Police blotter 6/12/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 6/12/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 4:40 a.m., a woman called from the 300 block of East Main Street to report she and her 23-year-old daughter were in a fight. Her daughter was throwing and breaking things, and the woman said her daughter had just hit her in the face. Police arrested the 23-year-old daughter on suspicion of assault and vandalism.

• At 9:43 a.m., police arrested a 30-year-old woman on the 500 block of Bennett Street on suspicion of trespassing and violating probation.

• At 11:08 p.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of West McKnight Way reported paintballs were being shot at the store. There was no permanent damage.

• At 5:47 p.m., police cited three people on the 500 block of Bennett Street on suspicion of trespassing.

• At 6:52 p.m., police arrested a 70-year-old woman on Rough and Ready Highway on suspicion of drunken driving. Her dog was returned to its residence.

• At 10:54 p.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of East Main Street reported an ex-employee was in the parking lot demanding tips. He had just been fired. Police contacted the caller and the ex-employee, who was advised not to return or he could be arrested for trespassing.


• At 3:14 a.m., police cited four people on Townsend Street. Three 16-year-old boys were cited on suspicion of trespassing, attempted petty theft and resisting an officer. Another 16-year-old boy was cited on suspicion of trespassing, attempted petty theft, resisting an officer and possession of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 6:07 p.m., a caller from the Carr Feely Lakes area reported four overdue hikers. They were part of an Internet hiking group from Roseville. The hikers later returned, and everything was fine.

• At 6:39 p.m., a caller reported a juvenile girl, who lives on the 10000 block of Nishinam Gulch, had said her father had been beating her with a stick and that he sicked the dog on her, which bit her. The juvenile would be staying with a friend. A deputy took a report.


• At 12:10 a.m., a caller from the 23000 block of St. Helena Drive reported an accidental gunshot wound to the hand. The caller was cleaning the .45-caliber gun when it went off. The caller was transported to the hospital. A deputy took a report.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 12 p.m., a woman called from the 100 block of South Pine Street to report she was assaulted. Someone reportedly tackled her, twisted her arms and punched her in the face. Police took a report for battery.

• At 6:43 p.m., a caller from Zion Street reported seeing a juvenile girl with pink shorts, brown hair and one shoe on. She reportedly had been pushed from a moving vehicle but declined any help. Police contacted the girl at a grocery store and released her to her grandmother.

• At 9:16 p.m., a caller from the 600 block of West Broad Street reported a neighbor had a scented candle burning in his vehicle, but he was inside his home, possibly in bed. An officer responded and blew out the candle.


• At 2:55 a.m., a newspaper delivery person called from Zion Street to report several houses on several streets had been toilet-papered. The caller saw three juveniles duck behind a professional office on Zion Street.

Fire Calls


• At 9:44 p.m., a caller from the 1000 block of Segesworth Way in Grass Valley reported fire at an apartment. The fire department responded. A woman cooking tortillas in her kitchen on the first floor caused a small grease fire. The apartments were evacuated while the fire department extinguished the fire, which had reached the woman’s cabinets. No one was hurt.

• At 6:02 p.m., a caller reported a fire on the 15000 block of Ant Hill Road. The fire department reported everything was fine. The fire was a debris burn.

– Robyn Moormeister

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User