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No Bail for Lattin

By The Publisher | March 27, 2020 |

Staff report —  Wes Lattin, charged with sexual assault of a child under the age of 16, appeared in the Tenth Judicial District Court on Tuesday, March 24th for a status hearing where Judge Tom Stockard continued his no hold bail. He was accompanied by his defense attorney Charles Woodman. Lattin was originally charged in…

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Arraignment Postponed for Wesley Lattin

By Editor | March 6, 2020 |

By Leanna Lehman —  On Tuesday, Wesley Austin Lattin appeared in District Court before Tenth Judicial District Court Judge, Tom Stockard. Lattin was arrested on February 20th after U.S. Marshalls notified Churchill County Sheriff’s Office of his potential whereabouts. With the assistance of SWAT from the City of Sparks, Sheriff Richard Hickox and his deputies…

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Lattin to Appear in District Court

By The Publisher | March 2, 2020 |

by Leanna Lehman —  Wesley Austin Lattin was scheduled to appear in Justice Court  before Judge Ben Trotter on Thursday, February 27th. Deputies escorted the recently apprehended fugitive into the Justice Courtroom for a status hearing on a Failure to Appear (FTA) charge of which he was arraigned on two days prior. Lattin elected to…

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Lattin Arraigned on Failure to Appear

By The Publisher | February 26, 2020 |

by Rachel Dahl — Wesley Austin Lattin, who has been a fugitive from the law for the past 15 years, appearing on America’s Most Wanted list in March of 2015, was arraigned in the New River Justice Court Tuesday afternoon, February 25th. Last Friday, Sheriff Richard Hickcox, with the assistance of the Sparks SWAT team,…

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O’Connor Arraigned On Four Charges

By The Publisher | February 7, 2020 |

  by Joe Dahl — Thursday afternoon in the 10th Judicial District Court in Fallon, John O’Connor was arraigned before Senior Judge William A. Maddox.  The judge went through a series of preliminary procedures interacting with Mr. Richard Davies, court appointed, counsel for the defendant.  They were both making sure things were done properly for…

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O’Connor Bound Over to District Court in Miller Case

By The Publisher | December 21, 2019 |

by Joe Dahl — In a preliminary hearing held in the New River Justice Court, Friday, John Kelley O’Connor was bound over to State District Court on the charge of first-degree murder along with three additional charges; battery, assault, and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.  All charges include the use of a deadly…

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Judge Orders Disposition of Stillwater School House

By The Publisher | December 6, 2019 |

by Joe Dahl — After sixty four years of uncertainty, what to do about the Stillwater school house was finally settled Wednesday in Tenth Judicial District Court when Judge Stockard provided for an order for the Churchill County School District to deed the property to the Stillwater Community Center Association. First built in 1918 as…

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Empowering Parents – Help from Juvenile Probation

By Editor | August 16, 2019 |

By Leanna Lehman —  Very few parenting stages are as challenging as the teen years. When children leave behind their Barbies and Legos for cell phones, SnapChat, and “hanging out,” parents are often blindsided by the radical changes that occur. What then, could prove even more difficult? Going through this transition with a strong-willed child…

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Arsonist Charged in Early Morning Fire

By Editor | May 22, 2019 |

Staff Report — A suspect in an early morning fire on Tuesday has been arrested and charged with first-degree arson, reports Churchill County Sheriff Richard Hickox. The Churchill County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a residential fire in the area of Casey Road. Upon arriving in the area, deputies found a single-wide trailer fully…

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Felony Burglary Cases Heard in Tenth Judicial District Court

By Editor | May 3, 2019 |

By Leanna Lehman — Judge Jim Shirley, Eleventh Judicial District Judge, recently presided over four Tenth Judicial District Court hearings related to various felony burglaries in Churchill County. Priscilla Baker, Deputy District Attorney was present on behalf of the State of Nevada. Peter Smith, Esq. of the Charles B. Woodman Law Offices in Reno, appeared…

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