Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested in Gardnerville

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

GARDNERVILLE, NV - A convicted sex offender who fled from California is in custody after being located and arrested in Gardnerville.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office worked with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to locate 47-year-old Rick David Oliver at a home in the area of Linda Anne Court in Gardnerville's East Valley.

Oliver was convicted in Yuba County for the sexual assault of a minor. He had recently fled California to avoid being caught and sentenced. He also has prior felony convictions for narcotics and sex offenses.

Once Deputies arrived at the home on Linda Anne Court, Oliver fled on foot and was chased by several officers. After a brief struggle, officers were able to contain Oliver and take him into custody.

He is currently being held without bail at the Douglas County Jail as a fugitive. He will be extradited back to Yuba County.

An associate of Oliver's is also in custody. 41-year-old Adrian Dave Froid of Reno was arrested and booked for Obstructing and Delaying an Officer and is being held on a $637.00 bail.

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