Police blotter 10/30/07
Grass Valley Police Department
• 5:02 a.m. – A caller reported about four people were smoking crack in a white BMW or Volvo in a parking lot on the 100 block of Neal Street. Police cited one person for a curfew violation.
• 6:06 a.m. – A caller from an apartment on the 200 block of Church Street reported hearing someone trying to kick through the back door of the apartment. Police checked the area and were unable to locate anyone suspicious. The caller was told to call back if the noise was heard again.
• 11:43 a.m. – Police arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of burglary, theft with a prior conviction and crime against an elder or dependent adult.
• 12:10 p.m. – A caller from a Glenbrook Basin shopping center reported theft of pumpkins. The caller wanted a log entry and extra police patrol in the area.
• 2:05 p.m. – A caller from Highway 49 reported a person by a disabled vehicle appeared as if he or she wanted to jump over the side of the highway. The person called back to report the car had a flat tire and police did not need to respond.
• 3:27 p.m. – A caller from Brunswick Road reported a homeless person was “flipping off” people as they drove by on Maltman Drive.
• 3:41 p.m. – A woman from Candy Lane to report she was being held captive by three people and she just snuck out of the house. Police contacted the woman and took her to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
• 6:27 p.m. – A dispatcher received a 911 call from the 100 block of South School Street, and all she could hear was screaming. Police responded and arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of battery and false imprisonment.
• 10:18 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on South Auburn Street and arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a loaded firearm. Police also arrested a 35-year-old man on a local warrant.
• 3:58 a.m. – A man called from Highway 49 near the Empire Street offramp to report seeing a vehicle slam into the center divide, then continue northbound. Police and the CHP responded.
• 4:19 a.m. – A caller from Idaho-Maryland Road reported a foul smell as though there was an excess of sewage built up. A patrol officer was advised.
• 4:51 – A caller from the 15000 block of Cliff Road reported hunters on the neighbor’s property were shooting in the caller’s direction and making verbal threats. Deputies spoke to everyone involved and mediated the situation.
• 6:16 p.m. – A caller from Magnolia Road reported people were firing a gun from a truck. The driver had a full beard and was wearing a plaid jacket. Lake of the Pines security and the CHP were advised. Police were unable to locate the truck.
Nevada City Police Department
• 12:28 p.m. – A caller reported a purse was stolen the previous night from a bar on the 300 block of Broad Street. Police took a report for petty theft.
• 1:35 p.m. – A caller reported people were smoking pot in the horseshoe pit area of Pioneer Park. No one was doing drugs when police arrived.
• 12:59 a.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on the 200 block of Commercial Street and arrested a person on suspicion of drunken driving and on a warrant.
• 2:13 a.m. – An off-duty police officer called to report a parolee on the 200 block of Broad Street showed him a bag of methamphetamine and said he was under the influence, that he had a gun and he was going to kill the person who had been sleeping with his girlfriend. The officer determined the man did not have a gun. Police looked for the man and could not find him. Truckee Police went to check the man’s residence in Truckee, but they could not locate the street address. Local police checked another address in the Greenhorn area and found nothing unusual. A vehicle belonging to a person listed in a restraining order against the parolee was found at the parolee’s address. The parolee’s father said the man and the woman were in an “on again-off again” relationship.
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