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The following police reports are collected from truckee Police Department and Nevada County Sheriffs Office reports from Dec. 21 to Dec. 27Dec. 21 At 11 a.m. on Palisades Drive officers responded to a suicidal female and secured the scene. An informational report was taken. At 3 p.m. on Donner Pass Road four young males entered a convenience store, stole several cases of beer and left the store through the back door. There is a possible suspect pending based on the description given by the convenience store attendant. Case pending further follow-up.Dec. 22 At 10:30 a.m. on East Alder Creek Road a vehicle was involved in a property damage only traffic collision. At 5:30 p.m. on Deerfield Drive a known suspect attempted to use an altered California drivers license to purchase alcohol. The suspect fled the scene prior to officers arrival. At 7:30 p.m. on Donner Pass Road an unknown person spray-painted graffiti on an outside wall of Safeway. At 8:40 p.m. on Donner Pass Road at Northwoods Boulevard there was a hit and run accident. The victim followed the suspect onto Interstate 80, where the suspect subsequently crashed his vehicle and was arrested by the California Highway Patrol for suspected drunk driving. Dec. 23 At 2:45 a.m. a known suspect entered a residence and committed sexual battery on the occupant. The suspect fled and was later arrested. At 7 a.m. on Laubernham Circle the Truckee Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence and recovered nearly six pounds of processed marijuana, 157 marijuana plants, two handguns, and cash. The occupant of the residence was arrested and booked on numerous offesnses. At 7:45 a.m. on Fairway Drive a single vehicle lost control, drove off the roadway, and struck a fire hydrant. At 4 p.m. on Deerfield Drive a suspect entered a persons place of business and presented a forged travelers check in order to obtain merchandise. The suspect also presented a false drivers license to verify his identification to the business clerk. At 8 p.m. on Deerfield Drive an apparent under-age customer attempted to purchase alcohol from a gas station. The false identification was confiscated by the attendant, and the customer fled prior to police arrival. At 8:30 p.m. on Donner Pass Road at Levon a vehicle was stopped for weaving while driving in the suicide lane. Upon contact the driver displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was subsequently arrested for suspected DUI. The suspects vehicle was towed. At 10:30 p.m. on Alder Creek Road at Carpenter Valley Road there was a single vehicle roll-over with no injuriesDec. 24 At 3:15 a.m. on Wolfgang Road a subject was found to be under the influence of alcohol to the point where he could no longer care for himself. At 7:45 p.m. on Donner Pass Road a subject parked his vehicle in the Safeway parking lot and entered the store, leaving his vehicle locked with the engine running. Subject returned to the area to find that an unknown person had stolen his vehicle. A stolen vehicle report was taken . Dec. 25 At midnight on West River Street an officer observed a vehicle speeding and running a red light at more than 80 miles per hour. The officer chased the vehicle, which was swerving, weaving, and nearly losing control. The vehicle stopped and the driver was arrested for suspected DUI, driving without a license, and for not being insured. At 4:15 p.m. on Northwoods Boulevard at Cedar Trail a vehicle was found on the shoulder of the road with its hazard lights on and the hood up. The vehicle was unoccupied, and a license check revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen from the Auburn area earlier that morning. The vehicle was processed for prints and was recovered by a towing company. The owner of the vehicle was notified, but there is no suspect information. At 9:30 p.m. on Deerfield Drive officers responded to a welfare check in a hotel room. The subject displayed obvious signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. The subject allowed an inspection of the room where it was observed that furniture had been turned over and a mirror had been pulled off a wall. The subject was found to have various controlled substances in his possession, including marijuana and LSD. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of possessing controlled substances and was booked without further incident. Dec. 26 At 3 a.m. on Palisades Drive an intoxicated subject phoned 911 from a public telephone to request a ride home. The intoxicated subject was contacted inside a convenience store and subsequently arrested for public intoxication. During booking, he was found to have a felony warrant from the state of Arizona. At 9:30 a.m. on Schussing Way at Alder Creek Drive there was a tow-vehicle non-injury collision. At 8:15 p.m. on Northwoods Boulevard and Chamonix there was a two-vehicle accident with injuries At 8:15 p.m. on Northwoods Boulevard a pickup truck lost control during a snow storm and crashed into a fire hydrant. Dec. 27 At 6:30 a.m. on Jeffery Pine at Star Pine there was a single-vehicle. At 9 a.m. on Northwoods Boulevard at Hidden Circle there was a single-vehicle non-injury collision. At 9:15 a.m. on Alder Drive there was a single-vehicle non-injury accident in which the driver lost control due to speed. At 3:45 on West River Street a vehicle was stopped for having expired registration. A records check revealed that the driver had an outstanding warrant, and the driver was consequentially arrested. At 6 p.m. on Chalet Road officers responded to give medical assistance to a young child who had stopped breathing. Prior to arrival of police or the Truckee Fire Department, family members administered CPR and the child was revived.


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