News and Announcements

8/15/2017 – Evidence Search

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, SVU, and WCSAR responded to the area of Leon Drive to assist WCSO Detectives in locating evidence from three shootings that occurred the previous night.

8/13/2017 – Overturned PWC

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, SVU, and WCSAR began responding to Pyramid Lake on the report of an overturned PWC with one person in the water with a PFD in the area of Sand Hole Beach. As teams were responding, a PLPD officer entered the water an swam to the subject approximately 200 yards off shore, but were fighting the wind and waves. Before teams arrived, the subject and officer made it safely back to shore. SAR response was cancelled.

8/12/2017 – Stranded/Lost Subject

SAR Staff and SVU responded to an area west of Argosy Rd., off of Red Rock Rd. to search for a subject whose side x side had become disabled. The subject had been walking for three hours in order to get cell phone reception and was very disoriented as to where he was located. Using coordinates supplied by the subject’s phone, a search team located the subject and his dog. They were transported back to staging at Bird Springs Rd. and Red Rock Rd., and although he was scratched up from walking through brush in the dark, he refused medical. Both the subject and his dog were taken to his residence by SAR staff.

8/4/2017 – Tahoe Rim Trail EMS

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, RAVEN, SVU, and WCSAR began responding to Diamond Peak for a subject that had taken a fall from a bike on the Tahoe Rim Trail. As teams were en route, NLTFPD and Care Flight made contact with the subject. SAR response was cancelled.

8/4/2017 – Evidence Search

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, SVU, and WCSAR were requested for an evidence search around the area of Paradise Park in reference to a homicide investigation.