The Carson City Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the community for their assistance in identifying the suspects in the theft of a political signs on the west side. The Sheriff’s Office acted on a Secret Witness tip which led detectives to speak with two female suspects. One female suspect is 19 years old. A second female suspect is 17 years old. This investigation is continuing and they have been made aware of the seriousness of this offense. Although two suspects have been identified, there are two more suspects involved in this case.
The theft of an election sign is a Gross Misdemeanor and the elements are part of state law. This offense may seem minor, but it carries a penalty that could include one year in a county jail and a fine of up to $2,500. The Sheriff’s Office is encouraging everyone to remain cordial during this election season.