Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 16-Feb. 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 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.

FEB. 16

Report of a barking dog—Officer reported that the owner of the dog was not at home. He will be contacted and advised of the complaint at a later date.

Report of a suspicious subject—Reporting party stated that a stranger had walked into her apartment. The individual was located and advised to stay away from the reporting party.

Report of fraud—Reporting party stated that someone had gained access to her banking account and had removed a large amount of money. Investigation continues.

Report of a suspicious subject—Reporting party stated that he had loaned some money to an individual who stated that his vehicle had broken down. The individual was to return and repay the money. The incident was documented.

Report of a possible drunk driver—Officer contacted the operator of the vehicle who was not intoxicated. He was advised of the complaint and advised operate his vehicle in a safer manner.

Report of a public nuisance—Officer contacted the owner of the accumulated garbage and advised him to remove it to the landfill.

Report of a problem with a subject—Officer received a report of an intoxicated person refusing to leave a local casino. The individual was contacted and identified as Veronica M. Martinez age 46 of Ely. Martinez was arrested for trespassing.

New bookings—Veronica M. Martinez / Trespassing / Bail $355.

FEB. 17

Report of a suspicious vehicle—Officer located the vehicle which had become stuck in a snow bank. The owner was contacted and advised to remove the vehicle.

Report of truancy x4—Officer received a report of several students that had been deemed truant due to multiple un-excused absences. The juveniles were issued citations and reports were sent to Juvenile Probation.

Report of a problem with a student—Officer received a report of an intoxicated student at a local school. Officer confirmed that the student had consumed alcohol. He was later released to a family member. A report was sent to Juvenile Probation.

Report of propert damage—Reporting party stated that someone had turned the power off on his shop causing his freezer to lose its power. The items in the freezer had been damaged along with other items that had frozen in the shop. Investigation continues.

Report of fraud—Reporting party stated that he received a phone call from a company claiming that he had taken out a loan with them and he was delinquent on the loan. The reporting party advised he had not taken out any loans. The incident was documented.

Report of a bad check—Reporting party stated that he loaned an individual some money and the individual payed him back with a check. When the reporting party cashed the check it was returned due to insufficient funds. Investigation continues.

Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that she is moving out of her rented residence. She stated that her landlord had locked a shed that contains some of her property and he won’t remove the lock so she can obtain her stuff. . Officers are attempting to locate the landlord.

Report of an accident—Michael Byrns of Spring Creek, NV was operating a vehicle traveling on the Bald Mountain Road when he struck a horse causing damage to his vehicle. A report was completed.

New bookings—Becky R. Lewis/ Serving time.

FEB. 18

Report of truancy—A student missed three or more days without excuse and was deemed a habitual truant.  A report will be submitted to Juvenile Probation and a citation will be issued to the student.

Report of an arrest—20 year old Ashley Dawn McNay, of Ely, was arrested for an outstanding District Court Warrant.

Report of a threat—The reporting party claimed an unknown person stole a sign from private property.  A report was completed.

Report of an alarm—The alarm was false.

Report of a problem with a subject—The reporting party is assisting with managing a motel and believes an unknown number of people have keys to certain rooms.  The reporting party was advised to contact law enforcement when he saw people in these rooms.

New Bookings—Rebecca Ann Klippert / Serving time for Ely Municipal Court/Ashley Dawn McNay / Contempt of court warrant and use of a controlled substance / Bail $25,000.

FEB. 19

Report of an alarm—False alarm

Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that she had rented an apartment to an individual who then allowed another person to move into the apartment. The original renter was served a notice of eviction.

Report of threats—Reporting party stated that her landlord made threats towards her about reporting her to child welfare reference the way she was raising her children. The landlord was contacted and advised to cease making threats.

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

Report of a scam—Reporting party stated that she received a phone call indicating her grandson had been involved in an accident and needed money to assist him. The reporting party new her grandson was not in an accident. The incident was documented.

Report of a parking violation—Officer reported that the vehicle was tagged for removal.

Report of a domestic disturbance—Officer contacted the parties involved who had been involved in an argument. They were advised to keep the peace.

