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By BStigers on June 21, 2022. 51 Comments

MONDAY 6-20-22 KAHI MORNING NEWS

The 25th anniversary of the Law Enforcement Torch Run to the State Capitol will be held today, but on Friday, several Placer County agencies held their own torch run for Special Olympics. With sirens blaring along the 5.2-mile route and the Falcon 30 helicopter circling overhead, a group of runners carried the torch from the Auburn Justice Center to the Historic Courthouse. The Special Olympics will be held at Santa Clara University today!

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Police called Lincoln Police shortly after 5:00 a.m. when a local resident spotted three males dressed in construction vests, removing sheets of plywood from a construction site on Nisenen Valley Drive, in Lincoln, and loading them onto a white ford pickup, and a black Ford pickup with a trailer attached. Lincoln Police responded and spotted both vehicles on Sierra College Blvd. One stopped when police executed a stop while the other proceeded to speed away. The Second truck stopped near Highway 193 and Sierra College Blvd. Both drivers were arrested and booked into Placer County Jail on charges of controlled substance use, and outstanding warrants from Sacramento County. 74 sheets of plywood were stolen at a value close to 3000 dollars. The contractor that owned the plywood was contacted and the wood was returned to him.

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Roseville police arrested 34-year-old Roseville resident Ryan Bacon last Wednesday in a case reported early last week when police were called to an incident in the 400 block of Loretto Drive in Roseville where they witnessed a male dead and reported it as a suspicious death. The dead male and the arrested resident were reported to be living together in the address where the incident occurred. Bacon was booked into the South Placer Jail on alleged murder charges. The suspicious death has transitioned to a homicide investigation.

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A warning for dog owners who visit Lake Tahoe: Toxic algae that can make your pet sick has been found present on South Tahoe shores. The U.S. Forest Service issued this warning after tests confirmed algae was present at Kiva Beach and Taylor Creek on the south shore of Tahoe.  Forest service officials say they received one report of a dog becoming sick. Signs are now present at both locations warning dog owners not to let their pets drink the water. They say toxic algae grows in shallow pools and slower-moving water.

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At least three separate grass fires kept Sacramento County firefighters busy Sunday. All three fires were near homeless encampments that had to be evacuated, authorities said, No one was reported to be injured. Metro Fire crews were first on scene of a grass fire at Mather Blvd and Douglas Blvd. Fire attack was initiated with ground and air resources. The encampments were noted as the cause of the fires, and responders extinguished the fires, evacuating the homeless, with no one injured.

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Lake Tahoe last year reportedly became one of the most dangerous lakes in the state. A record number of deaths occurred on the lake and officials hope that information and other information keep Boaters informed of the dangers in the waters of Lake Tahoe. Officials state that one of the areas they are concerned about is boaters on the lake are not aware that being flipped out of a boat into icy cold water when the temperatures are hot or warm, swimmers lose control and then drown because of body shock. Last summer there was a record of 15 deaths on Lake Tahoe prompting multiple agencies to work together with local operators to raise awareness of the dangers that exist on the lake.

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