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Man convicted of felony DUI faces mandatory prison

A round-up of action in Douglas County District Court

Illegal Pine Nut pot operation grew like a weed over the last year

Neighbors have been watching the expansion of what turned out to be an illegal marijuana grow for a year.

Pine Nut marijuana grow believed to be associated with crime syndicate

Chinese nationals associated with organized crime are believed to be involved in an illegal grow that resulted in the seizure of nearly 62 tons of marijuana Monday from a site behind Bodie Flats south of Gardnerville, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Man shot during intrusion must seek treatment

A Gardnerville Ranchos man who was shot after he burst into a neighbors’ home in May was released from custody after he entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill to one count of stalking.

Authorities raid alleged marijuana grow behind Pine View Estates

A long line of law enforcement vehicles rolled up Courtland in Bodie Flat on Monday for a pre-dawn raid on what neighbors have described as a marijuana field.

Man receives up to four years in prison in lewdness

A Gardnerville man was sentenced to 19-48 months in prison on Monday afternoon on a count of open and gross lewdness in the presence of a child.

Sheriff's Office: Woman makes bail after being arrested in Gardnerville hit and run

A Gardnerville woman was arrested on Tuesday afternoon accused of driving a vehicle that injured a child on a scooter in Chichester.

Tahoe man arrested with stolen Harley will get ride to prison

Douglas County District Court round-up

Chase results in two arrests

Two men were arrested late Thursday night after deputies pursued a vehicle into the Ranchos Sand Pits.

Man admits selling meth out of vacation rental

A round-up of Douglas County District Court cases from Aug. 30-31, 2021

Former Minden man receives 12-30 years in prison for blackmailing girl into sex

Jason J. Bahr was sentenced to 12-30 years in prison for attempted sexual assault on a child under the age of 16 and lewdness with a minor.

Man arrested in pursuit waives extradition on murder charge

A man who led deputies on a chase around Carson Valley waived extradition to Arizona to face murder charges.

Former Douglas employee indicted for theft

A former Douglas County Social Services case manager has been indicted on two counts of theft by the Douglas County special grand jur

Felon sent to prison for sawed-off shotgun

A man with nine felony convictions was sentenced Tuesday to 2-5 years in prison after he admitted to having a sawed-off shotgun.

Carson City man faces sex felonies

A 28-year-old Carson City man could face up to life in prison after he was charged with three sex felonies involving a child under the age of 14.

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