Truckee Police logs include report of Tahoe Forest board member threat
November 11, 2014
Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department's press log for Oct. 21 to Nov. 3, along with previously unreported incidents.
Disabled vehicle was contacted by California Highway Patrol in Town limits. The driver was determined to be under the influence of controlled substance and was arrested for DUI. The passenger was found in possession of marijuana and was cited and released. The vehicle was towed.
Officers stopped a vehicle for minor traffic violation. The stop resulted in the driver being cited and released for out of county warrants.
A subject was contacted and cited for an out of county warrant.
Victim stated he got into physical fight with the suspect on October 22 on Donner Lake Road. The victim stated the suspect returned to pick up property that the victim was holding of the suspect's. The victim called the police to report the assault.
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Wife came home from week-long trip to South Dakota to discover her husband had passed away in the residence.
Vehicle was stopped for possibly impaired driver. The driver was arrested for DUI and was found to have suspended license.
Husband and wife got into a verbal altercation that lead to a physical altercation on Bernese Lane. The husband was arrested and booked for domestic violence.
Driver was contacted after reported as possible DUI driver. The driver had prescription narcotics in her purse without prescription.
Officers took a report of a found Motorola cell phone.
Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violation and the driver was arrested for DUI.
Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violation. The driver was cited and released for driving with a suspended driver license.
Officers stopped a vehicle for speeding and found the driver to be under the influence of alcohol. After investigation, the driver was arrested for DUI and was booked in the Nevada County Jail.
A caller reported that an unknown person had used her business address as a return address for mail that was found to have contained fraudulent checks. The reporting party requested officers take an information report.
Suspect was arrested for drunk in public after knocking on the reporting party's door for approximately 30 minutes. The suspect has no affiliation with the reporting party.
A traffic stop resulted in the driver of the vehicle to be arrested and booked for DUI.
A man called the police to report that he had been threatened by a fellow board member at a meeting approximately one month ago. The reporting party did not want to press charges, and expressed that his intention in reporting the threats was to make law enforcement aware that there is a meeting tonight that could have tensions and requested law enforcement presence.
An officer was flagged down by a citizen reporting an unknown subject breaking car windows at a local gas station. While conducting an area check, the officer located the suspect actively attempting to carjack a female victim with force. The officer was able to subdue the subject and he was arrested for four felony counts and eight misdemeanor counts.
A vehicle struck a railroad crossing arm as it was coming down for an approaching train.
A traffic stop resulted in the driver being arrested for DUI.
Vehicle was stopped for operation without plates.
Reporting party reported suspicious individuals in his vacation house on Snowpeak Way. The individuals were determined to be contractors.
A vehicle was stopped for expired registration and was towed.
Reporting party reported a trespassing in a residence on Thomas Drive. Officers located the two suspects in a vehicle driving away from the residence. Officers made a traffic stop of the vehicle and found the driver to be driving on a suspended license. Officers searched the vehicle and found drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine and items consistent with selling methamphetamine. Through follow up investigation officers found stolen property inside of the vehicle. Officers also found out the two suspects had in fact entered a locked residence without the knowledge or consent of the owner. Both suspects were arrested and booked. Through the booking process officers found that the male suspect had given officers a false identification.
Truckee Police Canine Unit assisted California Highway Patrol with a narcotics trafficking investigation. A positive canine alert led to the discovery of bulk marijuana reportedly purchased in Truckee. One male subject was arrested for felony marijuana trafficking.
Unknown subject broke a large front window of a business on Donner Pass Road.
Reporting party lost $500 via Craigslist fraud out of San Diego.
Caller reported in intoxicated subject staggering in the downtown area. The subject was located and it was determined to be intoxicated to care for his own wellbeing, he was arrested and booked without incident.
Husband and wife are in the middle of separation and have issues with child custody. Report was taken for documentation.
Married couple was involved in a verbal confrontation. During the confrontation the male half pulled the female half by her sweatshirt causing the female half to lose her balance and to fall on her back. The male was arrested and booked.
Officers were dispatched to take a report of vandalism at the bus stop located on Highway 89 south and Deerfield Drive. A cigarette disposal unit had been broken the night before. Report was taken.
Homeowner discovered hammer/tool marks on the residence front door. No entry was made.
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