Report of a bad check—Reporting party stated that he had loaned money to an individual. When the individual wrote the reporting party a check, to pay him back for the money borrowed the check was returned due to insufficient funds. The report was referred to the District Attorney for prosecution.

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

Report of an accident—Britney Lewis of Ely was operating a vehicle and had parked her vehicle on a one way street facing the wrong way. Hal Jensen of Ely was operating a vehicle and was backing up. Jensen’s vehicle collided into Lewis vehicle. Lewis was issued a citation for improper parking.

Report of suspicious circumstances—Reporting party stated that she received a text message from an unknown sender that was suspicious. The incident was documented.

New bookings—Keith Miller / Ely Justice Court warrant, assault with a deadly weapon / Bail $2,500.

FEB. 20

Report of a welfare check—Officer contacted the individual who stated that he was fine and no assistance was needed.

Report of an alarm—False alarm.

Report of property damage—Reporting party stated that someone had scratched her vehicle. A report was completed.

Report of an accident—Robert W. Wallace of Ely was operating a vehicle traveling on SR892. A cow entered into the road causing Wallace to strike it with the vehicle he was operating. An accident report was completed.

Report of a shoplifter—Officer received a report of an individual who had shoplifted from a local business. Officer reported that he made contact with the suspected party and no crime had occurred.

Report of a domestic disturbance—Officer contacted the parties involved who were engaged in a verbal argument. They were advised to keep the peace.

New bookings—None

FEB. 21

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

Report of a theft—Reporting party stated that his ex-wife was refusing to give him some of his property. Officer contacted the parties involved and the situation was resolved.

Report of child abuse—Officer received a report where a child had been abused while at the babysitters. Investigation continues.

Report of a suspicious vehicle—Officer contacted the operator of the vehicle who needed medical assistance and had ran out of gas. Officer assisted in refueling the vehicle and escorting them to E.R.

Report of property damage—Reporting party stated that he recently evicted his renters and the renters had vandalized the home. He was advised to proceed with his claim of damage through small claims court.

New bookings—Trena Cambell / Hold for other agency/Bradley Christman / Hold for other agency/Billy Ferguson / Hold for other agency/Darnell J. Neckolas / Hold for other agency/Jacob Pratt / Hold for other agency/Zachary Rhodes / Hold for other agency.

FEB.22

Report of an arrest—Officer reported that during a traffic stop Allen L. Russell age 60 of Las Vegas was arrested for improper use of license plate, no insurance, tail lamps required, possession of hypodermic device, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and on a probation violation.

Report of a theft—Reporting party stated that someone had entered into his apartment while he was not at home and stole a computer and I Pad. A report was completed.

Report of an alarm—False alarm.

Report of a suspicious package—Officer reported that the package was left for a local delivery service to pick up. No crime had occurred.

Report of suspicious circumstances—Reporting party stated that she had located a women’s purse and clothing alongside the roadway. Officer reported that it appeared the items had fallen out of a vehicle traveling through the area.

Report of an open door—Officer located the open door on a vacant home. The managers of the home were contacted and advised of the problem.

Report of an accident—Officer located a vehicle accident that had just taken place. Officer reported that the incident is still under investigation.

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

Report of an arrest—Officer reported that during a traffic stop Shannon Thompson age 43 of Ely was arrested for driving revoked, possession of stolen property, fictitious registration, and no insurance.

Report of a civil problem—Reporting party stated that she had broken up with her boyfriend and that he had moved out of their apartment. The reporting party stated that her boyfriend hasn’t returned the key to the apartment. She was advised it was a civil problem.

Report of an accident/private property—Nathan C. Ostis of McCall ID was operating a vehicle towing a trailer. As he attempted to make a turn the trailer struck a parked vehicle belonging to Raymond Muldrew of Orangevale, CA. An accident report was completed.

New bookings—Allen L. Russell / Improper use of a license plate, no insurance, tail lamps required, possession of a hypodermic device, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana/ Bail $3,805 / Probation violation / No bail/Shannon Thompson / Driving revoked, possession of stolen property, fictitious registration, and no insurance/ Bail $2,080./Lance Burns/ Serving time/Ericson D. Skye / Improper turn at intersection and DUI / Bail $10,290. / Arrested by the Nevada Highway patrol