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Potential DUI felony scheduled for trial (1)

July 3, 2015 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence with a prior felony conviction.Abelardo Gonzalez, 33, was arrested May 15 after being pulled over for a suspended …

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Clinic billing manager admits theft (2)

July 3, 2015 — 

On her first day back from a cruise, a Carson City billing manager was confronted by her coworkers over the theft of at least $40,000 from the clinic where they …

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Minden man arrested in pedestrian death (3)

July 3, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — A Minden man, who was involved in a fatal Veterans Day motorcycle collision in 2014, has been arrested in Carson City.Michael Trute, 56, was arrested Wednesday …

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Former federal official Jeffrey Neely sentenced for fraud (4)

July 2, 2015 — 

A former federal official who admitted to making a false claim to the government was sentenced to three months in prison and three months of home confinement starting Aug. 14.Gardnerville …

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In & Out fracas prompts arrest (5)

June 29, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — What was described as a “melee” by deputies resulted in an arrest Sunday night at the In & Out Burger in Indian Hills.Deputies responded to a fight …

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Man arrested after chase, lockdown at Keys Marina (6)

June 21, 2015 — 

A stand-off between a suspected car thief and deputies ended with an arrest at the Tahoe Keys Marina late Saturday afternoon.El Dorado County Sheriff deputies arrested Sacramento resident Cory Pearson, …

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Man ordered to trial in stamp theft (7)

June 20, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — A stamp collection found during an unrelated sheriff’s call in February was the subject of a preliminary hearing on Friday.Robert Allen Field, 42, is accused of taking …

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Man admits trying to get into cars (8)

June 19, 2015 — 

A Gardnerville man admitted to one count of disorderly conduct Monday after he said he was trying to get into people’s vehicles on Thursday.Cody Ryan Baker, 22, was arrested in …

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Murder charge dropped against William Dresser in 2014 hospital shooting (9)

June 18, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — While not disputing that Douglas County resident William Dresser intended to shoot his wife while she was lying in a hospital bed at Carson Tahoe Regional …

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Man may face prison for sex with 15-year-olds (10)

June 16, 2015 — 

A Stateline man is facing up to a decade in prison after he admitted to sex with two 15-year-old girls in both Douglas County and Carson City district courts.Jordan Schroeder, …

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Four arrests reported during celebration (11)

June 15, 2015 — 

An early morning Carson Valley Day fracas in the parking lot behind the downtown Gardnerville bars resulted in two arrests.At about 1:20 a.m. deputies saw a crowd gather as two …

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Chichester Estates burglary suspects in court (12)

June 14, 2015 — 

A couple accused of burglarizing a home in Chichester Estates appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Friday.Christopher Bernal, 22, and Alexandra Samorano, 25, were informed of the charges against …

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Sparks man faces Storey theft charges (13)

June 10, 2015 — 

A Sparks man, who is facing five theft charges in Storey County, admitted a count of felony driving under the influence in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday.Craig E. Parrish, …

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Chichester burglary suspect in court today (14)

June 9, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — A man accused of burglarizing homes in Chichester Estates and the woman who was driving the vehicle are scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court today.According …

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Man admits he left 94-year-old mother in car overnight (15)

June 9, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — A Pleasantview resident faces up to a year in jail after admitting he left his 94-year-old mother in the car for more than 24 hours, though he …

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Sheriff’s office joins forces on traffic enforcement (16)

June 5, 2015 — 

Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies in conjunction with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department will be focusing on traffic enforcement at intersections and crosswalks, looking for red light and stop sign violations, …

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Reward offered in Chichester burglary (17)

June 4, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding whoever broke into a home in the 1400 block of Edlesborough Circle in Gardnerville’s Chichester Estates neighborhood and took …

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Alleged bomb threat results in arrest (18)

June 2, 2015 — 

A Ruhenstroth resident who is accused of making a bomb threat at a Gardnerville bar on Sunday night was arrested on Monday.Robert Lawrence Abrahamson, 50, was allegedly in Nevada Ugly …

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Woman gets additional prison time in drug charge (19)

June 2, 2015 — 

A Carson City woman will have to serve another 12-30 months in prison after she was sentenced for possession of a controlled substance in connection with three drug buys.Angela J. …

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Career criminal gets long prison term (20)

June 2, 2015 — 

A man with 10 felonies on his record was found to be a habitual felon and sentenced to a minimum of five years in prison to be served after he …

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