Police blotter 7/21/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 7/21/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 2:45 p.m., a caller from Church Street reported several skateboarders were on Church Street in front of a hotel. The caller said there were also problems with several people at Elizabeth Daniels park. Police arrested a 19-year-old man at Elizabeth Daniels park on suspicion of possession of a switch-blade knife with a blade longer than two inches. Police checked for skateboarders and were unable to locate any.

• At 4:01 p.m., a caller from the 800 block of South Auburn Street reported theft of wheels and tires last night. Police took a report for grand theft.

• At 5:35 p.m., a woman called from South Auburn Street to report she was driving her Jeep Cherokee with her children aboard when a woman in a green Subaru backed into her Jeep and started yelling profanities at her. The woman in the Subaru fled the scene. Fourteen minutes later the driver of the Subaru went into the police station to report the accident. Police took a report for a vehicle accident.

• At 8:05 p.m., a caller from the 12000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a mother cat and her litter were living near the dumpsters by the retaining wall of the Fowler Center. The litter had easy access to the street and the caller was afraid the kittens would jump into the street. Police notified Animal Control.

• At 8:23 p.m., a woman called from the 300 block of Sutton Way to report her mother tried to headbutt her.

• At 8:31 p.m., a caller reported a man was driving his black Mustang in Grass Valley with methamphetamine possibly hidden under the seat covers. Patrol officers were advised.

• At 10:45 p.m., a woman called from a gas station at Hughes Road to report a man in a black Pathfinder had been following her, running every stop sign along the way. Police contacted the woman.

• At 11:18 p.m., a caller from Primrose Lane reported it sounded as if a vehicle crashed outside of the residence. Police arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving and a 31-year-old man for warrants.


• At 12:44 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on West Main Street at South School Street and arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• At 1:25 a.m., a woman called to report what sounded like fireworks. Police checked the area and found an unattended barbecue fire on the 400 block of Brighton Street. The fire was extinguished and police told juveniles to go to bed.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 2:23 p.m., a woman called from Penn Valley Road near Easy Street to report a man was in violation of a court order for visitation. The man would possibly be getting into a black Isuzu Trooper with the caller’s children. The man drinks a 24-pack of beer a day and had likely been drinking. A deputy would contact the woman.

• At 4:24 p.m., a caller from Rough and Ready Highway reported a 1960s red Jaguar had been parked near the location most of the day. The caller was concerned the vehicle may be stolen. Deputies were unable to locate the car.

• At 8:39 p.m., a caller from the 17000 block of River Ranch Road reported the neighbor’s two pit bulls got into her yard and killed six chickens. The woman said the dogs were acting vicious toward her as well. The woman wanted Animal Control to respond.

• At 10:21 p.m., a woman called from the 10000 block of Robin Avenue to report finding women’s underwear near her mailbox. The caller had heard a fight earlier in the morning and she believed the underwear was suspicious. The woman did not want deputies to contact her.


• At 12:33 a.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Alta Vista Avenue reported the caller’s stepdaughter was attempting to break into the residence. Dispatchers heard glass breaking in the background. Deputies determined no crime was committed.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 10:55 a.m., a caller from the 100 block of Broad Street reported vandalism.

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