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Truckee Police arrest man on felony probation for fraud

September 12, 2019

Officers from the Truckee Police Department were dispatched to an address on Schussing Way Sunday, regarding a possible tenancy dispute. During the investigation, officers discovered one of the involved parties, Lancelot Ledwick, 30, of Castro...


Wreck leads to DUI arrest near Tahoe City

August 16, 2019

A driver was taken into custody last week and charged with driving under the influence following a Squaw Valley Road wreck, the California Highway Patrol said. The driver has been identified as 29-year-old Douglas Hewitt,...


Truckee nurse faces felony accusation over Botox injections

August 14, 2019

A Truckee nurse faces accusations that she gave Botox and other injections to patients without them first receiving consultation from a doctor, a Nevada County prosecutor said. Christine Ruffner Geis, 56, is charged with a...




UPDATE: Manhunt ends; authorities make arrests

July 26, 2019

UPDATE: Monday 7:40 a.m. A chaotic afternoon that involved a manhunt and five-hour closure of a highway on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore due to a bomb threat has come to an end. As of Friday...









Three men convicted for illegal killing of bear

April 23, 2019

Three men who illegally hunted and killed a bear in 2017 were recently convicted of poaching and sentenced last week. Daniel Rubio, Elisio Rubio Sr., and Elisio Rubio Jr., all of Dayton, were convicted Tuesday...