Rich Hancock has more on a statewide grant funded DUI crackdown;
A statewide DUI crackdown receives a grant. Rich Hancock has more;
Nevada’s Highway Patrol received a DPS’ Office of Traffic Safety grant of $100,000 for participation in the DUI Saturation Safety Program until September 2022. More online at; ZeroFatalitiesNV.com
Reno has banned whip usage downtown. Whips are now included in the municipal weapons code and carrying them requires a permit. City council passed the ordinance amid a growing number of calls to police about people mistaking whip cracking for gunshots.
A youth soccer trainer in Reno is arrested on charges of lewdness with a child. Police handcuffed 62-year-old Pablo Castaneda. They say he showed a 13-year-old child pornographic material and touched him inappropriately two years ago.
A pedestrian is hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Reno. It happened Wednesday night at Fifth Street and Keystone Avenue. Police say the pedestrian suffered serious head injuries. So far, no one’s been cited.
A new Joining Forces campaign is underway aimed at stopping pedestrian deaths. The Nevada Highway Patrol has partnered with local agencies to ramp up patrols. They’ll be issuing citations to both pedestrians and motorists who violate traffic safety laws. The campaign comes after 378 pedestrians lost their lives on Nevada’s roadways between 2015 and 2019. The campaign runs through Saturday.
A proposed slaughterhouse in Carson City sees a legal challenge. The Nevada Appeal reports Maxine Nietz, a former member of the city’s planning commission, filed the challenge with the Board of Supervisors. Neitz’s appeal cites concerns residents expressed-like waste and odor and potential pollution of the Carson River.
With more on the prescription drug roundup a week from Saturday, Rich Hancock reports;
Rich Hancock has more on the prescription drug roundup a week from Saturday;
The prescription drug roundup returns a week from Saturday. Rich Hancock has more;
Partnership Carson City’s twice annual Drug Round-up returns on Saturday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at both Save Mart Supermarkets, FoodMaxx and Smith’s Food & Drug Store, promoting the proper disposal of unused or expired prescription drugs.