Knife throwing results in felony charges

Angel Martinez

Angel Martinez

A Gardnerville man is facing two counts of assault with a deadly weapon in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday.

Angel T. Martinez, 35, has been in custody since March 13 in connection with a knife-throwing incident.

According to court documents, deputies responding to a home on Hastings Lane around midnight on March 12.

An argument among the occupants of the home ended up in the front yard, where Martinez challenged a man to fight.

According to witnesses, he ran inside and came out with a knife that he threw at the man, missing him and hitting a woman in the hand.

Deputies went into the house after Martinez with Zeke the K-9 leading the way, but he escaped out the back.

On the morning of March 13, a deputies staked out an address Martinez was known to frequent and spotted his girlfriend driving him away.

The deputy and backup pulled the couple over and Martinez was taken into custody. He is represented by attorney Matthew Ence.

• A Las Vegan traded one set of Minden accommodations for another after deputies received two drivers licenses with his picture, but different information.

Salvatore August Limina, 26, was arrested early on March 14 after the manager of the Quality Inn sought help evicting him.

He’d spent three months at the Minden motel and was apparently under the impression that required a 14-day eviction proceeding.

He was arrested on two counts of obtaining information of another person.

He is scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court with his attorney Nadine Morton Wednesday.


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