weather icon Clear

Pahrump man charged for indecent exposure at Petrack Park

A Pahrump man is facing an indecent exposure charge after he allegedly removed all of his clothes during a stroll through Petrack Park late last month, according to a Nye County Sheriff’s Office report.

Deputies were dispatched to the park’s arena area following several reports of the naked man just before 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 26.

According to a sheriff’s office arrest report, an 18-year-old and a 9-year-old were at the park and were allegedly being followed by a completely naked white man who was “acting erratic and unusual.”

The suspect was later identified as Darrin Kirk, of Pahrump.

“When both the adult and juvenile attempted to get away from Kirk, he would follow, causing them to call another individual, who picked them up soon after,” the arrest report stated.

Deputies Aaron Ford and Cory Buendicho arrived in the area to assist, and eventually located Kirk, who was they said was completely naked.

“Deputy Ford canvassed the park and located some clothing near Kirk,” according to the report.

Following the initial investigation, deputies concluded that Kirk willfully, unlawfully, exposed himself in the presence of a child under the age of 18, or a vulnerable person in violation of Nevada Revised Statute 201. 220c.

He was transported to the Nye County Detention Center where he was booked for an alleged indecent exposure charge.

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

LGBTQ foster recruitment a focus for Pride Month

If you want to make a real difference in the life of children in rural Nevada, become a foster care provider.

Post-primary: 2 commission seats decided

The Nevada primary is meant to narrow down party selections ahead of the November general election, but for some local races, Nye County voters voiced their final decisions on Tuesday.

GALLERY: DAV BBQ offers an afternoon of camaraderie

Camaraderie. It’s something felt in all sorts of groups but undoubtedly one of the strongest senses of camaraderie can be found among those who have served their country.

Nye County Water District scores its first grant

The Nye County Water District has secured its first ever grant, a fact that has officials feeling excited and optimistic about the momentum that the district is finally seeing.

Death Valley worker dies in crash

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — A gofundme account has been established for the family of a Death Valley National Park employee who died following a vehicle crash there late last month.