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Carson City Prescription Drug Roundup Set for April 26

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am

Partnership Carson City conducts a Prescription Drug Roundup, Saturday, April 26, at four locations. Folks are encouraged bring their unused and expired prescription drugs to one of the drop-off locations for proper disposal, as this helps protect the community and the water supply.

Drop-off locations are at Smith's Food & Drug at 599 E William St., and at Save Mart Supermarkets at 3620 N. Carson St.,3325 Hwy. 50 E., and 4348 S. Carson St., all in Carson City

Carson City deputies make felony fugitive, domestic battery and drug conspiracy arrests

A Carson City man was jailed Sunday on suspicion of felony domestic battery with strangulation. Michael Robson was arrested in the 1300 block of Ashby Court at 1:03 a.m.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Menlo and Lompa streets after dispatch received a call about a female screaming and children crying.

NDOT builds memorial honoring road workers who died at Nevada road project sites

A memorial ribbon is being built this week at the Nevada Department of Transportation headquarters in Carson City that will memorialize the 25 NDOT employees who have died since the agency began while doing road construction work.

The ribbon is part of a campaign recognizing National Work Zone Awareness Week going on now through Friday. Once finished, the memorial at NDOT headquarters, 1263 South Stewart Street, will be draped with potted flowers.

Two women arrested after conspiring to smuggle heroin into Carson City Jail

A 25-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Thursday for felony possession of drugs after she allegedly attempted to smuggle a balloon with heroin inside to give to an inmate. The inmate faces a felony charge of conspiracy.

According to the arrest report, the woman accused of smuggling, Angela Moen, was booked into jail on a warrant and had made arrangements prior to being jailed to bring in the heroin to share with the inmate, Karina Decender, 23, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office arrest report.

Carson City Sheriff's Office make multiple felony drug-related arrests over weekend

A home care provider was booked Friday into Carson City Jail on three felony warrants charges involving burglary, grand larceny and possession of stolen property.

Ella May Dix, 50, of Reno was taken into custody by the Carson City Sheriff's Office after the woman arrived at the front counter for the warrants. The three felony charges are out of Las Vegas Justice Court and issued Jan. 15, 2014. Bail: $80,000.

In other arrests:

Carson City woman turns herself in on felony warrant charge of credit card fraud

A 32-year-old home care worker turned herself into the Carson City Sheriff's Office early Tuesday on a felony warrant for her arrest.

Amy Lynne Wolf of Carson City was taken into custody at 1 a.m. on March 25. A warrant was issued Feb. 27, 2014 on a charge of suspicion of fraudulent use of a credit card. A $5,000 bondable was set and she was released from jail on that bond.

In other arrests: A man jailed Sunday on felony drug and fugitive charges had an additional misdemeanor charge added Tuesday after he failed to appear in a Carson City courtroom in May 2007 on a traffic citation.

Fights, foot chases and felony drug arrests keep Carson City deputies busy over weekend

A 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested Sunday on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after a chase through a field near Highway 50 and Fairview Drive.

Hector Cervantes is being held in Carson City Jail without bail on a parole violation charge and $10,428 bail for other charges.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded at 12:31 a.m. to the 2800 block of Century Drive where there had been several people outside a home yelling and screaming. It turned out to be a large house party where several underage people were drinking.

Carson City man with warrants runs from officer, jailed on misdemeanor charges

A 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, March 20, on multiple misdemeanor warrant charges including contempt of court and larceny.

According to the arrest report, the sergeant for the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team was patrolling the area of William and Rand streets at around 10 p.m. when he observed the suspect and knew he had outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Best-selling author Ellen Hopkins to discuss drug epidemic at Carson City chamber luncheon

If you think drugs are not a problem in our community, think again. Perhaps the closing down of meth labs may be a thing of the past, but be aware, drug use is ever constant among the young and easily obtained.

Award winning New York Times best-selling author Ellen Hopkins will be addressing the Carson City Chamber’s monthly luncheon at the Gold Dust West that is open to the public.

