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Woman released on five years probation (1)

September 19, 2014 — 

A Woodfords woman was sentenced to 14-36 months in prison but placed on probation for five years for possession of a controlled substance. Kelly Meahan, 46, was arrested July 3 …

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California man sentenced to eight years in prison (2)

September 19, 2014 — 

A 23-year-old Coleville man was ordered to serve 8-20 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted to attempted sexual assault on a child under the age of 16. Colton Ward’s …

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Man, 37, suspected of starting King Fire; bail set at $10 million (3)

September 18, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately setting the King Fire. Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, has been charged with arson. He is being held in …

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Gardnerville man reinstated after apology (4)

September 16, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville man had his probation reinstated after apologizing for previously being uncooperative and rude to his probation offier. Patrick Adams, 19, who had denied several probation violations the week …

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Reward offered for lead on missing man (5)

September 15, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Seth Daniel Rogers, 19, who is wanted for failing to appear in drug court and he has …

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Ranchos man faces second felony DUI charge (6)

September 13, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man faces a second felony driving under the influence charge after he was spotted riding an all-terrain vehicle to an accident at Dresslerville and South Riverview in …

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Man sought by drug court (7)

September 12, 2014 — 

A reward is being offered for information leading to finding a Carson Valley man who is wanted for failing to appear in drug court and traffic offenses. The Douglas County …

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Drug trafficker sent to prison (8)

September 12, 2014 — 

A Lovelock man apologized on Tuesday for claiming he was profiled in a pre-sentence report just before being ordered to consecutive prison terms of up to nine years for drug …

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Reward offered in Ranchos arsons (9)

September 11, 2014 — 

A reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of whoever set a rash of fires in the Gardnerville Ranchos on Aug. 24. The first fire was reported …

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Man denies high-tech peeping case (10)

September 10, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville man denied charges he left his cell phone in an acquaintances’ bathroom to capture photos of naked girls. Michael Joseph Donovan, 55, will face trial in March on …

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Man gets probation for Gardnerville burglary (11)

September 9, 2014 — 

A California man was sentenced Monday to a suspended prison term in connection with a burglary that occurred on June 4 in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Jason Lyons, 32, admitted to …

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Man faces four life sentences (12)

September 9, 2014 — 

Topaz Ranch Estates man faces four life sentences for lewdness with child under 14 …

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Man in custody for warrants after traffic stop (13)

September 5, 2014 — 

A South Lake Tahoe man was arrested on a felony warrant out of Eldorado County on Monday after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped by a Douglas deputy. …

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Dayton woman killed in Carson City rollover (14)

September 1, 2014 — 

An 82-year-old Dayton woman was killed in a single vehicle rollover in Carson City on Saturday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Leatrice Drew received fatal injuries when a …

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Raul Garcia Jr. pleads guilty in murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner (15)

August 30, 2014 — 

The last of four defendants in the murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner William McCune changed his plea to guilty Friday. Raul Garcia Jr. admitted to District Judge James Wilson he …

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Alpine County clears 4,000-plant pot grow (16)

August 28, 2014 — 

Alpine County authorities loaded a dumptruck with marijuana plants on Wednesday from a grow found between Woodfords and Markleeville. Undersheriff Robert Levy said there were 4,000 plants being cultivated and …

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Sexual assault case delayed until September (17)

August 27, 2014 — 

A man facing charges of sexual assault and lewdness with a child had his arraignment continued another two weeks while he heals up from dental surgery. Joseph Bonilla, 36, was …

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Federal inmate sentenced (18)

August 22, 2014 — 

A man serving a 9-year sentence in federal prison for possession of child pornography was sentenced in abstentia on Tuesday. Jarrod A. Pounds, 29, isn’t expected to be released until …

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Man gets probation in solar panel thefts (19)

August 21, 2014 — 

A Washoe Valley man, who admitted taking solar panels from three Douglas County locations, said he’d turned his life around after finding religion. Geoffrey Meudt and his family are living …

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Woman admits killing roommate (20)

August 19, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville woman who killed her roommate, Jason Thrift, on Dec. 2, 2013, was drunk and had fought with the victim much of the morning before loading a handgun and …

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