North Tahoe crime log includes Christmas tree thievery, stolen snowboards |

North Tahoe crime log includes Christmas tree thievery, stolen snowboards

Matthew Renda
Sierra Sun

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; The following are incident reports submitted by the Placer County Sheriffand#8217;s Office Tahoe substation during the week of Dec. 19-27:

Sunday, December 19

A male subject was allegedly found unconscious on a sidewalk in front of a North Lake Boulevard business in Tahoe City. Subject was arrested for public intoxication and a misdemeanor Placer County warrant.

Monday, December 20

A male subject was reported to be causing a disturbance at a ski resort and cursing loudly. The subject was arrested for drunk in public and a misdemeanor Placer County warrant.

Thursday, December 23

and#8226; A Homewood resident reported that a male subject stole snowboard gear out of an unlocked vehicle on Ellis Road.

and#8226; Deputies responded to a call in which two subjects allegedly stole two snowboards from a pair of promotional vehicles parked at an area ski resort.

Friday, December 24

and#8226; A male subject allegedly climbed atop his roof in an attempt to catch people hiding in nearby trees in Tahoe City. The subject was detained for his own personal safety and received a 72-hour mental health evaluation.

and#8226; A citizen complained a private snow removal company was making too much noise at 3 a.m. in downtown Kings Beach.

Saturday, December 25

and#8226; Nine subjects camping in Coldstream Canyon became lost while snowshoeing up to Benson Hut. A search and rescue was initiated. All subjects were located and escorted to safety. No serious injuries were reported.

and#8226; A male subject allegedly removed a fully decorated Christmas tree from a Kings Beach motel on North Lake Boulevard, sometime during the early morning hours. Later the same morning, deputies located the tree in the window of a residence down the street from the scene of the crime.

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