Police Blotter: Feb. 24, 2010 | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter: Feb. 24, 2010

Grass Valley

Police Department


8:20 a.m. – A woman from the 400 block of Marshall Street requested extra patrols due to juveniles hanging out and possibly leaving hypodermic needles in her yard.

9:24 a.m. – A woman from Brunswick Drive reported a man in her vehicle would not get out and now it wouldn’t start. A domestic violence report was taken.

12:47 p.m. – A woman from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported finding burned paper towels in a bathroom and requested extra patrols at night.

3:09 p.m. – A man from the 100 block of Doris Drive reported hearing an explosion.

4:05 p.m. – A woman from the 100 block of Dorsey Drive reported a man took her car without permission, It was found to have been a misunderstanding.

6:12 p.m. – A woman from the 400 block of East Main Street reported her adult daughter was knocking on her door and might be under the influence. She called back at 7:11 p.m. to request an officer remove her daughter and granddaughter from her residence. The daughter said her mother was out of control and had thrown something at the granddaughter. It was found to be a civil issue.


12:20 a.m. – A caller from Ridge Road and Sierra College Drive reported juveniles possibly were trying to steal a 25 mph school zone sign. The sign was found tipped over and the juveniles were gone when officers arrived.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


9:01 a.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Squirrel Creek Road reported a man and woman walking around private property, possibly taking personal property from a storage shed. A woman was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

9:36 a.m. – A woman from the 13000 block of Clancy Avenue reported someone made a fraudulent Facebook account in her daughter’s name and posted questionable items on the page.

9:53 a.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Ranchwood Court reported a vehicle had been egged while parked in a driveway yesterday.

10:39 a.m. – A caller from Highway 49 and Streeter Road reported a person was using drugs while driving.

10:50 a.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Valley Road reported finding a gun.

12:22 p.m. – A caller from Ponderosa Way reported two men stole firewood.

6:29 p.m. – A caller from the 16000 block of Stellar Road reported hearing shooting about three times a month after dark, which goes on for about a half-hour.

6:42 p.m. – A woman from the Lake Wildwood golf course reported a deer with its foot caught in a storm drain. Animal Control was contacted and she was referred to Fish & Game.

9:14 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Boulder Street reported the theft of a phone book and other items on an unknown date. The call was unfounded.

11 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of School Street reported a woman was yelling and causing a disturbance next door. It was quiet when deputies arrived.


12:21 a.m. – A man from the 13000 block of Gold Country Drive reported an attempted burglary to a residence. He heard a man trying to get in the side door, who fled in a white pickup when confronted.

1:12 a.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Brooks Road reported a physical fight with pushing and shoving. A be-on-the-lookout advisory was issued for a person driving under the influence. The caller reported at 3 a.m. the suspects had returned and were hiding somewhere on the property.

2:51 a.m. – A woman from Hilltop Road and Pinnacle Lane reported hearing loud voices and banging. It was found to be a PG&E crew working on a pole.

Nevada City

Police Department


8:47 a.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Searls Avenue reported vandalism.

9:10 a.m. – A woman from Washington and Coyote streets reported a stop sign was missing. It was located.

12:00 p.m. – A woman from the 800 block of Lindley Avenue reported her child was yanked by the arm at school while in the pick-up line.

12:53 p.m. – A caller from the 900 block of Helling Way reported hearing someone knocking from inside a van that was being washed by a man. The van was gone when deputies arrived.

2:30 p.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Nile Street reported the possible theft of a bus pass.

– Liz Kellar

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