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Nye County District Attorney’s report

The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.

• Eric Raymond Caldwell was charged on Sept. 26 with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (schedule I or II), two counts, a felony.

• Christopher Jesionowski was charged on Sept. 22 with child abuse, a felony.

• Richard Jason Deutch was charged on Sept. 18 with injuring or tampering with a vehicle and injury to other property, both gross misdemeanors; and domestic battery; disturbing the peace, two counts; and injury to other property, all misdemeanors.

• Tony Wesley Holland was charged on Sept. 25 with interception, interruption or delay of message sent over telephone line and false imprisonment, both gross misdemeanors; and domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Ted Timothy James Barcley was charged on Sept. 26 with embezzlement, $25 or more and petit larceny, both misdemeanors.

• Enrique Dedios was charged on Sept. 18 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Donald Ray Sanderson was charged on Sept. 27 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Dante Jovan Tobener was charged on Sept. 26 with petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

These local teens spent their summer building beds for kids in need

As part of the Step program, these teenagers worked with one of the valley’s ever-growing nonprofits, Nye County Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), to construct brand new beds from scratch, each destined to end up in the homes of area children who don’t have a bed to call their own.

Don‘t fall for this latest phone scam

After receiving numerous complaints from area residents regarding threats of incarceration, the Nye County District Attorney’s Office is now warning individuals to ignore phone calls about jury duty.

Back to school: Where to get free supplies & essentials

It’s not always easy for families to afford everything that’s needed, particularly with inflation putting an additional pinch on parents’ pockets.

‘Buy in Nye’ awarded for helping 17 homeowners

The Buy in Nye homeownership program provided nearly $3.9 million in affordable mortgages and $288,000 in down-payment assistance to 17 Nye County families.

Solar recycling project denied

Along with the boom in solar energy generation projects, solar recycling is becoming more prevalent, resulting in companies looking to expand their operations to accommodate the new industry. One company, i-Quest Inc., was hoping to bring its own operations to the Pahrump Valley but Nye County commissioners shot down the idea at the board’s most recent meeting.

GALLERY: Winners from this year’s 4th of July Parade

A special ceremony was held this week to bestow the awards upon those organizations that took home top honors in this year’s Fourth of July Parade, sponsored by the Pahrump Holiday Task Force in partnership with the Pahrump Disability Outreach Program.

GALLERY: Helen Keller Days raises $2k for local Federation of the Blind Chapter

The 2nd Annual Helen Keller Days took place with members of the Southern Nye County Chapter of the Federation of the Blind coming together with community supporters for an afternoon of fun and excitement, all in the name of fundraising.

Biden tests positive for COVID, shortens Vegas trip

President Joe Biden pulled out of a speech before the nation’s largest Latino organization after he tested positive for COVID-19.