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April 9, 2013
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Man sent to prison for trafficking

A 32-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos man was sentenced Monday to three years in Nevada state prison after he pleaded guilty to trafficking in methamphetamine. “I committed a crime. I am ready to serve my time and take full responsibility,” Ernest E. Ottowa II said in a written statement to District Judge Michael Gibbons. He was arrested Jan. 19 after officers found narcotics in a traffic stop on Highway 88 in front of the Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital at 1 a.m. During a search, deputies discovered a plastic bag in Ottowa’s pocket which he said was methamphetamine. The suspect said he got …

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