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

Sunday, June 29

6:56 a.m., 2000 block of Dunlap Drive, South Lake Tahoe –ESometime between April and the end of June, an unknown person forcibly opened a garage and used a parked car as housing, police reported.

2:48 p.m., 600 block of San Francisco Avenue, South Lake Tahoe — burglary. An unknown suspect entered an unlocked house and took $300 worth of electronics, police reported.

3:19 p.m., 3000 block of Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe — theft. A 13-year-old received a surprise when his $428 BMX bike was found missing from the meter pipe he chained it to, police reported.

Monday, July 1

10:05 a.m., 2000 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard. He rode down the wrong side of the street on his bike. He was stopped by police. He was asked if he had anything illegal in his backpack. He replied to watch out for that methamphetamine pipe and torch.

1:50 p.m., Margaret Avenue and B Street, South Lake Tahoe — traffic collision. A white van hit a telephone pole. A 45-year-old man fled the scene but was later arrested for suspicion of drunk driving, police said.

2:36 p.m., Fairway and Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe — traffic collision. A woman was struck by a Chevy Suburban when the driver was busy looking at the mountains to his left, police reported. She was taken to Barton Memorial Hospital after she complained of pain to her neck and back.

7:29 p.m., Markofer Way and Keller Road, South Lake Tahoe — fireworks. Four people were seen throwing numerous fireworks, police reported. Law enforcement cut the fuse on their fun.

10:37 p.m., 1000 block of Tata Lane, South Lake Tahoe — drunk in public. A 32-year-old man was aroused from his slumber when police found him sleeping among nature’s lumber.

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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