Man in custody after leading chase in darkened vehicle

Staff Reports

A Gardnerville man is denying he led Douglas County deputies on a chase through the Gardnerville Ranchos early Tuesday morning.

Daniel Louis Edmonds, 21, was arrested after he allegedly fled from deputies who tried to pull him over for driving under the influence. He appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday.

Edmonds was among a group of four men deputies told to disperse at about 12:20 a.m. At the time, officers noticed Edmonds had been drinking. A short time later, a patrol deputy spotted Edmonds getting behind the wheel of a car. After deputies flashed a light on him to check his identity, they said Edmonds turned off the car's headlights and accelerated down residential streets including Whitney and then onto Muir.

Deputies followed the car to Ranchos Aspen Park, where Edmonds allegedly jumped out and ran into the sagebrush where he was later found in possession of four prescription pain-killer pills and some methamphetamine.

• A Carson City woman was arrested on burglary and drug charges at a Jacks Valley department store 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

Katina Kelly McQueary, 26, appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday.

She faces charges of burglary, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, petite larceny and burglary and being held in lieu of $31,000 bail in Douglas County jail.

• A Carson City man who failed to appear for drug court on two occasions will appear in District Court on Monday.

Kameron Keith Mariolo, 20, was arrested 9:10 p.m. at an Indian Hills discount store on a Douglas County District Court warrant.

Mariolo pleased guilty to possession of credit card without the cardholder's consent on Jan. 30 after racking up $1,182 in charges. He obtained the credit card while working in the victim's home.

A warrant was issued for his arrested after he failed to appear on March 6. He was arrested and returned to court on March 20. He continued to attend the program, which allows an offender to avoid sentencing if they successfully complete the program.

Mariolo faces up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine should he be taken out of the program.

n The Douglas County Sheriff's Office reported 17 contacts for domestic violence Aug. 16-22.

There were 12 contacts for verbal domestics, one arrest for domestic battery, three referrals to the District Attorney for review or prosecution and one referral to Juvenile Probation.

two referrals to the District Attorney for review for violations of temporary protection orders, four referrals to the District Attorney for arrest warrants, and one referral to East Fork Justice Court for a temporary protection order review.

Eight juveniles witnessed domestic violence and three juveniles were suspects in domestic verbals for a total of 11 juvenile contacts.

The Family Support Council submitted three requests for East Fork Justice Court for temporary restraining orders with one approval, one denial and one pending. Fife requests were submitted for anti-stalking and harassment orders with one approval and two denials and one pending.

Connie Richardson, sheriff's office domestic violence prevention coordinator, said the average range for this time of year for domestic violence contacts is 14-16 per week.

The average number of children witnessing domestic violence is 9-11 per week with juvenile suspects at 0-2 per week.


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