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Authorities ID Incline Village alleged murder victim

February 16, 2018 — A 70-year-old man was identified as the victim of a fatal stabbing that occurred in Incline Village on Jan. 23. David Rivas-Rodriguez died as a result of multiple stab wounds at a residence in the 700 block of Southwood Boulevard, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

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Truckee police find alleged kidnapping suspect at Donner Summit

February 13, 2018 — A Sacramento man accused of allegedly forcing a former spouse into her vehicle and making her drive around Reno for a full day faces felony accusations in Truckee, authorities said. Immanuel Vikash Krishna, 29, is charged with kidnapping, inflicting corporal injury and causing force with

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UPDATE: Law enforcement says ‘suspicious death’ in Tahoma a homicide

February 12, 2018 — An incident previously described as a "suspicious death" on Lake Tahoe's West Shore has been ruled a homicide by detectives, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities apprehended 47-year-old Jeremy David Virgo on Sunday, Feb. 11, after a brief pursuit that ended at Homewood Mountain

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Suspect in ‘suspicious death’ case arrested at Homewood Mountain Resort

February 12, 2018 — A suspect is in custody and an investigation is ongoing after authorities responded Sunday, Feb. 11, to a report of "suspicious shots fired" on Tahoe's West Shore and discovered a dead body. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Timber Wolf Drive and Alder

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South Lake Tahoe man to serve 3 years for cashing fraudulent $325 check

February 10, 2018 — A South Lake Tahoe man was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison after he admitted to a charge of uttering a forged instrument. Mario A. Amial, 28, was arrested for cashing a fraudulent check of $325. Deputies were notified in November by the victim

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Man receives minimum of 183 years in prison for sexual assault

January 30, 2018 — A man convicted of sexually assaulting a foreign exchange student in South Lake Tahoe in 2015 has been sentenced to 183 years to life in prison. Judge Kenneth Melikian sentenced Manuel Ovidio Ramos-Munoz on Monday, Jan. 19, according to the El Dorado County District Attorney's

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Nevada County attorney says attempted murder case of Eugene Maravel is likely close to resolving

January 26, 2018 — The attorney for attempted murder suspect Eugene Maravel told a Nevada County judge Friday, Jan. 26, he wants to resolve the case in a month. Defense attorney Bill Walker said he needs another four weeks to speak to Maravel’s sister, who has power-of-attorney over her

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Authorities arrest man for alleged homicide in Incline Village

January 25, 2018 — Authorities have charged a man with murder as part of an alleged homicide that occurred in Incline Village on Tuesday morning, Jan. 23. Ismeal Resendiz-Moreno, 44, of Incline Village was taken into custody on Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities received

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Update: Dead body found at Incline Village residence; man arrested

January 24, 2018 — An arrest has been made in connection with the death of an adult male whose body was found in a residence on Southwood Boulevard in Incline Village on Tuesday morning, Jan. 23. Ismael Resendiz-Moreno was taken into custody. He is being charged with battery with

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Assault case of Desiree Hayden, who once faced murder charge, advances toward trial

January 23, 2018 — Desiree Hayden, who no longer faces a murder charge in connection with the death of Brian Sharp, will proceed toward trial on related assault accusations after a Monday, Jan. 22, ruling. A Nevada County Superior Court judge ruled that enough probable cause exists to advance

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Nevada County prosecutor seeks psychological expert in Jason Schuller murder case

January 20, 2018 — Prosecutors in the murder case of Jason Schuller intend to argue that a psychological expert hired by them should examine Schuller and testify in the sanity portion of his upcoming trial. Assistant District Attorney Chris Walsh said Friday, Jan. 19, in Nevada County Superior Court

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Washoe sheriff’s office seeks information on alleged vehicle burglary suspect

January 19, 2018 — Detectives are seeking information on a man, who allegedly broke into a vehicle in the parking area of a trailhead off Mount Rose Highway on Monday, Jan. 1. According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, the suspect broke through the window of the vehicle and

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Plea deal calls for probation in Nevada County child sex case

January 19, 2018 — A Grass Valley man arrested on child sex accusations when he was 18 has pleaded no contest to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor who’s over three years younger than him, prosecutors said. Matthew Richard Chapdelane, who entered his plea last month,

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Manslaughter charge dropped against Conner Milkey in Nevada County case

January 18, 2018 — A man facing an involuntary manslaughter charge in connection with a Nevada County Jail death has pleaded no contest to a drug accusation and is expected to be sentenced to probation, authorities said. Conner Milkey, 25, is scheduled for sentencing Feb. 16 on a felony

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Man with BBQ skewer shot by Placer County deputy in Carnelian Bay (video)

January 15, 2018 — An officer-involved shooting investigation is underway at Lake Tahoe after a California sheriff's deputy shot a man who allegedly tried to stab him with a large metal barbecue skewer, the Associated Press reported.   Deputies responded to a 911 call from a residence in North

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Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into light pole

January 15, 2018 — A Grass Valley woman with two prior DUI arrests this fall ended up in jail again after reportedly crashing into a light pole while driving drunk. At about 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, the driver narrowly missed pedestrians and multiple parked vehicles when she careened

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Bail reduced in Callahan kidnap case

January 14, 2018 — A Nevada County judge agreed that bail was not properly set for two suspects in a kidnapping and false imprisonment case, reducing the bail for Layla Callahan, 25, and David Munoz, 23, to $260,000 each. But Superior Court Judge Candace Heidelberger postponed a request to

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Douglas County grand jury indicts man for murder in death at Stateline casino

January 12, 2018 — A 44-year-old transient has been indicted for murder in the death of a Reno man found dead Oct. 3, 2017, in a Stateline hotel room. Jose Rodriguez-Quezada faces a charge of open murder with use of a deadly weapon in connection with the death of

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Hearing delayed in pot caretaker Nevada County murder case

January 9, 2018 — The Nevada County murder case against three men accused in the shooting death of a marijuana grow caretaker was again postponed on Monday, Jan. 8, delaying the case by another two weeks. Little movement has occurred in the case since June, when a judge found

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Nevada County authorities: Nevada City man fires shotgun into his house

January 8, 2018 — A Nevada City man accused of firing a shotgun into his own home remained in jail Sunday, Jan. 7, on weapons and child cruelty accusations, authorities said. Patrick Clarke Michael, 32, is charged with willfully discharging a firearm with gross negligence and child cruelty. Arrested

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