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Scammer claiming to be Carson undersheriff (1)

August 22, 2014 — 

Carson City Sheriff’s officials are warning area residents not to fall for a scammer claiming to be Undersheriff Steve Albertsen. The scammer tells the target they are facing an arrest …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested after allegedly beating two juveniles (2)

August 22, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 9:10 p.m., Michael Presley, 51, was arrested on …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on drug paraphernalia charges (3)

August 21, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 3:35 a.m., a 26-year-old South Tahoe man was arrested …

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Couple pleads to bust (4)

August 21, 2014 — 

Two Californians pleaded Tuesday in District Court to one count each of conspiracy to commit a felony under the Uniformed Controlled Substance Act. Donavan Black and Sarah Johnson both of …

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14-year-old Carson City girl reported as a runaway (5)

August 21, 2014 — 

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding Jocelyn Morales, 14, of Carson City. Jocelyn was last seen Tuesday at her residence on Hot Springs Road. …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Woman arrested for DUI-first offense (6)

August 21, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 1:55 a.m., a 40-year-old Carson City woman was arrested …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office to host Pedestrian Crosswalk Operation Aug. 29 (7)

August 20, 2014 — 

On Friday, Aug. 29, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Pedestrian Crosswalk Operation in Carson City. These operations are conducted to educate the public in pedestrian and …

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Thefts have residents on edge (8)

August 19, 2014 — 

City and county resident and business owners are nervous. Numerous homeowners and businesses have been burglarized since the spring as the crimes have turned many residents on edge. Many businesses …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on lewdness charge (9)

August 19, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 5:30 p.m., a 59-year-old Carson City man was arrested …

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Defendant in robbery of 101-year-old changes plea, again (10)

August 19, 2014 — 

Deputy DA says it’s planned for all five original felony counts filed to be reinstated For the third time, Robbie Hernandez changed his plea to charges he robbed a 101-year-old …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on felony drug charges (11)

August 18, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 2:15 a.m., Ezekial O’Kelley, 21, was arrested on suspicion …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Woman jailed on charge of child abuse (12)

August 15, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 1:59 p.m., Christian Rivera, 36, was arrested on …

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Lane convicted — but only on two of five counts (13)

August 14, 2014 — 

It took a jury just 90 minutes Thursday to convict David Paul Lane of assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed weapon at the Carson City Olive Garden …

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Chief justice serves as jury foreman (14)

August 14, 2014 — 

Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Gibbons said Thursday serving on the jury in the Olive Garden assault case against David Paul Lane was a great experience and interesting. He …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on burglary, domestic battery charges (15)

August 14, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 4:20 p.m., Anselmo Viramontes, 25, was arrested on suspicion …

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Weapons theft results in 10-year sentence (16)

August 14, 2014 — 

A 24-year-old Fallon man was sentenced up to 10 years in prison Tuesday in District Court on a burglary charge. Miguel Enrique Semental stole more than $5,000 worth of items …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on warrant for felony drug possession (17)

August 13, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. SUNDAY • At 2:48 p.m., Jason Fisher, 27, of Carson City …

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Defense expert cautions jury about eyewitness accounts under stress (18)

August 13, 2014 — 

A defense expert cautioned jurors on Wednesday that, in extremely stressful situations, people’s memories can be seriously flawed. The testimony from professor Robert Shomer came in the trial of David …

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Carson man charged with assault with a bat, hammer (19)

August 13, 2014 — 

A Carson City man faces battery with a deadly weapon charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend. When deputies arrived Tuesday, the victim was found bleeding from the neck, …

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Update: ‘Suspicious’ package turns out to be a delivery (20)

August 13, 2014 — 

A mislabeled package led to the bomb squad being called to the state’s Health and Human Services building on Technology Way Wednesday afternoon. The call came in about 1 p.m. …

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