Carson City man assaults with banana, crashes into casino

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Updated: 7/29 11:48 am
CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- A man was arrested early Sunday morning after hitting a convenience store clerk with a banana and later crashing his vehicle into a nearby casino.

According to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, Osvaldo Ruiz was arrested after a vehicle and foot chase at 1:41 a.m. in the area of East Long Street. Ruiz crashed his vehicle into a natural gas line at Dotty's Casino and caused the temporary evacuation of the casino.

Carson City Sheriff's Office and Carson City Fire Department both responded to the incident, but no injuries were reported.

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said Ruiz has a long criminal history in the Carson City area. Ruiz was booked into the Carson City jail and his bail is set at $68,300.
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steve - 7/29/2014 12:10 AM
1 Vote
mexico has nice jails with no foodstamps or welfare

steve - 7/28/2014 11:57 PM
1 Vote
send him back to mexico

guyvacho - 7/28/2014 7:17 PM
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this time, don't let him out. this idiot will only get worse.

sierra11 - 7/28/2014 3:58 PM
3 Votes
Ever notice anymore all the crime blotters are plagued with names like Gonzalez,Ruiz,Ortega,Melendrez,Jurez and Pedro? Could there be a pattern here? Glad to see Harry Reid and Limited Liability Corporations are bringing in more cheap CRIME RIDDEN LABOR!

Bubbles - 7/28/2014 2:56 PM
2 Votes
I'm sure this pile of waste will be turned loose again.

LASD1096 - 7/28/2014 2:48 PM
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not much to say about this, actually nothing at all.
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