Nevada Crime & Safety


Crash claims the life of a Nevada man

WYANDOT COUNTY—The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a Nevada man on Tuesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene of the crash at 8:30 a.m. by a passerby who spotted an overturned vehicle in a field off of County Highway 39, west of Township Highway 10.
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Jamie Lucas moves to Nevada, likely excluding his run for sheriff

After announcing his candidacy for Grand County Sheriff, former Kremmling police chief Jamie Lucas has taken a job in Nevada. Lucas, who served as the Kremmling police chief until April 2020, started as the police chief of the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe in Duckwater in July. Lucas is listed as the...
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Trial starts against Nevada prison inmate in 1984 Aurora hammer murders

CENTENNIAL | Prosecutors detailed a horrific scene of bloody violence, torture and assault inflicted on an Aurora family decades ago, an unsolved murder scene which now has a suspect on trial in Centennial. Prosecutors said Tuesday during opening arguments that the evidence is unequivocal that former Nevada inmate Alex Christopher...
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“I began writing my goodbye notes to my children, friends and family,” University of Oklahoma professor recalls time missing from Nevada hiking trail and how he survived days alone in the wilderness

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – University of Oklahoma Professor, Ron Bolen, was missing for days on Boundary Peak in the Inyo National Forest. KFOR first told you his story last week when he was still missing. On Saturday, July 17, three of his friends found him. Bolen says he remembers the...

Bartlesville Native Rescued from Nevada Mountaintop

A Bartlesville native has been rescued from the highest point in Nevada. Ron Bolen, formerly of Bartlesville, went hiking up Boundary Peak in the Inyo National Forest in Esmeralda County, Nevada, where he was rescued. The peak is part of the White Mountain Range. Bolen, an avid climber, wanted to summit the highest points in all 50 states. He had already hiked up the tallest peaks in New Mexico and Arizona on his way to Nevada where he got a little sidetracked.
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Nevada Man Pleads Guilty but Mentally Ill in Trooper Slaying

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 67-year-old Nevada man pleaded guilty but mentally ill on Monday and will avoid a death penalty trial in the fatal ambush shooting of a veteran highway patrol trooper on a remote state highway in March 2020. John Leonard Dabritz, a former resident of the small...
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Mother accused of killing 2 kids extradited to Nevada

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A mother accused of killing her two children has officially been brought back to Nevada. Jovan Paris Trevino, 33, was arrested on two counts of murder after allegedly drowning her two young children, a 4-year-old boy and a 1-year-old girl. Trevino checked herself in to a Bullhead City, Ariz. hospital shortly after the alleged killings.