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Sparks woman dies in pedestrian accident Thursday night near McCarran and Prater Way

A 62-year-old Sparks woman was killed attempting to cross the intersection of McCarran and Prater Way in Sparks on Thursday night, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Maria Ramon Rivera-Depineda died when she was struck by a black Ford Mustang driven by a 51-year-old Sparks man. The woman died at the accident scene, reported at 9:55 p.m., said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson.

Woman jailed on DUI, resisting charges after driving pickup into a building

A 53-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Tuesday on four misdemeanor charges, including DUI, destruction of private property, driving on a suspended license and resisting arrest after she drove her vehicle into a building, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

The incident happened in the 3300 block of Highway 50 East at 10:41 a.m. Officers arrived and found the woman had driven a white Toyota pickup into the north side of a business. The vehicle was running and still in drive gear, with the engine revving at a high rpm, according to the arrest report.

Carson City sheriff's arrest log for Tuesday

A 22-year-old Carson City man was arrested Monday on a felony charge of parole violation and misdemeanor charges of petit larceny after allegedly taking clothing and a watch from two department stores, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Shawn Anderson was booked into jail at 6:38 p.m. without bail awaiting a hearing for the parole violation charge. According to the arrest report, Anderson was stopped outside of Kohl’s by loss prevention after being seen leaving the store with a shirt. Anderson threw the shirt at the security officer and took off running, leaving his getaway vehicle.

Man jailed on felony invasion charge after breaking into day care center, eating bag of chips

A Carson City man was arrested early Saturday morning on a felony home invasion charge after he allegedly broke a window of a day care center, entered the facility and ate a bag of potato chips, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Nathan Richardson, 32, was found inside an East Telegraph day care center after deputies were called at 3:52 a.m. on a report of glass being broken in the area. Arriving officers noticed a man inside the day care center in the kitchen area, and the broken window. The man was eating potato chips near the refrigerator, according to the arrest report.

Statewide Nevada 150 events held throughout second half of September

Many celebrations are scheduled throughout the Silver State in the month of September. These Nevada 150 events celebrate all things Nevada and help bring awareness to the 150th Anniversary of Statehood. The following events are held Sept. 15 through 30.

Carson City sheriff’s arrest log for Thursday

A 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 8:36 a.m. in the 200 block of Hackamore Way on a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer.

According to the arrest report, officers were dispatched to the area in reference to a possible structure fire. Officers were advised there had been suspicious activity in the home and that subjects with warrants for their arrests had been hiding inside.

Carson City man jailed after firing handgun from inside moving car

A Carson City man was arrested Sunday on a felony charge of discharging a firearm from a moving vehicle while on his way to the rifle range, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Oswaldo Mariscal, 29, is being held on $26,137 bail after officers were contacted about a man shooting a handgun from the passenger window of a car. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Teen driving on revoked license for DUI crashes into tree, hydrant

An 18-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 2:40 p.m. in the area of North Curry and Sophia Drive on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and driving on a revoked license, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

According to the arrest report, officers were dispatched to the area in reference to a traffic accident where a 1996 Honda Accord had crashed into a fire hydrant and tree. The moderately damaged Honda, which had its airbags deployed, came to rest on a curb at the corner of the intersection.

Woman jailed on DUI, other charges after crashing car into motel wall

A 23-year-old Carson City woman was arrested at 9:22 p.m. in the 2800 block of South Carson Street on a felony charge of parole violation and three misdemeanor charges including driving under suspicion of drugs after she crashed her car into the wall of a motel, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Dayton woman identified in Saturday crash on Highway 50 in Carson City

The Nevada Highway Patrol has identified a Dayton woman as the passenger killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning in Carson City in the area of Highway 50 and East Nye Lane.

Leatrice Drew, 82, died from injuries at the scene in the rollover accident, reported at around 8:55 a.m. Her husband, Daniel Drew, was also injured. It is unknown if the couple were wearing seat belts properly, said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson.

