Police blotter 6/16/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 6/16/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 11:48 a.m., a caller from the 100 block of West Main Street reported a vendor was taking a machine without permission. Police contacted the caller.

• At 4:40 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Sierra College Drive reported a Toyota sedan crashed into landscaping.

• At 6:50 p.m., a caller from South Auburn Street reported a woman was lying in a crosswalk near the police station.

• At 7:41 p.m., a man caller from a business on the 900 block of Golden Gate Terrace to report he was locked inside the business.

• At 8:20 p.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of Neal Street reported loiterers were in front of the business.

• At 8:39 p.m., caller from the 800 block of Idaho-Maryland Road reported adults were throwing rocks at a residence. An officer contacted the caller and determined the issue was an ongoing dispute between neighbors.

• At 9:07 p.m., a caller form South School Street reported a man with a beard wanted to sleep in an air conditioning unit. The man left and the caller was told to call police again if the man returned.

• At 9:33 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported a juvenile was “trying to start something” with the caller. Police cited an 18-year-old man on suspicion of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana.

• At 11:52 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Washington Street reported loud people were disturbing the peace. Police arrested a 26-year-old on suspicion of violating probation.


• At 3:26 a.m., a caller from the 200 block of Rockwood Drive reported a Mercury Quest van was “TP’d and Saran-wrapped.”

• At 8:39 a.m., police assisted a person locked out of a black Dodge truck in the parking lot at City Hall.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 8:01 a.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Mule Canyon Road reported finding a transient camp across the stream from the gravel plant on You Bet Road. Deputies investigated and found no people, but found vehicles and supplies. A deputy left a business card with a note advising the landowner did not want the people camping there.

• At 11:06 a.m., a caller from the 20000 block of Tanglewood Loop reported a man had gone to Bridgeport the day before and had not returned home. His vehicle was at Bridgeport. State Parks personnel located the man in the river with no shoes on. The man refused to get out of the water because it would be too hot on his feet. The man was fine and searchers left.

• At 12:26 p.m., a caller from the 13000 block of Loma Rica Drive reported theft from an unlocked vehicle.

• At 1:05 p.m., a caller reported fraudulent checks were cashed with the name of the county’s jail on them and various signatures. A deputy took a report.

• At 5:10 p.m., a woman reported someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Highway 49 at the Yuba River. A bag containing a cellular telephone was taken.

• At 6:35 p.m., deputies arrested a driver on the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive on suspicion of drunken driving and driving on a suspended license.

• At 7:53 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Sierra Circle reported several juveniles were walking around a park, lowering their pants and showing their buttocks to people. A deputy contacted the juveniles. Parents were dealing with the situation; however, some parents did not want to talk with a deputy.

• At 9:43 p.m., a woman called from a business on the 11000 block of Pleasant Valley Road to report her purse had been stolen from the manager’s office. A deputy took a report for petty theft.


• At 1:16 a.m., a caller from the hospital emergency room reported someone was receiving treatment for an assault that occurred two hours earlier off of Greenhorn Road. The person did not want to give any information to a deputy. Later, the man changed his mind. A deputy took a report for false imprisonment and battery.

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