VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- One of the candidates in the race for Storey County Sheriff has been placed on administrative leave by his opponent, the current Sheriff.
Deputy Shawn Mahan is running against Sheriff Gerald Antinoro was put on administrative leave with pay, as of Tuesday. He will remain on leave indefintely.
Sheriff Antinoro told News 4 he cannot say why Mahan was put on leave, but he said it is about Sheriff's Department policy, and has nothing to do with politics.
Mahan and Antinoro were the two top vote-getters in the June primary.