July 12, 2024

The Pizen Switch Times

Established 2021

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office – Nevada: Jail Bookings June 30, 2024 – July 7, 2024

Lyon County, Nevada ~ For the week of June 30th through July 7th, 2024, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office-Jail Division in Yerington reported 46 bookings for charges listed with each person’s photograph.

Arresting Agencies:
  • Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: 39
  • Yerington Police Department: 1
  • State of Nevada: 6
  • Tribal: 0

Arrests/Charges are not the same as convictions.

Nevada’ criminal justice system:

  • Legislature/elected law makers (Laws found at NRS Nevada Revised States https://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/Index.html and NAC Nevada Administrative Code https://www.leg.state.nv.us/nac/
  • Law enforcement (Locally: LCSO, YPD, NSP, Tribal)
  • Court System (Locally: District Attorney, Justice Courts, District Courts, Public Defenders)
  • Corrections (Community-based supervision: parole & probation; incarceration; fines; work programs; treatment programs, etc.).

LCSO Lyon County Sheriff’s Office operates the Lyon County Jail System for people who are arrested, held pending district attorney charges, and/or held on court order. LCSO does not decide who stays and who is released.

The County Justice Courts with the District Attorney’s recommendations determine bail amounts according to the nature of the alleged crime.

The District Attorney decides whether to prosecute, decline prosecution, or to plea bargain with the defense attorneys.

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