Truckee Police Logs: 86 pounds of pot leads to three felony arrests |

Truckee Police Logs: 86 pounds of pot leads to three felony arrests

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for March 31 to April 13, along with previously unreported incidents.

March 31

Officers received a request from the Fire Department to cite and remove subjects from one of their incoming engines. The subjects were cited and released for trespassing.

Counter report was taken for vehicle repossession. The owner was aware. The vehicle was entered into the system.

Suspect was arrested on outstanding burglary and larceny warrants.

April 1

Victim reported an unknown individual utilized his name and social security number to claim an IRS return. The perpetrator provided the place of employment as Southwest Airlines in Dallas. The case was referred to the FBI and Department of Homeland Security for follow up investigation.

Victim was assaulted by co-workers in a workplace on West River Street. Report was taken for information only. The workplace is investigating.

Juvenile thought he heard a burglar inside his residence on Schaffer Drive. No evidence to substantiate claim upon inspecting the residence.

Unknown vehicle hit and damaged fire hydrant on Northwoods Boulevard.

April 2

Subject was stopped for vehicle code violations and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

A traffic stop was conducted. Officers identified that one of the suspects had an active warrant. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was arrested.


April 3

Officers took a report of single tractor-trailer roll over in roundabout.

Truckee Police Canine Unit assisted California Highway Patrol with a narcotics trafficking investigation. A positive canine alert let to the discovery of methamphetamine. A second associated vehicle continued east and was eventually located in Reno by Washoe County Sheriff. Bulk of methamphetamine was located in the vehicle. Two adults were arrested by California Highway Patrol in the first vehicle; one was arrested by Washoe County Sheriff’s Office in the second vehicle.

Vehicle was stopped for unsafe driving and the driver was arrested for DUI.

April 4

Friends sent intoxicated person in a cab to his hotel. The intoxicated person started acting up with the cab driver on the way to the hotel. The cab driver called the police. The person was located standing in the middle of Brockway Road acting strangely. The subject was arrested for being intoxicated in public.

Arrestee’s roommate called the police because the arrestee was hallucinating. The arrestee was contacted and determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance. He was booked without incident.

April 6

Subject was stopped for vehicle code violations and the driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

April 7

Subject reported an unknown individual entered his residence on Palisades Drive. There is no suspect information.

April 8

Officers took a report of a single vehicle rollover-on-ice collision due to speed.

Officers took a report of two-vehicle non-injury collision.

Officers responded to possible coroner’s case. Reporting party reported his wife was possibly dead. The victim was treated on scene and determined to have unknown medical issue.

A traffic stop was conducted and it was determined that a passenger had an out of county warrant. The subject was booked into jail on the warrant.

Counter report was taken for a traffic complaint on Estates Drive. Vehicles were speeding through the residential area. Report was taken and forwarded to the traffic division.

Report was taken for an apparent natural causes death of elderly women.


April 9

Driver was stopped for vehicle code violation and found to be in possession of marijuana. The driver was cited and released.

Reporting party requested report for damage to a commercial structure. There is no suspect information. Report was taken for documentation and insurance purposes only.

April 10

Officers documented slow-speed. non-injury vehicle rollover collision on an unpaved private road.

April 11

Unknown suspect poured paint on victim’s driveway on Hillside Drive.

Officers took a report of a stolen adult size tricycle from the rear of a business on Donner Pass Road. The tricycle and the suspect were located and the suspect was cited and released for theft and vandalism.

Truckee Police Canine Unit conducted a drug trafficking investigation. A positive canine alert led to the discovery of bulk narcotics. Two male adults were arrested for drug trafficking.

April 12

Subject was arrested for DUI after nearly hitting a bicyclist, while driving erratically due to his high level of intoxication. The subject was booked into Truckee Jail.

Officers made a contact with a suspected DUI driver. The suspect became physically resistive and had to be forcefully detained. During the officers efforts’ to control, the suspect the assaulted the officers. The suspect was booked for obstructing and resisting officers.

April 13

Juvenile ran away after argument with her mother. She was unable to be contacted due to her leaving her phone at the house. Missing person case was filled with follow up at the school tomorrow.

Report was taken for found property.

Reporting party planned to move back to Vail, Colo. The reporting party responded to an advertisement on Craigslist to rent a townhouse for 6 months. The reporting party wired $6,300 to a female in Texas for the security deposit and the first three months rent. The transaction was later discovered to be fraudulent.

A suspect on parole was contacted after sending 14-year-old juvenile lewd comments via text messages. A search of his residence revealed a small amount of marijuana. The suspect was arrested for violation of his parole.

A foreign national lost his passport sometime in the last two years. Report was requested so he may apply for a new one.

Information was received of bulk marijuana being delivered to the Truckee area. Surveillance was conducted, two involved vehicles were located. A search of involved vehicle revealed approximately 86 pounds of processed marijuana. Three suspects were arrested for narcotics violations and conspiracy.

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