Three arrested after brawl involving gun
Truckee Police arrested three adults after a bar brawl turned ugly at the Tourist Club on Wednesday morning.
Police received a call just after midnight that Shelby Logan, a 31-year-old transient, and Faustino Salitrero, 26 of Truckee, had incited a fight with patrons of the Commercial Row bar, said police Cmdr. Scott Berry. The fight continued outside the bar, where Logan grabbed a sawed-off shotgun out of Salitrero’s pick-up truck and then pointed the gun at the head of an unknown subject, according to police reports.
A struggle ensued and the weapon was taken away from Logan. The two suspects fled the scene with Amanda Housel, 20 of Incline Village, in the pick-up truck.
In is unclear why Housel, a minor, was allowed into the bar, officers said.
Shortly after the incident at the bar, officers located the truck on its side on Prosser Dam Road, east of Highway 89.
“The vehicle wasn’t being chased; they lost control,” Berry said.
Officers searched the area and found Logan hiding approximately 100 yards north of the truck in the forest, Berry said. Officers recovered another sawed-off shotgun and marijuana from the overturned vehicle.
Officers from Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Sierra County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol assisted in the hours-long, early morning search for the two outstanding suspects, according to police reports.
At 5:30 a.m., Housel and Salitrero approached a CHP truck scale employee near Prosser Village Road. They told the employee they were injured in an accident and asked for a ride to their truck in Hirschdale. The employee called 911 and Truckee Police.
According to police reports, both suspects ran into the trees. Officers located them quickly, and the suspects were taken to Tahoe Forest Hospital for medical clearance.
All three suspects were booked in the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility in Nevada City, Logan on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a sawed-of shotgun; Salitrero on suspicion of transportation of marijuana and arson of forest land (after allegedly starting an illegal campfire); and Housel on suspicion of felony drunken driving and hit and run resulting in injury.
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