Truckee Police Logs: April 4-8 |

Truckee Police Logs: April 4-8

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for April 4-8, along with previously unreported incidents.

April 4

A vehicle was called in by citizen as a possible DUI. Officers located the vehicle and the driver was arrested for DUI and driving on a suspended driver license.

April 5

Suspect hit victim’s vehicle with his vehicle, causing damage to the front right bumper. Then the suspect sped away without making any attempt to exchange information.

Vehicle parked in a parking lot on Waters Way was damaged by another vehicle. The vehicle causing the damage left the scene. There is no suspect information.

Suspect dumped a large amount of trash into the dumpster at the trailer park.

Officers documented damage to vehicle possibly caused by hit-and-run on Donner Pass Road. There is no suspect information. The report was taken for insurance purposes.

Suspect took an old piece of equipment off of private property. The suspect dragged the equipment with his vehicle to his property in Placer County. Later, the suspect was located and admitted to the theft. The suspect was cited and the equipment will be returned.

April 7

Shoplifting occurred at a local drug store on Donner Pass Road. The suspect was detained by store employee and later was cited and released.

Officers responded to a physical altercation between husband and wife on Brockway Road. The husband called the police stating his wife had hit him, then he said he didn’t want the police to respond. It was determined the wife had struck the husband and she was booked for misdemeanor spousal battery.

April 8

Officers responded to a possible suicidal subject on Donner Pass Road. The subject was located and subsequently taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation. During the process of taking the suicidal subject, another individual was taken into custody.

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