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Judge chosen for vehicular-homicide case

A judge from Southern Nevada has been tapped to hear the misdemeanor vehicular-homicide case against Douglas County District Judge Michael Gibbons. Moapa Valley Township Justice Court Justice of the Peace D. Lanny Waite will preside over the case. East Fork Justice of the Peace Tom Perkins asked that the case be reassigned, saying Gibbons is a friend and longtime colleague. Gibbons’ arraignment in justice court is set for Jan. 13. Gibbons faces the charge in connection with an Aug. 20 accident that resulted in the death of bicyclist Joseph A. Longo. Longo and Gibbons were both eastbound on Pine Nut …

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