Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 17-22. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or elsewhere in the newspaper that are leased by law enforcement agencies that include the WPCSO, Nevada Highway Patrol, Ely Shoshone Tribal Police and other local, state, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies.

SEPT. 17

Report of harassment — The reporting party claimed to have been threatened by another subject.  The reporting party just wanted the incident documented in order to apply for a protection order.

Report of an abandoned vehicle — Contact was made with the owner, who moved the vehicle.

Report of vandalism — The reporting party claimed vandalism to his vehicle, and he suspects neighboring kids.  Contact to be made with the kids.

Report of a problem with a subject — The reporting party claimed an issue with another person regarding a contract.  The subject was advised the issue was civil and to handle it as such.

Report of suspicious subject — The reporting party claimed a female was in a truck with a child, screaming, breaking something.  Contact was made with the driver, identified as 42 year old Ely resident Jacqueline Lynn Peterson.  Peterson was later arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and child endangerment.

Report of a problem with a subject — The reporting party claimed a co-worker came to his residence and had been arguing with him and his wife.  The incident was documented in case of further problems.

Report of a dog problem — The reporting party complained about his neighbor’s having too many dogs and maintaining a public nuisance.  The dog issue was passed onto Animal Control and the neighbors will be contacted in regards to their waste removal issues.

Report of a welfare check — The subject was located and was fine.

Report of a reckless driver — Two semi-trucks allegedly passed a school bus with the red lights flashing.  Deputies were unable to locate the suspect vehicles.

Report of harassment — The reporting party claimed to have engage in an argument with a family member over ownership of a TV.  The reporting party was advised the issue was civil.

Report of a problem with a subject — The manager of a local business claimed a patron was causing a disturbance.  The patron had left prior to officers arriving.

Report of an attempt to locate — The reporting party claimed a member of his hunting party was overdue.  The overdue subject returned to camp shortly after the report was made.

Report of a violation of a protection order — The reporting party claimed to have a protection order, which was being violated by the adverse party.  It was discovered the protection order had yet to be served on the subject.  Deputies located the adverse party and served him with the order.

Report of harassment — The reporting party claimed to have been followed by a subject.  A report was completed.

Report of threats — The reporting party claimed a subject had threatened her via Facebook.  Deputies attempted to contact the suspect, but were unsuccessful.  The investigation continues.

New bookings — Jacqueline Lynn Peterson / Driving under the influence of drugs – Under the influence of drugs – Child endangerment / Bail $45,000. Matthew Sean Merys / Contempt of court / No bail.

SEPT. 18

Report of an open door — The door of a local business was found open during non-business hours.  The building was checked, but nothing suspicious was found.

Report of suspicious circumstances — Deputies responded to a report of a female who had been stabbed.  The female claimed it to have been an accident.  The investigation continues.

Report of a hit and run — The reporting party claimed their unoccupied vehicle had been struck.  The striking vehicle was later located and the driver of that vehicle, Lorena Rodriguez, was issued a citation for hit and run and driving without a valid driver’s license.

Report of a domestic disturbance — The male and female involved both claimed the incident was verbal, and didn’t wish law enforcement involvement.

Report of a bad check — The reporting party claimed to have received a check for service rendered.  The check was returned from the bank for non-sufficient funds.  A report was completed and the check was submitted to the District Attorney’s Office.

Report of a bad check — The reporting party claimed to have received a check for service rendered.  The check was returned from the bank for non-sufficient funds.  A report was completed and the check was submitted to the District Attorney’s Office.

Report of a reckless driver — The reporting party complained about vehicles speeding near his home.  The area was patrolled, but no speeding vehicles were found.

Report of a civil problem — The reporting party claimed to be a lien holder on a vehicle he sold to another party, but had not received any payment from the purchaser.  The reporting party was advised to pursue the matter civilly.

Report of a welfare check — The subject was located and claimed to be fine.

Report of a theft — The reporting party claimed someone had been stealing money from vending machines at her business.  The money was later returned and the reporting party didn’t wish to pursue charges.

Report of a problem with a subject — The reporting party claimed a subject was in her home and refused to leave.  The subject was confused and believed the home was his.  The subject left without incident.

Report of a theft — The reporting party claimed a tire was stolen from his child’s bicycle.  A report was completed.

Report of stolen property — The reporting party claimed someone had stolen her personal property and she had found it at a neighbor’s house.  The investigation continues.

Report of a suspicious subject — The reporting party observed a suspicious subject hitch-hiking.  Deputies checked the area, but the subject was gone.

Report of a problem with a subject — The reporting party claimed to be harassed, vie text message, from her soon to be ex-husband.  Deputies attempted contact with the male, but were unsuccessful.

Report of suspicious circumstances — The reporting party claimed someone kept knocking on her door late at night.  A report was completed.

