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S. Lake Tahoe crimes

by staff

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

Tuesday, April 6

1:06 a.m., Wildwood and Osgood avenues, South Lake Tahoe – Hit and run. A plow driver reported seeing a late model, dark blue Jimmy fail to negotiate a corner and slide into the Pinewood Lodge. The motel sustained damage to the a venting system and window.

6:47 p.m., 2500 block of Alma Ave., South Lake Tahoe – Petty theft. A man reported the theft of a snowboard and tattoo equipment from his residence.

7:08 p.m., 2500 block of Elwood Ave., South Lake Tahoe – Brandishing. Philip Jiminez, 44, of South Lake Tahoe was arrested on suspicion of brandishing a knife against a woman he claimed took a ring from him. The woman told police that a man named Phil, who lived down the street with his mother, had been in her apartment threatening her with a kitchen knife. She said she did refuse to give Jiminez a ring, but it had been a joke. Jiminez denied having a knife. He was also arrested on suspicion of violating his parole, and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

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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