Saturday, March 10, 2007 Police blotter
• At 12:40 p.m., a caller from Grass Valley reported a man in a vehicle had been following an armored vehicle from stop to stop. The vehicle was a 1986-1989 Ram Charger. The man was parking so the armored truck driver had to walk past him. The man was also seen in Auburn following the armored vehicle yesterday. Officers were advised, and the caller was told to call again whenever he saw the man.
• At 1:11 p.m., police arrested a 50-year-old woman on the 200 block of South Church Street on suspicion of public drunkenness.
• At 2:34 p.m., a caller from a restaurant on Freeman Lane reported three men were asked to pick up garbage they had thrown on the ground, and they became very threatening to the caller. The men were all wearing baggy shorts and one wore a red and white baseball cap worn sideways. The manager of the restaurant came outside and advised the caller to leave, using abusive language. Police met with the caller outside the restaurant.
• At 2:47 p.m., a caller from an auto body shop on the 100 block of Stewart Street reported three cars had been keyed. Police took a report for vandalism.
• At 3:08 p.m., a caller reported a man driving a beige Chevrolet Tahoe on Highway 49 near Empire Street brandished a large knife. Police checked the area and were unable to locate the man.
• At 5:01 p.m., a caller from a fast food restaurant on the 1000 block of East Main Street reported a swastika symbol was left in the bathroom and there was a similar sticker on a trash can. The caller wanted to make a log entry and no report.
• At 5:56 p.m., a caller from a business on East Main Street reported a man with a beard was sleeping on the porch in a green sleeping bag. Police contacted the 56-year-old man and advised him to move on.
• At 10:13 p.m., police arrested a 27-year-old man on West Main Street and South Auburn Street on suspicion of drunken driving.
• At 8:58 a.m., an officer located an abandoned black van on the 100 block of Spring Hill Drive. The officer had the van towed.
• At 1:59 p.m., a man called from the 11000 block of Stanley Way to report a man left a message he would stab and kill the caller’s wife. The man had been at the caller’s house approximately 20 minutes ago. A deputy took a report.
• At 2:50 p.m., dispatchers alerted law enforcement to be on the lookout for a man who threatened family members. The 41-year-old man was arrested two hours later on the 1000 block of Oak Drive on suspicion of making criminal threats.
• At 4:38 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Cedro Road reported a man was swinging a bat in a driveway. Deputies contacted the people involved, and no one wanted to press charges.
• At 7:13 p.m., a caller from the 10000 block of Lynwood Lane reported hearing a single gunshot. The caller’s neighbor thought something hit her house. Deputies were unable to locate any damage.
• At 9:08 a.m., a UPS worker called to report a suspicious package, possibly full of marijuana. The Sheriff’s Narcotics unit was notified. No arrests were made.
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