Police blotter: July 21, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: July 21, 2008

Grass Valley

Police Department


1:19 p.m. – About 50 youths assembled at Sierra Foothill High School were asked to move on.

2:10 p.m. – A caller reported fraudulent charges on his bank account. An officer took a report for credit card fraud.

5:38 p.m. – A wallet was found on Neal Street belonging to a man from Berkeley.

6:06 p.m. – A hysterical female on Neal Street was reportedly upset about a past relationship. Her father arrived and took her home.


12:52 a.m. – Loud juveniles on skateboards were reported on Lidster Avenue. Officers advised them to keep it down and to stay out of the road.

10:30 a.m. – A man set up a dredge in Wolf Creek at the Bank Street bridge. Officers told him to move on.

3:25 p.m. – A 911 caller reported a possible drunken driver vomiting out of a car window and then staggering out of the vehicle at Empire and South Auburn streets. Responding police officers found the man was sober.

5:01 p.m. – A woman was cited and released on suspicion of driving on a suspended or revoked license and violating probation in a parking lot on Freeman Lane. Her vehicle was towed.

7:08 p.m. – A caller from Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital reported a woman possibly on drugs and who was the victim of a fight in North San Juan had just left the emergency room with a bloody nose.


12:13 a.m. – A suspicious male was overhead shouting in the shadows on the 2300 block of Nevada City Highway.

2:20 a.m. – An intoxicated man was reported running into traffic at West Main and Neal streets. Officers located the man and booked him into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility on suspicion of being drunk in public.

9:38 a.m. – A traffic stop on East Main Street resulted in a man being arrested on suspicion of driving on a suspended or revoked license. His car was towed.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


10:47 p.m. – A vehicle was repossessed on the 22900 block of Sunset Ridge Drive.


1:39 a.m. – An intoxicated female was refusing to leave the emergency room at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She was gone when officers arrived.

1:28 p.m. – A caller from Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley reported a female wearing camouflage was walking down Penn Valley Drive with a man in a truck behind her, imploring her to get in to his vehicle. They were gone upon officers’ arrival.

2:32 p.m. – A caller from the 10400 block of Oak Springs Road reported the fradulent use of a credit card. Officers took a report.

2:56 p.m. – A caller from the 16900 block of Lower Colfax Road reported the possible poisoning of his vegetable garden by a tenant who recently moved. The garden plants were found dead and a bottle of rust remover was found near its water source.

6:21 p.m. – A man with a beard and no clothes was reported walking down Pleasant Valley Road. Deputies were unable to locate the man.

n 9:12 p.m. – A caller from the 10100 block of Robinson King Road reported hearing four to five shots.


1:47 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Willow Valley Road reported hearing a strange cat in her yard.

8:17 a.m. – A volunteer vehicle repossession was made on the 11300 block of Alpine Lane.

10:41 a.m. – A caller said people in a gray van were brandishing a firearm at bicycle riders on Ridge Road. Moments, later a driver called and said it was also brandished at him. A be-on-the-lookout call was urged for the van and its occupants.

2:28 p.m. – A green van driver was reportedly trying to run over a man in a parking lot on the 11300 block of Pleasant Valley Road. Deputies were looking for the van and had gotten a partial plate number.

8:57 p.m. – A person was cited for boating under the influence at Rollins Lake.

10:42 p.m. – A large party was reported at Purdon Crossing.


1:42 a.m. – A caller from the 18500 block of Biladeau Lane reported the theft of medication and some boots from her home.

8:11 a.m. – A vehicle tampering was reported from the 13300 block of North Bloomfield-Graniteville Road.

Nevada City

Police Department


12:38 p.m. – A caller reported a hit-and-run accident to her vehicle on the 100 block of Argall Way.

3:58 p.m. – A caller in Nevada City reported his estranged wife was cashing checks, making him unable to get money out of the account.


9:31 a.m. – A woman fell out of her wheelchair at Pine and Broad streets, but did not need medical attention.

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