Police blotter 7/25/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 7/25/07

Grass Valley

Police Department


• At 9:25 a.m., a woman called from a grocery store on the 100 block of Neal Street to report a delivery driver told her a transient was behind the store beating himself up. Police responded and issued a citation.

• At 2:05 p.m., a woman called from the 100 block of Ophir Street to report random people at her apartment complex were harassing her. Police determined no crime had been committed.

• At 3:57 p.m., a caller from Idaho-Maryland Road between Brunswick Road and Sutton Way reported a man standing next to a white car wasn’t wearing any clothing. Police determined the man was picking berries and he was fully clothed.

• At 4:42 p.m., a caller from Hughes Road at Ridge Road reported being hit in the neck by a toy dart while he was driving. Police contacted the caller, who said the dart may have come from a gold sedan.

• At 5:51 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Glasson Way reported an elevator was stuck on the first floor at the lobby. The fire department was notified.

• At 9:39 p.m., a caller from a bar on the 100 block of Mill Street reported a physical fight with one person on the ground. Police were on the lookout for the possible suspect, described as a 21-year-old man with a shaved head and a goatee.

• At 9:53 p.m., a woman called from Memorial Park to report a man in a blue Isuzu Rodeo was taking pictures of her and her husband. A patrol officer was advised.

• At 10:37 p.m., a caller from a drug store on the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported a male juvenile with curly blond hair stole alcohol and ran to a waiting car, an older model green Honda Civic. Police checked the area and were unable to locate the juvenile.

• At 11:51 p.m., a caller from a store on the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported two intoxicated women attempted to buy cigarettes with no identification. They also attempted to buy cigarettes from others. They left in a brown Lincoln. Police contacted the women, who had been drinking. No arrests were made.


• At 7:06 a.m., a caller from Sierra College Drive reported a drunken man wearing jeans and no shirt was staggering. Police contacted the 46-year-old man, who said he was having some mental difficulties. He said he was making his way to Auburn, where he could get some help.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 10:42 a.m., a man called from the 11000 block of Coyote Court to report an attempted burglary, which happened sometime while he was on vacation. A deputy contacted the caller.

• At 11:20 a.m., a woman called to report squatters were on her property on Bennett Street across from the state park. The woman wanted deputies to cite the squatters. Deputies contacted two squatters and advised them they had 24 hours to move their belongings before they were arrested for trespassing.

• At 1:01 p.m., a caller from Bear River High School on the 11000 block of Magnolia Road reported a fight at the school in the main office. Deputies arrested a juvenile.

• At 1:25 p.m., a man from the 10000 block of Quincy Lane reported he was told his wife thinks it would be easier to sell their ranch and get rid of all his personal property if he were dead. The man wanted a log entry, but did not want a deputy to respond.

• At 8:14 p.m., a caller from the 22000 block of West Hacienda Drive reported a girl who had been reported as a runaway showed up at the caller’s address and was afraid to go home. The girl went home with her mother.

• At 10:16 p.m., a woman from the 18000 block of Lake Forest Drive reported her husband stole cash out of her wallet.


• At 6:02 a.m., the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina released an Amber Alert for an 11-month old boy with black hair and brown eyes and his 20-year-old mother with black hair and red highlights. The mother and son were reportedly abducted from a convenience store parking lot by a 16-year-old man with black hair and brown eyes. They were last seen in a black, full-sized, three-door pickup and were possibly heading toward an unknown location in California.

Nevada City

Police Department


• At 11:26 a.m., a woman called from the 100 block of Boulder Street to report a man was screaming in the woods behind her house. She said this occurred on a regular basis. The woman was advised to contact law enforcement when the screaming was actually happening. The woman requested extra police patrol at night.

• At 12:40 p.m., a caller from a business on the 700 block of Zion Street reported a shoplifter ran out of the business down Argall Way. Police arrested the suspected shoplifter on suspicion of burglary.

– Robyn Moormeister

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