Police Blotter 4/4/07 | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter 4/4/07


• At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported a noninjury accident on Centennial Drive at Idaho-Maryland Road. Police took a report.

• At 10:46 a.m., a caller reported a noninjury accident between a big rig and a passenger vehicle.

• At 10:50 a.m., a caller from the 400 block of Neal Street reported a cardboard sign on a parked white Lincoln stated, “I have been parked here since Christmas.”

• At 5:09 p.m., a woman called to report her brother was taken to the hospital Monday morning after having a stroke and his wallet was gone. Police contacted the woman and took a report for a stolen wallet.

• At 6:07 p.m., a caller reported a physical fight at the tennis courts in Memorial Park. Police interviewed several people.

• At 7:23 p.m., a 43-year-old man in the police station lobby was looking for Hospitality House. An employee from the shelter said she would pay for a cab, however the man also wanted to find a minister. The man appeared to have a handicap and it was difficult for dispatchers to communicate with him through the front counter window. An officer contacted the man, who refused help or a taxi ride to the shelter.

• At 7:44 p.m., a caller from Freeman Lane reported juveniles hit a utility box at the end of Freeman Lane, then abandoned a black SUV. Police had the vehicle towed at the owner’s expense. They took a report and notified Comcast and AT&T about the broken utility box.

• At 8:51 p.m., a woman called from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway to report she was locked inside a property by an iron gate and she could not get out. Another woman was contacted who would unlock the gate.

• At 9:41 p.m., the 43-year-old man who was in the police station earlier was at a restaurant in downtown Grass Valley, and a worker was unsure of what to do with him. Police contacted the man and he was to ride in a taxi to Hospitality House.


• At 4:21 a.m., a woman called from the 1000 block of Segesworth Way to report someone was wiggling her doorknob. Police arrived and noticed the local newspaper rolled and rubber-banded to each of the doorknobs. Police informed the woman of their findings.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 3:11 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Highway 174 reported a juvenile hit another juvenile in the head with a baseball bat. The father of the alleged victim requested an officer respond because the juvenile responsible for the assault allegedly had a firearm. The man said the information about the gun was received from a third party. An officer called the father.

• At 3:28 p.m., a woman called from Indian Springs Road to report a person was on a quad in the area. She said the sheriff’s office needed to handle the situation before she handled it. The woman was uncooperative and would not stay on the phone to tell dispatchers where the person on the quad was located.

• At 7:54 p.m., a woman called from the 23000 block of Lone Pine Drive to report two bikes were stolen from the residence. Her vehicle window was also broken. A deputy took a report for grand theft and vandalism.


• At 1:52 a.m., deputies arrested a person at a market on the 10000 block of Alta Sierra Drive for a warrant out of Placer County.

• At 9:14 a.m., narcotics deputies performed a parole search on the 400 block of Maryland Drive and arrested a woman on suspicion of a parole violation.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 12:38 p.m., a woman called from the 200 block of Brock Road to report jewelry and her husband’s wallet were stolen from the residence.

• At 2:54 p.m., a caller from Main Street reported a gray ford Taurus with paper plates was stolen some time after 1 p.m. The vehicle was located.


• At 9 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of South Pine Street reported a wrought iron wagon and two stone angels were stolen within the last two days. The caller wanted extra patrols in the area.

Fire Calls


• At 3:12 p.m., a caller from Highway 49 reported a person threw a cigarette out a car window at the Empire Street offramp and the brush started smoking badly. The fire department was notified.

– Robyn Moormeister

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