Truckee Police Logs, Feb. 13-March 15
TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Below are incidents from the Truckee Police Departmentandamp;#8217;s press log for Feb. 13 to March 15, along with previously unreported incidents.Reports of vehicles towed from the Truckee post office during this time period: 5DUIs: 14Accidents: 20Oct. 22andamp;#8226; A victim reported her debit and credit cards were used fraudulently at several locations in Truckee.Feb. 4andamp;#8226; A victim had been getting harassing text messages from her ex-husband, which is a violation of the court order she had in place.Feb. 6andamp;#8226; Around 7:30 a.m. on Glenshire Drive, while the reporting party was driving his vehicle, he observed another driver of a vehicle driving recklessly. RP signed a citizen arrest form, and a report was forwarded to the DAandamp;#8217;s office for a charge of reckless driving.Feb. 10andamp;#8226; Around 8 p.m. at a home on Village Way, officers responded to a report of vandalism to a front door.Feb. 14andamp;#8226; Around 8:40 a.m. at a home on Glacier View Drive, a woman called police to report her estranged boyfriend forced entry into her home. No physical altercation was reported, victim refused further action from law enforcement.Feb. 15andamp;#8226; At about 11:53 a.m., a victim reported an unknown suspect was using his personal information in an attempt to gain credit. Victim was at no financial loss and wanted to take precautionary measures to avoid future identity theft.andamp;#8226; Around 8 a.m., a student reported the theft of his iPod from a school classroom. No suspect information.Feb. 16andamp;#8226; Around 10 a.m. at a home on Brockway Road, an unknown suspect(s) used a hide-away key to burglarize a residence. Burglary report taken.Feb. 17andamp;#8226; At 11 a.m., an adult student sold 7 cookies filled with marijuana to two juvenile students while on school grounds. The two juveniles were transported for medical attention after school due to a bad reaction to the cookies. The adult student was arrested and booked into Nevada County Jail.Feb. 19andamp;#8226; Around 6 a.m., a report was filed regarding graffiti on private and public property near the area of S. Shore Drive and Summit Court.andamp;#8226; Around 6 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) spray painted graffiti on buildings, a lifeguard station and a playground at West End Beach at Donner Lake.Feb. 20andamp;#8226; Around 2:14 p.m. on Deerfield Drive, a subject was arrested for being intoxicated in public.andamp;#8226; Around 3:22 p.m. on Donner Pass Road, a subject was contacted after being reported as being drunk; the subject was determined to indeed be drunk and was arrested and transported to jail.andamp;#8226; Around 3:45 p.m. on Donner Pass Road, a subject turned in a coin box that she located in the woods behind a local grocery store. Report taken.Feb. 22andamp;#8226; Around 7 p.m., a woman reported someone had keyed her vehicle on Palisades Drive.Feb. 24andamp;#8226; Around 7:02 a.m., an unknown suspect(s) spray painted graffiti on a public bridge within town limits.andamp;#8226; An unknown suspect(s) made a check with a victimandamp;#8217;s business information and bank information, and was able to cash the check, defrauding the victimandamp;#8217;s business.andamp;#8226; Around 8 a.m. at a house on Sierra Drive, officers responded to a report of a husband trying to break into his house with a hammer after his wife had locked him out because he assaulted her. It was determined the husband had recently inflicted corporal injury on his wife. He was arrested for domestic violence and transported to Wayne Brown Correctional Facility in Nevada City. Further investigation revealed additional charges of assault with intent to commit a felony sex crime and sexual battery.Feb. 26andamp;#8226; At about 12:51 a.m. at a home on Brockway Road, officers responded to a call of a andamp;#8220;loud juvenile party.andamp;#8221; When officers arrived, several subjects ran and stumbled into the residence. A very intoxicated female juvenile was seen inside, on the floor. The resident and occupants refused officersandamp;#8217; demands to open the door. Officers then entered through an open window and found more than 20 people inside, including 17 juveniles. The majority of the juveniles had been drinking alcohol, and some were in serious states of intoxication. The adult resident was arrested for contributing to the delinquency of the juveniles and for obstructing and resisting peace