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Law Enforcement Brief

Karla Nix was sentenced Sept. 5 to six years differed with credit for 90 days served in Valley County Detention Center. On Jan. 18, Nix was charged with felony exploitation of an older person. In addition to time served, Nix will pay a fine of $2,000 and restitution of $5,000. Standard court conditions will apply regarding mental health assessments and restricted access to the elderly.

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle was pleased to report zero traffic fatalities or serious accidents on area roads during the Labor Day weekend.

Sheriff Buerkle also asked to remind folks about the importance of taking down serial numbers for all your valuable assets and vehicles. According to Buerkle, many people don’t think to save serial numbers until it’s too late, making it difficult to identify and return stolen goods.


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