Man arrested after rolling pickup truck
A 26-year-old Felton, Calif., man was arrested on felony drunken driving charges after he rolled his 1997 Toyota Tacoma on Dunlap Drive and injured one passenger, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
Laif McClellan reportedly walked away from the accident scene to escort his shook-up girlfriend to her house after the Sunday accident, the officer said.
Using information from one of the passengers, officers went to the girlfriend’s house. McClellan starting running from the police, the officer said.
He was captured and booked into El Dorado County Jail on charges including driving under the influence causing injury.
The female passenger was taken to Barton Memorial Hospital where she received care for a head contusion and a cut underneath her right eye.
In other news:
About $600 in DVDs and Nintendo game cartridges were taken from a residence on the 700 block of Patricia Lane, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
A neighbor reportedly saw three teenagers in the yard of the house where the Tuesday burglary took place. The teenagers said they were looking for a ball. The victim later came home and found the items missing. Police interviewed one of the boys, but came up empty when he had an alibi, the officer said.
Slippery conditions on Al Tahoe Boulevard contributed to a single vehicle rollover of a 1995 Toyota 4-Runner driven by a 49-year-old Carson City woman, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
The Monday morning accident shut down a segment of Al Tahoe Boulevard for a short time, the officer said. The woman was uninjured.
Thirty dollars that was hidden in a room at El Nido Motel was taken by somebody on Monday, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
Someone threw a small cinder block through the front window of a residence on the 1600 block of Glenwood Way on Saturday, causing an estimated $200 in damages, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
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