Gardnerville, CA…On Friday February 17, 2012 at approximately 3:00 p.m. the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation personnel responded to the area of Linda Anne Court in the East Valley area of Gardnerville on information that Rick David Oliver age 47, a fugitive from California, was in our area. Oliver was convicted in Yuba County California for the sexual assault of a minor. Oliver recently fled California to avoid sentencing and capture from law enforcement. Oliver has prior felony convictions for narcotics and sex offenses.
Subsequent investigation resulted in Deputies locating Oliver at 1139 Linda Anne Court. Upon contact Oliver fled the residence on foot and was chased by several officers. Following a short foot chase and struggle with officers Oliver was taken into custody and booked into the Douglas County Jail where he is being held as a fugitive from justice on the listed California charges. He will be held without bail until extradited to Yuba County, California.
Also arrested was an associate of Oliver identified as 41 year old Adrian Dave Froid of Reno, Nevada. Froid was arrested and booked for Obstructing and Delaying an Officer and is being held on a $637.00 bail.
Press Release by Undersheriff Paul Howell
February 17, 2012