Police Blotter 2/14/08
• 1:17 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 1000 block of East Main Street reported a drunken man was passed out in the reception area. Police arrested the 36-year-old man on suspicion of public drunkenness.
• 2:27 p.m. – A caller from a store on Nevada City Highway reported a lost wedding ring set, with antique gold and one diamond.
• 7:09 p.m. – A caller from a hotel on the 100 block of Bank Street reported that people trashed one of the rooms and were staying in a second room. Police contacted two women, who were asked to leave by management and would do so.
• 9:03 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported a white van parked in back of the business was burglarized.
• 11:02 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on West Berryhill Drive and arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving.
• 2:10 a.m. – Police went into a restaurant on East Main Street and arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of violating probation.
• 2:48 a.m.. – A caller from a store on the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported someone was sleeping in a white van with brown trim. Police contacted the man sleeping in the van and advised him of the city’s camping ordinance. The man would be moving on.
• 2:15 p.m. – A man called from Indian Spring Ranches Road to report dogs were attacking his livestock.
• 4:29 p.m. – A woman called from Little Valley Road to report a juvenile urinated on her vehicle, possibly on Saturday night. The urine was on the passenger’s door and window. The woman would look into getting a temporary restraining order.
• 4:44 p.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Marina Drive reported an outboard motor was stolen. A deputy took a report for grand theft.
• 5:05 p.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Elizabeth Way reported a Ruger pistol was stolen from a residence about three days before.
• 6:08 p.m. – A caller from Highway 49 and Running M Drive reported multiple cows were in the roadway. The CHP located the owner of the cows.
• 6:20 p.m. – A man called from Carriage Road and reported two juvenile boys were harassing his horses. The juveniles were scaring the horses away from their food. The caller said one of the juveniles swung a stick at him, and the juveniles’ father was drunk and tried to run him over. He said the man told him he was going home to get a gun. The father called 911 to report the other man threatened to hit his children. Deputies determined the claim about the gun was unfounded and advised everyone involved about how to handle a neighborhood dispute.
• 7:55 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Harmony Ridge Road reported a generator was stolen.
• 9:05 p.m. – A deputy was following two dirt bikes that had outrun deputies in Cedar Ridge Monday. One bike was purple, and one was red. They were going 50 miles per hour on Highway 174 toward Cedar Ridge. The riders were driving recklessly and crossing the double yellow lines. Another deputy joined in the chase, but both deputies abandoned the chase at the Placer County line. Dispatcher advised Placer County law enforcement to be on the lookout for the dirt bikes.
– Robyn Moormeister
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