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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (1)

October 30, 2014 — 

Calls Resulting in Arrests Oct. 17 Warrant in the 900 block of Poplar Street. DUI in the 900 block of Los Angeles Avenue. Oct. 18 DUI at Lake Tahoe Boulevard …

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A treat for Halloween (2)

October 30, 2014 — 

It’s Oct. 31 — the week of Halloween activities including decorating, carving pumpkins into Jack-o’-lanterns, apple bobbing, haunted houses, and watching horror movies. Trick-or-treating is also traditional celebration for kids …

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McFlurry leads to arrest (3)

October 28, 2014 — 

A McDonald’s “McFlurry” landed a man in jail on Sunday when police were able track him down after he allegedly burglarized a motel. The arrest occurred after police reportedly saw …

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Second possible attempted kidnapping reported (4)

October 24, 2014 — 

A man was arrested on drug and other charges Wednesday after a woman reported that he was attempting to kidnap either her or a child who was with her. The …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

Calls Resulting in Arrests: Oct. 10 Spousal Abuse in the 100 block of Highway 50 Violation of Court Order in the 2100 block of South Avenue Unlicensed drier at Lake …

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WWII couple 70 years later (6)

October 23, 2014 — 

Every Sunday there was sunshine. The water would have killed anyone who fell overboard within five minutes of hypothermia. There were sections of the USS Pocatello that were always underwater …

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Stateline man charged with unlawful contact with minors (7)

October 22, 2014 — 

Reno Police Department Sex Crimes Detectives have been conducting a follow-up investigation to several cases that were reported to the Reno Police Department. The cases involved a suspicious man who …

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Crime scene weapon sought by police (8)

October 21, 2014 — 

Police are searching for a weapon used in a reported domestic violence crime and are asking for the community’ assistance. On Oct. 16, Thomas Payne allegedly cut his wife’s throat …

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Possible attempted kidnapping, burglary reported (9)

October 16, 2014 — 

A possible attempted kidnapping and a burglary were reported to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) during the past week. Police received a report of what the victim thinks …

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Jury duty warrant scam hits South Lake Tahoe (10)

October 14, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department received several phone calls over the weekend from citizens stating they were called by subjects identifying themselves by …

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Fishing for charity (11)

October 10, 2014 — 

Tahoe Sport Fishing donated six boats and crews for four hours. The fishermen/women caught more than 100 fish that morning for a grand total of more than 150 fish that …

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Perfect pie for autumn (12)

October 9, 2014 — 

It’s time for pie chock-full with fall fruit. A double-crust apple pie is an old-fashioned version that I enjoyed as a kid. My mother turned to Granny Smith apples for …

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Three burglaries in five days (13)

October 9, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe was struck by a series of burglaries late last week and early this week. The stolen property was returned for one of the three cases, which are …

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French-style Mac and cheese in the Sierras (14)

October 2, 2014 — 

As a kid growing up in Northern California suburbs I remember macaroni and cheese — a favorite hot comfort food. It was a main dish in our home. There was …

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Bicyclist seriously injured in collision, driver charged with DUI (15)

September 30, 2014 — 

A bicyclist was airlifted to the hospital after a collision with a vehicle on Monday at about 5:40 p.m. South Lake Tahoe Police responded to a traffic collision involving a …

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Young Eagles take flight (16)

September 25, 2014 — 

The Truckee Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) held a Young Eagles Rally at the Lake Tahoe Airport on Sept. 21 and gave free airplane rides to 46 area …

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Warm Sierra scones for fall (17)

September 25, 2014 — 

It’s the first week of fall and change is in the morning air around the South Shore. Recently, I returned from a trip to Canada. Ten-degree mornings and pumpkins lined …

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Police search for Mi Pueblo burglar (18)

September 25, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) is searching of a man who is suspected of burglarizing the Mi Pueblo Market on Pioneer trail early Sunday morning. The unidentified suspect …

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Good boys behaving badly (19)

September 25, 2014 — 

There are many factors that lead police to a suspect and subsequently an arrest following the commission of a crime, but a fast-acting guilty conscience is not often one of …

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Community gives dog second chance (20)

September 19, 2014 — 

Jeremy Heller spent his last day out with his dog Trango, a black and tan, highly-active and perpetually happy 9-month-old shepherd labrador mix, hiking around in the woods and rock …

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