November 21, 2014
DOUGLAS COUNTY, NV -- The New Year's Eve celebration in the casino care area of Stateline, Nev. went as planned, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
The local law enforcement were able to contain the crowds as they were no larger than in the past years. U.S. Highway 50 was closed to car traffic around 11 p.m. for safety reasons. People were allowed to walk through the streets for the celebration.
The Nevada side of U.S. Highway 50 was cleared of people by 12:20 a.m. and roads were reopened around 1 a.m.
Throughout the night, 14 people were arrested. Charges included assault, domestic battery, disorderly conduct, minor consuming alcohol and civil protective custody. One person was issued a citation and released.
The Minden-Gardnerville area reported a similarly quiet evening; with one person arrested for domestic battery.
There were no reported injuries to any public safety personnel.