Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of forgery of a credit card

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.


At 4:40 a.m., Ronny Mejia of New York was arrested on suspicion of four felony counts after the Lakeview Police Department in Illinois called Carson dispatch to say one of their board members had his credit card information used to book a room at the Plaza Motel in Carson while the victim was in Illinois. He first identified himself as Manuel Gomez then gave deputies three different Social Security numbers before identifying himself as Ronny Mejia. According to the arrest report, deputies found two Visa cards with different names on them along with two more New York identification cards with Mejia’s name on them. Also found was a California drivers’ license in his shoe with the name Manuel Gomez on it. He was charged with two counts of forgery of a credit card and two counts of using someone else’s ID for an unlawful purpose. Total bail was set at $30,000. In addition, another man who had been in the motel room with Mejia was booked on a misdemeanor obstructing charge after attempting to hide from deputies outside. His bail was set at $300.

At 10:31 p.m., a 25-year-old Carson man was booked on suspicion of a failure to appear warrant issued by Reno Justice Court. Bail was set at $415.

The Nevada Appeal only names people arrested on suspicion of felonies and violent crimes. Carson City Secret Witness will pay up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people committing crimes. Anyone with information is asked to call 775-322-4900. The School Secret Witness number is 775-283-1799. Callers remain anonymous.


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