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The following incidents are taken from the weekly logs of Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.

June 5

– At 9:44 a.m., a caller reported a subject riding into driveways of homes along Manchester Drive, looking into the windows of garages. An officer in the area checked for the subject but was unable to locate him.

– At 9:47 a.m., a caller from Evergreen Court reported a process server had just pepper-sprayed her dog while attempting to serve her with papers. She said that she did not know the name of the process server, but stated that he was unprofessional. Dispatch advised the caller that no crime had occurred, but made a log entry of the event.

– At 11 a.m., a caller from the Town of Truckee reported that a resident was angry because the town was clearing dead trees and debris off town-owned property. She said the resident threatened to spray her with water. An officer responded and the incident was cleared by contact.

– At 2:49 p.m., a cyclist reported that a vehicle struck him near Donner Lake and then sped off. He provided NCSO with the subject’s license number and a description of the car. An officer assigned to the case attempted to contact the subject.

– At 4:57 p.m, a cellphone caller reported he and his friend were involved in a boating accident on Independence lake. He said they were ejected from the craft and he was unable to find his friend. the dive team and boating accident investigator were dispatched from Nevada City. At 5:23 p.m., the man called back to report that he found his friend alive and well. When officers arrived at the scene to investigate the accident they were unable to locate any boat or victims.

– At 5:52 p.m., a caller reported a speeding vehicle on old Highway Drive. He gave NCSO the name of the driver.

– At 7:26 p.m., a caller reported that someone abandoned a sick dog in front of the pet clinic on West River Street. the information was passed on to the Animal Control office.

– At 8:30 p.m., a caller from Edmunds Drive reported that a subject was having a loud party and harassing the occupants of Unit 2. An officer responded and found the apartment quiet. The occupant would not answer the door.

– At 9:10 p.m., a caller reported that she was outside a local store when a subject approached her and asked if she knew where to find Christmas lights. She told him no, and went into the store. When she came out and got into her car to leave, the subject pulled in behind her and blocked her in. he got out of his vehicle and approached her driver’s window to ask if he could follow her home to get Christmas lights if she had any. She said no. An officer advised her of steps to take for extra safety, and told her to call if she sees the subject again.

– At 11:18 p.m., a caller reported a loud party with yelling at Hillside Drive. She said this is a nightly problem. An officer responded and spoke with a subject, who agreed to keep the party inside.

June 6

– At 1:32 a.m., a caller again reported a loud party on Hillside Drive. Officers responded and arrested one subject for allegedly disturbing the peace.

– At 8:25 a.m., a caller reported a juvenile under the influence of marijuana on school grounds. An officer responded and cited and released the juvenile.

– At 1:06 p.m., a caller from Church Street reported that a subject was knocking on the doors of residences and acting strangely. Two others called to report the same subject. Officers responded and found the subject’s vehicle had broken down and he was looking for someone to help him start it. Officers provided assistance and the subject was last seen eastbound on Interstate 80.

– At 3 p.m., a school official reported a juvenile in possession of a marijuana pipe on school grounds on Donner Pass Road. An officer responded and cited and released the juvenile.

– At 6:59 p.m., a caller from a downtown bar reported a man harassing and disturbing customers. The caller said he saw a gun in the subject’s backpack. Officers spotted the subject in front of the bus depot and arrested him for public intoxication.

– At 7:07 p.m., a caller reported that someone stole $8,000 from his trailer in Donner Creek Mobile Home Park. Dispatch had problems understanding due to a language barrier, but understood that the caller did not have a bank account and was saving for a baby to be born. Upon callback, the caller reported that he had found the money.

– At 7:53 p.m., a caller reported a person allegedly illegally parked in a handicapped space in front of the community center downtown. An officer responded, and found no violation because the space was not clearly marked.

– At 9:25 p.m, an officer arrested a 38-year-old man for alleged drunk driving, following a traffic stop on Highway 89 north.

