North Tahoe crime logs: $5,200 engagement ring stolen from hotel room
EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is a selection of incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s press log for Aug. 13-19. The Sierra Sun publishes crime logs for the Tahoe portion of Placer County as they are provided by PCSO. These logs for August were emailed to the Sun on Oct. 13. People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.
10:30am, 8400 Block North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach: victim reported that her ex-boyfriend stole her purse and violated a restraining order.
1pm, Highway 28/Fox, Kings Beach: Pursuant to a drunk male causing a disturbance in a restaurant, suspect was arrested for public intoxication.
7pm 3100 Block Lake Forest, Tahoe City: During an argument, a male suspect slapped victim across his face. Another victim claims the same suspect vandalized his truck. A citizen’s arrest form was signed. One hour later, the suspect threw glass jars at both victims causing injury. Suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.
7pm, 200 Block Beaver, Kings Beach: Report taken for threats exchanged between neighbors.
8:45am, Tahoe Rim Trail/Blackwood Canyon: A search was initiated for two hikers who were too tired to continue their journey. CHP helicopter located them and flew them to safety.
4:30pm, 8300 Block Trout, Kings Beach: Two unrelated subjects were cited for selling food out of the back of their vehicles.
12:15pm, Secline Beach, Kings Beach: Male subject was found passed out on the beach and subsequently taken into custody for public intoxication.
5pm, 13000 Block Ritz Carlton Drive, Truckee: Unknown suspect stole victim’s $5,200 engagement ring from her hotel room.
7pm, 100 Block River, Tahoe City: Female suspect was cited and released for shoplifting.
8:30am, 4100 Block Nightingale, Carnelian Bay: Unknown suspect posed as victim’s contractor and sent her an invoice for $5,000 — in which the victim promptly wired the suspect the money.
11am Highway 28/Gull, Kings Beach: When a male driver was stopped for a moving violation, he lied about his identity to a police officer and it was determined he had no driver’s license or insurance and had an outstanding warrant out of El Dorado County. Suspect was arrested.