Police blotter 10/5/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 10/5/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• 10:09 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of East Empire Street reported her mailbox was run over during the night. Police took a report for vandalism.

• 3:32 p.m. – A caller from the 700 block of South Auburn Street reported a man left a mobile home very irate and threatened to murder his brother in Placer County or kill himself. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the man, and the park manager was gone. Police would follow up. Sheriff’s deputies later contacted the man, who said he had been having a bad day, and was not suicidal.

• A caller from the 200 block of Elysian Place reported harassment of an 88-year-old woman. People have called her several times to tell her they would pick up items she donated, when she in fact did not commit to donating anything. The people said they would go to the home between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday.

• 7:38 p.m. – A caller from a store on the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a fight involving a man and a woman. The man, who had dreadlocks, left on his skateboard. Police contacted a 27-year-old woman and arrested her on suspicion of battery.

• 8:24 p.m. – A woman called to report her daughter was dog-sitting for friends. The dog died while her daughter was watching it, and the dog’s owner was very upset. The woman wanted a log entry.


• 12:20 a.m. – Police arrested a 22-year-old man at a business on Alta Street on suspicion of public drunkenness. Police had his car towed.

• 12:40 a.m. – A caller from an alarm company reported an employee at a store on the 100 block of South Auburn Street had detained a shoplifter. Police arrested the 19-year-old man on suspicion of shoplifting, public drunkenness and resisting arrest.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• 11:02 a.m. – A woman called from Lodestar Drive at Applejack Drive to report hearing two shots coming from the adjacent property. She was afraid to go outside and see where exactly the shots were coming from. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

• 11:48 a.m. – A woman called from the 13000 block of North Ponderosa Way to report a couple of guys in a silver Dodge Dakota pickup drove onto her property near her barn. When she asked what they needed, they said they were looking for a place to board horses. They acted strange, then turned around and left.

• 5:19 p.m. – A woman called from the 10000 block of Lime Kiln Road to report her house was broken into yesterday. A deputy took a report for burglary.

• 5:29 p.m. – A woman reported suspicious activity at her home on the 14000 block of Lime Kiln Road. A man showed up at her home yesterday acting strange. She requested extra patrol around her home.

• 6:49 p.m. – A caller from the 20000 block of Woodbury Drive reported a Chevrolet Suburban crashed into a ravine. A man had hurt his leg. The CHP and paramedics were notified, and the 52-year-old Oklahoma man was flown to a trauma center with a possible broken pelvis. According to the CHP, the man failed to negotiate a curve in the road for an unknown reason.

• 7:31 p.m. – A caller from Broken Oak Court reported a missing juvenile. He was last seen walking toward a bus stop at 6 a.m. The boy has a pierced lip and ears and was wearing all black.

• 10:25 p.m. – A caller from Auburn reported Auburn police were investigating a possible threat by a Placer County juvenile who allegedly said he was going to bring a gun to school Thursday and kill his girlfriend. A person reported overhearing the threat. Even though the threat did not involve a Nevada County school, all school resource officers in the area were notified.


• 4:57 a.m. – A caller from Highway 49 reported a non-injury accident involving a brown SUV at the South fork of the Yuba River.

– Robyn Moormeister

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