Police blotter: Aug. 28, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: Aug. 28, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


11:02 a.m. – An owner of a vehicle abandoned for the past seven months at Dorsey Drive and Segsworth Way was told by an officer to move it or it would be towed.

1:26 p.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Mill Street reported numerous hang-up calls. Officers took a report so that the phone company could put a trap on the caller’s telephone.

1:28 p.m. – A caller reported a man pulled up in a vehicle at Race Street and Lucas Lane and was propositioning the caller while exposing himself. Officers were to follow up.

2:01 p.m. – A caller reported a vehicle smashed into a power pole on the 100 block of East Empire Street causing major damage to the car. The driver appeared drunk and left the area on foot. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the driver.

5:25 p.m. – A caller saw youths behind the Grass Valley Library and smelled marijuana in the air.

5:34 p.m. – An orange truck with a lumber rack was reported to be all over Highway 20, weaving into oncoming traffic and going at a very low rate of speed.

7:19 p.m. – A caller reported people playing football near the corner of West Main and North Auburn streets who kept hitting businesses with the ball.

8:25 p.m. – An officer was on a traffic stop on East Main Street when a vehicle pulled up with a person trying to get an ill passenger to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. Medical personnel arrived and took the ill person to the hospital.

10:20 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Conaway Avenue reported three men smoking marijuana on a nearby porch.

11:43 p.m. – A juvenile was cited for curfew on Hughes Road and released to his father.

11:52 p.m. – An assault was reported on the 100 block of Mill Street. Officers cited and released a person for battery.


1:56 a.m. – A woman unfamiliar with her vehicle alarm in the downtown area could not get it to turn it off. Responding officers helped her turn it off.

8:21 a.m. -A person brought in a duffel bag to the police department and said he had told the owner he could find it there.

9:04 a.m. – A caller from a business on the 200 block of Catherine Lane reported a terminated employee was refusing to leave. The caller said she would call back after noon if the person was still there.

11:19 a.m. – A caller lost a wallet with approximately $160 in it in the Brunswick Basin area.

11:21 a.m. – A caller reported a fight between a man and a woman on the 300 block of South Auburn Street.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:45 a.m. – A man from the 11000 block of Norager Way reported that his roommate locked him out of a room where he keeps his paperwork and wouldn’t let him in.

9:05 a.m. – A caller from the 17000 block of Banner Quaker Hill Road reported a credit card fraud from last week.

11:28 a.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of McCarter Way reported hearing a man scream “Help” for approximately 15 minutes. The caller requested officers to check the area.

1:37 p.m. – A man from the 18000 block of Kentucky Ravine Road reported signs to his property had been shot at. The man said his trailer had been shot at a month ago. He had then contacted the sheriff’s office but hadn’t filed a report.

2:53 p.m. – A caller from the 20000 block of Grizzly Creek Road reported that someone had opened five credit cards using the caller’s name.

4:35 p.m. – A caller from Dog Bar Road reported a vehicle with windows covered with blankets.

4:57 p.m. – A man from the 16000 block of Greenhorn Road reported that his estranged wife picked up his children from school against a court order.

5:05 p.m. – A caller from Highway 49 reported a large group of people playing football in the traffic lanes.

6:43 p.m. – A woman from the 14000 block of Honeysuckle Way reported a fight between her husband and an unknown person. She said her husband had gone out of the house with a pistol and the pistol was now lying on the grass. She said a shot had been fired but no one was injured.

7:41 p.m. – A man from the 13000 block of Wolf Road reported that his girlfriend tried to run him over with his truck. He said he wasn’t injured, then started cursing the dispatcher and hung up. Officers arrested the 31-year-old man on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, spousal abuse and child endangerment and booked him into the Nevada County jail.

Nevada City Police Department


4:42 p.m. – A caller from Nimrod Street reported numerous transients drinking near the creek at Pioneer Park and allowing their dogs to chase some juvenile soccer players.


12:42 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Clark Street reported four people involved in a physical altercation.

– Dave Moller and Soumitro Sen

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