Police blotter: Sept. 15, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: Sept. 15, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


8:10 a.m. – A caller reported someone stole $500 in tools from the bed of his pickup truck while it was on a parking lot on McKnight Way.

10:03 a.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Ivy Street reported a theft from the Habitat for Humanity site and will file a report in the future.

2:50 p.m. – A caller was locked into a business on the 100 block of Mill Street and was freed by the shop owner.

5:20 p.m. – A caller from the 500 block of Whiting Street reported getting threatening e-mails and a fraudulent check from an unknown person. Responding officers took a case report for forgery.

6:59 p.m. – A caller from the 1400 block of Segsworth Way reported seeing a pregnant woman shooting up methamphetamine. Responding officers found the caller gave them the wrong address number. Child Protective Services was advised.

8:26 p.m. – A man laying on the sidewalk at Brunswick Road and Sutton Way was arrested and booked at the county jail on suspicion of being drunk in public and a probation violation.


4:32 a.m. – A caller from the 600 block of Packard Drive reports a cat got caught in some wiring under her vehicle. Responding officers freed the cat.

7:26 a.m. – A caller from Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital say a woman walked out of the emergency room with her IV still stuck in her hand, got into a vehicle and left.

9:32 a.m. -A caller from the 900 block of Morgan Ranch reported seeing a loose goat in the area. Animal control was called.

11:24 a.m. – A caller reported the theft of their passport and some money from their purse while they were shopping the previous day in the Brunswick Basin.

12:35 p.m. – A caller reported a person shot at his vehicle with a pellet gun at Highway 49 and Highway 20 and cracked his windshield.

2:14 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of West Berryhill Drive reported their car tag tabs were stolen.

2:20 p.m. -A caller from a store on the 700 block of Taylorville Road reported a shoplifting incident. Responding officers cited and released a woman on suspicion of theft.

6:30 p.m. -A caller reported her estranged husband was violating her restraining order against him by following her in his vehicle.

10:51 p.m. – A loud party on the 200 block of North Church Street was quieted by officers.


12:20 a.m. – A person in the lobby wanted information about dealing with threats and said they might press charges later.

1:21 a.m. – A caller from the 2000 block of Nevada City Highway was trying to find out where her car was.

2:50 a.m. – A caller from the 10800 block of McCourtney Road reported they had lost their pit bull named Monster.

3:03 a.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Vistamont Drive reported there was a rope tied across the roadway. Officers took it down.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


7:16 a.m. – A caller from the 10200 block of Harmony Ridge Road reported an iPod had been stolen in a burglary of the home.

9 a.m. A caller from the 10700 block of Footwall Drive reported a jewelry theft at the residence. Deputies opened a case.

9:25 a.m. – A person at the county reported a battery and officers opened a case in the matter.

11:21 a.m. – Bear River High School called for medical aid for a student who had overdosed on Tylenol.

2:30 p.m. – A vehicle was repossessed on the 12000 block of Highway 49 and the owner was not aware.

4:10 p.m. – A caller reported an assault and battery at a bus stop on Ridge Road.

n 4:54 p.m. – A caller from the 16500 block of Hardy Way reported a burglary where two laptops and some cash were taken.

8:46 p.m. – A caller from the 11900 block of Warbler Way reported a man outside her home was threatening to burn it down and later was trying to break in the back door and ended up driving off. Responding deputies found the situation to be a civil dispute over property.

10 p.m. – A caller reported vehicles racing up and down the airstrip at the Alta Sierra air park.


3:32 a.m. – Eight loud people in a parking lot at Washington and Main streets were quieted down by deputies.

7:38 a.m. – A caller from the 11500 block of Conestoga Drive reported the theft of a safe from the home that had two unregistered handguns in it.

8:33 a.m. – A caller from the 14900 block of Norvin Way reported someone painted on his no trespassing sign.

11:50 a.m. – Deputies called for medical aid for a prisoner having a seizure in the jail sallyport.

1:39 p.m. -A caller from a business on the 12700 block of Brunswick Road reported the theft of tools from his shop.

3:19 p.m. – A caller from the 17000 block of Vintage Drive reported some people came by to look at a dog the caller had for sale and stole it.

5:20 p.m. – A caller from the 10700 block of Ponderosa Way reported he suspected his dog was stolen by a neighbor who did not like the way he treated the animal. He discovered his dog online through a pet adoption agency and had it returned to him.

7:02 p.m. – A hysterical caller from the 15300 block of Little Valley Road reported a burglary but was too upset to relay much information. Responding deputies opened a case.

7:06 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Prospect Street requested medical aid over a possible morphine and alcohol overdose.

7:47 p.m. – A caller from the 13800 block of Manion Canyon Road reported a pitbull was running loose and had attacked a small dog.

11:08 p.m. – A caller from the 18200 block of Wallis Drive reported he was in a fight with his father over his iPod. Responding deputies got the father and son to separate for the night.


2:03 a.m. – A caller reported four subjects on Gaston Drive “whooping it up and hollering.”

2:24 a.m. – A caller from the 12900 block of Brookview Drive reported hearing three gunshots from a neighboring residence.

2:26 a.m. – A caller reported a loud party on Marilyn Court with three or four women urinating on a driveway.

Nevada City Police Department


11:32 a.m. – A caller reported a plugged sewer on the 500 block of Zion Street.

1:16 p.m. – An employee at a business on the 200 block of Broad Street fell and hit her head.

– Dave Moller

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