Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for April 9-April 10. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or elsewhere in the newspaper that are released by the law enforcement agencies that include the WPCSO, Nevada Highway Patrol, Ely Shoshone Tribal Police and other local, state, federal agencies.


REPORT OF HARASSMENT: The reporting party claimed her soon to be ex-husband keeps texting her.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF HARASSMENT: City – the reporting party claimed a person was posting things on The Facebook about getting him fired.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF HARASSMENT: City – the reporting party claimed she was hanging out with a male subject and then discovered he was an ex-felon and a sex offender.  She cut off contact with him, but he continued to text her.  The male was contacted and advised to cease communication.

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party let an acquaintance stay in her residence and she claimed that person stole from her.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF A TRUANCY: City – a student was deemed a habitual truant and was issued a citation.

New Bookings: None


REPORT OF A DEATH: City – Jack Burns was discovered deceased at his residence.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: City – the subject was located and was fine.

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE: The reporting party claimed to be selling a vehicle to another person, who had refused to pay for it.  The suspect returned the vehicle.

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – 27 year old Ely resident Daniel Ray Johnson was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

REPORT OF A JUVENILE PROBLEM: City – the reporting party claimed several juveniles damaged his private property and had trespassed.  The juveniles were contacted and admitted to the actions.  Reports were completed and will be submitted to Juvenile Probation.

New Bookings: Daniel Ray Johnson / Warrant / No bail