Man held for leaving scene of pedestrian vs. vehicle, sheriff says |

Man held for leaving scene of pedestrian vs. vehicle, sheriff says

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


At 9:34 a.m., a 58-year-old retiree was arrested after deputies responded to a report of a male juvenile hit by a vehicle that then left the scene on Nye Lane. The victim was taken to Carson Tahoe Hospital for treatment. The arrest report says that a review of video camera footage identified the vehicle. The driver said he was not aware that he had hit the victim who was awaiting a school bus and sitting on the curb. The man was charged with hit and run as well as no proof of insurance on the truck. Bail was set at $1,100.

At 1:14 p.m., an 18-year-old Tesla employee was charged with DUI-first offense after deputies were called to the Super 8 Motel on South Carson Street for a report of subjects refusing to leave. On arrival, deputies were told they were sitting in their car in the parking lot. The arrest report says he admitted to smoking marijuana. Bail was set at $1,000. His passenger, also 18, was booked on a warrant contempt of court and held in lieu of $5,000 bail.

At 2:30 p.m., a 24-year-old Sun Valley woman was jailed on a warrant charging failure to appear on charges she violated bail conditions. Bail was set at $5,000.

At 11:59 p.m., a 57-year-old man was charged with DUI 1st after deputies responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver at the intersection of Winnie Lane and Lone Mountain. The witness said a black Jeep was parked on the sidewalk at the intersection with the rear of the vehicle partially blocking the roadway. The arrest report says the driver, still seated in the vehicle, admitted to drinking but said it wasn’t a problem because he wasn’t driving. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.


At 1:48 a.m., a 54-year-old Carson man was charged with no valid drivers’ license and held on a contempt of court warrant after a traffic stop at I-580 and Fairview Drive. Bail was set at $415.


At 10:12 a.m., a 37-year-old tradesman was charged with domestic battery 1st offense for allegedly punching his wife in the face during an argument. His bail was set at $3,000.

At 11:03 a.m., a 39-year-old woman was arrested after fleeing from deputies following her eviction from the Frontier Motel. The arrest report states she said she ran because of an outstanding warrant charging failure to appear. Bail was set at $3,300 on the warrant and obstructing an officer.

12:23 p.m., Dustin Johnson, 31, was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop for no license plate on his vehicle. A drug dog was called in after dispatch said he had a history of drug use. The arrest report says a small amount of meth and a pipe were found in the vehicle. He was ordered held in lieu of $3,500 bail.

At 5:26 p.m., Michael Cota, 44, was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop for an expired registration on the vehicle he was driving and the vehicle he was towing. A background check revealed his license was suspended for a pending DUI case and he had no valid proof of insurance. In addition, he had a warrant for a drug charge in California and had not registered in Carson City as a convicted felon. The deputy’s drug dog indicated there were drugs in the van. He was charged with possession of meth and paraphernalia, failure to register as an ex-felon, no insurance, an expired registration and suspended license. Bail was set at a total of $4,940.

At 6:45 p.m., a 26-year-old hair stylist was arrested at an address on East Long Street for allegedly hitting him on the head with her car keys. She was charged with domestic battery 1st offense and held in lieu of $3,000 bail.