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Saturday, April 22

3:25 a.m., Caesars Tahoe, Stateline – battery. Douglas County Sheriffs responded to a call from Caesars security requesting assistance in a 10-person altercation that occurred on the casino floor. Officers found Edgar Escubar Jr., 22, of Redwood City and Patrick McMahon, 29, of San Mateo bloody and already in hand restraints. During the melee, McMahon grabbed a security officer by the back of the neck and shoved his head into a slot machine. Escubar also struck an officer, hitting him in the stomach and face.

Friday, April 27



1:43 p.m., 3300 Block of U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – auto theft. Police arrested Shad Campbell, 20, of South Lake Tahoe when he tried to register a stolen vehicle at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

8 p.m., 100 block of Kahle Drive, Stateline – domestic battery. Douglas County Sheriffs arrested Luella Marie Fox, 36, of Stateline after she assaulted her 48-year-old husband and 48-year-old boyfriend, who all share the same residence. Apparently Fox’s husband was playing loud rap music and when she unplugged the speaker an argument broke out. She proceeded to repeatedly hit her boyfriend in the chest and face and struck her husband over the head with a telephone. Both men experienced minor cuts and bruises.



Saturday, April 28

8:25 p.m., corner of Highway 50 and Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – weapon offense. Police arrested Johnny Adams, 39, of South Lake Tahoe after he took out a kitchen knife with a 10-inch blade during an argument at a party.

Sunday, April 29

11 a.m., Sterling Village Retirement home, Meyers – felony vandalism. El Dorado County Sheriff deputies responded to a call from the Sterling Village Retirement Home owner. When deputies arrived they found spray painted walls, fire extinguishers discharged and broken doors. The letters DMZ were spray painted throughout the building.

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