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February 25, 2013
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Trio arrested in pickup reported stolen from Rite of Passage

Three people were arrested Sunday afternoon after they were spotted in a Ford pickup that had been reported stolen earlier that day from Rite of Passage in Yerington.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, the pickup was reported stolen at about 2:52 p.m. A description was taken by Walker river Tribal Police and broadcast.

At about 3:07 p.m. Lyon County deputies spotted in Silver Springs on Highway 95A, and attempted to make a traffic stop.

The driver of the pickup refused to stop and was pursued north on 95A and then onto Highway 50 Alternate.

The pickup was chased through downtown Fernley and then toward Wasdsworth. The pickup crashed near the bridge in Wadsworth. The three occupants of the pickup ran from the wreck and were arrested. No one was injured in the accident.

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 25, 2013 11:40AM Published Feb 25, 2013 11:38AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.