The following incidents were selected from among those reported to area law enforcement and fire protection districts.
Sunday, July 7
12:20 a.m., a restaurant on Highway 89, Camp Richardson — assault with a deadly weapon. A High Sierra Patrol officer was walking near a boat launch when two beer bottles were thrown at him, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department reported. The first hit the ground and glass cut the officer’s leg. The second struck his head. He denied medical attention. Law enforcement officials from three agencies searched the area but didn’t find the two unknown suspects.
11 p.m., 3000 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe — suspicious circumstances. When they called the missing cell phone, last seen by the owner in a casino, a mysterious man answered and demanded $50 ransom. They were supposed to meet at the chamber of commerce but the man never showed. The phone service was canceled.
Monday, July 8
12:56 a.m., 15th Street and Venice Drive, South Lake Tahoe — drunk in public. A 19-year-old male spent the night in jail after stumbling and staggering in the street and running from the badge.
1:49 a.m., a motel on the 800 block of Lakeview Avenue, South Lake Tahoe –Egrand theft. A red $500 bike was chained to a pole but the owner now wonders where it has gone. Three wheels and a white basket were on the bike taken by an unknown bandit.
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