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Truckee Police logs, April 22-May 6

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for April 15-30, along with previously unreported incidents.

April 15

Victim reported an unknown suspect used her social security number to file taxes.

April 16

Unknown person(s) stole a $2,000 mountain bike out of the back of victim’s pick-up. The bicycle may have been stolen in Truckee or Reno.

Victim reported a fraud from an unidentified individual believed to be in Canada. The victim lost $6,820.

During training, Truckee Fire Department located two packs with books in them in the forested area near the entrance of the college campus.

April 17

Officers on patrol found property on the side of the road on Donner Pass Road. No one was in the area to claim the property and it was taken to the police department and submitted as found property.

April 18

Unknown suspect took victim’s purse from her residence on High Street.

Local business owner called to report missing property from the business office on Pioneer Trail.

April 19

Women called 911 stating she had hit her husband and desired to report the assault. The women admitted to inflicting corporal injury on her husband. She was arrested and booked. The victim was contacted by phone and refused to provide additional information.

April 20

Officers took a report of loaded magazine found in the lake bed of Prosser Lake.

A driver was reported for suspected DUI. Officers stopped the driver for traffic violation. It was determined that the driver was DUI on drugs. The driver was arrested.

April 21

A loss prevention officer reported a theft in progress at a business on Donner Pass Road. Officers arrived and subsequently arrested and booked the suspect for pretty theft.

April 22

Driver was stopped for a traffic violation. The driver was arrested for giving false identification to a peace officer and driving without license.

The police department was notified of a man watching children at a bus stop.

April 23

A sex registrant moved without notifying the police department and is therefore in violation of his registration requirements.

An unknown suspect took both license plates off of a vehicle on Skislope Way sometime in the past month.

April 24

Reporting party reported having a missing license plate.

Loss prevention officer witnessed a suspect shoplifting safety pins and attempted to leave the store without paying for them. The suspect was detained and later cited and released for shoplifting.

A suspect found victim’s wallet inside of a business on Donner Pass Road. The suspect then used a credit card out of victim’s wallet to purchase grocery items and a gaming system without the knowledge or consent of the victim. The suspect was found to be in possession of the gaming system and informed the police where she had left the victim’s wallet. Officers later retrieved the wallet. The suspect was arrested and booked for burglary and fraudulent use of access cards.

April 25

Driver was stopped for vehicle code violations. The driver was arrested for DUI.

Reporting party called to report her cell phone was missing. Reporting party said they were tracking the cell phone on the computer and had a location of where it was.

Officers investigated a driving under the influence incident after a female driver failed to yield right of way to an on duty Truckee Police officer, nearly causing a traffic collision. The driver was subsequently arrested and booked on DUI charges.

April 26

Officers were dispatched to a local bar and grill regarding an alarm activation on Palisades Drive. Upon arrival officers found the front door to the business open. Officers checked the interior of the bar and located a white male subject who was inside. The male suspect was extremely intoxicated and apparently entered the closed bar and grill, not knowing it was closed. The bar and grill owner responded and advised the front door had been left unlocked in error. The male subject was booked in the Nevada County Jail for public intoxication.

A subject was intoxicated and broke the front door of a hotel on Deerfield Drive to get in. The subject also pulled fire alarm. The subject was arrested.

April 27

Officers reported theft of a vehicle from apartment parking lot on Donner Pass Road. The vehicle was later located unoccupied a block away. There is not suspect information.

Homeowner reported stolen property from his home by his ski lease tenant.

Driver was stopped for multiple violations. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence.

April 28

Officer took a report of a missing purse on Deerfield Drive.

April 30

Driver was stopped for vehicle code violation and determined to be DUI. The subject was subsequently arrested and booked without further incident.

A verbal altercation ensued between two males after one male began tapping his knife on his passenger’s side mirror and the second male followed him home to discuss the inappropriateness of his action. There was no threats and both parties didn’t wish to pursue charges.

May 1

Officers reported a person passed away from natural causes on Dorchester Drive.

Reporting party misjudged the Central Truckee roundabout and ran up onto the roundabout causing his vehicle to be stuck on a rock.

May 2

Two vehicles and two drivers had a road rage incident while driving eastbound on Donner Pass Road.

May 3

A subject was contacted in a parking lot on Donner Pass Road and was determined to be drunk in public. The subject was arrested and booked.

Two juveniles were cited and released to their parents regarding alcohol and drug violations on school grounds.

Reporting party found a credit card on the sidewalk and turned it in.

Officers took a report of dispute between two tenants on Ivy Rue. The situation was mediated and report was taken for documentation only.

Subject was found camping on private property and having fires without permit.

May 4

Reporting party called to report an intoxicated person in public location on Donner Pass Road. The subject was arrested.

Reporting party left his iPod on a bench in Meadow Park. He came back a short time later to retrieve the iPod and it had been stolen. There is no suspect. The report was taken for insurance purposes.

A subject was contacted lying in a parking stall on commercial row. The subject was determined to be heavily intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The subject was arrested and later released.

May 6

Students reported that they believe their friend might be suicidal. The juvenile was contacted and it was determined the juvenile was not suicidal. The report was taken for information only.


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