North Tahoe crime logs: Ax-swinging man passes out face down in the woods
TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Below is a selection of incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s press log for July 8-17.
1:30am, Highway 28/Agatam, Tahoe Vista: Pursuant to arriving at the scene of a vehicle accident, male driver was turned over to CHP for suspected DUI.
7:45am, 7700 Block, Pinedrop, Tahoe Vista: Male subject was reported as being “high on drugs” and out of control. Suspect was located on the roof of the house and was eventually talked down to a balcony by deputies. The suspect then jumped off the balcony and fled the scene. The suspect was later located and arrested for escaping from house arrest, resisting and vandalism.
10:30am, 3100 Block, Lake Forest, Tahoe City: Sometime on July 4th, an unknown suspect stole victim’s locked mountain bike from her deck.
12am, 500 Block, North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Three male subjects ensued in a drunken bar fight. Victim woke up with a possible broken nose and hand, but had no recollection of the details. Victim decided later not to pursue charges.
6pm, 700 Block, Bear, Kings Beach: Pursuant to a male swinging an ax and yelling at people, the male was located passed out face down in the woods and taken into protective custody for public intoxication.
7pm, 5200 Block, North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay: Report taken for suspicious circumstances. Female reported that her ex-boyfriend flew out from the east coast to confront her about their relationship. He followed her in her vehicle and proceeded to block her on a dead end street. Female felt threatened and called 911.
12:40am, 500 Block, North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Incident report taken for an intoxicated male subject who walked into the bar and starting yelling vulgar remarks to patrons. Someone ended up punching him in the mouth and he left on foot.
2:30am, Brook/Fox, Kings Beach: Female subject was pulled over for expired registration was subsequently arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Placer County.
1:30pm, 100 Block West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Male subject was arrested for public intoxication and 2 Placer County warrants.
2:30pm, 100 Block, Speedboat, Kings Beach: Two Santa Cruz mountain bikes were stolen from victim’s residence. One bike was later recovered, the other is still outstanding.
10pm, 1900 Block, Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley: Male subject alleges that he was hit in the face and robbed of $300 by an unknown suspect. Due to victim’s concussion and level of intoxication, he was unable to provide any details. There were no witnesses.
2:30pm, 6600 Block, Donner, Tahoe Vista: Male subject followed his ex-girlfriend (again) to Truckee and then back to the Lake. Victim felt threatened but suspect did not attempt contact.
8pm, Highway 89/Fairway, Tahoe City: Report taken for a road rage incident that occurred through a construction zone. The driver was cited and released for reckless driving.
12am, 8600 Block, North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach: Male subject was arrested for public intoxication after causing a disturbance at two different locations.
12pm, 8700 Block, North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach: Sometime overnight, an unknown suspect smashed the rear and passenger windows out of victim’s vehicle.
12:30pm, 9200 Block, Heartwood, Truckee: Unknown suspect stole a miter and beam saw out of the garage of a house under construction. $1,400 loss.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User