Truckee Police logs: Thief steals $5,400 from business’s safe |

Truckee Police logs: Thief steals $5,400 from business’s safe

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for November 11-18, along with previously unreported incidents.

October 11

Officers took a report of motorcycle vs. vehicle collision with a minor injury.

Reporting party contacted dispatch for found property that was left on her lot on Dorchester Drive. The dispatch took a report and assigned the case. Private party towed the equipment.

October 12

Counter report was taken for private party tow on College Drive.

Driver was stopped for mechanical violation. The driver was found to be unlicensed and the vehicle was towed.

Driver was stopped for speeding and was arrested for DUI.

October 13

Vehicle was stopped for vehicle code violation. The driver was arrested for DUI and violation of DUI probation.

Empty car seat was located on the side of the road. It was booked as found property.

A citizen reported observing a possible drunken driver on Bridge Street. Officers responded and contacted the driver who was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.

A local mechanic was a victim of simple assault. No persecution was desired. Report was taken for information only.

Heavy equipment from nearby constructions is being parked in the reporting party’s driveway when he is not home. The equipment is causing cracks in his newly paved driveway.

October 14

Husband and wife were in a verbal argument over the male driving while intoxicated. The wife ended up kicking the husband because she broke her fingernail while trying to pull TV cord away from him.

October 15

Subject was contacted after quickly pulling into a parking space on West River Street. The subject was found to be DUI and was arrested.

October 17

Business left access to safe unsecured over the weekend. Unknown suspect accessed the safe and removed cash. There is no suspect information or evidence. The total loss is $5,400.

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