Police Blotter March 14, 2007
• At 10:44 a.m., a caller from a business on the 100 block of Neal Street reported a man wearing a blue hat urinated in a back room. Police arrested the 42-year-old man on suspicion of public drunkenness.
• At 3:22 p.m., a caller from South Auburn Street at a highway onramp reported a noninjury vehicle accident.
• At 3:59 p.m., a caller from Empire Street at South Auburn Street reported an accident involving a school bus. The accident was determined to be noninjury.
• At 7:06 p.m., police arrested a 20-year-old man on the 500 block of Penstock Drive on suspicion of violation of probation.
• At 8:12 p.m., a caller from the hospital on Glasson Way reported a bearded man wearing leather was handing out literature with nude photography to young women while he was visiting a patient. The caller said the man looked like a “motorcycle type.” The caller said the man left.
• At 10:33 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Richardson Street reported people in a nearby apartment were being loud and would not quiet down. Police contacted the caller and escorted a man out of the building.
• At 1:36 a.m., police stopped a vehicle in the Pioneer Village parking lot and arrested a man on suspicion of drunken driving. The man’s white Ford Explorer was towed.
• At 8:13 a.m., a caller from the 200 block of South Church Street reported a pickup truck was vandalized. Police took a report.
• At 8:59 a.m., a caller from a business on the 700 block of East Main Street reported a window was vandalized. Police took a report and were unable to locate any other victims.
• At 1:59 p.m., a man called from Greenhorn Road to report a fight involving two people. It appeared a man was trying to tie up a woman as he hit her. The woman said the man was suicidal and had a knife, and he took off toward Greenhorn Creek. The woman, who had reportedly been hit in the face and stomach, did not want medical attention. She said the man told her he was going to kill himself. Deputies contacted the woman and took a report for battery. Police made no contact with the man, but area law enforcement was alerted to be on the lookout for him.
• At 6:28 p.m., a caller from the 17000 block of Greenhorn Road reported a man involved in an earlier fight was spotted in a vehicle with a hose coming from the back to the front of the vehicle, apparently attempting to commit suicide. A deputy who responded said he was unable to locate the man and the woman involved in the fight was with the man. Law enforcement was alerted again to be on the lookout for the man.
• At 1:10 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Valley Drive at La Sierra Court and cited a man on suspicion of possession of a silencer. The man ran away and was later spotted walking on Highway 20 in the Indian Springs area. Deputies also cited the man on suspicion of transporting a controlled substance for sale and possession of a controlled substance.
• At 12:01 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Cottage Street reported a dark-haired man wearing a white turban glared at the caller and muttered something. The caller said the man verbally threatened him and drove away in a white Nissan pickup truck. The caller wanted a log entry.
• At 12:06 p.m., a caller from the 100 block of Martin Street reported his tires were flattened last night. An officer took a report for vandalism.
• At 6:37 p.m., a woman called from the 100 block of Grove Street to report her neighbor was painting her yard fluorescent orange so the caller could see the yard from her kitchen window. The woman requested contact from an officer. An officer responded.
• At 4:06 p.m., a caller from the 10 block of Wendy Circle reported seeing smoke coming from the ground. The Fire Department responded to a burn pile.
– Robyn Moormeister
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User