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Recent Crime News
16 hrs ago | via KTVN Reno
The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says Sergio Antonio Ponce-Garcia, 24, was found guilty after being arrested for a DUI that resulted in the death of another person in November of 2014. The court found Ponce-Garcia guilty of one count of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Resulting In Death Wednesday evening after a three day trial that was held in District Court that began on Monday. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via KTVN Reno
Officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired about 3:15 a.m. Friday at the Open Circles West Apartments on Merchant Street near Oddie and Rock Boulevard. They located a male victim who had been shot and emergency crews transported him to Renown Regional Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Hastings Tribune
The victim of a fatal shooting by Sparks police officers is covered in a sheet on a residential street near the city recreation center on the northeast side of Sparks, a neighboring city of Reno, Nev., Thursday, July 28, 2016. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 27 | via KFMB-TV San Diego
It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: A massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could almost doubl... . Construction continues on the new Tesla Gigafactory during a media tour Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Sparks, Nev. Comment?
Sunday Jul 17 | via KTVN Reno
The Sparks Police Department responded to 1855 El Rancho on the report of a male beating a female with a baseball bat around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night. While officers were responding they received a different call of a male with a gun kicking in a door to an apartment and holding people against their will. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via KTVN Reno
"On behalf of the Sparks City Council and the people of Sparks, Nevada, I want to express my deepest condolences to the family members and friends who lost their loved ones in the line of duty last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Dallas community. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via Switched
A North Carolina man was disarmed and arrested after allegedly waving a shotgun at cars, then firing a pistol at a sheriff's deputy. A motorist in Raleigh complained to police that 62-year-old William Bruce Ray was in the road brandishing his weapon. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via Switched
"If you are white and you're working in a black community and you are racist, you need to be ashamed of yourself," says officer Nakia Jones. The video of Nakia Jones, an officer in the Warrensville Police Department in Ohio, went live on Facebook Wednesday afternoon - mere hours before the deadly shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile in Minnesota. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Nevada Appeal
Anthony Melendrez, 34, and Jermaine Jordan, 31, are suspected of robbing the North Carson Street O'Reilly Auto Parts store at gunpoint last Monday. Melendrez was taken into custody in Sparks on June 29 at the Rail City Casino. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via KTVN Reno
The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says a Sparks man has been found guilty of attempted murder and felony battery charges. Prosecutors say that the victim in the case was shot once in the chest after being confronted by 21-year-old Cesar Eduardo Romero-Manzo. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Nevada Appeal
At 7:04 a.m., a 52-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of failure to appear warrant after deputies initiated a warrant service near the 800 block of N. Carson Street. No bail was set. Comment?
Jun 23, 2016 | via The New Zealand Herald
" A lawyer for an ex-motorcycle gang leader who has been granted a retrial on murder charges in a 2011 shootout with a rival gang at a Nevada casino wants to revisit the original plea deal prosecutors cut with a co-defendant who was the lone witness to testify the killing was an orchestrated hit. Ernesto Gonzalez, 58, appeared in court in Reno on Thursday for the second time since the state Supreme Court reversed his conviction in December in the fatal shooting of Jeffrey Pettigrew, the head of the Hells Angels chapter in San Jose, California. Comment?
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