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Fight on RTC bus on US 395
WASHOE VALLEY — Tuesday at 6:22 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to a call involving a Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) bus that was stopped on the shoulder of southbound U.S. 395 near the Bellevue Road interchange in Washoe Valley. Troopers were told that an unruly man with a knife had caused some sort of disturbance on the moving intercity bus headed to Carson City from Reno. An NHP sergeant based in Carson City a...
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2 busted, 16 comply in alcohol sting
SPARKS — Sixteen businesses followed the law during an operation to curb sales of alcohol to minors conducted Saturday by the Sparks Police Department. Most of the businesses visited had previously sold alcohol to police minor volunteers, including the two that sold to them during this operation. Businesses not in compliance were: • Wingstop, 2868 Vista Blvd. • Coconut Bowl, 1855 E. Lincoln Way. Businesses in compliance were: • Fudruckers, 156...
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Reward offered in stabbing
RENO — Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with armed robbery and stabbing of man in the area of Kuenzli Street and the Truckee River path. At 4:14 p.m. Sunday, the victim was accosted by a man with a knife who demanded money. The victim complied with the demand but the robber stabbed him in the abdomen anyway. The attacker fled south on a silver-c...
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Motorists in rollover crash identified
One is dead, one seriously hurt
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Man who died after fight with a drunk ID’d
RENO — A security guard who died just after a confrontation with a drunk person Thursday has been identified. Daniel Hundson, 63, a Reno resident, was a security guard at Sierra Nevada Job Corps and was attempting to deal with an intoxicated man who was causing a disturbance at about 4:30 p.m. A fight ensued and just after it was over Hundson collapsed. Emergency medical crews were called but they were unable to revive him. Hundson died at the...
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1 killed, 1 badly injured in crash
DOUGLAS COUNTY — A Carson City man was killed Sunday morning when his car rolled over about six miles south of Gardnerville. At 5:14 am, Nevada Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. 395 near Courtland Lane. The preliminary investigation indicates that a silver 1998 Dodge Durango was speeding north on U.S. 395. The driver of the SUV, a 26-year-old man from Carson City, allowed his vehicle to drift of...
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Armed robbery
RENO — On May 20 at about 11:42 p.m, officers responded to the City Food & Liquor located at 5020 Las Brisas Blvd. on a report of a robbery. Two suspects had entered the business, both of whom were armed with handguns. One of the suspects pointed a gun at the employee behind the counter and demanded cash from the register. The employee gave the suspects an undisclosed amount of money at which time they fled on foot. The employee was not injure...
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Life in prison for sexual assault suspect
On September 16, 2010, detectives assigned to the Reno Police Department’s Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit responded to a local hospital to investigate a possible sexual assault of a child.
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Reno police request help with hit and run
On May 19 at about 7:40 a.m., officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at the intersection of Sixth and Lake Streets.
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Robbery results in homicide
On May 19 at 11:36 p.m., Reno Police Department officers were called to the scene of a robbery that may have resulted in the death of the victim.
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Involuntary manslaughter investigation
On May 19 at 4:38 p.m., Reno Police Department officers were called to the area of Echo Avenue and Mt. Babcock Street to assist with an intoxicated subject when a physical confrontation erupted.
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Arrest made in battery cold case
Police made an arrest and pressed felony charges against Marcos Hernandez, 22, who was involved in a battery case last year.
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Reward offered in robbery case
Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the strong-arm robbery of a male victim.
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Sisters fight, both stabbed
Two sisters were involved in a fight Tuesday, resulting in both of them being stabbed and one arrested.
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7 vehicles in crash at Jack’s Valley Road at U.S. 395
GARDNERVILLE — Monday at 1:02 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to a multiple-vehicle crash on southbound U.S. 395 at Jack’s Valley Road in Douglas County. Upon arrival troops learned that a total of seven vehicles were involved in a chain reaction rear-end collision. For reasons still to be determined, the driver of an 18-wheel commercial vehicle that was traveling south on the highway, approaching the intersection of Jack’...
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Six busted in alcohol sting
SPARKS — On Saturday the Sparks Police Department continued its efforts to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors by conducting age verification compliance checks at seven local businesses that sell alcoholic beverages. Six of the businesses sold alcohol to the minor. Businesses not in compliance were: • Pizza Plus, 519 E. Prater Way • Fuddruckers, 1565 E. Lincoln Way • Nemo’s Market, 445 Wright Way • Reds Golden Eagle Grille, 5800 Home ...
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Fatal fire under investigation
RENO — A woman and a dog have died following a residential fire at 1260 E. 10th St. Identification of the victim is pending notification of next of kin. At 6:21 p.m. Monday a Reno police lieutenant driving in the area reported the fire and immediately stopped to help. Reno Fire Department investigators and Reno Police Department detectives are working together on the investigation.
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Man arrested for sexual assault
A man has been arrested for assaulting a longtime family friend.
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Man robbed in parking lot
A man was robbed Sunday night as he left a local pharmacy.
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Sheriff’s office now accepts credit and debit for cash bail
RENO — Effective this month, consumers will have the option to make their cash bail payments by credit or debit card through a new service called GovPayNet. GovPayNet allows major credit and debit cards for cash bail 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the jail, online at www.govpaynow.com or by phone at 877-EZBAIL5. Cardholders can make payments on their own behalf or on behalf of friends or family. They need only know some basic information...
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