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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Nevada - News Releases

October 28, 2016 - In an ongoing effort to make Halloween safer for the children in our communities, the U.S. Marshals and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are conducting “Operation Trick-or-Treat”, a three day joint law enforcement operation in Clark County, to ensure sex offenders are in compliance with their sex offender registration requirements.

October 29, 2015 - In an ongoing effort to make Halloween safer for the children in our communities, the U.S. Marshals and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are conducting “Operation Trick-or Treat”, a four day joint law enforcement operation in Clark County, Nevada to ensure compliance with sex offender registration requirements by sex offenders.

September 02, 2015 - David R. Mason, a fugitive wanted in California by the California Department of Corrections, was arrested in Las Vegas by the United States Marshals led Sex Offender Predator Apprehension Team/Task Force. A warrant was issued charging Mason with Parole Violation. The charges stem from an original charge of Lewd and Lascivious Act with a Child Under 14.

July 28, 2015 - The Northern Nevada’s U.S. Marshals led fugitive task force, with assistance from the Regional Sex Offender Notification Unit and Reno Police Department, arrested Nicholas M. Moss yesterday. Moss was arrested for an outstanding first degree Sexual Assault warrant issued by Sarpy County, Nebraska.

June 30, 2015 - Northern Nevada’s U.S. Marshals-led fugitive task force located and arrested William Eric Smith who is wanted by the Modesto Police Department for a murder committed on June 6th.

March 23, 2015 - In an ongoing effort to make Clark County safer, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department recently teamed up to conduct a three week operation targeting sex offenders who were in violation of the sex offender registration laws, and fugitive offenders wanted for sex related crimes. The recently concluded operation, which occurred from March 2-20, 2015, was very successful and resulted in eighteen arrests.

January 26, 2015 - A member of Northern Nevada’s U.S. Marshals fugitive task force, with assistance of the California Highway Patrol, arrested Mark Tyler Pierce this evening. Pierce was arrested without incident while traveling eastbound on highway 80 outside of Truckee, CA. He was taken into custody for an outstanding murder warrant originating from Hoke County, NC.

November 21, 2014 - Northern Nevada’s U.S. Marshals led fugitive taskforce is actively seeking the whereabouts of Timothy Tofaute and David Dixon. The two men are accused of an armed takeover of the Chukchansi Indian Resort and Casino in Coarsegold, California on October 9, 2014. Brian Auchenbach, who was also named on an arrest warrant related to this event, turned himself in to the Madera County Sheriff on November 20th.

November 18, 2014 - Northern Nevada’s U.S. Marshals led fugitive taskforce is seeking the public’s assistance locating Timothy Tofaute, David Dixon, and Brian Auchenbach. Toufaute and Dixon are residents of Sparks while Auchenbach is a resident of Gardnerville. All subjects have significant ties to Northern Nevada. Tofaute, Dixon, and Auchenbach are accused of numerous felonies including Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

 
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