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Blotter II

Thursday, May 10

1:30 a.m. – 700 block of Tina Court – domestic battery. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of domestic battery that occurred at the 100 block of Tramway. The victim fled to the 700 block of Tina Court where deputies responded. They contacted a male on Tina Court who informed them that the victim of the domestic battery was inside his residence. The victim told police that she went to her ex-boyfriend’s residence to get her ferret. Her ex-boyfriend, Jason Howard, 21, of Stateline reportedly would not give the ferret back to her. When she insisted, Howard physically picked her up and moved her to the front door and requested that she leave. When the victim refused, Howard allegedly charged her. The victim became frightened and hid in a closet. When Howard tried to remove her, she kicked him in the face and a physical confrontation ensued. Howard allegedly choked the victim, grabbed her by the arm and began pushing her head into the wall. The victim showed signs of injury consistent with her report. Deputies went to Howard’s home and arrested him. He was transported to Lake Jail and booked for domestic battery.

Saturday, May 12



2:00 a.m. – Horizon Casino Resort – domestic battery. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a disturbance in a hotel room at the Horizon Resort and Casino. Upon arrival they found the victim standing in the hallway outside his room. They could hear his girlfriend Hwa Cha Yo, 24, of Sacramento inside the room yelling profanities at the victim. The victim reported that he left Yo in the casino to go back to their room. Yo followed shortly after. She was angry with the victim for leaving her in the casino and began yelling at him. The victim was sitting at a table in the room trying to eat his dinner. Yo struck him on the top of his head with a closed fist. Yo then grabbed the victim’s dinner and threw it on him. The victim then got up to defend himself and Yo began hitting and scratching his chest. The victim chose to remove himself from the room to stand in the hallway and wait for Yo to calm down. The victim showed injuries consistent with his story. He did not want to press charges but asked that Yo be removed because he feared another outburst when police left. Yo was transported to Lake Jail and booked for domestic battery.


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