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Suspicious package at the Capitol Grounds shuts down Carson Street (1)

August 30, 2015 — 

Officers responded to calls of a possible suspicious package Sunday afternoon at the Capitol building.Nevada Highway Patrol received a call about 3:30 p.m. about a suspicious package near the entrance …

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OPEN LETTER FROM SHERIFF FURLONG ON BEHALF OF DEPUTY HOWELL (2)

August 29, 2015 — 

On Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office and the entirety of our public safety organizations, and community were rocked to our knees with the devastating news of …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of assault, making threats (3)

August 28, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 5:11 p.m., a 50-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion …

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Carson-Douglas drug case near settlement (4)

August 28, 2015 — 

A 61-year-old Carson City man is expected to admit to charges of trafficking and sales of a controlled substance, his attorney told a judge on Wednesday.Dennis Walter Myers appeared in …

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Lyon deputy raises $11K for fallen deputy (5)

August 27, 2015 — 

A Lyon County deputy raised more than $11,000 for the family of the fallen Carson City Deputy Carl Howell.Nick Greenhut, who works in the Lyon County Detention Facility raised $11,250 …

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Autopsy report: Howell shot three times, Pope twice (6)

August 27, 2015 — 

The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Thursday Carson City Deputy Carl Howell and suspect Jonathon Pope both died of gunshot wounds on Aug. 15. The two men died Aug. …

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New scam hits Fallon (7)

August 27, 2015 — 

A new scam is making its way through Fallon.The crime begins with a phone call to a person to notify the potential victim there is a warrant out for their …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance (8)

August 27, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAYAt 6:08 p.m., a 30-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion …

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Member of burglary ring arrested for possession of stolen property (9)

August 26, 2015 — 

A seventh member has been arrested in connection with the “Pillow Case Bandits” — a burglary ring that hit Carson City, Douglas and Washoe counties in the last year.On Wednesday, …

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Lyon County deputy raises $11K for fallen deputy Carl Howell (10)

August 26, 2015 — 

A Lyon County deputy raised more than $11,000 for the family of the fallen Carson City deputy, Carl Howell.Nick Greenhut, who works in the Lyon County Detention Facility raised $11,250 …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of grand larceny of a firearm (11)

August 26, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 12:05 a.m., Michael Noell, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of burglary (12)

August 26, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.MONDAYAt 9:11 p.m., Lloyd Stevens, 36, of Carson City was arrested on …

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Carson City man, Fresno man face elderly exploitation charge (13)

August 25, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — A Carson City man is free after posting a $175,012 bond in connection with his arrest for allegedly trying to extort $900 from an elderly Minden resident.Michael …

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Elvin Fred sentenced to life in prison for trafficking (14)

August 24, 2015 — 

Elvin Fred was sentenced to life in prison with a possibility of parole Monday in District Court for drug trafficking level three.Fred, along with six other individuals, were arrested when …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of felony drug charges, battery by a prisoner (15)

August 24, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 11:30 a.m., Ashley McKnight, of Carson City was arrested on …

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Carson City teen remembered for his heart of gold (16)

August 24, 2015 — 

The 15-year-old Carson City boy who apparently drowned Saturday at Lake Tahoe was described as having a heart of gold by his family.Cameron St. Hilaire died Saturday at Sand Harbor …

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Fallon man charged with carrying weapons while under influence (17)

August 24, 2015 — 

A Fallon man was arrested Saturday on charges for carrying an assault-style rifle and loaded semi-automatic pistol while under the influence of alcohol, reports the Fallon Police Department.Capt. Ron Wenger …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on damage to jail property (18)

August 22, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt noon, a 45-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of …

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Homer scolded in court for letter (19)

August 20, 2015 — 

A severe warning was issued last week in District Court for a Fallon woman facing a felony charge for using a fake name to avoid prosecution.A 13-page letter was taped …

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Storey County Sheriff seeking Nathaniel Anthony Garrison (20)

August 20, 2015 — 

The Storey County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Nathaniel Anthony Garrison, 32, on a warrant for battery constituting domestic violence by strangulation.Anyone with information is asked to call the Storey County …

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