Staff Reports


Back to: Local News
April 23, 2013
Follow Local News

Woman locks self in trunk to fake robbery

In an effort to convince authorities she was robbed, a 42-year-old South Lake Tahoe woman locked herself in the trunk of a car at the Zephyr Cove Lodge on Tuesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, an employee heard the woman banging on the inside of the trunk. After finding the keys in the ignition the employee freed the woman. She told deputies she had been gambling last night at a Stateline casino and left with about $1,500 in cash. As she was walking back to her car, she claimed someone sapped her, knocking her unconscious. She said …

Explore Related Articles

Trending in: Local News

Trending Sitewide

The Record Courier Updated Apr 29, 2013 06:18PM Published Apr 23, 2013 05:32PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.