Truckee Police Log: Burning Man, alleged road rage and drunken fights |

Truckee Police Log: Burning Man, alleged road rage and drunken fights

Staff report

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for Sept. 8-15, along with previously unreported incidents.


Following her trip to Burning Man, a female wanted to file a report for her lost purse. According to police, the woman believed she lost the purse somewhere in the Black Rock Desert while attending the celebration. The victim reported the purse contained her identification cards, and she requested officers file the report in order for her to attend her flight back home, according to police.

SEPT. 11

Police responded to a report of a physical altercation that occurred near a Donner Pass Road bar around 10:25 p.m. According to police, the suspect involved in the alleged confrontation took issue with bar security, which eventually turned physical. Upon arrival, officers investigated the situation and arrested the suspect on charges of being drunk in public.

SEPT. 12

Police responded to a single vehicle collision around 8:03 p.m. near Skiview Loop involving a driver trapped inside his vehicle, according to police. Upon further investigation, police report officers determined the driver to be under the influence. The driver was eventually extricated from the vehicle and placed under arrest on suspicions of DUI.

SEPT. 13

Following a reported road rage incident, police report responding to a call of a vandalized vehicle. No suspect was reported, but a report was taken, according to police.