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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Shooting in Gardnerville
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Shooting in Gardnerville
05/05/2021
On May 5, 2021 at approximately 4:00 a.m. the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) responded to the area of Alicia Circle and Tilman Lane, in Gardnerville, Nevada to reports of a male subject entering a residence and was shot by the homeowner.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Trespassing and Death
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Trespassing and Death
05/04/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of trespassing and a man shot in a Topaz Ranch Estates home in Wellington, Nevada around 5:55 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Warns Public to be Cautious of Scam Calls
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Credit Card Theft; Seeking Public's Assistance Case Number 21SO100875
Credit Card Theft; Seeking Public's Assistance Case Number 21SO100875
04/28/2021
On April 16, 2021, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified the male and female seen in the attached photograph as likely perpetrators in the use of multiple stolen credit cards.
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Famous Footwear Theft; Seeking Public Assistance Case Number 21SO09982
Famous Footwear Theft; Seeking Public Assistance Case Number 21SO09982
04/27/2021
On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, two white female adults and a white male adult were at Famous Footwear on Topsy Lane Carson City, NV and are persons of interest in the theft of four (4) pairs of shoes.
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Famous Footwear Theft; Case Number 21SO10149
Famous Footwear Theft; Case Number 21SO10149
04/22/2021
On Friday, April 9, 2021, a white female adult was seen putting on a pair of shoes at Famous Footwear on Topsy Lane in Carson City, NV and leaving the store without paying for the item.
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Ulta Beauty Theft; Seeking Public Assistance case number 21SO10232
Ulta Beauty Theft; Seeking Public Assistance case number 21SO10232
04/22/2021
On April 13, 2021, two females entered the Ulta Beauty Store located at 911 Topsy Lane in Carson City, Nevada, and stole approximately $4,200.00 in various products.
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Walmart Theft; Sheriff's Office Seeking Public Assistance Case Number 21SO08228
Walmart Theft; Sheriff's Office Seeking Public Assistance Case Number 21SO08228
04/07/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person who committed a larceny from the Grant Ave Walmart.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Transforms Patrol Car to Promote the Autism Recognition Alert Program
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Transforms Patrol Car to Promote the Autism Recognition Alert Program
04/02/2021
In honor of Autism Awareness month, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is proud to display a newly wrapped vehicle with vinyl decals to increase awareness throughout the community surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder and bring attention to their Autism Recognition Alert Program.
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 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Members First in State to Attend First Responders Resiliency Training
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Members First in State to Attend First Responders Resiliency Training
03/29/2021
Two Douglas County Sheriff’s Office members were the first in Nevada to attend First Responders Resiliency training in Healdsburg California.
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Famous Footwear Theft Case Number 21SO07408; Sheriff's Office Seeking Public's Assistance
Famous Footwear Theft Case Number 21SO07408; Sheriff's Office Seeking Public's Assistance
03/24/2021
On March 16, 2021, a white female adult was seen at Famous Footwear concealing a pair of shoes in a large shoulder bag and leaving the store without paying for the merchandise.
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"Urban Mining" Case Number 21SO06696 Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance
"Urban Mining" Case Number 21SO06696 Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance
03/18/2021
he Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) recently initiated an investigation related to the theft of heating / air-conditioning infrastructure and recyclable materials from the rooftops of commercial buildings located in Douglas County, Nevada.
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DCSO Thanks Community for Fundraiser Support
DCSO Thanks Community for Fundraiser Support
03/17/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like thank CoCoMoes for hosting their most recent fundraiser for Douglas County dispatcher Kristin Oilar on March 12, 2021.
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Stolen Tractor and Backhoe; Seeking Public’s Assistance Case Number 21SO06445
Stolen Tractor and Backhoe; Seeking Public’s Assistance Case Number 21SO06445
03/10/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen 1995 Caterpillar 416D Tractor and Backhoe.
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Theft Case Number 21SO06189
Theft Case Number 21SO06189
03/09/2021
On March 5, 2021, a white female adult was seen on video surveillance at Famous Footwear concealing several pairs of sandals in her purse and leaving the store without paying for the merchandise.
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Motor Vehicle Theft Case Number 21SO04379
Motor Vehicle Theft Case Number 21SO04379
03/01/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to identify the suspect involved in a theft of a motor vehicle from the Harrah's Casino parking lot.
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Douglas County Search and Rescue Now Accepting Volunteer Applications
Douglas County Search and Rescue Now Accepting Volunteer Applications
02/23/2021
Douglas County Search and Rescue is looking for new volunteers to join their team to help respond to various emergency calls.
