September 18, 2014
FERNLEY, NV - Lyon County sheriff's deputies have arrested a burglary suspect they say led them on a chase.
About 4AM Thursday, a Lyon deputy assigned to the Fernley area saw a man on a motorcycle at a parking lot in east Fernley. The deputy recognized the motorcyclist as a suspect in a recent burglary. The subject, later identified as 27-year-old Troy Nelson of Silver Springs, spotted the deputy and fled through the parking lot, according to Lyon County.
The deputy spotted the motorcycle on a side street and started chasing the biker. The pursuit ended a short time later after the motorcycle crashed. The deputy apprehended Nelson after a short foot chase.
Nelson was taken to a hospital for treatment of a leg injury after the crash. Once released, Nelson will be booked for Burglary, Eluding, and Possession of Methamphetamine. Nelson also has warrants for burglary, drug possession and domestic battery.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.