Police blotter: Sept. 9, 2008 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter: Sept. 9, 2008

Grass Valley Police Department


3:01 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Race Street reported 10 people on motorcycles making noise in front of a nearby house. Responding officers got the motorcyclists to quiet down for the night.

7:29 a.m. – A caller reported garbage bags strewn all over the roadway at Packard Drive and Kathleen Way. Responding officers found a citizen moving the bags out of the street.

9:20 a.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported someone let the air out of two tires on his truck and from one on his trailer.

9:48 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of South Auburn Street reported a case in the county that included trespassing, annoying telephone calls and injuring a spouse or cohabitant.

10:51 a.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Empire Street reported an intoxicated woman had been banging on his front door for the last 20 minutes. Officers arrested and booked her on three local warrants.

11:59 a.m. – A drunk driver was reported crossing over the double yellow lines on Dorsey Drive. Officers could not find the driver.

12:35 p.m. – Two men were reported drunk and staggering up Kate Hayes Street. Officers were unable to locate them.

3:14 p.m. -A caller said they found syringes and a burned spoon in a bag on the 400 block of Henderson Street.

3:56 p.m. – An employee at a business on the 200 block of Auburn Street reported four people in a white convertible were harassing him. Responding officers took a report for trespassing.


3:37 a.m. – A man on Doris Drive was reportedly going into driveways and looking into vehicles. Officers found the man, cited and released him for violating his probation.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


9:54 a.m. – A person in the lobby of the sheriff’s office reported her ex-boyfriend broke into her home and has made more than 55 calls to her phone, some of them threatening.

10:32 a.m. -A caller from Kanaka Creek in Sierra County reported a business partner had hit him over the head and stole a gold nugget two days prior. The caller was referred to the Sierra County Sheriff’s Department.

10:37 a.m. – Deputies were on the lookout for a man who issued criminal threats to others on the 15800 block of Brewer Road.

10:54 a.m. – A caller from the 19300 block of Tiger Tail Road reported another person called and threatened to come to his residence to harm him.

11:45 a.m. – A woman from the 500 block of West Main Street in Grass Valley reported that her ex-boyfriend was threatening through text messages to beat her up.

1:41 p.m. – A caller from the 15000 block of Long Point Road reported hearing more than 100 rounds of large caliber gunfire coming from a nearby residence.

1:42 p.m. – Two vehicles collided on Rough and Ready Highway with one driver suffering minor injuries.

3:08 p.m. – Calfire called for a deputy to take an arson report on Banner Quaker Hill Road. Deputies opened a case on the matter.

4:09 p.m. – A caller from the 12100 block of Allison Ranch Road said her neighbor’s marijuana smoke was coming into her residence via her swamp cooler.

8:54 p.m. – Deputies removed a large bear from the roadway on Highway 49 near the juvenile hall.

11:41 p.m. A caller on Dog Bar Road reported hearing shots fired.


12:33 a.m. – A caller from Dog Bar Road reported a suspect picked up two juveniles and failed to return them to their grandmother. Officers issued a be-on-the-lookout order for the youths because it was believed the suspect was taking the juveniles to North Carolina where their mother lives.

4:25 a.m. – A caller reported vandalism to a fence at the Helling Library.

Nevada City Police Department


3:52 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Commercial Street requested a deputy because of a combative patient.

6:59 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Turpentine Drive said people were throwing things on his vehicle.

8:41 p.m. – A caller from Commercial Street reported a drunk person was throwing things at passersby.

9:01 p.m. – A caller from the 300 block of Long Street reported their home had been vandalized with eggs.

10:09 p.m. – A caller from Silva Avenue reported dogs barking “wildly” in the area.

– Dave Moller

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