Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Mar. 15-Mar. 21 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. 15
Report of a domestic disturbance—Officer received a report of a domestic disturbance that was taking place. During the officers investigation Jesse Kelly age 54 of Ruth was arrested. Kelly was arrested for disturbing the peace.
Report of a theft—Reporting party stated that an individual had taken an item from her place of business without paying for it. Officer contacted the individual who stated that she had given the item to the reporting party on consignment to sell. The individual and the reporting party had a falling out on their contract so she was retrieving the item. The incident was found to be a civil problem.
Report of a truancy—Officer contacted the truant student and he was issued a citation for truancy. A report was sent to Juvenile Probation.
Report of a juvenile problem—Officer received a report of a juvenile who was sending pornographic material by text messages and over Face Book to other juveniles. Officer contacted the juvenile and verified that it was taking place. A report was sent to Juvenile Probation.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that a family member comes to her home and steals things. The reporting party wanted the individual trespassed from her property. The individual was contacted and advised.
Report of a public nuisance—Officer received a report of a residence that had a large amount of trash accumulated in the yard. Officer is attempting to locate the owner and have him clean it up.
Report of a suspicious vehicle—The area was patrolled, but the vehicle was not located.
Report of a welfare check—Officer reported that the individuals had moved from the Ely area.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that an individual attempted to steal some items from a local store. The manager of the store wanted the individual trespassed from the store. The individual was contacted and advised.
New bookings—Jesse Kelly / Disturbing the peace/ Bail $355./Sean M. Gruda/ Serving time/Desiree D. Vaught /Serving time.

MAR. 16
Report of a death—Officer reported that Phillip S. Johnstad age 74 of Ely died at his residence of natural causes.
Report of a problem with a subject—Officer received a report of an individual who was loitering around a local business. The individual was contacted and trespasses from the property.
Report of a welfare check—The area was checked, but the individual was not located.
Report of an arrest—Officer reported that Jacqueline L. Peterson age 44 of Ely was arrested on a District Court warrant.
Report of a scam—Reporting party stated that he received information indicating he won money from the Publishers Clearing House. The information he received stated he needed to send $1,000.00 dollars to claim his prize money. He was advised it was a scam and not to send any money and to discontinues his contact with them.
Report of a juvenile problem—Officer received a report of a juvenile who had left the school building without permission. When officers arrived the juvenile had returned to the school.
Report of an arrest—Officer reported that Amanda Garcia age 27 of Ely was arrested on a Ely Justice Court warrant for child neglect.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that an individual had come to his home and they had a disagreement. The individual then shoved the reporting party along with another family member before leaving the residence. Investigation continues.
Report of stolen property—Reporting party stated that he was at a friend’s home when he lost his PSP charger and phone. When officers arrived the items were located in the roadway. They were returned to the reporting party.
Report of an alarm—False alarm.
Report of lights on in a closed business—Officer and the owner of the business checked the building and reported no problems were located.
Report of an agency assist—Officers received a report to assist the Nevada Highway Patrol on a vehicle that had fled during a traffic stop. The vehicle was located on US 50 abandoned. The vehicle had been stolen out of Portland Main. Offices are searching the area to locate the operator of the vehicle. Investigation continues.
New bookings—Jacqueline L. Peterson/ District Court warrant, failure to appear/ Bail $10,000./Amanda Garcia / Ely Justice Court warrant, child neglect / Bail $50,000.

MAR. 17
Report of property damage—Reporting party stated that someone had entered into her camper trailer and damaged several windows. She also reported that her personal items inside the trailer had been scattered about. A report was completed.
Report of a suicidal subject—Officer reported that the individual was contacted and the person was receiving mental health assistance.
Report of a domestic disturbance—Reporting party stated that he had an argument with a family member and the family member had threatened him. Officer attempted to contact the other party involved, but he had left the area.
Report of a vehicle fire—Officers assisted the Fire Department with a vehicle that had caught fire.
Report of several truancies—Officer reported that three students were issued citations for truancy. A report was also sent to Juvenile Probation.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that her landlord came into her residence and threw all her food out and stole some dishes. Officer contacted the landlord who stated he thought the reporting party had moved out and left the food. He denied taking the dishes. The landlord advised he would be evicting the reporting party.
Report of a welfare check—The individuals were contacted and were fine.
Report of a found phone—The phone was placed into lost and found.
New bookings—None.

