Sheriff hopeful accused of campaign sign theft

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Updated: 4/23 11:04 pm

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Authorities in Nevada say a candidate for sheriff in rural Nye County was arrested in a campaign sign theft case.

An arrest report made public Wednesday by the Nye County sheriff's office says Assistant Sheriff Rick Marshall was arrested about 7 p.m. Tuesday in Pahrump after a complaint by an official with a rival "Anybody but Rick Marshall" campaign.

Marshall didn't immediately respond Wednesday to messages.

Deputies reported stopping Marshall and another man in a pickup truck towing a trailer containing Marshall campaign signs and at least one uprooted sign from the rival group.

Marshall was arrested on possession of stolen property, conspiracy to commit a crime and resisting arrest charges.

Deputies say he held tightly to a metal bar on the truck in an attempt to prevent being handcuffed.


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WhoComplies - 4/24/2014 2:23 PM
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I hope he's suspended without pay while this investigation takes place.

wilson - 4/23/2014 2:11 PM
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Why am I not surprised! Nye counties finest..
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