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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 tunnelSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:27am
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Two people were jailed Saturday on multiple felony drug charges after allegedly selling heroin to an informant, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team.
Kevin Shaw, and Sarah J. Jones-Nicholson, both 35 and from Carson City, were arrested at 10:18 p.m. in the 3200 block of North Carson Street.
A 26-year-old man was arrested Saturday on felony drug and firearm charges after he allegedly fired several rounds from a handgun near hiking trails, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
Jesse Jonathan Sillis-Teran, 26, of Carson City is being held on $27,911 bail. According to the arrest report, officers were dispatched to the area of Silver Saddle Road and Carson River Road for a report of shots fired in the area.
Dr. Michael Fischer will present a lecture on "Reno's Dark Underbelly of Prostitution and Drugs from 1900 through the 1950s" on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the Business Innovation Resource Center (the BRIC), 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City,
The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Carson City Historical Society in cooperation with the Carson City Library and is part of the Society's "Third Thursday" series of lectures.
A 35-year-old Carson City ex-felon was arrested Thursday on suspicion of gross misdemeanor concealing and possessing a dangerous, illegal weapon.
The man was stopped for jaywalking across Long and Carson Street at around 6:30 p.m. He is known for prior felony entanglements with the law involving theft and drugs.
During a pat down for weapons, a Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team officer observed what appeared to be a bicycle pump hanging out of his right pants pocket while speaking with the man.
The Carson City Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy returns in June with registration now underway. Residents interested in law enforcement or are curious about how the Carson City Sheriff's Office operates are invited to participate in the academy.
A 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested Monday on a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 3200 block of Imperial Way at 7:42 a.m. on a report of a man slumped over the wheel of a vehicle that belonged to his girlfriend.
Two people were jailed Friday on felony drug charges during an investigation that involved the Tri-County Gang Unit and the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team.
Rebecca Peltier, 31, was arrested at 6:44 p.m. in the 100 block of Corbett Street in Carson City on suspicion of maintaining a drug house, and possession of methamphetamine, both felonies. A 42-year-old Reno man, Jason Leon Baker, was also arrested on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Two officials in charge of a suburban pharmaceutical company were charged Wednesday with selling more than $17 million in counterfeit or unapproved drugs, including cancer drugs and birth control.
A man and woman were arrested Monday on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office. Mary Jenae Adams, 24, of Carson City and Michael Louis Kizer, 30, of Schurz, Nev., were taken into custody at 9:51 a.m. in the area of Northridge and Roop streets.
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
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.