Truckee police logs: Of 8 incidents last week, 6 deal with alcohol/DUI
Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for July 21 to July 28, along with previously unreported incidents.
After responding to a two-vehicle, non-injury collision on Highway 89 near Donner Pass Road, officers reported one of the involved drivers was intoxicated, leading to an arrest.
A driver involved in a single-vehicle, non-injury collision was arrested around 10:40 a.m. after reportedly being found to have been driving under the influence. The driver was arrested without incident, police said.
Around 1:13 a.m., a driver was stopped for reported vehicle code violations when police realized the driver was allegedly intoxicated. Police report the driver was arrested on DUI charges.
Police responded to Dorchester Drive around 11 a.m. following reports that a construction crew had ruptured a gas line at Glenshire Elementary. The rupture prompted emergency response crews to issue a temporary evacuation of the immediate area, police said.
Following a traffic violation, a driver was found to be driving while under the influence, police said, prompting an arrest around 7:55 p.m.
A woman was arrested sometime around 4:23 a.m. following a dispute with a taxi cab driver over the fare, police said. According to the report, the female was found to be extremely intoxicated.
Around 5:28 p.m. police discovered a person sleeping near Donner Pass Road. The person was reported to be allegedly intoxicated and was placed under arrest and booked at the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.
Following a vehicle stop around 12:45 a.m., officers discovered the vehicle had been stolen from within the Truckee area and not yet reported. Once the owner was located and the vehicle returned, the person found driving the vehicle was arrested on charges of alleged auto theft.
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