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Carson City burglary ring member pleads guilty to charges (1)

April 25, 2015 — 

One member of a burglary ring that hit three Nevada counties last year plead guilty Friday.Drake Vancleave, 50, entered a guilty and waived his right to a preliminary hearing in …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of DUI-drugs (2)

April 25, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 12:34 a.m., a 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion …

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong says Supreme Court ruling has little impact on department (3)

April 25, 2015 — 

A U.S. Supreme Court decision will hinder law enforcement from unduly delaying traffic stops in order to wait for a K-9 unit to arrive on scene. However, Carson City Sheriff …

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High tech peeper receives life sentence (4)

April 24, 2015 — 

A Gardnerville man received a sentence of up to life in prison for video-taping neighborhood girls in their bathroom. Michael Joseph Donovan, 56, admitted to making videos of children, focusing …

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Department looking for attempted Walmart theft suspect (5)

April 23, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in locating a man accused of attempted theft. On March 18, at 7:03 p.m., a male suspect tried to …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested as a fugitive from justice (6)

April 23, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 6:16 p.m., a 30-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested for battery with a deadly weapon (7)

April 23, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 2:28 a.m., Pedro Aguiar, 20, was arrested on suspicion of parole …

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UPDATE: Fallon man murders ex-wife (8)

April 21, 2015 — 

A 63-old Fallon man who murdered his ex-wife was found dead Monday in Humboldt County by troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol.Larry Loran Small killed his former spouse, Kathy Small, …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office busts eight on drug related charges (9)

April 21, 2015 — 

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on Carson’s drug problem.This past weekend, deputies made eight arrests on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance, seven for methamphetamines …

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NHP said alleged Fallon murderer died of self-inflicted wound (10)

April 20, 2015 — 

UPDATE: The Nevada Highway Patrol is now reporting that a Fallon man who allegedly murdered his ex-wife late Monday afternoon died of a self-inflicted wound.According to the Churchill County Sheriff …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of felony drug trafficking (11)

April 20, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityTHURSDAYAt 4:51 p.m., Michelle Carrasco, 36, was arrested on suspicion of …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Two people arrested on petit larceny (12)

April 18, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 4:24 p.m., a 56-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion …

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Update: Fallon police find woman reportedly kidnapped (13)

April 17, 2015 — 

8 p.m. UPDATE: Capt. Vern Ulrich of the Fallon Police Department said Dorothy Mitchell, who was reportedly kidnapped Friday morning, was found Friday afternoon with her boyfriend. She told FPD …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on supsicion of felony indecent exposure (14)

April 16, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityWEDNESDAYAt 3:33 p.m., Kyle Chase, 30, of Red Oak, Iowa, was …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested for DUI (15)

April 16, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.MONDAYAt 4:17 p.m., a 51-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion …

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Lyons County detectives seeking help to solve 23-year-old cold case (16)

April 15, 2015 — 

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to help solve a 23-year-old cold case.Detectives have recently reopened the homicide case of human skeletal remains, with no hands or …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of swallowing razor blades (17)

April 15, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CitySUNDAYAt 5:56 p.m., a 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of …

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Clendenning receives lengthy prison sentence (18)

April 14, 2015 — 

A former employee of the Fallon Auto Mall received up to 20 years in prison for embezzling more than $200,000 from the business.Debra Clendenning pleaded guilty earlier this year to …

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Third woman sentenced in robbery of 99-year-old Carson City woman (19)

April 13, 2015 — 

The last of three women accused of robbing a 99-year-old Carson City woman was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison on Monday.Joanna Grajeda, who stole the woman’s purse …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of escape of a felony prisoner (20)

April 13, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityTHURSDAYAt 4:47 p.m., a Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion …

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