Police blotter: Aug. 23, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: Aug. 23, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


12:10 p.m. – A person in the police department lobby reported a possible identity theft. Officers took a case report.

2:14 p.m. – A person in the lobby reported they had a missing Scottish terrier and suspected a neighbor was responsible. Officers took a report.

2:21 p.m. – A business on the 500 block of Sutton Way reported a woman came in who was slurring her words and might be drunk. A responding officer determined the woman had been drinking, was not intoxicated, and he counseled her.

2:45 p.m. – A man in the lobby reported he had lost his wallet about one month ago with $340 in it.

4:38 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Comstock Court reported the theft of medication from her residence by a woman who had done it before. Officers took a report.

4:55 p.m. – A man from the 100 block of Primrose Lane reported a former girlfriend had made comments suggesting she would harm him or burn down his residence. He said the woman also cut his window screens that day. He did not want to press charges and was advised of the restraining order process.

6:56 p.m. – The same caller from the 100 block of Primrose Lane said his ex-girlfriend was pounding on the front door. Responding officers arrested the woman and booked her at the Nevada County jail on suspicion of being drunk in public.

7:42 p.m. – A Chihuahua dog was found at East Main Street and Stewart Court with no identifying tags. The dog was turned over to animal control.

10:47 p.m. – A caller from the 800 block of West Main Street heard a domestic dispute in the neighborhood. Officers located those arguing and established the peace.


12:12 a.m. – A woman was arrested at Brighton and Fawcett streets and booked at the county jail on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving on a revoked or suspended license.

7:04 a.m. – A caller reported a hit and run at South Auburn Street and McKnight Way involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The pedestrian got up and kept walking, and the caller said

her clothing identified her with a nearby business. Officers responded to the business and were told everyone there was fine.

8:09 a.m. ” A caller at South Auburn and Neal streets reported three youths with spray cans were about to paint on a traffic sign. The juveniles told responding officers they had no spray paint, and when they agreed to be searched, officers confirmed their statement.

9:11 a.m. ” A caller from Doris Drive reported a reckless driver and several people in the vehicle were yelling profanities and speeding through the neighborhood.

9:51 a.m. “A caller from the 400 block of South Church Street reported a burned spot on a building where someone had tried to start a fire. The caller requested extra patrol in the area.

9:55 a.m. ” A caller from the 100 block of McKnight Way reported a vehicle was vandalized.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


10:03 a.m. ” A person from the 10000 block of Bitney Springs Road reported theft of items from their residence.

10:51 a.m. ” A caller from the 18000 block of Cherry Creek Road reported a dog killing chickens on their property.

12:29 p.m. ” A caller from the 17000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported an altercation and said the parties involved had been separated. No witness report was taken.

9:29 p.m. ” A caller from the 13000 block of Squirrel Creek Road reported that a garage door had been kicked in. The caller requested extra patrol.

9:06 p.m. ” A caller reported a fight in front of a hotel in the town of Washington, but the reporting person was drunk and could not provide details. Officers called the hotel and were told there was no fight between people, although there was a dogfight several hours ago.

9:48 p.m. ” A caller from Crestview Drive reported hearing a verbal argument between two people.


1:34 a.m. ” A caller from the 12000 block of Red Dog Road reported someone had broken into some vehicles outside and was rattling the door to the back porch. Officers checked the area but were unable to find anyone.

” Dave Moller and Soumitro Sen

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