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Man arrested after marijuana oil lab fire

February 11, 2020

Placer County authorities say they arrested a man after a shed fire led them to a butane honey oil lab in Tahoe Vista. David Michener faces charges of manufacturing a controlled substance and possession of...








Murder suspect captured in Incline Village

January 2, 2020

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A manhunt for a murder suspect at Lake Tahoe ended with an arrest Thursday afternoon. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and partnering agencies spent 12 and a half hours searching for Amador...



Suspect arrested in Truckee laundromat fire

December 30, 2019

A Truckee man remained in custody Thursday in the Nevada County Jail after he allegedly broke into a laundromat and set a fire because he was cold, authorities said. Truckee police officers responded to LaunderLand,...


Man robs Truckee gas station, pepper sprays clerk

December 24, 2019

The Truckee Police Department is investigating a Monday morning robbery in which the suspect allegedly brandished a gun, took cash and then pepper sprayed the clerk. The suspect robbed the Truckee Shell Gas Station, 10278...







Trial not been set for Truckee man accused of rape

October 31, 2019

A trial has not yet been set for a rape case involving 46-year old John Melvin Carson, prosecutors said Thursday. Deputy District Attorney Ed Grubaugh said he expects the case will move toward a trial....


Camp counselor in Truckee faces lewd acts charges

October 22, 2019

A Truckee man accused of touching girls at a camp where he was training was free on bond Thursday after making his $105,000 bond, authorities said. Joshua David Solt, 29, faces three counts of lewd...