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Resident thwarts early morning would-be burglary

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong believes an attempted burglary of a Clear Creek residence and an attempted break-in at the Topsy Lane Walmart are connect. A Clear Creek resident thwarted a believed burglary attempt by firing four shots as a vehicle fled. The homeowner discovered a man dressed in orange lurking around his house at 3:58 a.m. Tuesday.Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said the man claimed to be from the gas company and was investigating a gas leak when confronted by the homeowner.“The resident was concerned because he doesn’t have (a gas) line,” Furlong said.The homeowner went back into his …

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