• Carson Now on Facebook
  • Follow Carson Now on Twitter
  • Follow Carson Now by RSS
  • Follow Carson Now by Email

Carson City authorities make felony drug trafficking arrest

A Carson City man was arrested and faces multiple felony drug charges after authorities found 14 grams of meth hidden in the man's underwear.

Eduardo Segura, 27, was arrested at Hot Springs Road and Roop at 10 a.m. Feb. 8. He was pulled over because of a vehicle license plate that was missing. Upon contact, officers recognized him because of other entanglements with the law including time in prison that involved a Carson City shooting in which he was deported to Mexico following the sentence, the arrest report states.

Officers met with Segura who didn't have a license and he was placed under arrest. During the pat down officers found a clear baggie of meth in the man's underwear. The bag was weighed and contained approximately 14 grams of meth. Because of the amount Segura faces a felony drug trafficking charge, along with two felony charges of possession of a controlled substance for sale and possession of a controlled substance. Bail: $47,500.

— Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies arrested three on various charges Feb. 10, 1:33 a.m. near Airport Road and Highway 50 East. One of those arrested, a Carson City woman, faces felony drug charges.

Heather Renee Moeller, 21, was found to be in possession of drugs after a vehicle stop. According to the arrest report, officers observed a 1999 Saturn with expired registration. Inside the car were two passengers and Moeller who was the driver.

According to the arrest report, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The woman said the vehicle didn't belong to her but to a friend but resisted on telling the officer who the friend was, according to the arrest report.

A wants and warrants search was conducted on all three occupants of the vehicle. The two men in the vehicle had outstanding warrants and were placed into custody. One man had a bag and inside the bag was a scale and flakes of marijuana.

Officers asked Moeller who the vehicle belong to. She gave a name. Officers asked Moeller if they could search the vehicle. She declined. Officers then called the registered owner of the vehicle who gave consent for a search of the vehicle, the arrest report states.

Inside Moeller's bag officers found two jars containing marijuana, two marijuana pipes, an Rx bottle with no label but included several pills including 2 Morphine pills, 30 mg; 10 Temazepam pills, 15 mg; 3 Risperdal pills, 3 mg; 1 Diazepam 2 mg pill. During jail intake officer found 1 gram of methamphetamine concealed in the woman's bra. Bail: $21,941.

— A Carson City man faces a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine after being arrested in the 3000 block of Imperial Way. Matthew Doyle Bowling, 47, was arrested Feb. 9, 2:31 p.m.

According to the arrest report, an officer observed Bowling walking along Imperial Way and then stopping and staring the officer and then putting his hands in his pants and pockets. The arresting officer stopped and observed. Bowling walked up to the patrol car and began talking loudly, the report states. The officer exited the patrol vehicle.

The man approached the officer with his hands in his pockets and said with slurred speech "Why did the f****** Ravens win the Super Bowl" and then took his hands out of his pockets and approached the officer at the patrol car. The man had an unopened can of beer sticking out of his right front jacket pocket and continued to speak with the officer, and appeared intoxicated, the report states. He was detained for being an intoxicated pedestrian. During the pat-down for weapons the officer found two meth pipes.

Bowling told the officer, "yeah, you got me," the arrest report states. He was placed under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia and being an intoxicated pedestrian. The officer then went to retrace the steps the man made and found a baggie containing less then a gram of meth. Bowling was taken to jail and submitted to a PBT test with a .146. Bail: $3,500.

In other non-felony related arrests:

— A Carson City woman was arrested and faces a gross misdemeanor charge of child endangerment, and misdemeanor second offense DUI. The 29-year-old woman was arrested at 9:35 p.m.Feb. 9 at Meno Drive and Airport Road. According to the arrest report the woman was pulled over after doing 80 mph in the 65 mph zone on the freeway and not using a turning signal to exit.

Officers spoke with the driver who had an infant child in the back seat. Officers smelled alcohol coming from the woman's breath, slowed and slurred speech and she admitted to drinking. The woman agreed to a field sobriety test in which she appeared unsteady and unbalanced on her feet. She completed the test with unsatisfactory results. and submitted to a breath test where she blew a .140 and was arrested.

— A 28-year-old Carson City man was arrested at 1:34 a.m. Feb. 11 in the 3900 block of Carson Street on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge. According to the police report the couple were arguing and when the man allegedly began swinging at her with his fists. The woman took forks out to defend herself. Based on the interviews, the man was determined to be the primary aggressor. Bail: $3,000.

