Police blotter 05/24/08 | TheUnion.com

Police blotter 05/24/08

Grass Valley Police Department


9:28 a.m. – A caller from a business on Colfax Highway reported a woman sitting in a parked black Ford Expedition threw a lit cigarette out the window. A patrol officer was advised.

12:19 p.m. – A caller from a business on the 100 block of Clydesdale Court reported several vehicle tires were vandalized. An officer took a report for vandalism.

12:42 p.m. – A woman called from the 400 block of Henderson Street to report she went to use the laundry room at an apartment complex, and it was locked. A male voice came from inside the room, saying he was changing his shirt. Police contacted the woman and were unable to locate the man.

4:46 p.m. – A woman reported she was the victim of a hit and run. A man in a newer black Ford Mustang hit her car on Richardson Street. Police spotted the vehicle several times but had to give up the chase because the man was driving recklessly. Police later located the vehicle on Richardson Street at Rustic Lane, found the 21-year-old driver and arrested him on suspicion of drunken driving, hit and run, driving on a suspended license and violation of probation. His car was towed.

8:26 p.m. – A caller from the 200 block of Sutton Way reported hearing a man making “animal like” sounds behind a business. Police arrested the 43-year-old man on suspicion of inhaling chemicals for the purpose of intoxication.


12:38 a.m. – Police arrested a 49-year-old man on French Avenue at Mill Street on suspicion of violation of probation and public drunkenness.

7:55 p.m. – A caller reported a non-injury accident on La Bar Meadows Road north of Grange Court. Police took a report.

10:40 a.m. – A woman called from the hospital to report a young man assaulted her son. Police would follow up with the woman.

10:45 a.m. – An Animal Control officer was involved in a non-injury accident on Bank Street at Mill street. Police took a report.

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office


9:19 a.m. – A caller reported a tree on Willow Valley Road was leaning into a fence and out over the roadway in the county’s jurisdiction. The Department of Transportation was notified and the tree was removed.

12:57 p.m. – A woman called from Clear Creek Place to report her 14-year-old daughter ran away and she was last seen on McCourtney Road. She was wearing a black tank top, dark-colored sweatpants and it was unknown where she was headed. The mother called back later to report the girl had returned.

1:34 p.m. – Police cited a person on the 11000 block of Magnolia Road on suspicion of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

8:24 p.m. – CHP officers reported seven loose dogs were running in traffic on Highway 49 at Oak Tree Road. An Animal Control officer responded and was unable to corral the dogs. The dogs were causing an extreme traffic hazard, and the officer was not able to get ahold of Animal Control administration to get permission to kill the dogs. The officer would return the following day after contacting administration.


7:14 a.m. – A woman called from Dog Bar Road to report she heard yelling coming from a house. A small child came to the window and asked the woman to call police. Deputies determined the fight was not physical. No arrest was made.

Nevada City Police Department


1:55 p.m. – A caller from the 100 block of Grove Street reported a vehicle rolled down a hill after the driver forgot to set the emergency brake. No one was hurt. A tow truck responded.

2:29 p.m. – A caller from South Pine Street reported a man with very short hair was sitting in the roadway, drooling and shaking. Police were unable to locate the man.

– Robyn Moormeister

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