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January 8, 2013
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Woman sentenced to year in jail

A 45-year-old Gardnerville woman was sentenced Monday to one year in Douglas County Jail after she told the judge she was incapable of completing a drug or alcohol diversion program.District Judge Michael Gibbons sentenced Shannon Sunderland to three years in Nevada state prison, suspended, and placed her on two years probation.“It’s a fairly unusual request,” said Sunderland’s attorney, Tod Young. “She doesn’t think she can do drug court. She has no place to go. Her family still doesn’t still don’t want her at home. If she were released today, she would have nothing.”Young said Sunderland lacked the family support for …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 8, 2013 08:01PM Published Jan 8, 2013 07:57PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.