Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Mar. 29 – Apr. 4 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 released 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.

MAR. 29

Report of an agency assist—Officers assisted with an individual who was non responsive. CPR was performed and the individual was taken to E.R. by ambulance.

Report of a fire—Officers received a report of a trailer house that was on fire. Ely Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

Report of lost and found items—Reporting party stated that a guest at a local motel had left some medication in their room when they checked out. The owner was contacted who requested the medication be destroyed. The items were destroyed.

Report of a citizen assist—Officers assisted NDOT with traffic control due to a snow plow breaking down.

Report of a problem with a subject—Officer received a report of an individual who was pushing snow into the roadway. Officer reported that the person was not pushing it into the roadway, but into the gutter.

Report of an accident—Reporting party stated that while operating a vehicle traveling on US 93 he was struck from behind by another vehicle, which caused him to drive off the roadway. The striking vehicle fled the scene. A report was completed.

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

Report of a welfare check—The individual was contacted and requested no assistance.

Report of suspicious circumstances—Reporting party stated that several juveniles were loitering around a camp trailer. The juveniles were contacted and the incident was documented.

Report of a juvenile problem—Officer received a report of a juvenile who was out of control and causing a disturbance at home. Officer reported that the juvenile was transported to Elko Detention Center.

Report of an alarm—False alarm.

Report of an alarm—False alarm.

New bookings—None.

MAR. 30

Report of threats—Officer received a report of an individual who had left a threatening message on a schools message machine. Officer reported that an unknown individual had left a message indicating he was going to do harm to the school and those in attendance. Officers patrolled the schools throughout the day and no problems were reported. Investigation into the situation continues.

Report of a welfare check—Officer attempted to locate the individual, but he was not at home.

Report of a bad check—Reporting party stated that she had written a check to a local store and she didn’t have appropriate funds to cover the amount due to a banking error. The reporting party wanted information on how to take care of the mistake. She was advised to contact the business she had written the check to and provide the correct funds.

Report of property damage—Reporting party stated that someone had entered onto his property and broken several windows out of his camp trailers.

Report of a lost item—Reporting party stated that she had lost her wallet at a local business. The incident was documented.

Report of a suspicious subject—Officer contacted the individual who had been locked out of a residence he was staying at. The individual was trying to gain access to the home by climbing through a window. The owner of the home was contacted and he advised the individual was staying with him.

Report of a dog bite—Reporting party stated that while at a friend’s home her son had been bitten by their dog. The owner of the dog was contacted and the individual received medical treatment at E.R.

Report of threats—Reporting party stated that he was joking around with an individual and it had gotten out of hand. He stated that a friend of the individual had confronted him about the jokes. The reporting party requested no law enforcement action.

Report of suspicious circumstances—Reporting party stated that her daughter was walking home from school when an individual offered her a ride. Officer obtained the description of the vehicle and the individual who was operating it. The incident was documented.

Report of a traffic hazard—Officer located several plywood walls that had fallen off a vehicle. The items were removed from the roadway.

New bookings—Wendy K. Leininger / Justice Court warrant, failure to pay / Bail $1.074 / Arrested by the Nevada Highway Patrol./Mark Waszczak/ Head lights required, no insurance, driving without a valid license and driving suspended/ Bail $1,485. / Arrested by the Nevada Highway Patrol.

MAR. 31

Report of a bad check—A local business owner provided a check that had been passed in exchange for goods and services.  The check had been returned for non-sufficient funds.  A report was completed and will be submitted to the City Attorney for prosecution.

Report of suspicious circumstances—A male was reportedly injured, possibly from being involved in a fight.  The male was contacted and said he received the injuries falling down some stairs.

Report of a theft—The reporting party claimed a relative stole some items from her months ago.  The relative was contacted and denied taking anything.

Report of a welfare check—The subject could not be located.

Report of an accident—Upon arrival, both parties had already agreed to handle the issue themselves through their insurance companies.

Report of a parking violation—The malefactor responsible for the contravention was contacted and conceded to move the vehicle.

Report of an arrest—An officer observed a suspicious vehicle, and made contact with the occupant, identified as 62 year old Ely resident, who was later arrested for driving under the influence, and various drug violations.

Report of an arrest—32 year old Ely resident Brian Bainbridge was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

New Bookings—Harold Blaine Holmes / Driving under the influence, use of a controlled substance, possession of meth, drug paraphernalia, and driving on the right side required / Bail $45,000/Brian Bainbridge / Warrant – probation violation / No bail

APRIL 1

Report of a death—Officer reported that Milton D. Gardner age 97 of Lund passed away at his residence of natural causes.

Report of an alarm—False alarm.

Report of an agency assist— Officers received a report of an individual who was non responsive. Officers reported that the individual was taken to E.R. for medical assistance.

Report of a death—Officer reported that Terry Anderson age 60 of Cherry Creek died at his residence of natural causes.

Report of an accident—Sandra Richardson of Pocatello, ID was operating a vehicle traveling on Aultman Street. Roger Herman of Bellefante, PA was operating a vehicle traveling Aultman Street. Richardson attempted to change lanes and struck Herman’s vehicle causing damage. An accident report was completed.

Report of a problem with a subject—Rreporting party stated that several individuals were loitering around a local gas station asking people for money. Officer contacted the individuals and per the management of the gas station they were trespassed from the property.

