Police blotter & Fire blotter: July 14, 2008
Grass Valley Police Department
11:47 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Church Street reported a suspicious man who attempted to open doors at a residential complex.
1:48 p.m. – A caller from Church Street reported a woman ran through a stop sign, then started screaming profanities.
3:44 p.m. – A caller from the 400 block of Sutton Way reported multiple fraudulent loans.
4:41 p.m. – A caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway reported a physical disruption of the peace among three men at a business.
5:30 p.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Sutton Way reported death threats.
7:50 p.m. – A caller from Linden Avenue reported domestic abuse.
9:02 p.m. – A fire alarm was activated in the 300 block of Northstar Place after someone threw the alarm into a trash can.
10:39 p.m. – A caller from the 1000 block of Sutton Way reported two girls dressed up as livestock pushing each other around the parking lot in shopping carts.
1:31 a.m. – A caller from Richardson Street reported an overturned portable latrine in the roadway.
1:49 p.m. – A caller from Nevada City Highway reported a dog that appeared in distress inside a car.
7:23 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Church Street reported missing cash after someone broke into a residence.
9:40 p.m. – A caller from the 800 block of East Main Street reported a U-Haul drove into fuel island. No gas was leaking.
12:35 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Celesta Drive reported a loud party.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
12:47 a.m. – A woman from Cedar Ridge Drive reported her son assaulted her but declined to press charges.
1:29 a.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Ballantree Lane reported an intruder on the property threatening to cut the phone lines.
4:11 a.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of School Street reported a possible fire.
9:41 a.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Ballantree Lane reported a man trespassing in a trailer on the property.
12:38 p.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Charles Drive reported receiving a package with possible marijuana inside.
4:56 p.m. – A caller from Turtle Back Road requested extra patrols because people were shooting in the roadway.
5:40 p.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Turtleback Hill reported hearing a large amount of gunfire in the area and a child crying.
8:10 p.m. – A caller from the 11000 block of Torrey Pines Drive reported a fawn was hit by a car. Wildlife Rescue responded.
8:18 p.m. – A caller from the 14000 block of Sun Forest Drive reported a female laying on the ground in front of a residence.
9:14 p.m. – A caller from Norlene Way reported a suspicious motorcycle and two small children with bicycles on the side of the road.
9:53 a.m. – A caller from the 18000 block of Norlene Way report the fraudulent use of credit cards.
10:28 a.m. – A woman from the 11000 block of Wheeler Cross Road reported her neighbor threw multiple screws and nails in her driveway.
10:43 a.m. – A caller from the 700 block of Zion Street reported a shoplifter was detained.
3:04 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Leecrest Court reported someone was making death threats to family members.
5:59 p.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Turtleback Hill reported hearing a large amount of gunfire.
9:13 p.m. – A caller from Scotts Flat Lake reported seeing fireworks.
n 9:40 p.m. – A caller from Oak Street reported seeing a young deer with broken back legs in a ditch by the side of the road.
11:53 p.m. – A caller from the 16000 block of Brac Place reported an assault.
5:01 a.m. – A woman from the 100 block of Lark Street reported a physical disruption of the peace after which a person took her infant child.
6:55 a.m. – A caller from the 27000 block of North Bloomfield reported his girlfriend had a .44 Magnum and would not give him the gun.
11:14 p.m. – A caller from the 400 block of Railroad Avenue reported the theft of wedding rings.
12:01 p.m. – A caller from the 400 block of Nimrod Street reported several subjects were drinking and using drugs near the creek at Pioneer Park.
The Grass Valley Fire Department responded to 64 calls for service between July 2 and July 8, including those responded to as part of our joint operational relationship with Nevada County Consolidated Fire District and Nevada City Fire Department. The following is a sample of those calls in more detail:
4:11 p.m. July 5 – GVFD responded to a medical call for a bicycle accident on Chapel Street. Personnel found a single patient who had crashed into a fence at a high rate of speed. Due to significant injuries, the patient was treated at scene and then flown to a trauma center for further treatment.
7 a.m. July 7 – GVFD responded to Penn Valley for a residential structure fire. Penn Valley units reported light smoke showing at their arrival and contained the fire. Additional firefighters assisted with ventilation and checked for fire extension to other parts of the structure.
12 p.m. July 8 – NCCFD, GVFD, and Calfire responded to a reported vegetation fire on Auburn Road. The first arriving unit reported a 1-acre fire with no structures threatened. Firefighters deployed hose lines and quickly contained the fire, with no injuries reported.
3 p.m. July 8 – A GVFD battalion chief responded to the Cub Lightning Fire Complex as part of an Incident Management Team that has taken over battling the fires in that complex.
7 p.m. July 8 – A GVFD engine responded along with the four other engines of a Reno/Tahoe strike team to the Butte Lightning Fire Complex and were assigned to structure protection in the Concow area.
– Laura Brown
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