Police blotter: July 10, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: July 10, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


12:35 p.m. – A caller from Sutton Way reported a dog locked in a vehicle in the heat. The owner arrived just as officers did.

3:21 p.m. – A Gold Country Stage driver reported a young man with white hair was yelling at passengers and refusing to get off the bus. Officers tracked down the bus on Nevada City Highway and removed the man.

5:10 p.m. – A dog reportedly was locked in a vehicle in a parking lot at a business on the 100 block of East Main Street. Responding officers found the dog in the car with the air conditioning on and took a report for Animal Control.

6:52 p.m. – A caller reported a dog was left in a pickup truck in a Neal Street parking lot. Officers discovered the windows were down three inches, but still took a report for animal control.

7:20 p.m. – A person in the police department lobby reported he had received a threat from a man. Police took a report, then cited and released the man who reported the threat on suspicion of a probation violation.

8:08 p.m. – A heated argument at a West Main Street community meeting spilled out into the street. The feuding parties agreed to separate.

8:33 p.m. – A caller from a business on Nevada City Highway reported three people had just stolen a large quantity of alcohol from the store. The caller got in his vehicle, followed the alleged thieves and gave their location to police. Officers responded to the address and arrested two people on suspicion of burglary and a third on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a crime.

9 p.m. – A caller from the 600 block of Whiting Street reported a person was in the residence who was barred by a restraining order. The man left before officers got to the scene, and they took a report for violating the order.

11:34 p.m. – A woman from the 1200 block of La Barr Meadows Road reported her vehicle had been shot with paintballs while she was driving through Grass Valley.


12:40 a.m. – A caller reported someone was shooting what sounded like a pellet gun at Dee Mautino Park.

8:35 a.m. – A caller from a firm on Colfax Avenue requested to speak to an officer concerning the security of her business.

10:11 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Lloyd Street reported a man in his late 40s or early 50s who had raised suspicion the week before while hanging around a children’s lemonade stand was back driving around the neighborhood. The caller requested extra patrol in the area.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:31 a.m. – A man from the 11000 block of Lake Wildwood Drive reported he has been receiving pornographic materials in the mail. He said he called the company sending the materials, but they haven’t stopped mailing him. The man said he would call Fox News or Bill O’Reilly for help, as he knew they would despise such an occurrence.

10:28 a.m. – A woman from the 14000 block of Lodgepole Drive reported someone stole her purse from her vehicle.

10:40 a.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Grass Valley Avenue reported several items were taken from the caller’s vehicle.

1:13 p.m. – A caller from the 20000 block of Big Spring Drive reported a burglary at a foreclosed house.

5:42 p.m. – A man from the 12000 block of Rattlesnake Road reported some trespassers camping on his property. The man said he’d like deputies to contact them.

8:23 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Bartlett Drive reported a petty theft.

8:45 p.m. – A caller from the 23000 block of Lone Pine Drive reported vandalism to a vehicle after someone poured mustard on it and damaged the paint.

9:21 p.m. – A caller from the 22000 block of Purdon Road reported someone shooting at a window of the caller’s trailer. Officers found it was a stray bullet from a neighbor trying to shoot a bear.

11:27 p.m. – A man from the 11000 block of Pond Lane reported his 44-year-old son was refusing to have his friends leave his property, and they were disrespecting him.


12:46 a.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Nishinam Gulch Road reported that a 15-year-old juvenile hit him and is out of control. Officers cited and released the youth on suspicion of battery.

3:23 a.m. – A caller from the 18000 block of McCourtney Road reported people in the bushes waving their arms. Officers contacted the people and transported them to the Yuba County line.

Nevada City Police Department


1:40 p.m. – A person came to the police department to report a vehicle had been vandalized at the intersection of Commercial Street and York Street. A report was taken for vandalism.

2:25 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 700 block of Nevada Street reported theft of a safe and cash register.

3:56 p.m. – A woman from the 200 block of Main Street reported she was trying to discuss her husband’s case with a public defender and had mentioned the District Attorney’s office, when the public defender told her to get out his office. The woman requested a log entry only.

– Dave Moller and

Soumitro Sen

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