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Douglas reports handful of arrests at Stateline

A typical crowd turned out to ring in the New Year at Stateline, with only 14 arrests during the evening.

Douglas County Sheriff's Sgt. Pat Brooks said the crowd was similar to last year's. Highway 50 through Stateline was closed at 11 p.m. and revelers were allowed onto the highway to celebrate the new year.

The Nevada side of 50 was cleared by 12:20 a.m.

"(The highway) was reopened to vehicle traffic at approximately 1 a.m. after the crowd peacefully moved off the roadway," Brooks said.

None of the public safety personnel reported any injuries.

The arrests were for charges …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 1, 2013 01:58PM Published Jan 1, 2013 01:51PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.