11 p.m. – A caller from the 17000 block of Norlene Way reported multiple objects believed to be from a paint ball gun hitting the caller’s house. The paint ball was washed off the home prior to officer’s arrival.
• 1:02 a.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Madrona Leaf Court reported a 20-year-old man out of control at a Halloween party. The man was being restrained by his parents but somehow cut his forehead before officers arrived and was bleeding from the head. The man spit in the face of a responding sheriff’s officer and was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a peace officer and being drunk in public. He was treated for his forehead injury.
• 8:55 a.m. – A caller from the 14000 block of Highland Drive reported plastic wrap around his vehicle.
• 9:18 a.m. – A caller from the 18000 block of Alexandra Way reported the theft of statuary from a residence.
• 9:39 a.m. – A woman from the 10000 block of Willow Valley Road reported her neighbor trespassed on her property, took dirt and moved the dirt over to her property. Police referred the matter to civil court.
Nevada City Police Department
• 4:38 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Grove Street reported a man was whistling for his dog and waking up the neighborhood.
• 3:09 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street reported a customer left a jar of an illegal drug on the front counter.
The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 55 calls for service from Oct. 10 to Oct. 16, including calls as part of a joint operations agreement with Nevada County Consolidated Fire District and Nevada City Fire Department. Here are some calls in more detail:
• 11:40 p.m., Oct. 11 – Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on East Main Street. They reported smoke showing from the vehicle and no structures threatened. Firefighters extinguished a small fire in the front seat. They searched for hidden fire and hot spots using a thermal imaging camera. The cause wasn’t determined.
• 5:38 p.m., Oct. 12 – Firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on McCourtney Road. They found a single vehicle accident with the driver out of the vehicle. Emergency personnel took the driver to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.
• 1:02 p.m., Oct. 14 – Firefighters responded to a reported kitchen fire in the Alta Sierra area. The first arriving unit reported a single story home with light smoke showing from the front door. Residents knocked down the stove fire with a home fire extinguisher and water. Firefighters mopped up hot spots. Unattended cooking oil on the stove caused the fire.
• 8:02 p.m., Oct. 14 – Firefighters responded to a motorcycle accident at South Auburn and Bank streets. The rider had minor injuries, and the motorcycle helmet prevented a head injury. The motorcyclist was taken to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.
• 10:14 a.m., Oct. 15 – Firefighters responded to a bike accident at South Auburn and Empire streets. The rider, who was not wearing a helmet, apparently lost control of the bike and crashed into a parked car, causing a back and collar bone injury. The bicyclist was taken to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.
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