Carson City Sheriff’s Blog: Man arrested for allegedly strangling woman |

Carson City Sheriff’s Blog: Man arrested for allegedly strangling woman

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


• At 7:59 a.m., a 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic battery for allegedly strangling a woman at a residence on Corbett. According to the arrest report, the victim had visible red marks on her neck and throat. Monty Lunwig was located at a street nearby and arrested on a charge of domestic battery with strangulation along with two contempt of court warrants. Bail was set at $15,000 on the battery charge.

• At 2:15 p.m., a 57-year-old woman was arrest on suspicion of DUI drugs following a traffic stop in the area of Carson Street and College Parkway for failure to maintain a lane. She was also charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Total bail was set at $2,640.

• At 2:43 p.m., a 19-year-old Markleeville woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery 1st after her boyfriend was bitten and scratched on the face. She said he refused to let her leave the vehicle during an argument. He told deputies it wasn’t safe for her to leave on the freeway and he would pull over on a side street to let her exit in the area of Meadowbrook and Brentwood. She was held in lieu of $3,000 bail.

• At 4 p.m., two 21-year-old men were arrested on suspicion of petit larceny for allegedly attempting to steal clothing from the EZ Wear store on north Carson Street. They were also charged with breach of peace and one was further charged with possession of stolen property. Bail was set at $600 for one suspect and $1,250 for the other.