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Anti-DUI booklet author faces theft charges

Authorities are asking anyone who may have invested with George Russell while he was at Lake Tahoe to call the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office at 805-232-3537 or the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 775-782-5126.

Trafficking conviction results in 2-14-year sentence

Johnson Lane resident Robert Vieth Wilson is expected to appeal his jury conviction on multiple drug felonies

Truck driver faces charges in Bodie Flat fatal

A California truck driver faces a misdemeanor charge of vehicular manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 23, 2021, death of Bodie Flat resident Sean Leonard.

Last Topaz Lodge check kiter sent to prison

The final defendant in a check-kiting ring that cost the Topaz Lodge $30,000 was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in prison.

Judges tell legislators new rules will hit rural courts hard

Rules going into effect in 2023 will require defendants get an initial hearing before a judge within 48 hours of their arrest.

Kidnapped woman's body recovered in Churchill County

The discovery of 18-year-old Naomi Irion’s body on Tuesday was confirmed on Wednesday evening by the Lyon and Churchill county sheriff’s offices.

Fernley kidnapping suspect due in court Wednesday

A Fallon man charged with kidnapping is expected to appear in court on March 30.

Subject of drug raid blames the meth

Joseph Allan Cudia, 47, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for trafficking

Man killed in fatal pursuit pleaded with parolee to pull over

An Oregon parolee responsible for the traffic death of a Gardnerville Ranchos father of six received the maximum 8-20-year sentence on Monday.