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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jun 30 | via The Gillette News-Record
NICHOLAS DEAN WIESE, 29, was given a suspended 18- to 36-month sentence May 26 for failure to register as a sex offender. District Judge Thomas W. Rumpke fined him $895 and placed him on 39 months of supervised probation. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 28 | via The Las Vegas Sun
Nevada state Attorney General Adam Laxalt says the state Supreme Court will have to revisit a decision about search-and-seizure rules last year in a case about the arrest of a California man in Elko. Laxalt pointed Monday to a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in a similar case from Utah focusing on the key question of how long police can detain someone without probable cause. Comment?
Monday Jun 27 | via Nevada Appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered a controversial search and seizure ruling by Nevada's high court back to the state for a new review. The case involves the arrest of Ralph Torres by an Elko police officer after the officer saw him walking but exhibiting signs of intoxication. Comment?
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