Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office. Information and spelling of names contained in this blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withild at the request of persons whose names appear in this blotter or elsewhere in this newspaper that are released by law enforcement agencies that include WPCSO, Nevada Highway Patrol, Ely Shoshone Tribal Police and other local, state and federal agencies.
FEB. 10, 2022
REPORT OF A FIGHT: City – a school reported a fight between two students. A report was submitted to Juvenile Probation.
REPORT OF AN UNATTENDED DEATH: John Digiacomo passed away at his residence due to natural causes.
REPORT OF AN UNATTENDED DEATH: Debra Alston passed away at her residence due to natural causes.
REPORT OF AN ACCIDENT: Brianna Miller and Maria Ayala, both of Ely, were involved in an accident.
REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the subject left the area on his own accord.
New Bookings: John Brown / DUI and possessing a firearm while under the influence / Bail $1,495 / Arrested by the Nevada State Police
Dakota Hunt / Warrant for domestic bat
FEB. 11, 2022
REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – 19 year old Isaac Armstrong, of Ely, was arrested for DUI.
REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the reporting party lent her vehicle to another subject, who was refusing to return it. Contact was made with the subject, and the vehicle was returned.
REPORT OF ELDER ABUSE: City – the reporting party beleived an older family member was being isolated. The investigation continues.
REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subject was contacted and was fine.
REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: City – the owner of the vehicle was contacted and the vehicle was removed.
REPORT OF THREATS: City – the reporting party claimed a family member had made threats. The family member was contacted and claimed he had been battered. The issue was resolved between the parties.
REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – the parties were contacted and claimed they had only argued. Both agreed to separate.
REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: The vehicle was located and checked okay.
New Bookings: Isaac Armstrong / DUI, driving without a license, tail lamp violation, proof of insurance required, and minor in consumption / Bail $2,550
FEB. 12, 2022
REPORT OF A CUSTODY ISSUE: City – the parties came to an agreement.
REPORT OF A SHOPLIFTER: City – the suspect attempted to return an item at a local store prior to purchasing it. The refund was denied and the suspect left.
REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – the parties claimed they had only been arguing.
REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: City – the subjects were fine.
New Bookings: None
FEB. 13, 2022
REPORT OF INJURY TO PROPERTY: City – an inmate, identified as 31 year old Boe Gibson, damaged jail property.
REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the reporting party claimed a former girlfriend was trying to get into his house. The female claimed she was just trying to get her property. Both advised to handle the issue civilly or go through the court process.
REPORT OF A BURGLARY: The reporting party discovered someone came into a building he owns and took property from within. The incident was documented.
REPORT OF AN UNATTENDED DEATH: Paige Hill passed away at her home due to natural causes.
REPORT OF A BATTERY: City – the report was unfounded.
REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT: City – the subject was not located.
REPORT OF A JUVENILE PROBLEM: City – the reporting party claimed another juvenile had been trying to start a fight with him. The incident was documented.
New Bookings: Boe Gibson / Damage to jail property / Bail $5,000
FEB. 14, 2022
REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – 31 year old Melanie Watson, of Ely, was arrested for driving with a revoked license and without an interlock device.
REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – a male subject was allegedly staying at a motel, where he had once been employed, without permission or paying. He was trespassed from the property. The male subject was also the same that had been accused of shoplifting earlier in the week was located and issued citation for petit larceny.
REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: City – a juvenile felt someone had been following her as she walked to a local store. The vehicle was located and the driver advised he was not following anyone, but going to the store.
REPORT OF A JUVENILE PROBLEM: City – no juveniles were located.
REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party believed an acquaintance stole his keys. A report was completed.
REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party claimed someone stole her wallet. The investigation continues.
New Bookings: Melanie Watson / Driving revoked, proof of insurance required, expired registration, and operating without an interlock device / Bail $2,365
Caleb Crampton / Serving time for previous arrest
Krisse Thompson / Bench Warrant / Bail $225