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Authorities seek man in $100 theft (1)

February 10, 2016 — 

Authorities are hoping to find the person who took $100 from one of the self-checkout machines at the Gardnerville Raley’s.The incident occurred on Nov. 9, 2015, after a shopper purchased …

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Bail altered in Topaz Ranch Estates case (2)

February 4, 2016 — 

Bail was changed to $10,000 cash for a man accused of putting a gun to the head of a 16-year-old Topaz Ranch Estates neighbor girl.If Gary Walker, 69, makes bail, …

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Gardnerville man faces prison time (3)

February 3, 2016 — 

A Gardnerville man accused of firing a shotgun in his home with his 2-year-old child present admitted not knowing what he did that night. Mathew Meinen, 38, admitted in court …

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California man could spend life in prison (4)

February 3, 2016 — 

A California man arrested after a several month investigation, admitted to selling more than 28 grams of methamphetamine. Bryan Harrison, 24, admitted to trafficking in a controlled substance, a felony …

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Victim in fear of man’s release (5)

January 29, 2016 — 

A mental health hold was lifted for a Topaz Ranch Estates man accused of holding a gun to a 16-year-old neighbor girl’s head on New Year’s Eve.Gary Walker, 69, must …

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Man finds himself in trouble again (6)

January 29, 2016 — 

An admitted car thief was in court on Tuesday for a probation violation. Dalton Forbes, 20, was doing well the last time he was in court, with Judge Tod Young …

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Hearing in infant’s death closed to public (7)

January 27, 2016 — 

A motions hearing for Trent Getty was closed to the public and the press on Wednesday morning at the request of his attorneys.Judge Tod Young granted the motion to exclude …

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Gardnerville man headed to prison for third DUI (8)

January 26, 2016 — 

A Gardnerville man with five instances of driving under the influence on his record will spend at least the next year in prison. Delaine Marshall, 46, had his DUI Court …

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Sugar Bowl may seek prosecution after avalanche (9)

January 25, 2016 — 

NORDEN, Calif. — Authorities may seek prosecution against a man who allegedly triggered an avalanche while reportedly skiing in a closed-off area Friday at Sugar Bowl Resort at Donner Summit.According …

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Man accused of wielding sword in assault attempt (10)

January 20, 2016 — 

A Johnson Lane man was arrested, after he allegedly chased family members around their home with a sword and a knife.Michael Sean Parodi, 29, was taken into custody at around …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks information in Raley’s robbery (11)

January 19, 2016 — 

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on an armed robbery that occurred Saturday.Deputies responded to reports of a robbery at the Raley’s in south Carson City. The suspect …

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Update: Man accused of killing Carson City teen appears in court; brother arrested on charges of being an accessory to murder (12)

January 16, 2016 — 

The man accused of killing a Carson City teen had his first court appearance on Friday.Reed Skenandore, 21, was arrested Jan. 12 in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old …

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Man who shot dog gets jail in violation (13)

January 15, 2016 — 

A Gardnerville man said he would be leaving for Texas just as soon as he gets out of jail for violating his suspended sentence by drinking alcohol and having a …

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Man given probation for sex with minors (14)

January 15, 2016 — 

A Lake Tahoe man was given probation for having sex with minors after an evaluation showed he isn’t a high risk to offend again. Jordan Fraiser Schroeder, 23, was sentenced …

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Brothers arrested in teenager’s shooting death (15)

January 12, 2016 — 

Two brothers were arrested in the Carson City shooting death of an 18-year-old in what has been characterized as a marijuana deal gone wrong.Carson City resident Grant Watkins was identified …

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Man in home invasion receives room in prison (16)

January 12, 2016 — 

A man with a lengthy criminal history was sent to prison for a felony charge of home invasion. Jerry Hipley, 25, was originally arrested in August 2014 after forcing his …

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Gardnerville man accused of firing shotgun inside home (17)

January 5, 2016 — 

A man who allegedly fired a shotgun inside a Gardnerville Ranchos home was tasered and taken into custody on Monday morning.On 11:10 p.m. Monday, Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to …

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Woman to work DUI programs in two states (18)

January 1, 2016 — 

A former South Lake Tahoe woman, who was given the opportunity to try and avoid a felony DUI charge, was told she had to start working the program or face …

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Man accused of burglarizing golf club (19)

January 1, 2016 — 

A Silver Springs man, who is accused of doing an estimated $20,000 in damage while getting his last check, is facing burglary and grand larceny charges.Roy Peter Ricci, 28, is …

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Man sent to prison for DUI (20)

December 30, 2015 — 

A man was sentenced to 2-5 years in prison Monday for driving under the influence with a previous felony offense. Abelardo Gonzalez, 33, was originally arrested in May after being …

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