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Minden man arrested in pedestrian death (1)

July 3, 2015 — 

A Minden man, who was involved in a fatal Veterans Day motorcycle collision in 2014, has been arrested in Carson City.Michael Trute, 56, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony …

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New Carson City court program aims to help young addicts. (2)

July 3, 2015 — 

There may be a new alternative to jail for young misdemeanor offenders in Carson City.Judge Thomas Armstrong enacted a new misdemeanor treatment court Thursday, a program which will try to …

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Carson City man arrested with 50 marijuana plants (3)

July 3, 2015 — 

Carson City Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team apprehended a man who was using his apartment as a marijuana grow house late Thursday night. A 61-year-old Carson City man was arrested at …

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Fernley man arrested on murder charges after shooting (4)

July 2, 2015 — 

A Fernley man has been arrested on suspicion of murder charges after shooting another man in the abdomen.Charles Paulsen was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly shooting Michael Nascimento once after …

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Schurz man, 26, sentenced for City Liquor robbery (5)

July 2, 2015 — 

A Schurz man was sentenced up to 14 years in prison Tuesday in District Court stemming from a terrifying robbery in January.Bryan Aaron Plummer, 26, was given consecutive sentences for …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Montana woman arrested on suspicion of grand larceny (6)

July 2, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityWEDNESDAYAt 9:53 a.m., Carolyn LaPlaunt, 41, of Butte, Mont., was arrested …

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Carson City man arrested in Hawaii admits possession, promotion of child porn (7)

July 1, 2015 — 

Patrick Williams entered a guilty plea to charges of promotion of sexual performance of a minor Monday in District Court.Williams, originally from Carson City, was arrested in Hawaii in July …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon (8)

July 1, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityTUESDAYAt 1:39 a.m., Christopher Bliven, 39, of Reno was arrested on …

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12th Annual Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge Results (9)

July 1, 2015 — 

Results from the 2015 Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge:Harley Individual Run:1. David Martel- Las Vegas Metro2. Jared Pribyl- Las Vegas Metro3. Matthew Charlton- Las Vegas MetroMetric Individual Run:1. Jack Hatton- …

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Carson City Fire Department wins Battle of the Badges (10)

June 30, 2015 — 

The United Blood Services held its annual Battle of the Badges blood drive Tuesday in Carson City.The blood drive was a friendly competition between the Carson City Sheriff’s Office and …

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California man guilty of 1999 murder (11)

June 30, 2015 — 

A murder case dating back to 1999 finally came to an end Friday.Raymond Wong, 44, of Pinole, Calif., was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Alice …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of multiple felonies (12)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityMONDAYAt 4:48 p.m., Michael Robinson, 34, of Reno, was arrested on …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of battery and assault (13)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 9:20 a.m., a 33-year-old Albuquerque, N.M., man was arrested on …

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Carson City drug ring members enter guilty and no contest pleas in court (14)

June 29, 2015 — 

Six of the individuals involved in a major drug bust in March entered guilty or no contest pleas in District Court Monday.Elvin Fred, Tawnee Johnson, James Tito, Michelle Rendleman, Aaron …

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In & Out fracas prompts arrest (15)

June 29, 2015 — 

What was described as a “melee” by deputies resulted in an arrest Sunday night at the In & Out Burger in Indian Hills.Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a …

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Brews, Bikes, Bubbly takes over downtown Carson City (16)

June 27, 2015 — 

The Battle Born 1864 Brews, Bikes and Bubbly, a fundraiser hosted by Nevada Day, Inc. for the annual Nevada Day parade and celebration, is happening today in downtown Carson City. …

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Carson City officers recover 48 grams on meth, arrest four in drug trafficking bust (17)

June 26, 2015 — 

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office confiscated a total of 48 grams of methamphetamine Friday morning after a traffic stop led to surveillance of a Carson City apartment allegedly used as …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Five arrested in drug trafficking investigation (18)

June 26, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 4:11 p.m., a 35-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion …

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Lyon County Detention Center inmate dies Wednesday (19)

June 25, 2015 — 

A Lyon County Detention Facility inmate died Wednesday after being found not breathing and unconscious in his cell.Dylan Wanderer, 23, had been arrested on burglary and destroying property charges on …

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Homer pleads to two counts (20)

June 25, 2015 — 

A Fallon woman pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court for false identification and assault on a police officer.Tami Homer (formerly Peel) entered the pleas to one felony count of unlawful …

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