Police blotter 11/01/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 11/01/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• 11:05 a.m. – A two-car crash was reported at the intersection of Dorsey Drive and Segesworth Way.

• 11:07 a.m. – The Pacific Gas and Electric Co. yard on Taylorville Road reported someone had cut a hole in the fence and stolen copper.

• 12:20 p.m. – A caller from the Veterans Memorial Building on Auburn Street said a number of high school juveniles were behind the building drinking, possibly smoking marijuana, and changing clothes before they took off from the scene.

• 1:04 p.m. – A caller reported that during the previous weekend, an unknown male walked up to him on South Auburn Street and threatened him with a gun.

• 2:02 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 1100 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of a ring.

• 5:31 p.m. – A caller at a business on the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported a baby asleep in a vehicle that had its windows cracked, but no one was around. Responding officers cited and released a 46-year-old man for negligence.

• 6:42 p.m. – A caller from the 1400 block of Segesworth reported a woman was outside her apartment screaming and cursing at other tenants. Police contacted the woman and maintained the peace.

• 6:44 p.m. – A caller from a Freeman Lane business reported an argument between two women that moved outside. One of the women blocked another with her vehicle in the parking lot before leaving the scene. She later called police to say the other woman was being abusive to her child, and when she protested, the woman became hostile. Officers found the issue was over parenting, and no crime occurred.

• 9:14 p.m. – A caller reported a drug deal was occurring between juveniles at the corner of Mill and Neal streets.

• 9:31 p.m. – A woman came in to the police department and turned herself in for shoplifting at two downtown businesses. The businesses did not see the thefts occur, but the woman was advised she was not welcome in either store anymore and was released.

• 10:14 p.m. – A business on West McKnight Way reported the theft of an ATM card and $70.


• 8:35 a.m. – A caller reported a disabled vehicle on the Golden Center Freeway at the Idaho-Maryland off-ramp with a small child inside and no one else. Responding CHP officers found nothing.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• 10:50 a.m. – A caller reported seeing a skeleton on the side of the road at the intersection of Banner Ridge Lava Cap Road and Idaho-Maryland Road.

• 6:11 p.m. – A caller from the 15500 block of Ricky Court reported a man pushed her down. Officers took an assault report.


• 2:15 a.m. – A caller reported a driver on Highway 49 near Combie Road going northbound in the southbound lanes.

• 8:15 a.m. – Officers were told to be on the lookout for a 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass that had been stolen overnight from the 300 block of Sutton Way.

• 12:48 p.m. – A 40-year-old Grass Valley man was booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Center for illegally carrying a weapon. Bail was $10,000.

Nevada City

Police Department


• 2:24 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Carpenter Street reported a fight upstairs in her home between her son and another man. Police responded and arrested the other man on suspicion of being drunk in public.

• 10:03 a.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Second Street reported a pit bull was on her deck, and two Aussies and one golden retriever also were loose in the neighborhood.

– Dave Moller

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