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Nevada Police Promise Arrests At Burning Man

With Burning Man rapidly approaching, the Nevada State Sheriff department has issued a disturbing warning to festival goers in the form of an arrest promise. With a new Sheriff in town, the Pershing County authorities are determined to punish “non-violent” crime en masse. In a conversation with the Associated Press, Sheriff Jerry Allen said, “We don’t have the personnel to issue citations to 70,000 naked people on the playa, but we will be upholding the law to the best of our ability.” In previous years, former sheriff Richard Machado was known to employ a hands off approach to the festival, ... Read more