— A 31-year-old Carson City man was arrested Feb. 10, 3:10 a.m. in the 3000 block of Imperial Way and faces misdemeanor charges of making threats and domestic battery. A 28-year-old woman also was arrested and faces a charge of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Officers arrived at the apartment on a domestic violence call.
The man had threatened to beat up his neighbors. The man was questined by law officers and he remained silent, according to the arrest report. As he was arrested a woman came out of the apartment and became belligerent with officers screaming that the man did nothing wrong.

Her left knee was bleeding and her lip was bleeding and swollen. An officer asked her if she had been battered and the woman denied it, the report states. The officer said he could smell alcohol on the woman and urged her to go to bed and to not scream because that was what the officer was called for. The woman went back inside the apartment and began screaming and throwing things inside the apartment, the report states. The officer contacted the woman after a citizen's arrest was requested.
During the transport to jail she told the officer that she had indeed been battered by the man. Once at jail, she had the impression that she was going to be let go, the report states. When she was informed she was being charged with disorderly conduct she recanted her story and said that she wasn't battered. The woman refused a statement or to be photographed for injuries. Based on the woman's statement that she had been battered by the man, he was charged with domestic battery.

— A 27-year-old Carson City woman was arrested at the Carson City Jail Feb. 10 on a charge of being in violation of a suspended sentence.

— A 27-year-old Carson City man was arrested Feb. 10, 11:51 a.m. at the intersection of Northgate and Nye and faces misdemeanor charges of obstructing, contempt of court, failure to appear and expired registration. Officers pulled over a vehicle that had expired tags on the windshield. Officers spoke with a passenger in the vehicle, a Cadillac, who said the car was his wife's car. When the officer asked the man to provide a name, he refused. He was arrested. It was later determined he had outstanding warrants for failure to appear and failure to pay fines.

— A 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested at the intersection of Nye and Otha on Feb. 8 on a contempt of court warrant.

— A 27-year-old Carson City man was arrested at the Carson City Jail Feb. 8 on a contempt of court warrant.

— A 53-year-old Carson City man was arrested in the 1600 block of Molly Drive on Feb. 8 and faces a charge of DUI (second within 7 years) and speeding. Officers pulled over the man doing 43 in a 25 mph zone, the arrest report states. The man had an "overwhelming" odor of alcohol coming from him as he spoke with officers, according to the arrest report. The man was asked to take a series of field sobriety tests in which he refused to participate, also refusing to take a PBT test. At the jail he was administered a blood test which showed a .208 blood alcohol content. Bail: $2,500.

— A 20-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Feb. 9, 10:37 a.m. at the intersection of 10th and South Carson Street and faces misdemeanor charges of DUI drugs, not having a driver's license in position and careless driving. The woman reportedly and intentionally hit her mother's car while high on meth, the arrest report states. The girl demanded that her mother give her money, according to the arrest report.

— A 24-year-old Carson City man was arrested Feb. 9, 12:37 a.m. in the 300 block of North Carson Street and faces a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.
The man was reportedly being disruptive on a patio and was asked to leave. As officers were at the scene, they saw the man, 6'4, 260 pounds, in an unprovoked manner, forcibly shove a 5'8, 150 pound man. When the arriving officers asked the man to stop, he immediately put his hands on his head and said: "Oh sorry. I'm cool with you guys! I know the owner here!" according to the arrest report.

— A 21-year-old Carson City man was arrested Feb. 8, 11;17 p.m. at Country Village and East 5th on two contempt of court warrant charges.

— A 24-year-old Carson City man was arrested in the 1800 block of Long Street Feb. 8, 3:35 p.m. on a failure to appear in court warrant.

— A 19-year-old Carson City woman was arrested in the 2600 block of Mayflower at 8:50 p.m. Feb. 8 and faces charges of failure to appear on a traffic warrant.

— A 24-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Feb. 8, 3:35 p.m. in the 800 block of East Long Street for driving while on a revoked license for DUI and being in violation of a suspended sentence. Bail: $2,000.

— A 39-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Feb. 8, 3 p.m. at the intersection of Gordon and North Edmonds and faces four misdemeanor charges of warrant contempt of court.

— Those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Sponsor Showcase

Carson’s full-service casino featuring:

  • Over 590 Slots – Certified Loose!
  • Single-deck Blackjack, 3-card Poker, Craps, Roulette
  • Poker Room
  • Keno
  • Two restaurants
  • Weekly live entertainment
  • 80 recently remodeled hotel rooms
  • Complete banquet facilities

On your “Must Not Miss” list, is the popular Downtown Wine Walk – held the First Saturday of every month from 1- 5pm. For just $10 (which supports the Downtown Business Association you’ll receive a commemorative wine glass and endless reasons to sip, stroll, and shop, the afternoon away, through Historic Downtown Carson City. Bring your wine walk glass with the Carson City Logo on it and pay only $8. Don't forget the after Wine Walk raffle prize party, 5:00pm, at the Cabaret Lounge, Carson Nugget Casino!

