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

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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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Man sentenced in Hidden Cave graffiti case (12)

January 20, 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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Killer gets life sentence in murder of former Gardnerville resident (13)

January 20, 2015 — 

The man who killed former Gardnerville resident Lacee Shupe was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole, according to Shupe’s mother. Robert Michael Owens Jr., 43, was sentenced …

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One dead after motorcycles collide on State Route 341 (14)

January 19, 2015 — 

One dead after motorcycles collide on State Route 341 The Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting that a motorcyclist has died after colliding with another motorcyclist on State Route 341 (Geiger …

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Fire destroys county house (15)

January 17, 2015 — 

Four fire engines and two water tenders from the Fallon / Churchill Fire Department responded to a Thursday night fire that destroyed a house on Schindler Road. According to the …

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Carson City stabbing suspect arrested (16)

January 16, 2015 — 

Carson City and Lyon County deputies arrested Maxwell Thomas Scott Simon, 32, and charged him with battery with a deadly weapon Friday. The arrest comes after an altercation at the …

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FPD seeks robbery suspect (17)

January 15, 2015 — 

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Schurz man suspected of robbing the City Liquor and Food Store on Sunday. According to Fallon Police Capt. Ron Wenger, the robbery …

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Gregory avoids 12-year prison sentence (18)

January 15, 2015 — 

A Fallon man avoided prison Tuesday in District Court and received probation stemming from two cases. Jacob Gregory was placed on probation up to five years and received a suspended …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of multiple drug offenses (19)

January 15, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 8:56 a.m., a 25-year-old male was arrested on …

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Man returns to Douglas in death of infant daughter (20)

January 15, 2015 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man accused of murder in the death of his infant daughter has been returned to Douglas County. Trent Getty, 23, waived extradition in Superior Court in Sacramento …

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