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

Tuesday, May 1

9:15 p.m., 2000 block of C Street, South Lake Tahoe – vandalism. A 14-year-old boy threw a pizza on a kitchen floor, shattered the base of a lamp and pulled out a phone cord before a mother called police. An officer met and spoke with the parent then ticketed the boy for being disorderly and vandalizing his own home.



Wednesday, May 2

1:50 a.m., Lakeside Inn & Casino, Stateline – indecent exposure. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Lakeside Inn regarding a fight in progress. When they arrived they found Clinton Thomson, 23, of South Lake Tahoe in the custody of Lakeside security. Thomson was allegedly causing problems and was asked to leave the casino. Thomson complied, but as he was leaving security officers offered to call him a cab because he was intoxicated. Thomson agreed to take a cab. As he was waiting in the Lakeside foyer, he became abusive to security officers. He exposed his genitalia to one of the officers. The officer told Thomson to pull his pants up and warned him he would be detained for indecent exposure if he exposed himself again. Thomson complied with the officer’s request initially and then resumed exposing his genitalia. Lakeside officers detained Thomson and contacted sheriff’s deputies. When security tried to handcuff Thomson he began to fight. When deputies arrived, Thomson was cooperative. He was transported to the Lake Jail and booked for indecent exposure. His bail was set at $2,500.



8:57 a.m., 3400 block of U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – attempted burglary. A thief tried to break into Head to Toe hair salon for the second time. Someone tried to burglarize the store Monday night. Police said Tuesday night a chunk of asphalt was used to damage a wooden frame around the front door but no one entered the store.

Wednesday, May 2

1:50 a.m., Lakeside Inn & Casino-indecent exposure- Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Lakeside Inn regarding a fight in progress. When they arrived they found Clinton Thomson, 23, of South Lake Tahoe in the custody of Lakeside security. Thomson was allegedly causing problems and was asked to leave the casino. Thomson complied, but as he was leaving security officers offered to call him a cab because he was intoxicated. Thomson agreed to take a cab. As he was waiting in the Lakeside foyer, he became abusive to security officers. He exposed his genitalia to one of the officers. The officer told Thomson to pull his pants up and warned him he would be detained for indecent exposure if he exposed himself again. Thomson complied with the officer’s request initially and then resumed exposing his genitalia. Lakeside officers detained Thomson and contacted sheriff’s deputies. When security tried to handcuff Thomson he began to fight. When deputies arrived, Thomson was cooperative. Thomson was transported to the Lake Jail and booked for indecent exposure. His bail was set at $2,500.

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