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Fire and Police report

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

Thursday Aug. 9

11:46 p.m., 1000 block of Fairway Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – burglary. Someone broke into a home a second time in two days and stole cigarettes and compact discs worth $30. Rita Evans, 52, told police the burglar entered her home through a bathroom window.



Friday Aug. 10

10:57 a.m., 900 block of Poplar Street, South Lake Tahoe – burglary. More than $400 in cash as well as $8 worth of cigars were stolen from the studio apartment of Ray Lyle, 37. The burglar forced open a screened window, police said.



Saturday Aug. 11

6:45 p.m., Echo Peak above Angora Lake, El Dorado County – search and rescue. David Roberts called 911 with a cell phone saying he was lost, dehydrated and needed help getting out of the woods. Seven members of El Dorado County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit and a helicopter were called out. Roberts, 38, of Burlingame, Calif., turned up more than a hour later at a home on Cochise Circle. He failed to call rescuers sooner because his cell phone had failed.

Secret Witness offers cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to the arrest and conviction of crime suspects. Anyone with information about crimes reported in California is asked to call (530) 541-6800. In Nevada, call (775) 586-7295.


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