June 7

– At 12:24 a.m., an officer arrested a 22-year-old woman for alleged drunk driving, following a traffic stop on Donner Pass Road near the old McIver Dairy.

– At 5:03 a.m., an officer responded to a burglar alarm at a Donner Pass Road business. He found the business secure, but noted the presence of a cat inside, which could have set off the alarm.

– At 9:44 p.m., two parties called to report an incident of road rage between them at Strand an Donnington Avenue. Dispatch made a log entry.

– At 9:59 p.m., a caller reported a subject apparently drunk in the parking lot of the Crossroads Center. Officers responded and arrested one man for alleged public intoxication.

– At 10:59 p.m, the subject accused a day earlier of harassing customers at a downtown bar was again reportedly attempting to start a fight in the bar.

June 8

– At 3:06 p.m., a caller reported that she had not been contacted by law enforcement about an argument that occurred in May with an individual. the caller said she was angry with officers’ demeanor at the time of the call. An officer attempted to contact the caller, but she would not talk to him because of a piano lesson in progress. The officer agreed to attempt contact again the next day.

-At 3:25 p.m., the a U.S. Forest Service employee reported a fight between a man and woman at Stampede Dam. The subjects got into a vehicle and headed toward Boca. An NCSO deputy stopped the vehicle in the parking lot of Boca Reservoir, and the occupants denied any altercation. NCSO detained one juvenile for parents to pick up.

June 9

– At 12:01 p.m., an officer cited an released a subject on Donner Pass Road for alleged violations of the California Vehicle Code.

– At 1:09 p.m., a caller reported a subject in the courtyard area of Tahoe forest Hospital, bleeding and refusing medical treatment. Officers responded and arrested one person for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.

– At 2:30 p.m., a caller reported a suspicious person had been hanging around Deerfield Drive for two days, trying to sell speakers that were apparently new in the box.

– At 4:25 p.m., a caller reported a person harassing customers in front of a business on Highway 267. The man was gone when officers arrived. Officers responded a second time and arrested the man for alleged public intoxication.

– At 7:47 p.m., a caller reported paintball activity off Alder Creek Road near the Emigrant Trail. He also reported a possible dumping site. A log entry was made.

– At 10:48 p.m, am officer stopped a vehicle on Northwoods Boulevard and cited the driver for alleged vehicle code violations.

June 10

– At 12:48 a.m., an officer arrested a 36-year-old man for alleged drunk driving, following a traffic stop on Highway 89 South.

– At 1:20 p.m., a Tahoe Forest Hospital employee reported a troublesome transient in the main lobby, and requested an officer to assist. Dispatch advised the hospital to have the subject come to the sheriff’s substation.

– At 5:20 p.m., a caller requested extra patrols at a location near Donner Lake, due to possible plans for a teen party at the location. Officers were advised.

– At 8:03 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on Highway 267 and arrested the driver for alleged drunk driving.

– At 9:45 p.m., a caller reported a loud disturbance near Palisades Drive. An officer making an area check located a party on a nearby street.

– At 9:58 p.m., a caller reported three drunk men in front of a trailer at Donner Creek Mobile Home Park, firing a weapon into the sky. Officers checked the area and did not find the subjects.

June 11

– At 8:36 a.m., Truckee-Tahoe Airport reported a plane ran into a hangar on the east side of the airport. No one was injured. An incident report was made of the accident.

– At 10:22 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on Donner Pass Road near Donner Lake, and cited the driver for vehicle code violations. The vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

– At 1:30 p.m., a caller reported a subject staggering down the roadway near the sheriff’s substation. Officers located the subject and arrested him for alleged public intoxication. He was taken to Tahoe Forest Hospital for medical clearance.

– At 2:37 p.m., a caller reported a juvenile on Donnington Lane firing a pellet gun toward the roadway. An officer responded and found no one in the area when he arrived.

– At 4:46 p.m., a caller reported receiving threats from someone in the Mexican Mafia. The caller said he believed the subject would carry out the threats and kill his family. A report was taken.

