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The following incidents were selected from among those reported to area law enforcement and fire protection districts.

Friday, Feb. 9

1:36 p.m., 2900 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe – battery. A 13-year-old boy was cited for punching a fellow student of the same age at South Tahoe Middle School. The victim was knocked unconscious on the schoolyard grounds when he told the suspect to refrain from teasing another child.



Saturday, Feb. 10

5:47 p.m., corner of Lake Tahoe Boulevard and Fairway Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – hit-and-run accident. A Nissan pickup driven by Sara Rader, 23, of Chico, was broadsided by a white Chevy Suburban that failed to stop at the Fairway Avenue light and then fled the scene. No one was hurt.




6:43 p.m., corner of Second Street and Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe – traffic collision with injuries. Shandra Kepler, 28, of Gardnerville, was transported to Barton Memorial Hospital for complaints of back and neck injuries, when her Jeep Cherokee was reportedly broadsided by a white Subaru driven by Amy White, 20, of South Lake Tahoe. Kepler told police she was making a left hand turn from Fourth Street onto Lake Tahoe Boulevard when a vehicle in the eastbound slow lane stopped to let her cross the highway. White’s vehicle, traveling in the fast lane, struck the side of Kepler’s vehicle.

6:49 p.m., corner of Regina Road and Ski Run Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe – driving under the influence. Paul Detton, 37, of Hawaii, was arrested and booked into El Dorado County jail on suspicion of drunken driving, after he failed to stop at a stop sign and to pass sobriety tests.

Secret Witness offers cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to the arrest and conviction of crime suspects. Anyone with information about crimes in California is asked to call (530) 541-6800. In Nevada, call (775) 586-7295.


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