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Man sentenced to probation, drug court

A 42-year-old Reno man, with 44 prior felony and misdemeanor convictions, was sentenced Monday to probation for his most recent offense. District Judge Michael Gibbons sentenced Vince Latham to five years probation and ordered him to successfully complete Western Nevada Regional Drug Court. Latham’s attorney, Derrick Lopez, said he hoped the judge would look past Latham’s record that includes 38 misdemeanor and six felony convictions. According to prosecutor Erik Levin, Latham has been to jail 21 times and prison four times. “He (Latham) is serious about sobriety,” Lopez said. “If he doesn’t succeed, prison awaits.” Latham was arrested when a …

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