Truckee Police logs: 15 DUI arrests over 14-day span
Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for Nov. 18 to Dec. 2, along with previously unreported incidents
Suspect pushed his wife, causing the victim to suffer visible injury to her hand. The suspect was arrested for domestic violence and was booked without incident.
Unknown person spray-painted graffiti on a town of Truckee road sign and utility pole. Report was taken.
Suspect stopped for vehicle code violations. Investigation led to arrest of the subject for DUI alcohol.
Suspect was arrested for DUI of prescription medication.
A non injury hit and run accident occurred on private property. Officers located the suspect’s vehicle and the driver was arrested for DUI.
An elderly man was struck by a vehicle while crossing a crosswalk and knocked to the ground. He suffered superficial injuries and was able to walk home, assisted by a Truckee Police officer. Accident report taken.
Reporting party reported a small hazmat spill on their property. The spill was contained and cleaned. Informational report taken.
An individual was stopped while driving a motor vehicle for speeding and improper following distance. After investigation, the 20-year-old male was arrested for DUI and booked into Nevada County Jail.
Officers responded to a non-injury accident. After investigation it was determined that one of the drivers was DUI of alcohol and was arrested.
Reporting party stated his surveillance recorded two males approaching his garage early in the morning. Nothing was damaged or stolen. Report was taken for information only.
Ten gallons of diesel fuel was spilled from a truck onto the roadway on Business Park Drive. Nevada County Environmental Health was on scene and the California Office of Emergency Services was notified.
Officers responded to a fight in front of a restaurant on Donner Pass Road. Female subject was arrested for domestic violence and drunk in public.
Driver pulled over for erratic driving and was subsequently arrested for DUI.
A traffic stop resulted in the driver of the vehicle being arrested for DUI.
Reporting party reported civil problems regarding care of mother. The reporting party requested wellbeing check for the mother and report for information.
A subject who was staggering down the roadway was contacted and found so intoxicated he could not care for himself. He was arrested and booked into jail.
A traffic stop resulted in the driver being arrested for DUI.
Vehicle was located crashed into embankment by off duty police officer. The driver was inside the vehicle and was arrested for DUI.
Unknown person shot a BB or pellet through window of reporting party’s vehicle, shattering the window. Vandalism report was taken.
Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violations and the driver was arrested for DUI.
Welfare check on a vehicle with damage was pulled to the side of the roadway. The damage was found to be pre-existing and the driver was found to be DUI. He was arrested and booked.
A two-vehicle minor collision was reported in downtown area. One of the drivers was arrested for DUI.
Officers took a report of a non-injury collision. Prior to officer’s arrival, one of the involved parties left, was located and found to have been DUI of alcohol. He was arrested and booked without incident.
Male and female in a dating relationship got into verbal confrontation which resulted in the male half pushing the female half to the ground and grabbing her neck. The male half was arrested and booked.
Vehicle stopped for vehicle code violations. The driver was found to be DUI and was arrested. During the DUI investigation of the driver, the passenger stepped out of the vehicle and did not obey orders to keep a distance away while recording the investigation. The passenger showed signs of intoxication and was determined to be too intoxicated to care for himself. During his arrest, he resisted officers attempts to place him in handcuffs. Both suspects were booked.
Reporting party was waiting for a train and lost a cell phone, ID and money. The cell phone was found and returned.
Officers took a report of a stolen vehicle.
A subject was contacted after stumbling into the street. He was found to be intoxicated to care for his safety and was arrested. He was booked into jail and released.
Officers responded to a theft on Snowbird Lane.
Vehicle was stopped for reckless driving. The driver was found to be DUI and was arrested.
Reporting party states he lost his identification holder containing his driver’s license, debit card and cash while at a local business. Report was taken.
Traffic complaint was filed regarding ongoing issues with vehicles parked in the fire zone and blocking bus drop off locations at the Rec Department. The complaint was forwarded to Traffic Officer.