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December 27, 2013
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Southern Nevada judge to hear Gibbons case

A judge from Southern Nevada has been tapped to hear the misdemeanor vehicular homicide case against Douglas County District Judge Michael Gibbons. Moapa Valley Township Justice Court Justice of the Peace D. Lanny Waite will preside over the case. East Fork Justice of the Peace Tom Perkins asked that the case be reassigned, saying Gibbons was a personal friend and longtime professional colleague. Gibbons’ arraignment in justice court is set for Jan. 13. Gibbons faces the charge in connection with an Aug. 20 vehicle accident, which resulted in the death of bicyclist Joseph A. Longo. Longo and Gibbons were both …

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