Tickets can be purchased at Bella Fiora Wines, Cactus Jack’s, Carson Jewelry & Loan, Carson Nugget, and Horseshoe Club, where you will receive hand stamps, glasses, and maps.

Sponsored by the Carson City Downtown Business Association, our goal is to carry on a local tradition, hosting an event which showcases a monthly Downtown celebration. It’s a Saturday stroll with a glass of wine through historic downtown Carson City where boutiques, local shops, galleries, restaurants and casinos, pull out all the stops to awaken your taste buds and tantalize your senses... experience a Downtown taste sensation!.

Change the way you do business. Dominate the competition. Create a professional, lasting impression with a Sign Pro sign.

Every Sign Pro sign is custom-made to your specifications. Indoor or outdoor. Short-term or long-term.

Sign Pro staff will work with you to select the most appropriate vinyl's and materials to serve your needs. Each product we use has been chosen for its quality, durability and economy.

Signs create the first impression of your business. Our professional staff can brighten and outdated image, replace a worn sign or create a whole new look. Your product knowledge combined with our attention to detail will create the winning formula for visual success.

Sign Pro's state-of-the art equipment offers hundreds of type styles and design choices. We can use your artwork of create dynamic images from scratch. We can enhance your ideas with borders, shadows, special effects and distortions.

Sign Pro will translate your multi-colored world into two or three dimensional reality.

  • Window and Wall Graphics
  • Exhibits
  • Decals
  • Banners
  • Vehicle Identification
  • Magnetic's
  • Full-color Imagery
  • American with Disabilities Act Signs
  • Wood/Plastics/Metal

Add distinction to your business exterior by using creative graphics that invite your customers to step inside. Tell your customers about your products before they walk through the door.

Sign Pro is first in dependability, first in quality, first in customer service. At Sign Pro we want to be your sign company. Let us open the door leading to future success for your business, your products and you!

Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
1501 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89403

Day R. Williams scored top of his law school class in Evidence and Constitutional Law, and he wrote for the Law Review. He is known as a fine legal writer. Day has practiced solo for more than 20 years in Carson City. He has handled contract disputes, personal injuries, bad faith by insurance companies, probate, estates and trusts, appeals, and a murder case. Day has tried cases and appeared in court in Carson City, Reno, Minden, Yerington, Ely, Fallon, Pahrump, and Las Vegas, and he has argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He was a driving force in the first citizen-initiated grand jury in Nevada’s history.


Top Stories

... or see all stories

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of commercial burglaries. Since January of this year Carson City has experienced 27 burglaries at local businesses, said Carson City Sheriff's Office Detective David LeGros.

During these burglaries cash, guns and electronics have been stolen from businesses in areas throughout town and resulting damage done from the break-ins.

The majority of the burglaries have occurred in the east portion of Carson City in the area of Fairview Drive, Desatoya Drive and Butti Way.

After four months as the director of Carson City Animal Services, Cindy Hannah has been "let go" Carson City Manager Nick Marano tells KRNV.

The Carson City Library has joined the Salvation Army’s Carson City Corps Community Center in preparing students for the upcoming school year. The Back-To-School supply drive will run through August 11. A collection barrel and Apple Tree Poster is located at the library’s main Help Desk.

The Comstock History Center presents “One Is Silver, the Other Is Gold: Celebrating 25 Years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships” featuring 22 visual artists who have received grant support from the Nevada Arts Council as master or apprentice artists in a variety of folk traditions.

Each recognized master is encouraged to work with one or more dedicated apprentices so that their traditional art forms and personal contributions endure.

To make travel easier and safer, the Nevada Department of Transportation will temporarily suspend or alter construction work on three projects around the area during Hot August Nights and the Reno-Tahoe Open events.

No construction-related lane closures will take place between the evening of Friday, July 25 and the morning of Monday, Aug. 4 on NDOT’s Mt. Rose Highway project. For the Highway 50 project at Moundhouse, there will be some drainage and shoulder work that will not affect lanes of traffic, said NDOT spokeswoman Meg Ragonese.

A 65-year-old California man was arrested on a felony warrant charge of suspicion of statutory sexual seduction. Ronald Gene Hicks of Highland, Calif., was brought into jail Wednesday through an extradition and a $20,000 bail amount was set. No other information was available. The warrant was issued July 8, 2014 out of Carson City Justice Court.

