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Man chooses jail in lieu of drug court

A 34-year-old Gardnerville man was sentenced Monday to six months in jail after he voluntarily withdrew from drug court following almost two years in the program. District Judge Michael Gibbons sentenced Nicholas Mark Capitanich for possession of a dangerous drug without permission, a gross misdemeanor. Capitanich was sentenced to Western Nevada Regional Drug Court in October 2011. His lawyer, Jamie Henry, said Capitanich had periods of sobriety, but relapsed and began to miss court-ordered hearings. “He has a job waiting, and feels confident, if allowed, that he will be able to integrate into society,” Henry said. She said Capitanich did …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 18, 2013 05:50PM Published Jun 18, 2013 12:20PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.