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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested for probation violation (1)

July 30, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 7:31 p.m., a 25-year-old Reno man was arrested …

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Woman, child hit at Roop and 5th streets (2)

July 30, 2014 — 

A woman and child were injured Wednesday morning when they were struck by a car at Roop and 5th streets. The accident occurred at 9:35 a.m. It’s the second pedestrian …

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Sheriff’s Office warns of lottery scam (3)

July 30, 2014 — 

The Churchill County Sheriff’s Office is now warning of a lottery scam: “Scammers are at it again; most recently I received a letter from a citizen who was informed that …

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Fallon man sentenced up to 6 years in prison (4)

July 30, 2014 — 

A 22-year-old Fallon man was sentenced Tuesday in District Court up to six years in prison after a domestic incident. Michael Horstman received a 24-72 month sentence after pleading guilty …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of six misdemeanors following a traffic stop (5)

July 29, 2014 — 

Carson City The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 9:25 p.m., Steven Lewis Lisch, 34, …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on four felonies after attempting to elude officers (6)

July 28, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. SATURDAY • At 12:34 a.m., a 27-year-old Carson woman was arrested …

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Sheriff’s Office warns of lottery scam (7)

July 28, 2014 — 

Sgt. Scott McDaniel of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office is warning of a lottery scam: “Scammers are at it again; most recently I received a letter from a citizen who …

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Man hit crossing downtown Carson Street (8)

July 25, 2014 — 

A man was hit by a car while crossing Carson Street downtown Friday afternoon. The victim was conscious and moving as paramedics loaded him into the ambulance. A spokesman said …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: K-9 finds heroin in inmate property room (9)

July 25, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 7:30 a.m., Delton Battles, 31, was arrested on …

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Psychic arrested in sting (10)

July 25, 2014 — 

A Minden woman who was arrested for obtaining money for false pretenses allegedly told an undercover officer that for $700 she could make a cheating spouse faithful. Helen “Helena” Welch, …

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Reward for information on burglaries (11)

July 25, 2014 — 

A $1,000 reward is being offered by Secret Witness for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the commercial burglary spree in Carson …

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Sheriff’s Log: Four jailed after deputies investigate suspicious drug activity (12)

July 25, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 11:30 a.m. a 29-year-old Carson man was arrested …

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Nationwide warrant issued for arson felon (13)

July 24, 2014 — 

A nationwide, no-bail warrant was issued for the arrest of a Gardnerville Ranchos resident who was on a diversion program in an effort to avoid prison. Richard Vonderscher Jr., 46, …

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Break-in at Animal Services under investigation (14)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Carson City Animal Services offices are the latest victim of a break-in in eastern Carson City. Animal Services was closed down Thursday while crews cleaned up the mess caused …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man jailed on DUI charge (15)

July 24, 2014 — 

The following person was booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty. Wednesday • At 1:52 a.m., a 34-year-old Carson City man was arrested on …

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30 grams of meth recovered, arrest made (16)

July 24, 2014 — 

Thirty grams of methamphetamine were recovered and an arrest was made when the Tri-NET Narcotic Task Force served a search warrant at a Carson City residence on Wednesday. The search …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested for disorderly conduct (17)

July 23, 2014 — 

Carson City The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. • At 3:19 a.m. a 28-year-old Phoenix man was …

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Defendant in robbery of veteran pleads guilty (18)

July 23, 2014 — 

The second defendant in the robbery of a 101-year-old veteran pleaded guilty Tuesday. Robbie Hernandez, 27, was set for sentencing Aug. 26 along with Jordan Burkhart, 23, the other defendant …

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Couple arrested for having sex in public (19)

July 23, 2014 — 

A man and woman were arrested Monday evening on charges they were having sex in public. Deputy Gary Denham was dispatched to the DMV office just after 5 p.m. where …

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Zglinski sentenced to life for lewdness with 8-year-old (20)

July 21, 2014 — 

John Zglinski, 52, was sentenced on Monday to life in prison for lewdness with an 8-year-old girl. He was arrested in early May and has been held in jail since …

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