Truckee Police Logs: Drug-stealing son arrested after firing gun into wall

Staff report

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for Nov. 29 to Dec. 4.

The press log is published online by the TPD; in cases where no location is reported, it’s due to none being provided by the department, per the logs online. People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.

Visit to read the full press log for case numbers and other information.

November 29

At 8:47 a.m. on Gregory Place, officers took an information report about an attempt to pass a fraudulent check.

At 1:37 p.m. on Donner Pass Road, officers took a report of a stolen bicycle.

At 7:59 p.m., officers referred a case to the District Attorney after an ex-boyfriend and ex-girlfriend got into a verbal argument, and the male half was unable to be contacted.

November 30

At 7:20 a.m. on Pioneer Trail, an altercation occurred between a father and his son after the father realized his son had been entering his bedroom and accessing his safe to steal narcotics. During the altercation, the sun stole his father’s handgun and shot two holes in the bedroom wall. Suspect was arrested. According to the Nevada County Jail, the suspect — Christopher Frederick James Peeden, 29, of Truckee — was booked on $50,000 bail on suspicion of felony charges of second degree burglary and illegally discharging a firearm.

At 11:59 p.m. on Lausanne Way, a person reported an intoxicated male had caused a disturbance in his home. Upon investigation, the reporting party was found to be the primary aggressor on a domestic battery incident and was arrested. According to the Nevada County Jail, the suspect — Nannell Delane Lewis-Gomez, 69, of Truckee — was booked on $25,000 bail on suspicion of one felony charge of assault.

December 1

At 8:26 a.m. on Deerfield Drive, an unknown suspect entered a locked vehicle and stole property. A similar incident on the same road was reported at 11:30 a.m.

At 10:09 a.m., officers took a report that several bus shelters around town had been vandalized.

At 2:54 p.m. on Hope Court, officers took a report of identify fraud. Victim states an unauthorized Direct TV account was opened in her name.

December 2

At 11:09 a.m. on Deerfield Drive, officers took a report of theft at a local pharmacy.

At 7:53 p.m., a vehicle was stopped for code violations. Driver arrested for DUI.

December 3

At 10:05 a.m., officers responded to an armed robbery at the Bank of America. No one was hurt, and after two suspects were eventually arrested, the case was turned over to the FBI-South Lake Tahoe office.

At 10:55 p.m., officers responded to a party with juveniles consuming alcohol. A juvenile and his parent were cited per the town’s Social Host law.

December 4

At 7 a.m. on West River Street, two suspects used a stolen vehicle to force entry into a closed business and steal items.

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