New bookings — Jose Eddie Morales – Serving time for District Court. James E Southcott – Serving time for Ely Justice Court.

SEPT. 19

Report of a suspicious vehicle — Officer located the vehicle and reported that no crime had occurred.

Report of harassment — Reporting party stated that his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend were parked near his home. The area was patrolled, but they were not located.

Report of a fight — Reporting party stated that a friend of his had accused him of stealing some property. He stated that his friend hit him and threatened him with a knife. Officers interviewed the witnesses that were present who gave conflicting statements. The investigation continues.

Report of vandalism — Reporting party stated that the siding on her home had been damaged by a juvenile who lives in her neighborhood. Investigation continues.

Report of a welfare check — Officer contacted the individual and reported that he requested no assistance.

Report of an alarm — False alarm

Report of an accident / private property — Gary Muscato of Ely was operating a vehicle and was backing up. He failed to see a vehicle behind him being operated by Scott May of Eureka, NV. Muscato’s vehicle struck May’s vehicle causing damage. An accident report was completed. .

Report of an ambulance assist — Officer received a report of an individual laying in the dirt. Officer contacted the individual who was confused. He was taken to E.R. by ambulance.

Report of found drug paraphernalia — Officer collected the items and they were destroyed.

Report of a hit and run accident — Reporting party stated that her vehicle had been damaged, but she wasn’t sure where it had occurred. The incident was documented.

Report of an accident — Officer reported that Rebecca A. Hulings of McGill was operating a vehicle traveling on the bench road. She lost control of her vehicle causing it to leave the roadway and roll. An accident report was completed. Hulings was issued a citation for due care.

Report of a dog bite — Reporting party stated that several dogs had entered into a yard that his child was playing in. He stated that the dogs either scratched his child or bite him. The incident was documented.

Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that an employee was stealing from his business. Investigation continues.

Report of an open door — Officer reported that the business was checked and the doors were found to be secured.

Report of a fight — Officer reported that the individuals involved were contacted who denied any fight had occurred.

New bookings — James E. Southcott / Serving time.

SEPT. 20

Report of a hit and run accident — Officer reported that someone had struck a stop sign and then fled the area.

Report of a death — Officer reported that Patricia L. McCarty age 84 of Ruth died at her residence of natural causes.

Report of a reckless driver — The area was patrolled, but the vehicle was not located.

Report of a dog at large — The area was patrolled, but the dog was not located.

Report of a traffic hazard — Officer contacted the responsible party who was advised to remove the cones from the roadway.

Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that several tires were removed from her residence. During the officers investigation several suspects were identified. Investigation continues.

Report of a possible prowler — Officer patrolled the area, but no one was located.

Report of a stolen vehicle — Reporting party stated that she was out parting with some friends and believes one of her friends took her vehicle. The vehicle was located parked at the reporting party’s hotel room.

New bookings — Brandon Conder / Contempt of court / Bail $914.

SEPT. 21

Report of an arrest — Officer reported that Patricia K. Dadeppo age 47 of Ely was arrested for D.U.I. #1 and position and method of stop.

Report of a stranded motorist — Officer received a report of an individual whose vehicle had become stuck near Moiser Canyon. Officer located the individuals and reported that a family member arrived and provided them a ride home.

Report of an alarm — False alarm.

Report of suspicious circumstances — Reporting party stated that she received a text message from an individual soliciting sex. Officer contacted the caller who denied the allegation and stated that she had loaned her phone to several people during the day. The incident was documented.

Report of an accident — The report was given to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Report of an accident / private property — Andrew Lightbody of South Lake Tahoe, CA was operating a vehicle and turned too sharply colliding into a gas pump barrier. An accident report was completed.

New bookings — Patricia K. Dadeppo / D.U.I. #1and position and method of stop. / Bail $1,005.

SEPT. 22

Report of harassment — Reporting party stated that his neighbor is accusing him of stealing his property. The incident was documented.

Report of harassment — Reporting party stated that she received a letter from an individual that was concerning to her. The letter was collected and the incident was documented.

Report of threats — Reporting party stated that he had heard through a third party an individual was making threats towards him. The reporting party wanted the incident documented in case of future problems.

Report of harassing phone calls — Reporting party stated that she is receiving unwanted telephone calls from her ex-husband. The ex-husband was contacted and advised to stop calling.

Report of an arrest — Officer reported that David G. Cook age 71 of Forest Knolls, CA was arrested for D.U.I., basic speed and open container of alcohol.

Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that her grandson is stealing things from her. The reporting party wanted the grandson spoken to about stealing.

Report of a reckless driver — Reporting party stated that a passenger in a vehicle was hanging out a window hitting the side of a school bus. Officer contacted the parent of the juvenile involved who advised he would take care of the problem.

New bookings — David G. Cook / D.U.I. basic speed and open container of alcohol / Bail $1,571. Emma Paez / Contempt of court / Bail $6,000.

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