Douglas County Emergency Management Working On Flooding

Douglas County Emergency Management Working On Flooding

Minden, Nevada – Douglas County Emergency Management is currently working on managing the current flooding in the Johnson Lane area. Several road closures have occurred in this area; Johnson Lane at US Hwy 395, East Valley Road at Buckeye Road, Stephanie and Vicky and East Valley Road at Eldon Lane. Currently East Fork Fire Protection […]

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Fraud Investigation

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Fraud Investigation

Minden, Nevada – Members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested Helen Welch Wednesday afternoon on the felony charge of attempting to obtain money under false pretenses following an undercover investigation. Welch operates the “Little Psychic Shop” located at 1578 Hwy 395 in Minden, Nevada. The investigation was initiated after the Sheriff’s Office received complaints […]

Hindu prayers open Douglas County Board

Hindu prayers open Douglas County Board

Minden, Nevada – Board of Commissioners of Douglas County, formed in 1861, began its meeting at Minden (Nevada) with Hindu invocation on July three, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture.   Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the opening prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the County Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the […]

Governor Sandoval Appoints Chairman of the Nevada Commission of Police Officers’ Standards and Training

Minden, Nevada – Governor Brian Sandoval appointed Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini as chairman of the Nevada Commission of Police Officers’ Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). Sheriff Pierini has been on the Commission since 2002. Sheriff Pierini has been appointed by three Governors Kenny Guinn, Jim Gibbons and Brian Sandoval to be the Chairman of the […]

Arrest Made in Theft of Solar Energy Equipment

Arrest Made in Theft of Solar Energy Equipment

Minden, Nevada – On Tuesday, May 20th,  2014, Officers arrested 40 year-old Geoffrey Earl Meudt of Reno (formerly a resident of Gardnerville) for Possession of Stolen Property, a felony. The arrest came as a result of a several-months long investigation into incidents of thefts of solar energy equipment. From November 2013 to April 2014, five […]