Carson City deputies arrest father and son on kidnapping, robbery and conspiracy charges

UPDATE: An 18-year-old Carson City house painter and his father were arrested Tuesday on three felony warrant charges including robbery, kidnapping and conspiracy.

Brent Michael Martin and Michael Ray Martin, 39, are each being held on $150,000 bail. Warrant for their arrests were issued Monday from Carson City Justice Court. The men were arrested at 4:24 p.m. in the 1900 block of East Long Street.

Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies make multiple misdemeanor arrests Monday

A 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested Monday in the 800 block of East Long Street. He faces two failure to appear in court charges and driving on a suspended license, all misdemeanors.

According to the arrest report, a Carson City Sheriff's Office deputy stopped the man after observing an unlicensed vehicle traveling south on Roop Street.

Carson City Sheriff''s Office SET team arrests four on suspicion of heroin possession

Four people were arrested this weekend by the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team in two separate instances that involved heroin possession.

A Carson City couple were arrested Saturday, 12:44 p.m. in the 800 block of North Carson Street. Jeffery K. Freeman faces felony charges of failure to appear on a warrant for category B burglary, possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Carson City woman arrested, taken to hospital after admitting to hiding drug needles

Two Carson City women were arrested Saturday on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine. Both were taken to the hospital after one admitted that she had two hypodermic needles hidden in her vagina, according to a Carson City Sheriff's Office arrest report.

Karesa Steepe, 22, and Mary Janae Adams, 24, were arrested at 4:55 p.m. at College Parkway and Goni streets.

Daniel Gonzales files for Carson City Sheriff

Carson City Sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Gonzales announced today that he filed to run for Sheriff of Carson City with the Carson City Elections Department.

Gonzales is running for Sheriff with the goal of increasing integrity, transparency, and accountability in the Sheriff’s Office, as well as restructuring the department to put more deputies in positions to better serve Carson City. “I understand today’s issues and have the vision to meet tomorrow’s challenges.”

Carson City woman booked into jail on felony fugitive warrant

A 28-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Sunday on a felony fugitive from justice warrant out of Nevada County, Calif., and two misdemeanor-related charges. Jerilyn Grace Aldrich, was booked into the Carson City Jail on $11,244 bail.

Carson City man arrested after allegedly stealing father's truck

A 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of felony grand larceny after allegedly stealing his father's truck.
Josh Baroni is being held on $25,000 bail. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 600 block of of Kay Court in reference to a stolen vehicle.

Carson City man not allowed in casinos jailed on probation violation charges

A 51-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday on a felony charge of probation violation and misdemeanor violation of bail conditions. Myron Buckley was being held without bail pending a hearing on the felony charge.

Carson City SET officers arrest man on felony drug charges

A 27-year-old Dayton man was arrested Feb. 14, 6:31 p.m. in the area of Caroline and Valley streets in Carson City on suspicion of felony conspiracy, possession with intent to sell and transportation of heroin. Gilbert Raymond Ramirez, was being held on $35,000 bail.

According to the arrest report, officers with the Carson City Special Enforcement Team worked with a person who agreed to make a transaction while wearing a wire. The transaction would be for four "points" of heroin, which in street terms a point is .10 grams for a total of $80, the arrest report states.

Carson City man arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse

A Carson City man was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony child abuse. Terry Ray Kilfian was arrested in the 2200 block of Roop Street at 12:19 p.m.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies met with the 12-year-old victim who claimed his father punched him in the face, then kicked him on the side in his ribs. The child had visible injuries to his neck, face and ribcage, according to the arrest report.

Carson City sheriff's Special Enforcement Team arrest pair in drug sting operation

A Carson City pair were arrested Jan. 31, 4:46 p.m. in the area of Highway 50 and Fairview on multiple felony drug charges following a sting operation through the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team.

Carson City patrol deputies make misdemeanor DUI, warrant-related arrests

A 26-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 4:48 p.m. in the area of Airport Road and Desatoya. He faces misdemeanor charges of failure to obey a traffic control device, DUI alcohol and drugs, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and violation of pre-trial supervision.

