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Stagecoach woman held on drug, DUI charges, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

February 16, 2018 — The following people were booked in to the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 10:07 a.m., a 44-year-old Stagecoach woman was jailed on drug charges following a traffic stop at Roop and Caroline. She was arrested

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23 arrested in narcotics operation in Carson City

February 16, 2018 — The Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team arrested 23 people in a month-long narcotics suppression operation. In conjunction with Tri-Net Narcotics task force, Lyon County Sheriff's Office Special Investigation Unit and Reno Police Department Street Enforcement Team, the SET teams executed seven arrest warrants

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Nevada No. 1 at-risk state for fraud, study says

February 15, 2018 — According to a recent study released by RewardExpert, those who reside in Nevada are most at risk for credit card fraud and identity theft. But luckily, prevention is simple. RewardExpert is a free service that helps its users navigate the world of frequent flyer programs

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Bicycle stop leads to arrest, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

February 15, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 2:03 p.m., William Ashenhurst, 34, was jailed on suspicion of a felony of violating his bail conditions at William and Minnesota Streets. Lashenhurst

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Carson City man receives life for death of 2-year-old

February 15, 2018 — A Carson City man received life in prison with parole eligibility for the death of a 2-year-old girl last March. Eric Buhl, 27, was sentenced in District Court on Thursday to life in prison with parole eligibility after 20 years for the murder of Coahuyana

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72-year-old held for 1st DUI, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

February 14, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 8:26 p.m., a 72-year-old Carson man was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st after a traffic stop at North Carson and Long Streets.

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‘Growling’ man arrested, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

February 13, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 8 a.m., a 39-year-old transient was taken into custody at Cactus Jack's in downtown Carson after managers reported she went to the casino

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Woman flips (the finger) over arrest says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

February 12, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 1 p.m., Parrish Payne, 37, was booked on eight-year-old warrants on suspicion of violating conditions of his suspended sentence, failing to provide a current

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VIDEO: K-9 unit serves important purpose for Carson City Sheriff’s Office

February 10, 2018 — A look inside Carson City K9 Unit from Sierra Nevada Media Group on Vimeo. For the Carson City Sheriff's Office, the K9 unit provides a necessary tool that can't be matched. The unit consists of four handlers and their K9 partners whose purpose is to

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Carson City man held on 8 charges, sheriff’s office says

February 9, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 2 a.m., Jason Takahashi, 38, of Minden was jailed on a warrant on suspicion of felony possession of controlled substances. He was ordered

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Domestic battery suspect held without bail, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

February 8, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 7:49 a.m., Hamilton Chase Ford, 34, was jailed on a warrant on suspicion of felony domestic battery and a felony parole and probation

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding man suspected of fraud

February 8, 2018 — The Carson City Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man suspected of soliciting services. The suspect, identified as John Mark, allegedly was soliciting home owners for tree services in Carson City. On Jan. 19, a male approached an elderly home

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office arrests 8 in connection with residential commercial burglaries

February 7, 2018 — Eight people were arrested in Carson City on Wednesday in connection with several residential and commercial burglaries. Deputies were following up on an investigation into a residential burglary near the 1300 block of West Washington Street where firearms were taken. Officials said they received an

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Man held on suspicion of felony possession, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

February 7, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 1:14 p.m., Keath Baker, 35, was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of drugs after deputies responded to Days Inn on North Carson

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Lovelock resident dies in Highway 95 crash in Churchill County

February 7, 2018 — A 62-year-old Lovelock woman died Tuesday morning when the car she was driving was hit by a gray 2017 Chevy Malibu. The driver of the Malibu was flown via CareFlight medical helicopter to Renown in Reno with serious injuries. Six other occupants of the Malibu

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks suspects in burglary

February 6, 2018 — The Carson City Sheriff's Office is looking for two people suspected of a burglary in a local residence. The burglary occurred on Feb. 2 near the 1300 block of W. Washington Street. Numerous firearms were taken from the residence. Jason Kunz, 30, and Ciera Scott,

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Carson City businessman pleads not guilty to unemployment benefits charges

February 6, 2018 — Longtime Carson City businessman Philip E. Haskin pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges he conspired to help an employee get unemployment benefits he wasn't entitled to. Two counts filed by the Attorney General's office charge conspiracy and filing false statement to obtain unemployment benefits

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Bartender arrested for DUI, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

February 6, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 2:07 a.m., a 26-year-old bartender was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st after a traffic stop for running a stop sign at Park

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Lovelock inmate admits to trying to kill guard

February 6, 2018 — Justin Tyler Mendoza, 22, pleaded guilty this week to charges he attempted to kill a correctional officer at the Lovelock prison where he's serving time. He was charged with battery by a prisoner with use of a deadly weapon and attempted murder. He stabbed correctional

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Taser needed to subdue suspect says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

February 5, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 10 a.m., a 21-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and contempt of court after deputies initiated a traffic stop near

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