95°F
weather icon Clear

Local woman arrested on 2 consecutive nights

A Pahrump woman was arrested in Pahrump, on two consecutive nights.

As stated in a Nye County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Deputy Jason Heaney was dispatched to the Horizon Market at the intersection of Highway 372 and Bolling Road, at approximately 11 p.m. on Oct. 6, for a reported shoplifting incident.

“The reporting person explained that a female had stolen a beer earlier in her shift and then she was back in the store stealing another beer,” Heaney’s arrest report stated. “The clerk identified the female by the name of Gina Hollis. In addition, as Gina was leaving the store, she told the clerk to call the f***ing cops. She then walked out of the store carrying the beer.”

Upon Heaney’s arrival, he witnessed a female and a male arguing with each other.

“I observed that the male was blocking the female, who was trying to get to another female that I identified as being the clerk of the store and the clerk was located behind the male,” Heaney’s report stated. “I did observe the female suspect shove the male backwards. I then detained the female, who was later identified as Gina Hollis. I also learned that the male who was blocking the path of Gina Hollis was her husband. I then obtained a written statement from the clerk explaining about the theft, and I then transported Gina Hollis to the Nye County Detention Center for a domestic battery offense.”

The following evening, Oct. 7, Deputy Sedrick Sweet was dispatched to the same Horizon Market for a report of trespassing at approximately 10 p.m.

“Upon arrival, I made contact with the reporting party, and store employee, who advised that Gina Hollis had been previously trespassed and returned on property,” Sweet’s arrest report stated. “A records check via Nye County dispatch indicated that Gina Hollis had been trespassed by deputy Heaney on Oct. 6 from that location.”

Sweet’s report went on to state that he made contact with Hollis, who was on scene and subsequently taken into custody.

“Due to the fact that Gina Hollis willfully and unlawfully remained on the property after having been warned not to trespass, Gina Hollis was transported to the Nye County Detention Center where she was booked on the charge of trespassing.”

Hollis is being held on a $3,000 bond for the alleged domestic battery incident and a $500 bond for the trespassing charge.

Contact reporter Selwyn Harris at sharris@pvtimes.com. On Twitter: @pvtimes

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Fearing slaughter of wild horses, lawmakers seek to halt adoption program

Outraged lawmakers are saying a wild horse adoption program should be halted and an investigation should be conducted following a report that some of the horses were sold to buyers and slaughtered for meat.

Nye County green-lights $7.45 million in energy upgrades through performance contract

Following three years of gearing up for a large-scale energy conservation project, Nye County has now entered into a performance contract with Siemens Industry, Inc. that aims to provide an array of upgrades and improvements intended to reduce energy costs.

Pahrump Music Festival declared a huge success

Whenever an organization ventures into putting on a new community event in Pahrump, the outcome of that new endeavor is always up in the air and it is nearly impossible to say just how things will turn out. However, for organizers of the Pahrump Music Festival, there was never any doubt that this event was going to draw a huge crowd and those expectations were borne out this past weekend.

Charity fundraiser set for Sunday

As stated on its social media site, the mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas is to create and support programs that directly improve the health, education, and well-being of children in communities throughout the country.

Animal abuse suspect arrested in Nye County

A man traveling to Pahrump from Reno is facing an animal abuse charge following his arrest on Friday, June 4.

Pahrump Valley’s veterans honored at appreciation BBQ

The first weekend of June was a sweltering one, with high temperatures making venturing forth a bit of a daunting task but for many members of the local veteran community and their friends, family and supporters, the weather did not stop them from heading out on Saturday to enjoy a few hours of food, fun and camaraderie during the annual Veterans Appreciation Barbecue.

Most minor traffic violations decriminalized in Nevada

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday signed a bill into law that decriminalizes most minor traffic offenses , classifying them instead as civil infractions.

Bill introduced in Senate to boost tourism sector

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., introduced bipartisan legislation in June that supports the travel and tourism industry.

Accidental overdoses increase in Nevada

Accidental overdoses increased in double-digit percentages in the state through part of 2019 and 2020, according to data released by the state.