Valley man arrested in Lake Tahoe stabbing

Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan


A Carson Valley tow truck driver was arrested Friday in connection with a stabbing that occurred in South Lake Tahoe.

Jason Glen Morgan, 43, was the subject of a search after authorities reported the driver of a yellow tow truck stabbed someone standing next to the driver’s side of the vehicle during an altercation.

Morgan was arrested in the Gardnerville Ranchos after law enforcement spotted the truck traveling through Alpine County.

He appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Monday and is being held on a fugitive warrant from El Dorado County.

According to court documents, deputies didn’t find the weapon used, but did find blood on the inside of Morgan’s drivers side door.

• A license plate reader at the top of Kingsbury Grade spotted an orange Hyundai that had been embezzled from the Carson City Enterprise on Friday.

Deputies spotted the vehicle in the parking lot of the Minden Maverik.

Driver Jessica Gabrielle Glover was taken into custody and is scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court Wednesday morning.

Glover is accused of not returning the rental vehicle, which was reported stolen on Dec. 27, 2021.

• A Gardnerville man is facing two counts of possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested on Saturday night during a traffic stop.

Taylor Adam Monge was taken into custody after a K-9 alerted to suspected heroin and methamphetamine in his vehicle.

He was pulled over near Highway 395 and Gilman Avenue after he was apparently having difficulty staying in his lane.

Because he has a history of drug deputies brought the dog for an open-air sniff of the vehicle.

• A woman who was allowed to participate in a drug treatment program after admitting to selling a controlled substance was taken into custody on Monday on several warrants

Brittanie Lane, 32, is being held for failure to appear in district court. She admitted to selling 40 grams of methamphetamine on three occasions.


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