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Truckee Police logs: Man in bushes calling himself the devil arrested for drunk in public

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for April 14-20, along with previously unreported incidents.

April 14

Officers took a report of four-vehicle collision causing six injuries.

Intoxicated subject jumped from moving car and got into an altercation with friends. The subject was subsequently arrested and transported to Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.

Elderly female was found deceased by family members on Brook Lane.

April 15

Reporting party requested a case number for a tax fraud. Report was taken for information purposes only.

Long standing transient camp was discovered and inhabitants were told to vacate.

Reporting party reported variety of problems with his landlord on Nelson Street.

April 16

Juvenile reported adult male repeatedly texting her.

Reporting party discovered his social security number is being fraudulently used. Investigation is ongoing.

Reporting party called to report his runway daughter’s phone was triangulated in Truckee. Report was generated to document this incident.

April 17

Unknown suspect used victim’s social security number to file a tax return.

Counter report was taken for ongoing speed issues in this area with a particular vehicle reported this morning.

Reporting part gave a phone report of ongoing speeding and noise from traffic on Nicholas Drive during a late night and early morning hours.

Report was taken of missing special needs juvenile. Area check was conducted by Truckee Police Department, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and Truckee Fire. The juvenile was located approximately one mile away from her residence. The juvenile was returned to her parents.

Vehicle was stopped after driving erratically and at a high rate of speed through downtown. The driver was arrested for reckless driving.

April 18

Subject was cited for trespassing and theft after discovered camping on the deck of an unoccupied house.

Officers responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon involving a vehicle in a business parking lot on Deerfield Drive. An investigation resulted in a female subject being arrested for an outstanding warrant as well as domestic violence charges.

A domestic violence suspect was found to have an extraditable out of county warrant. She was booked for the warrant along with fresh charges related to the domestic violence incident.

April 19

Officer located a vehicle stopped in the middle of the roadway with its hazards on. The driver was determined to be DUI and was arrested.

A 911 caller reported a family disturbance on Waterloo Circle. Investigation revealed a spousal battery had occurred. The suspect was arrested and booked without incident.

Officers responded to a mediate a heated child custody dispute in a business parking lot on Deerfield Drive. Report was taken for information only.

Officers responded to a business on Donner Pass Road for a shoplifter being detained by employees. The subject was arrested and booked for public intoxication and shoplifting.

Subject was called on because he was in the bushes calling himself the devil. Officers located the subject and arrested him for public intoxication.

April 20

Victim reported vandalism to his property on Dorchester Drive. There is no suspect information at this time.

Officers responded to a local apartment complex after a resident reported loud activity in the unit next door to hers. Contact was made with the responsible party who had four transients living with her. After several more responses to the residence the responsible party was admonished and the four transients eventually left.

Reporting party lost dealer plate for his business approximately 5 years ago. The reporting party is in the process of closing his business and was told by DMV to report the plate as lost. Per DMV once the plate is reported, the reporting party can close the business.

An elementary school custodian reported vandalism on Dorchester Drive.

Officers took a report of tax fraud.


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