Holiday weekend thus far results in several misdemeanor, handful of felony arrests

A 61-year-old Carson City man faces a misdemeanor DUI charge after allegedly driving his Dodge Ram through the yard of a Mayflower Way home on Friday afternoon, breaking a fence and crashing into an unoccupied Jeep, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

According to the arrest report, officers were called to the residence and made contact with the driver of the pickup. The man said he was OK and told the officer that he had nothing to do with the accident. The man was in the driver’s seat of the vehicle, which was flipped on its side.

Man jailed on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana

An 18-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 9:55 a.m. in the 1600 block of East Fifth Street on five misdemeanor charges, including driving under the influence of marijuana, following a traffic stop, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

According to the arrest report, an officer stopped the man for failing to maintain a lane of travel westbound on Fifth Street from the roundabout. During the traffic stop the officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Carson City deputies arrest three on felony charges

Two men with gang ties were arrested Wednesday in the 2700 block of Menlo Drive by the Tri-County Gang Unit. One of the men was wanted on a felony fugitive from justice warrant out of California, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Oswaldo Torres, 28, is being held without bail awaiting extradition on the California Department of Corrections warrant issued June 2, 2014. The other man, 29, faces misdemeanor warrant related charges.

N Edmonds Dr and Woodside Dr. Becoming a war Zone?

Carsonnow.org published a story a few days ago about 4 felony arrests for a shooting on N Edmonds Drive in Carson City. Now I am hearing stories from residents of Woodside Drive just behind N Edmonds of reataliation for the arrests. They claim they are going after Rats on N Edmonds.
When is this going to stop people? You are turning Carson City into a war zone. People are going to get hurt or killed.

Man jailed on felony child abuse charge

A 51-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday on a felony charge of child abuse after allegedly hitting and punching two juveniles, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Michael Todd Presley was arrested at 9:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of Short Putt Drive. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. According to the arrest report, officers were called to Governor’s Field at 4:15 p.m. regarding a report of suspected child abuse.

Carson City Sheriff's Office arrest log for Thursday

A 50-year-old Sacramento man, Timothy Eric Seibel, was arrested Wednesday, 2:56 p.m. in the 3300 block of East Fifth Street on a felony parole violation charge, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said. He is being held without bail until a court hearing.

In other arrests: A 33-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 2:19 a.m. in the 900 block of South Carson Street on the following misdemeanor charges: Possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license, no valid insurance, and two counts violation of a suspended sentence.

Nevada leaders launch student prescription drug prevention video contest

Nevada middle and high school students and schools are encouraged to enter in the Nevada Prescription Drug Prevention Video Contest sponsored by Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.

This is an opportunity for Nevada students to get creative and use social media to promote awareness about prescription drug abuse and encourage their peers to stay away from abusing prescription drugs.

Winners will be selected from each Nevada school district. Final winners will be announced Nov. 3, 2014.

Carson City man jailed for allegedly giving 14-year-old cocaine to hold

An 18-year-old Carson City man was arrested Friday on three felony drug charges including suspicion of furnishing cocaine to a 14-year-old girl following a traffic stop, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Chase Morse was stopped by a sheriff’s sergeant at 5:47 p.m. in the 2600 block of Fairview Drive after he clocked the driver going 57 mph in a 35 mph zone. The officer asked for a K9 unit to respond because of a smell of marijuana in the vehicle.

Woman jailed on felony drug charge after pills found without prescriptions

A 50-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Thursday in the area of Brown and Gordon streets on a felony charge of possessing prescription drugs without prescriptions, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Lillian Kay Meyer, also faces misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of bail conditions.

Man jailed on felony assault charge in alleged hammer and bat attack

A 39-year-old man was jailed Monday after he allegedly attacked another man with a hammer and baseball bat, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said. Benjamin Amos Smith is being held on $30,500 bail. He also has a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest out of Reno Township Court.

