Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 19-24. 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.

NOV. 19

Report of a suspicious subject — The reporting party claimed a male was sleeping near a dumpster.  The subject was contacted and claimed to be traveling through the area, and laid down to sleep.  The subject moved along.

Report of an alarm — The alarm was triggered by an employee.

Report of a suspicious vehicle — The vehicle was legally parked, registered, and unoccupied.

Report of fraud — The reporting party claimed someone had been using her social security number.  A report was completed.

Report of an alarm — The alarm was set off by an employee.

Report of a gas skip — The subject forgot to pay, but later returned and rectified the situation.

Report of an animal problem — The reporting party claimed a neighbor’s goat was running at large.  The owner was contacted and agreed to repair the fence where the goat escaped.

Report of injury to property — The reporting party claimed someone damaged the door to her residence.  A report was completed.

Report of an accident — Brittany Carson and Julianna Hall, collided as they both attempted to leave a parking lot. A report was completed.

Report of drugs — A devices used to ingest a controlled substance was located in a vacant apartment.  The device was destroyed.

New bookings — None.

NOV. 20

Report of a problem with a subject — A student at a local school was discovered to be under the influence of a controlled substance.  The juvenile was taken into custody and later released to a parent.  A report was completed, to be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office.

Report of a problem with a subject — The reporting party claimed to be in a rural area to hunt and discovered a subject had blocked the road with his vehicle to protect the elk he was hunting.  The information was passed on to Forest Service Law Enforcement.

Report of a suspicious subject — The reporting party observed someone enter his vehicle and other vehicles in the neighborhood.  The area was checked, but the male could not be located.

New bookings — None.

NOV. 21

Report of a suspicious subject — Reporting party stated that she observed an individual walking down her road looking into cars. The individual was contacted who advised he was walking home and was just resting against the vehicles.

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

Report of a motorist assist — Officer assisted an individual who was operating a vehicle on US 93 and was attempting to make a U-turn when the vehicle had become stuck. A tow truck assisted the motorist.

Report of a disturbance — Officer received a report of an individual operating a backhoe causing a disturbance. The backhoe was located, but no operator was present.

Report of a problem with a subject — Officer received a report of an individual acting strange. Officer contacted the individual and advised him to seek mental health.

Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that someone had entered into one of the train cars and removed some property and caused some damage. Investigation continues.

Report of a problem with a subject — Reporting party stated that her landlord enters into her rental when she is not home. The landlord was contacted and advised of the consequences of his actions.

Report of an alarm — False alarm.

Report of a trash problem — Officer contacted the renter and the landlord who blamed each other. They were advised to clean up the trash.

Report of a battery — Officer received a report of a child that had been battered while attending school. Officer will contact school officials and advise them of the situation that was reported. Investigation continues.

Report of property damage — Reporting party stated that someone had cut the tires on his vehicle. The incident was documented

Report of a problem with a subject — Reporting party stated that he was traveling home in his vehicle when he was followed by his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend proceeded to yell at him when he stopped his car. The ex-boyfriend left the area and officers are attempting to locate him.

Report of a possible fraud — Reporting party stated that he got a phone call and the caller claimed to be someone he was not. The incident was documented.

Report of a sexual assault — Officer received a report of a female that had been sexually assaulted. Investigation continues.

Report of a welfare check — The individuals were contacted and were waiting for a ride.

New bookings — Jesse Baca / Serving time. Zachary R. Kelly / Probation violation / No bail. Edward Ward / Contempt of court / Bail $984.

NOV. 22

Report of a problem with a subject — Officer received a report of a subject sleeping in a bathroom at a local casino. Officer woke the person up and advised him to leave the business establishment. He complied.

Report of an arrest — Officer reported that during a traffic stop William B. Ricker age 24 of Washington, UT was arrested on a Lincoln County warrant and for basic speed.

Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that someone had stolen the hitch to his trailer. The incident was documented.

Report of dogs at large — The area was patrolled, but the dogs were not located.

Report of a juvenile with a gun — Officer contacted the juvenile who was playing with an air soft gun. No crime had occurred.

Report of an accident / private property — Michael Calchera of Ely was operating a vehicle and was backing up. He failed to see a parked and unoccupied vehicle belonging to Wendy Anderson of Ely. Calchera’s vehicle struck Anderson vehicle causing damage. An accident report was completed.

Report of a suspicious fire — Reporting party stated that a planter box in front of his home had caught fire. Investigation continues.

Report of a suspicious subject — Officer contacted the individual who was fixing satellite dishes in the area. No crime had occurred.

Report of an alarm — False alarm.

Report of a dog at large — Officer contacted the owner of the dogs who stated that they had escaped his yard. He was advised to keep the dogs contained.

Report of a problem with a subject — Officer received a report of an individual causing a disturbance and throwing things into the roadway. Officer contacted the individual and reported that no crime had occurred.

Report of a death — Officer reported that Helen I. Bybee age 90 of Ely died at her residence due to natural causes.

Report of a problem with a subject — Officer received a report of an individual who threw an ash tray at a bartender at a local bar. The individual and the bartender were contacted and the bartender requested the individual be trespassed from the establishment.

New bookings — William B. Ricker / Lincoln County warrant, contempt of court / Bail $ 225. / Basic speed / Bail $75. Carlos Solis / Serving time.

NOV. 23

Report of an alarm — False alarm.

Report of a public nuisance — Officer reported that he made contact with a Ruth resident and advised her to clean up garbage that had accumulated around her residence.

Report of an open door — Officer located an open door on a local business that was closed. The business was checked and the door secured.

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

Report of suspicious circumstances — Reporting party located a knife at her residence that she wanted destroyed. The knife was disposed of.

Report of an arrest — Officer reported that Jonathan L. Simons age 19 of Ely was arrested for D.U.I. drugs, failure to obey a traffic control device, and driving suspended.

New bookings — Jonathan L. Simons / D.U.I. drugs, failure to obey traffic control device, and driving suspended / Bail $16,000.

NOV. 24

Report of a suspicious subject — Officer received a report of an individual walking around people’s cars. The area was patrolled, but no one was located.

Report of an alarm — False alarm.

Report of a truancy — Officer reported that the juvenile who was not attending school was issued a citation for truancy and a report was sent to Juvenile Probation.

Report of a bad check — Officer collected the check from the business establishment and turned it over to the District Attorney’s Office for collections.

Report of a dog bite — Reporting party stated that she had been bitten by her own dog. The reporting party received medical attention.

Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that an item had been removed from his business establishment. During the officers investigation it was found that the item was possible repossessed due to the reporting party being behind on payments. Investigation continues.

Report of unattended children — Officer received a report of two small children being left alone inside of a residence. Officer contacted the parents who were home at the time, but indicated they were both gone from the residence for a couple of minutes. Both parents were warned about leaving their children unattended.

Report of a lost hunter — Officers received a report of a hunter who had become lost. Search and Rescue were contacted and they located the hunter.

Report of a motorist assist — Officer assisted several hunters whose vehicle had become disabled. They were provided transportation back to their campsite.

Report of a suspicious subject — Reporting party stated she heard someone talking behind her home. The area was patrolled, but no one was located.

New bookings — None.