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Truckee Police logs: Bear breaks into house, eats ice cream

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for July 1-15, along with previously unreported incidents.

July 1

An unknown suspect entered victim’s unlocked vehicle in a parking lot on Donner Pass Road and took multiple items without the knowledge or consent of the victim.

Officers responded to a physical altercation between boyfriend and girlfriend. Both parties have been involved in a dating relationship for three years and have two common children together. The male was responsible for hitting the female and was subsequently arrested for domestic violence.

July 2

Suspect was arrested for outstanding warrant on Truckee Airport Road. Subsequent searches located burglary tools, adding another charge.

A citizen was injured when she fell off her bicycle after a dog approached and jumped on her. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of her injuries. Information report was taken.

An unknown person entered into victim’s residence on Martis Valley Road and stole two computers.

Unknown suspect took lawn furniture from in front of a business on Donner Pass Road without the knowledge or consent of the owner.

A witness witnessed a male and female involved in physical altercation inside of a vehicle. Officers responded and found the female half with significant injuries to her eye. The male half was booked into juvenile hall.

Battery report was taken for a fight between two hospital patients.

July 3

Officers took a report of auto vs. pedestrian collision with minor injuries.

Two property owners got in a dispute over property lines on Rainbow. Informational report was taken for documentation only.

A male and female, who previously had a dating relationship, got into an argument and physical fight. The male was arrested for domestic violence and was booked in jail.

A bicycle collided with a vehicle causing injury to the bicycle rider.

A subject was contacted outside his residence after confronting neighbor and provoking a fight. The subject was found to be intoxicated and was arrested.

Reporting party reported her fiancée was causing a disturbance in the neighborhood. The subject was later contacted and it was determined he was unable to care for himself. The subject was subsequently arrested and transported to Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers located a vehicle off roadway. The driver slumped behind the wheel, engine running in gear. The driver was arrested for DUI.

July 4

Victim had his motorcycle helmet stolen while he was buying snacks at the Coldstream Chevron.

Intoxicated female was arrested for drunk in public.

Several citizens reported drunk driver on Palisades Drive. The driver was located and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

July 5

A driver was stopped for speeding. Upon contact, the driver showed obvious signs of intoxication. After performing field sobriety tests, the driver was subsequently arrested for DUI and booked into the Nevada County Jail.

Driver was contacted after being reported ad possible DUI. The driver was arrested, and the passenger was transported by Truckee Fire due to being unconscious.

A baby stroller was found blocking the most right lane on I -80 westbound before the exit 185 off ramp to Highway 89 South. The stroller was removed and booked into evidence.

Officers took a report of hit and run to a parked vehicle on Jeffery Pine. The suspect vehicle was located and report was taken.

Officers took a report of a subject lying on the sidewalk on Donner Pass Road. The subject was contacted and subsequently arrested for public intoxication. The subject was booked without charges.

Officers responded regarding a subject passed out due to alcohol intoxication. The juvenile subject was released on a juvenile citation to his parent.

Juvenile became uncontrollable and jumped on his mother to attempt to get cell phone back.

July 6

Subject was contacted outside of a bar on Donner Pass Road after trying to fight the bartenders. The subject was arrested for drunk in public and was later released.

Victim reported he left his bag with personal belongings inside of an establishment on Deerfield unattended for approximately one hour. When he returned, the bag was gone.

A reporting party reported her next-door neighbor having dogs that were barking for several hours disturbing the peace. The reporting party stated it was an ongoing problem.

July 7

Caller unsuccessfully attempted to defraud money by phone. The phone number was traced to similar scams in other jurisdictions. There is no suspect information.

July 8

An unknown suspect sprayed graffiti under the foot bridge at the Legacy Trail.

July 9

Victim called to report being harassed and threatened over the phone by prior friend.

An unknown suspect smashed the window of a parked car on Waters Way. Nothing was stolen.

The suspect was contacted by a witness after entering victim’s residence and stealing an iPad. The witness recovered the IPad and returned it; however, the suspect re-entered victim’s apartment and a second time and again stole the iPad. The iPad was later discovered at the suspect’ s residence and the suspect and his brother, who was also involved, were arrested.

A vehicle was stopped for speeding. The driver was 20 years old and under the influence of alcoholic. The driver was cited and released .

July 10

An unknown suspect used victim’s personal identification to get a loan without the knowledge or consent of the victim.

Driver was stopped for vehicle code violations. The driver was cited for possession of less than 28.5 grams of marijuana.

July 11

Subject was found lying on the ground. Upon further interaction, the subject was found intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The subject was subsequently arrested and booked without further incident.

Per Truckee California Highway Patrol, a male subject was intoxicated in the roadway near the old recreation center. The subject was located and arrested for being drunk in public. The subject resisted officers while being arrested and was later charged with resisting arrest.

Unknown persons made unlawful entry into a local Inn. The subjects ate food and had a party in the lobby area.

Bear entered residence through open window and ate ice cream out of the fridge. The bear damaged the window screen.

Truckee Police Department Canine Unit assisted with a traffic stop. A positive K9 alert led to the discovery of bulk controlled substance. One male adult was arrested for drug trafficking charges.

July 12

Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violations and the driver was arrested for DUI and being unlicensed.

The victim of an assault contacted the police department to report being struck with a beer can while riding his bike.

A driver was stopped for excessive speed. The driver displayed objective symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol. The driver was later arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

July 13

Driver went off of roadway and collided with a fence. The driver was found to be DUI and was arrested. During booking search a bundle of consistent cocaine was found.

An unknown person stole a brake light from the reporting party’s vehicle.

July 14

Officers took a report of verbal dispute. Intoxicated husband came home late and got into verbal argument with his wife. No crime was reported.

Married male and female were in argument. Officers responded and found the female had a black eye from where the male had allegedly struck her three days prior. The male was arrested.


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