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Man resentenced after coming to court drunk (1)

April 29, 2016 — 

A man who was legally drunk when he was sentenced to 14-48 months in prison last week got another 25 days for contempt on Tuesday. Ashneil Anil Raman, 34, was …

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Man sought in vehicle burglary (2)

April 28, 2016 — 

Authorities are seeking a person of interest connected to a March 24 vehicle burglary in the Harvey’s parking lot in Stateline.According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, sometime between 9 …

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Man admits to selling pain medication (3)

April 27, 2016 — 

An Carson City man admitted to selling morphine pills to a friend of a friend. Patrick Price, 67, was arrested Feb. 22 in connection to the sale. According to court …

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Attorney challenges Getty murder charge (4)

April 20, 2016 — 

Defense attorneys are seeking dismissal of murder charges against Gardnerville resident Trent Getty before his two-week May 9 trial begins.Getty is accused in the fatal child abuse of his 10-week-old …

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Grandmother begged slain teen to hide (5)

April 18, 2016 — 

The grandmother of a 19-year-old teenager shot to death during an Aug. 18 altercation in the Gardnerville Ranchos says she begged him to run and hide.Raylene Jaskowski said she was …

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Ex-felon given probation for owning guns (6)

April 15, 2016 — 

Once convicted of a felony there are certain rules that must be followed, including not owning a firearm and registering as an ex-felon with local law enforcement.One ex-felon learned the …

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Bail reduced in Storey County gun theft case (7)

April 15, 2016 — 

Bail was reduced in the case of one of two men arrested in the Gardnerville Ranchos last week in connection with a Storey County theft.Conrad Hilbman, 21, appeared in East …

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Drug-stealing agent gets 10-25 years (8)

April 11, 2016 — 

An officer working for a drug task force was using methamphetamine while on duty and compromised cases, Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson said on Monday.Mark Zlendick, 48, was sentenced …

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Men arrested in theft (9)

April 11, 2016 — 

Two men arrested in connection with a burglary on appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Monday.Vincent Dillenbeck-Mays, 22, and Conrad Hilbmann, 21, were arrested on Friday at about 3:20 …

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Man gets 20 years in King Fire ignition (10)

April 9, 2016 — 

A Pollock Pines man accused of setting the 97,000-acre King Fire that destroyed 12 homes and 68 other structures was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday.Wayne Allen Huntsman, …

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California man gets life for trafficking (11)

April 8, 2016 — 

After continuing his case several times, a California man was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison.Joseph Kieshawn Gaines, 26, was sentenced for three felony charges of trafficking a controlled …

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Indian Hills man in custody after firing gun in house (12)

April 6, 2016 — 

An early morning gun discharge in an Indian Hills home resulted in the arrest of a man for domestic battery.Daniel Vanhooser, 57, is being held in jail on $28,000 bail.According …

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Speeders enter pleas (13)

April 6, 2016 — 

Two men who led deputies on related Feb. 27 high speed chases through Carson Valley pleaded guilty on Monday. Timonthy Phillips, 41, and Sean Stillwell, 39, entered pleas to charges …

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Choking wife leads to prison (14)

April 6, 2016 — 

After a drunken altercation with his wife prompted him to discharge a shotgun through a wall, a Gardnerville man will be going to prison. Mathew Meinen, 38, was sentenced to …

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Woman admits to battery (15)

April 1, 2016 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos woman admitted to battering her daughter and waived a preliminary hearing in a gross misdemeanor on Wednesday.Crystal Amy Ashley, 36, faces a single charge of child endangerment …

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Man could face prison in child support case (16)

April 1, 2016 — 

A Reno man who’s in prison on his third felony instance of driving under the influence could face more time for failing to support his children.Patrick Kevin McKinnon, 59, has …

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Woman admits violating orders (17)

April 1, 2016 — 

A woman who was the subject of a 2013 nationwide search after she absconded with her two children admitted she violated two court orders.Kathryn Moore, 47, has been fighting the …

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Six deny murder charges in Carson pot deal shooting (18)

March 30, 2016 — 

Carson City, Nev. — Six men denied charges on Tuesday in connection with the Jan. 11 slaying of 18-year-old Carson City resident Grant Watkins.Reed Skenandore, 21; Jesus Garcia-Manriquez, 18; Allen …

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Minden kidnapper eligible for parole in May (19)

March 29, 2016 — 

A former Minden man who was sentenced to five years to life in prison for kidnapping an 11-year-old boy from a church youth group become eligible for parole in May.Jacob …

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Man held in Ranchos shotgun discharge (20)

March 26, 2016 — 

A Johnson Lane man was ordered to stand trial in two felony charges in connection with a Dec. 15 shooting after a preliminary hearing on Friday morning.Tyson Degenhart, 39, faces …

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