The following incidents were selected from among those reported to area law enforcement and fire protection districts.
Wednesday Dec. 19
8:33 p.m., 1000 block of Sonora Avenue, South Lake Tahoe –Etrespassing. A 52-year-old woman preparing to go to bed heard the front door of her house opening. Instead of her husband, she found an unknown white male wearing a thin red nylon jacket, Levis and a black ball cap, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department said. The woman said the man smelled like alcohol. The two did not exchange words and he left the residence shortly after the meeting, police said.
Thursday Dec. 20
10:00 a.m., Rogers Avenue, South Lake Tahoe — public assistance. Seven South Lake Tahoe firefighters helped a 500-pound man out of his two-story house when he was complaining of shortness of breath, the South Lake Tahoe Fire Department said. The man had to be carried out with a stokes litter, a heavy-duty plastic and steel-framed basket used for backcountry rescues, the fire department said. He was taken to Barton Memorial Hospital.
11:00 a.m., 1081 Lyons Ave., South Lake Tahoe — flooded room. Two fire engines and an ambulance responded to a false alarm when a teacher at St. Theresa Catholic School thought she smelled something electrical in a flooded classroom, the South Lake Tahoe Fire Department said. A water leak over the past weekend flooded the room. All the children were evacuated from the school and were moved to the St. Theresa Church sanctuary, the fire department said.
Secret Witness offers cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to the arrest and conviction of crime suspects. Anyone with information about crimes reported in California is asked to call (530) 541-6800. In Nevada, call (775) 586-7295.
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