Carson city deputies arrest five on felony charges during weekend patrol

A 50-year-old Carson City man was arrested Friday on a felony charge of possession of a stolen vehicle after he had been stopped and then took off running from officers before being caught, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

James Dean Anderson was taken into custody at 4:38 p.m. in the 1500 block of Continental Drive. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of obstructing a police officer and driving on a revoked license for DUI.

Carson City woman jailed on three counts child endangerment and neglect

A 35-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Tuesday at a motel in the 1700 block of North Carson Street on three gross misdemeanor counts of child neglect and endangerment, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

The children, daughters of the woman, were found inside a unkempt motel room along with two men with long criminal histories involving assault, drugs and domestic battery. Inside the motel room apartment were beds without sheets, dirty dishes in a kitchen with rotten food on the counter, several dangerous kitchen items and chemicals within reach of the youngest child, empty beer bottles, hard alcohol within reach of the children, and an open, empty can of beans on the floor.

Carson City deputies make 4 felony, multiple misdemeanor arrests during weekend

A Carson City man was arrested Sunday, 9:22 a.m. in the area of North Plaza and Washington streets on a felony burglary warrant issued out of Clark County. Charles Roy Dickey, 59, was taken into custody and was being held without bail awaiting extradition, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Cab driver among five arrested in Carson City drug bust

Acting on several tips of drugs allegedly being sold out of a home with children inside and local from a taxi cab driver, Carson City Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team officers arrested five people Thursday night at a Condor Circle home.

Officers confiscated small amounts of methamphetamine, heroin, more than 30 pieces of assorted drug paraphernalia and cash after a search warrant was granted. Three children — two four-year-olds and a seven-year-old — were taken into protective custody, according arresting Carson City sheriff’s officers.

Carson City man faces felony drug charges after meth found inside shoe

A 23-year-old Carson City man was arrested Wednesday on felony drug charges, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said. Troy Lee Lindsey was booked on the felony charges after officers found two baggies of suspected methamphetamine in the man’s shoe.

According to the arrest report, a Carson City Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Team officer observed the man make a sudden turn on North Roop Street to East Washington at 9:26 p.m., nearly causing a collision between himself and another vehicle.

Carson City man jailed after police chase ends when car crashes into casino

What began as a battery investigation where a convenience store clerk was hit with a banana, ended with the arrest of a man after he crashed his vehicle into a natural gas line forcing the evacuation of a casino early Sunday morning, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Osvaldo Ruiz was arrested at 1:41 a.m. in the 2100 block of East Long Street after a vehicle and foot chase. He faces felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon, reckless driving willful conduct and eluding with endangerment as well as misdemeanor charges of DUI, obstructing and hit and run.

Pair arrested on drug charges after woman allegedly gives kids 2 joints for doing dishes

A Carson City couple were jailed Thursday on felony drug charges, including suspicion of providing marijuana to minors in exchange for chores, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Man turns himself into Carson City jail deputies on a felony credit card fraud warrant

Here is the Carson City Sheriff’s Office arrest report for July 16-17, 2014. Those arrested and facing criminal charges are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

A 32-year-old Reno man, Benjamin Sowda, was booked Thursday into Carson City Jail on a felony warrant for failure to appear on a charge of fraudulent use of a credit card, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.

Elderly Gardnerville woman dies in Interstate 580 crash

UPDATE: A Gardnerville woman died Monday in a single vehicle crash in the southbound lane on Interstate 580 two miles north of Bowers Mansion in Washoe County, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Dorothy S. Hunter, 95, died at the scene of the accident, reported at 2:34 p.m. Hunter was driving a 2007 Silver KIA Rio, said Trooper Dave Gibson.

Infant safe sleep awareness event offered Wednesday through Nevada public health

The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health will offer a Safe Sleep awareness event Wednesday, July 16 from 10 to noon at the Smith’s Food & Drug Store at 750 South Meadows Parkway, Reno.

The event hopes to draw new mothers and help them in the prevention of No. 1 cause of infant death between the ages of one month and one year. A Safe Sleep bus provided by the Regional Transportation Commission will be on site, as well as Safe Sleep and injury prevention materials from DPBH and Cribs for Kids of Safe Kids Washoe County.

