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Suspect may face additional burglary charges

Additional charges may be filed against a 21-year-old Gardnerville man who is the suspect in three Carson Valley restaurant burglaries.

Lee Michael Lawson appeared Friday before East Fork Justice Tom Perkins who appointed lawyer Derrick Lopez to represent him.

Lawson is believed responsible for burglarizing Minden Meat and Deli, Lentine’s and El Aguila Real restaurants, and stealing cash, according to reports.

He is charged with burglary and possession of burglary tools, both felonies; and possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor.

Prosecutor Tom Gregory said additional charges may be filed against Lawson.

He is in Douglas County Jail on nearly $30,000 …

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