November 12, 2018 — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a small fire that caused major damage to a classroom at Sierra House Elementary School Sunday night. Lake Valley Fire Protection District initially responded to an activated fire alarm call at 9:35 p.m. Sunday, according to the district.
November 8, 2018 — STATELINE, Nev. — A dozen people are facing felony charges for drug trafficking after the completion of a nine-month investigation conducted by Douglas County and South Lake Tahoe. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, it was announced that undercover agents infiltrated a Lake Tahoe drug sales ring
November 6, 2018 — Authorities have released the names of two South Lake Tahoe police detectives involved in the fatal shooting of a man suspected of committing a violent crime spree prior to the incident. Veteran law enforcement officers Jake Herminghaus and Ross Molesworth, both detectives with the South
November 5, 2018 — A week-long search for a missing hiker ended Saturday when Sacramento resident Bradley Dozier’s body was found at the base of a cliff in Alpine County. Alpine County Undersheriff Spencer Case reported that Dozier died as a result of a fall 200 feet down cliff
November 4, 2018 — Before he was wanted in the armed robbery of a Carson City yogurt shop, a man who was killed in a running shootout with Lake Tahoe police was being sought in a Gardnerville Ranchos home invasion. Billy Jo Johnson, 34, was killed in the Meyers
November 2, 2018 — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects involved in burglaries at the Stateline Storage Units on Kingsbury Grade. A reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the suspects. Reporting parties
November 1, 2018 — Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed by police Monday as the suspect in a Carson City robbery. The Carson City Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that it believes Billy Jo Johnson, 34, was behind an Oct. 22 armed robbery at Fruitilandia yogurt
October 31, 2018 — Searchers are scouring the peaks around Upper Blue Lake campground in search for a man who went hiking on Saturday and has yet to return. Alpine County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue are using teams on foot and in the air to look for Brad
October 31, 2018 — A South Lake Tahoe man who pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the South Tahoe Pop Warner Football and Cheer Association was sentenced earlier this month in El Dorado County Superior Court.
October 30, 2018 — Authorities have identified the man who engaged law enforcement in a shootout and chase before being shot and killed by a police officer. Billy Jo Johnson, 34, succumbed to injuries Monday after leading police on a multi-county chase, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s
October 20, 2018 — An Incline Village man charged with child abuse has turned himself while maintaining his innocence. Nicholas Lightfoot, 39, turned himself in to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Friday after learning that a warrant had been issued for his arrest, according to his attorney Theresa Ristenpart.
October 19, 2018 — It has been five months since the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help locating an Incline Village man accused of child abuse and domestic violence. And on Friday law enforcement put out another call for any information regarding the whereabouts of 39-year-old
October 17, 2018 — The trial of a homeless man in connection with a stabbing murder in a Stateline hotel room has been delayed until Nov. 26. Jose Rodriguez-Quezada is accused of killing a Reno man and taking his vehicle. Rodriguez-Quezada was indicted by the Douglas County grand jury
October 10, 2018 — A South Lake Tahoe man is in custody after confessing that he killed his girlfriend, according to police. Law enforcement learned around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday that Paul Hollingsworth, 60, told a family member that he killed his 70-year-old girlfriend. Officers responded to their residence in
October 9, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Secret Witness is offering a $250 reward in connection with a series of vehicle burglaries along Mount Rose Highway from cars parked at trailheads and recreation areas between Lake Tahoe and Reno. Authorities say the thefts occurred over the past two months
September 29, 2018 — A 65-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle in an apparent accident Friday in South Lake Tahoe. Police responded to the 2800 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. They found a 65-year-old man in Lake Tahoe Boulevard west of
September 14, 2018 — Authorities have identified a man who may have drowned in Lake Tahoe earlier this month. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was called around 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 regarding a possible drowning on Lake Tahoe near Nevada Beach. Chaitanya Datla, a 32-year-old man from Cameron