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Man arrested after alleged shooting

A man who allegedly barricaded himself into his Fernley home after shooting a firearm in the street multiple times has been taken into custody. The Sheriff’s office says it took about five hours to take the man into custody. Authorities say a preliminary investigation shows the man was experiencing mental health issues. A shelter-in-place had … Continue Reading Man arrested after alleged shooting

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Douglas County welcomes new K-9 officer

Thanks to the generous donation of a philanthropic Douglas County family, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) welcomed a new K-9 officer, Bubba, to the team on Tuesday. Sheriff Daniel Coverley-along with donors Scott and Laure Slothower and members of the Sheriff’s Advisory Committee-attended a welcoming ceremony for Bubba at the DCSO Building in Minden. … Continue Reading Douglas County welcomes new K-9 officer

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Patrol car hit multiple times

A Nevada Highway Patrol car was hit multiple times near Lockwood on Sunday morning, prompting State Police to remind drivers to slow down and move over for first responders. The Trooper was on I-80 responding to an incident, and was inside of the vehicle when it was hit. No one was injured.