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Lyon County Sheriff’s Report – Week of August 27, 2017

Community Friends, Sherriff’s message, week of August 27th Whether we like it or not, we are living in a changing world. Population growth and technologies are forcing change. It is quite ironic listening to individuals wanting to go back to

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Report – Week of August 20, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of August 20th Community Friends, The success we achieved in lowering Lyon County’s crime rate involved placing the right resources with established priorities. Violent acts with weapons, gangs, sex crimes, and drug sales were the priorities given

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of August 13, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of August 13th  Community Friends, Highway traffic safety in Lyon County is challenging. The Nevada Highway Patrol is the primary law enforcement agency on state highways for traffic enforcement while the LCSO assists when we can. Like

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of July 30, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of July 30th Community Friends, People driving too fast, not stopping at posted stop signs, and recklessly driving are some of our biggest citizen complaints. When they don’t see immediate action, they believe were are lazy. Conversely,

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Lyon County Sheriffweekly message – Week of July 23, 2017

  Sheriff’s Message, Week of July 23rd Community Friends, In 2015 we seized three pounds of methamphetamine from a home safe pursuant to a search warrant in connection to a major drug trafficking investigation. The house, located in Moundhouse, was

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of July 9, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of July 9th Community Friends, Three and half years ago, an open discussion about Lyon County’s crime rate began in an effort to highlight public safety concerns. Crime rates are an indicator of relative safety. As such,

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of July 2, 2017

    Sheriff’s Message, Week of July 2nd Community Friends, A question routinely asked is “How many people in jail have mental health issues?” To us, the answer is quite simple, “All of them.” The drugged or drunk driver has

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of June 18, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of June 18th Community Friends, We live in an absolutely blessed county. Each week, its beauty and wondrous landscape is revealed to those who take the time to just bask in all of its glory. While all

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of June 11, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of June 11th Community Friends, The other day as I was working on some irrigation pipe early in the morning, there was an unregistered vehicle parked on a BLM dirt road next to the barbed wire fence.

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of May 28, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of May 28th Community Friends, During the past several months, there has been a lot of flooding discussion. And although the majority of the snow pack has yet to melt off, there is another concern. Lately, we

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