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

Tuesday, May 7

4:28 p.m., 737 San Jose Ave. # 4, South Lake Tahoe — assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.

Jose David Lemus reportedly threw a butcher knife at a woman then barricaded himself inside his house. Police officers forcibly entered the building and found him hiding under a bed with a glass bottle. Lemus resisted arrest and police officers forcibly removed the weapon and took him into custody. Lemus is being held at the El Dorado County jail.

Monday, May 6, 8 p.m., David Lane and Ski Run Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe — weapons offense and possession with intent to sell marijuana. When a police officer approached a parked car, he smelled marijuana smoke. Matthew Williams and Joseph Franciamone gave the officer a bag containing a small amount of marijuana. Upon inspecting the vehicle, police found a tub with six individual bags of marijuana weighing 40 grams total, a knife with a double-edge blade, three other daggers and a BB gun.

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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