South Lake Tahoe Police Department Reminds Residents & Visitors To Lock Vehicles & Secure Valuables

South Lake Tahoe Police Department Reminds Residents & Visitors To Lock Vehicles & Secure Valuables

South Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…- Between February 20th and February 25, 2017, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department received nine reports of theft from a vehicle. Six of the reports were in the Tahoe Island area. The majority of the vehicles were said to have been left unlocked. Additionally, two vehicles were reported stolen on February […]

New CHP Officers To Be Sworn In

New CHP Officers To Be Sworn In

West Sacramento, CA…The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will swear in 126 new officers during a graduation ceremony at the CHP Academy in West Sacramento. Throughout 28 weeks of training, these men and women have been preparing to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security to the people of California. Following Friday’s graduation ceremony, […]

Mendocino County Murder Suspect Arrested In South Lake Tahoe

Mendocino County Murder Suspect Arrested In South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, CA…This afternoon, at around 4:15pm, South Lake Tahoe Police Department assisted Mendocino County Sheriff’s Detectives in locating and arresting a murder suspect from their jurisdiction. Because the murder investigation remains open and is the jurisdiction of the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, details of the offense will not be released by SLTPD. SLTPD […]

Placer Sheriff’s Office Says ICE Not Working In Kings Beach

Placer Sheriff’s Office Says ICE Not Working In Kings Beach

Kings Beach, CA…The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, North Lake Tahoe station, is receiving phone calls from parents and concerned citizens regarding a social media rumor alleging that ICE/Immigration agents are targeting school bus stops in the Kings Beach area. We believe these posts are misrepresenting the facts and spreading misinformation. We are not aware any […]

Several Injured In Pile Up On SR 88

Several Injured In Pile Up On SR 88

South Lake Tahoe, CA…CHP is reporting an accident on February 14th at approximately 1:00 p.m. The driver of a dark blue Toyota along with five passengers was traveling west on State Route 88, just east of the Kirkwood Inn. For an unknown reason the driver allowed her Toyota to leave the road way and collide […]

Traffic Update….Lanes Now Open After Major Injury Collision That Snarled Traffic On Hwy 88

Traffic Update….Lanes Now Open After Major Injury Collision That Snarled Traffic On Hwy 88

Kirkwood, CA…The lanes are now clear on Hwy 88 near Kirkwood that snarled traffic. It was an overturned vehicle collision near Kirkwood. So now the alternate route for the US 50 closure has reopened…. Incident: 00037 Type: Trfc Collision-Major Inj Location: 0 Sr88 Loc Desc: WB JEO KIRKWOOD 88 KIRK MEADOWS DR Lat/Lon: 38.703596 -120.069243 […]

Colorado Man Identified As Deceased In Hostage Drama Last Week

Colorado Man Identified As Deceased In Hostage Drama Last Week

Tahoe City, CA…The man who took a female hostage at gunpoint and was eventually shot and killed by Placer County Sheriff’s deputies early Friday morning has been identified as Jose Gonzales Lera, 27, from Lakewood, Colorado. After Lera refused to pull over for erratic driving at around 3 a.m. Friday, his car was stopped by […]

Don’t Let A DUI Sack Your Celebration

Don’t Let A DUI Sack Your Celebration

Sacramento, CA…On Sunday, February 5, football fans across the country will gather with friends and family to celebrate America’s most-watched national sporting event, the Super Bowl. Before the big game, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding all motorists to designate a sober driver in advance. The game plan for the CHP and law enforcement […]

Detectives Investigating Death Of Michael Borchardt, 49 From Homewood

Detectives Investigating Death Of Michael Borchardt, 49 From Homewood

Homewood, CA…Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a Homewood man who was found outside his home yesterday, covered in snow. At around 11 a.m., deputies were called to the PDQ Market in Tahoma, which is on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, for the report of an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was covered in […]