Police Blotter: Aug. 13, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter: Aug. 13, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


12:56 p.m. ” A vehicle crashed into a building on the 1200 block of East Main Street.

12:59 p.m. ” A woman from the 300 block of Sutton Way requested a man be removed from her home. Responding officers advised the caller about the restraining order process.

1:31 p.m. ” A possible drunken driver was reported by a caller on Highway 20 who had made it into Grass Valley. Officers were advised.

1:21 p.m. ” A woman reported her vehicle had been keyed overnight while parked on a South Church Street parking lot. Officers took a vandalism report.

5:40 p.m. ” A woman reported threats against her friend were left on her cell phone by a third woman.

6:37 p.m. ” A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a man in a pickup truck drove it up on the hood of another vehicle. Responding officers arrested the man on suspicion of vandalism and booked him into the Nevada County jail. His vehicle was towed.

8:14 p.m. ” A landlord reported tenants from the 300 block of Bennett Street were banging on his door after he had served them an eviction notice for throwing a barbecue off a second story balcony. Responding officers calmed the situation.

9:18 p.m. ” A woman said she was walking on the 300 block of East Maryland Drive when she saw a woman hitting a man on a porch. When the caller yelled at her to stop, the man wrestled the woman to the ground. A few minutes later, the man called to say his wife was out of control and needed to be calmed down. Responding officers did just that and took a report.

11:16 p.m. ” Officers checking on a man at Neal and Church streets and cited and released him on a Placer County warrant.


12:30 a.m. ” Officers at the corner of Joerschke and Dorsey drives arrested a boy on a bicycle on suspicion of violating probation and booked him into Nevada County juvenile hall.

10:36 a.m. ” A caller reported the traffic lights at Ridge Road and Sierra College Drive were on the blink.

10:42 a.m. ” A woman from the 300 block of Mill Street reported her lab mix dog was attacked by a pit bull mix. Animal control was called in to handle the case.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:55 a.m. ” A woman from the 10000 block of Hanging Wall Drive reported her boyfriend had violated their custody order and she was unable to reach him by phone. Officers contacted both parties and referred them to family court.

12:51 p.m. ” A person from Rattlesnake Road reported vandalism to a trailer on the person’s property.

1:45 p.m. ” A woman from the 10000 block of Genasci Road reported her landlord was on the property and was causing a disturbance. She said she was feeling threatened by the landlord.

4:50 p.m. ” A caller from the intersection of Duggans Road and Lime Kiln Road reported an injured deer by the roadway.

6:19 p.m. ” A woman from the 10000 block of Lincoln Way reported her husband was just assaulted by a person who came onto the property against their wishes.

7:38 p.m. ” A man from the 14000 block of Gracie Road reported suspicious activity near his property the night before. He said several youths, wearing makeup like clowns, were running around with what appeared to be guns.

7:54 p.m. ” A caller from the 12000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported a 19-year-old man was trapped in concrete.

8:25 p.m. ” A caller from the 10000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported a verbal altercation between the caller’s stepdaughter and her grandmother. The caller said the girl pushed her grandmother and knocked her glasses off her face.

8:54 p.m. ” A man from the 16000 block of Digger Hill Way reported a person who came to his residence and threatened to kill him. The caller said the person had multiple weapons.

11:24 p.m. ” A woman from the 11000 block of Bandolier Way reported a large bear keeps entering her house. The woman said the bear took the screen off her window and came in.


12:10 a.m. ” A woman from the 12000 block of Cascade Way reported her vehicles were vandalized in her driveway.

1:41 a.m. ” A man from the 14000 block of Quaker Hill Road reported the presence of vicious dogs in his neighborhood. He said he’d been bitten by the dogs before, and they attacked his wife that evening. Officers contacted the owner of the dogs, who said he would bring them inside.

” Dave Moller and Soumitro Sen

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