In other felony arrests: A 23-year-old Carson City woman, Kady Joann Werlinger, was arrested July 23 in the 4200 block of Shelbyville on felony drug charges of maintaining a drug house and possession of methamphetamine.

"Jazz & Beyond" performers in Fuji Park on Aug. 2

The "Jazz & Beyond: Carson City Music Festival," in collaboration with Carson City, is proud to present five of several bands at the Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair in Fuji Park on Saturday, August 2. "Jazz & Beyond" runs from Aug. 1 to Aug. 17 and features over 50 events, mainly in the downtown Carson City area.

The five "Jazz & Beyond" bands at the Fair on August 2 are Sons of Slide Mountain, RVGS Tantalus, Lynne Colvig Latin Jazz, the Reno Jazz Orchestra with singer Jackie Landrum, and the St. Christopher Project, featuring the music of Tom Waits.

The 2014 Jazz and Beyond - Carson City Music Festival will open Friday, August 1 with a "Mad Hatter Garden Party" featuring music by the Corky Bennett Trio in the backyard of the Nevada Governor's Mansion.

The ticketed party features music, finger foods by Carson City Confections, wine, beer, and a raffle. Festivities run from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Here is an annual suggestion, if you would like to take a mid-summer vacation at an out-of-the-way location. 
Do you know that our very own White Pine County is home to one of the Nation's least visited and Nevada's only National Park?

It's the 77,000 acre Great Basin National Park.
 If you've never been there, here is a whole bunch of useful information:

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Inc., also known as RSVP, has a limited number of free Farmers Market coupons for fresh produce to offer to Carson City low-income seniors through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

More than 100 state workers were evacuated from the Nevada Capitol in Carson City when a fire alarm sounded this afternoon.

Two black bears trapped Tuesday were released back into the wild by Nevada Department of Wildlife wardens. So far, 11 bears have been safely released back into the Sierra since July 1.

Both bears were tagged, tattooed and micro chipped in order to identify them in the future should they come back in to contact with humans. Neither bear had previously been handled by NDOW.

The Wa She Shu It Deh Native American Arts Festival returns to Valhalla at the Tallac Historic site this weekend, July 26-27. The festival celebrates the Washoe's ancient lifeways and their Lake Tahoe homeland.

The festival features traditional American Indian dancers and drum performers, basket weaving displays, art, and great food. Sponsored by the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, this event is free to attend, and open to the public. The festival runs 10 a.m. am to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on Valhalla’s Grand Lawn.

In honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday, the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission invites all Nevadans to participate in choosing the design for the fourth Sesquicentennial commemorative medallion.

This medallion, the final in the series of four being produced throughout the year, will feature the winning design voted on by Nevadans. Voting begins today, Wednesday, July 23, which marks 100 days until Nevada Day, and ends Thursday, August 7, 2014.

NV Energy has petitioned the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada with the hopes of recovering $78 million in costs associated with implementation of electric and gas smart meters in Northern Nevada.

A hearing on the matter is set for today, Wednesday, July 23, at 6 p.m. in Hearing Room A of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, 1150 E. William St. in Carson City.

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada and Northern California. This report is for the week of July 23, 2014.

Carson City fire and ambulance are responding tonight to a motorcycle crash in the area of Rabe Way. The call came in at around 7:40 p.m. Care Flight has been ordered and will land near the scene of the accident.

Traffic in the area is being diverted.

CARSON CITY - Eight Airmen from the Nevada Air National Guard joined 160 people from seven nations Monday to provide humanitarian assistance to the citizens of Tonga as part of Operation Pacific Angel-Tonga.

The mission will continue until July 26. Tonga is Nevada National Guard's partner in the National Guard's State Partnership Program, the Department of Defense program that links a state's National Guard with the armed forces or equivalent of a partner country in a cooperative, mutually beneficial relationship.

UPDATE: Carson City firefighters responded this afternoon to a 50-year-old woman struck by a vehicle in the area of Stewart and Washington streets. The woman had injuries to her leg, arm and hip areas. She was taken by Care Flight to the trauma ward at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

Emergency crews treating her at the scene said she was conscious and alert. The accident happened at around 3:20 p.m.

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei’s bill known as Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe – Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act, by a bipartisan voice vote.

The bill, H.R. 3716, would ratify an agreement between the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and Fish Springs Ranch to resolve a dispute over water rights near Reno. It is expected to be passed by the Senate and signed into law.