Police blotter: July 24, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: July 24, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


12:11 p.m. – A caller reported seeing a hit-and-run accident in a parking lot on the 100 block of McKnight Way. The caller said the driver backed into a vehicle, got out and surveyed damage to both vehicles and then drove away.

12:35 p.m. – A physical fight was reported on the 100 block of Neal Street, with a person down on the ground. A suspect in the incident drove off and officers took a report for battery.

1:04 p.m. – A traffic stop at Minnie and Brighton streets resulted in a woman being cited and released on suspicion of driving on a suspended or revoked license, and a man on suspicion of violating probation. The vehicle was towed.

1:37 p.m. – A vehicle was repossessed on the 700 block of South Auburn Street.

1:43 p.m. – A vehicle was repossessed on the 100 block of McKnight Way.

2:04 p.m. – A person in the lobby of the police department reported a break-in to the person’s home on the 300 block of Bennett Street. Officers planned to follow up.

2:28 p.m. – A person in the lobby of the police department reported a neighbor on the 300 block of Bennett Street continues to harass the person.

3:41 p.m. – A man walked into a business on the 100 block of Catherine Lane and said he was there to fix the air conditioning unit. When a worker checked on the man he was standing naked by the unit. Officers were called, but the man left before they arrived.

6:17 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Neal Street reported his intoxicated daughter was hitchhiking on Highway 20. Officers could not find her.

10:18 p.m. – A possible drunken driver was reported on Highway 20 traveling more than 80 mph and passing vehicles on the right. The call was referred to the California Highway Patrol.

10:26 p.m. – A caller from the 600 block of Ketchley Court reported someone dropped a cigarette into the caller’s truck and burned a hole in the seat.


9:06 a.m. – A backpack found at Brunswick Road and Maltman Drive was turned into the police department. Officers were looking for the owner.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


9:05 a.m. – A woman from the 14000 block of Torrey Pines Drive reported her husband was threatening to press charges against her.

11:19 a.m. – Officers arrested a youth on the 14000 block of Woodland Loop on suspicion of violating probation and booked him into juvenile hall.

1:55 p.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Comerate Road reported seeing a runaway juvenile traveling in an unknown direction 25 minutes prior.

3:47 p.m. – A woman from the 14000 block of Lodgepole Drive reported finding a purse with numerous personal items in her bushes.

3:59 p.m. – A caller from the 12000 block of Friar Tuck Road reported numerous accounts being opened in the caller’s name.

4:23 p.m. – A woman from Dog Bar Road reported a burglary to her vehicle.

7:13 p.m. – A caller from the 22000 block of Kingston Lane requested extra patrol at night because of several burglaries over the last few nights.

7:24 p.m. – A caller from the 17000 block of River Ranch Road reported that a vehicle pulled over and its occupants jumped out and started “acting weird.” They then returned to the vehicle and drove off, the caller said.


1:48 a.m. – Officers arrested a 40-year-old man at the intersection of Highway 20 and Rex Reservoir Road on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia and booked him into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.

3:01 a.m. – A caller from the 13000 block of Siesta Drive reported hearing a vehicle honking for the previous 10 minutes.

5:55 a.m. – A woman from the 10000 block of Beckville Road reported a problem related to child custody. She said she had come from Las Vegas to pick up her children, and she was being told to show a court document stating she’d bring them back in 12 days.

– Dave Moller and Soumitro Sen

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