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Death Investigation La Mirada Court, Minden
Death Investigation La Mirada Court, Minden
02/22/2021
On Monday, February 22nd, 2021, at approximately 6:15 pm, deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in the 2800 block of La Mirada Ct, in Minden, for shots fired.
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Increases DUI Enforcement
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Increases DUI Enforcement
02/03/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is conducting high visibility and strong DUI enforcement extending from February 4, 2021 through February 15, 2021 as part of the Department of Public Safety’s Joining Forces campaign.
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Sheriff Warns Against Backcountry Recreation
Sheriff Warns Against Backcountry Recreation
01/29/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind residents and visitors to practice caution when participating in outdoor activities in the snow and winter weather.
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Deceased Individual found near Cradlebaugh Bridge
Deceased Individual found near Cradlebaugh Bridge
01/14/2021
On Sunday January 3, 2021 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area north of Cradlebaugh Bridge on Highway 395 to a report of a dead body.
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Sale of Opioid based Substance Causes Death to Gardnerville Resident
Sale of Opioid based Substance Causes Death to Gardnerville Resident
01/07/2021
On January 6, 2021 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office ended a three-week investigation into the death of Jason Kaspian.
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sees Decrease In Calls for Service for New Year's Eve
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sees Decrease In Calls for Service for New Year's Eve
01/04/2021
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) experienced a decrease in the amount of calls for service in Stateline for the New Year’s Eve celebration as compared to 2020.
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Phone Scam Alert
Phone Scam Alert
12/30/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) has received two reports in the past 24 hours from citizens who were contacted by telephone from someone claiming to be a DCSO deputy or sergeant.
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Public Safety Reminders for New Year’s Eve
Public Safety Reminders for New Year’s Eve
12/28/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is preparing efforts to insure public safety for visitors and residences during the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations happening in Lake Tahoe.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Increases DUI Enforcement
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Increases DUI Enforcement
12/18/2020
Under the ‘Campaign Against Drunk Driving’ grant from the Department of Public Safety, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) will be conducting high visibility and strong DUI enforcement December 18th, 2020 in the Stateline area of the Lake Tahoe basin.
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“CALL FOR A RIDE. STAY ALIVE.” Drunk Driving Campaign Launch
“CALL FOR A RIDE. STAY ALIVE.” Drunk Driving Campaign Launch
12/16/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection, state agencies, local non-profits and businesses are coming together to launch a campaign aimed to help our community stay safer by providing server intervention training and ride alternatives to those who are drinking and need to get home.
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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Distributed Child Safety ID Kits through Schools
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Distributed Child Safety ID Kits through Schools
11/23/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has recently sent home free Child Safety ID Kits to elementary school kids attending Douglas County schools.
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Investigating Homicide Near Jacks Valley Road
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Investigating Homicide Near Jacks Valley Road
11/08/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred near the Home Depot store on Jacks Valley Road.
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Sheriff's Office In Search of US Bank Drop Box Theft Suspect(s)
Sheriff's Office In Search of US Bank Drop Box Theft Suspect(s)
11/04/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the suspect involved in a theft from the night drop box at the Gardnerville US Bank.
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Help Identify Suspect in AM/PM Gas Station Robbery
Help Identify Suspect in AM/PM Gas Station Robbery
11/01/2020
On October 31, 2020, at approximately 6:20 am, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) responded to AM/PM gas station located at 1676 US Highway 395 North, Minden, NV for a report of a robbery.
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Drug Arrest
Drug Arrest
10/22/2020
October 22, 2020, at approximately 2:30 am, Deputies were patrolling US Hwy 395 in Minden, Nevada when they stopped a motor vehicle for a speeding violation.​
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Missing Person Elmer Pacheco-Ramirez
Missing Person Elmer Pacheco-Ramirez
10/07/2020
DCSO is actively searching for a missing adult male adult.
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Joining Forces Traffic Safety Participation Grant
Joining Forces Traffic Safety Participation Grant
10/06/2020
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a $51,000 grant from the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety to support the Sheriff’s Office participation in Joining Forces traffic safety campaigns during the coming year.
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Campaign Against Speeding
Campaign Against Speeding
09/29/2020
Law Enforcement will be focusing on Speeders in Douglas County.
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Library Joint Statement
Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Library Joint Statement
07/28/2020
On July 28, 2020 the Douglas County Library Director Amy Dodson and Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley met to discuss the Douglas County Public Library’s proposed statement of diversity.
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