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

Monday Sept. 24

1 a.m., Caesars Tahoe, Stateline – grand theft. More than $2,800 worth of jewelry was taken from luggage left with the bell desk at a casino, according to the owner of the jewelry, Janet Ankley, 45, of Roseville, Calif. She told deputies the jewelry, a tennis bracelet with three diamonds, a blue topaz ring, a necklace with a gold pendant and a pair silver earrings, was left in a hard-sided gray case in her luggage.

Tuesday Sept. 25

11:39 p.m., Kahle Drive and Michelle Drive, Stateline – possession of marijuana and a firearm. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies stopped a silver 1985 Chevrolet Celebrity for speeding on Kahle Drive. The driver, Jesse Stone, 20, of Stateline, told the deputy there was a rifle and shotgun in the trunk because he had been out shooting in the desert the day before with David Dempster. Dempster, 18, of South Lake Tahoe was a passenger in Stone’s car. Dempster had been convicted of possession of stolen property in the past and was not allowed near a gun. He was booked on suspicion of being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm and for a pipe he had that had marijuana residue in it.

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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