Police blotter 7/16/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 7/16/07

Grass Valley Police Department


• At 12:13 p.m., officers arrested a 61-year-old man at Memorial Park on suspicion of being drunk in public. They also cited him for allegedly carrying an open container of alcohol. Officers cited and released a 43-year-old man on suspicion of carrying an open container of alcohol.

• At 6 p.m., a man from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported receiving calls from an unknown source telling him to stay away from the unknown source’s wife.

• At 6:06 p.m., officers arrested a 23-year-old man at the 100 block of West Berryhill Drive on suspicion of aggravated assault and conspiracy.

• At 7:28 p.m., officers arrested a 36-year-old woman on the 900 block of Plaza Drive on suspicion of drunk driving.


• At 1:41 a.m., a woman called from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive to report she’s been cutting herself and would like to bleed more. Officers contacted the caller and transported her to the medical emergency room for a mental health evaluation.

• At 6:02 a.m., a man called from the intersection of Brunswick Road and Nevada City Highway to report that when he arrived to open his store in the morning, he found the door open and money stolen from the register. A report was taken for burglary.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


• At 1:10 p.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Ragan Way and requested extra patrol during the night. The caller said there had been several instances in last three weeks of garbage cans being thrown around driveways and irrigation systems being damaged at night.

• At 8:15 p.m., a caller from the 14000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported that a 13-year-old girl had attempted to assault her parents with a knife. Officers cited and released the girl to her parents.

• At 10:51 p.m., a woman called from the 15000 block of Terren Court requesting a check on her neighbors. She said she had heard bottles breaking, loud yelling and a baby crying. Officers arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of disorderly conduct.

– Soumitro Sen

Fire Blotter

The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 50 calls for service from July 4 to July 10, including those responded to as part of its joint operating relationship with Nevada County Consolidated Fire District and Nevada City Fire Department. These are some of those calls:

• At 10:04 a.m., July 4, GVFD responded to a call from a person locked inside his bedroom near Hughes Road. At the scene, firefighters went up to the second floor and confirmed the incident. The occupant was installing a new lock but had accidentally placed it backwards so the lock was on the outside of the door. Fire personnel entered the house and resolved the problem.

• At 4:01 p.m., July 4, GVFD responded to a medical call from a victim of an assault near Washington Street. At the scene, fire personnel assessed the victim’s injuries. There were no significant injuries and the patient decided not to go to the hospital. GVPD assisted in securing the scene and released the fire units.

• At 4:01 p.m., July 4, GVFD responded to a reported vehicle accident on Brighton Street. The unit that arrived first reported that two vehicles were involved in the incident and started checking the occupants for injuries. Other fire units assisted in the patient triage and started traffic control procedures in order to avoid further accidents on the blind curve of the road. All occupants were found uninjured.

• At 12:09 p.m., July 6, GVFD responded to a vehicle accident on East Bennett Street. The first arriving unit reported a single vehicle off the roadway approximately thirty feet down an embankment. Fire personnel quickly reached the vehicle to reach the occupant and assess any need for extrication. Firefighters found no one was injured or trapped.

– Grass Valley Fire Department

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