Carson City's Board of Supervisors reviewed a plan to house a new Nevada Highway Patrol substation with the local Sheriff's Department, then in a separate action approved receiving a grant to dispose of drugs.
Sheriff Ken Furlong said the Thursday morning substation report was based on a lengthy conversation and would allow "one-stop shopping for the public" on some public-safety matters.
Highway Patrol Chief Troy Abney said the move would function as "a force multiplier" at times. He said that before he came to Nevada 10 months ago, he had experience with a similar setup in California.
"The results were …