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  • Lawsuits over cash seizures settled in Nevada

    Authorities in a Nevada county are reviewing a "forfeiture program" and have settled lawsuits with two men who said a sheriff's deputy violated their civil rights when they were stopped for speeding, searched for drugs and forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars.


  • Nevada county settles suits on I-80 cash seizures

    A rural Nevada county has settled lawsuits with two men who said a sheriff's deputy violated their civil rights when they were stopped for speeding on Interstate 80, searched for drugs and forced to forfeit tens of thousands of dollars even though no drugs were found and no charges filed in either case.


  • In this image released by the Humboldt County, Nev. Sheriff's Department in September 2013 and posted on their Facebook page, Sgt. Lee Dove poses with K-9 Zyla and $50,000 cash that was seized after a traffic stop for speeding. Dove is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of U.S. Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits. Two men who were traveling alone through northern Nevada's high desert last year offer strikingly similar accounts of their stops by Dove near the town of Winnemucca, about 165 miles east of Reno. (AP Photo/Humboldt County Sheriff's Department)

    AP Newsbreak: Deputy accused of illegal stops

    A rural Nevada sheriff's deputy is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of U.S. Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits.


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