Sierra Sun newspaper, U.S. Geological Survey offices burglarized |

Sierra Sun newspaper, U.S. Geological Survey offices burglarized

Staff report
The interior entry door to the U.S. Geological Survey office in Truckee is seen smashed Friday morning.
Kevin MacMillan / Sierra Sun |

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Sierra Sun newspaper’s office in Truckee will be closed all day Friday, Sept. 18, due to an overnight burglary and vandalism incident.

A suspect or suspects broke into the office at 10775 Pioneer Trail, Unit No. 101, sometime overnight Thursday, according to the Truckee Police Department.

The adjoining office of the U.S. Geological Survey in Unit 102 at 10775 Pioneer Trail was also broken into around the same time, according to police.

No one was hurt in ether incident.

Nothing appeared to be stolen; however, both the USGS and Sun offices sustained considerable damage, including broken windows and busted and tampered locks.

Truckee Police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are investigating.

Should anyone require immediate assistance from the Sierra Sun, please email Editor Kevin MacMillan at, and we will work our hardest to accommodate your needs.

You can also visit our Incline Village branch at 925 Tahoe Blvd. Unit No, 206, and staff there will gladly assist.