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Fourth of July weekend uneventful for Northern Nevada law enforcement (1)

July 6, 2015 — 

This year’s Fourth of July went smoothly for local law enforcement.Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said that their holiday weekend was uneventful, except for a fight that broke out Saturday …

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong receives National D.A.R.E Award (2)

July 6, 2015 — 

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong is being honored by D.A.R.E America and the Drug Enforcement Agency as the 2015 DEA/D.A.R.E Law Enforcement Executive of the Year.The award is given to …

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Douglas County deputies looking for people involved in property destruction (3)

July 6, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in identifying those involved in multiple destruction of property reports.Deputies received reports on the morning of June 2 vehicles …

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad responds to suspicious briefcase (4)

July 6, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Highway 395 Starbucks in Minden for a report of a suspicious briefcase Sunday.At 3:40 p.m., deputies located a briefcase against the wall …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of trafficking, possession for sales (5)

July 6, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 12:25 p.m., a 31-year-old Carson City man was arrested on …

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Minden man arrested in pedestrian death (6)

July 3, 2015 — 

A Minden man, who was involved in a fatal Veterans Day motorcycle collision in 2014, has been arrested in Carson City.Michael Trute, 56, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony …

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New Carson City court program aims to help young addicts. (7)

July 3, 2015 — 

There may be a new alternative to jail for young misdemeanor offenders in Carson City.Judge Thomas Armstrong enacted a new misdemeanor treatment court Thursday, a program which will try to …

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Carson City man arrested with 50 marijuana plants (8)

July 3, 2015 — 

Carson City Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team apprehended a man who was using his apartment as a marijuana grow house late Thursday night. A 61-year-old Carson City man was arrested at …

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Fernley man arrested on murder charges after shooting (9)

July 2, 2015 — 

A Fernley man has been arrested on suspicion of murder charges after shooting another man in the abdomen.Charles Paulsen was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly shooting Michael Nascimento once after …

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Schurz man, 26, sentenced for City Liquor robbery (10)

July 2, 2015 — 

A Schurz man was sentenced up to 14 years in prison Tuesday in District Court stemming from a terrifying robbery in January.Bryan Aaron Plummer, 26, was given consecutive sentences for …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Montana woman arrested on suspicion of grand larceny (11)

July 2, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityWEDNESDAYAt 9:53 a.m., Carolyn LaPlaunt, 41, of Butte, Mont., was arrested …

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Carson City man arrested in Hawaii admits possession, promotion of child porn (12)

July 1, 2015 — 

Patrick Williams entered a guilty plea to charges of promotion of sexual performance of a minor Monday in District Court.Williams, originally from Carson City, was arrested in Hawaii in July …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon (13)

July 1, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityTUESDAYAt 1:39 a.m., Christopher Bliven, 39, of Reno was arrested on …

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12th Annual Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge Results (14)

July 1, 2015 — 

Results from the 2015 Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge:Harley Individual Run:1. David Martel- Las Vegas Metro2. Jared Pribyl- Las Vegas Metro3. Matthew Charlton- Las Vegas MetroMetric Individual Run:1. Jack Hatton- …

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Carson City Fire Department wins Battle of the Badges (15)

June 30, 2015 — 

The United Blood Services held its annual Battle of the Badges blood drive Tuesday in Carson City.The blood drive was a friendly competition between the Carson City Sheriff’s Office and …

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California man guilty of 1999 murder (16)

June 30, 2015 — 

A murder case dating back to 1999 finally came to an end Friday.Raymond Wong, 44, of Pinole, Calif., was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Alice …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of multiple felonies (17)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityMONDAYAt 4:48 p.m., Michael Robinson, 34, of Reno, was arrested on …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of battery and assault (18)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 9:20 a.m., a 33-year-old Albuquerque, N.M., man was arrested on …

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Carson City drug ring members enter guilty and no contest pleas in court (19)

June 29, 2015 — 

Six of the individuals involved in a major drug bust in March entered guilty or no contest pleas in District Court Monday.Elvin Fred, Tawnee Johnson, James Tito, Michelle Rendleman, Aaron …

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In & Out fracas prompts arrest (20)

June 29, 2015 — 

What was described as a “melee” by deputies resulted in an arrest Sunday night at the In & Out Burger in Indian Hills.Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a …

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