Nye County District Attorney Arrested

By: Stewart Campbell Email
By: Stewart Campbell Email

The Nye County Sheriff's department has confirmed that County District attorney Robert Beckett has been arrested.

Beckett was pulled over around 11.30pm Tuesday night and charged with a DUI.

Deputies say Beckett was one and half times over the limit when tested.

Beckett faced 20 counts of embezzelment in 2008 and a previous DUI charge where he crashed two cars in a six hour period.

Beckett, the four term incumbent, was running for re-election this year but came in last out of the four candidates in the June primary.

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