Police blotter 6/18/07
• At 4:18 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Margaret Lane reported a stolen black BMX street bike with bright orange highlights on its tires, pedals and grips.
• At 10:56 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Doris Drive reported that a loud party was going on near his residence. Officers made contact with the neighbors and advised them to keep the noise down.
• At 2:08 a.m., a caller from a business at 12000 Sutton Way reported that four juveniles were standing in front of the business asking passersby to buy them cigarettes.
• At 3:40 a.m., a caller from the 200 block of Rockwood Drive reported that a car had been covered with toilet paper and feminine hygiene products.
• At 8:35 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Bennett Street reported that a black leather laptop bag with a personal digital assistant was taken from his unlocked vehicle.
• At 12:39 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of East Colfax Avenue reported the theft of a credit card.
• At 3:34 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of West Main Street reported his Barry Sanders football jersey stolen.
• At 11:55 p.m., a caller from the 200 block of Race Street reported getting into a verbal confrontation with a neighbor about the neighbor’s barking dogs. The caller reported that the dogs continued barking after the confrontation.
• At 6:43 a.m., a caller from the 200 block of East Main Street reported people sleeping in an abandoned house. Extra police patrol was requested.
• At 9:36 a.m., a caller from the 13000 block of West Home Road reported the theft of a weed eater and a chainsaw.
• At 10:12 a.m., a caller from the 21000 block of Maben Road reported that someone had broken into the house and defecated inside.
• At 12:04 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Lakeshore North Road reported that his guitar had been stolen last week and he had spotted it in a music store.
• At 2:56 p.m., a caller from Rough and Ready Highway reported that illegal campers had been in the area for days. Deputies located tents at the campsite, but not the campers.
• At 5:01 p.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Gleko Road reported the theft of her son’s bicycle from her property.
• At 5:20 p.m., a caller from the 14000 block of Laws Ranch Road reported vandalism to a house where she was house-sitting. The caller didn’t know if anything was taken but said that the house was a mess.
• At 11:12 p.m., a caller near Greenhorn Creek reported that his daughter was on her way a large juvenile party in the area and gave details of the party’s location.
• At 2:37 a.m., a caller from a parking lot on the 11000 block of Combie Road reported that some people driving a black Nissan had thrown a cup at his back and were swerving through the parking lot calling him names.
• At 2:48 p.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Bissell Place reported an auto burglary occurred late last night.
• At 3:22 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Chatsworth Lane reported the theft of a checkbook from a mailbox.
• At 5:01 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Ridge Road reported the theft of a cell phone.
• At 11:29 p.m., a caller from the 18000 block of River Ranch Road reported loud music and the sound of metal hitting the ground could be heard from a residence about a half mile away. The caller reported hearing the noise for the past two days.
• At 1:12 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of Broad Street reported that a man had fallen outside and was bleeding from the head.
• At 9:16 a.m., a caller from the 100 block of Mine Rock Road reported that her boyfriend assaulted her this morning and she has injuries. The caller declined medical attention.
• At 2:25 p.m., a caller from Calanan Park reported the theft of a cell phone.
-Jill Bauerle and Greg Moberly
The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 62 calls for service between June 6 and June 13, 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 4 p.m., June 7, GVFD and Sierra Nevada Ambulance responded to a reported assault with a skateboard at Condon Park. Firefighters found a man with head trauma and lacerations at the scene. After an assessment and initial treatment, the man was transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. The man subsequently was flown to a regional trauma center for treatment.
– At 7 p.m., June 7, GVFD and NCCFD responded to a vegetation fire in the Penn Valley area. The first arriving unit reported a quarter acre fire in light fuels, mostly extinguished by locals and with no exposures threatened. Firefighters were deployed to contain the remaining fire and mop up hot spots. Firefighters also constructed a control line with hand tools in order to assure containment. The cause of the fire was determined to be an escaped debris burn.
– At 11 p.m., June 8, GVFD, NCCFD, and Sierra Nevada Ambulance responded to a bicycle accident on McCourtney Road near Polaris Drive. First arriving units found a man standing on the side of the road bleeding from multiple lacerations. Spinal injury precautions were taken as the victim was assessed for further injuries. Fire personnel determined there was a possibility of an internal head injury, so an air ambulance was requested. The patient was subsequently flown to a regional trauma center for treatment.
– At 9:45 p.m., June 10, GVFD, NCCFD, and NCFD responded to a report of an apartment fire on Segsworth Way in Grass Valley. The first arriving truck captain reported smoke from a ground floor apartment and requested a second alarm assignment due to the serious fire potential. A successful interior attack contained the fire to the kitchen area. Firefighters remained on scene, checking for remaining hot spots in the wall that caught fire. The cause of the fire was hot oil on the stove.
– At 6:21 p.m., June 11, GVFD, NCCFD, and NCFD responded to a reported residential structure fire near Ridge Road. The first arriving firefighters saw light smoke in the front porch area and headed to the porch to determine the fire’s source. They discovered a small exterior sign near the front porch that had caught fire. Fire personnel turned off the power to the sign, extinguished the remaining fire and checked the immediate area to make sure the fire didn’t extend to the building.
– At 6:50 a.m., June 13, GVFD responded to a child birth in progress at a residence near Townsend St. At the scene, firefighters found an experienced midwife also present. Although the baby was visible ambulance personnel transported the woman and her child to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for the final delivery of a baby boy.
” Greg Moberly
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