Police blotter 4/11/07
• At 11:09 a.m., a man went into the police station to report his house on the 400 block of Chapel Street was spray painted sometime during the weekend. Police took a report.
• At 11:42 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of South Church Street reported vandalism. Police determined homeless people were setting up camp in areas surrounding a homeless shelter. Extra patrol was requested.
• At 1:42 p.m., a person flagged down an officer on East Main Street at Scandling Avenue to report a fire truck was involved in a minor collision with a parked car. Police would follow up.
• At 3:37 p.m., a caller from the 1400 block of Segesworth Way reported three people were having an argument and one woman had a rock in her hand. The people may have left in a dark blue vehicle with Washington license plates. Police checked the area and the people were gone.
• At 5:36 p.m., a caller from Bank Street at Stewart Street reported a fight near the police department. Police arrested a 19-year-old woman on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
• At 6:49 p.m., a caller from the 500 block of Saint Patrick Drive reported a fight between a man and a woman. Police cited a 39-year-old man on suspicion of battery. A 37-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of battery and booked into jail.
• At 4:37 a.m., a man called from the 100 block of Boundy Court to report someone was breaking into his home. Police verified the address then the line was disconnected.
• At 9:02 a.m., a woman went to the police station to report a woman in a white Saturn pulled over on Washington Street and screamed at the caller and her son for beating their dog. She said her son swatted the dog on the rear-end for disciplinary reasons, and the woman continued to scream at them while following them down Washington Street. A Grass Valley Animal Control officer would contact Nevada County Animal Control and advise them because it may have been one of their workers.
• At 12:04 p.m., a caller from Streeter Road reported two men dressed in camouflage and carrying rifles were near the Oak Mesa Junction. They were in a white Dodge Ram pickup. Deputies were unable to locate the men.
• At 7:54 p.m., a caller from the 21000 block of Sunnyside Lane reported a man was peeping in windows the last two nights. Deputies arrested the alleged peeping Tom on suspicion of violation of parole, disturbing the peace, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• At 8:38 a.m., a man called from Rough and Ready to report his friend had been missing since Friday. He had been living out of his van for the last several months and the caller was afraid his friend may be depressed about his living situation. A deputy took a report for a voluntarily missing adult.
• At 9:42 a.m., a caller from Indian Springs Road and Quail Post Court reported a juvenile had been riding a mini-bike up and down the roadway.
• At 5:39 p.m., a woman reported she left her vehicle in front of an auto repair business on the 300 block of Railroad Avenue while she was trying to get money for repairs to her car’s transmission. The last time she checked on it was Feb. 14. She recently received paperwork from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office that the vehicle was stripped and burned in Colfax. She asked to make a report for a stolen vehicle.
• At 8:46 p.m., a caller from Willow Valley Road reported three juvenile males ran from a car accident on Willow Valley Road. Police responded and had a car towed.
– Robyn Moormeister
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