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  • 19-year-old sent to prison on multiple charges
    Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    Caleb Hinkle, age 19, was recently sent to serve two consecutive prison sentences on drug and ex-felon firearm possession charges after having opportunities to avoid the original felony conviction and prison in Sixth Judicial District Court. 
    Hinkle appeared in court last week before Sixth Judicial District Judge Michael Montero via virtual video conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic for a probation violation hearing in one case and sentencing in another. 
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Man discharged from probation following drug trafficking arrest
    Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    Cody Hume, age 25, was recently dishonorably discharged from probation after admitting to several violations and incurring new charges involving a drug trafficking arrest at the Carson City Department of Parole and Probation office in February. 
    Hume appeared in Sixth Judicial District Court last week and admitted to several violations of his probation and diversion program, including rules involving controlled substances, directives and conduct, alcoholic beverages and fulfilling financial obligations. 
    In August 2017 Hume was given the opportunity to complete drug court and 36 months of probation to avoid a category E felony on his record. His original probation was set to be complete on August 1, 2020. 
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    Daniel Christopher Crocker, age 48, was recently given the chance at completing probation and drug court to avoid prison after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine. 
    Crocker admitted to possessing methamphetamine on Oct. 1, 2019, in Humboldt County and said that he had relapsed into drug use for over a year from being clean and sober for 13 years after dealing with personal issues. 
    “I realized that getting high wasn’t the way to deal with it, it wasn’t the way to handle it,” said Crocker. “Since December I have been clean and sober, doing what I gotta do, back to work.” 
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 AM
    Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 AM
    Jose Barajas was sent to serve a 19-48 month prison sentence after recently admitting to several probation violations in Sixth Judicial District Court. Barajas was convicted of transporting a controlled substance, a category D felony, in October 2019. 
    Barajas was arrested in Humboldt County for transporting 10 pounds of marijuana from Sacramento to Salt Lake City and spent several months in the Humboldt County Detention Center. 
  • California man to pay over $14,000 for stolen guns, gets probation
    Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00 AM
    Richard Curtis Nichols, age 23, was recently ordered to pay $14,795 jointly with a codefendant after pleading guilty to a gross misdemeanor conspiracy to receive, possess or withhold stolen property charge, in this case guns. 
    Nichols admitted to possessing stolen handguns in August 2017, but pleaded guilty to the charge in early March 2020 after being arrested on a failure to appear warrant for the charge. 
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Four defendants in Sixth Judicial District Court hearings were recently ordered to complete either a term of probation on a suspended sentence or placed on a diversion program to avoid a conviction on their record. 
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:00 AM
    Garret Lee Nunnery was given a suspended jail sentence and probation recently after admitting to possessing brass knuckles, a dangerous weapon. 
    Nunnery, age 24, was arrested in Humboldt County on January 6, 2020, on felony and gross misdemeanor charges of ex-felon in possession of prohibited items. 
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