Drunken man held in parole violation
September 12, 2016
A Gardnerville man is being held on a parole violation and several battery charges after he accosted a couple in downtown Gardnerville on Sunday night.
Sean Andrew Maxwell, 40, was arrested after deputies responded to a report of a man chasing someone with a bottle.
According to the couple, Maxwell approached them and asked for a light at 11 p.m. When told they didn't have one, he allegedly threw a beer at the man.
When deputies arrived Maxwell fought them, requiring them to use their batons and a Taser.
According to the sheriff's report, he was still struggling when he arrived in the jail and had to be put in the restraint chair.
Maxwell was too intoxicated on Monday morning to be arraigned and his case was delayed until Wednesday.
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He is facing two counts of battery on an officer, a count of battery and a count of resisting arrest in addition to the parole violation.
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Jacob Waymire, 37, was taken into custody on a charge of being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm after four long guns, a handgun and 200 rounds of ammunition.
His bail was lowered to $2,500 cash or bond on Monday.
Attorney Kris Brown was appointed to represent him at a hearing on Wednesday.