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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Woman arrested on suspicion of domestic battery (1)

January 29, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 5:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman was arrested on …

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Carson City woman arrested for fraudulent checks (2)

January 29, 2015 — 

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Christen Ashlee Chamberlin, age 20, of Carson City on multiple charges related to fraudulently cashing more than a dozen checks belonging to an elderly …

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Former transportation worker sentenced for defrauding state (3)

January 29, 2015 — 

Former Nevada Department of Transportation worker Tal Pierre Smith, 56, has been sentenced to up to four years in prison for defrauding the state to more than a quarter million …

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Update: Fallon police advise business owners of serial numbers to counterfeit bills (4)

January 28, 2015 — 

Fallon Police Department arrested two Reno men Tuesday for passing counterfeit bills, reports Capt. Vern Ulrich. “Our agency has been investigating multiple reports of suspects passing counterfeit currency in Fallon …

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Fallon police nab Reno men for passing counterfeit bills (5)

January 27, 2015 — 

Fallon Police Department arrested two Reno men Tuesday for passing counterfeit bills, reports Capt. Vern Ulrich. “Our agency has been investigating multiple reports of suspects passing counterfeit currency in Fallon …

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Police nab Reno men for passing counterfeit bills (6)

January 27, 2015 — 

Fallon Police Department arrested two Reno men Tuesday for passing counterfeit bills, reports Capt. Vern Ulrich. “Our agency has been investigating multiple reports of suspects passing counterfeit currency in Fallon …

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Smith gets prison for fraud plea (7)

January 27, 2015 — 

A former Nevada Department of Transportation employee was sentenced Tuesday in District Court to prison for fraud. Tal Smith, 56, of Fallon received an 18-42 month sentence on one count …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of residential burglary (8)

January 27, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 6:43 p.m., Gabriel Ramirez-Mendoza, 19 was arrested on …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Woman arrested on suspicion of felony battery by strangulation (9)

January 26, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 11:28 a.m., a 45-year-old was arrested on suspicion …

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$1,000 reward for information on Carson City burglaries (10)

January 24, 2015 — 

Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the rash of residential burglaries in Carson City. …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Suspect arrested on suspicion of drug sales (11)

January 24, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 12:49 p.m., Ismael Castaneda, 24, was arrested on …

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Drugs, guns land father, son in jail (12)

January 23, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A father and son, along with others were arrested Thursday night on drug and weapons charges, according to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD). A …

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Carson City Sheriff’s log: Man arrested after disturbance at Smith’s (13)

January 23, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 12:08 p.m., a 45-year-old Carson woman was arrested …

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Three arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking in Lyon County (14)

January 22, 2015 — 

A one-month investigation resulted in the arrest of three suspected drug traffickers. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday night Michael Perez, 36, of Dayton, Alfonso Tello, 56 of Mound …

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Judge declines robbery suspect’s release (15)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Schurz man who fled police and was on the run for a week before his arrest appeared this week in Justice Court. Bryan Aaron Plummer, 26, was charged with …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of home felony invasion (16)

January 22, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 12:12 a.m., Maxwell Simon, 32, was arrested on …

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Three arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking in Lyon County (17)

January 21, 2015 — 

A one-month investigation resulted in the arrest of three suspected drug traffickers. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday night Michael Perez, 36, of Dayton, Alfonso Tello, 56 of Mound …

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Newly created Nevada appeals court resolves first cases (18)

January 21, 2015 — 

Less than three weeks after they were sworn in as Nevada’s first appellate court judges, appellate Chief Justice Michael Gibbons Wednesday signed the three member panel’s first decisions. The first …

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Missing driver found dead in Churchill County (19)

January 21, 2015 — 

A Texas man who became separated when following another driver to Sparks was found dead on Wednesday in Churchill County, reports Sheriff Ben Trotter. Trotter said Mario Munoz, 50, of …

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Fallon man sentenced in Hidden Cave graffiti case (20)

January 21, 2015 — 

A Fallon man who defaced the historical landmark Hidden Cave north of Grimes Point appeared Tuesday in District Court. Justin Wayne McGliton received a suspended sentence of 19 to 48 …

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