Tahoe woman arrested after allegedly refusing to leave car for officers
March 20, 2009
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE ” On March 17, about 10:15 p.m., officers stopped a gold Volvo on Pioneer Trail near Glenwood Way that had expired plates. The occupants of the vehicle, a 40-year-old woman and a 71-year-old woman, both were found to have misdemeanor warrants for their arrest, according to South Lake Tahoe police Lt. Marty Hale.
The older woman locked the doors to the vehicle and refused to come out, Hale said. A tow truck driver was summoned, who used a tool to unlock the car. Both women were booked into the El Dorado County Jail. In addition to the warrants, the older woman was booked on suspicion of obstructing an officer.
The following information is from the South Lake Tahoe police incident log.
” On March 14, about 6:15 a.m., officers were on the lookout for a gold Jeep Cherokee after a hit-and-run at a Lake Tahoe Boulevard motel.
” On March 14, about 11:15 a.m., a Deer Park Avenue resident reported that someone had spread rice throughout her home to attract mice in an attempt to terrorize her.
” On March 14, about 7:15 p.m., a June Way resident reported that the front door was unlocked and someone had taken the dog. Officers later learned that a neighbor had seen the dog running down the street earlier that day. The missing pet was entered into the dog log.
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” On March 14, about 8:30 p.m., dispatch received an emergency call from Margaret Avenue in which no voices were heard but there was a sound of typing. The caller was determined to be OK but possibly had been drinking.
” On March 15, about 12:10 a.m., an Osborne Avenue resident said she saw a flash while she was in her hot tub and believed someone had taken her photo from across the fence. Small footprints, possibly belonging to a juvenile male, were found in the area.
” On March 15, about 2:30 a.m., a man was found with scratches on his face near the corner of Pasadena and San Jose avenues and was transported by medics. It appeared the man had fallen off a bike; the bicycle was taken for safekeeping.