North Tahoe crime logs: Man learns pet lizards can’t ride the bus
Below is a selection of incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s press log for Aug. 21-31.
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 Nov. 3.
People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.
9am, 5000 Block Northstar Dr, Truckee: Sometime overnight, unknown suspect cut the cable lock and stole victim’s mountain bike and skateboard from the back of his truck.
6:45am, 1000 Block Commonwealth, Kings Beach: Male subject was taken into protective custody for public intoxication. No charges will be filed.
11am, 900 Block Northstar Dr, Truckee: On 8/4/16, an unknown suspect stole money from the petty cash drawer from a business.
3pm 4000 Block North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay: Sometime in the past month, an unknown suspect removed victim’s kayak from the Cedar Flat Homeowner’s Beach.
5:45pm, 8600 Dolly Varden, Kings Beach: Victim suspects a hired worker of stealing her laptop computer; $1,400 loss.
11am, 6800 Block west Lake Boulevard, Tahoma: Unknown suspect removed an unlocked cash box from a business around 6pm the day prior.
11pm, 7600 Block Kingswood, Tahoe Vista: Report taken for a verbal argument between a male and female. No crime committed.
8am, 7600 Block Kingswood, Tahoe Vista: Report taken (again) for a verbal argument between a male and female. No crime committed.
10am, 9900 Block Pelican, Kings Beach: Unknown suspect spray painted victim’s fence sometime in the past few days.
10:30am, 1100 Block Whitehall, Tahoe Vista: Sometime overnight, an unknown suspect removed $5 in loose change from victim’s unlocked vehicle.
3pm, 900 Block McKinney Creek, Homewood: Unknown suspect stole a tire off a generator from the property of a business.
11am, 100 Block West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: U.S. Forest Service made contact with two male subjects for illegal camping and contacted PCSO for assistance. It was determined that one subject illegally transported 40 rounds of ammunition from Nevada. Subject was cited on a misdemeanor charge.
6:30pm, 1700 Block West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Four adults and two children ordered $80 worth of food and left without paying.
10:45am, 800 Block West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Sometime overnight, an unknown suspect cut a church banner in half. Roughly $100 replacement cost.
1pm, 300 Block Chris, Tahoe City: Victim suspects his ex-roommate of breaking into his residence and taking several personal items.
7:15pm. 200 Block Chipmunk, Kings Beach: Unknown suspect obtained victim’s debit card information and made two online purchases totaling $500.
10:30pm, 100 Block Grove, Tahoe City: Unknown suspect broke out the window of victim’s vehicle, nothing taken.
9:45pm, intersection of 89/Cathedral, Tahoe City: Report taken for trespassing. Bus driver reported a subject who refused to exit the bus after boarding with a pet lizard, which is not allowed. Suspect was cited.
3:30am, 8500 Block North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach: Three masked suspects broke the glass door of a business attempting to make entry. The suspects were unsuccessful and fled.
11:15am, 7700 Block North, Tahoe Vista: Unknown suspect removed $300 of personal items from victim’s unlocked vehicle sometime overnight.
9:20am, 8400 Block Rainbow, Kings Beach: Pursuant to an argument, suspect threw a flashlight at the victim, causing injury. Victim desired prosecution, and suspect was arrested for battery and an outstanding warrant.
8pm, Secline Beach, Kings Beach: Deputies responded to a report of a female passed out on the beach. Female was located with an empty vodka bottle lying next to her. She was taken into protective custody for public intoxication. No charges will be filed.
8am, 11000 Block Silver Fir, Truckee: Unknown suspect scammed victim by selling him a fake Burning Man ticket.
3:30pm, intersection of highways 28/267, Kings Beach: Two male subjects ensued in a physical altercation during a road rage incident. The victim required stitches to his lip and desires prosecution.