Police blotter: Sept. 12, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: Sept. 12, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


7:16; a.m. – A business on the 300 block of Railroad Avenue reported broken windows. Officers took a report for vandalism.

8:24 a.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Northstar Place reported his vehicle stereo had been stolen overnight.

9:30 a.m. – A case report was taken after drugs were found at Hennessy School and entered into an evidence locker.

9:53 a.m. – A caller said his laptop computer was stolen from his vehicle the prior day while he was in a Nevada City Highway parking lot. Officers were to follow up on the theft.

1 p.m. – A caller reported a road rage incident at Sutton Way and Dorsey Drive.

3:08 p.m. – A caller said an intoxicated man was at the corner of Joerschke and Maltman drives throwing trash while inadvertently exposing himself. Officers checking the area could not find the man.

4 p.m. – A person in the lobby reported a possible embezzlement.

6:23 p.m. – A caller reported losing $200 wrapped around some credit cards on the 600 block of Sutton Way.

6:26 p.m. – A three-vehicle wreck was reported on the 800 block of South Auburn Street. No injuries were reported.

8:35 p.m. – A man working on a home on Kechely Court reported a woman next door kept coming out of her home, taking notes and harassing him before he could explain what he was doing. Responding officers discerned it was a civil issue.

9:07 p.m. – A possible drunk driver was spotted on the Brunswick Road overpass all over the road. He had run a red light and driven south on East Main Street. Officers tracked the driver down and found he was simply tired.

9:43 p.m. – A person came into the lobby and turned over some property he had received. He thought it might have been stolen. Officers logged the property for future reference.

11:42 p.m. – A possible drunk driver was reported on the Golden Center Freeway off-ramp at Brunswick Road. Officers determined the driver was not drunk.


12:20 a.m. – A caller reported seeing his vehicle drive by his work site on East Main Street and feared it was stolen. Officers are continuing to investigate the case.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


10:55 a.m. – A caller on McCourtney Road reported that an individual stole a gray Chevrolet Camaro hood off a vehicle to put on his own red Camaro.

12:45 p.m. – A caller on Combie Road reported that two men in a white sedan threatened others in a motorhome that was getting gas. The sedan followed the motorhome, but no further information was provided.

2:27 p.m. – A caller in the 10000 block of San Francisco Street reported that a man borrowed $40,000 and had agreed to pay it back in two weeks but hadn’t done so. A report was taken.

3:58 p.m. – A caller in the 13000 block of La Barr Meadows Drive reported that an individual who works at a property next door was yelling at her because of the flies that were coming off her horse.


1:11 a.m. – Law enforcement authorities were asked to be on the lookout for a silver 1997 Toyota 4Runner that apparently was taken from a construction site on LaBarr Meadows Drive. The vehicle has 22-inch chrome wheels.

Nevada City Police Department


6:40 p.m. – A caller in the 200 block of Commercial Street reported children were making inappropriate comments toward women patrons leaving the Crazy Horse saloon. The caller reported that there were numerous juveniles loitering and dancing around with boxes of beer. A report was taken.

– Dave Moller and David Mirhadi

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