Police blotter 10/8/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 10/8/07

Grass Valley Police Department


• 12:17 a.m. – Officers cited and released a 59-year-old woman on suspicion of petty theft at the 200 block of Mill Street.

• 1:24 a.m. – Officers arrested a 59-year-old woman at a business on the 100 block of Neal Street on suspicion of drunk driving and driving with a suspended license and booked her into the Nevada County jail.

• 2:25 a.m. – Officers arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of being drunk in public on West Berryhill Drive and booked him into the Nevada County jail.

• 3:50 p.m. – A woman from the 400 block of Maryland Drive reported that a red pickup belonging to a neighbor was on her property and had been broken into. She wanted the vehicle removed. Officers contacted the owner of the pickup, a 38-year-old man, and booked him on suspicion of possessing narcotics and being under the influence.

• 8:19 p.m. – A woman called from the 100 block of Harris Street reporting that her boyfriend was drunk and was breaking things at her apartment. Officers contacted the 47-year-old man and booked him on a local warrant.

• 9:56 p.m. – Officers arrested a 43-year-old man on the 700 block of Taylorville Road on suspicion of being drunk in public and booked him into the Nevada County jail.


• 2:17 a.m. – A woman called from the 100 block of West Empire Street reporting that she’s received threatening phone calls from an unknown male person.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• 6:54 p.m. – A woman from the 12000 block of Mayflower Drive reported that she was just threatened by a person who threw a large stick at her from over the fence.

• 7:39 p.m. – A woman from the 14000 block of Indian Springs Road reported that she heard a moaning sound outside her house when she returned home. She couldn’t find her husband and was checking to see where he was. She believed someone had hurt him. But she found her husband was playing a joke with her.


• 1:19 a.m. – Officers arrested a 28-year-old man at the intersection of Nevada City Highway and Banner Lava Cap Road on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

Fire Blotter

The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 49 calls for service during the period between Sept. 26 and Oct.2, 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 p.m., Sept. 28 – GVFD and NCFD responded to a vehicle rollover on Highway 49 near Empire Street. The fire units that first arrived on the scene, reported a single vehicle upside down and investigated for injuries and hazardous conditions. Firefighters found the occupant had gotten out of the wreck and appeared to have minor injuries only. Emergency personnel treated the occupant and sent the occupant to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

• 12:10 a.m., Sept. 29 – GVFD and NCFD responded to a vehicle that overturned during a police pursuit on Greenhorn Road. Emergency personnel found one occupant had gotten out of the wreck. Police officers utilized a GVFD thermal imaging camera to search for a second occupant who fled on foot. The first occupant was transported by law enforcement, after a medical assessment.

• 2:30 p.m., Sept. 29 – GVFD and NCFD responded to a person who suffered burns after a small explosion in a residence near McCourtney Rd. Fire personnel requested an air ambulance and began treating the injuries. The residence was then searched for any concealed fire extension using a thermal imaging device, but no hazard was found. An air ambulance transported the patient to a regional trauma center.

• 2 p.m., Sept. 30 – GVFD responded to a vehicle accident on East Main Street. Firefighters reported that two vehicles were involved, one of which was a GVPD unit. Two patients needed care, one of whom had to be extricated from the wreckage using extrication tools. Air ambulances transported both patients to a regional trauma center.

• 1:38 a.m., Oct.1 – GVFD and NCFD responded to a reported residential structure fire on Amber Loop. The first unit that arrived on the scene saw no apparent fire and began an investigation. Firefighters discovered a faulty electrical outlet that had melted. They removed the outlet and examined the wall with a thermal imaging device to ensure no concealed fire had spread.

– Soumitro Sen

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