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

Sunday Aug. 19

9:40 p.m., Bill’s Lake Tahoe Casino, Stateline – trespass, battery. Dennis Mahnkey, 43, was arrested when he came back into a casino after he was told to stay away. A security officer told a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy that Mahnkey kicked him in the shin.

Tuesday Aug. 21

11:29 p.m., Juniper Drive and Kingsbury Grade, Stateline – domestic battery. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies arrested Ana Kastner, 36, of Stateline, on suspicion that she scratched the forearms of a 36-year-old man also from Stateline. Deputies said Kastner was intoxicated when she told them she was upset because she made the man a chicken dinner and he didn’t eat it.

Thursday Aug. 23

9:12 a.m., 3700 Blackwood Road, South Lake Tahoe – burglary. A home at Heavenly Valley Trailer Park was broken into while the renter spent several days in Southern California. Mark Andrews, manager of the park, told police that someone watched television in his trailer and stole $150 worth of orange soccer uniforms. Police said the burglar entered the trailer by prying open the front door.

Sunday Aug. 26

6:10 p.m., 800 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe – battery. A teen-ager walking by with a skateboard punched Thomas Thunell, 41, of South Lake Tahoe. Thunell told police he wants the boy arrested if he can be found. Thunell described the suspect as white, 14 or 15 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 150 pounds, wearing a white T-shirt, jeans and tennis shoes.

7:23 p.m., 900 Edgewood Circle, South Lake Tahoe – domestic violence, violation of court order. Police arrested Raul Lamangan, 35, of South Lake Tahoe, after they found him at a woman’s house where a court order required him not to be. The 35-year-old woman told an officer that Lamangan put her in a headlock.

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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