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blotter 7/23

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

Thursday July 19

4:34 p.m.,1150 Lodi Ave., South Lake Tahoe – wildland fire. South Lake Tahoe Fire investigators believe a fire that burned a 30-foot by 30-foot area was started by children playing with matches. The blaze was sparked in a vacant lot and spread to a nearby fence. U.S. Forest Service firefighters assisted on the fire. South Lake Tahoe Fire had the scene cleared at 5:02 p.m.

Friday July 20

10:32 a.m., 4081 Lakeshore Blvd., South Lake Tahoe – burglary. Someone stole disposable cameras, batteries and suntan lotion worth $780 from The Lakeside Beach and Grill. Police said the beach business was pried into at 4:30 a.m. when an alarm company reported an activation to the owner.

Sunday July 22

5:17 a.m., Plateau Circle, Eldorado National Forest – wildland fire. A 20-foot by 20-foot fire burned a log and grass in a meadow next to where Lake Christopher used to be. Lake Valley firefighters and U.S. Forest Service could not determine the cause of the fire. Lake Valley cleared the scene at 6:45 a.m.

10:30 a.m., 3600 U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – burglary. Mulligans Irish Pub was broken into overnight on Saturday and money was stolen from a jukebox. At press time, police did not release the amount of money taken.

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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