Police blotter 3/8/08
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.
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.
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.
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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