Police blotter 5/20/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 5/20/07


• At 11:02 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported that someone was staying at a neighboring apartment while the tenant was in jail, possibly without permission. Officers advised a 29 year-old woman to vacate the premises or be cited for trespassing.

• At 1:08 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported finding two abandoned hamsters on a path. Animal Control picked up the critters.

• At 4:21 p.m., a caller reported that somebody had thrown a bottle of urine at her nephew as he walked through Condon Park.

• At 5:26 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of Dorsey Drive reported that she smelled fumes, antiseptic and shiny dust on her furniture.

• At 7:10 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Lloyd Street reported that two juveniles were looking into every vehicle along the street.

• At 9:33 p.m., a caller from the intersection of Colfax Avenue and Memorial Lane reported that a man wearing a baseball cap and green jacket was walking down the street carrying an ax.


• At 9:20 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Mill Street reported that the gas tank cap on her car had been tampered with overnight, although no gas was missing. At 9:54 a.m., a different caller from the same block also reported that her car’s gas tank cap had been tampered with and requested extra patrol at night.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 11:19 a.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Elizabeth Way reported that someone had thrown a rock through a windshield.

• At 12:01 p.m., a caller from Old Downieville Highway reported that people were camping out in a motor home near American Hill. Officers contacted the campers, who moved on.

• At 2:25 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office issued a “be on the lookout” for a 19 year-old man who is schizophrenic and had gone off his medication. The 6-foot, 190-pound man with light facial hair was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, blue jeans with a design on them and white tennis shoes.

• At 5:57 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Peach Court reported that his home had been broken into, but he had not yet determined if anything was missing.


• At 2:48 a.m., a caller from Duggans Road reported seeing a female juvenile, wearing pajamas and carrying a duffle bag, hitchhiking on the road.

• At 6:27 a.m., a caller from Westview Way reported that two juveniles had been sleeping in a camper on their property after being advised that they were trespassing. The juveniles had also left paper napkins with feces on the property. Officers made contact with the juveniles and asked them to return to their house in the area.

• At 6:59 a.m., a caller from Tyler Foote Crossing Road reported that two men had been stealing mail out of mailboxes and were now walking towards Highway 49. Deputies were unable to locate the men.

-Jill Bauerle

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