Police blotter 4/9/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 4/9/07


• At 3:46 p.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of E. Main Street reported that two men had been shoplifting in the store.

• At 9:18 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Lamarque Street reported that a neighbor’s dog had been barking for half an hour. The caller had already spoken to the neighbors, but they had not quieted the dog.

• At 10:50 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported seeing a camper back in the woods who might have been burning candles.

• At 11:15 p.m., a caller from Highway 20 near the Brunswick exit reported a that gray Toyota with flashing headlights and a siren was trying to get other drivers to stop. The caller did not see a light bar across the top of the car and assumed it was not an official vehicle.


• At 1:47 a.m., a caller from Race Street reported that a man with blonde hair and a green jacket had shot a pellet gun at a car.

• At 7:50 a.m., a business on the 100 block of Catherine Lane reported a broken window, possibly caused by a thrown rock.

• At 8:15 a.m., a school on the 400 block of South Church Street reported that the campus had been spray painted.

• At 12:40 p.m., a caller from a parking lot near the intersection of Brunswick Road and Sutton Way reported that a 20 year-old man driving a silver Honda was trying to sell medication for gas money.

• At 3:25 p.m., a caller from the intersection of Nevel and Wiley Streets reported that a woman was blowing a whistle to make the neighborhood dogs bark, and then yelling at them.

• At 8:32 p.m., a caller from a business on the 200 block of McKnight Way reported that a man wearing sunglasses and a green sweatshirt and carrying a flute and a notepad had been making weird faces at her and had followed her outside.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 11:51 a.m., deputies arrested a 28-year-old Nevada City man on suspicion of child endangerment and sexual penetration with a foreign object. They also revoked his probation.

• At 4:08 p.m., a caller from the 15000 block of Stagecoach Way reported that her neighbor, a butcher, has placed two steer heads in view of her residence.

• At 6:42 p.m., a caller from Bennett Street reported that a man on the camp trail just past the bus barn has threatened to kill a woman and that the man had knives and axes at the camp. The victim was transported to the emergency room by ambulance. Deputies arrested a 34-year-old Grass Valley man on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant.


• At 11:43 a.m., a caller from the 10000 block of S. Ponderosa Way reported that her neighbor was threatening to burn her house down.

• At 1:28 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Myrna Drive reported that a log splitter had been stolen.

• At 3:53 p.m., a woman from the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported that a man had offered drugs to her children while they were at a park. When the woman told the man to get away from her car, the man threatened her and her children.

• At 6:35 p.m., a caller from the 15000 block of Taylor Crossing Road reported that a transient had moved his things into the bushes near her residence. At 6:48 p.m., the caller reported that after the transient told her he was going down to the river to get his shoes, she heard a gunshot. When the man didn’t return, she feared that he had committed suicide.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 12:23 a.m., a caller from the 500 block of Main Street reported that a possible prowler was at the vacant house next door.

– Jill Bauerle

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