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Staff reports

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

Sunday Sept. 30

1 p.m., Camp Richardson Resort Marina, El Dorado County – boat theft. Someone opened an unlocked sliding glass window on a 1974 Renell boat and stole a $200 compact disc player. The crime occurred between Sept. 23 and Sept. 30.

Monday Oct. 1

10 a.m., 1970 U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – gasoline theft. The owner of Steve’s Transmission called police after he found a car parked at his shop that had it’s gas cap pried open. Steve Jaques, 41, of Woodfords, said gas has been stolen from cars at his shop sporadically during the last three months.

Wednesday Oct. 3

3:32 p.m., 3368 U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – bomb threat. Someone called the Preventive Dental Center and said to an employee: “How would you like a bomb in your office?” The caller was upset because she was told the earliest appointment she could get would be in November. The call was tracked back to the Value Inn with star 69, but police didn’t arrest anyone.

7:55 p.m., 2000 block of Palmira Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – under the influence of a controlled substance. Police said they found a 17-year-old boy under the influence of cocaine when they were out investigating a battery.

9:15 p.m., 2000 block of Palmira Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – domestic battery. Police arrested Juan Padilla, 20, of South Lake Tahoe, for battery and being drunken in public. Padilla hit a 43-year-old woman in the nose, causing it to bleed, police said.

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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