Mercedes left for valet is stolen
April 12, 2005
Thinking that leaving his 1983 Mercedes in front of Caesars Tahoe valet attendant’s office would be sufficient to get his car parked, a 59-year-old Stockton man was surprised to find the vehicle stolen, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy said.
The man parked his car Saturday at 2:30 a.m. in front of the office. Video surveillance recorded a white male in his early 20s entering the car at 5:57 a.m. and driving off eastbound on Highway 50.
The man who took the vehicle was described as having brown hair and medium build and wearing a black and white shirt.
In other news:
— Whiskey Dick’s Saloon was given a 10-day suspension of its liquor license for selling alcohol to a minor, said John Carr, spokesman for California’s Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Carr said the establishment can’t sell alcohol from April 5 to Friday. This is the first penalty for Whiskey Dick’s Saloon, Carr said. The bar opened in early 2004 at the Town & Country Center on Lake Tahoe Boulevard.
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— Five real estate signs from Windermere Distinctive Homes International were reported stolen from Glenbrook homes, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy said.
The signs are each worth $75 to $100. The signs disappeared between March 29 to April 5.