Carson City man jailed on suspicion of having stolen credit cards, meth and marijuana

A Carson City man faces three felony charges included possession of stolen credit cards and drugs after a Jan. 25 arrest near Fairview and Highway 50 East.

Casey Justin Cribbins, 25, is being held on $29,364 bail. A Sheridan, Wyo., woman who was with him faces misdemeanor warrant charges.

Traffic stop by Carson City sheriff's SET deputy leads to felony drug arrest

A Carson City Jail inmate faces a felony charge battery of a prisoner in an incident Wednesday. Billy Harris, 67, was removed from a holding cell at around 8:30 a.m. after allegedly punching, spitting and hurling a racial slur at an inmate, according to the arrest report. Bail: $20,000.

In other arrests:

Woman admits to stealing rings from Carson City department store

A Gardnerville woman was booked into Carson City Jail on Tuesday with felony warrants for her arrest on suspicion of grand larceny. Sunshine Dawn Workman, 38, was booked into jail at 4:10 p.m. with a bail amount of $17,500.

The Category C felony grand larceny warrant was issued out of Carson City Justice Court on Sept. 5, 2013. A second warrant for a theft charge out of Douglas County's East Fork Township Justice Court was issued Dec. 6, 2013.

Carson City man jailed on felony charge after giving officer a fake name

A Carson City man faces a felony charge of using false information to avoid prosecution after presenting deputies with another person's name during a traffic stop early Friday morning along Highway 395 and Old Clear Creek Road.

Carson City man jailed for court violations, witnesses said he tried to break into cars

A 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested early Thursday morning in the 3200 block of Market Street. He faces misdemeanor charges of violation of pre-trial supervision and court-ordered supervision.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the area of Walmart on Market Street in reference to a possible vehicle burglary in progress. On arrival several employees pointed to man in front of the store. They alleged the man was going through the parking lot and checking locked doors on vehicles, according to deputies via dispatch.

Daniel Gonzales enters race for Carson City Sheriff

Carson City Sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Gonzales announced Wednesday his candidacy for sheriff of Carson City.

Gonzales says he is running for sheriff with the goal of increasing integrity, transparency and accountability in the Sheriff’s Office, as well as restructuring the department to put more officers on patrol and use monies to better protect and serve Carson City and its residents.

Column: Medical expenses eligible for income tax deduction

Some folks ask “just what is a medical expense” that I can deduct for income taxes? Medical expenses eligible to be deducted as itemized deductions on Schedule A of your form 1040 include amounts paid for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease, or paid for the purpose of affecting any structure or function of the body.

Application deadline nears for Carson City Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy

Community members interested in law enforcement or those who may have wondered how the Carson City Sheriff's Office operates, the Citizens Academy is an good opportunity to experience the wide range of duties at the department, said Sheriff Ken Furlong.

The application deadline for the Carson City Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy is 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2014. The next academy begins Feb. 5.

Burglary tools found in Carson City casino hotel room of pair arrested on drug charges

A San Jose pair arrested the day after Christmas for felony suspicion of drug trafficking face additional charges of being in possession of burglary tools after Carson City Sheriff's Office investigators obtained a search warrant and found a hotel room at a casino full of electronic items.

New Year's Eve at Lake Tahoe features casino corridor party, SnowGlobe music festival

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is making preparations for the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebration at Lake Tahoe starting on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013. Each year upwards of 60,000 celebrants ring in the New Year in the casino core area of Stateline, Nevada.

Woman arrested for shoplifting found to have three vials of dangerous drugs

A 24-year-old Carson City man was arrested Monday, Dec. 23 7:10 p.m. in the 1800 block of North Edmonds.
Jordan Randall Burkhart, faces felony warrant charges of failure to appear and parole and probation hold. He is being held without bail on those charges until a court hearing.

According to the arrest report, officers responded to a casino for a report of several unwanted subjects. An officer recognized Burkhart and when he saw the officer he quickly got up and exited the casino.