June 5

– At 11:28 a.m., Truckee Fire District units responded to a motor vehicle accident on West River Street and McIvers Crossing. One patient was transported to Tahoe Forest Hospital.

– At 3 p.m., Engine 924 responded to a vehicle fire on westbound Interstate 80. The call was canceled en route by dispatch.

– At 10:24 p.m., Ambulance 926 responded to a medical aid at a private residence on White Fir Road. The patient was having difficulty breathing and was transported to Tahoe Forest Hospital.

June 6

– At 2:15 p.m., unit was dispatched for public service assistance at Tahoe Forest Hospital.

– At 2:17 p.m., units were dispatched to the Squaw Creek tennis courts for medical aid. A female patient was transported to Tahoe Forest Hospital.

June 7

– At 3:40 p.m., Engine 924 responded to an alarm at Tahoe Forest Hospital. Upon arrival, hospital maintenance personnel said they were testing alarm system.

June 8

– At 4:40 a.m., Engine 924 responded to a reported big rig fire on westbound Interstate 80 at Highway 89 south. Upon arrival, negative fire was found.

– At 7:36 a.m., Engine 924 responded to an alarm sounding on Lodge Trail in Lahontan. The call was canceled by dispatch en route, false alarm.

– At 8:48 a.m., units responded to a reported “Med Alert” alarm on Northwoods Blvd. Upon arrival, they found the residence unoccupied and secured. The alarm company advised that the owner had been contacted and the residence was currently unoccupied.

– At 12:06 p.m., units responded to the Bus Depot for a patient complaining of shortness of breath. The patient was transported to Tahoe Forest Hospital without incident.

– At 6:36 p.m., units responded to the Tahoe Forest Hospital pharmacy for a patient with behavioral problems. The patient was transported to the hospital’s emergency room.

– At 9:30 p.m., units responded to a vehicle accident on Highway 267 at Northstar Drive. The call was canceled en route by the California Highway Patrol, due to negative injuries.

June 9

– At 9:33 a.m., units were toned out for a medical aid at Squaw Valley. Ambulance 926 arrived and transported one patient to Tahoe Forest Hospital.

– At 6:05 p.m., units toned out for an alarm sounding at the Holiday Inn in Truckee. Engine 924 and Truck 923 responded and found no fire; the alarm had been false and all units returned to station.

– At 9:32 p.m., units toned out for a motor vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 80, west of Floriston. Ambulance 926, Rescue 925 responded and the call was canceled en route due to negative injury.

– At 10:15 p.m., units responded to a medical assist on Donner Pass Road. Ambulance 926 and Engine 2364 responded. Ambulance 926 arrived and canceled calls for the other units. The patient was treated on the scene and released.

June 10

– At 5:50 p.m., units responded to the Tahoe Forest Hospital’s emergency room to transport a patient to St. Mary’s Hospital in Reno.

– At 5:55 p.m., an air boat and dive team responded to possible drowning at Lake Valley Resort on Donner Summit. Call canceled en route by Donner Summit Fire Department.

– At 11:55 p.m., units responded to a vehicle accident on Interstate 80 at the California Highway Patrol’s scales. The patient was transported to the Tahoe Forest Hospital’s emergency room.

June 11

– At 8:39 a.m., units toned out for a downed plane at the Truckee Airport. Ambulance 926, R 925 and the California Highway Patrol responded. All units were canceled due to negative injury and negative hazard.

– At 11:50 a.m., units responded to a medical assist at the Resort at Squaw Creek. Squaw Valley Fire responded along with Ambulance 926. Ambulance 926 took over patient care; patient did not require transport.

– At 8:29 p.m., units toned out for a medical aid at the California Highway Patrol’s scales on Interstate 80. Ambulance 926 arrived and transported one patient to Tahoe Forest Hospital.

– At 5:15 p.m., units responded to a call concerning a resident burning piles to close to a fence. A unit responded ; resident had two large piles burning, one pile was extinguished and owner was advised to keep it small. The resident did have a valid burn permit.


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