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

New bookings—None

APRIL 2

Report of an arrest—Officer reported that Mara L. Vasquez age 33 of Ely was arrested on a Elko Justice Court warrant.

Report of a scam—Reporting party stated that he received a phone call and the caller advised him that there was a problem with his computer. He allowed them to fix it and they charged him several hundred dollars. He stated that they then called back indicating they found more problems and they needed to charge him more money to fix it. The reporting party was advised it was a scam and to un- install any programs that had put on his computer. He was also advised to contact his credit card company and advise them to cancel any charges related to this.

Report of a theft—Reporting party stated that an individual had removed a shopping cart from a local store. The area was patrolled, but they were not located.

Report of harassment—reporting party stated that an individual had placed a comment on Face Book about a local business that was defaming the business. Officer read the post and reported that no crime had occurred.

Report of a disturbance—Officer received a report of a music disturbance. Officer contacted the responsible party who was playing his music to loud. He was advised to turn it down.

Report of a problem with a subject—Officer received a report of an individual riding his skateboard in the roadway at night. The individual was contacted and advised to stay out of the roadway.

Report of a reckless driver—Officer contacted the operator of the vehicle and advised him of the complaint. He was issued a warning.

Report of a problem with a subject—Officer received a report of an individual who had taken some clothing that had been dropped off for a donation. The individual was contacted and the items were returned.

Report of a parking problem—Officer located the vehicle and reported that it was legally parked.

Report of an arrest—Officer reported that Jennifer Robinson-Randall age 44 of Ely was arrested on an Ely Municipal Court warrant.

New bookings—Mara L. Vasquez / Elko Justice Court warrant x 2/ Bail $685. / Bail $1,040. /Jennifer Robinson-Randall /Ely Municipal Court warrant, contempt of court / Bail $325.

APRIL 3

Report of an arrest—Officer reported that during a traffic stop on a vehicle Thomas M. Williams age 27 of Ely and Danielle J. Browning age 27 of Ely were arrested for obstructing a police officer.

Report of a domestic disturbanc—Officer received a report of a domestic battery that had taken place. During the officers investigation Colon H. Jackson age 25 of Ely was arrested for domestic battery. Jackson is accused his hitting his girlfriend.

Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that he loaned his vehicle to a family member and now the family member won’t return the vehicle. Officer contacted the family member and advised her to return the vehicle.

Report of a lost and found item—Reporting party brought a snow board to the Sheriff’s Office that she had located. The snow board was placed into lost and found.

Report of stolen problem—Reporting party stated that someone had stolen his bicycle from his yard. A report was completed.

Report of an ATL—Reporting party stated that her husband had gone into the mountains, but hadn’t returned home. Officer reported that during their search the individual returned home.

Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that she was arguing with an individual and she wished for him to leave her residence. Officer reported that the individual left and returned to his home.

Report of an agency assist—Officer assisted with an individual who was having a hard time breathing. The individual received medical assistance.

Report of an arrest—Officer reported that during a traffic stop Zachary D. Warren age 25 of South Lake Tahoe, CA was arrested for unregistered vehicle, no insurance, and driving suspended.

 

New bookings—Thomas M. Williams / Obstructing a police officer / Bail $355./Danielle J. Browning / Obstructing a police officer / Bail $355. /Colon H. Jackson / Domestic battery / Bail $3,140./John M. Eames / NHP warrant, contempt of court / Bail $6,000. / Arrested by the Nevada Department of Wildlife/Zachary D. Warren / Unregistered vehicle, no insurance, and driving suspended/ Bail $1,625

APRIL 4

Report of a domestic disturbance—Officer contacted the parties involved who had been engaged in a verbal argument. The parties involved separated for the night.

Report of an alarm—False alarm.

Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that an individual came to her home to talk to her about a problem she is having with an individual. The reporting party stated that she wanted the incident documented due to the behavior of the person that came to her home. A report was completed.

Report of a welfare check—Officer contacted the individual and reported that she was in need of medical attention. An ambulance was requested who provided medical assistance.

Repokrt of a theft—Reporting party stated that a package had been delivered to his home and left on his porch. He stated that someone had stolen the package. The incident was documented.

Report of a welfare check—Officer attempted to locate the individual, but no one was home.

Report of an agency assist—Officer assisted D.C.F.S. on a home visit. No problems were reported.

Report of a theft—Officer received a report of an individual who was stealing power. Officer reported that a power meter had been tampered with allowing the theft of the power. Investigation continues.

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

Report of a civil problem—Officers performed a court ordered civil stand by while property was removed from a residence.

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

Report of a shoplifter—Officer received a report of an individual who had taken an item from a local store without paying for it. Officer contacted the individual and identified him as Clay D. Cook age 51 of Ely. Cook was arrested for trespassing and petit larceny.

Report of a music disturbance—Officer received a report of a music disturbance at a local residence. Officer contacted the occupant of the home and advised during his investigation determined the occupant to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Officer identified the individual as Randy W. Rowley age 45 of Ely. Rowley was arrested for use of a controlled substance. Investigation continues.

New bookings—Clay D. Cook / Trespassing and petit larceny/ Bail $710./Randy W. Rowley / Use of a controlled substance / Bail $30,000./Walter R. Kennedy / Contempt of court / No bail/K.C.   J. Valdez/ Serving time.

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