Woman driving without a license jailed after giving cops fake name

A 21-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Sunday following a traffic stop near the intersection of College Parkway and Sherman. Carin Elizabeth Bohannan faces a felony charge of using false identification to avoid prosecution and a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

According to the arrest report, a Carson City Sheriff's patrol deputy conducted a traffic stop at 10:29 p.m. because of a non-functioning tail light.

Carson City woman jailed on felony drug charges, fails to agreement she help with stings

A Carson City woman was arrested Thursday after agreeing to help law officers make drug transactions but never showed to complete the tasks. Tashina Wungnema, 32, faces two felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and being in violation of a suspended sentence.

According to the arrest report, officers assigned to the Special Enforcement Team staged a drug transaction on Dec. 5 where suspect Wungnema agreed to sell a cooperating source of the Sheriff's Office $40 worth of methamphetamine or four-tenths of a gram, according to the arrest report.

Golden years ahead for retiring Teddy, Carson City's drug-sniffing Golden Retriever

Teddy, the warm-hearted, floppy-eared 8-year-old drug sniffing Golden Retriever and valiant member of the Carson City Sheriff's Office K9 squad for years, officially retires today.

Known for his gentle demeanor and love of tennis balls, Teddy has been adored by law officers, sheriff's office staffers, children and even the most unlikely folks — those who have had their vehicles searched — ever since he came on board as an 18-month old rookie sniffer.

Two Carson City men jailed on felony charges after drug sting meth sale

Two Carson City men were arrested Dec. 13, 1:19 p.m. at East Long and Rand Street. Gregory John Modugno, 59, and Charles William Jameson, face multiple felony drug charges after being arrested during a sting operation where there was a transaction of methamphetamine.

According to the arrest report, cooperating sources made contact with Modugno who stated he would sell approximately a gram of methamphetamine for $100. The source stated Modugno would pick up the money from the source and meet them nearby to purchase the meth.

Grass Valley woman jailed on DUI, eluding after chase from Truckee ends near Verdi

A Grass Valley woman was arrested Friday after a chase with the California Highway Patrol from California into Nevada, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Wendy N. Parish, 23, faces criminal charges of DUI drugs, driving without a valid driver’s license, and attempting to elude a police officer. Bail is $25,350 and she remains in custody as of Saturday afternoon, said NHP Trooper Chuck Allen.

Carson City woman jailed on felony burglary warrant charge

A 37-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance and prescription drugs without a prescription, among other charges after she was stopped for driving without headlights.

Ginnie Lorraine Heidt also faces misdemeanor charges of not having a valid driver's license and possession of drug paraphernalia. She's being held in the Carson City Jail on $6,436 bail.

Applications being accepted for 2014 Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy

The next Citizens Academy will begin Feb. 5, 2014, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong announced Tuesday. Community members interested in law enforcement or those who may have wondered how the sheriff's office operates, the citizens academy is an good opportunity to experience the wide range of duties at the department.

Man jailed on DUI, drug charges; allegedly goes wrong way down highway, pizza drive-thru

A 69-year-old Minden man was arrested Nov. 30 on suspicion of felony possession of methamphetamine after being stopped for driving on the wrong side of the highway and then the opposite end of a restaurant drive-thru line.

Raymond E. Custis also faces misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of drugs, driving without insurance and a valid license, and possession of marijuana.

Carson City motel manager jailed after allegedly threatening tenant, beating his girlfriend

A 50-year-old Carson City motel manager faces a felony charge of intimidating a witness. Britt Andrew Taylor was arrested early Friday morning in the 1500 block of Rand Avenue.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a motel on Rand Avenue regarding a domestic battery. On the scene officers made contact with a female victim who was outside, on the ground, unconscious in front of the manager's apartment as well as a female witness who was there trying to stop the woman's head from bleeding by applying pressure on it.

Veteran Carson City Deputy Don Gibson announces run for Sheriff; picks retiring NHP trooper for Undersheriff

(The following was submitted by Deputy Don Gibson who announced Tuesday that he is running for Carson City Sheriff. Gibson, who has been in law enforcement for 16 years, 13 of those assigned to the patrol division in the Carson CIty Sheriff's Office, named retiring Nevada State Trooper Michael “Sean” Giurlani as his running mate for Undersheriff.)

