Sunday, April 15
4 a.m., 3500 Block of Poney Express Way – speeding, recklessly evading arrest and parole violation. After a five mile high speed chase and a foot pursuit, South Lake Tahoe Police arrested Jonathan Spiros, 26, said Sgt. Steve O’Brien
Police tried to pull Spiros over for speeding. He sped up and hit speeds of up to 80 miles per hour in residential neighborhoods off Herbert Avenue. Police chased Spiros for five miles and discovered his vehicle at the corner of Saddle Road and Mackadie Way. Police pursued on foot and later found him hiding on the ground in the woods behind a residence at the 3500 block of Pony Express Way.
It was later discovered that Spiros was the subject a police call, which described a man fondling himself in front of a South Lake Tahoe grocery store. Spiros, however, was not charged with indecent exposure because he never actually exposed his genitals, O’Brien said.
Friday, April 13
1 a.m., 2500 Block of Bertha Avenue – auto theft and possession of a prescription drug without a prescription. Sean Broyles, 19, was arrested for stealing a car he sold earlier this month, said Sgt. Steve O’Brien
Broyles stole the 1998 Chevy Cavalier, which was running and unlocked in the victim’s driveway, from the 2500 block of Bertha Avenue.
The victim was in his house when he heard his car leaving. He ran outside and recognized the driver as Broyles, who drove away with two girls.
The victim spotted his vehicle at a residence on the same 2500 block of Bertha Avenue and called the police at 1 a.m., Saturday, April 14 and asked them to meet him.
Police went to the residence and Broyles answered the door. He was reportedly intoxicated. Police found a syringe and five pills of Darrocet.
Broyles said he took the car because the victim had defaulted on payments. Police are still investigating, but the victim had the vehicle in his name.
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