Police Blotter: July 25, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police Blotter: July 25, 2008

Grass Valley

Police Department


12:49 p.m. – A caller from the 1200 block of Sutton Way reported the theft of medications from her residence.

1:42 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Ruby Ledge Court reported a 3-foot long rattlesnake in her backyard. She was advised to go inside until an officer could arrive to handle it.

2:02 p.m. – A caller reported a hit-and-run accident on the 300 block of Bennett Street.

4:22 p.m. – A business on the 300 block of Centennial Drive reported someone used a bolt cutter to gain entry into the building and stole a chainsaw.

7:53 p.m. – Five juveniles were reported trying to get people downtown to buy them alcohol. Officers were unable to locate them.

8:53 p.m. – A person in the lobby reported the theft of a checkbook from her house or vehicle. Officers took a report.

10:58 p.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street to report her boyfriend’s roommate was refusing to leave her residence. Officers arrived and escorted the man back to his home and advised him not to return to the caller’s residence. When he did about 30 minutes later, the caller informed police who returned, arrested the man and booked him at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility on suspicion of public drunkenness.


12:31 a.m. – A caller from Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital reported some methamphetamine had been found in a bathroom and a woman had arrived to claim it. Responding officers cited and released the woman on suspicion of possessing drugs.

3:57 a.m. – A business on the 100 block of Spring Hill Drive reported that a man came to the door asking if the firm was hiring. The caller locked herself in and heard the man drive away as she called police. Responding officers could not find the man and escorted the caller to her vehicle.

Nevada City Police Department


1:32 p.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Silva Avenue reported hearing shooting and the sound of a woman’s scream coming from the horseshoe-pit area of Pioneer Park. Additional callers from Park Avenue and Boulder Street also reported hearing shots.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


8:09 a.m. – A caller from the 10000 block of Spenceville Road reported a man sleeping on the roof of the school’s library. Earlier the man was seen urinating off the roof.

9:44 a.m. – A caller from the 18000 block of Foxtail Drive reported identity theft.

11:06 a.m. – A woman from the 10000 block of Oak Drive reported that her home was vandalized with toilet paper and eggs.

11:15 a.m. – A woman from the 15000 block of Goldcone Drive reported her boyfriend was in the basement and would not return their three-month-old child to her.

11:15 a.m. – A man from Graniteville Road reported there were several people on his property making threats against him.

12:31 a.m. – A person at the front counter requested contact for a neighbor who was found “peeping” into the windows.

4:13 p.m. – A man from the 11000 block of Wrights Place reported the Rough and Ready Post Office alerted him that someone was stealing his mail.

6:19 p.m. – A caller from Sunnyvale Lane reported a neighbor who was having a large party.

7:40 p.m. – A caller from Sunset Ridge Drive reported an assault in Lake of the Pines. The victim stated the suspect was anti-law enforcement.

8:37 p.m. – A woman reported finding a bag with marijuana in her son’s room. Upon contact, officers found an empty bottle of Jim Beam and an empty baggie that smelled of marijuana.

9:14 p.m. – A man called from Highway 49 to report he was possibly shot at while driving past the Auburn Pigeon Club.

– By Laura Brown and Dave Moller

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