Carson City couple jailed on multiple felony charges of sex assault involving a child

UPDATE: A Carson City couple are in jail after being arrested Friday on multiple counts of sexual assault on a child, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said. Jessica Soto, 37 and Mario Jesus Quevedo, 27, are in jail on $100,000 bail each. The victim is in protective custody.

The criminal complaint from Carson City Assistant District Attorney Mark Krueger is attached below.

In the criminal warrant, Soto was arrested Friday, 5:12 p.m.

Bakersfield man remains in serious condition after bicycle crash involving semi in the Cave Rock tunnel

A 48-year-old Bakersfield, Calif., man remains in serious condition after the bicycle he was riding Thursday was struck in the tunnel at Cave Rock on Highway 50 near Lake Tahoe, a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper said.

Clarence M. Aldridge was flown by Care Flight to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno for his injuries where he remains in serious condition. NHP responded at 9:50 a.m. to the accident, which closed a portion of the highway for several hours, said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson.

Carson City sheriff's arrest log for July 9-10

A 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on felony drug charges after deputies searched his Jeep and found Oxycodone pills and methamphetamine inside a safe, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Kenneth Dominici of Carson City, who is listed as unemployed, was stopped at 9:21 p.m. in the area of Market Street east of Retail Drive after officers observed his left brake light not working and a shattered windshield directly in front of the driver's side.

Monday morning gravel spill on I-80 east of Sparks injures 7 in 22-vehicle pileup

Nevada Highway Patrol from the Fernley area were dispatched Monday at around 9 a.m. to the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 just east of Orchard (mile marker 38) for a multiple vehicle accident that was caused when a commercial hauling gravel los its load on the highway blocking all westbound traffic.

Carson City sheriff's deputies make felony drug arrests involving heroin, meth and pills

A Dayton man was arrested Monday on felony drug charges after paramedics were called to the 1000 block of South Carson Street after the man was initially found slumped over the steering wheel of a running car, clenching money, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Matthew Paul Gonzi, 40, was arrested at 11:07 a.m. on suspicion of possession of controlled substances with intent to sell and possession of methamphetamine, both felonies, and four lessor charges including two failure to appear warrants issued out of Douglas County.

Carson City man jailed for allegedly forging prescription from doctor

A 41-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 4:32 p.m. in the 500 block of East William Street on felony suspicion of forgery, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Robert Wayne Smith was jailed on $5,000 bail. Officers spoke with the pharmacist who received a call from a local doctor who asked the pharmacist not to fill any new prescriptions for the man as they were all forged, the arrest report states.

Dayton man found guilty of drug, weapons charges after February bust nets stolen guns

A two-day trial led to the conviction Wednesday of a 47-year-old Dayton man on felony drug and weapon charges. Gary Edward Allen stood trial in Third Judicial District Court in Yerington and was found guilty on drug trafficking and four counts of possession of stolen firearms.

The conviction stems from a series of arrests made Feb. 14, 2014 in the hills above Clearview Drive in Carson City where at least 60 stolen guns were recovered. Allen and three others were arrested.

Carson City sheriff's SET deputies arrest pair on felony drug charges

Two women were jailed Thursday on felony drug charges after the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team was tipped off that they may have been transporting narcotics from Reno.

Arrested were Joanna Shirey, 21, and Alicia Warthan, 32, both of Carson City. Officers attempting to locate the suspect vehicle, a blue Suzuki Sidekick with a white top, found it tailgating a white sedan at 6:23 p.m. on Russell Way.

Nevada agencies step up water patrol this weekend looking for boaters under the influence

Boaters taking to Nevada waters this weekend should take note: operating a boat under the influence is the same as driving under the influence. Nevada Department of Wildlife wardens and law enforcement will be looking for boaters operating under the influence this weekend in waters across the state as part of a nationally coordinated enforcement effort dubbed “Operation Dry Water.”

