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Former volleyball coach receives 16-40 year prison term in lewdness case

A former youth volleyball coach was sentenced to the maximum of 16-40 years in prison on Thursday before a packed courtroom.

Dodging deputies results in felony charge

A California man with a warrant was arrested Saturday afternoon after he attempted to elude a deputy on Highway 395 in the North Valley.

Subsequent felony DUI results in 2-5-year prison term

A wrap-up of cases in Douglas County District Court

10 Tahoe residents arrested in drug trafficking ring

Local and federal authorities arrested 10 Lake Tahoe residents on Tuesday, including four that were allegedly involved in drug trafficking.

Tahoe man faces up to nine years in prison in prostitution sting

A South Lake Tahoe man admitted Monday to two felony counts in connection to a minor prostitution sting held at Stateline in May.

Minden man faces felony in bondage site hook-up with 16-year-old

A 59-year-old Minden man was ordered Friday to stay away from a 16-year-old Lake Tahoe girl he met on a bondage web site.

Man freed after two years awaiting trial

A man who has been in jail awaiting trial for nearly two years was released on his own recognizance after his trial was continued.

Authorities seek man who hit agricultural inspector in head with hammer

California authorities are seeking a man who attacked an agriculture inspector with a small sledgehammer at the Topaz Agricultural Inspection Station along Highway 395 on Thursday night.

Burglary charge upheld in Ranchos shooting

A Gardnerville Ranchos man shot when he ran into a neighbor’s home in May was bound over on Thursday on a burglary charge. Christian Hennessy Gorham, 23, appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Thursday.

Couple faces felonies in $10,000 credit card fraud

A Sunridge couple is facing multiple burglary and fraudulent credit card charges after they allegedly ran up more than $10,000 on a card belonging to a former roommate.

Man accused of cashing stolen checks faces a dozen years

A California man who altered checks he stole from a Gardnerville cluster box faces up to 12 years in prison after he admitted to three counts of uttering a forged instrument.

Trial calendar already stacking up for 2022

An April 2022 trial date was set for a man who is denying charges he transported more than 6 ounces of methamphetamine allegedly found inside the door of his pickup truck on May 20.

Woman faces 10-25 years in DUI fatality

An attorney for a Reno woman accused of being responsible for a February 2020 fatal drunk driving collision indicated she will be admitting to vehicular homicide.

Man denies felony DUI that carries mandatory prison sentence

A New Mexico man is denying a subsequent felony instance of driving under the influence.