New sheriff, new perspective
Today, I am excited to announce my bid to be the next Sheriff of Carson City. I made the decision to enter the race because I strongly believe we need new leadership and new perspective in the Sheriff’s Office. I appreciate the encouragement I have received from so many people and I will repay that confidence by working hard to become a New Sheriff with New Perspectives.

Two jailed on felony heroin charges after friend ODs on living room floor

Two Carson City residents were arrested Monday and face felony drug possession charges after a 19-year-old friend of theirs overdosed on heroin in the middle of their living room floor.

Matthew Buscay, 19, and Jessie Radabaugh 18, each face a felony charge of possessing heroin and a misdemeanor charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. The 19-year-old man who overdosed was revived by paramedics and taken to the hospital.

South Lake Tahoe man faces felony stalking, three gross misdemeanor charges

A 44-year-old South Lake Tahoe man faces a felony stalking charge and gross misdemeanor charges of libel and two counts of intimidating a public officer.

Todd Christian Robben was transported Nov. 9, 11 a.m. from El Dorado County Jail to Carson City Jail on a Carson Township warrant. Robben had signed a waiver of extradition in Superior Court in the state of California, according to the arrest report.

Carson City Sheriff's Special Enforcement Team traffic stops lead to drug-related arrests

A 33-year-old Carson City woman and a 44-year-old man were arrested Nov. 6, 5:21 p.m. in the 3500 block of Highway 50 East, They face various misdemeanor drug charges.

Officers with the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on an unregistered Dodge Ram traveling eastbound on Highway 50 East.

Man faces felony drug sales charges after officers find Ecstasy, marijuana in search

A Carson City man on probation and with a n outstanding warrant for his arrest faces felony drug charges, including intent to sell after authorities found 3 grams of MDMA, also known as "Ecstasy" or "Molly" and several empty pills capsules during a search of his apartment.

Mark Emory Samuels, 27, was arrested Friday, Nov. 1, 8:18 p.m. in the 400 block of East Long Street.

According to the arrest report, officers with the Special Enforcement Team made contact with the man at his residence on a confirmed warrant from Carson City Justice Court for violation of a suspended sentence.

Carson City man jailed on felony weapon and drug charges

A 41-year-old man with an extensive criminal history in Carson City was arrested Wednesday and faces felony charges of being a felon in possession of a loaded weapon, possession of methamphetamine and prescription drugs. A 25-year-old female passenger with him faces two misdemeanor charges.

Franklin Trevino was stopped for speeding 11:18 p.m. in the area of Saliman and 5th Street. According to the arrest report, officers patrolling paced the Chevy sedan Trevino was driving doing 35 in a 25 mph zone. The vehicle also crossed over and straddled the yellow line for nearly one city block.

Carson City deputies busy with handful of weekend felony arrests

A Zephyr Cove man was arrested Sunday and faces a felony charge of third offense driving under the influence after being stopped by Carson City sheriff's patrol officers.

Christopher James Thompson, 33, was arrested in the 2500 block of South Carson Street at 2:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Thompson was stopped for failure to maintain a single lane of traffic, the arrest report states.

Carson City man faces felony domestic battery charge

A 33-year-old Carson City man faces a felony domestic battery charge after allegedly attempting to strangle his girlfriend. Jared Allen Medejros was arrested at 6:38 p.m. Monday in the 2900 block of Menlo Drive. He is being held on $15,000 bail.

According to the arrest report, officers responded to the residence for a call of domestic violence. Officers heard a man's voice and a woman crying outside the door. Officers knocked on the door and the man answered on his knees and had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath.

Several misdemeanor arrests made by Carson City authorities during weekend

The following arrests were made over the weekend by the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
A 26-year-old Carson City woman was arrested at 5:27 p.m. at Walmart in the 3200 block of Market Street. She faces misdemeanor charges of petit larceny and disorderly conduct. A 34-year-old woman with her face charges of petit larceny and violation of a suspended sentence.

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