Carson City sheriff's deputies busy with weekend DUI, felony and misdemeanor arrests

Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies kept busy over the weekend, making several arrests for DUI, domestic abuse, theft and felony child neglect and drug-related charges. Those arrested and facing charges are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Carson City deputies arrest man on felony embezzlement warrant after traffic stop

A 49-year-old man was arrested Thursday on a felony warrant for embezzlement issued in January, a Carson City Sheriff's Office deputy said.
David James Brewer of Gardnerville was arrested at 7:40 p.m. in the area of Carson Street and Winnie Lane. Bail was set at $15,000 bail.

Carson City sheriff's deputies arrest man after 2,000 grams of meth found inside car trunk

A 46-year-old Los Angeles, Calif., man was jailed early Tuesday morning on felony charges of drug trafficking and sale after approximately 2,000 grams of meth was found inside a car, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Jose Reyes Andrade was arrested at 4:32 a.m. in the 100 block of East Long Street. Bail has been set at $270,000.

According to the arrest report, a Carson City deputy on patrol observed a Volkswagon Passat with Nevada license plates in front of closed businesses. The registered owner of the vehicle had a confirmed warrant.

Carson City sheriff's SET team arrest two on felony drug charges

A 21-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Thursday on a felony charge of suspicion of maintaining a house where drugs are sold, used or both, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

Officers with the Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team arrested Stacy Babb at a Jeanell Drive apartment where several had complained about recent drug activity going on. Her bail was set at $21,137.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch the meeting live.

Items up for discussion and possible action include:

Carson City Sheriff's Office weekend arrest log

A 23-year-old Carson City man faces felony burglary and drug charges after allegedly walking out of Kohl's department store Sunday with merchandise, a Carson City Sheriff's Office deputy said.

Jac Michael Owen was arrested after store security observed him take a t-shirt and two pairs of shorts into the fitting room and then exiting with them concealed. The security guard stated the man then left the store without attempting to pay for the items, leaving in a 2002 Chrysler Prowler.

Carson City deputies arrest man on domestic battery charges after fight with family

A 21-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning in the 200 block of South Carson Meadows on suspicion of two counts domestic battery after allegedly punching his mother and brother in the face, a Carson City Sheriff's Office deputy said.

The man, who lives in 29 Palms, Calif., was booked into jail after officers were called to an apartment complex shortly before midnight regarding an intoxicated man causing problems, according to the arrest report.

Annual Powwow Celebrates Nevada's Rich, Native History

Stewart Indian School in Carson City hosts its annual Father’s Day Powwow, Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15, and is one of the sanctioned 150 events celebrating Nevada’s Sesquicentennial – 150 years of statehood. Everyone is invited to experience the beauty and significance of Nevada’s Native American heritage through traditional dance competitions, music and elaborate costumes of this wonderful, rich culture.

Carson City District Attorney's Office presents Mom’s Program awards

Carson City District Attorney Neil Rombardo and Assistant District Attorney Mark Krueger recognized moms and their children at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada.

The awards were in recognition of the first graduating pre-school class of the District Attorney’s Moms Program and recognition to the moms for learning new parenting and job skills to help them into the future, according to a news release.

Carson City sheriff's candidates square off on staffing, drugs and policing

With early voting in Nevada's primary election beginning Saturday, Carson City residents learned more about some of the philosophies of candidates in the contested races during Wednesday night's candidate forum hosted by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.

The Performance Hall of the BAC was a full house for the forum, with hardly an empty seat found for the first segment where the candidates for sheriff were questioned. The audience was reduced to about half after the sheriff's candidate portion ended.

Carson City weekend arrests include several felony and misdemeanor-related offenses

The Carson City Sheriff's Office made several felony and misdemeanor arrests over the weekend, many for drug offenses and court warrants.

A 47-year-old Carson City man, Jon Michael Dietmeier, was arrested Friday, 11:07 p.m. in the 2600 block of Highway 50 East by Carson City sheriff's SET officers on felony drug and weapon charges.

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