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

Thursday, April 25

5:35 p.m., Harveys Resort and Casino, Stateline — grand larceny. When an unknown female pointed to a dollar token on the floor next to Pearl Stinnett, 81, from Sacramento, Stinnett bent down and picked it up. When Stinnett turned to thank the female, she saw the female walking quickly away with her purse, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department reported. Stinnett lost a $200 bottle of asthma medication, $25 in cosmetics and $500, deputies reported.

Monday April 29

10:25 p.m., Caesars Tahoe, Stateline — theft. A dark blue handbag belonging to Koki Arai, 58, from Orangevale, Calif., was momentarily abandoned by its owner between two gaming machines and was swiped by an unknown suspect, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department reported. The bag was later recovered but $500 in the bag remained missing.

Tuesday April 30

10:35 p.m., Lakeside Inn and Casino, Stateline — obstructing a police officer. Robert Spencer, 56, from Payette, Idaho, provided obscenities to deputies when he was questioned regarding a burglary at a Christian book store at the Round Hill mall, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department reported. After being taken to the ground and striking deputies with his elbows, Spencer kicked out a rear window in the Chevy Tahoe patrol car, deputies reported.

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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