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    LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Marshals Service announced a $5,000 reward as it began assisting the Nevada Department of Corrections and law enforcement agencies in locating and arresting Nevada escapee Porfirio Duarte-Herrera.

    A 38-year-old Arkansas man has admitted that about 100 pounds of dynamite and ignition material found with him at a hotel in suburban Las Vegas was stolen from a mining district in northern Nevada. Court records and his attorney said Friday that Evan Ray Atkinson entered a written guilty plea July 7 in U.S. District Court in Reno to theft of explosives from a federal permit-holder. He faces a year and a day in federal prison at sentencing Sept. 28. The plea deal avoided trial on multiple charges. Defense attorney Richard Schonfeld says his client accepted responsibility and wanted closure to the case. Nothing in the court record said what Atkinson allegedly planned to do with the explosives.

    Asman is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 195 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. He is believed to be driving a white 2005 Chevrolet pickup with Utah license plate T287M.

    “The operation’s focus was to identify and arrest individuals targeting minor children over the internet for purposes of sexual abuse.” Rupert Police Department Sgt. Sam Kuoha said.


    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — Two young boys playing with toy trucks and front-end loaders in a corral at the Cedar Valley Stables died instantly when a man with a history of drug use, who was on parole after being previously convicted of stealing a police car, was traveling up to 100 mph and “drif…

    CARSON CITY -- The Nevada Department of Taxation is advising the public about a scam in which people are sent a notice called a “Distraint Warrant” and ordered to pay off a tax liability.

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