officers.andamp;#8226; At about 2:41 a.m., someone phoned police to report an unknown subject was knocking on his back door at his home on Roundhill Drive, looking for his grandmotherandamp;#8217;s residence. The subject later was found down the block, lying in a driveway; he was arrested for drunk in public.Feb. 28andamp;#8226; At about 6 p.m., an unknown suspect vandalized the recreation center at The Boulders.March 1andamp;#8226; At 12:22 a.m., a suspect went to a local hospital and requested to speak with a police officer because he wanted to turn in drugs. The suspect told nurses he needed medical attention. It was determined the person needed no medical attention, but that he was under the influence of drugs. A search of the man revealed drug paraphernalia, and he was arrested and booked in jail.March 2 andamp;#8226; At about 3:16 a.m. in I-80, a commercial vehicle was stopped for avoiding the weighing scales and for speeding. Driver was found to be unlicensed and attempting to transport from Nevada to California. Driver cited for no license, no insurance, and his info was forwarded on for possible recycling fraud.andamp;#8226; At 8 a.m., a subject came to the police department to report her ex-boyfriend was stalking her. The suspect was spotted, and he evaded police. The suspect was later arrested and booked in jail.March 3andamp;#8226; At about 8 p.m., officers took a report of a backpack taken from a vehicle by a hitch hiker who was picked up by the driver. The hitch hiker was located, arrested and then released, after it was determined he inadvertently took the reporting partyandamp;#8217;s backpack from her vehicle instead of his backpack.March 5andamp;#8226; At about 4:10 p.m. at the Legacy Trail Footbridge, officers responded to a report of a possible vandalism in progress. Officers located a juvenile suspect leaving the area who matched the description. The juvenile admitted to recently spray painting a pillar of the bridge; he was cited and released to his father.March 6andamp;#8226; At about 12:51 p.m., a subject was contacted on Deerfield Drive after getting into an altercation with a taxi cab driver. The subject was found to be under the influence and unable to care for himself; he was arrested for public intoxication and for having an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.andamp;#8226; At about 2:45 p.m., Tahoe Forest Hospital requested police take custody of a found marijuana joint.March 8andamp;#8226; At about 4 p.m., a caretaker of a lodge on Snowpeak Way found marijuana in a vacant room. It was seized and booked.March 10andamp;#8226; At about 1:25 a.m., a subject was found urinating in a public street. The subject was carrying an open 12-ounce bottle of beer. Subject arrested for being intoxicated in public.March 11andamp;#8226; At about 4:09 a.m., an intoxicated woman who was destroying the interior of a hotel room on Deerfield Drive and causing a disturbance was placed under citizen arrest and eventually arrested for vandalism and disturbing the peace.andamp;#8226; At 6:15 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance at a residence on Torrey Pine Road. An intoxicated visiting female and the resident had a previous cohabiting and dating relationship. The female had struck the male in the head several times, not causing corporal injury. Female booked for misdemeanor domestic violence in Nevada County Jail in Truckee.March 14andamp;#8226; At about 12:30 a.m. in Northwoods Boulevard, a victim had his unlocked vehicle broken into and personal items stolen. Unknown suspect(s) also broke out rear window of vehicle.andamp;#8226; At about 3:05 p.m. at a home on Sierra Drive, a family dispute erupted as a result of an argument between 2 brothers over a girl. One of the brothers is currently on parole and admitted to drug use the day prior. At the request of the parole agent a report was taken.March 15andamp;#8226; At about 11:40 a.m., an unknown person went into the victimandamp;#8217;s vehicle on Donner Pass Road and stole several items.andamp;#8226; At about 11:10 p.m. a domestic dispute inside a vehicle turned violent while the victim attempted to call for help on her cellphone. The suspect continued to drive until he drove his vehicle on Highway 89 South. An officer came upon the collision and kept the parties separated until help could arrive. During the investigation it was determined a domestic violence and occurred, and the driver was intoxicated when he crashed the car.
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