Police blotter 7/9/07 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 7/9/07

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


• At 9:27 a.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Wellswood Way reported his son got a bloody nose in a fight with another person who started it because the son had stolen a bong from him.

• At 9:59 a.m., a caller from the 21000 block of Oxnard Court reported that his sister’s boyfriend had threatened to kill him.

• At 11:43 a.m., a caller from the 23000 block of College Hill Drive reported there were nine horses and some mules on his property, and he did not know who they belonged to.

• At 12:50 p.m., a caller from the 15000 block of Carrie Drive said a neighbor had put a gate in his fence without his permission.

• At 5:05 p.m., a caller from the 13000 block of Summit Ridge Drive reported a burglary, but the only thing missing were candy bars.

• At 7:20 p.m., a caller from the 16000 block of Cooper Road reported a burglary.

• At 7:25 p.m., a man from Shady Cove, Ore., was booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility on suspicion of possession of heroin. Bail was set at $10,000.

• At 8:39 p.m., a caller reported a fight between eight possibly intoxicated people at a campground at Rollins Lake.

• At 11:40 p.m., a caller from a business on the 12000 block of Loma Rica Drive reported a burglary.


• At 12:15 a.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Lakeshore North reported the theft of two bicycles and two golf clubs.

• At 12:31 a.m., a caller from the 14000 block of Sun Forest Drive reported a hit-and-run to his garage door and a vehicle parked in front of his residence.

• At 1:09 a.m., a caller reported a fight near a business in the 29000 block of Highway 49. A responding deputy chased one of them into the brush and lost him but later found the suspect in a nearby home and detained him on suspicion of assault.

• At 3:31 a.m., a caller from the 11000 block of Sierra Pines Road reported a burglary of his home and the loss of a laptop computer and bottle of vodka.

• At 9:27 a.m., a caller from a store in Auburn said a woman who was driving toward Grass Valley had punched a juvenile in her car in the face and shoulder.

Nevada City Police Department


• At 3:06 a.m., a caller from the 300 block of South Pine Street reported someone knocking on her door. Responding officers could not locate the subject and still couldn’t find anyone when someone knocked on the same door again at 4 a.m.

• At 4:14 a.m., a female caller reported that a male had assaulted her with his fists, but she denied medical attention.

Grass Valley Police Department


• At 12:54 p.m., a caller from the 400 block of Pine Street said he was being harassed by a neighbor.

• At 8:04 p.m. a caller from the 300 block of Northstar Place reported a neighbor had tried to hit her daughter with his vehicle.


• At 1:07 p.m., a caller from the 1000 block of East Main Street said three different cars had pulled into the drive-through of a fast-food restaurant and handed money through the window but did not receive any food. The people in the cars then parked in the restaurant’s parking lot and began flashing money at each other.

-Dave Moller

Fire Blotter

The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 65 calls for service from June 27 through July 3, 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 5:43 p.m., June 27, GVFD responded to Penn Valley for a vehicle fire that had extended to the wildland. Firefighters assisted with extinguishing the vehicle as other fire personnel contained the vegetation fire before it gained momentum.

• At 6:39 a.m., June 30, GVFD responded to a report of a railroad tie on fire near a structure in the Raley’s Supermarket parking lot. Firefighters found only the landscaping railroad tie on fire with no immediate threat to the building. Fire personnel extinguished the fire with water and foam.

• At 11:15 a.m., July 2, GVFD responded to a call for a person who had fallen from a ladder near Bitney Springs Road. Responding units requested an air ambulance. Firefighters found the victim in cardiac arrest and started CPR. Sierra Nevada Ambulance arrived and started advanced life support measures. After an extended resuscitation effort, they pronounced the patient dead.

• At 2:31 p.m., July 3, GVFD and Sierra Nevada Ambulance responded to an in-home medical alert signal near West Empire Street. Firefighters discovered an unresponsive person and started CPR. Ambulance personnel arrived and started advanced life-support measures, including establishing an advanced airway and giving medications. After 20 minutes of medical attention, the patient regained a pulse and was transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

• At 6:15 p.m., July 3, GVFD and the Nevada City Fire Department responded to a four-vehicle collision on Brunswick Road. Fire and ambulance personnel treated and transported two victims to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. One had neck and back pain and another had a laceration above the eye. Emergency personnel at the scene treated and released five additional people.

– Grass Valley Fire Department

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