North Tahoe crime log: Woman allegedly hurls frying pan, sets boat ablaze
TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Below is a selection of incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office press log for Aug. 17 through Sept. 12, as provided to the Sierra Sun by PCSO officials.
Officers responded to the 7200 block of North Lake Boulevard around 3:30 p.m. regarding a male suspect stealing an iPad from a nearby business. According to deputies, the suspect stole the iPad from an unstaffed hostess station as well as a cellphone from the accommodations he “paid for” with a reported fraudulent credit card. The suspect was arrested, charged with theft, possession of stolen property and a warrant out of San Francisco.
Officers placed a man into protective custody around 2:45 a.m. near the 1900 block of Squaw Valley Road in Olympic Valley after it was determined he was allegedly under the influence.
Responding to a 5 p.m. report of an alleged intoxicated female throwing items inside a truck near the 2500 block of Lake Forest in Tahoe City, deputies were brought to a nearby campground. An eyewitnesses told officers the suspect hurled a frying pan at the windshield of the victim’s car. Several minutes later, witnesses report hearing a loud explosion and seeing a boat on fire next to the suspect’s motor home. The suspect reportedly fled the scene.
Deputies report a man was placed into protective custody near the 8100 block of Speckled Street in Kings Beach around 12:15 p.m. due to his alleged high level of intoxication.
A man was turned over to CHP around 1:15 p.m. near the 500 block of North Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City on suspicions of driving under the influence, according to deputies.
Following a report of a man crashing into a bear box around 12:15 a.m. near Twin Peaks and Ward Creek in Tahoe City, deputies report the man admitted to drinking. He was turned over to CHP on DUI charges.
A woman was arrested near the 8500 block of Brook Avenue in Kings Beach on suspicion of being under the influence of methamphetamine, according to deputies.
Responding to a 1:45 a.m. family dispute near the 600 block of Pineland Drive, deputies placed a female under arrest on suspicions of being heavily intoxicated and allegedly not cooperating.
Deputies report officers placing a man into protective custody around 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Deer St. and Steelhead Ave. in Kings Beach due to his alleged high level of intoxication.
A man was pulled over around 7:30 p.m. near Agatam Ave. in Tahoe Vista while operating a dirt bike on a roadway, according to deputies. The man was subsequently turned over to CHP on suspicions of DUI.
Around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Bristlecone St. and Lake Forest Rd. in Tahoe City, deputies report pulling over a man for allegedly speeding and refusing to yield to officers. A pursuit ensued, leading to the suspect abandoning his vehicle and fleeing on foot. Deputies report officers were unable to locate the suspect.
Following a report of an alleged burglary, deputies were dispatched to the 4400 block of North Lake Blvd. in Carnelian Bay around 1:30 p.m. The report indicates that a male suspect broke into a residence, stealing marijuana, a jar of coins and two portable radios. Deputies report the suspect was found along with an alleged female accomplice. The two were arrested on charges of burglary and conspiracy.
Deputies report officers arresting a man on charges of public intoxication after he was discovered near the 8300 block of Trout St. in Kings Beach around 2:45 p.m. the man was found passed out on the sidewalk and unresponsive.
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