Police blotter 6/7/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 6/7/07


• At 9:03 a.m., a caller from a gas station on the 200 block of East Main reported juveniles triggered an emergency shut-off and cost the station about $600 in business. Police took a report and would follow up.

• At 10:24 a.m., a caller reported a big rig lost its load of lumber and hit a vehicle on Bank Street. Information was exchanged and the roadway was cleared.

• At 12:27 p.m., a caller from the 300 block of East Main Street reported a man would not leave. Police arrested the 53-year-old man on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.

• At 2:31 p.m., a woman called from a grocery store parking lot on the 100 block of Neal Street to report a man wearing a black coat, Levis and white tennis shoes approached her and asked her if she wanted to buy some Vicodin or marijuana. The man was gone when police arrived.

• At 2:35 p.m., a caller reported two men and a woman were drinking alcohol by the World War II memorial in Memorial Park. Police arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of violation of probation and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• At 9:40 p.m., a caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported finding a golden retriever with a red collar.

• At 11:57 p.m., police contacted a man on the 500 block of Pleasant Street who was “just sniffing flowers.” He would be moving on.


• At 8:25 a.m., a caller from the 500 block of Temby Street reported a rock was thrown through a vehicle windshield. Police took a report for vandalism.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 11:09 a.m., a woman called from the 15000 block of Pleasant Valley Road to report her daughter was inappropriately touched eight or nine years ago by her former stepfather when she was a juvenile. The man is a registered sex offender living in Idaho for a conviction in San Luis Obispo County in California. A deputy determined the victim is now an adult and can make her own report. The victim had not called.

• At 11:37 a.m., local law enforcement was advised to be on the lookout for a gray or tan 1984 Ford F150 LT with a bumper sticker on the tailgate that says “I love strippers.” Two occupants, a 24-year-old man and a man in his 40s, may have a runaway juvenile in the truck with them.

• At 4:21 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Lakeshore North reported theft of a game system and games. The caller located the games in a pawn shop in Auburn on Lincoln Way. A deputy took a report for burglary.

• At 4:48 p.m., a caller from Rattlesnake Road reported two men in a white truck with a custom shell were attempting to sell meat and were rude when told to leave.

• At 6:22 p.m., a caller reported finding $40 in a parking lot in the Penn Valley Shopping Center and wished to turn it in.

• At 7:15 p.m., a woman called from Pleasant Valley Road to report she was following a vehicle she believed was involved in shooting cows. She said she didn’t know why she thought the people in the vehicle were involved in the shooting, just that “she’s seen the vehicle around the area.” She said she believed the vehicle was trying to evade her. She lost the vehicle. A deputy was advised.

• At 7:52 p.m., a caller from Auburn Faith Hospital reported a Nevada County man was at the emergency room with a small puncture would from a pellet gun in his lower abdomen. He told hospital staff he had been cleaning the gun when it discharged.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 5:32 p.m., a caller from a bar on the 200 block of Broad Street reported a drunken man was leaning on the side of the bar and falling over on the sidewalk. Police arrested a 45-year-old man on suspicion of public drunkenness.

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