26 arrests reported over New Year’s weekend
January 4, 2017
More than two dozen people were arrested in the Carson Valley and Stateline over New Year's weekend.
From 6 p.m. Dec. 30 until 8 a.m. Jan. 2 there were 26 arrests for various violations. The most serious arrests were for a felony domestic battery and a DUI causing substantial bodily harm. Other arrests included misdemeanor domestic battery, disorderly conduct, minors consuming alcohol and trespassing.
There were a total of five DUIs over the weekend.
The New Year's Eve celebration in the casino core area of Stateline went quietly, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
Highway 50 in the casino core area of Stateline was closed to vehicle traffic. People gathered on the street at about 11:45 p.m. to countdown the new year. The road reopened at around 12:15 am.
The various law enforcement and support agencies involved in the event included Nevada Highway Patrol, Douglas County Sheriff Search and Rescue, Tahoe-Douglas Fire Department, South Lake Tahoe Police Department, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol, FBI, Douglas County Communications Center, Nevada Department of Transportation and Cal-Trans.
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There were no reported injuries to any public safety personnel.