North Tahoe crime logs: Suspects hurl racial remarks at KB Uber driver
Below is a selection of incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s press log for Jan. 1-15.
The Sierra Sun publishes crime logs for the Tahoe portion of Placer County as they are provided by PCSO, and as time and space allow.
These logs for December were emailed to the Sun on Feb. 16. People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.
1:15am, 1900 Block Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley: Male subject was located passed out in sub-zero temps. Subject was taken into protective custody for public intoxication. No charges filed.
2am, 1900 Block Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley: Male subject was found sleeping in a standing position, leaning against a vehicle. Subject was taken into protective custody for public intoxication. No charges filed.
2:30am, 1900 Block Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley: A scuffle ensued after a male subject showed up at his RV to find an unwanted suspect squatting. The intoxicated suspect refused to leave, so the victim shoved him out of the RV, and the suspect incurred lacerations to his forehead when he fell on the ice. No prosecution desired on either end.
3:15am, Highway 28/Coon, Kings Beach: An Uber driver picked up three subjects who yelled racial remarks at him and hit his car with a pole. Incident report taken for documentation. Victim does not wish prosecution.
6am, 6900 Block North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe Vista: Report taken for a domestic disturbance. Female slapped her boyfriend in the face and pointed a knife at him. Female was arrested for domestic battery and brandishing a weapon.
11:30am, 5000 Block Northstar, Truckee: Unknown suspect stole 5 pairs of skis, ski boots and peppermint schnapps from victim’s locked camper shell. $5,300 loss.
11:55pm, 3200 Block Polaris, Tahoe City: Male subject wired $2,000 to unknown suspect for a vacation rental off Craigslist. The victim and family showed up and were let in by the cleaning lady. Whilst sleeping, the property owner showed up and told him that he was scammed. The owner allowed the family to spend the night as it was late, below 20 degrees and the family had young children.
10am, 7800 Block North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe Vista: A male and female entered a store and attempted to pay for groceries with a bad check. When the check was declined, they left without paying.
11:30pm, 100 Block West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Unknown suspect vandalized victim’s front door while he was home.
11:15am, 7600 Block North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe Vista:
Unknown suspect stole 6 pairs of skis off of victim’s vehicle, including the locked ski rack the skis were attached to.
11:20am, Highway 28/Bear, Kings Beach: Male subject began tailgating an unmarked patrol car. He proceeded to honk, flash his lights then veered onto a side street. The deputy followed the vehicle now speeding in the grid. Subject was pulled over and cited for reckless driving and counseled about road rage.
1:30pm, 2700 Block North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Unknown suspect stole victim’s unlocked bicycle left outside the victim’s apartment.
9:15am, 5000 Block Northstar, Truckee: Victim filled out an online report stating an unknown suspect stole his snowboard from the resort. No further details.
10:15am, 200 Block Mankato Place, Homewood: Unknown suspect shot a BB gun into victim’s window, causing $5,000 in damage.
5:30pm 5000 Block Northstar, Truckee:”On 12/27/16, an unknown suspect stole victim’s skis and poles while she was lunching at the mid mountain lodge.
5:30pm 700 Block McKinney Creek, Tahoma: During a domestic incident between husband and wife, a male bystander stabbed the male in the stomach, in an act of self-defense. The suspect (of domestic violence) was transported to the hospital. Charges are still pending.
10:20pm, 1900 Block Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley: Report taken for a battery. Three males got into a verbal argument. The two male victims were intoxicated and could not provide many details. The suspect punched both victims in the face; one was transported to the hospital. Later, one victim said he was actually jumped by 3-4 males, but no prosecution desired.
12pm, 4000 Block Ski View, Truckee: Victim showed up to her vacation condo to find all the family’s ski equipment was stolen from their storage locker. $4,100 loss.
10:30am, 2600 Block Cedar, Homewood: Unknown suspect broke into a locked shed and stole a $1,500 snowblower.
12:45pm 8600 Block North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach: Unknown suspect broke into victim’s vehicle and stole his iPhone and wallet.
3:30pm, 3000 Block River, Olympic Valley: Five different subjects were cited for purchasing alcohol for a minor during an ABC sting. One subject was cited for urinating in public.
4:30pm, 3000 Block Cedarwood, Tahoe City: Report taken for a domestic disturbance, no arrest made, no prosecution desired.
4:45pm 8600 Block Salmon, Kings Beach: Female suspect was arrested for domestic battery against her boyfriend.
11:50pm 100 Block West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City: Unknown suspect slashed all 4 tires and broke two windows of victim’s vehicle. $,1600 in damages.
2:45am, Highway 28/Agatam, Tahoe Vista
Male subject was pulled over for speeding and subsequently turned over to CHP for suspected DUI.
12:45pm, 4100 Block Courchevel, Homewood: Report taken for trespassing. Unknown suspect(s) used victim’s hot tub and barbecue sometime in the past two weeks.