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January 3, 2013
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Lyon Judge charged with misconduct

Nevada’s Commission on Judicial Discipline has filed formal charges accusing former Lyon County Municipal Court Judge Daniel Bauer of misconduct in pulling over a teenage driver for a traffic infraction in Fernley, claiming to be a police officer and flashing the badge he received on retiring from the Nevada Highway Patrol prior to becoming a judge.According to the non-criminal charges, Bauer, driving his sports car, stopped Randi Riede, who was en route to a school sporting event, in September 2011. The complaint says Bauer claimed that, since he was also a judicial officer, she would not be able to contest …

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