Report: Embattled Northern Nevada constable won'' t face charges

Tuesday, July 10, 2018|3:38 p.m.

CARSON CITY– A constable in Northern Nevada facing claims of unwanted sexual advances and other misbehavior will not face criminal charges.

The Reno Gazette Journal reports private investigators working under Attorney general of the United States Adam Laxalt determined 5 possible victims of sexual misconduct linked to Floor County sheriff Gerald Antinoro, however they did not make any “findings of criminal offenses” within the statute of constraints.

Laxalt is running for guv. The Republican has dealt with criticism from Democrats for refusing to denounce his recommendation from Antinoro.

An investigative report gotten by the paper likewise reveals the chief law officer’s office initially got a sexual harassment complaint including Antinoro in 2014, when now Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto headed the workplace.

The investigation followed a wide-ranging problem submitted by designer Don Roger Norman. His lawyer, Joey Gilbert, characterized parts of the examination as a “politically crafted response.”

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