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Crime log –Burglary suspect nabbed in stolen car

At the casino corridor last Thursday night, Douglas County sheriff’s deputies were looking at a picture of a suspect in vehicle burglaries when the man was spotted driving by in a black Volkswagen Jetta.

Deputies pulled Brian Kuntz, 29, over in front of Harveys Resort Casino . When asked, Kuntz said he did not have a driver’s license, identification and paperwork regarding the vehicle, which was with his wallet in Sacramento, a deputy said.

Deputies later learned the vehicle was stolen from Southern California and a compact disc was taken from Utah, a deputy said.



“I was going to tell you when you first came up but I figured you would find out anyway,” Kuntz allegedly told deputies. “Actually, I want to thank you.”

Kuntz was later placed into custody and booked into Douglas County Jail on no bail. Kuntz reportedly had two felony warrants from South Lake Tahoe Police Department and the Florida Department of Corrections.




In other news:

More than $5,000 in tools was reported stolen Monday at an Avalanche Resort Beach office, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said. A tile saw, wet- stone polisher, diamond blade and 38 assorted tools were located in the office, the officer said. The resort is undergoing a remodel, the officer added.

A South Lake Tahoe female reported Monday her $1,200 Gateway laptop computer and $100 in coins were stolen from her residence at the 2000 block of 10th Street, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.

A Las Vegas couple reported $250 missing from their suitcase while they were preparing to check out of Horizon Casino Resort on Wednesday morning, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy said.


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