Police logs for the week
These incidents were taken from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and Truckee Police Department logs for the week of May 26 through June 2.
— At 7:53 a.m. someone at the Truckee Chamber of Commerce reported finding what appeared to be the outline of several guns spray painted on the pavement behind the depot. A report was taken for vandalism.
— At 11:30 a.m. a man reported promiscuous shooting near the Indian Springs Trailhead. The subjects left prior to the deputy’s arrival.
— At 3:02 p.m. Truckee Fire reported rafters stuck in the middle of the Truckee River, approximately one mile east of the bypass. The rafters were rescued.
— At 9:51 a.m. animal control received a report of a black dog left tied to the Floriston Bridge. The dog had tags, but its owner wasn’t home.
— At 10:03 a.m. a property manager on the 14600 block of Denton Way reported she had received a phone call from tenants advising that unwelcome people are inside the residence with spray paint and trashing the residence and will not leave. The tenants had left the residence. The property manager requested an officer meet her at the residence. When officer arrived on the scene, they contacted animal control for improper care of animals and a report was taken for marijuana cultivation. A follow-up will be conducted with the tenant.
— At 2:19 p.m. an animal control officer reported he found a hypodermic syringe without a needle and a drug bottle behind a liquor store on Donner Pass Road. A report was taken for found property.
— At 10:36 p.m. a woman requested a welfare check on a male, 23, who was reportedly despondent over a recent breakup and threatened to harm himself with a shotgun. Officers arrived at the scene and arrested the man for drunkeness.
— At 8:37 a.m. a report came into police about a physical altercation between two students and one of the juveniles took off near the skateboard park. Officers located the juvenile at Truckee Regional Park. The juvenile was arrested, booked and released to the custody of his parents.
— At 1:44 p.m. a worker at the agriculture station reported a big rig almost drover her off the freeway.
— At 7:35 p.m. an employee at a business on the 11400 block of Deerfield Drive reported someone hit the side of the store and left the scene. A report was taken for hit and run misdemeanor.
— At 6:39 p.m. a woman reported two bears were in the trash cans on the 10100 block of Martis Valley Road. The bears were chased away into the woods.
— At 9:21 a.m. an elderly female advised she was being threatened by an employee at the chamber of commerce. She reported she just wanted to leave some of her bags inside, but they were refusing to let her. The woman left the premises.
— At 11:51 a.m. a woman reported a passing truck threw up a rock that shattered her windshield while she was driving on the bypass.
— At 1:47 p.m. the Tahoe Truckee School District reported a suspicious red Mercedes traveling eastbound on Donner Pass Road between Bridge and Church streets at a very low rate of speed, and the vehicle appeared to have no driver. Officers located the vehicle and determined it was a very short driver.
— At 7 p.m. a man reported that three of his guns had been stolen from his residence on the 10400 block of Iris Road. A report was taken.
— At 7:11 a.m. a man reported two very large bears running through the Meadow at Palisades toward Hilltop, very close to Brockway Road. Officers arrived in the area. One bear was underneath a home on the 10300 block of Broackway Road. The Bear League was contacted. An officer reported the bear had left from under the house and both bears headed into the woods. The Bear League was advised of the situation and said it was a daily occurrence.
— At 9:20 a.m. a man reported road rage took place on Interstate 80. Both parties exited the freeway and confronted each other in the Safeway parking lot. The other man maced the man reporting the incident and left the parking lot. The man who was maced, began a vehicle pursuit of the other man. He lost site of his assailant and pulled off the road to call police. Police located the alleged assailant and cited and release him under citizen’s arrest.
— At 12:15 a.m. a woman reported her husband was messing up the house and hit her. Her husband was arrested for alleged assault with hands, fist or feet.
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