MAR. 18
Report of a private property accident—Loyde Grant of Sunny Side, NV was operating a vehicle and was backing up. He failed to see a parked vehicle belonging to Humberto Gonzalez-Gonzalez of Elko. Grants vehicle struck Gonzalez-Gonzalez vehicle causing damage. An accident report was completed.
Report of a found wallet—The owner will be contacted and advised the Sheriff’s Office has his wallet.
Report of an ATV disturbance—The area was patrolled, but the ATV was not located.
Report of a welfare check—The child and parent were contacted and they were fine.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that a customer at her place of employment was not happy with some of the work performed on a vehicle. The disgruntled customer keeps calling the business. The reporting party wanted the individual trespassed and advised to stop calling the business. Officers are attempting to contact the individual.
Report of a theft—Reporting party stated that his gun had been stolen. Officers assisted the reporting in looking for the gun, they located it in the home.
Report of a citizen assist—Officers assisted an elderly man who had fallen out of bed and was unable to get up. He was assisted into his wheel chair.
Report of found property—Officer reported that the owner was contacted and the items returned.
Report of a welfare check—The individuals were contacted and were fine.
New bookings—None.

MAR. 19
Report of cones in the roadway—Officer located several traffic cones placed in the roadway. The cones were removed.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that he had rented a room to an individual and the individual was letting other people stay there. The renter and another subject was contacted and advised of the problem. The other subject was trespassed from the property.
Report of a suspicious vehicle—The area was patrolled, but the vehicle was not located.
Report of a problem with a subject—Reporting party stated that she was taking care of her grandchildren and the mother of the children had sent their medication without the prescription bottles. The mother was advised to send the prescription bottles with the medication.
Report of a problem with a subject—Officer received a report of several individuals arguing over a stolen wallet. Officer reported that the wallet was located and no crime had occurred.
Report of a dog problem—Reporting party stated that her daughter was riding her bike and a dog at large knocked her down. The area was patrolled, but the dog at large was not located.
Report of an accident—Officer received a report of a juvenile who was operating an OHV when he struck a power box causing the OHV to roll. Officer reported that an accident report was completed and the juvenile was taken to E.R. by his parents. Power was interrupted in the Ely area. Mt Wheeler responded and restored the power.
Report of an alarm—False alarm.
Report of a barking dogs—Officer located the dogs, but the owner of the dogs was not at home. Contact with the owner will be made at a later date.
New bookings—None.

MAR. 20
Report of an accident—The report was given to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Report of anaccident—Reporting party stated that someone had drove a vehicle through his fence and then proceeded into his field striking several sprinkler pipes. The vehicle then fled the scene. Investigation continues.
Report of a disturbance—Officer received a report of neighbors playing their music to loud. The area was patrolled, but no disturbance was located.
Report of a juvenile problem—Officer received a report of an unattended juvenile playing in the roadway. Officer contacted several children playing in the area. The incident was documented.
Report of a welfare check—The individual was contacted who requested no assistance.
Report of an agency assist—Officer assisted medical staff at the hospital reference a female who was intoxicated and had consumed a large amount of pills. The individual was admitted to the hospital for medical care.
Report of an arrest—Officer received a report of an individual who had recently purchased some alcohol, but had left his ID at the store. When officers contacted the individual he was found to be in violation of his probation. He was identified as Devan K. Braden age 25 of Ely. Braden was arrested on a probation violation.
Report of an agency assist—Officer assisted medical staff at the hospital with a patient who was combative. Officers were able to calm the patient.
New bookings—Devan K. Braden / Probation violation / No bai.l

MAR. 21
Report of a barking dog—The area was patrolled, but the barking dog was not located.
Report of a welfare check—Officer attempted contact with the individual, but she was not at home.
Report of a reckless driver—The area was patrolled, but the vehicle was not located.
REPORT OF A LOST AND FOUND FIREARM
City — reporting party stated that an individual had left a firearm at a local motel when he had checked out. The reporting party stated that the individual had not returned to claim it. The firearm was collected and the owner will be notified.
REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A STUDENT
City — reporting party stated that a child had exposed himself and had urinated in public causing damage to some property. Officer contacted the juvenile and a report was completed.
REPORT OF AN ARREST
City — officer reported that Wesley R. Elmore age 27 of Las Vegas, NV was arrested for driving on a roadway the wrong way, driving suspended, no insurance, possession of marijuana,  and possession of drug paraphernalia.
REPORT OF A POSSIBLE DRUNK DRIVER
Officer located the vehicle and reported that no traffic violations were observed.
REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT
City — the individual was contacted who was waiting for a ride. No problems were reported.
New bookings
Wesley R. Elmore / Driving wrong way on a roadway, driving suspended, no insurance, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia/ Bail $2,690.