Men wanted for allegedly violating probation
Two men are being sought by Carson City Alternative Sentencing for allegedly failing to appear in court.
Edward Bettencourt, 43, has two misdemeanor warrants totaling $1, 275 for traffic offenses and a probation violation warrant from Alternative Sentencing for failing to report to officers.
According to Chief Rory Planeta, Bettencourt is a known drug user and was last seen two weeks ago in the Gardnerville area. He is believed to be in the company of his girlfriend.
Bettencourt is described as 5-feet 7-inches tall, weighing 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He has a teardrop tattooed below his left eye.
Also wanted by Alternative Sentencing is Joseph Parisi Jr., 30.
Parisi has a $3,000 cash-only probation violation warrant stemming from an original charge of domestic battery and drugs.
He is described as 6 feet tall, weighing 190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be in Carson City.
Anyone having information on the whereabouts of either Bettencourt or Parisi is asked to call Alternative Sentencing at 887-2528. All callers will remain anonymous.