Police blotter 6/11/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 6/11/07

Grass Valley Police Department


At 11:11 a.m., a caller reported a large knife found near a restaurant on the 11000 block of Nevada City Highway.

At 3:55 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of Eskaton Circle reported lots of smoke and flames.

At 4:31 p.m., a caller from the parking lot at City Hall reported a dog in a red Ford Escort had been in the vehicle for over a thirty minutes and the animal was panting and drooling.

At 7:51 p.m., a woman called from the 200 block of Sutton Way to report her friend had been drinking and may have overdosed on her prescription medication. The woman was transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital by voluntary medical transport.

At 11:06 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Sutton way reported a party in the parking lot with mostly teenagers and some young children riding their bikes through the sprinklers.

At 11:31 p.m., a caller from 100 block of Glasson Way reported a man was at the emergency room with chipped teeth and lacerations to his face after being hit by a beer bottle at a party.


At 1:23 a.m., several callers from Idaho-Maryland Road reported a suspicious man, possibly intoxicated in a cowboy hat and shirt over his shoulder.

At 3:31 a.m. a man was arrested by Grass Valley Police Department and booked on a warrant for felony charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of drugs.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


At 8:37 a.m., a caller from Highway 49 reported a motorcyclist was doing “wheelies” up and down the highway.

At 8:54 a.m., a caller from 11000 Gautier Drive reported receiving a counterfeit check from a subject attempting to buy the caller’s vehicle.

At 10:40 a.m. a caller from 10000 Peardon Road reported a residential burglary in the last two weeks and that food was taken.

At 4:36 p.m., a caller from Jordan Street reported people were cutting down trees without permits.

At 4:49 p.m., a woman from the 11000 block of Golden Way reported there was a bear in her front yard. The woman stated she has concerns for the neighborhood.

At 5:53 p.m., caller from the 400 block of Sacramento Street reported a woman screaming profanities at a young child. The woman then reportedly dragged the child into the house.

At 5:53 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Millpond Lane reported a bear going up the street toward Red Dog Road. Information was given to Fish and Game.

At 10:08 p.m., a caller from Valley View Road reported a loud party in the area.

At 10:14 p.m., a caller from Red Dog Road reported hearing gun shots fired.


At 1:03 a.m., a caller from the 18000 block of Chalk Bluff Road reported a large party with alcohol and more than 200 juveniles.

At 2:38 a.m., a caller from Wolf Mountain Road reported a vehicle accident caused by a cow in the road.

At 7:15 a.m., a woman from the 10000 block of Genasci Road called to report two stray dogs had attacked her rabbits.

At 7:35 a.m., a woman from 14000 Beyers Lane reported that her neighbors had removed fencing and now her cattle were on the neighbor’s property. The woman said she did not want to contact her neighbors because of previous problems.

– Laura Brown

Fire Blotter

The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 51 calls for service between May 30 and June 5, including calls that are part of a joint operating relationship with Nevada County Consolidated Fire District and Nevada City Fire Department. The following is a small sampling of those calls in more detail:

At 8:34 a.m., June 1, GVFD responded to reported fuel leak in a grocery store parking lot on McKnight Way. At the scene, fire personnel made contact with the driver of a tour bus who explained that his fuel line had ruptured. Firefighters built a temporary dam around a nearby storm drain and contained the spill to the black top. Grass Valley Public Works Department arrived and removed the remaining fuel.

At 12:32 p.m., June 1, GVFD responded to a vegetation fire in Condon Park near the NID ditch. After difficult access, the first arriving unit reported a one-quarter acre brush fire with a slow rate of spread and no exposures threatened. Fire personnel used a mobile attack method to quickly contain the fire. Units remained on scene for 30 minutes, mopping up hot spots and investigating for a cause.

At 4:45 a.m., June 2, GVFD, NCCFD, and Calfire responded to a vegetation fire on McCourtney Road near Larkspur Lane. Engine 1 reported one-quarter acre escaped debris burn in light fuel with locals taking action on the fire. Fire personnel advanced hose lines and extinguished the remaining active fire. One Calfire engine then arrived and assisted in mopping up hot spots. The cause of the fire was determined to be an unattended debris pile.

At 12:23 p.m. ,June 3, GVFD, NCCFD and Sierra Nevada Ambulance responded to a medical call for an unresponsive male at the fairgrounds. At the scene, fire personnel started CPR and utilized an automatic external defibrillator in attempts to resuscitate the patient. Ambulance personnel arrived and initiated advanced life support measures which included establishing a secure airway and administering medications while CPR continued. The patient was transported to SNMH with fire personnel accompanying to assist in the continuing resuscitation effort.

” Laura Brown

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