Police blotter: July 8, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: July 8, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


8 a.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Blight Road reported a neighborhood dog had been barking on its front porch for three days while the owners were out of town. The dog was captured and taken to the animal shelter.

10:17 a.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Butler Street said two juveniles had just vandalized his vehicle. Responding officers took a report for burglary and attempting a crime.

11:43 a.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Linden Avenue reported his vehicle was dented by a thrown egg. Responding officers said the caller did not want to press charges.

12:05 p.m. – A caller reported a woman screaming in the downtown area. Responding officers found the woman was screaming about rodents.

12:25 p.m. – A caller found a wallet on an onramp to the Golden Center Freeway that they saw fall off of a silver Lexus or Infiniti.

12:39 p.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Blight Road reported a person gathering signatures for a city growth initiative who refused to produce their identification.

3:24 p.m. – A caller from the 600 block of Packard Drive reported a person trying to get signatures for a city growth initiative who became rude when the caller said she was not interested. Officers were unable to locate the signature gatherer.

3:55 p.m. – A wreck between two cars on the 300 block of Sutton Way produced no injuries.

3:59 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported he misplaced his vehicle within his apartment complex.

6:29 p.m. – A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at Mill and West Main streets and booked into the county jail. His car was towed.

6:35 p.m. – A car was repossessed on the 200 block of Helen Drive with the owner’s knowledge.

7:57 p.m. – A business on the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported someone was harassing the management but had left. Officers said to call back if the man returned.

8:19 p.m. – A caller from Glenwood Road reported hearing gunshots or illegal fireworks on a nearby hill.

9:19 p.m. – A caller from the 400 block of Neal Street reported vandalism to personal property.

9:42 p.m. – A caller from a business on Colfax Avenue requested a welfare check on an individual who appeared under the influence of drugs. Officers made contact with the woman and booked her at the county jail on suspicion of being drunk in public, under the influence of drugs and a probation violation.


9:22 a.m. – A business on the 100 block of Glasson Way called for medical aid for a patient having convulsions.

Nevada County

Sheriff’s Office


5:56 p.m. – A woman called from the 16000 block of Tyler Foote Crossing Road reporting that her granddaughter assaulted her and her husband. The woman said they didn’t need medical attention but wanted to file a report for an assault.

7:36 p.m. – A man called from the 25000 block of Highway 49 reporting that his wife’s son assaulted him. The caller said he didn’t need medical attention.

6:34 p.m. – A woman called from the 13000 block of Twin Star Lane reporting that her grandson tried to assault his father with a pellet gun. She said she took the weapon from him and the juvenile had left. The father requested a log entry only. He said he would call back if his son returned and caused any disturbance.

8 p.m. – Officers arrested a 44-year-old man on Alice Moody Drive on the suspicion of trespassing and being drunk in public and booked him into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.

Nevada City Police Department


5:15 p.m. – A woman from the 100 block of Argall Way reported that she saw a man at a laundromat put his child into a dryer and turn it on. She said she got into an argument with the man who then left with the child in a van. The woman said the man left a full washing machine and would therefore return.

– Dave Moller and Soumitro Sen

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