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Truckee Police logs, May 20 to June 9

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for May 20 to June 9, along with previously unreported incidents.

May 20

Officers reported a physical altercation between two fathers, following the accidental injury to one of their children.

Victim reported he is being harassed by a third party, which he believed is a violation of his restraining order. The case was forwarded to District Attorney’s Office.

Officers took a counter report for old ammunition brought into the department for destruction.

Unknown juvenile suspect vandalized a local lift station building that is owned by Truckee Sanitary District.

Officers reported vandalism and subsequent theft of plumbing materials from inside a residence on Swiss Lane. There is no suspect information.

May 22

Truckee Police officers responded to a hit-and-run accident, involving a parked vehicle. It was later determined the accident was not a hit-and-run, and one of the parties left his name and contact information.

Victim reported fraudulent credit card activity.

Unknown suspect(s) took approximately 200 feet of three-quarter-inch and 100 feet of half-inch copper tubing from victim’s residence on Shussing Way without the knowledge or the consent of the victim.

An iPod was turned over to the police department that was found a few months ago.

Female subject called Nevada County Sheriff’s Office seeking help for unknown reasons. The subject was located in a parking lot on Donner Pass Road and was found to be heavily intoxicated. The subject was subsequently arrested and transported to Wayne Brown Correctional Center for booking.

May 23

Victim reported fraudulent charges to his bank account.

Officers took a report of repossessed vehicle. The owner was not aware.

May 25

Citizen turned in found property to the police department.

May 26

Officers took a report of neighborhood dispute concerning property lines on Donner Pass Road. The situation was mediated.

A subject was arrested after being found intoxicated in public on Donner Pass Road.

May 27

A suspect entered a business on Industrial Way and vandalized numerous beer recipes. He also removed his personal belongings.

Victim reported her residence had been vandalized by individual(s) who also disconnected the electricity to her residence. The incident occurred on Glenshire Drive. The case is pending additional investigation.

May 28

Officers contacted subjects on Brockway Road after someone reported them smoking marijuana. One of the subjects initially provided false identification information. After further investigation, the male provided the proper identification; however, he had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. The male attempted to flee, but was apprehended and taken into custody.

A subject reported losing his wallet on Pioneer Trail.

May 29

Subject has been warned by several officers and school employees not to trespass/loiter on school property. A person called in a suspicious subject on school grounds. Officers arrived and noticed the same subject who has been previously warned. He was contacted and arrested for loitering on school property.

A citizen turned in a cellphone that he found in his backyard on Crown Circle.

May 31

Officers stopped a driver for vehicle code violation. The driver was arrested for DUI.

Officers reported a boyfriend assaulted his girlfriend in transient camp on Deerfield Drive.

A dog walker noticed graffiti to a local wooded area. Information report was taken for documentation.

Police received information regarding location of explosive materials and potential illegal firearms. Explosive materials were located, secured and removed.

Officers reported a broken window of a door on Riverside Drive. Nothing was taken.

June 1

An unknown person(s) stole a single-axle dump trailer from the side of the victim’s residence on Manchester Drive. Later the same day, unknown person(s) made entry into the victim’s unoccupied home and stole a mountain bike.

June 2

Officers received a late report of a physical altercation between boyfriend and girlfriend who live together. Report was taken and was forwarded to the District Attorney for prosecution.

A driver was involved in a non-injury rollover collision. Investigation revealed the driver was driving under the influence and he was arrested.

Officers received a report of possible domestic violence in a vehicle on Donner Pass Road. Investigation revealed it was verbal only, but in front of their children. Report was taken and forwarded to Nevada County CPS.

June 3

Reporting party requested a documentation of suspicious substance, which was mailed to him.

A juvenile removed a scalpel from class and then swung the instrument toward the torso of another juvenile, almost hitting the other juvenile’s torso.

June 4

A juvenile who was arrested the day before for assault threatened a student and a teacher the next morning after arriving at school. The juvenile was arrested and booked into the Nevada County Juvenile Hall.

A local school vice principal reported an altercation between a student and the school monitor. The student was not on school grounds upon police arrival.

June 5

The friend of missing subject called to report him missing. Later, the subject was located at the Placer County Correctional Facility.

Victim contacted law enforcement after shipping a replacement engine and not receiving payment from the suspect, who lives in Brunswick County, N.C.

Neighbor called the police to report an in-progress domestic disturbance. Upon police arrival, the female remained on scene, while the male departed the area. The female showed overt signs of abuse. Search for the male resulted in negative contact.

June 6

A subject was contacted for riding his bicycle on the wrong side of the road. The subject had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant out of Nevada County and was arrested.

June 8

Officers took a report of lost or stolen cellphone, possibly left in the dressing room at a local thrift store on Meadow Way.

Driver was stopped for being suspected DUI. The driver admitted to drinking and was arrested.

Multiple stores had baby formula stolen from them. The suspects were caught on security camera.

June 9

Officers reported a domestic dispute between a husband and a wife. No assault occurred.


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