Police and Fire Calls
The following incidents are taken from the logs of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office for the week of June 25-July 1:
— At 8:35 a.m., a local man reported that he had gone to check on his ill roommate and found that she was unconscious and had no pulse. Authorities responded but were unable to revive the woman. The case remains under investigation to determine if foul play was involved.
— At 1:45 p.m., a man was reported to have stolen a community dumpster belonging to Truckee Tahoe Disposal. The man was arrested on other charges.
— At 1:50 p.m., a Northwoods Boulevard resident reported ongoing problems with people illegally passing a stopped school bus. Extra patrols were requested.
— At 11:47 p.m., a woman reported an unknown man was standing in the front doorway of her home when she went to close the door for the night. The man left without any words exchanged. Officers responded but were unable to locate the subject.
— At 7 p.m., a vehicle collision was reported at the roundabout. No injuries were reported.
— At 10:12 p.m., an adult male was arrested on Palisades Drive for alleged public intoxication.
— At 11:41 p.m., a man was arrested in the parking lot of Burger King and charged with alleged intoxication.
— At 11:21 a.m., Cal Trans workers reported ongoing problems with vandalism at one of their sites on West River Street. Increased patrols were planned.
— At 4:17 p.m., a man was reported possibly drunk at a Deerfield Drive restaurant. Officers responded and transported the man to TFH. The case remains uncleared.
— At 8:46 a.m., a suspicious person was reported sitting in a car on Donner Pass Road, not responding to attempts to get his attention. Officers responded and found the man was a missing mental patient. Relatives were notified and the man transported home.
— At 12:34 p.m., a fight involving several men was reported in the parking lot of the Deerfield Plaza. Officers responded but the subjects had fled prior to their arrival.
— At 4 p.m., a subject was cited for allegedly stealing beer out of the back of a parked truck on Commercial Row.
— At 8:08 p.m., an adult male was arrested following a vehicle accident on Denton Avenue and charged with alleged drunk driving.
— At 12:23 a.m., a Glenshire resident reported seeing a vehicle driving down the street smashing mailboxes. At least six mailboxes were damaged; the suspect was unable to be located.
— At 11:24 a.m., a man reported having problems with a neighbor over a dog barking. The subject allegedly made threats, and officers agreed to file a report for possible future action.
— At 11:59 a.m., three adult males were cited for alleged marijuana use on Commercial Row.
— At 2 p.m., a woman reported two juveniles threw a water balloon at her vehicle. The suspects were located and warned by officers.
— At 4:30 p.m., a three car vehicle accident was reported on Donner Pass Road. Minor injuries were reported.
— At 10:40 a.m., several illegal campers on Deerfield Drive were advised to move on.
— At 9:42 p.m., an adult male was arrested on Cold Stream Road for alleged drunk driving.
— At 1:50 a.m., an adult male was arrested for alleged public intoxication on Palisades Drive.
— At 10:12 a.m., a local gas station employee was arrested and charged with allegedly breaking into a customer’s car and stealing the radio.
— At 11:40 a.m., several illegal campers on Deerfield Drive were again advised to move on. Increased patrols were requested in the area to deal with the problem.
— At 12:45 a.m., a woman reported that she had never received her credit card back after using it at a local restaurant, and that the card had been charged several times. An adult female was arrested.
— At 8:46 p.m., a verbal fight was reported on Commercial Row. Officers responded to the scene. The subjects attempted to flee on foot but were detained, arrested and charged with alleged public drunkenness.
— At 3:02 a.m., an adult male was arrested on Deerfield Drive and charged with alleged intoxication.
The Truckee Fire Protection District responded to 36 calls during the week of June 25-July 1:
— At 7:08 p.m., units were toned out for a vegetation fire off of Deerfield Drive. A small spot, 20’x15′, was found. The fire was contained. The fire is under investigation.
–At 3:56 a.m., units responded to a structure fire in the Juniper Creek area. Upon arrival the structure was consumed and approximately one acre surrounding it. The fire was contained and is under investigation.
— At 9:58 a.m., units responded for an escaped campfire near Prosser Dam Road and Alder Creek. Units responded and contained the fire.
— At 4:20 p.m., units responded to a bicycle accident at the boat ramp at Donner Lake. The patient refused transport and went to TFH under private transport.
— At 4:24 p.m., units responded to assist Northstar’s fire department with a vegetation fire.
— At 1:50 p.m., units were toned out for a vegetation fire off Deerfield Drive. A transient camp was found at the fire scene but no one was present; the fire was extinguished and an investigation is underway.
The Donner Summit Fire Department responded to a total of four calls during the week of June 25-July 1.
— Medic 281 responded to a medical aid on Blue Canyon Road. One patient was transported to TFH.
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