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Police Blotter

Staff reports

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

Monday Oct. 8

6:19 a.m., 1801 U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – vandalism. A tan 1986 GMC Jimmy was sprayed with white paint overnight Sunday. It was parked in a lot at Sierra Garden Apartments.

Sunday Oct. 7

2:02 p.m., 919 Lake Road, Tahoe Meadows, South Lake Tahoe – battery. Alfred Schmidt, 80, told police a 70-year-old neighbor hit him and shoved him to the ground repeatedly. Schmidt said his neighbor was angry because he put several wooden stakes in the man’s property to determine the right-of-way alongside Azure Road. Police are investigating the incident.

3 p.m., 900 block of Edgewood Circle, South Lake Tahoe – violation of court order. Police arrested Raul Lamangan, 35, of South Lake Tahoe in front of a home on Edgewood. A restraining order required that he not be within 100 yards of the residence.

7:50 p.m., 1300 block of Herbert Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – child endangerment. Kathleen Ripoli, 47, of South Lake Tahoe, was arrested after her husband found his children, 7 and 8, unattended outside while she was passed out drunk on the couch. She was booked on suspicion of child endangerment and habitually drinking in the presence of a child.

11:16 p.m., 4010 U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – recovered stolen car. High Sierra Patrol, a private security company at South Shore, told police that a black 1986 Pontiac Firebird had been parked behind Raley’s for days. Police ran a check and discovered the car had been reported by the Citrus Heights Police Department near Sacramento as stolen.

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