Weather, revelers keep officers busy
A 20-year-old man from Moore Park, Calif., went to Barton Memorial Hospital for care after he got jumped by two men he threw a snowball at, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
The 20-year-old was in the pool at Embassy Suites Resort on Friday night when the two men tracked snow in the pool area, the officer said. A snowball was thrown at the two men and the result was a swollen face and knocked-out teeth for the 20-year-old, the officer said.
In other news:
n A 2002 green, locked Subaru Forester with more than $2,000 in skis and boots was stolen from the parking lot at the Crescent V Shopping Center sometime Thursday night or early Friday morning, a South Lake Tahoe police officer said.
n A Christmas Day fight in the parking lot at McDonald’s in South Lake Tahoe left two angry men with warnings from police officers.
The fight reportedly happened in the parking lot, when a man in a black Ford truck allegedly reached into the car window of another man and punched him. The man who reportedly punched the man in the car said the other man made threats and hit him first.
Officers advised the men to cool off.
n Police arrested a man on a felony driving-under-the-influence charge after he allegedly caused an accident at Ski Run Boulevard and Birch Avenue at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 25. The accident involved four vehicles. No injuries were reported.
n Police responded Dec. 25 to a report of a dog jumping on the back of a man and scratching him on Manzanita Avenue. The dog owner was given a warning.
n A vehicle was reportedly hit with paint balls on Dec. 26 at Shehadi Motors, 1855 Lake Tahoe Blvd. No damage was done to the car. Extra patrol will be given to the car lot, police said.
n There was a report of an Emerald Bay Road restaurant continually dumping snow on a neighbor’s property. The business owner was advised on Dec. 26 to stop putting snow on other people’s property.
n A home under construction was reported to have a window shot out on Eloise Avenue sometime between Christmas Day and Dec. 26.
n Three people were reportedly drunk and causing a ruckus at Carrows Restaurant at about 6 p.m. on Dec. 26. They were contacted by police, who learned the people didn’t have any money to pay the bill.
n South Lake Tahoe police responded to a loud party Dec. 27 at 1:54 a.m. on Moss Road in South Lake Tahoe. According to the person who filed the complaint, the music and the people were so loud that the floor was vibrating. When police arrived, however, the party had quieted to a tolerable level.
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