Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015|8:33 a.m.
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP)– A sheriff’s official in Nevada says a 27-year-old Washington state man faces misdemeanor charges after crashing a pickup through a locked gate at the previous U.S. nationwide nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas.
Nye County sheriff’s Sgt. David Boruchowitz stated Rylan Joel Wallette of Kennewick, Washington, was arrested at a gate to the Nevada National Security Website after the crash a little prior to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Boruchowitz says Wallette had marijuana stuff in the pickup, which had front-end damage consistent with a crash.
Wallette was reserved at the county jail in Pahrump pending a court appearance on trespassing, property damage and medication paraphernalia charges.
The Security Website is a 1,360-square-mile protected federal reservation. It utilized to be known as the Nevada Test Website.