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Woman arrested on parole violation, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 21, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 1:38 p.m., a 34-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery near the 200 block of C Street. Bail was set […]

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Lyon County seeks help in finding fugitive

July 21, 2017 — The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating Santiago "Sonny" Fernandez, 45, of Silver Springs. On July 17, the Third District Court issued an arrest warrant for Fernandez after he didn't appear for his arraignment in connection with the shooting death of […]

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Man arrested on DUI-third, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 20, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 12:45 p.m., a 61-year-old Visalia, Calif., man was arrested on suspicion of convicted sex offender fail to register after deputies responded to reports of […]

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20-year-old held for stolen vehicle, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 18, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 7:15 a.m., a 25-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of failure to appear after deputies responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle near […]

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Man arrested on three counts of destruction of property says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 17, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Carson City FRIDAY At 8:01 p.m., a 29-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of license revoked for DUI after deputies initiated a traffic stop near […]

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OJ Simpson faces good chance at parole in Nevada robbery

July 17, 2017 — LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate No. 1027820, will have a lot going for him when he asks state parole board members this week to release him after serving more than eight years for an […]

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Man arrested on domestic battery, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 14, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 12:22 p.m., a 31-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of criminal contempt and failure to appear after deputies initiated a traffic stop […]

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Man arrested on threats, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 13, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 11:26 a.m., a 19-year-old Gardnerville man was arrested on suspicion of threats after deputies responded to reports of a patient threatening to kill doctors […]

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Man arrested on stolen vehicle charge, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 12, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 9:59 p.m., a 28-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of failure to appear after deputies initiated a traffic stop near 5th and […]

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Man arrested on assault with a deadly weapon, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 11, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 6:10 p.m., a 60-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after deputies initiated a traffic stop near the 3200 block of […]

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Carson City, Douglas County seek help in fraud case

July 11, 2017 — The Carson City Sheriff's Office and Douglas County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help in locating suspects of multiple fraud investigations. Brandon and Mindy Newberg are suspects in multiple fraud cases in Carson and Douglas. Brandon also has multiple warrants out for his arrest […]

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DMV catches fugitive who fled prison 25 years ago

July 11, 2017 — Department of Motor Vehicles investigators used computer software to identify and capture a criminal who escaped federal prison in 1992. Robert Frederick Nelson, 64, of North Las Vegas, was imprisoned in Minnesota after being convicted of violent felonies. When he applied for renewal of his […]

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More than 15 ounces of pot recovered in Carson City

July 10, 2017 — Carson City Sheriff's Deputies recovered more than 15 ounces of marijuana following a traffic stop last week. Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop near the Roop Street QuikStop Thursday at 9:36 p.m., after observing a vehicle with one headlight inactive. The driver of the […]

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Man arrested on DUI following crash, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 7, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 3:01 p.m., a 49-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of DUI, open container, due care and no proof of insurance after deputies […]

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Marijuana Awareness Campaign begins in Carson City

July 6, 2017 — With the newly enacted marijuana laws, local organizations are working to keep children safe and healthy against the recreational drug. The Carson City Sheriff's Office School Resource Officers and Partnership Carson City are starting a Marijuana Awareness Campaign to educate children in the dangers and […]

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Man arrested on resisting a peace officer with violence, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 6, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 6:21 a.m., a 23-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and destruction of property after deputies responded near the 1000 […]

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Death sentence in ’82 Reno murder case overturned

July 5, 2017 — A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence ordered for Tracy Petrocelli 35 years ago. Petrocelli was convicted of the 1982 murder and robbery of James Wilson, a used car salesman, in Reno. The three-judge panel overturned the […]

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Carson City sheriff: Marijuana enforcement kept deputies busy over holiday

July 5, 2017 — Aside from a few isolated incidents, the holiday weekend was fairly uneventful for the Carson City Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Ken Furlong said the Fourth of July was well attended and most behaved throughout the weekend, though busy for deputies. "We had a great weekend," Furlong […]

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Two arrested on domestic battery, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 5, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 1:31 p.m., a 30-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, open container, fictitious registration, cell phone use and no valid […]

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Man arrested on possession, obstructing a peace officer, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

July 4, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Carson City MONDAY At 8:43 a.m., Richard Rios, 31, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug […]

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