Police blotter 6/01/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 6/01/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 10:19 a.m., a man called from Elizabeth Daniels Park to report someone could not get out of the bathroom and his key would not work because the lock was not working. The person was eventually able to get out of the bathroom and Public Works was advised of the problem.

• At 10:45 a.m., a man reported he picked up a purse that fell out of a woman’s car on Old Tunnel Road. Police contacted the purse’s owner and she got it at the police substation.

• At 12:02 p.m., a caller from a restaurant on South Auburn Street reported a man left without paying his bill. Police checked the area and were unable to locate the man.

• At 4:02 p.m., a caller from East Main Street near Hughes Road reported three men, two wearing suits, ties and hats, were walking on East Main Street, and one appeared to have a silver-and-black gun tucked in his waistband. Police located the men and determined the gun was a cap gun.

• At 4:42 p.m., a caller reported a 28-year-old woman on parole was fired from work and was making threats. Police arrested the woman at an apartment on the 100 block of East Berryhill Drive on suspicion of violating parole.

• At 7:09 p.m., a caller from Idaho-Maryland Road reported a man with blond hair was riding a horse bareback toward Sutton Way. An officer was advised.

• At 9:44 p.m., three callers from the 400 block of Maryland Drive reported a woman was yelling for people to call 911, saying she had been choked. Police contacted a 40-year-old woman who said a 45-year-old man had left before police arrived. Local law enforcement was advised to look for the man, and an emergency protective order was issued.


• At 1:01 a.m., police stopped a vehicle under the Highway 49 overpass at Bennett Street and arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving.

• At 3:05 a.m., police encountered a person sleeping in an outdoor area of a store on the 100 block of West McKnight Way. They arrested the man on a warrant and suspicion of possessing heroin.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 10:40 a.m., a woman from the 20000 block of Cruzon Grade Road reported a fight with a neighbor over a fence. The woman said her neighbor swore at her and used racial slurs.

• At 11:15 a.m., a woman from the 14000 block of Live Oak Lane reported her cat brought in a snake that she believed was a poisonous coral snake. The woman had it trapped under a can, but she was disabled and she could not get the snake out of the house. Animal Control would handle the problem.

• At 1:05 p.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Creekside Way reported tools were stolen from the back of a pickup truck. The caller requested extra police patrol to look for juveniles and drug activity in the area.

• At 4:15 p.m., a caller from Del Bonita Way reported a small yellow truck with no plates on the front looked like it did not “fit” in the neighborhood.

• At 4:48 p.m., a man called from the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive to request extra police patrol because his wife was just released from jail and she typically went to the home after being released.

• At 6:05 p.m., a caller from a gas station on Penn Valley Drive reported a boy was carrying a vacuum cleaner and a small bag. The caller said the juvenile looked very suspicious.

• At 7:51 p.m., a man reported he was assaulted at Purdon Crossing. He said he was riding on his motorcycle when people in a red Toyota 4-Runner with gold stripes threw water on him; and when he stopped, they started hitting him in the head.

• At 10:44 p.m., a woman called to report her children possibly found a body lying in the fast lane of Highway 20. The California Highway Patrol responded and reported finding clothing at the scene.


• At 9:37 a.m., deputies took a report at a school on the 10000 block of Rough and Ready Highway for petty theft. A juvenile was cited.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 5:32 p.m., a caller from Argall Way reported an elderly man with a cut on his arm was walking behind a grocery store. Police arrested the man on suspicion of public drunkenness.

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