The following incidents are taken from the logs of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office for the week of Feb. 19-25:
– At 8 a.m., a small air compressor was reported to have been stolen from a construction site the previous night.
– At 10:04 a.m., a multiple car collision was reported on Skislope Way. No injuries were reported.
– At 1:24 p.m., a two car vehicle collision was reported on Lausanne Way. No injuries were reported.
– At 4:52 p.m., an adult male was arrested following a fight reported at an Estates Drive home.
– At 1:17 a.m., a burglary was reported at a local ski equipment shop.
– At 8:12 a.m., an adult male was arrested for alleged public intoxication on Alder Drive.
– At 11:13 a.m., a Donner Lake resident reported someone had stolen a bench from his front yard.
– At 3:30 p.m., a caller at Boreal Ski Area reported that someone had attacked her dog.
– At 5:17 p.m., a Northwoods Boulevard resident reported several juveniles were snowboarding off the roof of a resident’s house. The suspects were gone when officers arrived.
– At 2:52 p.m., the Tahoe Donner Association reported a window had been smashed in one of their shops.
– At 3:15 p.m., a local restaurant reported that one of their chefs was allegedly stealing food and selling it out behind the restaurant. A report was taken for possible action.
– At 7:30 p.m., an attempted suicide was reported. The victim was referred to mental health authorities.
– At 12:43 a.m., an adult male called in to report he was cold and lost. Officers responded and arrested the man for alleged public intoxication.
– At 5:10 a.m., units responded to assist in the search for two lost juvenile skiers near Squaw Valley (see story, page 1A).
– At 7 a.m., several Glenshire residents reported their homes had been vandalized by paint balls the previous night.
– At 5:15 p.m., a vehicle collision was reported on Donner Pass Road. No injuries were reported.
– At 9:12 p.m., a vehicle was reported to be abandoned at the roundabout and was impeding snow removal. The vehicle was towed.
– At 5:08 p.m., an adult was arrested for alleged shoplifting at a local supermarket.
– At 11:05 p.m., an alleged rape was reported. A suspect was arrested the following day on multiple charges.
– At 12:35 a.m., two adult males was arrested on Donner Pass Road for alleged drunk driving.
– At 7 a.m., further cases of paint ball vandalism were reported in the Glenshire area. Extra patrols were requested.
– At 9:15 a.m., a two car vehicle collision was reported on Northwoods Boulevard. No injuries were reported.
– At 9:30 a.m., numerous vehicles were reported disabled and sliding on ice on Donner Trail, causing an extreme hazard. Sand trucks were ordered in.
– At 2:27 p.m., a two car vehicle collision was reported on Donner Pass Road. No injuries were reported.
– At 2:11 a.m., an adult female was arrested on Glenshire Drive for alleged drunk driving.
– At 11:57 a.m., a two car vehicle collision was reported on Alder Creek Road. No injuries were reported.
– At 3:22 p.m., an adult male was arrested at a local shopping center for alleged public intoxication.
The Truckee Fire Protection District responded to 65 calls during the week of Feb. 19-25.
– At 8:58 a.m., units responded to a vehicle accident on Interstate 80 eastbound. One patient was transported to Tahoe Forest Hospital.
– At 6:25 p.m., units responded to a vehicle fire on Cavalier Rise.
The fire was safely extinguished.
– At 11:49 a.m., units responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-80 eastbound. One patient was transported to TFH.
– At 2:22 a.m., units responded to transport a patient with unknown injuries picked up on the railroad tracks by a Union Pacific train. The patient was transported to TFH.
– At 10:31 a.m., units responded to a vehicle accident on I-80 westbound. Two patients were transported to TFH.
Donner Summit Fire Department
Donner Summit Fire Department responded to 20 calls for the week of Feb. 19-25 and 233 calls to date in 2000.
– At 2:40 p.m., Donner Summit Fire and Truckee Fire responded to reports of an injured and buried back country snowboarder or skier caught in an avalanche near the Rainbow Bridge on Old Highway 40. Upon arrival the patient was found to have dug himself out on his own, and was not in need of medical attention.
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