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

Sunday Sept. 30

9:36 a.m., 200 block of Quaking Aspen Lane, Upper Kingsbury – burglary. Someone broke into the rear cab window of a black 1996 Ford Ranger and stole more than $1,500 worth of compact discs, clothing, and a radar detector. Bryan Madsen, 20, of Stateline, said his truck was burglarized overnight Saturday in a private parking area.

Monday Oct. 1

6 p.m., Caesars Tahoe, Stateline – grand theft. A manager at Caesars Wedding Chapel left camera equipment unlocked in an office overnight Sunday. Suzanne Nielsen, 58, of Carson City returned the next day and could not locate her Nikon camera, a lens and a strobe light, all valued at more than $2,800.

8:30 p.m., Horizon Casino Resort, Stateline – petty larceny. A cell phone worth $130 was stolen from the purse of Dora Candara, 44, of Santa Clara, Calif. She told a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy that she left her purse unattended as she hurried from room to room for a hair show at the casino. She called her missing phone and a man answered, laughing into its receiver.

10:30 p.m., Harveys Resort Casino, Stateline – civil protective custody. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies woke Oscar Osario, 36, of Los Angeles, who was sleeping under a parking garage at the casino. Osario was so intoxicated he couldn’t stand on his own and was taken to jail to sober up, a deputy reported.

Tuesday Oct. 2

6 a.m., Caesars Tahoe, Stateline – obtaining money under false pretenses. Chris Harootunian, a security manager at the casino, told a deputy that a check for a $1,000 was sent to the wrong business and was cashed on July 27 instead of returned. The check was sent to a company in Incline instead of Alpine Event Services.

4 p.m., Ridge Tahoe, 400 Ridge Club Drive, Upper Kingsbury Grade – grand theft. The owner of a timeshare at Ridge Tahoe reported cash missing from her purse and her friend’s purse. Neoma Goodman, 67, of Livonia, Mich., reported $800 in cash gone. Alice Redmond, 54, of Hurricane, W. Va., lost $200. They told a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy it may have been stolen from their condo or when their car was parked near Emerald Bay.

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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