Police blotter: Aug. 25, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: Aug. 25, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


12:10 a.m. – A caller from a business on the 100 block of Clydesdale Court reported fraudulent activity. Officers took a case for a person trying to use a forged driver’s license.

1:52 p.m. – A caller from the 900 block of West Main Street reported her son was at her residence and would not leave. Officers persuaded him to do so and informed the caller of the restraining order process.

2:34 p.m. – Animal Control officers chasing a loose dog on the 600 block of Brighton Street captured it after it ran into a residence.

3:18 p.m. – A caller on a parking lot on Nevada City Highway reported he was walking along when a vehicle hit him, causing pain to his leg. The victim refused medical treatment and officers took a report on the accident.

4:22 p.m. – A traffic stop on Freeman Lane resulted in a man being cited on suspicion of driving while suspended or revoked. The man also was arrested and booked on an out-of-county warrant.

4 34 p.m. – A caller in the front lobby reported his landlord was allowing people to go into his garage and steal his property.

4:36 p.m. -A caller from a business on East Main Street reported a man who had been removed from the premises was returning continuously and had just come back and left again in a vehicle. Officers were advised to look for the man.

5:46 p.m. – A woman on the 700 block of Auburn Street who called a phone number of a job and gave personal information to a person reported he is now calling her back repeatedly and harassing her.

7:39 p.m. – A caller reported someone buried something on Olympia Park Circle. Responding officers unearthed a 24-ounce can of beer.

10:53 p.m. – A caller advised a reckless driver on Highway 49 at McKnight Way was driving erratically and had thrown a bag of white powder out of vehicle on McCourtney Road. The case was transferred to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.


12:28 a.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Rhode Island Street reported a fox had got into his chicken coop and attacked the chickens. He was able to trap the fox inside the coop.

2:24 a.m. – A fight between several juveniles was reported on West Main Street in downtown.

10:17 a.m. -A caller from the 400 block of Marshall Street reported a woman borrowed her car and when she returned it, the caller’s checkbook was missing. Now several checks have been written and cashed on the account and the caller said she would come down to the department to fill out a report.

12:35 p.m. -A caller advised that she had medication stolen from her vehicle while in downtown Grass Valley.

1:27 p.m. – A caller said a man she has a restraining order against got into line behind her at a store and started talking to her. Officers took a report for violating a court order.

2:47 p.m. – Officers contacted a man at the emergency room at the Sierra Nevada memorial Hospital and booked him at the Nevada County Jail on an out-of-county warrant for suspicion of not registering as a sex offender.

3:22 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Scotia Pines Drive reported a loose pit bull in the neighborhood harassing the other dogs.

3:43 p.m. – A person in the police station lobby turned in a wallet they had found at Rollins Lake. The owner was contacted and said he was on his way from Colfax to retrieve it.

4:35 p.m. -A caller reported a man at East Main and Richardson streets was trying to sell rugs. The man was contacted by officers, took down his display and moved on.

5:02 p.m. – Four or five juveniles were reported sitting in the middle of the street at Appleton and Washington streets. Responding officers were unable to locate them.

6:50 p.m. – A caller advised there were squatters with a tent set up on his property on Comstock Court. Officers advised the camper that it was not allowed in the city.

7:20 p.m. – A caller reported a young man on Freeman Lane was screaming and yelling, scaring shoppers. The youth got in a car with his father and left.

8:12 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported a man got out of a vehicle and into another and was having trouble starting it. The man eventually got the vehicle started and said “Don’t tell,” to the caller and drove off. Patrolling officers were advised.

10:51 p.m. -A caller from the 600 block of Kechley Court reported an out-of-control man had just kicked a screen out and broken a door at the home. Responding officers separated two people for the night.


12:42 a.m. – Officers discovered a man sleeping in a vehicle on a parking out on Freeman Lane.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Department


12:07 a.m. -A woman was booked into the Nevada County jail on suspicion of battery on a peace officer, resisting an officer and for violating her probation. Her bail was set at $1,000.

3:13 a.m. – A man was booked into the Nevada County jail for false imprisonment. His bail was set at $25,000.

11:41 a.m. – A caller from the 14000 block of Highway 174 reported an identity theft.

1:05 p.m. – A caller from the 12900 block of Mulberry Lane reported a possible identify theft.

2:10 p.m. – A person in the police department lobby reported a theft of funds from their bank account.

4:12 p.m. – A caller from the 11900 block of Walnut Court wanted a case taken because a person kept making threats to her juvenile daughter.

5:27 p.m. -A caller from the 17000 block of Oak Hollow circle reported a runaway juvenile.

5:56 p.m. – A small dog was killed by a vehicle at Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley Road.

6:41 p.m. – A caller reported their child was assaulted on a school bus.

8:46 p.m. – A caller reported a juvenile on the 13900 block of LaBarr Meadows Road hit his father in the head, causing injuries. The father declined to press charges when officers arrived.

9:48 a.m. – A drunk driver was reported on Highway 20 heading toward Penn Valley.


12:08 a.m. – A business on Combie Road reported multiple juveniles were being asked to leave and refused to do so.

5:03 a.m. – A caller from the 16500 block of Curtis Court reported a camera was stolen from their vehicle.

8:18 a.m. – A large rattlesnake was found inside a home on the 14300 block of Rough and Ready Highway.

9:33 a.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Deer Park Drive reported a juvenile poached a deer with a bow and arrow on his property the prior night and when the youth returned to get the deer, the property owner ran him off. The case was turned over to the California Department of Fish and Game.

7:46 p.m. – A 911 caller from the 10700 block of Bartlett Drive was breathing heavily into the phone before it was disconnected. The man called back and said his drunk wife was trying to assault him and had unplugged the phone during the prior call.

8:14 p.m. – A caller from Oak Flat Lane reported a man on drugs with a deep freezer on his truck was trying to sell her meat and had just driven off.

10:22 p.m. – Loud campers were reported at Greenhorn Campground.


12:19 a.m. – Officers found a man sleeping in a vehicle on Broken Oak Court.

12:58 a.m. – A caller from the 14200 block of Banner Lava Cap road reported a mountain lion was in a tree on his property.

6:31 a.m. -A caller from the 11800 block of Slow Poke Lane reported a runaway juvenile had returned.

Nevada City Police Department


1:03 a.m. – A caller said a fight on Broad Street in front of city hall had been defused.

7:17 a.m. – Medical personnel on Broad Street took a woman with alcohol poisoning to the emergency room at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.

4:33 p.m. – A wallet was stolen from a business on the 700 block of Zion Street.

8:35 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Pine Street reported a very drunk bunch of people were wanting gasoline from a nearby store and were pounding on her door.

11:39 p.m. -A caller at the emergency room at the hospital reported they had been assaulted. Officers took a case.


12:16 a.m. – A alleged drunk fell under a truck on Broad Street.

1:54 a.m. -A woman was arrested for inflicting injury on a spouse or cohabitant. Bail was set at $25,000.

– Dave Moller

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