Police Blotter: Feb. 20, 2010 | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter: Feb. 20, 2010

Grass Valley

Police Department


11:05 a.m. – A caller from Maryland Drive reported a possibly drunk driver in a white SUV who had “sicked his dogs” on the caller.

1:59 p.m. – A man from the 400 block of Neal Street reported his phone and clock were taken out of his vehicle.

2:49 p.m. – A caller from the 700 block of Freeman Lane reported three teenage girls had taken items from a store and left in a light blue sedan.

4:00 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Park Avenue reported three men on a school campus drinking alcohol.

4:32 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a downstairs neighbor had been playing a loud stereo all day. The stereo had been turned down when police contacted the caller.

5:32 p.m. – A man from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported he dropped his keys and a neighbor picked them up and was refusing to return them.

5:47 p.m. – A caller from Bennett Street near Ophir Street reported a man carrying a backpack was screaming and chasing a woman. Police contacted the two people.

6:10 p.m. – A caller from a school on South Auburn Street reported a group of juveniles were taunting younger children in the playground and pinning them to the ground.

6:59 p.m. – A caller from the 400 block of South Auburn Street reported a man was making threats toward a tenant and refusing to leave.


3:12 a.m. – A caller from the 1400 block of Segsworth Way reported a woman who was possibly under the influence was in the parking lot saying someone tried to break into her window and attack her. Police arrested the woman on charges of public intoxication.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


10:45 a.m. – A man from the 14000 block of McCourtney Road reported he just shot a dog who was attacking his livestock.

10:51 a.m. – A woman from the 10000 block of Travertine Court reported her residence was vandalized and her cat had possibly been killed by the suspect.

12:36 p.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Sadie D Drive reported a neighbor was trying to push over a fence.

1:47 p.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Torrey Pines Drive reported the theft of two large storage bins.

4:40 p.m. – A caller from the 18000 block of Penn Valley Drive reported someone was writing letters to the caller’s children in violation of a court order.

4:44 p.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Little Valley Road reported someone came in and took or broke every street light in the park.

4:55 p.m. – A woman from the 11000 block of Rough and Ready Highway reported two juveniles had been siphoning gas from her vehicle in the parking lot.

5:55 p.m. – A caller from Squirrel Creek Road reported a man on his knees appeared to be kissing the ground and was possibly under the influence of drugs. Deputies were unable to locate the man.

6:13 p.m. – A man from the 11000 block of Nugget Lane reported one of his cats was shot by a pellet gun but was still alive.

6:37 p.m. – A woman who was driving down Lime Kiln Road reported a person dressed in black had jumped out of the bushes and yelled something. She was unsure if the person was calling for help.


5:03 a.m. – A caller requested deputies walk through the high school on the 11000 block of Ridge Road after a meth pipe was found on a bus Thursday.

6:28 a.m. – A caller from Mooney Flat Road and Marina Drive reported a group of cows in the roadway. Highway patrol officers were advised.

Nevada City

Police Department


5:07 p.m. – A caller reported theft at the 400 block of Broad Street.

9:18 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Broad Street reported a man and his girlfriend were fighting in a motor home behind a hotel and both appeared to be drunk.


1:48 a.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Nile Street reported a knife was missing from his butcher block, and he believed a judge had been stealing them to make him believe he was mentally ill.

6:53 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Lower Grass Valley Road reported vandalism and the theft of fuel.

– Michelle Rindels

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