Truckee Police logs: Man wields knife on a stick to protect self from dogs
February 12, 2015
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department's press log for Jan. 20 through Feb. 3, along with previously unreported incidents.
Multiple callers reported a males stumbling into the traffic on Old Brockway Road. The male was located and arrested for public intoxication.
CHP conducted a traffic stop Interstate 80. During the course of investigation, 126 packages of bulk marijuana were found. Truckee Police Department took custody of the marijuana and booked into evidence.
Subject left the bar and friends could not find him in the downtown area. The subject was located passed out in the central roundabout.
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Victim reported broken window at his business on Donner Pass Road.
Reporting party's television was taken by a former roommate without permission.
Reporting party let her dogs run in the neighborhood on Hillside Drive. Neighbor got upset that the dogs were in his yard. The neighbor came over to the reporting party's residence to talk about the dogs. The neighbor was carrying a large stick with a knife attached at the end of it. The reporting party said the neighbor frightened her by the presence of the weapon. The neighbor said the weapon was to protect himself from the dogs.
During a domestic violence investigation concerning the male half, female half arrived on scene and began to resist, delay and obstruct officers' attempt to conduct their investigation. The female half was placed in handcuffs and after the investigation was complete, she was released with a misdemeanor notice to appear.
Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violations. The driver was found to have been driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and booked for DUI.
Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violations. The driver was found to have been driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and booked for DUI without further incident.
Officers contacted two subjects under the age of 21 in the park on Brockway Road. Both subjects were found to be in possession of alcoholic beverages. Both were cited and released.
An unknown suspect took cellphone from a restaurant on Palisades Drive. Officers located the cellphone the next day in a Dumpster using one of the cellphone's applications.
Discharged patient refused to leave the hospital. The patient was ultimately arrested for trespassing.
Officers took a report of vehicle vs bicycle collision.
Local law firm received fraudulent check on behalf of a client.
It was determined a student had stolen several items from class. The student was cited and released.
A business owner reported the theft of an employee's purse by another former employee. The case was forwarded to District Attorney for prosecution.
California Highway Patrol arrested a suspect on a homicide warrant out of North Carolina. Truckee Police Department assisted pursuant to North Carolina's request to interview the suspect. Interview was completed and the case was forwarded to the respective agency in North Carolina.
A juvenile was cited for habitual truancy.
The reporting party wanted to report items stolen from the business by a suspect who worked for another company they do business with. The suspect admitted to the theft and was asked to resign from the company where he worked. The reporting party wanted the incident to be documented for informational purposes.
Reporting party completed traffic complaint form at the counter regarding ongoing speeding issues on Prosser Dam Road.
Officers took a report of non-injury collision.
Subject was contacted lying in the middle of the street on Donner Pass Road. The subject was booked for public intoxication.
Suspect punched his live-in girlfriend in the face causing bruising to her eye. The suspect also chocked her leaving bruising on her neck and chest area. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery.
Victim suffers from ALS and died as a result of his disease. An informational report was taken to document the circumstances leading to the victim's death.
Truckee Police Canine Unit assisted CHP with narcotics investigation. Two adults were arrested for drug trafficking related charges. The case was forwarded to District Attorney for prosecution and asset seizure.
A parent was upset and verbally aggressive toward school staff. The parent grabbed his child and ran out of the school before stopping in the parking lot at which time the school principal was able to further talk with the parent until the police arrived. The incident caused a disruption of the good working order of the school and class work. The report will be forwarded to the District Attorney's office for review.
Subject was arrested outside of a bar for public intoxication.
Vehicle was left in a ditch after a collision. The driver was arrested for DUI after returning to scene.
Truckee Police Canine Unit assisted CHP with a narcotics trafficking investigation. A positive canine alert led to the discovery of a cargo trailer full of synthetic marijuana that tested positive for methamphetamine. One suspect was arrested on drug trafficking charges.
Male subjects who is currently in custody had friend's wife call his ex-wife in violation of a restraining order.
911 caller reported a possible DUI driver that had just been in a minor collision. The driver and the vehicle were located nearby. The driver was intoxicated and booked for DUI.
Driver was arrested for DUI after being pulled over for traffic violation.
A man stumbled into traffic on Donner Pass Road in downtown. Officers found he was too intoxicated to care for himself and arrested him for drunk in public.
An unknown suspect broke two windows on Indian Jack Road. Report was taken for information purposes.