71°F
weather icon Windy

Man pleads no contest in shooting

The man accused of shooting a gun in the city pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of discharging a firearm during his arraignment at Boulder City Judicial Court on Tuesday afternoon.

Appearing before Judge David Stephens, Timothy Sharetts accepted a deal negotiated by his attorney Stephen Stubbs that resulted in the elimination of 10 other misdemeanor counts of discharging a firearm in a public place. He also agreed to pay a $500 fine, attend a counseling program and stay away from the location of the shooting, 1303 Darlene Way.

As part of the deal, Stephens stayed a six-month jail sentence for Sharetts, but warned him that if he didn't adhere to the negotiated terms he would be taken into custody.

Sharetts was arrested Jan. 19 after several people called 911 to report multiple shots fired in front of multifamily complex in the 1300 block of Darlene Way.

There were no injuries as a result of the shooting.

Hali Bernstein Saylor is editor of the Boulder City Review. She can be reached at hsaylor@bouldercityreview.com or at 702-586-9523. Follow @HalisComment on Twitter.

THE LATEST
Sssnake season is here

Those walking in their yards, at the park or on a desert hike need to be aware that snake season has begun.

Colon cancer screenings crucial for adults

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seven in 10 adults in the U.S. aged 50-75 are up to date with colorectal cancer screening; however, in 2021, the CDC lowered the recommended age for colorectal cancer screening for adults to begin at age 45.

Get to know your thyroid, its function

Did you know that one in 20 people has some kind of thyroid disorder?

Winter brings threat of virus convergence

Our local temperatures may seem mild, but we are facing some colder days and with that comes a winter chill — and sneezing, coughing, sore throat and more.

‘Spoof’ call temporarily locksdown high school

Boulder City High School was placed on a brief lockdown this morning after Boulder City Police dispatch received a “spoofed” all at 9:09 a.m. from someone claiming to be a teacher supposedly hiding from a gunman in the school, according to a city official.