Police blotter 3/8/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 3/8/08

Grass Valley

Police Department


n 12:21 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 400 block of Idaho-Maryland Road reported a man tried to file a bad check restitution claim against the business. When he was told he had to go through the proper law- enforcement channels, the man became angry and said “he was going to drive through a storeroom window.” The caller called back a short time later and said everything was fine.

n 2:29 p.m. – A caller from a store on Freeman Lane reported two women had been shoplifting. Police cited a 52-year-old woman on suspicion of shoplifting.

n 6:04 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle on South Auburn Street and arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving and driving on a suspended license. His 1998 teal dodge Dakota pickup was impounded.

n 8:12 p.m. – Police arrested a 20-year-old woman at a store on Freeman Lane on suspicion of shoplifting and for a local warrant.


n 3:56 a.m. – A caller from Hughes Road reported hearing a traffic accident. A second caller reported a single-vehicle accident. The driver was gone and the pickup was in the parking lot of a gas station. Police arrested a 25-year-old person on suspicion of drunken driving.

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sheriff’s office


n 9:08 a.m. – A caller from the 17000 block of Highway 20 reported being blackmailed by a county department.

n 10:34 a.m. – A woman called from the 18000 block of Biladeau Lane to report her medications were stolen and that it is possible they were stolen while she was visiting a friend at a motel in Grass Valley. She said her dog also was hit this morning, and the driver took off.

n 11:26 a.m. – A caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported a person on a motorcycle who just left the area and possibly tried to break into a neighbor’s residence.

n 1:48 p.m. – Placer County authorities alerted local law enforcement to be on the lookout for a 61-year-old man who told a family member he wanted to commit suicide by cop. The man had a history of drug use and mental health issues. Placer County authorities located the man three hours later.

n 7:11 p.m. – A caller from the 1000 block of Pekolee Drive reported hearing several gunshots, which lasted for about two minutes.

n 7:49 p.m. – A woman called from the 14000 block of Hollydale Road to report a woman involved with an outlaw motorcycle gang was threatening her. The woman is married to the caller’s ex-husband, and she was trying to get the caller to leave the county. A deputy met with the woman at a nearby market, and she did not provide specific details about the nature of the threat, so her claim could not be substantiated. The woman walked away from the deputy.

n 11:46 p.m. – Deputies arrested a person on the 12000 block of Nevada City Highway on suspicion of drunken driving.

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police department


n 4:21 p.m. – A woman on Broad Street reported a juvenile threw a rock through her windshield, and she was not sure whether the incident occurred on Broad Street or on the freeway. Police were unable to locate the woman or any juveniles.

n 8:14 p.m. – Police arrested a person on Broad Street on suspicion of public drunkenness and violating probation.

n 10:22 p.m. – Police arrested a person on the 200 block of York Street on suspicion of drunken driving, and while sitting in the patrol car, the person tried to kick out the vehicle’s window.

Fire calls


n 7:36 p.m. – A caller from the dump on the 14000 block of Wolf Mountain Road reported a tractor was on fire.

– Robyn Moormeister

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